If your warranty has run out and the car becomes defective, exactly where do you stand? Here's the definitive answer.Read More
Welcome back to weekend radio on 2UE. We missed you. A while ago I recommended you to a colleague of mine , Amanda, for help with her Alfa (with great results).
I now need some help myself. I have a Nissan Patrol that is 5 in March and over the last year or so the dashboard has taken on a moon crater type look. There are hundreds or thousands of bubbles all over it. A quick look on the net confirms that this is a common problem and Nissan will replace it under warranty.
Nothing in life is that easy. Nissan Australia does not have a warranty department it would seem (interesting business model) and have not returned my email on the matter. I then tried a dealer at Top Ryde who surprisingly had never heard of this and would get their warranty clerk to call me.
All I can say is that the clerk must be very busy as I have now called three times and have not had a call back. I do not use Nissan service due to their outrageous prices but rather a local independent at half the price.
What can I do?
I have a 5yr old Volkswagon Golf. The self-locking passenger door at the front can no longer be opened from the inside or outside! I bought the Golf at Barlow World at Mascot and that is where I have been having it serviced but I would rather not take this problem to them.
Can you please suggest where to go? Do I go to an auto-electrician? I live in Sydney's Eastern Suburbs.