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Old 02-06-2004, 01:53 AM   #1
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Whoa, read this guys story: http://www.sticksite.com/car.htm
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Command start?
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His main problem was starting, which I bet was caused by the remote start. Why would they never try a different brand?
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What kills me is the guy mentioned his car "leaking red fluid." Obviously not a car guy. He never mentioned trying to fix anything himself. He relied way too much on the dealership, which coincidentally, sucked.
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If he hated it so much, why not just sell the car!?!
But there is always a lemon!
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He also stated that the car was turbocharged
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This guy is a fruit. He keeps complaining about dieng batteris but they NEVER once mentioned looking at or testing the alternator until 4 years later. He was complaining about normal wear and tear on a car that (from what I gather) sits outside all year round and may not be driven for a week at a time or more.

Half his story was how "inconvienent" everything was to do. Most problems were minor but he made them seem like the car was going to blow up every time. He mentioned replaceing just the plugs once. When was there ever a standard tune-up listed?

And the car starter setting off the alarm all the time? Did anyone ever check the passkey bypass? That would be #1 on my list of things.

I will say though, it sounds like the dealership really had no idea what they were doing either. This is a case of two idiots going back and forth...
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I will say though, it sounds like the dealership really had no idea what they were doing either. This is a case of two idiots going back and forth...
haha i think you hit the nail on the head there!
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Went to gas the car and the cover (door) would not open. Took car back to dealership and had cables adjusted
i wonder if he justr unlocked his door only
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Car recalled because of problem with rear-view mirror
He complained about something that he got fixed for free
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