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Old 12-23-2018, 10:38 AM
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Surging idle, I'd check for an intake leak.
 
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Old 12-24-2018, 10:37 AM
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Surging idle, I'd check for an intake leak.
Yeah, that.
 
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Old 12-24-2018, 11:50 PM
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I see no one mentioned taking it back to the dealer being itís only been installed like 6 months ago.

I bet the backplates either warped or it wasnít touqed down properly.

Dealers, canít trust them to do anything right.

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Old 12-25-2018, 08:49 AM
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Originally Posted by Wizardofaus View Post
I see no one mentioned taking it back to the dealer being itís only been installed like 6 months ago.

I bet the backplates either warped or it wasnít touqed down properly.

Dealers, canít trust them to do anything right.

Wiz 🙄
Yup, it's almost like they use poor service as a means of forcing you back so you can but a $40 T-Shirt or $20 key ring while you're stuck waiting.
 
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Old 12-25-2018, 09:03 AM
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M8s use a plastic manifold which has a tendency to deform.probably excessive heat from sitting in traffic.
 
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Old 12-25-2018, 11:17 AM
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Originally Posted by Jehu View Post
Yup, it's almost like they use poor service as a means of forcing you back so you can but a $40 T-Shirt or $20 key ring while you're stuck waiting.
Well itís not like their supposed to be experts of the brand huh ?.
I just donít know how people can have any faith in what these guys do @ $85 bucks an hour, If only to keep their warranty in place for the first 2 years.
I mean **** , I canít even get a defective battery replaced so I hope they go bust the bastards.

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Old 12-25-2018, 04:25 PM
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Originally Posted by Wizardofaus View Post


Well itís not like their supposed to be experts of the brand huh ?.
I just donít know how people can have any faith in what these guys do @ $85 bucks an hour, If only to keep their warranty in place for the first 2 years.
I mean **** , I canít even get a defective battery replaced so I hope they go bust the bastards.

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Only $85 an hour? Where do you live? I'm moving there....
 
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Old 12-25-2018, 04:30 PM
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Only $85 an hour? Where do you live? I'm moving there....
Better yet, learn to do it yourself.
 
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Started having the same issue a few weeks ago on my 17 RGS & they found both head gaskets were seeping. Just over 20,000 miles. Replacing with Cometic head gaskets & some over goodies.
 
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Old 01-22-2019, 10:10 AM
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Originally Posted by Wizardofaus View Post
I see no one mentioned taking it back to the dealer being it’s only been installed like 6 months ago.

I bet the backplates either warped or it wasn’t touqed down properly.

Dealers, can’t trust them to do anything right.

Wiz ��


Yeah, if I can't fix it myself, I sell it or salvage it.

Had a company car in a previous job that always went to the dealer...what a bunch of idiots..."ASE Certified" technician...might as well print that diploma on toilet paper.
> Grinding noise/vibration coming from the right front wheel.
> Intensity varies with speed...slower/quieter...faster/louder.
> Put car in neutral and roll...same deal.
> Shut car off and roll...same deal.
If you've ever driven/fixed a car with a bad wheel bearing, which I have, you know right away this was a bad bearing.

The ASE Master Mechanic took the transmission apart, replaced some output gear and gave it back to me EXACTLY as I gave it to them...grindy/noisy..and told me it was "normal" when I returned to complain.
I had to fight to get the service manager in the car for a ride before they would try again...which they did...and the solution was....drum roll....new wheel bearings.
This was a fleet car folks, the company I worked for bought ~50 cars every 3 years...huge important customer right...and the dealer treated me like an idiot backyard mechanic that didn't now anything about cars.
 

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