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Aug 26, 3:59pm - #260376 
41,000 service quick help

ok this saturday i am going to have my first service done. on my car i have an ACT cluthc, fidanza flywheel, B&M shortshifter, AEM Cold Air Intake, APR frex control bar. oh blitz front too. ok this is my question part of my fender is rusted so the bumper is falling off from the side i was thinking of putting the old one back and taking it to the dealer to see if they will change it does he warrantie cover it? it has been like that since i bouth it. nex question one of my lift bolts are broken i found that out when i was trying to change them i try taking it out with a drill but it did not work so i put it back, will toyota cover that under warranty since i have all this aftermarket stuff? . there is pictures of my car in my profile. thanks for the hell by the way the serivice is this saturday so any help before then would be nice thank you.


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Aug 26, 4:04pm - #260377 
If your fender is rusted, then it should be covered under the corrosion warranty. They shouldn't deny you repairs of the lift bolts since you have mods, but if they try to (which they might), then get pissed.

If you are a teen, get your parents to talk to them.


Mods would not put any extra pressure on the lift bolts.


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Aug 26, 4:09pm - #260378 
Originally Posted by slidr
If your fender is rusted, then it should be covered under the corrosion warranty. They shouldn't deny you repairs of the lift bolts since you have mods, but if they try to (which they might), then get pissed.

If you are a teen, get your parents to talk to them.


Mods would not put any extra pressure on the lift bolts.


well i am 21 grin and my parents would not get pissed but i will curse there ass out like no tomorrow grin


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Aug 26, 4:17pm - #260379 
Just go in there acting like you know what you are talking about, and bring in a printout of your warranty, and also print out the TSB on this web site regarding the Lift Bolts.

Just go in there, and you do the talking, not them.

Tell them that you want your car fixed. Don't ask.

If they start throwing bullshit at you like...

Well your mods probably snapped the lift bolts, or since you put those mods on, you probably blew your engine.

Just call them on it, and tell them that there was a flaw in the lift bolts, and that's why they broke. Also, remember to bring a copy of your warranty (you actually don't have to), but for sure bring in a copy of the TSB.


Let them know that you mean business.


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Aug 26, 5:15pm - #260380 
thanks a lot thumbsup but becuase of the fender i think the kit did brake it more since the kit is so low i have the blitz and when i get out the drive way it moves that broken part so i think it will be a good idea to put the stock bumper back thumbsup but thanks for the help.


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Aug 26, 7:26pm - #260381 
how do you get your hands on your warranty sheet????

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Aug 28, 1:58pm - #260382 
ok today i whent to the dealer and first they told me they can't fix the rusted part of the fender cus i bouth the car as used. second just as you mite think they did not want to fix the lift bolts they wanted to chage me 900 for labor 100 to check the problem another 100 for some other bullshit angry so like i said i would i curse there ass out i was mad they said they will look into it they call me 1 hour later and said they are going to fix it and everything is covered so i told the guy i knew all this shit was cover i am not stupid and he said sorry for the inconvinience and they order the parts and i have to take the car to them again and leave the car for a hole day eek WHAT AM I GOING TO DO WITH OUT MY CELICA FOR ONE WHOLE DAY eek grin oh well they charge me $1 for all the shit that happend today rofl grin


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Aug 28, 3:51pm - #260383 
General hate-ness and swearing can give results. My old celica (a '98) had a side window that wasn't alligned correctly. So whenever I washed the car, I had small drops of water on the INSIDE of my window. Not a BIG deal, but pissed me off enough to take it up with the dealership where I bought it from.

They served me some bullshit about "the celica isn't made to withstand hi-pressure water jets, just regular rain/garden hose." So I get severely pissed off, and said I was going to write to a couple of newspapers/trade magazines and tell them that toyota says their cars can't be washed with anything stronger than a garden hose.

Then they fixed the window, and everything was fine.

Just annoying when you KNOW they're serving you bullshit 'cause they just don't want to fix stuff 'cause its a warrany issue.

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