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Posted by =?iso-8859-1?Q?mark=5Fdigital= on July 8, 2006, 9:32 am

I think his attitude is understandable. The service manager is the liaison
between you and the mechanic.  Put your requests on the proper form.

Posted by Bill on July 8, 2006, 3:36 pm

The proper form?  On my last rotation I asked for 42 psi front, 40 psi rear.
The service manager wrote that on the service order.  When I picked up my
car, front and rear were in the mid 30's.

Posted by =?iso-8859-1?Q?mark=5Fdigital= on July 8, 2006, 6:34 pm

I can only imagine how alarming it must have been to be 65 years old and not
taken seriously enough to follow thru on your request. But it happens and as
I said before, the service manager is the one to speak with. Don't worry,
you won't be a challenge to them. They see all kinds walk through the door.

Posted by Jean B. on July 9, 2006, 3:06 pm

Bill wrote:

Ack!  That's the problem, isn't it?  And you'd think/hope that
the fill mark on the oil would mean something.  It looks
really bad to point out what should be obvious--and yes, even
offensive, but what can one do when this is ignored?

Back to the tires, I wondered whether they would be filled as
per Toyota's instructions, no matter what I asked and was
pleased to find that was not the case.

Jean B.

Posted by Michelle Steiner on July 9, 2006, 3:10 pm


I had 30K done about a week ago.  I have long given up on asking them to
fill the tires to anything other than Toyota specs.  After this last
fill up, I'm giving up on asking them to do anything about tire
pressure.  I told them that the previous time they didn't fill the tires
to spec.  The service manager assured me that everything would be to
Toyota's specifications (including the oil, which I had also mentioned).  
When I checked the tire pressure in my garage the next morning, the
tires were all between 30 and 35, with no two at the same pressure.

Stop Mad Cowboy Disease:  Impeach the son of a Bush.

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