[Biturbos4] Re: Warranties

rsherowsky sherowsky at earthlink.net
Wed Dec 8 11:41:14 EST 2004

I doubt many would disagree with you on modified cars.  Unfortunately just
as few seem to have the pleasant experience owning an Audi that you have.
My former allroad was totally stock.  While everything was covered under
warranty, no problem was ever fixed despite many attempts by the dealers and
many things were damaged during those attempts.  I have owned three Audis
and sampled the abiloities of five dealers in a 300 mile radius.  The have
ranged from barely average to almost criminally poor.  Around here, most
Audi buyers are one time only.  They love to drive the car, but are turned
off by poor dealer workmanship or problems over dealer/AoA attitudes.  They
move to other marks never to buy an Audi again.  My S4 has never been to an
Audi dealership and never will as long as I own it.  It has been a far beter
car because of it and once I decided I would never use Audi's warranty, it
became an easy decision to mod away.  It will, however, be my last.

I am glad to see at least one happy Audi owner.  In my experience you are a

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <RichRov at aol.com>
To: <biturbos4 at www.audifans.com>
Sent: Wednesday, December 08, 2004 8:41 AM
Subject: [Biturbos4] Re: Warranties

> Some of you people have an interesting attitude.  You seem to think  AoA
> to fix your cars, no matter what the mileage and what non authorized
> modifications you have made.  These cars are extremely complex and
changing  any
> component can have an unexpected effect on some other system.
> Pulling an extra 100 hp out of the engine and then having the engine or
> transmission blow is NOT something AoA should be responsible for.  If you
want to
> chip them, fine, but you are the one responsible for what happens next,
> AoA or your dealer.
> I have had nothing but good experiences with AoA and my dealer.  They
> stood behind all their work and have replaced parts which should have
> longer, i.e., the coolant temp sensor at very reasonable prices.  I  had
> 80,000 miles on my car when the sensor went.  Part ending up  costing me $
> 5.00.
> And, yes, I did chip my car and if anything happens, I will be the one who
> pays the piper.
> I have driven many cars over the years, BMW's, Benzes, Alfa Romeo's,  etc.
> My S-4 is better than any other car I could reasonably  afford...except
for my
> next S-4.
> I've driven many Honda's, Lexus's and  Toyota's and they were all  really
> boring....and ugly...except for the S 2000.
> Richard, Stealth Silver S-4, 6 speed
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