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I disagree.

May 05, 2024 03:32PM
Have run into tooooo many people who dish out $$$$ and have glitches in these fancy electrical systems. We bought a Honda CRV in 2018 that has never been right. The dash console is constantly blinking out. I know of several guys on the Fire Dept who have had issues with pick up trucks. We are CONSTANTLY hearing of recalls. Yeah, everything gets more expensive with time but vehicles are climbing higher than people can afford, more than ever. There have been recent reports of pick ups not selling. You rarely see vehicles older than 15 years on the road. But that is changing because people simply cannot afford to buy new. Our Mechanic has been doing it for 45 years and he says its the worst he has ever seen. YES, they have all sorts of EPA improvements and safety features. The Technology that runs these features is cheap as hell but cost the Customer $$$$$$$$$$ to replace.

Just like home appliances...They have all sorts of bells n whistles. All sorts of settings. Hell, you can control them with your phone. But ALL of the inner components are cheap. I have had two experienced Repair guys tell me that and even a Sales Rep.

  Our talks about "Modern" crap products...Yesterday, I chatted quite a while with our Mechanic.

Ramgator105May 04, 2024 02:43PM

  Almost none of this is accurate

LesBaker39May 05, 2024 03:02PM

  I disagree.

Ramgator36May 05, 2024 03:32PM

  This is you complaining about things that aren't real

LesBaker26May 06, 2024 01:30PM

  My rant is backed up by THREE Mechanics at a highly respected Automotive.

Ramgator22May 08, 2024 03:39PM

  Just 12-13 years ago, Honda Elements were EVERYWHERE.

Ramgator18May 08, 2024 03:44PM

  Dude its fairly common knowledge dealerships are a rip off on parts and service

LesBaker21May 09, 2024 03:33AM

  Talked to a Nissan Service Manager about that about 7 years ago.

Ramgator19May 09, 2024 09:22AM

  I would argue that....

JamesJM46May 05, 2024 03:36PM

  Yes! I have very minimal Mechanical skills but even so....

Ramgator24May 05, 2024 03:40PM

  Your right Les

ScRAM22May 08, 2024 04:47PM

  Call yourself lucky. You can call ME wrong all you want . Mine is just opinion.

Ramgator19May 09, 2024 02:23AM

  That's insane I do believe Hondas and Tototas are bullet proof

ferragamo7918May 09, 2024 02:47PM

  My 1993 Civic went for 212,000. I REALLY should have kept it.

Ramgator17May 09, 2024 04:02PM

  We had a few Chevy pickups....

JamesJM17May 09, 2024 04:52PM

  Re: Our talks about "Modern" crap products...Yesterday, I chatted quite a while with our Mechanic.

SeattleRam37May 05, 2024 06:36PM

  We have decided Toyota will be next. USED to be Hondas for my Wife.

Ramgator25May 06, 2024 03:37AM

  I have owned one Toyota...

JamesJM28May 06, 2024 01:11PM

  I REALLY want a Tacoma truck but will probably get a Carolla. Thing is....

Ramgator14May 06, 2024 04:09PM

  These days....

JamesJM24May 06, 2024 04:37PM

  Try looking at a Nissan Frontier

RAMbler20May 08, 2024 04:13PM

  I have a Nissan Frontier

sstrams18May 08, 2024 04:26PM

  I'll be told I'm wrong by Board experts but cars have little value at all as soon as you drive off the lot.

Ramgator23May 09, 2024 02:34AM

  REally I had 2004 and 2009 CRV

ferragamo7930May 06, 2024 06:17PM

  Ex and I bought one in 2007. Yes they were but....

Ramgator30May 07, 2024 01:44PM

  Re: Our talks about "Modern" crap products...Yesterday, I chatted quite a while with our Mechanic.

MamaRAMa32May 06, 2024 07:02AM

  Re: Our talks about "Modern" crap products...Yesterday, I chatted quite a while with our Mechanic.

SeattleRam17May 06, 2024 12:00PM

  YT car channels

SeattleRam17May 06, 2024 12:10PM

  How many of you with push button start vehicles

IowaRam29May 09, 2024 05:08AM

  I did something much worse....

JamesJM17May 09, 2024 06:08AM

  Re: How many of you with push button start vehicles

21Dog21May 09, 2024 06:09AM

  Same here.....

JamesJM25May 09, 2024 06:41AM

  Did you.....

ScRAM25May 09, 2024 08:49AM


JamesJM17May 09, 2024 10:44AM

  Anyone have a car that shuts down every time you stop??

Ramgator24May 09, 2024 09:17AM

  Both our Jeeps do that

IowaRam24May 09, 2024 12:55PM

  That CANNOT be good for an engine.

Ramgator17May 09, 2024 03:53PM

  The only thing that might save the engine..

sstrams20May 09, 2024 03:57PM