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    Thread: 62 days and counting in the shop for engine repair/swap. What to do?

    1. Member spblat's Avatar
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      02-19-2020 02:51 PM #1
      My 2017 R went into the shop for warranty service after 35 months of ownership. The issue was a timing chain rattle. It’s been 62 days so far and they say they’ve tried two engines and a turbo and can’t keep the oil pressure up. What are my options here? Do I need to suck it up and wait for them to finish or do I have some kind of recourse?

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    3. Member spblat's Avatar
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      Have: 2017 R; Had: 2016 & 2009 GTI
      02-19-2020 02:56 PM #2
      Side question: would you expect a better result negotiating on my own, or by siccing a lemon law lawyer on ‘em?

    4. 02-22-2020 01:19 PM #3
      Quote Originally Posted by spblat View Post
      Side question: would you expect a better result negotiating on my own, or by siccing a lemon law lawyer on ‘em?
      Is the car still covered under lemon law in your state? In NJ for instance, lemon law is only for the first 24 months.

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      08-28-2020 02:13 PM #4
      Quote Originally Posted by spblat View Post
      My 2017 R went into the shop for warranty service after 35 months of ownership. The issue was a timing chain rattle. It’s been 62 days so far and they say they’ve tried two engines and a turbo and can’t keep the oil pressure up. What are my options here? Do I need to suck it up and wait for them to finish or do I have some kind of recourse?
      two engines? What does that mean?

      They got 2 brand new crate engines, installed them and both have low oil pressure?

      ... I just came back for curiosity
      2.0T+034efi+meth = 300+whp = RIP

      Quote Originally Posted by Ryukein View Post
      Everyone always praises function over form until the form is something that they don't like

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