Service visits

Discussion in 'The Daily Grind' started by TheStepChild, Apr 3, 2016.

  1. Low end of kbb trade. $11,000. OUCH! But I knew what was coming.

    They had another '13 volt on the lot for $13K. Similar miles, no polished wheels, no back up cam.

    Got high end of trade value on van - $15k. Not bad considering I paid 20 for it 3.5 years ago.
     
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  2. Prozac

    Prozac Well-Known Member

    That seems to fall in line with what I am seeing in the local adds. I was amazed at how cheap I could possibly pick one of these up with what I consider very few miles.
     
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  3. Mendel Leisk

    Mendel Leisk 2010 Prius (CAN Touring) Staff Member

    They should drop-kick these center stacks off the end of the driveway, fugedabout turning the dash into some sorta entertainment centre cum control hub, get back to what the dang thing is: a vehicle. Throw in a couple of knobs for the radio, a dial and slider for the vent system.

    We had a stove with the cutesy electronics go bad, opted to scrap the entire thing, would have cost close to the cost of the stove to repair.
     
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  4. Fwiw, the new ride.

    first trip was 80 miles total, 20 on eway at 70, then 2 lane 55 mph road with a couple small towns. Ended that ride with 28 mpg. Then I topped off the tires

    Up to 300 miles on first tank, 25.5 mpg on the tank with a bunch of city driving yesterday .


    Dummy me, looking at that scan gauge in the van for over 3 years, tucked into a dash cubby hole like it was meant there, forgot to grab it when I emptied out my stuff. :(
     

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  5. BillLin

    BillLin PV solar, geothermal HVAC, hybrids and electrics

    Oh man! That stinks! Too late to call the place where you sold the van?
     
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  6. PaleMelanesian

    PaleMelanesian Beat the System Staff Member

    To the Volt:

    Well... Bye!
    [​IMG]
     
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  7. thunderstruck

    thunderstruck Super Moderator

    I feel sorry for the chump that buys the Volt.I accidentally left my SG in my car when I sold it last week, but fortunately got it back.
     
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  8. They swear it's fixed this time
     
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  9. 08EscapeHybrid

    08EscapeHybrid Moderator

    If you don't know the car's real history, the carfax doesn't look too bad.
    Date: Mileage: Source: Comments:
    Original Equipment OnStar Vehicle equipped with OnStar

