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Im not sure what point your trying to make.
You can rant on about some guy in a dress with hairly legs all you want but any thing you say is not going to change anything.
The fact that we are a multi cultural society and have so many people trying to have everyone be tolerant with one another to avoid violence to others whether its racial, against women or a drunk d@#khead punching someone in the back of the head.
When you commented on the guy looking like someone who drops skids and sells whatever, that was obviously putting this guy in category. This guys issue was the safety of his family, why would you presume that he does burn outs by the way he looks?
For decades people have been making skit shows about taking the piss out of other people so because theres a guy dressed like a woman that does not mean that he literally thought the receptionist was a trans gender person with lemons for breast.
I live in melbourne and there is all kinds of people, i have seen men dressed as women before with little attempt to actually look like a woman although i dont agree with the color or her purse and shoes, i choice to accept that the person likes the way they look and i dont put them in a category.
I dont feel the need to make a video to piss people off as on the internet i dont see the effect it has on others because im sheltered by my keyboard.
If i had children i would let them watch it so they would have a sense of humor and so they dont freak out when they see a guy with lemons for boobs while thrusting.
Again i did not say your a racist, i was saying you should accept people for who they are and not presume what there hobbies are because they wear chains. This guy believed that he had bought a lemon and it was confirmed by jeep apparently. So where you said you would tell him where to go. Im not sure what you do for a living but im a plumber and if someone felt as though i did not do a good job i would go back and and fix it till the consumer is happy. By your statment are you saying if you were to produce something which is faulty would you tell them to get stuffed?
Do you see where im coming from?
I mentioned about my house build earlier so i have learnt the feeling of being ripped off. My case is quite extream as the house needs to be pulled down and rebuilt because the builder tried to make the most profit of it that he could by cutting corners and my partner and i have lost 5 years of our lives and thousands of dollars. This is how i have got my veiw on life.
I have friends who are Italian , chinese, singaporean, thai quite a few who live around the world , it is poor sight that the bloke waves his chains under the nose of that girl , and the woman sitting in such a way, but yeah , looking at this vid DOES REMIND ME OF A YOUNG GUY LOOKING FOR THE "IMAGE" not the safety there , if he really wanted such he should of did his homework rather running to the dealership with a fist full of dollars. and read before he signed the cheque and READ the full amount of paper work
and found out something at least on the net about the car.
BUYER BEWARE WE ARE TOLD FOR YEARS.
sure I could buy something new , BUT IM NOT THAT STUPID
he could of made that video with other races in mind , BUT HE DIDNT
so as far as I am concerned he is a mind numbing idiot who didn't think , research, and just adds to another no brainer sticking his hissy fit on the net.
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Ok thank you for that. I do agree with you on some things there. My opinion is that the consumer should be covered no matter what they have bought for a period of time and if it has not been abused. Your opinion is to read the fine print and research. I respect that.:thumbup: i hope there are no hard feelings.

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I think it was a good video, with that little bit of comedy (the receptionist)
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Unfortunately my reading of the fine print and research when buying my new WH GC didn't tell me I would have a 4x4 vehicle with a non operating low range transfercase for over 18 months, like hundreds of thousands of owners worldwide . this problem was caused by a FC software stuff up .Many owners are still having problems!!Many owners told there wasn't a problem. To put it in simple terms again, in passing over $60000.0 you are entitled to have a vehicle fit for the purpose intended.!!I took FCA to a tribunal court and won my case, the guy who made the video got his point across that FCA would not fix numerous problems ,if you think he was bleating about nothing read what he had to put up with !!
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'Buyer beware' isn't relevant with a brand new product. A buyer has a right to expect the product will perform as advertised for a reasonable period of time, and where that doesn't happen, the buyer has the right to expect the seller to rectify the situation. Australian law states as much, irrespective of whatever the 'official' warranty states.

