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Old 03-27-2008, 03:09 PM   #81
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Naivety finally pays off!
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Old 03-27-2008, 03:26 PM   #82
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Lol! Yeah, except, I'd have preferred to do it myself for under $200 in materials. Ah, well! That was three years before I joined BC.

It still remains to be seen as to whether this settlement proposal goes through unscathed. Don't hold your collective breath.....
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i dont know if i kept my reciepts for when i changed mine. i told myself to, but that dont mean chit, i may have thrown them away by accident.
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...It still remains to be seen as to whether this settlement proposal goes through unscathed. Don't hold your collective breath.....
Exactly.
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Just got an email response to my inquiry why the L67 engine'* were not included in the lawsuit:

"Thank you for contacting us about the proposed Settlement asking why your GM vehicle is not included in the settlement, and asking how it was decided which GM vehicles are included in the settlement. Plaintiffs? Counsel acknowledge and understand that many GM vehicle owners experienced difficulties with their vehicles relating to Dex-Cool, and that some of those GM vehicles are not included within the proposed settlement. However, in prosecuting and ultimately settling this case, for procedural and substantive law reasons, Plaintiffs? Counsel had to narrow the case to the strongest class claims based on the best evidence.

By way of background, the group of Plaintiffs? lawyers in this case spent well over five years litigating this case, incurring nearly $2.5 million in out-of-pocket expenses and over $20 million in attorney time (which has not been compensated to date) fighting with General Motors, one of the largest companies in the world, in three different state courts and a consolidated action in a federal district court. During the course of the litigation, Plaintiffs? Counsel filed papers with the courts to certify a broad group of GM vehicle owners. Over the course of the five year litigation battle, different courts denied Plaintiffs? Counsel?* applications to represent these broad groups of GM vehicle owners, and refused to certify a class with all of the vehicles in it. At the end of the day, Plaintiffs? Counsel were forced to narrow the definition of the class and the class case down to what they believed were the strongest claims. This is what resulted in the vehicle lines that are included in the proposed settlement.

Depending on your circumstances and the condition of your GM vehicle, you may have options, including filing a small claims court case. If you support your claim with the information from the GM class settlement, you may be able to recover some damages in small claims court.

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That'* quite straightforward and follows the course of logic I would expect in a case of this nature.
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Got home last night and found the identical e-mail in my inbox. Yes, take care of the majority that can cause you a problem and leave all the rest of us out in the cold. Typical legal crap. What ever happened to customer service and doing the right thing? Oh yea, that went out the door years ago.

Sorry for being cranky, but my car is NOT in my hands as it'* now in for the LIM fix. This is one expense I didn't plan on.
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Found a full page ad in a National Geographic (of all places) about the Dex-Cool class action.

Here is the website to contact: www.dexcoolsettlement.com
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Do your self a favor and flush that junk out!!!!!!!!!! Please it does eat intake gaskets............
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I totally understand the caustic nature of the DEX but I'm drivin a 96 N/A 3.8. Have been for 4 years now. I'm at 440,000 km no worse for wear. Possible someone ahead of me did gaskets I guess? No complaints and I'm still runnin the new stuff.
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