Car Reliability Exceptions Declared by Manufacturer
Join Kirk and Fred as they discuss Kirk’s purchase of a used car, its reliability and safety as the manufacturer qualifying the conditions per the owners manual.
- Consumer Reports methods of surveying its members on car reliability and why owners with a bad history are more likely to respond to the survey
- What are the expectations of use environments for car manufacturers, and Fred stories of cars overheating at in his location at 2,000 ft altitudes.
- This particular model of car had an exception to the 10 year warranty on the power train if it was ever used as a commercial vehicle, as this was first a rental car, due to potential misuse by renters.
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