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Sleazy Dealers

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by malcolm, Jul 8, 2009.

  1. malcolm

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    VIDEO: Toyota dealer employees caught snooping through customer vehicle, watching porn

     
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    I'm not sure the first one calls for a sleazy dealer title. The dealer did what was right, fired all those involved immediately and offered above and beyond service for the customer. This is more sleazy services techs.

    The 2nd one is definitely dumb sleazy dealer!
     
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    nice comment there:
     
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    For the ZL1 owner, I'd borrow a car trailer and park the damaged car on the street in front of the dealer with a huge banner that reads "Georgetown Chevrolet destroyed my car letting an employee go for a joyride. Don't let this happen to you. Call me at xxx-xxx-xxxx for details.", call the local news stations, etc... The dealer would quickly do the right thing and replace your car with one that was as good or better with a display like that out front.
     
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    I haven't really figured out what's going on there. From reading the thread linked in that article, it sounds like the Camaro owner wants the dealer to give him a new car. The dealer wants to sell him a used car. There's no way the dealer should give the guy a car. Insurance is handling it, and presumably the Camaro owner will get the market value of his car from his own insurance company. He shouldn't get the value of the car plus another car. The dealer's insurance will ultimately pay, and the dealer pays premiums to his insurance, and those will probably go up. Perhaps he should press the dealer, after the insurance is settled, to help him make up the deficit between the insurance payout and the actual cost of a replacement. But the Camaro owner has probably hurt his chances of receiving any goodwill gestures from the dealer at this point.
     

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