1998 Dodge Intrepid car no go go

Tiny
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Looks like we are sending posts at the same time. Do you still want to know where those wires you found go?

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Saturday, December 6th, 2008 AT 10:34 PM
Tiny
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I am thinking this might have been the problem and i am definately wondering how if the shop charged me 500.00 and said they went thru my electrical system they missed something like this.


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http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/275955_IMG_0103_1.jpg

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Monday, December 8th, 2008 AT 11:40 AM
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So what would be the best course of action for getting my money back from the dealership seeing as how they didn't do the work they said they did.

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Monday, December 8th, 2008 AT 11:43 AM
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I'm sure Impala SS is going to want to see this one.
As far as your money, I would go back with a handful of burned parts snd an attitude. Let us know how it comes out. Sad, but true fact, we hear about this kinda' stuff all the time.

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Monday, December 8th, 2008 AT 2:25 PM
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Hello -

All I can say is wow. That is amazing. Okay.I gotta say. When you said ". Wires are bare and shorted enough to melt half the plug." I am thinking something different than this.

Pics speak a thousand words.

Mr Weizel is correct there. Sad but we do see that.

If it were me, I would take plenty of pics and well, I can only tell you what I have done and you take it from there and do what works for you.

Someone hit the rear door on my car. I marked several parts in different places and dropped it off to the dealer. A week later, looked at the bill, and it said new door, etc etc. I looked under the door and there were my punch marks. I asked the person why was I charged for a new door etc when that was my door. Did he want to look under it too. After he turn as red as a tail light he said he would be right back. He did and his story was great. Okay, maybe not. Although they still wanted to charge me "some for my door" So.I took it home and inspected it. After almost $2000.00 dollars worth of parts due to minor paint overspray. Other things that were not exactly perfect, not that I expect perfect but.(Only because they were trying to be evil) I sent a letter with pics and the cost of the new parts to replace to the Dealership Manager with a letter explaining all of the happy folks I was going to talk to. You know. Local TV, newspapers, BBB, etc about the outstanding service his dealership provided. I gave him 3 days to contact me with a solution. In two days.(He must not have been busy) he contacted me and told me to bring it right in and they would fix it. I said, no. You already tried to fix me. Don't trust you now. He said how about a $2000 dollar check. End of story.

Will they all be victories. No. But to me they didn't do you fair.

Do what you think. Let us know. Good luck!

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Monday, December 8th, 2008 AT 9:27 PM
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On the cooked plug all I had to do was tie the heavy black to the heavy black, dark green w/ white stripe to dark green w/ white stripe, and the dark blue to dark blue. I still need to "water proof" the connections but about 400 miles later running the car hot, cold, hard, gentle, fast, slow and haven't had any more problems from the fuel system. It even seems to run better than it has as long as I have owned it. You guys have been so much more help than I could have ever hoped. I can't thank you enough.

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Tuesday, December 9th, 2008 AT 12:58 PM
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Hello -

Fantastic - glad it is working for you. That is great.

Did you ever talk to the dealer yet or what are you going to do.

We are very glad it is running great for you. That's what we are here to try to do. Help folks. But, don't count yourself short either. You did the work. So great job on ya.

Hey, just note, make sure you look around there to see if something right there caused it. Are the wires rubbing something sharp, can they be pinched etc. You know what I mean? Since it happened, just ask why and look around there really good.

Also, good thinking on the waterproof.

Glad we could help.

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Tuesday, December 9th, 2008 AT 8:09 PM
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Given the corrosion on the back of the plug and the rust on the ground there near by I am in hopes it was simply a matter of moisture in the area. So I am hoping a wire brush to clean them and some waterproofer should do the job. Haven't called the dealership yet still getting everything going. It is a trip now cause I work 2 weeks up in wyoming then when I come back for my 2 weeks off I am getting another job rolling to help cover bills.

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Wednesday, December 10th, 2008 AT 9:54 AM
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No problem

Glad it is working. Good luck on the job

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