Originally Posted by buckhuntr
When I was in my teen years, my parents had a car catch fire on the driveway next to the house. Fortunately it did not catch the house. More recently, Ford had its recall of trucks and SUVs because the cruise control module sparked a fire in a few dozen vehicles (our F150 not
This reinforces my belief that parking a vehicle laden with petroleum distillates or potentially flammable batteries inside a structure attached to one's house is just asking for trouble.
That's why our next house will have a detached garage, and why (in over 9 years of living there) we never once parked in the garage of the house we recently sold.
That was the new Chevy Volt in the garage! Anything, Government Motors (GM) stock is dropping.
I remember that, my mom had a 1979 Ford LTD II had an issue with cruise control, Ford was a pain in the rear, never fixed it. That car was a problem, it was hot so many times, both sides and the worst one was from the rear while driving on the interstate doing 60 mph by a truck.
My customer confidence in the following companies is negative and will not buy a new or used make/model:
Years ago in Germany had a Russian Lada (Fiat) had an electrical issue, fix and the only maintenance was preventive, that little car could move, up to 100 mph.
The other car was Opel Omega Station Wagon, very good work car, can carried a full size sleeper sofa in the back with hatch closed. She had to go to the scrap yard, the frame had rust, fixing was ano go.