Drag Link Adjuster for the VO6 recall debacle

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  1. Snyd

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    Yea, that would work. That is exactly what is used for the tie-rod adjustment.
     
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    I was told by the service manager , that they just spot weld the current drag link. And if needed they just grind off the spot welds to adjust. I know when I had mine fixed during the recall, I swapped tires at the same time, so they had to pick up the charge for the alignment, prior to welding the drag link.
     
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    Ya I know. My dealer said, and I quote..."you will have to pay to have them un-welded and re-welded"...

    I'm thinking they should just replace the current adjuster with this new part.
     
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    It sucks but save yourselves the time, hassle and headache worrying about this and just buy an aftermarket drag link. Well worth the $300 + install for the peace of mind. With some of the maintenance BS FCA is giving everyone lately I'm glad I bought the MaxCare as this will probably be my last FCA purchase.
     
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    Changed my oil and grease my suspension today. Checked my drag link marks I put in. All still lined up nothing has moved. Cost $$ lol
     
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    What do these aftermarket parts do to our Lifetime MaxCare Warranty?

    At this point the blue lines from the factory are still lined up on mine. I'm thinkin I'll get a 41mm crowfoot for my torque wrench and check em from time to time. It just gravels me though. I bought a new truck with a warranty because I got tired of crawling under and working on my old rig! I just want to drive the thing! I don't want to wrench on it! Been there done that enough the last 45 years!
     
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    Should not affect warranty. I replaced with Synergy and had it inspected by the Dealer to remove the recall.
     
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    Well I would certainly not expect the dealer to warranty the drag link at that point, but if your tranny blows or the stereo quits working they cant deny that....
     

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