Date: Mon, 14 Aug 2006 08:30:11 -0400
From: Fred W <Malt_Houndnospamm-me-not*yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: 9000 CS vs. Aero...what's the difference?


Jon R. Pickens wrote: > Man... you don't even want to know... On second thought, you're > asking, so I'll tell ya! > > I spoke to the salesperson I'd been dealing with via phone on Monday. > I told her about all the problems the car had, and she assured me that > the major things would be resolved. The car was towed to a shop on > Tuesday, where it remained until yesterday morning (Saturday). I went > to the dealer yesterday afternoon to check it out. > > I get in, start it up (takes a few seconds longer than I'd prefer). > A/C is NOT cold, and the "check engine" light is still on. I get out > on the road and realize that the wheel bearing wasn't even fixed. > > I immediately went back, and told the owner that there must have been a > misunderstanding. I was mistakenly under the impression that having a > car in the shop for nearly 5 business days would result in some actual > work being performed on it. He didn't really know what to say except, > "Yeah, well, that bearing's been fixed...it drives GREAT doesn't > it?!?!" I told him, "No, it's horrendous. Next time maybe the > mechanic should try replacing the wheel bearing that's actually bad." > I explained that the terrible noise and vibration was still there, and > that the other two problems weren't resolved. > Time to walk away. There are many, many other used cars out there in much better condition. -- -Fred W

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