I own a Mazda 5 that was in a accident on 6/18/12. The part required to fix it is on back order and they cannot when it will be available or if they are even making parts. The excuse I get is sunami. I was not covered to rent a car so I'm paying 200.00 a week and soon will run out of money. I'm despirit.
Country relating to Question: United States
State (if USA): Louisiana
I don't know what to do or try.
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I own a Mazda 5 that was in a Accident on 6/18/12. The part required to fix it is on back order and they cannot when it will be available or if they are even making parts. The excuse I get is sunami. It is what it is. You may want to consider not fixing the car and just selling it, particularly if the car is of such an age that its blue book value is not so great. You could also possibly trade it in for a "new" or "new/used" vehicle so you can stop throwing $800/mo on a rental - instead you can pay $200-$300 in car payments. Now, if you had collision insurance, you can tell the carrier you want the CASH value of the fix (that could be used to buy the new car) since the car is not fixable - and if the accident was caused by another driver, you can make a claim against HIS insurance for negligently caused damage. Either way, you need to STOP renting a vehicle because it is FAR from the most cost effective way to get around. I'd be looking into buying a new one. It will be cheaper.
I was not covered to rent a car so I'm paying 200.00 a week and soon will run out of money. I'm despirit.I understand! See above. You can do this.
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