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Jan 23, 12:24pm - #89000 
Call from Toyota

Before I took the car in I tried my best to put the stock airbox back in. There were a few hoses missing so I just left it like that. So the service guy called me yesterday and tells me the engine is completely destroyed cry. Then he calls me again this morning and tells me that it would be $5000 and that they knew that I was racing(which I wasn't) but that they would fix it under a goodwill warranty and it would be about a week. They said that because it was on goodwill warranty that they couldn't get me a rental car so I'm without a car for a week angry.

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Jan 23, 12:27pm - #89001 
They can't assume you were racing...screw them...if its still under warrenty they have to fix it wtf thumbsdown

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Jan 23, 12:30pm - #89002 
Originally Posted by trog2233
They can't assume you were racing...screw them...if its still under warrenty they have to fix it wtf thumbsdown


Throw a fit, talk to the service manager, talk to the owner of the dealership, do what you gotta do.. that is some B.S.

Unless they have some sort of proof that you were racing they should keep their mouths shut.


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Jan 23, 12:38pm - #89003 
just be happy they are fiixing it so stop your whining. rolleyes

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Jan 23, 12:39pm - #89004 
Originally Posted by RicePowered
just be happy they are fiixing it so stop your whining. rolleyes


Couldn't of said it any better rofl grin

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Jan 23, 12:46pm - #89005 
I'm not whining. I'm just telling ya'll what happened tongue.

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Jan 23, 12:50pm - #89006 
That does suck, but at least they are fixing it.


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Jan 23, 1:08pm - #89007 
Hey, at least it's under warranty

Never heard of the good will warranty

what is that confused

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Jan 23, 1:22pm - #89008 
To tell you the truth the people that bitch and complain and cause a scene at a store or dealership always get there way. so if you really want a car go in there throw a fit and start to cry and scream and complain. then most of the time you get your way. Im not saying ive done this but ive just noticed that when im at the dealer getting parts for my car, and some guy/girl is crying is because they are not getting there way.


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Jan 23, 1:23pm - #89009 
Originally Posted by RedSunCelica
To tell you the truth the people that bitch and complain and cause a scene at a store or dealership always get there way. so if you really want a car go in there throw a fit and start to cry and scream and complain. then most of the time you get your way. Im not saying ive done this but ive just noticed that when im at the dealer getting parts for my car, and some guy/girl is crying is because they are not getting there way.


Unfortunately ur right...u gotta be an ass to them grin

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Jan 23, 1:29pm - #89010 
Originally Posted by trog2233
Originally Posted by RedSunCelica
To tell you the truth the people that bitch and complain and cause a scene at a store or dealership always get there way. so if you really want a car go in there throw a fit and start to cry and scream and complain. then most of the time you get your way. Im not saying ive done this but ive just noticed that when im at the dealer getting parts for my car, and some guy/girl is crying is because they are not getting there way.


Unfortunately ur right...u gotta be an ass to them grin


Time to give some of the love back laughsilly

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Jan 23, 1:29pm - #89011 
Originally Posted by RicePowered
just be happy they are fiixing it so stop your whining. rolleyes


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Jan 23, 1:55pm - #89012 
well, since they're going to fix it under "goodwill," which saves you $5000, it's ok to be out of a car for a week.

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Jan 23, 1:58pm - #89013 
Consider yourself lucky.

they don't have to cover anything. They could tell you to go fuck yourself, and make you get a lawyer file a lawsuit, and threaten Toyota Corporate, THEN do the work.

Trust me, I did just that.


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Jan 23, 2:09pm - #89014 
thats great that there gonna fix it!!! thumbsup
but im pretty sure it will take longer than 1 week.
when my bf had his motor replaced from blowing it up it took like 3 months.


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Jan 23, 2:25pm - #89015 
at least there fixing it


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Jan 23, 2:39pm - #89016 
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
Originally Posted by RicePowered
just be happy they are fiixing it so stop your whining. rolleyes

good luck and hope your car gets fixed wave

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Jan 23, 8:29pm - #89017 
Originally Posted by RedSunCelica
To tell you the truth the people that bitch and complain and cause a scene at a store or dealership always get there way. so if you really want a car go in there throw a fit and start to cry and scream and complain. then most of the time you get your way. Im not saying ive done this but ive just noticed that when im at the dealer getting parts for my car, and some guy/girl is crying is because they are not getting there way.


Come to my shop and see how much mileage that behavior gets you. smile
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Jan 23, 8:31pm - #89018 
Originally Posted by Spanish_celica
Before I took the car in I tried my best to put the stock airbox back in. There were a few hoses missing so I just left it like that. So the service guy called me yesterday and tells me the engine is completely destroyed cry. Then he calls me again this morning and tells me that it would be $5000 and that they knew that I was racing(which I wasn't) but that they would fix it under a goodwill warranty and it would be about a week. They said that because it was on goodwill warranty that they couldn't get me a rental car so I'm without a car for a week angry.


You should count your blessings on this one. wave

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Jan 23, 8:33pm - #89019 
Originally Posted by RicePowered
just be happy they are fiixing it so stop your whining. rolleyes

werd, quit while your ahead.

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Jan 23, 8:41pm - #89020 
dont worry about it there going to fix it for free!

