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Monday, March 5, 2012

Won One, Can I Make It Two?

A few weeks back, our Element toad started dripping antifreeze.  I put a little stop leak in and topped off the coolant and the leak stopped.  We decided to nurse it along until we got to our daughter's house in South Carolina and then take it in to her favorite repair shop.

Dropped it off this morning expecting a big repair bill because radiator's are not cheap.  This afternoon, got the call, the radiator was fine, just a loose hose clamp on the lower radiator hose.  The best part was we were only charged for a new hose clamp and a half hour of labor.  We won one.

Tomorrow I'm heading up to the Freightliner Service Center in Gaffeny, SC for the Journey's dashboard computer repair appointment on Wednesday.  Marti is staying behind at our daughter's house to spend time with grandsons Andrew and Owie. 

Here's hoping that the Journey's repair will be just as simple, I'd love to win another one.  Stay tuned.

Thanks for visiting and feel free to leave a comment.

16 comments:

  1. It's been my experience that those computer board problems can be sizable. :( Good luck with that!

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  2. Congrats on winning round #1. Got my fingers crossed for round #2.

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  3. That's the kind of good news I like. Hopefully, you'll hear the same about the Journey. Repairs aren't fun but we have to do them.

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  4. We had a winner today too! Craig said he thought he smelled diesel fuel in the cab area, but when we stopped to have it checked on the way home from our weekend jaunt, everything seems to be OK.

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  5. That's the kind of problem/solution story I like!! Happy Trails you guys!

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  6. here is hoping you won't need deep pockets for number 2~~

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  7. We'll you hit a home run with the Element!!

    We're hoping the Journey only has a little hitch in its getalong;o))

    Safe Travels and we're rooting for you!!

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  8. Here's hoping your wallet doesn't thin down with round 2.

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  9. Nice to be 'home' to see Andrew and Owie! Good luck with the Journey doctor..

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  10. Good deal. Hope the Journey repair goes smoothly.

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  11. Lets hope for a loose wire clamp and half hour labor charge!!!

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  12. Good news for repair #1. Here's hoping you also get good news for repair #2.

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  13. How very cool! Good for you. :-)

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