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Apr 22, 5:34am - #161914 
damn dealerships

Had my celi in for the recall on the saftey valve for the gas tank last week, and the told me i needed a whole new gas tank and to bring it back the next week. so i brought it in yesterday for that and to get new weatherstripping installed. after eight hours i call and check up and they broke all the fasteners off the tank and fucked up the fuel line. they ordered the parts right away, but it will be a day or two for them to get them in.
that pissed me off. he says that he'll get me a loaner car, so im like fine, whatever. then he tells me that since im not 21 he cant let me have it. then i snap. lets just say they gave me the car. told me if i needed any gas just put a few dollars in to get it back to the lot, so i said fine. F*cking car had absolutley no gas in it. Barely made it to the nearest gas station. I hate toyota dealerships. If i get it today im gonna make them give me the lift bolts i ordered for free.
By the way, the car is a pimpin 98 Dodge Stratus. hemi power baby.


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Apr 22, 3:25pm - #161915 
that sucks man, my dealership hasnt really f-ed me over yet...


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Apr 22, 3:31pm - #161916 

Haven't had any problems with my dealer yet either.

At least you got the loaner smile

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Apr 22, 4:01pm - #161917 
wait maybe i have if you consider the time i went to get my belt tensioner replaced and they told me i took so long to bring my car in they used it on another car, but its mainly my fault


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Apr 22, 5:22pm - #161918 
Originally Posted by csheriff
Had my celi in for the recall on the saftey valve for the gas tank last week, and the told me i needed a whole new gas tank and to bring it back the next week. so i brought it in yesterday for that and to get new weatherstripping installed. after eight hours i call and check up and they broke all the fasteners off the tank and fucked up the fuel line. they ordered the parts right away, but it will be a day or two for them to get them in.
that pissed me off. he says that he'll get me a loaner car, so im like fine, whatever. then he tells me that since im not 21 he cant let me have it. then i snap. lets just say they gave me the car. told me if i needed any gas just put a few dollars in to get it back to the lot, so i said fine. F*cking car had absolutley no gas in it. Barely made it to the nearest gas station. I hate toyota dealerships. If i get it today im gonna make them give me the lift bolts i ordered for free.
By the way, the car is a pimpin 98 Dodge Stratus. hemi power baby.


I think you mean "Mopar power", the stratus doesn't have a hemi thumbsdown but yeah I hate the toyota dealerships except one because I know one of the dealers.

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Apr 22, 5:24pm - #161919 
dealerships should give nice cars like vettes and vipers for loaners thumbsup


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Apr 22, 8:10pm - #161920 
apparently people don't understand that a lot can go wrong when dropping a gas tank.Not to mention it's quite time consuming. If you couldn't get a loaner because you aren't 21, i highly doubt you have one just because you bitched to service manager. the law is the law. if you aren't 21, you have no loaner. good luck woth those lift bolts. see how bad you can piss them off, and see what great work they'll do for you. be happy it's getting fixed.

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Apr 22, 8:15pm - #161921 
95% of Toyota dealers SUCK. angry

Be glad you got a loaner. They should have given you one without question if they screwed up, but dealers "should" do lots of things they don't.

Good luck getting everything fixed okay. wave


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Apr 22, 8:20pm - #161922 
yea, i hate my toyota dealership. angry angry angry last time i had my car in to get a tiny piece of runt fixed they took a week to do that, then when they were brining me my car the fucking stupid ass worker scraped the fuck outa my front bumper, kuz he drove it up the curb, kuz he was fucking going hella fast thought the parking lot. fuck toyota dealerships angry angry angry thumbsdown so all in all it took me over 2 weeks to get my car back thumbsdown


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Apr 23, 10:02am - #161923 
lol...btw the guys who work on the cars dont really care about the cars the always go hella fast through the parking lot.

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Apr 23, 11:52am - #161924 
Originally Posted by Know666
apparently people don't understand that a lot can go wrong when dropping a gas tank.Not to mention it's quite time consuming. If you couldn't get a loaner because you aren't 21, i highly doubt you have one just because you bitched to service manager. the law is the law. if you aren't 21, you have no loaner. good luck woth those lift bolts. see how bad you can piss them off, and see what great work they'll do for you. be happy it's getting fixed.


wait you do know people under 21 can rent cars right? you just have to pay a lot more...

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Apr 23, 2:06pm - #161925 
Originally Posted by celicagtshawaii
Originally Posted by csheriff
Had my celi in for the recall on the saftey valve for the gas tank last week, and the told me i needed a whole new gas tank and to bring it back the next week. so i brought it in yesterday for that and to get new weatherstripping installed. after eight hours i call and check up and they broke all the fasteners off the tank and fucked up the fuel line. they ordered the parts right away, but it will be a day or two for them to get them in.
that pissed me off. he says that he'll get me a loaner car, so im like fine, whatever. then he tells me that since im not 21 he cant let me have it. then i snap. lets just say they gave me the car. told me if i needed any gas just put a few dollars in to get it back to the lot, so i said fine. F*cking car had absolutley no gas in it. Barely made it to the nearest gas station. I hate toyota dealerships. If i get it today im gonna make them give me the lift bolts i ordered for free.
By the way, the car is a pimpin 98 Dodge Stratus. hemi power baby.


I think you mean "Mopar power", the stratus doesn't have a hemi thumbsdown but yeah I hate the toyota dealerships except one because I know one of the dealers.
that was what i like to call a "joke".


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Apr 23, 2:07pm - #161926 
Originally Posted by Know666
apparently people don't understand that a lot can go wrong when dropping a gas tank.Not to mention it's quite time consuming. If you couldn't get a loaner because you aren't 21, i highly doubt you have one just because you bitched to service manager. the law is the law. if you aren't 21, you have no loaner. good luck woth those lift bolts. see how bad you can piss them off, and see what great work they'll do for you. be happy it's getting fixed.
wow, you know everything!!! happywink


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Apr 23, 2:08pm - #161927 
Originally Posted by eric_h
dealerships should give nice cars like vettes and vipers for loaners thumbsup
god as much as i hate to say it, i was kinda hoping for a SRT-4, cause its toyota/dodge. just 4 fun though.


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