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      02-19-2009, 02:14 AM   #1
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Apparently the body shop didn't fix my car correctly

i took in my car to the dealer today to get the brake fluid changed and they told me something surprising. apparently my suspension and some steering components are damaged from an impact from below. my SA described yellow paint and the location of the damage is in the same area that was damaged before in an accident. if i call my insurance now to get it supplemented what are the chances that they will give me trouble for not reporting it earlier?
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Hmm...when you were driving from the time you had your car "fixed" to when you brought it to the dealer, did you notice the steering/suspension was off somehow?

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no not at all. sometimes my steering would feel hard while parallel parking almost like i had no power steering but i just thought it was doing donuts that messed it up since it only started recently.
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no not at all. sometimes my steering would feel hard while parallel parking almost like i had no power steering but i just thought it was doing donuts that messed it up since it only started recently.
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and by that you mean what?
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and by that you mean what?
That your negligence has lead to the above problems and that your are SOL (shit out of luck). Time to reopen your wallet.
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i took in my car to the dealer today to get the brake fluid changed and they told me something surprising. apparently my suspension and some steering components are damaged from an impact from below. my SA described yellow paint and the location of the damage is in the same area that was damaged before in an accident. if i call my insurance now to get it supplemented what are the chances that they will give me trouble for not reporting it earlier?

You DID report it earlier. The contractor that you hired, with likley insurance company approval, faileed to complete the job and you're just now finding out. Take pictures and report it.

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Yellow paint could mean it is from a salvage yard.
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