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Dodge, Dodge Trucks, Eagle, Jeep, Plymouth)
-- reportedly having "head gasket" failures at around
60,000 miles. Ford settled some claims related to 1994-95 models
by extending the warranty.
some of its Caravans and Villagers. There is apparently some
possible problem which may result in fire. Check with Chrysler
or your dealer soon for details. And, if you are about to buy
one, it may not hurt to mention the recall while negotiating
a lower purchase price.
1998) Check your lemon resources because Chrysler Motors is under a major recall for several models of its "products"
going back over several years. This recall involves vehicles
rolling away while in "Park", so make sure you engage
your "emergency" brake.
Chrysler is also a laggard in evolving its discrimination
policies to include gay and lesbian Americans. Ford and General
Motors includes sexual orientation in their anti-discrimination
policies. More good reasons to pay less for your next Chrysler
and your government
know how you feel about lemon laundering and the effec ts on and costs to our family and village
values that comes from abuses of the privileges we bestow auto
makers, merchants, and service mechanics in the marketplace.
(not the Aerostar) rated better in crashworthiness evaluation
tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
then did the Chrysler Caravan. (Caution, shop cautiously and
smartly, and avoid basing purchasing decisions on single sources
of information - develope an overall strategy and do a comprehensive
checklists of your personal or family transport needs before
with your local equal opportunity lemon dealer? Sour citrus futures
for everyone...? Support your local predatory car dealer and
manufacturer today...? Chrysler has been charged in Pennsylvania,
New York and California for reselling vehicles it bought back
from original buyers due to "lemon law" status or service,
to second owners without telling them about the service problems.
This practice has become known as lemon laundering. Its anohter
car deal trick to watch out for when shopping for autos.
January 8, 1997 (Reuters) (Detroit), Chrysler promises "record"
year in 1996
with 2.97 million unit sales worldwide. No profit figures reported,
but are promised when all the car deal dings have been added
up. Stay tuned. Divide total reported profits by total unit sales
to calculate how much consumers over paid Chrysler per unit in
1996. Bend over, er., take a bow Mr. and Mrs. Automobile Sucker,
er., Consumer. (italics, ours)
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- April 10,
- (PBS radio
and vairous mainstream and alternative media)
reports "record profits" for its 1st quarter, again...
Mr. Ms. and Mrs. American Consumer for paying too much again
and again...(easy come, easy go?) for mistaking value for price
and not holding excessive prices to a reasonable level]
- 1800 Chrysler
employee strike a suburban Detroit Chrysler engine parts plant
makes parts for its "high-margin" trucks and mini-vans.
- For the
auto-illiterate, "high margin" means that these vehicles reap
a higher profit per unit than other models. Pick-up trucks
and mini-vans are some of Chrysler's high margin products. Consumers
should consider whether their desire or "need" to have
these vehicles is inflating their prices...check out the "keeping
up will all the Chrysler Jones" option costs? Is Chrylser
still laundering lemons... like it did in Pennsylvania, New York
consumers are not doing their jobs of holding the rates of creeping
profits down. Sharpen you negotiating skills and dig in your
heals if you go aropping for a Dodge Ram truck or Chrysler pick-up
or mini-van. Also consider you purchasing calendar...and its
proximity to employee strikes or labor unrest and the potentail
impacts this may have on product quality or the availability
of supply and its resultant impacts on price...Chrysler's mini-van
is hardly a glorified station wagon, alittle higher off the ground,
with "soft" contoured lines, and lots of shiny thin
tin, plastic and glass. Pick-up trucks are very popular with
the "macho" market or outdoorsy crowd, so if paying
too much for essentially half a car makes you feel better, then
"buy all means," fork it over. Keep in mind that often
mini-vans and trucks are not requried to and do not meet minimum
government passenger sedan safety standards. Are you still paying
more for less Chrysler?
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