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Ford dealer doing wrong?
Okay, maybe i dont have a complaint here at all. but i recently purchased a used 2003 ford f250 and i personally have complaints about the dealer that i didnt have at the time of purchase. one complaint i have is i never once mentioned talked about or any sort of getting a loan on the vehicle. i payed straight cash and said that from the beggining. Yet they ran my credit anyways which i never knew about was told about or i never told them too. i found out because i looked at my own credit score and it was on there. and it even lowered my credit score since it was noted on my credit score as a hard inquiry.
Second, the dealer said they needed to perform a safety inspection before selling me the vehicle. i said okay. they said everything was good. but i was looking around the vehicle closely after i got it and i noticed both rear leaf springs have 2 out of the four leafs broken, on both sides. to me that is not safe, if i hadnt noticed it and pulled a trailer and the other two broke, i believe i would have a rather serios problem on my hands. i may be wrong about that, it might not be a big deal if they all broke but i think it would. was the dealer wrong by not disclosing this problem to me?
and finally just to make me feel better if i have a complaint about the above two things, in colorado it is illegall to drive with a cracked windshield if it is in the field of vision. which the cracks are, i obviosly noticed this when driving it and wasnt going to say anything but because of the top two reasons i am not a little upset with this dealer. so bassically is the dealer allowed to sell a vehicle that is not legally able to go on the road?
Sorry about the rant and the questions and i may not have a complaint but to me even if i dont a dealer should be more honest then this. im not even saying they had to replace the springs but just disclose them to me. any one?
2003 F250 CCSB 4X4, 6.0L powerstroke.
-Sinister coolant filter
-Upgraded blue spring
-5" diamond eye exhaust W/ 6" tip
-SCT tuner W/ vivians looney tune