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They messed-up my radio buttons
July 1, 2005 | self / vanity

Posted on 07/01/2005 9:24:40 AM PDT by The Other Harry

I recently had my car worked on. It needed several things. It was due.

They did not give this away. It came to over $1000. I think they did a good job.

What I object to is that my radio buttons were all messed-up when I got it back.

Now, it may be that the fact that they had changed the battery played some part in this. Fair enough that far.

But...

There were other stations which were working just fine. Not ones which I ordinarily listen to.

So, I think they changed them.

I can see how the workers might want to use the radio while they are working on the car, but I do not think they should f' up the buttons.

The other thing which annoys me is the bill. I can't understand it. The woman at the dealership can't understand it either. She called me this morning wanting more money. I had no way to argue.

There were like 7 different procedures, and those got divided up into all kinds of different categories. It was -- and is -- unintelligeble.

A nice clean, bill would be good.

Working radio buttons would also be good.

They could have at least fixed the clock.


TOPICS: Chit/Chat
KEYWORDS: drunkenrant

1 posted on 07/01/2005 9:24:41 AM PDT by The Other Harry
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To: The Other Harry
To solve this problem click here.
2 posted on 07/01/2005 9:26:55 AM PDT by Coop (In memory of a true hero - Pat Tillman)
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To: The Other Harry
I hate it when they mess with the seat adjustments. I can never seem to get it "perfect" again.

:-)

3 posted on 07/01/2005 9:28:37 AM PDT by SIDENET ("You knew the job was dangerous when you took it, Fred")
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To: Coop

LOL ...you dork~!


4 posted on 07/01/2005 9:28:46 AM PDT by Mr. K (some days even my lucky rocketship underpants don't help)
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To: The Other Harry

Bush's fault?


5 posted on 07/01/2005 9:28:57 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (Grant no power to government you would not want your worst enemies to wield against you.)
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To: The Other Harry

changing your battery would leave no charge at all in the radio for 'memory' of the currently selected stations- it is not their fault.


6 posted on 07/01/2005 9:29:42 AM PDT by Mr. K (some days even my lucky rocketship underpants don't help)
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To: SIDENET
Friday silliness thread?

It seems to be heading that way.

7 posted on 07/01/2005 9:31:25 AM PDT by SIDENET ("You knew the job was dangerous when you took it, Fred")
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To: The Other Harry

But did they disconect your battery to do the work on your Auto?


Go out and disco your battery and see if your radio looses its settings again.


8 posted on 07/01/2005 9:31:31 AM PDT by Rightly Biased (<><)
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To: Rightly Biased; The Other Harry
Go out and disco your battery and see if your radio looses its settings again.

But first program all the buttons exactly as you want them, then go take a shower.

9 posted on 07/01/2005 9:33:18 AM PDT by Coop (In memory of a true hero - Pat Tillman)
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To: Coop

I'm sure the shower will help clean the moose/cheese off of this thread.


10 posted on 07/01/2005 9:37:38 AM PDT by Rightly Biased (<><)
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To: Rightly Biased
Moose Radio
11 posted on 07/01/2005 9:39:40 AM PDT by Coop (In memory of a true hero - Pat Tillman)
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To: SIDENET
I hate it when they mess with the seat adjustments. I can never seem to get it "perfect" again.

Ah, yes.. messing with the Seatus Quo

12 posted on 07/01/2005 9:40:53 AM PDT by So Cal Rocket (Proud Member: Internet Pajama Wearers for Truth)
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To: The Other Harry

There oughta be a law!


13 posted on 07/01/2005 9:41:10 AM PDT by headsonpikes ("The U.S. Constitution poses no serious threat to our form of government.")
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To: Coop

Haha, cute.


14 posted on 07/01/2005 9:45:41 AM PDT by MotleyGirl70 (Todd Gack. That's a nice name. What is that Dutch?)
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To: Coop

Whenever Mrs. Rightly Biased brings up anything I tell her "I bet there is a website for that". you have just helped prove my point.


15 posted on 07/01/2005 9:45:48 AM PDT by Rightly Biased (<><)
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To: The Other Harry; Owl_Eagle; Jersey Republican Biker Chick
Trash collection is every Tuesday in my 'hood. I find that without question, my trash recepticles (not to be confused with testicles) and left thrown all over the place after being emptied. Even a time or two they were left in the street, posing an inconvienience at best and a safety issue at worst for any passing vehicles.

I tried being real nice to one of em this past Tuesday morning, giving a cheery "Howya doin'!" and the guy just groaned without looking at me. I realize that someone in this line of work probably isn't cut out to be a Public Relations guru, but at least my taxes could fund a class for these folks to learn "How to Win Friends and Influence People" from the late, great Norman Vincent Peale.

16 posted on 07/01/2005 9:57:15 AM PDT by Sam's Army
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To: Sam's Army

A token gift next Christmas will probably do the trick. I gave my garbage guy an unwanted bottle of booze and he treats me real nice, even comes back if I have too much to fit in one can.


17 posted on 07/01/2005 10:27:59 AM PDT by keat (Posting code without previewing since 2004)
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To: Rightly Biased

> Trash collection is every Tuesday in my 'hood. I find
> that without question, my trash recepticles (not to be
> confused with testicles) and left thrown all over the
> place after being emptied. Even a time or two they were
> left in the street, posing an inconvienience at best and
> a safety issue at worst for any passing vehicles.

This is unrelated, but it is near to my heart.

I pick up local garbage when I am walking the dog. I also spray weeds. I figure we all have an obligation to keep our neighborhoods nice.

I joke a lot here, but this post is not one.

> I tried being real nice to one of em this past Tuesday
> morning, giving a cheery "Howya doin'!" and the guy just
> groaned without looking at me.

snip

Money has worked here. Tips. They seem to notice.


18 posted on 07/01/2005 10:28:56 AM PDT by The Other Harry
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To: MotleyGirl70

Can you help the Other Harry?


19 posted on 07/01/2005 12:04:02 PM PDT by Cagey
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To: The Other Harry

Did they steal your Jesus fish, too?


20 posted on 07/01/2005 3:22:59 PM PDT by hattend (Alaska....in a time warp all it's own!)
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To: The Other Harry

Trey putting full jars of money in your trash bins that might help.

Or just quit putting rocks in your trash bins.


RB


21 posted on 07/01/2005 3:46:23 PM PDT by Rightly Biased (<><)
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To: The Other Harry

Many times during the troubleshooting of a problem, the mechanic has to reset the computer in the vehicle, in order to clear all the trouble codes. To do this requires the battery to be disconnected, then re-connected after waiting long enough for the voltage to bleed off. This also has the effect of clearing the clock setting and the station memory on the radio. There is one 12 volt wire going to the radio that is always hot, i.e., connected straight to the battery, that powers the clock and memory. Another 12 volt connection goes through the accessory switch you operate with the car key. Is that clear? When I take my car for service, I'm not that particular about the settings, but you can always take a second to write the settings down, BEFORE you have trouble.Keep it in the glove compartment or your wallet.


22 posted on 07/02/2005 2:02:47 PM PDT by Zaxis (Forget about Jimmy; if I was to crack corn, would you care?)
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