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      02-06-2007, 09:34 PM   #1
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Dealer Charged me for service cause''suspension set too low

Hi folks just wondering anyone here who has mod coilover or either lowering spring when you bring in your car for service (oil change) at dealer Did dealer charge you a fee cause'' your car ""set too low"" :
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      02-06-2007, 10:17 PM   #2
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that has absolutely nothing to do with your oil... go call your credit card company and report fraud or something before the charge gets through
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Yeah...that sounds ridiculous....and I use to be a service advisor at an Audi/Porsche dealership.
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that's lame!!

i'd look for a new dealer!

i took my car in for oil service last month, and zero problems. my e90 is lowered on h&r sport.
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that's totally, not even remotely related

dumb fuckers, I'm so sick and tired of those scammers
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is your car too low to go on a lift?
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is your car too low to go on a lift?


yes ..... is that reasonable??
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why? i would imagine they put the car on a lift unless they couldn't get the car on the lift, so it must have cost extra to have some guy jack it up by hand.......but still why?
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Bullshit. Complain.
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you should charge them back a rental fee for sittin in your ride cause its sooo luxurious...see what they say
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they should have atleast called you before they changed the oil to alert you to the "fee". Then you could have refused or argued at that time. Time for a new dealer. That being said, your car required extra effort on their part. ///Matt may have an opinion on this.
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seems no one feels comfortable on this .
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How much?

I just took my car in for the 2nd schedule maintenance....(the invoice looked like they didn't do anything to the car except reset the CPU to 11000 mls).....free maintenance my ass! Where's my damn oil change.....I have 30,654 miles!! My damn air filter? Etc......etc.........

btw, they didn't charge me anything....my car is lowered on H&R sport....
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They charged me $45 dollar for that reason . SA said if my car was not sitting that low they wont charge anything for service I had done.
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They charged me $45 dollar for that reason . SA said if my car was not sitting that low they wont charge anything for service I had done.
pure bullshit ......my car is lowered too......

they just throw a couple of 2x4's next to the ramp before driving up it.
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pure bullshit ......my car is lowered too......

they just throw a couple of 2x4's next to the ramp before driving up it.

thats what I was thinking too just couple 2x4' could easier fixed .
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Hi folks just wondering anyone here who has mod coilover or either lowering spring when you bring in your car for service (oil change) at dealer Did dealer charge you a fee cause'' your car ""set too low"" :
Actually, a lowered car is a PITA when doing an oil change. I work at a dealership in the service dept (non-BMW). We have not charged our customers with there lowered cars, but it does take more effort than should be necessary compared to a car that is set up stock as intened by the car manufacturer. I do use the shop when I do my oil change. We have a two different brands of the same type of lift and my car is less difficult to raise on the other brand, but I still have to drive onto long wood blocks to get my car high enough for the lifting pads.
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I moded and lowered ever single car I had .this was my frist time been charged for that damn...gooooood reason .
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As if you can squeeze under a stock E90 to change the oil without lifting it. Only Gumby can do that.
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As if you can squeeze under a stock E90 to change the oil without lifting it. Only Gumby can do that.

I hope I can do this !!!! and I could save up 45 bucks for next Mod
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Wow. There is no way a normal size person can just go under a stock height car and do an oil change like that(unless it was a raised truck).

I would understand if they try this on you if you go in for bad ball bearing or something like that. But oil change, LOL.
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