Back At The Car Dealer

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A dove on the neighbor’s chimney.  Taken from my garage when we were leaving.

So we’re back again to the car dealer today.  Last Thursday’s service was not completely successful.  Only one and the first task has been done and we had to come back today to have them finish the service.  There didn’t have the parts for the second.

The service manager at the car dealer put my car down to the afternoon service appointment which is 1:30 P.M.  I dropped off my car at 1:15 P.M.  He said the work’s gonna take about a couple of hours.  I was confident on that so I told my husband we will just go to the nearest store to kill time.  My daughter and I had lunch at Rosa’s Mexican Restaurant which is a walking distance from the car dealer’s premises.  We took our time eating our Chicken Enchalada with rice and beans.  I thought of getting some dessert so I ordered a couple of .Sopapillas.  I think we stayed there about 30 minutes.

After we had our late lunch, my daughter and I walked to Costco.  It’s located at the back of the car dealer’s building.  My husband and I had a membership at Costco but that was long time ago.  He didn’t want to renew for now.  So my daughter and I went in there and looked around.  She saw a very nice book and she wanted to buy it.  Since we were not members, we cannot buy anything.  I really had to talk sincerely to my DD about not buying the book.  Gladly, she listened.  We tried some food samples, too. 🙂  We had enough of that so we checked the home department.  Bored and tired, we sat down on a very comfortable rocking recliner.

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Pretty flowers at Costco.

It was close to 4:00 P.M. when we left Costco and walked our way to the car dealer.  I asked the receptionist if my car is done.  She asked my name and checked in her file. She said it’s still at the service because she hasn’t got my paperwork yet.  So my daughter and I didn’t go anywhere else.  We waited for another 30 minutes.  The service manager talked to me apologizing it took so long.  My car’s difficult work because they had to service the brakes.  Good thing my cellphone and DD’s Amazon Kindle Fire have enough power that we entertained ourselves with watching cartoon videos on Youtube thru their free Wi-Fi.

It was exactly 5:00 P.M. when the service manager called me to sign the paperwork.  In no time, my daughter and I walked out and hopped into the car and head home.

Pay Attention To Vehicle Recalls

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Service area.

I don’t have a car for 24 hours.  It has come to the time when we need to bring my Toyota Scion 2009 to a nearest Toyota dealer for a recall service.  Currently, two recall services should be accomplished for my car at no charge to me.

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My car is scheduled for service today.  Hopefully everything will be done today so we won’t be coming back.  The head technician called and recommended some extra services because they’re due.  Of course, there is an extra charge for that, too.

It is very important to always pay attention to your vehicles maintenance schedules.  This way, you are aware when a specific maintenance is due to prevent major vehicle problems from occurring.  In addition, you can take your vehicle to an auto service that is cheaper and dependable.

As per recall matters, be in the know of the recalls that concerns your vehicles.  These are for your own safety and for the longevity of your vehicles.  Your vehicle companies will send you a communication regarding the recalls and you are required to respond as soon as possible.

Road travel is easier and safer if our vehicles are well-maintained and serviced in accordance with the Laws.