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Old 7th January 2009, 19:10   #16
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Interesting. I am seeing that complaints against Honda dealership are increasing steadily
The bullet proof reliability of HONDA has gone into their head s ( dealers ) . Hence they have started behaving like sarkari companies !!
Any ways complaining to honda japan might help but dont know how do you go about it !! SORRY
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Wow...

Thanx guys for the replies and advice.

I forgot to mention that the car hasn't been refistered yet.because we wanted a specific number..

My Dad called up Autmax and after a long ( harsh) conversation and the car was taken to their workshop to look in the matter.

The first thing i am gonna do tomm morning is call Honda bombat and ghaziabad factory,

What made us think it could be a test drive vehicle was that

1. July Manufactured car in Jan 2009.

2. Sales man says that Honda factory does not use first in first out policy. (ridiculous)

and also made us wait for 4 days for the white automatic as he said it would come from the factory.

3 No plastic covers on the car when we took delivery.
( He said for PDI they clean the car and thoroughly check each part)

4, Some wierd cabin noise like bearings..

Lets see if there wgats the progress tomorrow,

Thanx guys.. Pour in you views..

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Old 8th January 2009, 10:33   #18
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Wow...



I forgot to mention that the car hasn't been refistered yet.because we wanted a specific number..

My Dad called up Autmax and after a long ( harsh) conversation and the car was taken to their workshop to look in the matter.

The first thing i am gonna do tomm morning is call Honda bombat and ghaziabad factory,

What made us think it could be a test drive vehicle was that

1. July Manufactured car in Jan 2009.

2. Sales man says that Honda factory does not use first in first out policy. (ridiculous)

and also made us wait for 4 days for the white automatic as he said it would come from the factory.

3 No plastic covers on the car when we took delivery.
( He said for PDI they clean the car and thoroughly check each part)




I recently saw a new Accord at MSU and it has plastic covers on seat.
July 2008 for Jan 2009 is a not a good figure considering the good way this car is received in market. May be October or November as during that Diwali period manufacturers tend to manufacture more cars. So chances are that you get October and November manufactured car.

And if the dealer said " Its coming from factory " its not a good indication. If it really came from factory, Honda will have records of the same.

And those noises are not known to crop up in Honda Accord so quickly.
The fact that this car is not yet registered can be useful if the car has to be replaced.
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Old 8th January 2009, 10:42   #19
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automax is from the same group which owns samara hyundai. I'm pretty surprised to see this kind of problem arising from automax and that too within a year of their operations. As far as their service center is concerned i would rate it 9/10 after having got my honda serviced there thrice. Not much aware about the showroom though.
But i suggest you meet up with the senior most authority there as early as possible.
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Old 8th January 2009, 11:27   #20
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samara is known for such issues.
while purchasing santro,i was given a july model in november.this was way back in 2002.
we came to know about this at the time when we got our RC.

btw were you told before that you will get a 2008 model?i assume this because,you took delivery in first week of january and generally you dont get new stock before 15th -20th jan
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Update..

Since the car wasn't registered yet. Automax has admitted for some noise coming from the bearings and has admitted to change the car.

And also Promised to give us a car manufactured in Nov or Dec.

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Update..

Since the car wasn't registered yet. Automax has admitted for some noise coming from the bearings and has admitted to change the car.

And also Promised to give us a car manufactured in Nov or Dec.

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Resolution was very fast. Better to ask for some goodies
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Update..

Since the car wasn't registered yet. Automax has admitted for some noise coming from the bearings and has admitted to change the car.

And also Promised to give us a car manufactured in Nov or Dec.

Cheers to TBHP
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Great!! Felt happy about you getting a replacement.

Accord buyers from Automax, check the accord before taking it.

May be the VIN number/ Engine number of this lemon might help.
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Hmm, I'll postpone this week's wash of the car. It's going to rain and it's gonna flood till the world ends. Honda just approved a full replacement car. A Honda dealer admitted to a fault.

I have to write my will before the flood comes. Gotta run!
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congrats,i think it is the best resolution you could have asked for.also make sure that you check each and everything before deliver/registration.

ot:how come they gave you a car without registering it?
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Manyu,

Congrats on getting this issue resolved so fast. Good that they agreed to replace the car. Guess the unregistered run helped.

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...I have to write my will before the flood comes. Gotta run!
Don't think the flood's will come. Even the God's will be shock!

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...ot:how come they gave you a car without registering it?
He was waiting for a special number.
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Hmm, I'll postpone this week's wash of the car. It's going to rain and it's gonna flood till the world ends. Honda just approved a full replacement car. A Honda dealer admitted to a fault.

I have to write my will before the flood comes. Gotta run!
Equally stumped, i must say!

Now, where is the non-official spokesperson for Honda? This would give the person a point to proclaim.
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Thanks a real good news. Congrats on getting the issue resolved fast and dont forget to take the PDI from here with you and have a look at the vehicle before it even goes for registration

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Update..

Since the car wasn't registered yet. Automax has admitted for some noise coming from the bearings and has admitted to change the car.

And also Promised to give us a car manufactured in Nov or Dec.

Cheers to TBHP
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Update..

Since the car wasn't registered yet. Automax has admitted for some noise coming from the bearings and has admitted to change the car.

And also Promised to give us a car manufactured in Nov or Dec.
May be the dealer saw a thread here.
This time be make sure you have the PDI list with you before you take the car.
Visit this thread
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/buying...heck-list.html

Edit : Saw lambuhere1's post. I have similar views. Take PDI and check it thoroughly.
Also I appreciate that Honda dealer accepted fault and is ready to rectify it.

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well honda dealers have really become sarkari chaps. trying for a TD of honda city from Ace honda, noida since last > 20 days without success. they never come on the given appointment time and always ready with an excuse ready.


mods: sorry repeat post. delete prev post

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