Date: Fri, 18 May 2007 12:42:30 GMT
From: Eeyore <rabbitsfriendsandrelationsnospamail.com>
Subject: Re: Saab Lost a Loyal Customer


still me wrote: > Eeyore wrote: > > >In the Uk you could probably sue them in court for supplying 'goods not fit for > >the purpose'. You'd need an supporting engineer's report to establish it wasn't > >abuse but I'm sure you'd win. So sure, it's unlikely it would ever come to court > >here. > > Everything here does carry an "implied warranty of merchantability" > meaning that if you buy a car, it should be expected to perform the > job. Whether or not you could wrangle this repair to establish that it > did not meet the warranty... I don't know. It's not common to see that > tact used here. If a lot of cars fail in the same way, then a lawyer > will start a class action suit and eventually the company will settle > out of court. > > Gm has always had a "deny everything" policy. Looks like it's finally > being applied at Saab. A clutch is clearly a 'wear item' but then so is an engine. Neither should last only 7,000 mi ! Graham

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