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Old 12-01-2009, 04:12 PM
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I finally got the hood mat replaced. They also swapped the belt for me. I asked for the parts back, but they claimed the tech pitched the belt by mistake. I might try cleaning the old hood mat now that it's off and have a spare if I needed one for some reason ... that I can't imagine right now.

I got to the appointment at 7:15am and only had to wait until 1:45pm to get the truck back. This time they refused to release her until Midas paid, which would be fine but ... this was all supposed to be taken care of ahead of time, and after the service consultant called midas and left a message she went to lunch. So I got stuck waiting at the dealership and extra 1.5 hours till she got back and got around to following up on it to make sure payment came it. As though this hasen't wasted enough of my time already.

I also asked them to check the weird engine issue I had a couple of times. Of course they told me there was no problem and that there are no codes in the computer. At least I have the complaint documented under now.

Hopefully this conclude my oil gasket experience.
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Old 12-01-2009, 04:17 PM
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hopefully you will have no more issues!!!good luck!
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Good to see that you have it taken care of now, it sucks that you had to wait all day for it though.
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Man , I would of been furious , holding my truck waiting for something that should of been takin care of already . I would have someones as* .
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Patients is a virtue man...........you certainly had em. Im glad things are going your way as of late. Good luck the rest of the way.
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I'd recommend doing all the maintenance that you can possible do on your own. Oil changes are simple. If you want it done to your standards, you gotta do it on your own. It's good to hear that things are working out for you now, after all the bulls**t you went through.
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I need to learn some truck tech. I have no problem cutting into my wireing harness; cutting hole in a $44000 kayak; etc, but I feel out of league with vihicles.

Bare in mind that this in the first vehichle that I fit under, and my adad taught me to fix computers, not cars.

I have a lot of learning to do, but I'm a willing pupil.

I ordered a hitch at the dealer today, but that's all bolt on right? No Brainer? Shouldn't be an issue in the least.
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Yeah, hitches are a snap to put in. Glad to hear you got the hood liner, sorry to hear they're being dounches about holding your truck
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Yeah, hitches are a snap to put in. Glad to hear you got the hood liner, sorry to hear they're being dounches about holding your truck

I picked up the hitch yesterday. Gunna install this afternoon if I get a chance. I was thinking I might do a quick how too anyone that hasen't done it before ... but the entire install is 3 bolts. I'm pretty sure anyone with any mechanical ability can figure this one out, and if they can't they shouldn't be trying. Although commically my wife keeps asking me if I'm sure I'm qualified to do it.
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Do a how to anyway! Even if it is that easy some people like to see what to do before they do it.

Is your wife right? Cuz you know us women are ALWAYS right!!
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