Ford Dealership Abuse - Video -

Go Back > Ford Mustang Tech > 2005-2014 Mustangs

2005-2014 Mustangs Discussions on the latest S197 model Mustangs from Ford.

Ford Dealership Abuse - Video

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 08-03-2014, 12:11 PM   #1
1st Gear Member
dseg's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2014
Vehicle: 2014 Ford Mustang
Location: FL
Posts: 58
Default Ford Dealership Abuse - Video

I forgot if I saw this video on this forum or another but I thought I would share it.
Extremely disappointing, I originally thought I would take my GT to a dealership because this kind of stuff would be less likely to happen than at a local auto shop, guess not.

I plan on putting cameras in my car when I take it for service now...
I have plenty of GoPros sitting around lol
dseg is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-03-2014, 02:08 PM   #2
13'GT Black
1st Gear Member
Join Date: Feb 2014
Vehicle: 13. ford, gt
Location: florida
Posts: 133

Yea it was on allformustang first, my blood was boiling when i saw this. This and many other reasons why i dont bring my car to dealerships. Most people there are incompetent and can careless about your car.
13'GT Black is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-03-2014, 04:00 PM   #3
2nd Gear Member
SkyWitit23's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2007
Vehicle: 2012 v6 PP
Location: pa
Posts: 372

Omg that's just inexcusable. I had a similar issue happen to me like this, the dude who took my car for a test drive(which was bs anyway) I guess the mechanic didn't think I was at the end of the parking lot checking out cars as he was flying over the speed bumps���� I went straight back to the service area "hot" and explained how furious I was on how unprofessional this was and so on It didn't go well when he Told me "we are really sorry, but it's not a Prius like these guys normally drive" long story short, they tried to make it up to me in every single way, which still didn't work for me..
Personal Philosphy, Clothing Optional"

2012 3.7 Performance packege
(old) 2010 4.0 (old 2008 PP)
3:31 Limited Slip
6 speed
20% Tint all around
20" Saleen Replica's
4300K HID's Hi/Lo
Valentine1 activated
Brenspeed 93 octane
SkyWitit23 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-03-2014, 04:22 PM   #4
3rd Gear Member
Join Date: May 2011
Vehicle: 2014 Mustang GT Premium
Location: California, Colorado
Posts: 695

Post the name of the dealership

Call a local news outlet

Call Ford Corporate

Call a LAWYER.

This is why I take a pic of the mileage everytime someone else drives the car. Oh. And MyKey.
Active Duty: Kate, 2014 Ruby Red Metallic GT Premium

KIA: Aria, 2009 Dark Candy Red V6 Pony Package-
May she rest in peace and forever run wild across the highway in the sky
stags is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-03-2014, 04:53 PM   #5
6th Gear Member
Join Date: Jul 2008
Vehicle: 2005 Mustang
Location: Acworth, GA
Posts: 12,257

Wow. I am not surprised, good ole' stealership!
Livernois 298 stroker
2005Redfire6 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-03-2014, 06:02 PM   #6
3rd Gear Member
OSUTX440's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2008
Vehicle: 2009 GT500
Location: Ohio
Posts: 747
Matthew Tremblay @TremblayMatthew

I saw that the other day. Makes me sick.
2009 GT500 - Vista Blue

Ohio Chapter President

Originally Posted by UPRSharad View Post
It's crazy that there are zillions of people out there driving on the stock stuff and perfectly content about it.
OSUTX440 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-04-2014, 11:34 AM   #7
4th Gear Member
TheDutchTexan's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2006
Vehicle: 2005 Mustang GT
Location: Texas
Posts: 1,054

I saw this on jalopnik I believe. Either fix it or blow it up? What kind of a mechanic are you? I'd loose my **** if that where to happen to my car.

Justice to All
TheDutchTexan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-04-2014, 11:53 AM   #8
3rd Gear Member
waykooljr's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2006
Vehicle: 2006 Mustang GT
Location: Texas
Posts: 568

Wow, guy brings a running car to the shop and they're going to blow it up or fix it! I wonder what they would've told the guy if they actually blew it up! What a Maroon!
waykooljr is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-04-2014, 12:08 PM   #9
3rd Gear Member
potman's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2010
Vehicle: 2010 GT
Location: ks
Posts: 597

They would have told the guy his engine was blown and charged him for a new one.
potman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-04-2014, 07:31 PM   #10
3rd Gear Member
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 890

Can I get a TLDW cliffnotes on the video? It was kinda long, and I was a little confused cause a lot of the dialogue says "me:" implying that the owner was riding in the car with the mechanic. So I didn't get what was going on.

My thing with dealerships is this: There is no unifying standard of quality between them WHATSOEVER. I go to the Alpharetta Ford off Mansell and love them! They always give me deals, have great mechanics, and genuinely care about my car.

I went to the now out of business Malcolm Cunningham Ford in Atlanta, and they charged me $125 just to diagnose the problem with my car, and then tried to scam me out of $2,000, while the actual engine problem, really only required a replacement of a $100 part. I was f***ing furious and could not believe those sheisters. I'm glad they are out of business now!

So there are tremendous dealers out there, and there are some that are the absolute scum of the earth.
ThaiCobra is offline   Reply With Quote


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
2002 Mustang GT Premium 5 Speed JonnyBlazeGT Mustangs For Sale 1 09-21-2015 10:26 PM
Trouble with 2005 Mustang Reverse on 5r55s transmission movielover40 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 0 08-27-2015 03:26 PM
Ford's Limited Productions & Dealer Rip Offs Mr. D Off Topic 158 08-26-2015 11:47 AM
2008 v6 transmission weirdness antipeterleague 2005-2014 Mustangs 5 08-18-2015 01:50 PM
dealership issue mweiland General Tech 6 08-13-2015 05:11 PM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:25 PM.

This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. FordŽ is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company