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Re: Working on modern cars (was daily driver)

Subject: Re: Working on modern cars (was daily driver)
Date: Fri, 1 Jun 2001 12:27:42 EDT
In a message dated 6/1/01 11:14:20 AM Central Daylight Time, writes:

> The disguise that desire in a shroud of 'safety' or 'emissions
> compliance' issues 

Do any of you remember 1973 when all new cars in the US came devices on the 
carb adjustments to prevent DIY tampering.  This was bu Gov. mandate.

> issue; The manufacturer wants 
> you back into the dealership whereyou can be preyed upon -- for service 
> and/or for new car marketing.

Yes, the service writers are on comission.  They recently tried to fix 
non-existant oil leaks on my SUZ while it was in for an ABS recall.  Don't 

The scariest words in the world.
" I'm from your government, and I'm here to help you."


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