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CoolerKing
25th June 2012, 21:17
Just been advised by hyundai garage that the 2nd hand santa fe 4WD with 4 years left of its warranty is in fact an Irish import, 2WD with 19month left of warranty!!
THought price was too good to be true!!

Apparantly Arnold Clark bought a shed load of hyundai from a busted Irish dealer and brought them over to UK, feckers!!

Now fighting it with F.Omb.

AtW
25th June 2012, 21:23
:grey :grey :grey :grey :grey

Sockpuppet
25th June 2012, 21:39
Just been advised by hyundai garage that the 2nd hand santa fe 4WD with 4 years left of its warranty is in fact an Irish import, 2WD with 19month left of warranty!!
THought price was too good to be true!!

Apparantly Arnold Clark bought a shed load of hyundai from a busted Irish dealer and brought them over to UK, feckers!!

Now fighting it with F.Omb.

What was it advertised as?

Cliphead
25th June 2012, 21:40
What was it advertised as?

Grey import piece of shit.

NickFitz
26th June 2012, 02:39
What was it advertised as?

Much cheapness, plenty quickness? :freaky:

ChrisPackit
26th June 2012, 07:02
What's your concern...the warranty? I've had loads of 'grey' imports, which have been far superior in spec to a UK equivalent and you can pick up the rare versions that the Japs keep for themselves!

Wouldn't concern me at all.

SupremeSpod
26th June 2012, 07:18
What's your concern...the warranty? I've had loads of 'grey' imports, which have been far superior in spec to a UK equivalent and you can pick up the rare versions that the Japs keep for themselves!

Wouldn't concern me at all.

It would concern me if I'd bought a car advertised as a 4x4 and found subsequently that it wasn't.

MarillionFan
26th June 2012, 07:22
Was this an Arnold Clark 2nd car hire purchase then?

scooby
26th June 2012, 07:50
Just been advised by hyundai garage that the 2nd hand santa fe 4WD with 4 years left of its warranty is in fact an Irish import, 2WD with 19month left of warranty!!
THought price was too good to be true!!

Apparantly Arnold Clark bought a shed load of hyundai from a busted Irish dealer and brought them over to UK, feckers!!

Now fighting it with F.Omb.

Sorry, but how did you not know this wasnt 4wd? Did you try turning ESP off and wheel spinning? the fact only the front wheels spin would tell you everything you need to know! :rolleyes:

MarillionFan
26th June 2012, 07:57
Sorry, but how did you not know this wasnt 4wd? Did you try turning ESP off and wheel spinning? the fact only the front wheels spin would tell you everything you need to know! :rolleyes:

If it walks like a duck, quacks like a duck and looks like a duck. But check under the beak just in case

Lockhouse
26th June 2012, 08:27
Sorry, but how did you not know this wasnt 4wd? Did you try turning ESP off and wheel spinning? the fact only the front wheels spin would tell you everything you need to know! :rolleyes:

Surely you can just look underneath?

ChrisPackit
26th June 2012, 10:03
Until the fecker goes wrong & no one can fix it coz all the manuals are in Japanese/Korean.

As happened to a chap I know.

That, my friend, is the garage bumming you into next week.

Take it from me who used to own a motorsport garage who specialised in Jap cars - Virtually any manual you can think of can be bought in english!

...and not to know if it was 4WD or 2WD is unbeleivable :tired

CoolerKing
26th June 2012, 20:31
Ny neighbour had 4WD version, even he didnt know it wasnt a 4WD until i told him.
Only obvious sign from outside is the missing 4WD logo on back of car.

UK spec'ed cars are all 4WD, hence when i go to garage i expect it to be a 4WD.

Yes i feel like a plum.