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Old 03-20-2010, 08:42 AM
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It's probably cheaper (for GM) to have to eat a motor every once in a while than to invest in tighter tolerances and quality control. Fairly common business practice. Find the balance between capital investment and returns and tool-up for that balance. The down-side is for that customer who gets the "every once in a while " motor.

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Good ol hecho de mexico engines.... they can make the hell out of a burrito, but can't build a damn engine.
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The first thing I did was contact GM in Michigan, apparantly customers in the US do not have to go thru dealerships, they can go to an independant shop to have the problem diagnosed. All I can say is do not let the warranty expire and best of luck getting back and forth from the US. What a pain in the a-- that will be! From what I have been told the HEMI crate engines are even worse.

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