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2000 Dodge Dakota Owner Comments

problem #1

Jun 282014

Dakota LX 3.2lV6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 107,000 miles


This makes me sick and this is the most Important Part, I would suggest nobody deal with this guy. K,C Auto Sales 220 South Rt.130 Gloucester City N.J. Phone 856 456 8670

My daughter found a red Dakota as mentioned on line. On craigslist it was listed at $4900.00 dollars. At the dealership it was tagged at $5900.00 one thousand dollars more.

I call the dealership to find out if the truck is still there and it is, my best friend happens to live in the area and from the outside the truck looks good with except some clear cote that was pealing and I was ok with that. However for my daughter's sake for I am trying to teach her responsibility. she is buying the truck with her own 4900.00 earned at Ritas water ice. Soooo I call Dan and we meet the first time.

I know the car has the mileage and I know the years and I don't expect a new truck, its simply not new. So Dan tells me I have a 30 day guarantee on all major parts, engine,trans etc. I tell him I am good with that but simply want my mechanic to look at it. HERE IS THE GOOD PART, I OFFERED HIM A DEPOSIT, DEBIT CARD, OR CASH. Just keep that in mind till the end.

We are getting there, Dan says NO I DON'T WANT YOUR DEPOSIT, I rather you have your mechanic look at it and then you can BUY THE TRUCK. My best friend was there when this conversation went down.

So I said great, you look like a straight up kind of guy as myself. I will come in Saturday. I go in Saturday and all of a sudden something is wrong, cylinder #5 is missing and he told me about pressure test he did on the cylinder and all this BULL SH*T,. My daughter is getting her hopes up, but I do what dads do and protect her, imagine he has an auto shop but cant find the problem. He DAN ask me to get my mechanic on the phone. I do and they both agree that it is or could be a computer board that is firing up the check engine light as the problem.

DAN says give me 2 days I have a guy that I am going to have fix it, I said great. I gave him my business card which he took with my cell and he said he will get back to me.

Well 2 business days puts us at Tuesday 7/1.. I got no call from dan Monday or Tuesday.

My daughter is waiting patiently. I get up for work today and the first thing I do 630 am is call K.C. Auto and say, hi its Len Dan on the tape, can u give me a call.

Well Dan has no balls to call me back himself, he has some other dude call me, I think his name was ED. Kinda like the talking horse.

He says hey when we speak directly to each other, I sold the truck. I said why??? He said on Monday some guy came in and threw cash on the table and there was no deposit on the truck soooo I sold it.

If you remember earlier in my story I offered Dan what ever he wanted, Debit, I offered him 1000 dollar deposit with my best friend there and he REFUSED and said no, I want u to take it to your mechanic.

Remember the part where it was 5900 at dealer and 4900 at Craigslist.

Well this office where he sits is all of 10x10. No communication inside eternally.

I am VERY HAPPY MY daughter did not get this truck, sneaky dishonest people WHO DO NOT SPEAK THE TRUTH.

I Will pass the word for I am from that neighborhood to those who live there.


- , Galloway, NJ, USA

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