FCA Australia has a serious problem with its customer relations and complaint resolution processes. People shouldn't be flamed for standing up against that... Other brands seem to manage to deal with their customers in a way that doesn't drive them to such desperate measures.
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Ok thank you for that. I do agree with you on some things there. My opinion is that the consumer should be covered no matter what they have bought for a period of time and if it has not been abused. Your opinion is to read the fine print and research. I respect that.:thumbup: i hope there are no hard feelings.

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what ? no hard feelings ? its just a opinion you know something , I have had three heart attacks in one year , had a problem with my heart for at least 10 years, which the doc told me it was the flu and took a nurse to find what was going on , 17 years ago I had a really bad infection from standing on a car badge (it was a metal ford badge) and the infection ate its way through my foot , ! I had a family member who died from overdosing and I had to perform CPR while the boyfriend chanted "how could she do this to me" (he was the one who scored the stuff and they call it a hot shot) a person that I was buying a rambler hornet paid 150 and was going to the bank to get the rest , came back and the car was gone including my deposit and was told "you took too long" (all that was wrong was the primary chain) for 45 years being a type one diabetic , I have had put up/been with some of the most low set , worst, bandits/crims/people ever known, I have been trod on, abused , stolen off , hurt , and broken , lost a hell of a lot of money , and then been left for dead,
all of this is just a small part in my life, but you know what ?

there is no way im going to bitch/whinge/ complain or cry over what has happened to me , far more worse has happened to others, and I have done things/and made mistakes as well. and stick it on a you tube vid or (even I have been told to) write a book about it. it is life , if it doesn't happen to you it means you wouldn't be able to handle it, and when some one can not handle , never ever do they think of the people that they hurt.

a fellow bought some springs off me , and he realized there the wrong type ,
did I rip him off ? NO! a simple refund , but some people would.
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Sorry jeep im on the consumers side. My partner purchased a 2007 holden captiva in 2010.
50000km, deisel, excellent condition, retireees owned it from new, log book serviced. She thought she bought smart and ill admit thought it was a solid purchase at the time. It wasnt brand new, but it was close to it.

1.5 years later at 80000km the roller rocker bearing failed, destroying the top end. 8000 bucks to repair, holden just shrugged their shoulders at us as it was out of warranty there was nothing they could do to help us. They said lower grade oil can lead to premature wear of the bearing. This was also stated on the recall notice. When i pointed out the vehicle was serviced by holden, albeit from another dealer, at every service interval prior to the failure, i was told there was no sure way to confirm the right oil was used at the other dealer. Just one of those things. We had no choice at the time but to repair the vehicle.

Just last week, we received a letter from holden customer care stating our captiva has been included in a national captiva/cruz recall for guess what? Roller rocker arm bearing failure in all diesel models. No shit! Could it of been the myriad of complaints and bad publicity about this issue and many more that has led to this recall? I dont doubt it had some bearing on the outcome. So im in the process of trying to get some of our hard earned back from GM. Thanks to everyone out there who kicked up a stink about this problem. Congrats to the grand owner for getting his money back i reckon.

I understand its not a perfect world and faults will happen. Fair enough. Warranty- awesome when it actually covers your issue. The warranty doesnt reimburse your personal time or the inconvenience of taking a vehicle back time and time again, postponing holidays, commitments etc. That time/inconvenience i beleive is heavily undervalued by most dealerships. If you suffer a string of faults after purchasing a new vehicle you should have every right to return the product and get a refund.
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Unfortunately my reading of the fine print and research when buying my new WH GC didn't tell me I would have a 4x4 vehicle with a non operating low range transfercase for over 18 months, like hundreds of thousands of owners worldwide . this problem was caused by a FC software stuff up .Many owners are still having problems!!Many owners told there wasn't a problem. To put it in simple terms again, in passing over $60000.0 you are entitled to have a vehicle fit for the purpose intended.!!I took FCA to a tribunal court and won my case, the guy who made the video got his point across that FCA would not fix numerous problems ,if you think he was bleating about nothing read what he had to put up with !!
I had a similar problem and was told I needed a $600 servo replaced but came on this web site and found I only needed to remove a fuse to reset the electronics and it's worked great ever since.
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