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Old 02-26-2006, 04:50 PM   #1
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I was wondering, if i brought my car in to the dealership for service, do i still get a free loaner and a car wash even though im out of warranty, bought car used and car has a salvaged title?


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Old 02-26-2006, 05:38 PM   #2
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i bought mine new only 13,000 miles and i don't get a loaner. they tell me VIP treatment on my invoice but no car wash or anything special.
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Old 02-26-2006, 08:22 PM   #3
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They usually don't give me the VIP treatment either, normally i'm easy going about it but one day I got angry and they didn't hesitate to give me the wash ect. then. You may have to give them gentle reminding.
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Old 02-26-2006, 08:42 PM   #4
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I don't think you still get the loaner or wash once you're out of warranty, but that could depend on the dealer. I don't know for sure though, the minute my warranty was up I stopped taking my car to the dealer. I hated the dealer. On the plus side, they did assume I wanted a rental each time I brought it in and had the rental company at the ready, and they would wash and vacuum my car unless I asked them NOT to (like if I just washed it myself the day before).
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Old 02-26-2006, 08:42 PM   #5
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idk about when you are out of waranty but ive always got the svt treatment. i guess it depends on the dealer.
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yea i guess is does. i have had no luck with either my SVT dealer nor the local dealer. if i wanted a rental they said no prob but that's not the way i read it in the SVT booklet.
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The way the "loaner" car is handled seems to vary from dealer to dealer. In my case, they would send me to one of a couple different rental companies near the dealer, and they covered the cost of the rental, but I had to pay for gas (which I would have to pay for anyway if I were driving the Focus! ) so it worked okay for me.
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With all the mods I have done they would throw my Punk Ass out the front door. I am sure I have voided my warranty even though I have less that 14k miles on my 2004 SVTf.
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I have gotten a couple free rental cars when I had to take my car to the dealer even thought my car was still out of warrantee (well 36K mile warantee).
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I won't let them wash my car and the one time I accepted a "loaner" I turned the car immediately back in. Was a new Cavalier that actually felt dangerous to drive. It's funny but I get treated worlds better whenever my visits involve the truck than the SVT....go figure
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