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Unread 05-13-2013, 04:05 PM   #16
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Thanks for the replies. Here's my issue. I know accidents happen and, I understand that. However, the difference between parking my Jeep next to someone and getting "doored" or getting into an accident on my own is my fault, my issue and my responsibility. Taking my Jeep into the dealership for a simple oil change is another matter entirely. This happened thru no fault of my own, act of God or otherwise, I"m not asking for a brand new ride (2014) as I stated in my second post. I'd like a 2013 Overland, just like mine. I'm not demanding one though, I'm just stating that I'd prefer one like mine. I'm willing to take a reasonable amount for my current Overland and buy the new one (2013). Jackyl, As far as claiming my wanting a new ride is "ridiculous", I'll have to agree to disagree you. I don't want a repaired Jeep because I didn't wreck my Jeep, they did. I'm also not demanding they should give me a new one and yes they don't legally have to do so. I'm simply stating that I don't want mine back repaired, period. I know the body shop that does their work and the guy's a hack. It'll definitely not look like new. Also, when I go to trade it in, what about the fact that now I have a repaired vehicle?

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Unread 05-13-2013, 05:19 PM   #17
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So if your neighbor had damaged your Jeep (through no fault of yours), you would be asking them for a new one?

If your issue is with the body shop, have it repaired where you want. AFAIK, there is no way for the at fault party's insurance to force you to a specific shop.
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Unread 05-13-2013, 05:26 PM   #18
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Let them repair the minor body damage and try to get something extra out of it. Its not like this happened while they're driving it out to you for the first time. You're already on your second oil change.
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Unread 05-15-2013, 08:18 PM   #19
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Update
I finally received a call from the GM today. He stated that they would be willing to repair the Jeep so it looks like "new". They are using a different body guy then the one I'm familiar with, apparently this is the guy they use for their new car "issues" because of his expertise. They're actually replacing my driver's side door, not repairing it as well as any other part that would need anything other that paint. He also stated that he'd give me an agreement in writing that he wouldn't penalize me for my vehicle when I trade it in. Lastly, he stated that he was paying for the work outright, he wasn't turning it into the insurance so it won't show up on a car fax. He stated that it will look like new and he wanted to be certain that I was happy with the work or I didn't have to accept the Jeep. I told him that I'd think it over and call him in the a.m.
Upon reflecting on this, I think he's being fair and I'm just going to take my Jeep providing that the work is acceptable. I'm a firm believer in karma and there's really no need for a new Jeep when I'm happy with mine. Thanks to all for your opinions and input. On a side note I'm seriously tired of "rolling" in a minivan!
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Unread 05-15-2013, 09:58 PM   #20
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Sounds like a good deal. Honestly i would've just told them to not fix the dents...rather just replace any dented part. Sounds like they're doing the right thing.
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Unread 05-16-2013, 06:26 AM   #21
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Make sure

They dont enter anything in Carfax
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Unread 05-16-2013, 08:46 PM   #22
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Sounds like a good deal. Honestly i would've just told them to not fix the dents...rather just replace any dented part. Sounds like they're doing the right thing.
Sounds like you have a great dealer who is stepping up to ensure you are happy. Good luck
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Unread 05-16-2013, 08:53 PM   #23
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sounds like you have a great dealer who is stepping up to ensure you are happy. Good luck
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Unread 05-17-2013, 06:54 AM   #24
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Sounds like you have a great dealer who is stepping up to ensure you are happy. Good luck
Saying it is one thing. Doing it is another. Guess we'll have to wait & see the final results. Good luck WK2BOYEE.
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Unread 05-17-2013, 08:47 AM   #25
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i would want them to report it to carfax, and then go for diminished value. sounds like they are trying to lock you in to dealing with them at trade in time.
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Unread 05-17-2013, 02:13 PM   #26
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i would want them to report it to carfax, and then go for diminished value. sounds like they are trying to lock you in to dealing with them at trade in time.
Yep....that's it my friend.....everyone is out to screw you.
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Unread 05-17-2013, 02:34 PM   #27
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i would want them to report it to carfax, and then go for diminished value. sounds like they are trying to lock you in to dealing with them at trade in time.
That makes zero sense.
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Unread 05-17-2013, 02:52 PM   #28
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that makes zero sense.
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Unread 05-18-2013, 05:34 PM   #29
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So, I took my 2013 Overland 5.7 into the dealership for just it's second oil change. They finished and I went to get my Jeep but they wanted to wash it for me. The kid runs it thru the car wash while I watch and backs it out. He gets out of my Jeep but apparently leaves it in Drive! I watch in stunned disbelief as he proceeds to run my virtually brand new Overland thru the car wash and into the wall! Result, damage to the front end and drivers side door. Long story short, they offered to fix it for me. However, I'm not crazy about having a repaired Jeep! Opinions? Suggestions?

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If I was you I would be saying that I would like to see what the insurance company said what damage was done to your jeep ? When you said it drive it self into the wall was it wood or brick . Because if it was brick I would be looking under the jeep too for damage & in the engine bay . Did air bags go off and if not why ?
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Unread 05-18-2013, 06:03 PM   #30
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Update
I finally received a call from the GM today. He stated that they would be willing to repair the Jeep so it looks like "new". They are using a different body guy then the one I'm familiar with, apparently this is the guy they use for their new car "issues" because of his expertise. They're actually replacing my driver's side door, not repairing it as well as any other part that would need anything other that paint. He also stated that he'd give me an agreement in writing that he wouldn't penalize me for my vehicle when I trade it in. Lastly, he stated that he was paying for the work outright, he wasn't turning it into the insurance so it won't show up on a car fax. He stated that it will look like new and he wanted to be certain that I was happy with the work or I didn't have to accept the Jeep. I told him that I'd think it over and call him in the a.m.
Upon reflecting on this, I think he's being fair and I'm just going to take my Jeep providing that the work is acceptable. I'm a firm believer in karma and there's really no need for a new Jeep when I'm happy with mine. Thanks to all for your opinions and input. On a side note I'm seriously tired of "rolling" in a minivan!
Get him to show you the quote from the penal shop . What was the damage to your jeep .
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