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Old 06-26-2008, 08:11 PM   #1
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What do you guys think of a dealer that puts 2400 miles on a new M/H, sells it to a customer and expects said customer to pay the full price for a oil change??
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What do you guys think of a dealer that puts 2400 miles on a new M/H, sells it to a customer and expects said customer to pay the full price for a oil change??
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Old 06-26-2008, 09:12 PM   #3
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Need more information on this one. What kind of a discount or deal was allowed on the new MH. Did that offset the cost of the oil change?
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Old 06-27-2008, 06:12 AM   #4
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A "new" vehicle of any kind should not be delivered to the customer needing an oil change or any other type of service. My new diesel had apx 5k (15k or 12 mo oil change interval) on the odometer (by the dealer as a show coach) and was delivered with new oil & filter w/o my having to bring it up.
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Old 06-27-2008, 06:47 AM   #5
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I think I would walk across the street to another dealer. On the other hand if the customer signs the papers and then starts adding things to do it is his fault. Make sure everything is satisfactory before signing on the line.

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Old 06-27-2008, 08:03 AM   #6
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Need more info for sure. Was this coach manufactured in midwest? Have to get it TO the dealer you know.
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IMO more info is needed!
If it was a 2008 model year MH just driven from the factory and/or less than 1 year old, then taking delivery with 2400 miles on the oil would be OKay in my book. If it has been sitting on lot for more than 1 year regardless of mileage, I would insist on an oil change at the dealers expense, also would insist they do, and pay for, the rest of the yearly maintenance items that are required by the maintenance schedule. These items should be part of any reputable dealers PDI procedures. If not find another dealer, to me it would be an indication of the service I would receive downstream.

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Old 06-27-2008, 03:10 PM   #8
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Not uncommon at all. As said, inventory is driven from manufacturer to dealer which racks on miles. If you like the coach, buy it. Don't sweat the minor expense of an oil change.
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My Coach had 1900 delivery miles on it when I drove it home. I knew that when I bought it so having to change the oil in 1100 miles was no big deal. Before we signed the papers I asked for a full tank of gas and a full tank of propane which they gave me. If I had asked for a free oil change at 3000 miles they probably would have agreed in order to make the deal.
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