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    Lol, how to get your car fixed by Vauxhall Right away....

    I did a sneaky

    I knew the service manager was going to be a slag.

    So I parked in front of the entrance for the service bay.

    Went into reception and said, 30 second job, can you replace a CTS sensor(not the wiring just the plug that goes in thermostat).

    He said no, I am too busy, you need to book it in for next Friday.: I need to get wiring diagrams, plug it into tech 2 etc. I said to him I know the fault I just need someone to fit the part!!!

    Now I could not drive the car with the fans running all the time and the temperature gauge not working.

    So I go an start my car, it's kangarooing. I'm like swearing out loud so mechanics can hear in ear shot.

    I go back in and say to the manager my car has died in your forcourt. He is like grr ok I'll get the car running so it is not blocking the entrance.

    So mechanic looks at it, see the plug is broken, bring a wrench unplugs the old one, plugs the new one I got. 30 Seconds as I said!!

    Car starts straight away....

    Hmm, good thing I left it in first gear and not neutral when demonstrating and swearing

    The mechanic clocked on, so I bought him a 8 pack of carling and gave him £5 for his troubles.

    Heee heee heee. Some people are such idiots though and dont take you seriously. So return the favour...
    Drives:Mazda 6 MPS- Zoom Zoom

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    Class, thats a good one


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    i got my plugs changed and my car looked at for free today,score. i had to play nicey nice though.

    its nice when u feel like we the car drivers have actually come out on top heh.


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    Could have saved yourself all that effort and money and just got a 19mm spanner and changed it yourself in about 10 seconds but liking the ploy to get them to do it.

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    i havent got a t30 spanner to get the engine cover and coilpack off! otherwise i woulda heh


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    Get to halfords and buy some tools then
    Summit White Astra J GTC VXR 2.0L Petrol Turbo (276 PS) with Aero Pack and 20's

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    Quote Originally Posted by Moonman View Post
    Get to halfords and buy some tools then
    Especially when you have a trade card and they cost nowt

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    Chuck us your trade card then matt, as i was in there looking at some new tools earlier.
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