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Re: How to deal with dealers wen u got aftermarket (archive)

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Posted by KURTB on February 11, 2000 at 20:27:23:

In Reply to: How to deal with dealers wen u got aftermarket (m posted by Kris on February 11, 2000 at 19:32:07:

IMHO

The brute force method is to remove all of your aftermarket stuff and take it to another dealer so they won't realize you modified it.

Otherwise I think it will be hard to get a dealer to service it unless they are being real nice. The reason being is their mechanics are trained to fix problems on factory-speced cars. So when a problem happens they can trace back through the other systems in the car since they know how they respond. But changing wheel size, adding stiffer springs and new struts you change the whole ride of the car. That's why people normally do this. But it makes it a lot more difficult for the mechanics to trace the cause of the problem.

In short they have it in the warranty "you modify we don't fix"

I hope you have some luck with it.

: hey guys, how to deal with dealers when you have aftermarket shocks, spring, strut brace..bigger wheels etc, exhaust///etc.....today my dealer told me they cant fix my steerin wheel problems cuz of the aftermarket parts..but i say its not related to thaat..i had that long time before i fix up the car...can someone help me out please~~
: thanks alot
: kris




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