Gotta Love the Hick Mechanics
Sun, August 12, 2007 - 4:41 PM
So my van broke down in Yuma almost a month ago. A week ago, they claimed to have fixed it. I took a shuttle down there and picked it up. The drive back lasted four miles before I called for another tow. The oil pressure went to zero. A week later (this past Friday), it was done. "Oh by the way, we also replaced your starter." HUH??? This whole ordeal cost me about $1100.00, if you add the cost of the Tercel in, that makes that cam gear the most expensive one on the planet. It also makes it about equal to what I paid for the van a year ago. Sad thing is that I now have to repair their repair. The van pings so bad it sounds like I'm ready to burn holes in the pistons. The grease all over the door came off with Mr. Clean. I plugged in the left headlight in Gila Bend after driving for about an hour thinking that the headlights sure were dim all of a sudden. Duh. Can't use the air because it makes it overheat. The new dent in the front bumper will have to stay. It's a good thing I'm not an angry alcoholic.