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I'm kinda surprised'ish at the results here ... maybe we need a definition of whats meant by "trust", as the results appear to show that the manufacturers (Renault) representatives are not to be trusted ... is that what we really mean?
I agree that you need to keep on top of them (as almost any commercial organisation ... do you trust British Gas?) as they will try most things to reduce the risk of the dealership incurring cost (remember its the dealer that pays for "warranty items " then reclaims what it can from the manufacturer)
For example, I believe Renault only pay £48/hr labour of warranty work ... why do they charge me £80 ?
I'm not defending the dealer network, although I dont think Renault are that different from the likes of Ford/Vauxhall/Fiat/VW/Volvo etc ... I just a bit confused at what message is being put across
As far as how I voted, then yes I've had my woe's but on the whole ..... yes I trust my dealer ... I couldnt own any type of "new" car if I didnt ... but I do keep my eye on them.
Why is it the older I get .... the better I think I was ?
Currently in Truckbusuk's garage:
Clio2 1.4RT Phase1(VF1BB0S) + Volvo XC90 SE Lux D5 Geartronic