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    I’ve been SCAMMED

    The website had a google map link, which mapped with the name of the dealership if you click the link from the website. It no longer does so. “George” was busy because he had a sucker on the other line…..me BofAs fraud department should be able to find the owner of the account to which the...
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    I’ve been SCAMMED

    As stupid as I feel right now, posting in hopes of helping others recognize this type of scam. Last Sunday, 3 days ago, I responded to a CL ad for a salvaged ‘21 Defender, photos, website, someone answered the phone every time I called. I reviewed the website, googled the location, everything...
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    urgent help needed, Canyonville, Oregon, 1/31/15

    Update - he fortunately made it home with the new battery. Had it at the shop today and it was the alternator. They change this and the drive belts. Thanks gents!
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    urgent help needed, Canyonville, Oregon, 1/31/15

    Update - got the manager from Napa Auto in Myrtle Creek to open the Napa Auto in Canyonville where they had the correct battery. Switched it out and voila, back on the road. They might make it in time for the last few minutes of the big game. Unless it's the alternator, in which case it...
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    urgent help needed, Canyonville, Oregon, 1/31/15

    Now thinking it might just be the battery. He's trying to get AAA out there.
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    urgent help needed, Canyonville, Oregon, 1/31/15

    Update - the 3 restarted this morning after sitting for the last several hours overnight. He was able to drive it from the parking lot of the truck stop to his motel, about 3 blocks. All the warning lights came back on within a minute and he shut it off. Am I still correct in thinking it is...
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    urgent help needed, Canyonville, Oregon, 1/31/15

    Anyone know of a rover shop in or near Eugene, Or?
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    urgent help needed, Canyonville, Oregon, 1/31/15

    Hi Folks, My brother was driving his new to him today, 2007 HSE, 104K miles, from SF to Seattle when the rig died on I5 N just south of Canyonville. He got it towed to the 7 Feathers truck stop. He experienced a fairly prompt electrical declined then the it died. It restarted about 45...
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    Faulty Remote replacement

    No, they just mailed the remote part, without the blade (key part) which is why the dealer checks ID etc. The replacement the dealer sends has the remote and the key blade. My shop easily put the old key blade on the new remote and had the software to program the remote to the car.
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    Faulty Remote replacement

    I just though I'd share this. My wife and I had been having intermittent problems with the remote not opening the vehicle. This caused much panic in my wife, which was then directed to me. In looking into replacing the remote, it was $300.00 at the dealer, Seattle area, plus another $100.00...
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    Turning rotors

    I just took my 05 LR3 to Midas. Total was $230 without rotors for the rear axle. They also said the rotors cannot be machined but were in good shape. They used centex pads. Pads are free lifetime after this, just labor, for $100, I figured it was worth it. I changed all 4 sets last...
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    Oil Change - Tacoma WA area??

    I'm game, if you are. http://www.roverparts.com/TechTips/Oil_Change_LR3.cfm I'm in Kirkland and I have the tools and space but I just need some time.
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    Palm Springs Trails?

    I have a house for rent in Palm Springs (Cat City) if you need a place to stay next time. Its a new house in a gated development, quiet, all amenities including pool and spa. I need all the vacationers I can get to be able to hold on to it.
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    Ford ESP Warranty now available for all LR3s still under warranty

    Ford of Kirkland told me an additional 3 yrs/36K miles is $2545 and 4yrs/48K miles is $2990 plus tax here in Wa. The deductable is $100.00 per visit regardless of the number of items addressed and the vehicle can be servicesed whereever you choose. The warranty is backed by Ford, is...
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    Ford ESP Warranty now available for all LR3s still under warranty

    I've attached the copy of the premium coverage as offered by the LR dealer in Bellevue, Wa. What I was told by Jack re the Ford ESP warranty is this - total 7yrs/75K (i.e. 3 additonal years/miles up to 75K ) is currently $2535 and total 7yrs/100k miles is $2815, with a $100.00 deductable...

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