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What kind of research should I be doing before going to a dealership to buy a new car?
How can I find out if my current dealer has an exemplary service record?
Can you list things you should NEVER do at a dealership?
How to deal with auto dealer's service dept. and not get hoodwinked? Hi Breanne: Hoping you can help with this. I have a 1996 Dodge Caravan, that has been fairly reliable but has also had some major repair bills. A few weeks ago, my husband noticed it had a leak. I took it in, and was told by the Chrysler dealer's service manager (where we've always ...
In January 2005, I purchased a 2005 Pontiac Vibe. I also purchased extended warranties on the vehicle, gap insurance and warranty on the tires. In August 2006, I traded in the Vibe and purchased a G6-hardtop convertible Pontiac. In trying to get a refund on the warranties I purchased on the Vibe, I was told I had to go through the car dealership I ...
We had a brand new Ford F-250. One of the fuel injectors was stuck open and it flooded the engine with gas. Ford replaced the engine. However, the dealer forgot to add transmission fluid. On the way home the vehicle seized up on the freeway with a screeching halt. Ford then replaced the transmission. My question is: What are the chances of further ...
I want to know what kinds of questions should you ask a car dealer when you want to buy a pre-owned vehicle?

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