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Old 09-03-2011, 06:31 PM
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Well they gave us a 350 to use....new checkpoint is October. Kinda hard to move a truck that is tore down to another shop. This is a warranty thing at a Chev dealer. If it works like it did at IBM I am sure they would have called in a Chev expert if they thought they needed him.
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Old 09-03-2011, 08:04 PM
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Well they gave us a 350 to use....new checkpoint is October. Kinda hard to move a truck that is tore down to another shop. This is a warranty thing at a Chev dealer. If it works like it did at IBM I am sure they would have called in a Chev expert if they thought they needed him.
Wow u r getting jerked around something fierce. Do u actually believe theyd bring in a different parts changer? Not gonna happen.
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Old 09-03-2011, 08:19 PM
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What choice does the man honestly have? The warranty states they will fix the truck, not how long they have to do it. I would say he is lucky to get a loaner vehicle that he can still work with. I hope when they get it back they understand what normal wear and tear is on a landscapers truck.
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Old 09-03-2011, 11:54 PM
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Keep in mind our truck just dropped out of the 5 year warranty. We think that if we continue to be MR Nice guy we will get them to cover this thing for a few more months in case this repair don't go so well. And we asked the dealer across town about it and he don't want to touch it now....this is the dealer we bought it from and does have the best diesel mech in town. Our insurance company is now wanting more money for the loaner...
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Old 09-17-2011, 09:17 AM
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maybe by Christmas...
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Old 09-30-2011, 08:11 PM
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maybe by Christmas...
Still in the shop and no outlook.....we have a new nice diesel loaner. We are going to just stay low and see how long it takes them to get that unit out. It makes us wonder if the other diesel is worth a crap. We thought we would buy diesel and have trucks that would last us 10 years easy since we only but 10 k a year.
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Old 10-01-2011, 05:57 PM
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Still in the shop and no outlook.....we have a new nice diesel loaner. We are going to just stay low and see how long it takes them to get that unit out. It makes us wonder if the other diesel is worth a crap. We thought we would buy diesel and have trucks that would last us 10 years easy since we only but 10 k a year.
If that is what you are looking for you should go with a pre 2007.5 Dodge Cummins 5.9. Then it will last you longer than that easily with nothing but a few u joints, fuel filter once a year, and oil changes once a year. Oh and get a modified valve body and have the fluid changed every other year.
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Old 10-03-2011, 04:03 AM
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Still in the shop and no outlook.....we have a new nice diesel loaner. We are going to just stay low and see how long it takes them to get that unit out. It makes us wonder if the other diesel is worth a crap. We thought we would buy diesel and have trucks that would last us 10 years easy since we only but 10 k a year.
We have an '04, '05,and an '06 6.6 Duramax. We had a '93 6.5 retired with honours in '05 and a '96 6.5 retired in '06, both about 140,000 miles as plow trucks. This sounds like more trouble than all 5 put together. There is something weird going on.
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Old 10-03-2011, 09:21 AM
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Well we were told today that it will one more month before they can tell us when they will get the parts. They are considering putting in a new engine can you image that
I can, that is why GM was close to extinction! Looks like they are headed down the same road again!!
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Old 10-12-2011, 08:34 PM
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Well they called us today and said they received the parts and would get right on the unit. Well it is now end of day no truck.
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