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Sparty
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May 12, 4:24pm - #177591 
Helppppp

alright, just checked my lift bolts and one of the m&*f*kerz is broken frown it looks like i would have to take it to the dealer...right?


now im at about 57k, car came with the certified extended warranty...100k i think. BUT i have a Cold Air Intake in there...

so im afraid they would be shittin about it and wouldnt wanna change the bolts. What can i tell them? I know that they need to be changed from time to time, CAI would have nothing to do with it but how do i put that together? help anyone.. thanks.

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May 12, 4:28pm - #177592 
if they hassle you, just tell them that any aftermarket modifications will not void your warranty as stated by the Magnusson-Moss Act. If you want more info, or a hard copy to back yourself up, search it on google...

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May 12, 5:44pm - #177593 
telling them wont do anything ... what they say is final... if they give you shit just go to another DEALship simple as that... OH yea when you bring your car in make use you tell them to give you a FREEEEE rent a car... might as well use it ..

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May 12, 5:45pm - #177594 
just swap em yourself if you already checked them thumbsup

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May 12, 5:46pm - #177595 
oh yea find a dealerSHIP that dosent give a shit about mods.. and ONLY go to that dealership so that you get to know the people .. Try to stick with the people you always work with and call them by ther name so that they konw you when they see you ... That way you get better customer service ... (regulare customer)

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May 12, 6:40pm - #177596 
Originally Posted by spaztikid
just swap em yourself if you already checked them thumbsup


one of them is broken frown is there a way to fix it myself???

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May 13, 8:15am - #177597 
so anyone know how to take the broken part out???

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May 13, 8:26am - #177598 
There was just a thread in here about how to do it, with pics and everyhting. Try a search for it thumbsup

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May 13, 8:44am - #177599 
Under the Magnusson-Moss Act, aftermarket equipment that improves Performance does not void a vehicle manufacturer's original warranty, unless that warranty clearly states the addition of aftermarket equipment automatically voids the warranty or that the aftermarket device is the direct cause of the failure. The easiest way to check this is to look in your owner's manual under "What is not covered." Nonetheless, Dealers receive less compensation for warranty work than regular service rates and some have tried to deny warranty service. Under Magnusson-Moss Act a dealer must prove, not just vocalize, that aftermarket equipment caused the need for repairs before they can deny warranty coverage.


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May 13, 9:55am - #177600 
Magnusson-Moss Act sounds really good thumbsup


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May 13, 12:56pm - #177601 
I returned your PM thumbsup


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