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Old 12-25-2018, 05:24 PM
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Idiots at the dealership

I took my 04 in about a month ago to get the recalls done (finally), the air bags and fuel tank gasket.. The past week I've been smelling gas but it wasnt until today I got down, looked under the car and saw the leaking... I took the back seat off and sure enough it's up top. Im sure the guys at the dealership put it in wrong or didnt tighten it properly... Should I take it up there (45min drive) or fix it myself (I have changed those before)? Anybody else have stories of incompetence from the dealer?
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Old 12-25-2018, 07:06 PM
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Plenty of stories of incompetence. I would call them and see how they prefer to make this up to you. I would get it towed there on their dime for a fix.
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Old 12-25-2018, 11:29 PM
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Clearly, they messed something up during the fuel tank recall.

So yeah, I'd give them a ring ASAP.
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This same thing happened to me, but after about a years time oddly enough. I had to take the car back for a second time back in October for them to replace the ring again. Cost a $20 tow, and a call to the fire department from my wife since she smelled gas in our garage.
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I put a BHR fuel pump in and don't want them messing with it, so I'll wait until it leaks to fix under recall.
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Gasket install by recall was defective

Merry Christmas. In my 2005 6MT winning blue, at the first fill up after having the gas tank gasket recall I had a significant gas spill. Towed back to the dealership.

They found the gasket had a flat spot and was defective. They asked me to agree to a nominal 1 hour of labor charge but since the defective gasket was done under recall, they fixed it with a new gasket free of charge.
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same thing happened to me

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I had my airbag recall done last May, still getting calls to get it done, finally I agreed to take the car in to have it done again, same dealer. When I show up, I will pull out my paperwork showing they already did it, and to replace my waste of time I will demand a free oil change lol
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