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Old 01-12-2004, 10:34 PM   #1
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Well, If u remember my post about my car last week and the wierd metallic chirping sound... Well It did it 3x as bad tonight on the way home from work.. Took it to sears auto center. And they showed me.. Sure enough as I dreaded, Well Bearings Gone bad.. And the Funny thing is my friend from NC Calls me, Who drives a grand am,
his transmission went out.. My car has 62k miles so far as been nothing but a pain in my ***... First and Last pontiac I ever own.. In fact.. My oldsmobile I had I replaced both bearings in it BUT After 200k+, Wheel Bearing + Labor= $191.27.
I think I am, well no I am going to Sue GMC.
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1 new Wheel Bearing and Hub assembly at autozone= $125
Labor=50-60.
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Old 01-12-2004, 10:40 PM   #3
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why would you sue "GMC"? I wouldnt take GM on. Maybe ask the dealership for new ones, and maybe you got a lemon... I dunno... Im not to proud of pontiac either, But they let me stay here joke... If a bearing goes that soon it could have been strapped down to tight to the train/truck on delievery.
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Like i said.. i had a 92 ols it had 97 k on it went i bought it and 240 k when i wrecked..
i drove the hell out of it.. So bearings on it was understandable.. but 63K!!!!! I shouldnt have to replace crap
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Geez if my repair bills were under 200 clams...I'd be laffing

oh well, doesnt seem to bad (the price) the timeline is a question, dont bother suing....its not worth the effort
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dude i do computer work, and i make about 10.75 an hour so im pretty broke.
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Take comfort (at least a little) in the fact that there ARE good bearings out there. I thrash mine, and they're still stock at 97,000 miles.
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dude i do computer work, and i make about 10.75 an hour so im pretty broke.
and you work what 20hour weeks? I mean c'mon working 40hours that roughly $20,000 and 60hours thats roughly $30,000 I know its not 6 figures but its livable mange your money
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hmm... I should gather my/my dads recipts on the trofeo for the last 12 years of its life and add it up.. anyone givin bets?
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hmm... I should gather my/my dads recipts on the trofeo for the last 12 years of its life and add it up.. anyone givin bets?
I'll guess $3,000ish
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