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by astroboy
Tue May 12, 2020 12:36 am
Forum: Buying / Leasing / Dealerships
Topic: experience with lease return process?
Replies: 19
Views: 11341

Re: experience with lease return process?

gets better... they called me yesterday and were like "where's the car???" .... Astro - what was your original lease return date? I just returned mine today (5/5). My original return date was April 14. No issues from the dealer but my GM financial account says I owe another month payment;...
by astroboy
Tue May 05, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: Buying / Leasing / Dealerships
Topic: experience with lease return process?
Replies: 19
Views: 11341

Re: experience with lease return process?

gets better... they called me yesterday and were like "where's the car???" and i had to go thru it all with them again. in the end the rep was trying to tell me that if i kept holding on to the car i would eventually have to make another monthly payment. i told her i wasn't going to do tha...
by astroboy
Tue Apr 21, 2020 11:31 pm
Forum: Buying / Leasing / Dealerships
Topic: experience with lease return process?
Replies: 19
Views: 11341

Re: experience with lease return process?

lol they sent me a PDF saying: congrats, we extended your lease. we're charging you for another month. got on the phone with a GM Financial rep and she claimed it was a mistake and would send the necessary emails to undo it. i also asked her to remove my bank account info from the automatic payment ...
by astroboy
Sun Apr 05, 2020 4:41 am
Forum: Buying / Leasing / Dealerships
Topic: experience with lease return process?
Replies: 19
Views: 11341

Re: experience with lease return process?

tesla is strictly my way or the highway... no negotiations and in fact if they inform you your car is ready to pick up and you can't get it within 2 days, they give it to someone else. so i guess i'm going to eat the lease termination fee. hey someone has to pay for autovin to come out and inspect ...
by astroboy
Tue Mar 31, 2020 8:05 pm
Forum: Buying / Leasing / Dealerships
Topic: experience with lease return process?
Replies: 19
Views: 11341

Re: experience with lease return process?

tesla is strictly my way or the highway... no negotiations and in fact if they inform you your car is ready to pick up and you can't get it within 2 days, they give it to someone else. so i guess i'm going to eat the lease termination fee. hey someone has to pay for autovin to come out and inspect t...
by astroboy
Tue Mar 24, 2020 2:48 am
Forum: Buying / Leasing / Dealerships
Topic: experience with lease return process?
Replies: 19
Views: 11341

Re: experience with lease return process?

well fast forward to today. the car is due back thursday. in the last month i called most of the bay area chevy dealers and most of them told me to pound sand. one of them wanted to know if i was going to buy a new car, and if not, no, they won't take the lease return. i called my originating dealer...
by astroboy
Tue Mar 03, 2020 9:34 pm
Forum: Buying / Leasing / Dealerships
Topic: experience with lease return process?
Replies: 19
Views: 11341

Re: experience with lease return process?

by the way, the time has come for me to return this car. it was inspected last week at my home by autovinlive and they have identified about $410 in excess wear but in theory this will be covered by the XS wear insurance policy. i tried to call a local dealer (closer that the one we actually purchas...
by astroboy
Tue Mar 03, 2020 9:30 pm
Forum: Buying / Leasing / Dealerships
Topic: Lease return - Tire and scratch scrutiny
Replies: 2
Views: 3463

Re: Lease return - Tire and scratch scrutiny

in my case they discovered abnormal wear on the insides of both front tires (< 3/32" of tread) and together with curb rash, have come up with a total bill of $410. $85 to repair the curb rash on one side and $162 per tire including labor. the curb rash on the left rear was considered normal wea...
by astroboy
Tue Oct 22, 2019 12:11 am
Forum: Buying / Leasing / Dealerships
Topic: experience with lease return process?
Replies: 19
Views: 11341

Re: experience with lease return process?

thanks for the reply, i had missed it. the other day i talked to a friend who had a similar insurance policy on his leaf, and he told me that when he tried to claim warranty coverage for damage at the time the lease return was being processed, nissan told him the policy had lapsed some months before...
by astroboy
Sun Apr 28, 2019 4:36 am
Forum: Buying / Leasing / Dealerships
Topic: experience with lease return process?
Replies: 19
Views: 11341

Re: experience with lease return process?

well, answering some of my own questions here - i found this thread: https://forum.leasehackr.com/t/how-is-gm-financial-about-wheel-curb-rash/53117/11 my leasing company is ACAR which i believe is GM Financial. per the attachment at the end of that thread, it does sound like they will try to ding me...

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