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Dealerships Don’t Want You to Know This

Dealerships Don’t Want You to Know This


rev up your engines Junior says scotty why don’t you make a
video where you destroy the employee pricing scams the dealers using their
customers oh I got so many scams yeah that’s what you get the same prices as
employees you know I mean you’re not giving the employees that big of a deal
anyways and it’s all BS because the price that they say as manufacturer’s
suggested less price means absolutely nothing it’s just a made-up figure the
only time they ever sell them at that is when they have a limited supply of a
very popular new car the Toyota Supra which are actually BMWs anyways they
sell those at that price are above because early making a few of them and
people want to get their hands on them so they charge whatever they want it
reminds me of when I was a kid and they sold albums just people got big albums
and record vinyls and you put them on a turntable listen to music you know real
dinosaur technology and they always had the list price and it would say let’s
price you know 995 but for you it’s only 395 well everybody paid 395 or less all
that stuff is just a gigantic scam you can advertise whatever you want long as
you pay for the ads the advertising companies will make it and for anything
you want them to say they don’t care yeah you know they say you buy this car
look at the money you’re saving right now you’re not saving anybody you’re
spending a bunch of money on a car they might say oh look you’re saving on this
we’re low reading this but baloney you paid a whole bunch of money for
something and the odds are it’s probably not made that well either
Josh Merck and Scott hey I got a 2017 corolla with twenty six thousand miles
at least I have to return in seven months
I was thinking should I buy it well if you like it sure buy it but you made a
big mistake don’t least in the first place
just by leasing is for crappy cars or if you have a business where you can write
the entire lease off for tax purposes ages ago
one time my parents leased a Toyota Corolla then at the end of the lease
they bought it back and he said hey it would have been much cheaper if they
would have just bought the Corolla in the first place standing up buying it
off lease they had it for years and years and they gave it to my sister and
it’ll outlasted her she died in a car still rolling down the road yeah they’re
great cars but gonna get a good car don’t lease it buy
it but let’s say you gotta have a Jaguar Mercedes definitely lease it you lose
lost money in that whoa hey that’s white 50306 says Scotty again I got an 06 honda Civic Hybrid 160,000 miles maintain one day I drove on the highway its just spun and
it wouldn’t go anywhere and now it won’t move anywhere it starts and runs but it
won’t move anywhere one I tell people do not buy Honda hybrids lease the old ones
the newer ones they’re going more towards the Toyota Prius design which is
a better design but the older ones were a Honda specific design and as they age
they were crap your transmission system is obviously going out the engine just
spins and Dustin go anywhere if you got a replace that CVT transmission and that
thing you can just about forget spending that kind of money there just it’s too
much it’s a 14 year old Civic Hybrid it’s got very little residual value I
had a customer who actually nuts about his and he did that and it cost
him like $6,000 it’s not worth putting it into that vehicle if you want to take
a chance find a Honda hybrid mechanic if you can even find one have them scan it
and see what he says and pray that it’s some kind of electric glitch that it’s
going into freewheeling and they used to fix some electrical thing but from my
experience with those it means the transmission has gone out and then you
just say bye-bye because it’s just too much money to put into something like
that that’s worth basically nothing they have no value when they’re 14 years old
with 160,000 miles on Donald’s 28 says I got a 2003 Cadillac CTS with front
brakes partially locked up I replace calipers break its hoses flat it out you
did all the logical things hoses could go bad the calipers could stick on the
brake master cylinder could go bad but you’ve replaced all those parts odds are
you got a bad brake booster the brake booster boosts the brakes and sometimes
when they break when you release it the booster doesn’t release itself so it’s
always putting a little bit of pressure on a master cylinder it would be like
you driving with your foot just barely touching the brake bail just enough to
make it drive I’m assuming that your problem I see that all the time
now if the ABS system has gone totally ballistic it could theoretically do
something like that and I see that once in a while but almost 99% of the time
you changed all those things it’s still doing it it means that the brake booster
is broken and it’s boosting when it’s not supposed to be boosting so I check
that and replace that and you can get remanufactured ones you know to buy the
outrageously expensive Cadillac one for you know eight nine hundred dollars you
can generally get rebuilt ones for two to fifty or something like that save a
bunch of money there’s several devices there just a
vacuum device that sucks air from the engine and uses that to boost the
pressure celica 1994 forever says Scotty is the 2016 and up lexus rx350 as
reliable as the 2019 lexus yes what should i go for you know you got to
