I bought a 2006 Chevy Equinox from Pomoco 10 days ago used. On the 5th day the car would not start. It took several tries. I took it to the dealer and of course it cranked right up. Yesterday, the car would not start at all after an hour of trying, so I had to have it towed to the dealership. And of course this morning it cranked right up. After doin some research I have found out that this is a common problem with this vehicle make. Chevrolet doesnt even know what exactly causes this. Whats legal rights do I have concerning the returning the vehicle back to the dealer?
Depends on the nature of your contract, any specific warranties etc. . You may want to contact a local attorney and chat, let him/her review your contract.
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I just went through that same nightmare with my Saturn Ion.
Seems like the 2005-2008 chevys/saturns have an electrical
problem where the computer doesn't read your key properly
and thinks you're trying to steal your own car . . . then shuts
off gas to the engine. The dealerships reprogram the on-board
computer ($225) and that does it. There are a lot of "hidden"
recalls with theses vehicles. Check the internet for the same
types of problems for mechanical advice. As for legal advice . . .
it would depend on your sales agreement and any warranties
you may have.
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