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1990 Buick LeSabre Question: Device fell off front of engine; signal from timing to computer

 

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MarshallShield, Mount Vernon, WA, April 30, 2011, 18:30
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Yellow had come on, the engine would run perfect unless I left an offramp off the interstate, come to a stop, the engine would die. Start right back up. I took it to our mechanic, which we've been having problems with. He told me it could cost $200 or $800. I told him $200 ONLY NOT $800
He had the car for 6 days over Christmas. He charged me $798, I noticed a motor sound, the next day, a bearing went out. I told him the engine had been running perfect before he worked on it. This is the 4th time, something has gone wrong after he as worked on our family engines. He is scamming us. Fixes something, then something elso goes bad, so we have to return. I have proof for 4 problems he's caused. Considereing a Small law suit and sending his company and what he is doing to the BBB.
Marshall Shield
Office: 360-336-3057 PST USA
Email; corp@myshield.us
My Shield Corp www.myshield.us
My Family Shield NPO www.myfamilyshield.us
I'm pretty mad about this!

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    April 30, 2011, 18:39
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    some issues are tough to figure out. exact estimates are unrealistic when it comes to these types of problems.
    if you were unhappy with him, go somewhere else for a second opinion. that would verify his findings and give you some confidence in his work.
    i dont see how you can prove he caused problems. why dont you sit with him instead of all this bickering and see if you can iron it out before going to legal action.
    everything that happens to a car after we do repairs is not always our fault. things do break when other repairs are made and is not anybodies fault.
    i suggest you go to another shop and have the car evaluated and get another opinion before unloading your guns on this guy.

    Roy

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