decide what you want first you’re talking about an SUV versus a car now I
personally like the cars they’re more fun to drive they got plenty of room I
find the SUVs kind of cumbersome they’re pretty high up in the air realize you’re
gonna get better gas mileage in the sedan versus what you’re gonna get an
SUV they get worse gas mileage you can often get a better price on a used sedan
than the SUVs yes you these are extremely popular so they charge more
money and you have to pay more for them they’re both excellent vehicles we just
realized the SUV is a bigger taller heavier one so worse gas mods are gonna wear out a little bit faster I personally like to sit as myself the
most well-made but you gotta start what do you want you when I ask you here you
want to sedan that’s your decision I can’t make that one Josh versus the
Civic says Scotty my car seems to run better when it’s super long gas and am i
fill up it seems to drain the gas really fast some of that might be an illusion
your fuel pump and your fuel pumps under that tells you how much fuel isn’t it is
worn it’s gonna look like you’re gone through more gas when it’s full cuz
there’s no logical reason that you’re gonna use more gas when a tank is full
versus when a tank is low so I’m assuming that your gas gauge isn’t
working right it could be that you do need a new fuel pump
with the level gauge and the fuel pump itself if it does run better when you’re
lower on gas the only effect the gasoline has in your tank is the
pressure it puts on the pump and if you find it actually runs better when you’re
low on gas odds are your fuel pumps going out so I
change the fuel pump assembly with the fuel sending unit to myself if I were
you that’s the only thing that’s really illogical if it actually is consistent
and acts like that all the time just your life so how to timea theirs coincidences
in cars I see it where you change the oil then this happened to my
car I said that had nothing to do with you changed the oil it just broke at the
same time she said 508 says Scotty I wonder if you could tell me is it worth
it the same a 2007 scion tc 5 it says rod knocking minute I have a costume in
the same exact car he drives like an absolute maniac and he got road rage
around designing up so high because it was a standard transmission that he blew
the engine and the rods were knocked he got a used engine that had put in and
he’s real happy with it if you really like the car and you want to keep it try
to find a used engine that is lower mileage on a lot of those four-cylinder
engines that are and those scions are in Toyotas so there’s a whole bunch of
them out there if you can find one in a junkyard it’s got low mileage I would go
that right now I would not personally rebuild it because these days hardly
anybody knows how to correctly rebuild engines and if you rebuild them you
really got to rebuild the old thing you can’t say oh it’s got rod knock so
I’ll change the bearings and the rods and that’ll fix it know if it had a
problem all kinds of internal damage probably occurred you’re better just
putting another engine and if you can find a good used one like my customer
daddy’s real happy with this Robin hey Scotty
do I need a scan tool the bleed brake systems when it’s ABS equipped but can I
follow the normal to person many of the minor cars to believe them correctly
when they have anti-lock brake systems you have to have a fancy scan tool I got
one of these 5,000 other jobs and it tells you what to do exactly push
this turn that I mean they give you all the directions but it depends where the
air is now let’s say you got an ABS car and you replace the right front brake
caliper so you had to open the system if you’re real careful you don’t touch any
of the other wheels you keep the brake master cylinder full of fluid the whole
time you can just bleed that right front one
in a normal fashion and it could work perfectly fine now if you ever get air
in the system of an ABS system and somehow the air gets into the ABS
modulator assembly no you have to have one of these fancy computers but if
you’re real careful and you keep the brake fluid in the reservoir full while
you’re doing that work and no air got in the system from the top then the only
air is gonna be in the bottom where your calipers and yes you can bleed it there
that way it’s worth the try anytime you’re working on them because if it
doesn’t work then you’re gonna have to pay a mechanic as long as you don’t get
air going into that ABS modulator you can usually get away with that Luis
Garcia 87 says I got a Mazda 6 2008 when I turn on the a/c my car hesitated it
stops it’s kind of hard to start it sure sounds like your air conditioning
compressor starting to go up take that belt off the air conditioner then drive
it even if you only have to go around the block and if it all stops then you
put the belt on and it comes back you know the a/c compressor is going on
that’s a classic sign of the AC compressor starting to go out if you got
one of those cars were saying it’s only got one belt and it runs everything you
can still take it off and drive the car around a block just to see and if it’s
not stalled out anymore you know the compressor starting to lock up they
draggin when they get really warned it can drag a whole bunch so it even makes
the car hard to start cuz it just sticks on the whole time and then when it’s
worn inside and it’s stuck on its drain and too much power from the engine,
so if you never want to miss another one of my new car repair videos, remember to
ring that Bell

