Dealer body shop ruined my Focus. - Page 2 - Focus Fanatics
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace


Go Back   Focus Fanatics > Ford Focus Discussions > Ford Focus & General Car Chat

Ford Focus & General Car Chat Discussion Forum relating to nonspecific Ford Focus models, car purchasing, auto industry news and any car talk.

Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    
Ford Focus Tire & Wheels FocusFanatics Merchandise

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-19-2012, 06:39 PM   #11
IH84DZ
Focus Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Fan#: 101801
Location: Champaign, IL
What I Drive: 03 CD silver SVT 5 door

Posts: 170
FF Reputation: 5 IH84DZ Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
There is much more going on behind the curtains between the old body shop manager's crew, the new crew, the insurance company and the dealership than you may understand.

Elizabeth's advice is certainly the best

Your insurance wants to get the quality of work they paid for...but they also may not be paying for the best quality work. Perhaps the situation with the old manager was awful enough that you're job slipped through the cracks? You can certainly expect an insurace adjuster's evaluation of what needs to be done next.

This is unfortunate, but typical of what happens when insurance jobs need re-doing. It sucks you have to keep making phonecalls to your insurance and the shop to get things done sometimes but I suppose the good news you aren't putting miles on your rig :>
IH84DZ is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 09-19-2012, 07:06 PM   #12
Red Jay 918
Focus Fanatic
 
Red Jay 918's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Fan#: 79277
Location: Tulsa, OK
What I Drive: 2010 Focus SE

Posts: 1,863
FF Reputation: 7 Red Jay 918 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
i'm not sure how well it holds up w/ todays cars but they say cars are never the same when they've been repaired after a wreck... best of luck to you!
Red Jay 918 is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 09-19-2012, 07:30 PM   #13
sjdwales
Wales!!
 
sjdwales's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Fan#: 46854
Location: Detroit, MI
What I Drive: 11 mustang

Posts: 10,188
FF Reputation: 13 sjdwales Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (26)
if you cane take your car to hines park Lincoln dealership in plymouth u should, they do amazing work. its where all the ford fleet vehicles go to get repaired.
__________________
No longer drives a focus, WTF?
sjdwales is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 09-20-2012, 10:59 AM   #14
Ziggy Cockburn
Focus Enthusiast
 
Ziggy Cockburn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Fan#: 73657
Location: Avocadoville, Canada
What I Drive: SportCombi

Posts: 406
FF Reputation: 3 Ziggy Cockburn Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Sad story, you never got to enjoy your brand new car...

What I don't understand is that why has it taken so long just to fix the issues you had with the repair.

The longer the car sits in the body shop the more dust will work its way in to every nook and crack in your car.

What you are going through is one of the main reasons I was happier when they just wrote my Cts off. I knew the car would never be the same once they were done fixing it.

I think my accident was in the middle of Aug, and I've had my new car for over 3 weeks now.

Good luck getting your car back.
Ziggy Cockburn is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks & Social Networks
-->
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:56 AM.


Copyright 2002-2014 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : Terms of Use : Privacy Policy : Advertise Information

Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forum offers many fun ways for you to engage with other Ford Focus Owners from across the world. Whether it be about the aftermarket performance modifications, technical how-to's, European tuned suspension or awesome fuel economy similar to the Acura TLX or Fiesta ST. You can find all Ford Focus and Focus ST related information here. Join our Ford Focus discussion forums and chat with local Focus enthusiasts in your area.