Hi my name isXXXXX and i am engaged to XXXXX XXXXX Jr. and he just purchased a 2011 Dodge Ram not even a year ago we purchased it at Port Lavaca Dodge and he has had a few problems with it and before he left out for work he let them know he was hearing a noise from the tire so we brought it up there for them to fix well they told him they fixed it but when he went to work 8 days later the tire fell off the lugs broke and they had to get it towed to the closest place to get fixed and he called Port Lavaca Dodge and let them know where it was and they are telling him the warrenty will not cover the repair exspences and now we are having to pay out of pocket exspences what can we do?
Country relating to Question: United States
State (if USA): Texas
we called a lemon law layer and they said that since it was several diffrent problems and it was past the lemon law days there isnt much we can do. i called a lawyer and they told me since no one was injured or killed there was nothing they could do. so we got a rental from enterprise under our own insurance and now hes sittin in a ditch on the side of the road once again.
Thank you for the post, I am happy to assist you by answering your questions. Is the reason the tire fell off because the dealership failed to install it properly, or was it because of a recurring problem that the dealer has yet to diagnose and fix?
im not sure if u got my answer.
I'm sorry Liberty, I did not. Thank you for following up. Would it be possible to republish your answer?
The dealership was not able to get the tires off due to the fact that they didnt have a key to unlock the lug nuts on it they sold us this truck already lifted with non manafatured tires on it they were'nt able to even rotate the tires after we brought it in with the problem.
Thank you, XXXXX XXXXX do you seek in this situation? A new truck?
A new truck with everything that truck has on it would possible work for Richard and I. Or the dealership dose complet repair from top to bottom without it costing us out of pocket exspences. Or he is wanting to sue the company for the time he lost out on and money we had to spend already to get him into a rental while his truck is still sitting in the repair shop.
Thank you, XXXXX XXXXX description you have a viable claim, do you know what the costs of the repairs would be?
the estimate they gave him is $2,500
Thank you Liberty, this is likely why you have had such a hard time retaining counsel, the suit is a small claims matter and because the dollar amount is somewhat low, it is not an attractive case for many attorneys. Is your husband opposed to filing a small claims suit against the dealership?
Richard was wondering how much does it cost to even do something like that?
The fees are actually rather nominal as small claims court is designed for pro se litigants, the fee is $60. Also, for your reference here is a guide on how to sue in TX small claims court: http://www.texasbar.com/Content/NavigationMenu/ForThePublic/FreeLegalInformation/OurLegalSystem/HowtoSueinSmallClaimsCourt.pdfPlease let me know if you have any follow up questions.
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