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30 thoughts on “Dealerships Don’t Want You to Know This

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  2. Leasing is for people who always want a new car. But there is a word for people who buy out the lease at the end: suckers.

  3. Since ~2014 Honda's hybrid design isn't really like Toyota's, there isn't a transmission in them, drive to the front wheels comes 100% from the electric traction motor and only after ~45mph is the power from the engine actually fed into the drivetrain with electronic clutches. Works very well and is very efficient. Honda's older design was considered a mild hybrid, nothing like their current design.

  4. Has never bought a vehicle from a dealership. And has never worked in a dealership. You know nothing about how dealerships work scotty🤦🏽‍♂️ most cars sold are sold at a loss to the dealership and the money is made up later in the Service department by mechanics like you🤦🏽‍♂️

  5. I agree with Scotty a lot but he’s somewhat wrong about leasing. It’s simply an equation, does the math fit your life or not? New car every 2 or 3 years then definitely lease. Also cars like Toyota’s and Honda’s lease wayyyyyy better than crappy cars because they retain value. My last 2 Civics would’ve been cheaper to lease then buy then if I actually bought them outright. My last Civic had almost $1000 in positive equity towards the next one as a trade in. Also if you lease, Gap insurance is included, and you can often find especially with Honda, true first payment down only leases. That means if you agree on say $249 a month then that is your first payment, no tax no anything, just make sure they actually say that in writing. There’s no benefit to putting a down payment on a lease if you can avoid it.

  6. only when i'm pushing the break down to slow down or stop. I hear a squeaking noise coming from inside the cab Tacoma passengers side A/C vent. what could this be?

  7. Looking through the comments, I feel like I'm the only one that wasn't scared of the dealership and walked away with a fair price. Nice staff, excellent vehicle, some negotiating and an overall great experience. Managed to knock off thousands by simply working with my sales rep. Didn't get any extras and will return for service. Modest dealers do exist, it just might take a minute to find them.

  8. Hello Scottie my Automatic Mercedes A class 2009 keeps showing ESP inoperative hazard light and sometimes the engine check light pops , I took it to a couple of mechanics they couldn’t figure out what’s wrong with it , they said I need to take it to Mercedes service to figure out what’s exactly going on , but here in the UK the Mercedes dealerships charge a big amount of money for any appointment it just sounds like a rip off , the car is driving normal but these lights seem to show and disappear from time to time , I would appreciate your advice thanks

  9. Scotty, about the problem at minute 6 – there is one more answer. My 302 y.o. Corolla Liftback does the same. The pipe to the petrol tank has hole from the rust. And the top 3 litres (and a bit more) of the petrol just drops down… 😉 So I just don't charge it to the top. I know that also dust goes inside the tank, but in real the car stays outside since the last December and I am driving the Focus combi diesel I have…

  10. Just noticed that Scotty has not one,but two cat pillows !!!! Is it possible that he also has not one,but two '94 Celicas ??? hmmm…. 😁

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