car bullshit

VashTS

Beat it, son
OP
Member
Joined
Mar 14, 2009
Messages
4,306
Trophies
1
Age
39
Location
Upstate NY
XP
3,708
Country
United States
so i took my car in for an inspection. i figured it was going to fail, i knew something was wrong with the tires. so it fails, and i ask "how long do i have to repair this stuff?" the fuckers basically held me hostage there, they took my fucking inspection sticker!

so he comes up with a price of about $500, with a new credit line i get 10 percent off so thats what i did. inspection passed fucking $450 dollars later.

so i go into work late, luckily it wasnt busy so the missed time didnt matter. so the day goes by ok, then i get in my car start to drive home and bang check engine soon comes on.

did these mechanics set me up? im ready to go in and threaten them, i reset the computer hoping it was glitch i also checked my gas cap, sometimes a loose cap can cause check engine to come on. if this light comes back on when i go past their store tomorrow i don't know if i can drive past without stopping and saying something. they were only supposed to fix the inner and outer tie rods and add two new tires
 

JonthanD

Well-Known Member
Member
Joined
Jul 9, 2010
Messages
279
Trophies
0
Age
49
Location
Sitting
XP
211
Country
United States
What year of car and make? If its new enough to have OBD swing by a local Autozone and ask them what the code is, usually they can give you some information like the code says "Problem detected with the O2 sensor" or "EGR Valve fault" something like that.

It sounds like they might have cracked a vacuum line while they where doing the inspection or the mechanics did that while working on your tie rods, start checking all the little black hoses under your hood if any of those are disconnected or cracked fix them or plug them back in.

I can probably think of a hundred more things right after I hit "Add Reply" lol
 

sk8mystery23

Well-Known Member
Member
Joined
Jul 5, 2008
Messages
101
Trophies
0
XP
129
Country
United States
Man. Cars and inspectors and mechanics piss me off. My father went in to get his car inspected and they failed it because of the crack in the windshield that they passed last year and it was the SAME exact crack. It didn't expand or anything.
 

Site & Scene News

Popular threads in this forum

General chit-chat
Help Users
  • No one is chatting at the moment.
  • K3Nv2 @ K3Nv2:
    Is that why your guts been messed up also?
  • BigOnYa @ BigOnYa:
    I'm still laughing bout when Veho ask other day how many people live in Michigan, and you said 1 white dude.
  • K3Nv2 @ K3Nv2:
    I don't remember what I did yesterday
  • BigOnYa @ BigOnYa:
    And that's why you backed up
  • K3Nv2 @ K3Nv2:
    I regret giving birth to you
    +1
  • BigOnYa @ BigOnYa:
    BeSt turd you ever shit out
  • BigOnYa @ BigOnYa:
    Is that Metro any good?
  • K3Nv2 @ K3Nv2:
    I gave up after two chemo dogs jumped me
    +1
  • wolffangalchemist @ wolffangalchemist:
    My favorite part about filing taxes is that I always either owe a disportionate amount of money or get literally pennies back.
  • wolffangalchemist @ wolffangalchemist:
    And I make under 30k a year.
  • K3Nv2 @ K3Nv2:
    Just sit in jail
  • wolffangalchemist @ wolffangalchemist:
    If it was a option just to go to jail for month as opposed to filing taxes I might be tempted, jail ain't that bad atleast in the us.
  • wolffangalchemist @ wolffangalchemist:
    You just go in for a month and come out with no fines or having to pay them anyway, I would be down.
  • Maximumbeans @ Maximumbeans:
    Good morning degenerates
  • LeoTCK @ LeoTCK:
    hi, good morning
  • LeoTCK @ LeoTCK:
    @wolffangalchemist here, jail or even simple detention is instead a way to get debts on you by the state
    outright
  • LeoTCK @ LeoTCK:
    because its not "free", its only free if you stay there but then they want you to pay up once you get released, for all the "shitty service" and abuse they gave you
  • LeoTCK @ LeoTCK:
    I'm not fucking kidding
  • LeoTCK @ LeoTCK:
    that's how its set up over here
  • LeoTCK @ LeoTCK:
    and you'll never be able to get out of those debts unless..you commit a crime...thus making an endless cycle
  • LeoTCK @ LeoTCK:
    they are "smart" you see
  • LeoTCK @ LeoTCK:
    they're just bastards if you ask me lol
  • LeoTCK @ LeoTCK:
    some homeless people commit crimes or a lot of misdemenors to get into detention so they have some place to stay even, but of course it will never solve their finances, quite the opposite
  • LeoTCK @ LeoTCK:
    so yea....its really messed up if you ask me
    LeoTCK @ LeoTCK: so yea....its really messed up if you ask me