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    Scary about your car. Try any or all of several tricks depending on your perseverance and pocket.

    1. Visit a different mechanic. Find out what might be the matter and then go back to dealer.
    2. Ask the dealer for a 'recall list' for your car. If he says he doesnt have one, ask him to contact the manufacturer. Professor Google has such a list but it isnt in any sensible (for the general public) order. It goes by date. Sheeessh
    3. If your car is pretty danged new, tell them you want a different one of the same make and model (or pay the difference from the NEW price of your car).
    4. Talk about the Better Business Bureau and your local city news show where a cousin in law of your co worker is a producer (the odds are actually very good that line is close to truth).
    5. Explain calmly that you dont like to be unsafe on the road.
    6. Reinforce everything you've said by standing on the hood of a car in their outside lot and dialing the city desk of that news show or news paper and telling them there is a woman junping from car to car in the dealership parking lot and giving them the address. This last one actually worked for me back in the 70s. No cell phone but I was screaming loudly and demanding to attract attention the dealership did not want. They agreed to give me a different car and I got down.

    Be safe BuckeyeShelby

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