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02-10-2012, 09:38 PM #11
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Lesson learned...from now on I will take my truck to a Chevy dealership near my office, and when/if I need service again...I'll drive the two hours to go to the dealership I bought it from. He's done me right, and even if he can't get me anything back, he's done more than my local dealer to ensure my business goes to him.
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02-11-2012, 12:53 AM #122010 Chevy Silverado Z71 ext cab.4x4
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02-11-2012, 11:34 AM #13
People can really be taken advantage of, I was living 200 miles away at the time , my dad had a vacum leak on his Crown Vic , he took it to three different dealers wasting if I remember right $700 with no results. He left his car with a retired plant maint. mech. and after an hour called and said he found a leaking 2" hose , a cousin up in the ranks with Ford in Detroit said he would help with a complaint but guess tired ol'Dad didn't want to go to the trouble.
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02-11-2012, 11:45 AM #14
I absolutely hate going to the dealership here, the parts guys are nice, but the service people and sales people are horrendous.
02-16-2012, 01:51 PM #15
On a plus side, at least since my brakes aren't sticking anymore, I have gained just over 2mpg on my fuel mileage. Still dislike the dealership, but at least they fixed the problem!
02-16-2012, 01:55 PM #16
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02-16-2012, 01:59 PM #17
Thanks Steve, I may try that. I'm waiting to see if the dealer I bought it from can get it taken care of through a goodwill write-off, at least part of it anyway. We'll see.
I was less than thrilled when I called Chevrolet last week. That did nothing, they just sided with the dealer and said "it's environmental so it's not covered". Not really concerned with the fact it took a week or that I was flat out told you didn't buy the truck from us so we don't really have to do any more than what we have.
02-16-2012, 02:55 PM #18
sorry to hear about the whole ordeal. glad your purchasing dealer is trying to help. over the years I have definately found dealers that I like more than others. One in particular where I have purchased a couple vehicles and try to take my wifes car when needing service. All because I have felt that I was treated very well in both service and sales.David
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02-17-2012, 07:03 PM #19
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This thread makes me wonder why there's been nary a peep from a poster who signs themselves as "Tricia, GM customer service".
02-19-2012, 08:10 PM #20
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I share your grief. Chevrolet is not the Chevrolet of past. I bought a new 2002 silverado. At 3750 miles my transmission went out. The GM dealer said that will be 4800.00 please. What about some help with this GM I asked...3700 miles come on, sorry no record of previous trouble in your service report. This one is yours. It will be my last from Goverment motors.
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