Shop Hourly Rate is $92.50 per hr. We also charge 1/4 hr. for misc. time
(clerical, record keeping, discussion) plus misc. supplies ($3.50 - $12.50)
Estimates for any
Troubleshooting of Problems cannot be estimated accurately; only "straight
time" allotment @ Hourly Rate to attempt a diagnosis.
Oil & Inspection Servings (each more comprehensive than Saab's list) usually
cost $110-$170 depending on Year and Model, Mileage
and type of
Service. (Full Inspections or Interim minor Inspections)
Regarding Fees, Guarantees and Liability Disclaimers......
Services performed while customers wait are usually charged @ "Straight
Time" Shop Rate incl. discussions, estimating, testing and clerical
Diagnostic Time is also charged at "Straight Time" Shop Hourly Rate with No
Guarantees that the problem will be discovered or remedied.
times usually run between 1 and 2 hours.
general, our Workmanship is guaranteed, and most parts have warranties, but
will vary. There are no implied guarantees other than those specifically
written. Any Warranties on the products sold herein are those made by the
manufacturer. Most, but not all parts have warranties on the part only, and
usually doesn't include labor. In case of part failure, there are no implied
warranty for any other damage or liability.
3. We are
not responsible for problems or potential problems not detected, repaired,
or noted during any repair, inspection or service.
repairs might be done diagnostically to attempt to remedy a problem. We
cannot guarantee that any or all of the problem will be solved.
5. In all
cases of Premature Wear or Part Failure, the final decision to cover parts
or labor under any warranty will be at the discretion of Swedish Motorcar
Usually, we will split the Labor, and offer the replacement part at a
Pro-rated Discount it fails or wears out before what we deem as a reasonable
example: our mufflers are pro-rated at 4 years.
6. It is
the customer's responsibility to inquire regarding guarantees of specific
repairs before the job is begun. You are entitled by law to have any express
in writing. You must ask to see replaced parts at the time of
authorization, and for a copy of anything you sign in writing if desired.
in full will be due upon delivery of vehicle.
$15.00 per day storage fee may be charged after 3 days of completion of
work. (We don't impose this normally- is a legal protection for us from
irresponsible people who abandon their vehicles for unreasonable times).
express "Mechanic's Lien" is acknowledged in lieu of satisfactory payment
Regarding Service Contracts: These insurance policies often do not pay the
local going price for parts, or for proper diagnostics to
approach the problem in a method we feel best. Neither do they pay for the
additional clerical time needed to process claims.
the customer agree to make up for these costs if needed.
You are Entitled by Law to the following:
Written Estimate for the Repairs which will cost over $100, unless waived or
absent face to face contact.
Authorize Orally Or In Writing Any Repairs Which Exceed The Estimated Cost
Or Written Authorization To Exceed The
Estimated Total Pretax Cost By More Than 10%. Note: Our Estimates May Not
Include Towing Bills, which are offered at Wholesale Cost.
You will be
asked to sign a repair authorization stating…
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assume responsibility and hold harmless Swedish Motorcar Service and its
personnel (herein "SMS") for the following, but not limited to:
Aftermath or liability arising from SMS's inability to reproduce the
symptoms or failures described, or from practicing common sense diagnostic
to ensure that we are not making an unnecessary repair, such as: erasing
scanned trouble codes to monitor if the problem reoccurs,
we erase an airbag code/warning-light, we are not responsible if it reoccurs
and you are injured in an accident because the airbag did not
or if we erase a throttle body code and reset the component instead of
replacing it, saving you the expense of replacement or making sure that it
is not a
non-recurring "ghost" symptom, or while waiting for parts to arrive the
failure occurs again and causes an accident, we will not be held
Aftermath or subsequent recurrence of sludge formation in the engine,
whether undiscovered, advised regarding, treated, cleaned or repaired in
any way, or
from flushing any fluid in my vehicle (chemical reactions etc.) or from any
other system or component failure beyond SMS's direct control.
to the engine from overheating or loss of oil pressure, or associated
inconvenience, towing, and other aftermath. (It is the driver's
responsibility to recognize these conditions and shut down the vehicle
before any damage has resulted - for instance we cannot be responsible for a
resultant damage and other aftermath.)
not discovered or forecast by SMS during their visual inspections or other
work. I understand that SMS may not be able to predict or
later failures or unreliability, and Swedish Motorcar Service and their
personnel are not responsible to me in this manner.
Aftermath or liability arising from declined, deferred, provisional or
alternative repairs (often performed for the purposes of diagnostic
repair or reduced repair/maintenance expense)
notwithstanding, I Agree to the stipulations above now and for future
repairs or maintenance, and assume responsibility for damage, theft or
beyond Swedish Motorcar Service's reasonable care & control.
I agree to
the above estimate and authorize Swedish Motorcar Service personnel to
perform the repairs listed herein, along with any other inspections and
observations deemed necessary in their judgment regarding the safety or
reliability of my vehicle, and to record such observations.
authorize Swedish Motorcar personnel to operate this vehicle & run engine
for the purposes of testing, inspection, and pickup / delivery at my risk.
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