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330 miles, 2wks in Service, I got my 545 back;

Old 05-04-2006, 04:47 PM
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After 2 weeks of PUMA and rental Hemi Dodge Charger life, I got my car back today with nothing more to show than 330 miles and changed snow tires. The near-daily "Electronic Failure" warning and zeroing out of the instruments was never replicable by them, even though it did it on the way into their lot the morning I dropped it off. I'm dissappointed, but glad to have my car back.

Oh, and they charged me $20 for gas while their tech drove it for 330 miles.


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Old 05-05-2006, 04:27 AM
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...not surprised...
We had a similar case with my wife's Subaru in the past few months. The car was in a total of 5 times for extended periods of time with an electronic problem (CD changer randomly starts to eject and pull in CDs until battery is empty). Although I had it on video, they "could not reproduce".

At least, they didn't charge us for gas - this is absolutely a joke.
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