Let's not forget that the car dealers of Michigan were the same geniuses who stayed closed on Saturdays for decades and claimed they were doing it for the good of their customers. But if a dealer dared to open on Saturdays, it would be vandalized by other dealers to keep them in line. … » 10/21/14 3:20pm Today 3:20pm

Yes it is criminal but this happens all the time here. They could get prosecuted for failing to file the paperwork with the state (taxes!) but they almost certainly will not be prosecuted for stealing the customer's money. The cops will say it is a civil matter and tell him to file suit if he wants his money back. » 10/18/14 5:17pm Saturday 5:17pm

Warranty "Problem" Stories - and Advice - From a Retired Factory Rep

If you don't change the oil in your new car, the engine will explode. I interviewed a retired factory field engineer to hear about how often that happened, and other warranty "problem" stories from the manufacturer's side. » 10/16/14 1:00pm Thursday 1:00pm

I had not seen this post before. Thanks for the compliment. And someone wrote it below so I will admit that it is true - I'll probably keep writing these posts regardless of what status I have here. (But I did have that one 450K view post - how cool was that?!) » 10/06/14 4:28pm 10/06/14 4:28pm