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Jan 23, 10:49pm - #89021 
wtf You guys act like they're doing him a favor by fixing it for free.. uhm, isn't that what a warranty is for? If something breaks, they fix it for free.. confused


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Jan 23, 11:13pm - #89022 
So how did you blow the motor if you weren't racing? Just curious.

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Jan 24, 5:30pm - #89023 
It had been a long time since I tried going fast on my car so I went all out to remember how it felt to go over 80 mph.
Guess I should have tried harder to remember grin.

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Jan 24, 5:32pm - #89024 
It had been a long time since I went fast in my car so I tried to remember how it felt to go over 80mph. Guess I should have tried harder to remember grin.

sorry for the repost

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Jan 24, 10:24pm - #89025 
Originally Posted by DiabloGTS
Consider yourself lucky.

they don't have to cover anything. They could tell you to go fuck yourself, and make you get a lawyer file a lawsuit, and threaten Toyota Corporate, THEN do the work.

Trust me, I did just that.


Now that sir is customer service.

You... "Can you fix my engine for me?"

Them. "that depends, can you go fuck yourself"

You... "Yeah, but how is that going to help?"

LOL

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Jan 24, 11:17pm - #89026 
that is crap. i just got mine back from a goodwill warrenty, they are going to update ur tranny too, buy a TRD clutch and find a lightweight flywheel now, they will put it in free. They did for me i guess. They will give you a renta pile, they make the same amount of money, its not like they are working for free. The goodwill warrenty also states that you get a brand new short block, not yours rebuilt. make sure this all applies. It wont take them a week either. Mine was 2 days short of a month to get done. Enjoy the wait because when you get your celica back, you think you are getting a new car. But the power of a new motor instead of a worn out one is great!!


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Jan 25, 3:26am - #89027 
lucky bastard

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Jan 25, 4:48am - #89028 
be happy your not out 5 grand.

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Jan 26, 12:24pm - #89029 
well the celica got towed in to toyota for the 3rd time today. It overheats in minutes and has no heat. Also the heat knob wont turn to defrost. Its getting old, in the 3 months ive had my car, its spent 6 weeks in the shop!


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Jan 27, 1:31pm - #89030 
Originally Posted by Tater
Originally Posted by Spanish_celica
Before I took the car in I tried my best to put the stock airbox back in. There were a few hoses missing so I just left it like that. So the service guy called me yesterday and tells me the engine is completely destroyed cry. Then he calls me again this morning and tells me that it would be $5000 and that they knew that I was racing(which I wasn't) but that they would fix it under a goodwill warranty and it would be about a week. They said that because it was on goodwill warranty that they couldn't get me a rental car so I'm without a car for a week angry.


You should count your blessings on this one. wave


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Jan 27, 2:02pm - #89031 
Originally Posted by Spread Eagle
Originally Posted by Tater
Originally Posted by Spanish_celica
Before I took the car in I tried my best to put the stock airbox back in. There were a few hoses missing so I just left it like that. So the service guy called me yesterday and tells me the engine is completely destroyed cry. Then he calls me again this morning and tells me that it would be $5000 and that they knew that I was racing(which I wasn't) but that they would fix it under a goodwill warranty and it would be about a week. They said that because it was on goodwill warranty that they couldn't get me a rental car so I'm without a car for a week angry.


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That is so so true grin


yep yep... exactly what i was thinking.

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Jan 27, 10:08pm - #89032 
Originally Posted by trog2233
Originally Posted by RedSunCelica
To tell you the truth the people that bitch and complain and cause a scene at a store or dealership always get there way. so if you really want a car go in there throw a fit and start to cry and scream and complain. then most of the time you get your way. Im not saying ive done this but ive just noticed that when im at the dealer getting parts for my car, and some guy/girl is crying is because they are not getting there way.


Unfortunately ur right...u gotta be an ass to them grin

yup my aunt wewnt in to get hehr vw and they told her the wrranty co. they go through wewnt dowwn with 9/11 aand she no longer had a warranty she told them that if they did not pay for it she was going to drive her car right through their front windows...so they payed for it...this was three months ago...so when where they going to tell her thata her warranty was gone lol

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Jan 28, 6:47pm - #89033 
Originally Posted by QuickChick03gt
thats great that there gonna fix it!!! thumbsup
but im pretty sure it will take longer than 1 week.
when my bf had his motor replaced from blowing it up it took like 3 months.
Shouldn't take longer than a week to drop a new engine in and hook it all up. Your BF might have had his engine rebuilt or they might have been waiting for a new engine to arrive if they didn't have one already. Depends on where you take your car. It will generally take longer if you take it to a shop that doesn't specialize in your Make.


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Jan 28, 9:34pm - #89034 
Goodwill warranty is when the car is off of warranty or you modified the car in some way to void warranty, but Toyota Warranty decides to practice 'good will' and help you out. Most common when the same problem is occuring to the same model of vehicle (like a campaign or a technical service bulletin). If your vehicle is off warranty, they may do the T.S.B. for you free of charge still under 'goodwill warranty'.


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Jan 28, 9:53pm - #89035 
wtf you blew ur engine at 80 mph wtf wat you had it on 2nd gear or wat wtf weak shit sorry but yeah good luck with that and yeah it would take more then a week fo sho have fun with ur rental car

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