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  1. Worn Out Manager
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    Worn Out Manager Veteran Expediter Owner/Operator US Air Force

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    Go Team Crossroads!

    Off to a great start, 1000 miles, SC to Boston on 4/1.

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    Back in service today after a 2 week break. Hoping for a good next couple of weeks. Also hoping that all drivers have good weeks ahead!


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      Well I'm BOOKED and waiting at the shipper in Milwaukee now. They had a power outage and are running behind. Headed to Tampa FL area.


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      You going to bring Stella out with you?

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      I have arrived back home and will let y'all pick up the slack for the rest of the week

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      After almost 2 weeks and a new fuel filter, now shop says rail gone bad. Unbelievable.... This van just won't let me work.!

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      She didn't enjoy the 2 day road trip. She won't go anywhere near the van! LOL. Plus I bought her for my wife. She's turning out to be a great and smart puppy.
      [​IMG]


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      We had 3 dogs, 2 were Dalmatians and 1 Blue Tic Hound. Two were great in cars but the first Dalmatian, (Dart), was terrible to ride with

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      Empty in Tampa at the J. More J's and P's need signs like the ones here.
      [​IMG]


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      New rail installed, surprise, surprise.... Problem Not fixed... Now FCA tells service department to test fuel for contaminates, seems ass backwards to me!

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      If it wasn't for bad luck you would have no luck at all. Hope they get you out faster this time.

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      Now fuel fuel AND new rail installed.... No go, after testing fuel for contaminates and not finding any, fca tells them to replace the high pressure fuel pump, and it'll be a week before they get it. Had all paper work scanned and emailed to lawyer last night.... 9 major warranty repairs, 49 days in shop total and counting, In a year and 3 weeks of ownership of a very expensive brand new commercial vehicle. 2 same issues multiple repair visits with neither one fixed yet.

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      Loaded out of FL in under 24 hours. Which was good, I needed a good nights sleep. A little 56 mile DH to get an almost 1,700 mile load. 2 stops, first in SC and second drop in NH. Got until 13:00 Saturday to make the second drop.


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      OntarioVanMan Retired Expediter Owner/Operator

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      I suppose your state does not have the lemon law?
       
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      It does, only 24,000 miles/3 months, 3 or more major warranty repairs in that period... The federal law, Magnuson Act doesn't apply to commercial vehicles if I read it correctly, but there is an "implied warranty" issue I may be able to get legal help with which states that any thing, refrigerator, toaster, commercial vehicle etc that doesn't perform to reasonable expectations for the purpose of which it was sold for, might apply. Waiting to hear prognosis from a couple of law firms next week.

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      1st of 3 lawyer inquiries just came back.... "don't handle commercial vehicles."

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      Maybe you should post this in Newbies Paradise to help the dreamers see what the real possibilities are in Expediting

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      Maybe I should try and sell one of them my van? Kill 'em quick!
      That would be doing them a great favor, actually..... sparing them a slower, more agonizing death!!!

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      too bad you got such a lemon...
       
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