I have to go anon on this one for personal reasons.
Lady down the road wanted to sell her mom's car. It was broke down in another city bout an hour from here. My dh wanted it. Badly. He kept saying all it needed was a simple part.
Well, she got a friend to tow it to his repair shop. It sat there for 5 months. Her friend kept coming up with excuses as to why he hadn't looked at it. One excuse was his cat died and they were in mourning, ( no joke).
Dh was itching at the pant leg to get this damn POS car. Why, idk because it didn't run! Any ways, he told the lady that his brother( also a mechanic) would look at it to find out what was wrong with it. She finally agreed and his brother towed it to his shop.
His brother spent 3 hours diagnosing it nd determined the motor was blow and worthless without a new one. He is insisting the lady pay him 500 dollars for his time and diagnostics before he gives her the car back.
Lady thinks we should pay for it. Should we?
Asked by Anonymous at 11:23 AM on Jul. 14, 2013 in Money & Work
Answer by feralxat at 11:27 AM on Jul. 14, 2013
Answer by PartyGalAnne at 11:29 AM on Jul. 14, 2013
Answer by KristiS11384 at 11:31 AM on Jul. 14, 2013
Answer by gdiamante at 11:49 AM on Jul. 14, 2013
His Brother should just tell her to pick up the car, chances are she won't & he can sell it for parts. The favor was done for your DH (his Brother) so he didn't have to pay for a lemon. If he insists on the money from this woman then he's a creep.
Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 11:50 AM on Jul. 14, 2013
Answer by wendythewriter at 12:21 PM on Jul. 14, 2013
$500 for only three hours of time and diagnostics is outrageous! I would ask to see a detailed version of the bill. I do feel like your husband should be responsible since he was the one who requested. She was originally selling the car as is. (at least this is what I am gathering).
Answer by JeremysMom at 1:37 PM on Jul. 14, 2013
Answer by by2013 at 1:38 PM on Jul. 14, 2013
Answer by staciandababy at 1:40 PM on Jul. 14, 2013
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