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The vinyl covering the speed control buttons gets hard in cold

The vinyl covering the speed control buttons on my 1999 ford explorer gets hard in cold weather resulting breaking off the pod containing the buttons. While trying to push the buttons enough to engage the speed control the small plastic tabs holding the pod have broken off. Is there a recall to correct this, or do they make replacement pods with a different material that wont do this?

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There is no recall that Iam aware of. You have to replace the switches if they break.

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