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    07/10/2012 1 Elm Chevrolet Co., Inc.
    Elmira, NY
    607-734-4141
    elmchevrolet.com Vehicle offered for sale
    07/19/2012 5 Elm Chevrolet Co., Inc.
    Elmira, NY
    607-734-4141
    elmchevrolet.com Pre-delivery inspection completed
    09/05/2012 100 Mark Chevrolet
    Wayne, MI
    734-722-9100
    markchevrolet.com Vehicle offered for sale
    09/10/2012 Elm Chevrolet Co., Inc.
    Elmira, NY
    607-734-4141
    elmchevrolet.com Vehicle serviced
    02/07/2013 101 Mark Chevrolet
    Wayne, MI
    734-722-9100
    markchevrolet.com Vehicle serviced
    06/26/2013 Mark Chevrolet
    Wayne, MI
    734-722-9100
    markchevrolet.com Battery charged
    06/27/2013 105 Mark Chevrolet
    Wayne, MI
    734-722-9100
    markchevrolet.com Vehicle sold
    07/01/2013 Michigan
    Motor Vehicle Dept.
    Albion, MI
    Title #603B1821962 Title or registration issued
    First owner reported
    07/26/2013 Suburban Collection
    suburbancollection.c
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    Maintenance inspection completed
    Electrical system checked
    08/15/2013 2,401 Mark Chevrolet
    Wayne, MI
    734-722-9100
    markchevrolet.com Vehicle serviced
    09/16/2013 3,767 Mark Chevrolet
    Wayne, MI
    734-722-9100
    markchevrolet.com Air filter replaced
    Radio/sound system repaired
    10/03/2013 4,450 Albion Tire City
    Albion, MI
    Tire repaired
    10/31/2013 4,860 Mark Chevrolet
    Wayne, MI
    734-722-9100
    markchevrolet.com Accessories repaired/replaced
    Strut(s) replaced
    02/26/2014 8,923 Mark Chevrolet
    Wayne, MI
    734-722-9100
    markchevrolet.com Alignment performed
    Radio speaker(s) replaced
    Steering gear replaced
    02/28/2014 Michigan
    Motor Vehicle Dept.
    Albion, MI Registration issued or renewed
    03/23/2015 19,802 Mark Chevrolet
    Wayne, MI
    734-722-9100
    markchevrolet.com Engine/powertrain computer/module reprogrammed
    Oil and filter changed
    04/07/2015 20,586 Mark Chevrolet
    Wayne, MI
    734-722-9100
    markchevrolet.com Vehicle serviced
    04/16/2015 Michigan
    Motor Vehicle Dept.
    Albion, MI Registration issued or renewed
    10/20/2015 33,621 Graff Chevrolet - Okemos
    Okemos, MI
    517-349-8300
    graffokemosgm.com Maintenance inspection completed
    Body computer/module reprogrammed
    Instrument cluster replaced/repaired
    Radio/sound system repaired
    12/07/2015 Michigan
    Motor Vehicle Dept.
    Albion, MI Registration issued or renewed
    Titled or registered as commercial vehicle
    Registration updated when owner moved
    the vehicle to a new location
    12/22/2015 35,056 Graff Chevrolet - Okemos
    Okemos, MI
    517-349-8300
    graffokemosgm.com Maintenance inspection completed
    Wiring repaired
    02/04/2016 35,057 Graff Chevrolet - Okemos
    Okemos, MI
    517-349-8300
    graffokemosgm.com Vehicle serviced
    04/19/2016 50,198 Graff Chevrolet - Okemos
    Okemos, MI
    517-349-8300
    graffokemosgm.com Maintenance reminder reset
    Oil and filter changed
    05/24/2016 52,160 Graff Chevrolet - Okemos
    Okemos, MI
    517-349-8300
    graffokemosgm.com Vehicle serviced
    06/20/2016 52,896 Graff Chevrolet - Okemos
    Okemos, MI
    517-349-8300
    graffokemosgm.com Vehicle serviced
    06/20/2016 53,067 Cole Chrysler Jeep Dodge
    Marshall, MI
    269-781-9191
    colechrysler.com Vehicle offered for sale
    06/27/2016 Cole Chrysler Jeep Dodge
    Marshall, MI
    269-781-9191
    colechrysler.com Oil and filter changed
     
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  10. I saw that. The two trips to the factory don't show, but the nail in a tire does.
    Van shows "vehicle serviced" at one shop - I had them put a trailer hitch and electric brake on.
     
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  11. About 5 weeks in the Sierra now. And, about 5000 miles ! One trip up north, and I picked up a bunch of side work delivering stuff after my day job. - Have truck, will haul!
    5000 miles and dash shows 25.1 avg mpg. Fuelly is showing 22.1. Don't know if the first fill up entered into fuelly screwed with the avg mpg.

    Still trying to find a used tonneau cover at a decent price, and winter tires and wheels. Found a couple covers from guys turning in their leased '14 Silverado/Sierra but they seem to want too much
     
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  12. Prozac

    Prozac Well-Known Member

    I personally liked the rolling vinyl tonneau that I had on my 3/4 ton Dodge. It had bars to keep it solid, clamped shut at the end of the bed, and had heavy duty velcro that never failed. It was real easy to roll it out of the way when I needed the bed, but worked great for keeping things dry with the added tie downs where the post holes are.
     
  13. EdwinTheMagnificent

    EdwinTheMagnificent Legend In His Mind

    My buddy has the flip-up type cover on his Dodge (pre-RAM) pickup. It's very awkward to use and a two-man job to take it off. I guess it's useful if you need to keep your groceries dry. But he has the huge back seat for that stuff. He can't even put bicycles in the bed ; he's afraid they'll "slide around and get scratched up". So he had to buy an expensive hitch-mount bike carrier.
    Me, I just throw the bike in the back of the Prius.
     
  14. Truck came with a factory bed liner. I'll throw anything in the bed
     
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  15. One year in the Sierra, and put 40,000 miles on it. One service visit - software reprogram /recall. :) :)
     
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