Dealership won’t service a Shelby That was not purchased at their dealership

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    First time I’m hearing this.
    Went in to negotiate on a 350R they had at my local dealer. They won’t do MSRP, said they’ll come down to 3K over MSRP.

    I told them with a little leg work I could find one for MSRP somewhere else in the country and have it shipped to my house.

    But I want to build a relationship with them because they are my local dealer.

    Sales manager said to me that they won’t service a Shelby at their dealership unless it was bought there.

    I asked him if this was the case for all Ford dealerships and he said yes.

    Is this guy trying to pull a fast one on me or is this the policy for all Ford dealers?
     
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    dang it! you mean i have to take my car to TX to get it serviced? :explode:
     
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    I know right!
    It makes absolutely zero sense to me that Ford would allow dealers to do that.

    I made sure to ask him repeatedly if that was the case with ALL Ford dealerships and he said yes.

    I’m fairly certain the guy was trying to swindle me into paying the ADM and buying the 350R they’ve had sitting on their showroom floor for a while.

    I just figured I’d come in and check with you guys.
     
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    Is this on Long Island? Chevy dealers are notorious for doing this with Corvettes there.
     
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    If a car salesman is speaking, he is lying. Take your business elsewhere.
     
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    the guy lying through his...

    that is one of the lamest, most deceitful lines i've heard. and man i've heard a lot!
     
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    #7 TDC, Aug 17, 2019
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    Scum bag plain and simple. Tell him you’re going to buy a Supra instead :)
     
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    Your warranty is with Ford not with the dealer. Any Ford dealer must honor warranty work. So why not offer any service. What if you had an issue out of your area? Dealer is BS.
     
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    I'd walk in and tell them to eat a bag of dicks, then proceed to buy a car anywhere else.

    What color you looking for? I'll forward you what I find for msrp
     
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    Taking a wild guess here but is this dealer in Hackensack with the initials AA?
     
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    This is north eastern NJ, Bergen County. All American Ford in Paramus to be specific.

    They are one of the biggest dealerships in the state. They get tons of allocations a year for 350s and Raptors because they sell so many cars.

    It was the sales manager that hit me with that none sense. Unreal !

    I’ll never spend a dime st that place, even if my car needs service.
     
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    Looking for R with Electronics Package, kona stripes and carbon fiber dash. The dash is not a must have.

    Thank you !!
     
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    Ha!!!!

    You are correct!!! All American indeed, I went to paramus not Hackensack.

    They hit you with that same BS ??
     
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    Yeah, I know. I bought a number of cars from them in the early 2000's at their main location in Hackensack. The Paramus location was originally Chevrolet's. I once had an issue with a sales manager and took it straight to the owner. Problem solved. but that was a long time ago.
     
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    Never anything that stupid.

    By the way notice the MSRP
    • MSRP: $87,900
    • Dealer Doc Fee: +$359
    • Total Price: $88,259
    • Discount: -$5,359

    • Internet Price: $82,900
    • You Save: $5,359
    Sticker is $72,900. If that doesn't tell you to run........................
     
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