Tue, March 23, 2004
I have read about this before, I just can't remember where. At least you may not have to learn about their motor the hard way they usually start with a little tapping in the mourning that is piston slap and the ford dealer will tell you that the noise is caused by the new design of the engine and more clearance is needed for that engine and not to worry this usually ends with the rod hanging out of the bottom of the engine not their worry though by then truck is out of warranty. The way I see it there are two tried and true ways of handling it since they know that the way they handled it or your problem is a lot of bull and they know you know this. Then handle bull with bull if you have a wife and this is if you can get her to do this although a girl friend will do. Have her go to the dealer ship at the busiest part of the day and on the busiest day of the week. She pulls up and walks into the show room with the keys and starts to sob saying we just bought this truck it has less than a thousand miles on it and you know when someone steps on the brake its not supposed to cut across the road oh why are you doing this you might as well have used a gun this must be done with a good amount of acting but repeated several weeks in a row it has a affect also parking across the road from the dealership with a sign on the truck come take it for a test drive will cause a affect to. I know they are dirty tricks but they are no dirtier than theirs. I have seen both of these work in the past and I used one on a car I bought back in the 70s with good results.