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Old 01-09-2017, 11:30 AM
TriPolar TriPolar is offline
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: rhode island
Posts: 38,138
Didn't witness this but I believe it's true: A friend's car broke down, had it towed to a nearby garage. They didn't diagnose the problem correctly and spent a day and half before simply replacing a coil. When he came to pick it up they wanted to charge him $400+ because of all the time they spent on it, he refused, they wouldn't let him have his car, so he called the state police. An officer arrived and instructed the garage owner he could only demand the book value for replacing the coil to return the car and if he felt more was owed he'd have to take it to court. The garage owner said fine, accepted a credit card for the $120 or whatever it was, and then told my friend "If I ever see you again I'll break your arm", right in front of the trooper, who cuffed him on the spot.