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Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 05-25-2016, 05:11 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 22,995
Posted By TheHorse13
Car manufacturers have used their customers for...

Car manufacturers have used their customers for QA purposes for many years. The difference is that the failures are now easily accessible to the customers thanks to the Internet.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 05-24-2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,378
Posted By TheHorse13
Your concerns are valid. The first concern...

Your concerns are valid.

The first concern in any major tear down like this is what they did wrong putting it back together. The second is the long term gremlins that may appear.

On top of...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 05-22-2016, 05:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,381
Posted By TheHorse13
OP, Have a look at this thread. The person...

OP,

Have a look at this thread. The person who posted it was involved in a buy back but I never did see the conclusion of his adventure.

http://www.camaro6.com/forums/showthread.php?t=440789
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 05-22-2016, 05:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,631
Posted By TheHorse13
Every state has a lemon law. Your best bet is to...

Every state has a lemon law. Your best bet is to start there and understand how the law works. Some people have had luck going to the BBB, while others have gone the lawyer route from the start.
...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 05-16-2016, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,031
Posted By TheHorse13
You may remember this operation that was shut...

You may remember this operation that was shut down a number of years back.

US Fidelis Scam...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 05-14-2016, 06:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,433
Posted By TheHorse13
If you go back to the same dealer after the...

If you go back to the same dealer after the response you received the first time, you're asking for trouble.

I would find a competent dealership and forget the clowns who told you that your gear...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 05-09-2016, 04:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,378
Posted By TheHorse13
A spun rod bearing has nothing to do with engine...

A spun rod bearing has nothing to do with engine break in. You have a defective part and/or something was not assembled properly at the factory.

The warranty exists for sucky situations like this...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 05-06-2016, 05:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,500
Posted By TheHorse13
I haven't been under a Gen6 Camaro but the...

I haven't been under a Gen6 Camaro but the thought of engineers running wiring close to the oil filter, an area that will be touched often, does not inspire confidence.

Unless the guy who did the...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 04-07-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,233
Posted By TheHorse13
That is not normal. Back when gauges were...

That is not normal. Back when gauges were mechanical, this behavior typically meant that the car was low on oil.

Since this is digital, it could be a bad sensor.

I would check the oil level...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 03-20-2016, 07:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,793
Posted By TheHorse13
If you qualify for your state's lemon law...

If you qualify for your state's lemon law requirements, you will learn an all new level of frustration when dealing with GM. A few others here, including myself, have had this unfortunate experience.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 03-18-2016, 06:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,608
Posted By TheHorse13
Headers make a ticking sound and so do injectors....

Headers make a ticking sound and so do injectors. You're likely experiencing this rather than bad lifters.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 03-14-2016, 02:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,949
Posted By TheHorse13
That's great news. So you really did have a few...

That's great news. So you really did have a few cylinders deactivated. lol.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 03-13-2016, 10:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,000
Posted By TheHorse13
The solid lifter LT1 in my old 1970 Corvette...

The solid lifter LT1 in my old 1970 Corvette never idled rough. The valve train was noisy though. It reminds me of the modern Hemi motors that sound like a sewing machine.

In 2016, there...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 03-13-2016, 08:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,000
Posted By TheHorse13
I was in your position when the Gen5 Camaro came...

I was in your position when the Gen5 Camaro came along. I waited until 2011 and ended up with the worst car I have ever owned. In addition, I learned a hard lesson on how you will be treated by GM...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 03-11-2016, 05:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,532
Posted By TheHorse13
Grind, sand, prime, sand some more and then paint.

Grind, sand, prime, sand some more and then paint.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 03-11-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,949
Posted By TheHorse13
The shudder you are describing is most likely the...

The shudder you are describing is most likely the AFM system taking your car from 4 to 8 cylinder mode. Many people complain about this system. From the threads seen here and on the Camaro5 site,...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 03-02-2016, 03:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,984
Posted By TheHorse13
I have been personal friends with... I have...

I have been personal friends with...
I have personally designed and built several...
Im going to go sit in my heated garage...


But your posts and the emotion you have involved in it is way...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 03-01-2016, 06:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,366
Posted By TheHorse13
I'm surprised they have not hit you with the good...

I'm surprised they have not hit you with the good old, "It's on backorder." line.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 02-29-2016, 05:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,289
Posted By TheHorse13
GM punishes the dealership financially whenever...

GM punishes the dealership financially whenever those ratings come back with negative ratings. This is the only reason the selling dealer is calling you now and it may just be to ask you why you...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 02-21-2016, 06:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,516
Posted By TheHorse13
GM has created the perfect storm. A new...

GM has created the perfect storm. A new manufacturing plant, a new model year and intense supply chain pressure. You cannot possibly believe that you're going to get a consistent quality product.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 02-19-2016, 05:14 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 30,066
Posted By TheHorse13
OP, I have been through a similar hell with...

OP,

I have been through a similar hell with GM and sadly, while your hopes seem high that GM customer service will help, you'll soon learn that they are about as useful as tlts on a bull.

My...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 02-14-2016, 08:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,516
Posted By TheHorse13
So the 5th gen was and still is notorious for...

So the 5th gen was and still is notorious for failing oil pumps. Let's hope it has not carried over into the new generation.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 01-24-2016, 05:42 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,657
Posted By TheHorse13
That kid hit you really hard. I would not be...

That kid hit you really hard. I would not be surprised if there is a lot of damage hiding under the relatively uninjured rear end in the photos. Make sure that you use a good repair shop otherwise...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 01-10-2016, 08:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,355
Posted By TheHorse13
The washer fluid pump makes a very noticeable...

The washer fluid pump makes a very noticeable sound. It's almost like a buzzing sound.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 01-08-2016, 07:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,372
Posted By TheHorse13
If coolant leaked into the carpet, then the...

If coolant leaked into the carpet, then the padding and carpet have to be replaced or you'll never get the smell out. Be vigilant on insisting on the replacement of both. It's the right way to do the...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 12-30-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 837
Posted By TheHorse13
Search this forum. It's a known issue with the...

Search this forum. It's a known issue with the Gen5 cars.

I would not accept the car back unless the carpet AND the padding underneath are replaced during the repair.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 12-30-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 14,974
Posted By TheHorse13
GM customer care will likely disappoint you as...

GM customer care will likely disappoint you as well. This has been my experience in the past.

A better option would be to check with your state's attorney general and see what the law has to say...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 12-30-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 880
Posted By TheHorse13
I think that every car guy has gone through...

I think that every car guy has gone through something similar. It's a right of passage.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 12-28-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,834
Posted By TheHorse13
My dealer always provided me with a loaner when...

My dealer always provided me with a loaner when doing warranty work. I can't speak for other dealers though.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 12-28-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,834
Posted By TheHorse13
Bad heater cores have plagued the Gen 5 Camaros...

Bad heater cores have plagued the Gen 5 Camaros from the very start of production. GM has never solved the issue.

Depending on your dealer and parts availability, the repair can take anywhere...
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