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rmb2830
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March 31, 2013 1:22 pm  

Appears Caribean Auto Mart of STX filed chapter 7 in March. 7 requires a liquidation.

Wonder what that will do to warranty service...I think honda took over the nissan service when they went under a few years ago, but this might be a much different situation


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OldTart
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March 31, 2013 2:17 pm  

Appears Caribean Auto Mart of STX filed chapter 7 in March. 7 requires a liquidation.

Wonder what that will do to warranty service...I think honda took over the nissan service when they went under a few years ago, but this might be a much different situation

It shouldn't affect manufacturers' warranties.


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rmb2830
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March 31, 2013 2:35 pm  

but who will do the service...if you no longer have a dealer on island? ..guess it might depend on how many different corporations they own and operate under. More jobs lost for stx....


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watruw8ing4
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March 31, 2013 6:26 pm  

Appears Caribean Auto Mart of STX filed chapter 7 in March. 7 requires a liquidation.

Wonder what that will do to warranty service...I think honda took over the nissan service when they went under a few years ago, but this might be a much different situation

It shouldn't affect manufacturers' warranties.

The concern was warranty service. The manufacturers need to negotiate contracts with other dealers/ car repair places. If no one is willing, then the warranty reimbursement issues can be a pain. Same thing with appliances. For a few weeks last year, there was no one on STX authorized to fix my brand new broken TV .


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Skullwithhair
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April 1, 2013 10:31 am  

Its the manufacturers responsibility to have a certified shop avalable to repair your car. They may
have a side shop do the warranty work. I dont know how fast that will happen there but Im sure
there are legal issues that will light a fire under their butts...


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