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Discussion in 'Punto 1.3 MJD 90 HP' started by Cuty Red, Nov 5, 2011.

  1. VahanPujari

    VahanPujari Staff Member Janitor


    If FG is saying that it's "easily repairable" then you make a counter offer to them - FG get's it repaired at Rs. 3.2 Lacs (plus I guess what will be your contribution required in repairs - 1.2 L?). Then FG buys back the car from you at Purchase price less Depreciation OR at market rate since it feels it's "easily repairable" (am not sure how the calculation works out - if it's to your benefit or not). Can you get your part of the expense (1.2 lacs) from the transport company owning the truck? Logically, it should pay that expense.

    Getting the opinion of TASC is the key. Why wouldn't TASC give it? If there is a hesitancy, ask them (or send TASC an email) to confirm that the after charging so much money (almost 4.5 lacs), they will repair the car to it's "factory" condition. If they feel it's not possible, let them list what all will not be repairable to "factory"-like condition.
  2. shams

    shams Esperto

    Ajit, as you and VP have already said, the key here is to get in writing from TASS that "car not repairable even 80% of the factory condition". Thats what they had told you verbally right? put pressure on the guy who told this. speak to him in front of the general manager of TASS and demand it in writing. I would even tell to create a scene over there by raising your voice. unfortunately thats how things work in many such places and you don't have much of a choice so give it a try.

    Actually any TASS will profit a lot from any major repair work and will not get anything if the car is declared as constructive total loss (CTL). Insurance company stands to lose more in CTL than in repairs so usually both TASS and Ins conspire together to arrive at a best case scenario for themselves and the owner is left stranded.

    If you remember, i had told you in the very beginning to keep every communication in writing/email as far as possible mentioning that insurance guys can take a u turn on their statements any moment. I think you were fully convinced on total loss that time so you did not felt the need for it.

    I would also suggest write a polite email to Mangesh Kodalkar (if not written already) mentioning that TASS is not co-operating with you and is conspiring with FG to harrass you. mention that due to this Fiat is earning bad reputation on various online forums. Hopefully we will see you out of this trouble very soon.
    Last edited: Oct 28, 2012
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  3. sungoa2010


    Ajit, as VP pointed out is there any chance that we can get compensation from truck's third party insurance. Even if the truck owner refuses to pay insurance company cannot say no since they have provided third party policy. Do you have the copy of their policy. Have you tried in that direction?
  4. Hi VP ,
    I got a mail mentioning that TASC CANNOT provide me a mail mentioning that the car is not repairable to factory condition as per their company protocol. Any that was expected. SO I am not surprised.
    Also I dont see any point in getting a mail from TASC mentioning that my car is repairable. The same people who said that it can never brought back to factory conditon can provide that. But getting such a mail from the same people who cant even diagnose a simple suspension issue of FIAT car, how many of us will take that ?? Because to test that factory condition I have to spend another 1.3 -1.5 lakhs from my pocket. These service people and insurance team will be the only people who make profit if I go ahead and repair it. Practically I dont think it is a sensible solution considering we are in India. I have to go to the same court who banned sun film. If I have to prove that my cars dynamics is not as per factory condition, again I have to depend on these FIAT or TATA "specialists". How on earth I can believe that they have fixed both the air bags or crash sensors properly untill I met with another accident ? I am really sorry to say that when it comes to TASC, I cannot expect them to get my car to factory condition considering that it involves replacing more than 100 parts.
    Now about the truck company paying my part of expense. They were not even ready to enquire whether my family was unhurt after the accident. Also as per few advcoates , any one of insurance company has to settle my case. whether it is my car's insurance or the lorry's third party insurance since no one is injured. I understood that in India nothing works logically. But this is the worse part of being a customer in India.


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    Shams ,
    Trust me , I have even talk to Mangesh over phone on this case. Atleast two other respected members have also talked to him about my case. Though he said that he will look into it , nothing happened in last 3 -4 weeks. May be he was busy with other problems .

    Few mails were even sent to Enrico and other FIAT officials. Even they might be busy.


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    Sun, even our insurance company is not ready to support me. Then how can I expect the third party policy of that truck wala. :) Also these insurance companies becomes one when such issue comes.

  5. vivekrj.dieselhead

    vivekrj.dieselhead Regolare

    Ajit bro i am feeling really bad for what ever you are facing after that bad incident, and it seems really horrifying experience dealing with the insurance guys.:chair::chair::chair::chair::chair::A:A:A:A:A
  6. Surya

    Surya Superiore

    Namma Bengaluru
    I think its wasting time hitting in the bush as these insurance guys are at large...i suggest you go the FG office personally with all the supporting documents and sit for mutual concent/negotiations and close the topic soon. phone calls and mails will only delay the process..
  7. shams

    shams Esperto

    Ajit, any updates??
  8. raj29

    raj29 Superiore

    What happened on the issue that you are facing?
    Last edited: Dec 4, 2012
  9. ramjn

    ramjn Staff Member Janitor

    Linea 1.3
    This is a tough phase for Ajit. First, the accident and then the dispute with the insurance guys. Really difficult to handle too much of hurdles. Let him take his time and come back here to update. I wish he update here with some good news.
  10. Ajit,

    Try taking advice from good lawyer,may FG will come negotiation once you threaten them with legal notice.

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