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A problem(s) I did not need! Arrgghhrr!!!

Saturday, June 22, 2013

I had our handicap van cleaned inside and out. They did a great job on the van. BUT....

now the automatic opening and closing ramp and door won't work!

I would have not known till DH came home from rehab except

I have been trying to bring his own motorized wheelchair there. He has been asking for it.

He will be hopping mad that I can't bring it now.

so... I will call the auto washing place and then probably drive to the handicap van place 2 towns away to get the ramp/door fixed! they charge $95/hr. and I will need an appt.

I really did not need this! emoticon emoticon Chris

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
KNYAGENYA 6/24/2013 1:51PM

    It will get better.

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ALFBUNDY 6/23/2013 6:00PM

    I feel your pain! These car problems really BLOW! My husband opened all the car windows today to air it out & now the back window won't close! We NEVER open that window, so the motor shouldn't be burned out. Now we have to find somebody to repair it! UGH! It's bad enough having to pay for REG. car maint. & repairs; but WHO NEEDS THESE ODD BALL problems?

Hope YOUR problem is just a "simple" one & won't cost too much! emoticon

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2BEHEALTHY2014 6/23/2013 1:48PM

    I hope it's a quick fix and not expensive. Good luck!

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GAYLLYNNE 6/23/2013 8:17AM

    I'm so sorry this happened. I know you probably already did this, but you waited for a while till everything dried. Sometimes when water gets into gears etc. it can screw up the works, but when it dries out, things go back to normal. I really hope that's what happened to you!

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IMREITE 6/23/2013 2:38AM

    i'd check with the cleaning place so see what they did. sometimes they will even test the stuff with you before you start to makes sure they did not cause the problem.

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123ELAINE456 6/23/2013 12:04AM

  Hope that It is a Quick Simple Fix. A lose wire etc. Glad You found out now before DH was to come Home. God Blessings to You and Everyone. Have a Wonderful Lord's Day. Take Care. Hugs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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NANCYPAT1 6/22/2013 11:42PM

    Chris, you are so lucky it was discovered BEFORE the day your hubby was being discharged. I am so sorry that happened. (HUGS)

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MARATAMARA 6/22/2013 11:13PM

    Good evening, Chris,

Just a thought, Businesses, usually have a liability insurance, to cover damages,
that may have incurred to customers property.

Maybe you like to t investigate that avenue.

Vaya con Dios

Blessings emoticon

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MSGRANNYMAE 6/22/2013 11:09PM

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PYNETREE 6/22/2013 10:39PM

    So sorry, maybe the van cleaners will take a look and see if it is just a fuse, or some switch that they switched off, or shorted out, or something as simple as lube that they washed off. Some connection, that got disconnected.

Try them, before making an appointment for the $$ dealer 2 towns away.

Good Luck!

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LINOVER 6/22/2013 10:12PM

    Hope they can fix the ramp quickly, Chris!

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IAMWINNING 6/22/2013 9:12PM

    For Pity's Sake! One thing after another. Chris, I'm so sorry about this latest problem, and what you'll likely have to go through to get it fixed (go over 2 towns, cost to repair). What a hassle. By all means, find out what the problem is, maybe you could fix it yourself if (God forbid) it happens again; also talk with the cleaning could well be their fault, and if so, they should pay. And I'd definitely find another place to clean the van. I'll be praying for you about all this. emoticon

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1STATEOFDENIAL 6/22/2013 8:42PM

    After it's fixed, be sure to ask them what went wrong and if it's something simple that you can take care of should it happen again. Also, ask them to show you where the problem occured; the next time you take it to be cleaned point out that space to the workers and tell them 'DO NOT TOUCH!'. Depending on what the fix is, perhaps the cleaners should be paying for it - this only works if it is definitely negligence not wear and tear.

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GRNDMOM43 6/22/2013 8:39PM

    emoticon Hope it is a quick fix!

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CAROLIAN 6/22/2013 8:08PM

    emoticon Hope it all gats sorted but surely the van wash place should be responsible xxx

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SUSIEPH1 6/22/2013 5:42PM

    So Sorry Chris .. This happening you do not need ..hopefully you can get it resolved really soon ..
Hugs Susie emoticon

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PATRICIA441 6/22/2013 5:38PM

    You must feel so good having so many people keeping ytou in prayer,sending hugs and best wishes . Hopefully, it will go well quickly and somehow inexpensively. You so deserve a break. Big Hug to You!

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FROSTY99 6/22/2013 5:29PM

    So sorry Chris-why do they mess with things they should leave alone!!

Sounds like our a/c-not working in this heat and it was before the company came out to service it today-GRRRR! Not sure what they messed up. It is an old unit so hoping we don't have to get a new one!!

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ALIHIKES 6/22/2013 5:08PM

    So sorry Chris, good luck getting the ramp fixed!

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GINIEMIE 6/22/2013 3:41PM

    I pray all gets fix simply and inexpensively. No body needs trouble, but it always seems to find us-you'll get through it.
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SEATTLE58ANEW 6/22/2013 3:20PM

    Hopefully it's a quick fix and it turns out to be lots better than you thought! emoticon

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FRAN0426 6/22/2013 3:09PM

    Sure not what you need, hope the problem can get taken care of ASAP.

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LAVENDERLILY 6/22/2013 2:27PM

    emoticon I'm so sorry about your trouble. It seems like there is always something we really don't need. Hand in there, it will get better!

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SONSHINESUE518 6/22/2013 2:16PM

oh, no, that stinks!!
Hope it can get fixed up real soon. Sorry for your troubles!

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SANDRALEET 6/22/2013 2:13PM

    The trouble to cope I am having my own . emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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KRYS210 6/22/2013 2:06PM

    Is it possible there is a manual over-ride button that they triggered?

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MARITIMER3 6/22/2013 1:57PM

    Certainly sounds like they did something when they cleaned.

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LAWANDMUSIC 6/22/2013 1:53PM

    Oh, my. Not good. I am sending good wishes your way!

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PURPLESPEDCOW 6/22/2013 1:18PM

    could the cleaning place be responsible? not that you need the hassle, but if they broke it somehow, they should pay.

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CAROL494 6/22/2013 1:14PM

  Take care. Everything will work out for you.

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TURTLESUN3 6/22/2013 1:12PM

    Always something, sorry to hear about your problem. I agree, sounds like something you didn't need or want to deal with! Keep your chin up!

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JACRBUNCH 6/22/2013 1:08PM

    Hang in there. emoticon

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