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    Thumbs down MOT FAIL - Vauxhall Cr4p !!!

    Car failed it's first MOT yesterday..... Pile of cr4p..!!!




    Only jokin about Vauxhall Cr4p.... only needed a rear shocker which I knew was "dodgy" cost £45 which is bl**dy good considering it's had 3 years of abuse!!!

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    Not bad then, especially if you suspected the shocker anyway

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    Its not too bad mate...could have been alot worse.

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    What was wrong with the shocker, just out of interest RBK?
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    Quote Originally Posted by GARY3306
    What was wrong with the shocker, just out of interest RBK?
    According to the fail ticket " O/S/Rear shock absorber leaking fluid and not damping effectively" which sounds about right, I noticed it was a bit bouncy after our trip to the Dundee meet !

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    Wouldn't that have been covered under 3 year warranty?

    Coincidently, I took the wifes 1.6 Stilo for first MOT yesterday, it went straight through.

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    Apparently no.... 1 Year on shocks

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    Oh well, if it was leaking then that's fair enough. If it is just damp around the shocker but is not visibly leaking then it isn't a failure. I was just interested to see if work was being obtained (if you see what I mean).
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    Shocks are only covered for 3000 miles. Or so a dealer told me

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    Quote Originally Posted by AJA
    Shocks are only covered for 3000 miles. Or so a dealer told me
    BLIMEY, that's not far . They should last a damn sight longer than that, if that is right, and I have no reason to doubt it, then that is a blatant rip off IMO
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