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Old 04-11-13, 03:19 PM   #1
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Default Always. Remember. When u take in even for a minor recall- keep gas tank empty

I AM AT MY DEALERSHIP IN DALLAS. OVER HEARING A REP EXPLAINING..

ALWAYS. REMEMBER. WHEN U TAKE IN EVEN FOR A MINOR RECALL- KEEP GAS TANK EMPTY.

THE lady had brought the car in . topped off. and she got a recall for the trunk release.. recall

had she known.. could have got a freee tank of gas..
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Funny you mention that, that happened to me just today. I thought they were just being nice.

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I did not get a fill up then again, I brought it in for the 5k mile service
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Good tip jkutti2000
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And I thought the free wash was good every time I brought in!
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And I thought the free wash was good every time I brought in!
That's something I won't let them do. I value my paint finish too much.
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Happened to me too in England. Brake booster recall on 2IS, got full tank of petrol + 2 bottles of wine.
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I didn't get it either at my 5k service and the trunk release recall. Humm.
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+ 2 bottles of wine.
Seriously? I feel my leg being pulled.
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My dealer topped it off at the 5K mile service. I didn't see any recall work on the paper work.
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