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Old 03-29-2006, 02:23 PM   #11
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yeah i just called my tuffy near by...i hate to drive it now that the knocking has started. But they said they'd inspect and estimate me for free. So anything else i should watch for when i bring it in to them?
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Orty, whether you can afford it or not, the fact is that you have a bottom end failure. No brand or type of oil in the world can help you at this point.
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okay answer me this...could this have been because improper procedure by the shop that fixed my LIM/UIM failure?? if so then i am covered.
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okay answer me this...could this have been because improper procedure by the shop that fixed my LIM/UIM failure?? if so then i am covered.
They likely did the procedure correctly. However, it wasn't detected until it was too late. Damage had already set in on those bearings.
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Not necessarily. This is the result of the FIRST failure. Not the repair.
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ugggh...well hopefully im crazy and its not as bad as i am making it sound...ill be driving to Tuffy now...ill post when i get back so you guys can no whether im going to shoot myself and my bonnie or not
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Uhm...we would prefer you don't shoot either. We can psot pictures of rice if you Must shoot at a car to relieve your frustration.

But seriously, I wish you better luck than you've had so far.
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okay answer me this...could this have been because improper procedure by the shop that fixed my LIM/UIM failure?? if so then i am covered.
They likely did the procedure correctly. However, it wasn't detected until it was too late. Damage had already set in on those bearings.
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Not necessarily. This is the result of the FIRST failure. Not the repair.
Unfortunately, that'* what I was told as well. The job was done properly, just not fast enough. That'* the worst part of a UIM failure, it can be bad for quite a while before the symptoms become noticeable.

Again, tho, good luck! I really hope we are all over-reacting!!!
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well the guy at tuffy only heard my car for about a second before he diagnosed. Yep lower end...thus bearing. He just picked up a used 3800 and said i can do that but...i dont have the money or the time. I'll prolly just end up driving it until it dies and then buy/use a friends old car he has until i can afford a new car. Unless a forum member will make me an offer i cant refuse for my 95 green SSE (sig car) but alas she is very sick
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Orty, where are you located?
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