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post #1 of 54 Old 08-18-2010, 08:59 PM Thread Starter
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Local dealer horror story

You just gotta love the dealerships. My camaro developed a heater core leak. sprayed antifreeze out of the ac vent during hard right hand cornering. Took it to my local dealer(same place i bought my beloved bee). No problem sir, we'll get it fixed right up. A week later i get a call that it's gonna be a few more days. The windshield got broken. Have to wait for a new one. 3 days later i get another call. aftermarket windshield doesn't fit. have to order from the factory. it's gonna be 3 more weeks or so. a couple days later i drove by the dealership and saw my car sitting outside. WITH NO GLASS IN IT. Wind was blowing 35-40 mph. I stopped to look at my car. Full of dirt, grass, and everything else the wind blows around in north texas. look a little closer. floor mats covered with grease and grime. hole in the driver seat (looks like the mechanic sat in it with a tool in his back pocket. passenger kick panel with deep gouges in it. seat was replaced. floor mats replaced. carpets cleaned. windshield installed. kick panel replaced. a month later i get my car back. i get to keep it for a week. until they can get it into the body shop to repaint the door sills where they scratched it down to the metal on both the driver and passenger side. Oh well, i get to drive it for a week. And when the body shop is through it should be as good as new. Should get a call from the district gm rep tomorrow. We'll see what happens. I LOVE MY CAMARO. Just not a fan of the service that came with it.
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Really!?! Get the GM rep to demand the dealership to buy you a new car, or at least pay for some mods you want, done at another dealership. That is BS, compleate and utter.

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Wow... just....... wow.

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Yeah really. It was not a good experience. And I didn't even go into them refusing to give me a loaner. Or to get me a rental. After a week of no vehicle and blowing up on the general manager they put me in a 2010 impala. WITH NO AC. it's been aound 90-100 degrees everyday the last month. I drove that for 1 day. Took it back in and threw another fit. i ended up with a 2000 chevy truck to drive while they destroyed my car. It's just like a badass camaro. only different. lol
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Please tell me you took pictures of the damage.

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good new. yes i took pics. bad news. i took them on my iphone. which decided that it was time to crash. i lost all the pics. dealer doesn't know that though. the service manager stood there and watched me take them.
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You just gotta love the dealerships. My camaro developed a heater core leak. sprayed antifreeze out of the ac vent during hard right hand cornering. Took it to my local dealer(same place i bought my beloved bee). No problem sir, we'll get it fixed right up. A week later i get a call that it's gonna be a few more days. The windshield got broken. Have to wait for a new one. 3 days later i get another call. aftermarket windshield doesn't fit. have to order from the factory. it's gonna be 3 more weeks or so. a couple days later i drove by the dealership and saw my car sitting outside. WITH NO GLASS IN IT. Wind was blowing 35-40 mph. I stopped to look at my car. Full of dirt, grass, and everything else the wind blows around in north texas. look a little closer. floor mats covered with grease and grime. hole in the driver seat (looks like the mechanic sat in it with a tool in his back pocket. passenger kick panel with deep gouges in it. seat was replaced. floor mats replaced. carpets cleaned. windshield installed. kick panel replaced. a month later i get my car back. i get to keep it for a week. until they can get it into the body shop to repaint the door sills where they scratched it down to the metal on both the driver and passenger side. Oh well, i get to drive it for a week. And when the body shop is through it should be as good as new. Should get a call from the district gm rep tomorrow. We'll see what happens. I LOVE MY CAMARO. Just not a fan of the service that came with it.
sounds like they don't give a f88k!..portend of things to come?..possible in a few years!..stay tuned!..economy better recover,and **** soon!
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Yeah really. It was not a good experience. And I didn't even go into them refusing to give me a loaner. Or to get me a rental. After a week of no vehicle and blowing up on the general manager they put me in a 2010 impala. WITH NO AC. it's been aound 90-100 degrees everyday the last month. I drove that for 1 day. Took it back in and threw another fit. i ended up with a 2000 chevy truck to drive while they destroyed my car. It's just like a badass camaro. only different. lol
Well at least the nights in the panhandle are cool.

sorry to hear about your experience. I hope this dealership was not in Borger? I would expect more from the place I grew up.

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At least tell us who this horrible dealer is!
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