Cracked applique

Wife 2003 Exploer has a cracked Applique. the crack is from the back window down to the ford logo. total about 2 inches.
Been reading on the internet and I guess this is what happen. Not sure
what an Applique is. How important is it to have this fixed? When I read the whold TSB sounds like they are just painting over it and not replaceing the applique. Will the back window fall out? Does not look like it will. I don't want to pay to have it fixed just so it can crack again in a year or 2 since it seem this seems to happen to alot of people.
Ford wants me to buy part# 1L2Z78402A30CAPTM for $58.71 and 1L2z7842528AA for $28.80 Then, get this goto Chevy dealer in town to have them install it and paint it. Which i know that will cost some more money.
From TSB Some 2002-2005 Explorer/Mountaineer and 2003-2005 Aviator vehicles may exhibit a damaged/cracked plastic applique without liftgate glass damage.
ACTION: Replace the applique as necessary. It is no longer necessary to replace the entire liftgate glass assembly to correct this condition. Refer to the following Service Procedure for details.
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If the truck is in warranty, they should pay for it.
If not, I would complain to Ford.
It also seems weird that you have to go to a Chevy dealer. It my be a dealership owned by the same people, though.
Jeff
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