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Old 02-11-2004, 01:46   #1 (permalink)
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$18 For A Loose Bolt

I picked my Ute up from the dealer they were doing some warranty work the brake shudder, went the service desk.
Guy there said that I had a charge of $18 asked what for,
He said you have a loose aftermarket extractor bolt
Then I said $18 to tighten a loose extractor bolt I said thatís crazy
Then the service guy said sorry mark we didnít tighten it
I said why not
He said we canít get our hand in there so thereís no way I can get a spanner in there.
I said but why are you charging me $18 then.
He said for the diagnoses.
Anyway after I bit of rambling he agreed to drop the charge.
I do like my dealerís service centre been really good, always given me a good loan car maybe this dude had a bad dayÖ
I rang Herrod's they think maybe they have to pull my engine out to tighten that bolt.
Rob said itís never happened before heís going have a look at it on Friday.
And he said if I need a car, he will loan me his Ute..
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Old 02-11-2004, 02:01   #2 (permalink)
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Hahaha

/me donates $2.00 to alow Mark to purchase ice cream while he waits for car!

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Rob said it’s never happened before he’s going have a look at it on Friday. And he said if I need a car, he will loan me
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Hahaha

/me donates $2.00 to alow Mark to purchase ice cream while he waits for car!

Clasic!
Hey Laminge what sort of donk has Rob got in his ute??
if the ute is out they said there's a blue car there i can test drive...
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Please ensure said ute is out when you role up!

The blue car is more fun!
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LOL $18 what have they been smoking !!!
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LOL $18 what have they been smoking !!!
maybe they were sniffing my Optimax fumes....
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Re: $18 For A Loose Bolt

maybe they had a slow month, and needed to boost the figures...can you imagine doing up 100 bolts a month.....
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maybe they had a slow month, and needed to boost the figures...can you imagine doing up 100 bolts a month.....
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Unreal isn't it.......A few years ago I had my ute in for service and the service manager rang up and said it needed a set of wiper blades..... $32 thankyou very much!!
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