Dealerships Don't Want You to Know This

  • Published: 03 November 2019
  • Dealerships Don't Want You to Know This, DIY and car review with Scotty Kilmer. Car dealership scams. The truth about car dealerships. Why not to buy a car at the dealership. Dealership service vs mechanic. Car dealership scams caught. Should I bring my car to the dealership? Car repair and car buying at the dealership. Car Advice. DIY car repair with Scotty Kilmer, an auto mechanic for the last 52 years.

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  • Scotty Kilmer
    Scotty Kilmer   1 months back

    The End of Honda Reliability:

    ⬇️Scotty’s Top DIY Tools:
    1. Bluetooth Scan Tool:
    2. Mid-Grade Scan Tool:
    3. My Fancy (Originally $5,000) Professional Scan Tool:
    4. Cheap Scan Tool:
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    6. Professional Socket Set:
    7. Ratcheting Wrench Set:
    8. No Charging Required Car Jump Starter:
    9. Battery Pack Car Jump Starter:

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    • TheUltimateScot
      TheUltimateScot  1 months back

      Scotty, what would you pay for a 2019 Ford F-350 Lariat diesel?

    • Marcy McSheehan
      Marcy McSheehan  1 months back

      Scotty, your assumptions on leasing are predicated upon 30 years ago.... A LOT has changed in 30 years. Seriously, if you haven't the slightest clue about how a lease works, you really shouldn't be telling others about it. I am not a mechanic, but if I was to tell you how to rebuild a transmission with a set of pliers and 30 weight ball bearings you would think i was mad wouldn't you????

    • Billy Sava
      Billy Sava  1 months back

      Hey Scotty got a question for you. I'm looking at a 2007 Saturn Ion with 90,000 miles that runs okay is it worth $1,500?

    • guilherme pietro
      guilherme pietro  1 months back

      My mom past away, she had an 2018 Toyota RAV4 22k miles, still owning 19k, the car had a accident in the front left bumper, not extremely bad completely fixed, still worth for me to pay off the car or return ? I like the car a lot but I don’t want to lose money, thanks !

    • Stefan 47
      Stefan 47  1 months back

      What do you think of a 1986 Jeep Cherokee?

  • Marilyn Grube
    Marilyn Grube  11 minutes back

    Thank you Scotty for your sacrifices to sharing your experience and expertise...

    • Ted Freddy
      Ted Freddy  5 days back

      Scotty new to your site, loving it by the way. My question is how can you find out how much a dealer pays roughly for a new car. I know they are in business to make a profit. But I feel they stay in business by servicing your vehicle in the future. Consumer Reports used to have a service for about 9 Bucks that would tell you the Dealer invoice price etc. Any advice on this ?

      • John beason
        John beason  1 weeks back

        There is nothing wrong with leasing as a normal consumer. You have the option of keeping it or getting something else if you don’t. It’s a good idea.

        • jgarrison1309
          jgarrison1309  1 weeks back

          I had no idea what the break booster did. 4:05

          • FIVEOFEVER
            FIVEOFEVER  1 weeks back

            Scotty is wrong.. Ford motor offers very generous employee discounts.

            • Xcorgi
              Xcorgi  2 weeks back

              Hey Scotty, will you ever do a video without those tinted lens glasses?

              • Phantom Duck
                Phantom Duck  2 weeks back

                My Impala did the same thing with the gas gauge but as of few weeks ago it was stolen and totaled to it's not my problem anymore!

                • The Fury
                  The Fury  2 weeks back


                  • Valdi Micolchik
                    Valdi Micolchik  2 weeks back

                    Chevy now put big sticker saying:
                    14,000 below MSRP !.
                    But WHY ??? they don't want to advertise REAL sale price !
                    So sure enough they just try to drag You in for "brainwashed" ...

                    • Paul Power
                      Paul Power  3 weeks back

                      I haven't spoken to my Sister in 25 years. That's when i stopped tryin.

                      • Ted Malley
                        Ted Malley  3 weeks back

                        Ok convinced me...I'm going to buy a 1994 Toyota Corolla..

                        • derSpeed
                          derSpeed  4 weeks back

                          Get the ES. I can’t wait to get an ES 350 F Sport.

                          • aaa zzz
                            aaa zzz  4 weeks back

                            2:11, did Scotty laugh when talking about his sister died before the Toyota?

                            • Jérôme Ducharme
                              Jérôme Ducharme  4 weeks back

                              6:25 there is a logical reason why the fuel consumption would be higher with a full tank vs a low tank. That is less weight to carry. But is it noticeable?

                              • 2nd_A _Dad
                                2nd_A _Dad  4 weeks back

                                Car dealerships don’t lose money. If they can advertise “$10-20k OFF MSRP!!!!!” It was overpriced to begin with. That’s why the head transmission guy at my local Ford store was taking home $100k per year 20 years ago.

                                • John Martin
                                  John Martin  4 weeks back

                                  Scotty have a 2016 Honda Pilot LX with 40,000 miles. Can you work on all the safety computer assist and intelligent cruise controls and lane management if the stop working ? The keyless entry and beep locking system is another complex electrical system. All in all computers run the whole electrical, fuel and safety system . Can you work on the whole car?

                                  • Wez Ross
                                    Wez Ross  4 weeks back

                                    Actually Scotty, when your tank is full, your car weighs more, and therefore uses more gas!!!

                                    Gonna be a small difference though, but thought I would contribute!!

                                    • E W
                                      E W  1 months back

                                      I'm sorry about your sister

                                      • Thiago Lucenti
                                        Thiago Lucenti  1 months back

                                        Does a Scotty have eyes?

                                        • Luke Becker
                                          Luke Becker  1 months back

                                          Should i buy a 1961 Mercury comet or a 1959 Ford grain truck to drive to school

                                          • Luke Becker
                                            Luke Becker  1 months back

                                            I don't buy from Dealerships i buy from auction sales

                                            • Topspeed350
                                              Topspeed350  1 months back

                                              Suggested list price or congested list price more like it😝

                                              • Saiga Legacy
                                                Saiga Legacy  1 months back

                                                Don’t buy from delearship!

                                                • TTRR00YY
                                                  TTRR00YY  1 months back

                                                  Hey Scotty keep up the good work!
                                                  Where we can send you some mechanical/car questions?

                                                  • Sunshine After The Storm
                                                    Sunshine After The Storm  1 months back

                                                    I want to buy a used Chevy Tahoe 2015 LT or higher But don't want to go over 30,000 with lower mileage what's a fair asking price? Also I get GM family discount but they're so damn high it want make that much of a difference

                                                    • Tim Bordonaro
                                                      Tim Bordonaro  1 months back

                                                      Many years ago my CPA had me lease a vehicle through my company then at the end of the lease I purchased it personally, so a $40,000 car I paid with TAXABLE income $5000,. People don't think, let's say for every $1000 you earn you pay $300 in income tax that means if you buy a car for $30,000 you have to earn $39,000 pay your $9000 in taxes then buy the car. See, see? BOOM!

                                                      • Keltic Ride
                                                        Keltic Ride  1 months back

                                                        Rip your Sis , you're ah funny tinder stick .

                                                        • Rajnesh Chand
                                                          Rajnesh Chand  1 months back

                                                          You know nothing about car.ok

                                                          • Tyler Conger
                                                            Tyler Conger  1 months back

                                                            “The break booster boosts the breaks.”

                                                            • YeshuaAgapao
                                                              YeshuaAgapao  1 months back

                                                              My Honda hybrid has a manual transmission

                                                              • JoeDobz95
                                                                JoeDobz95  1 months back

                                                                4:07 - 4:11 🅱️OOSTED

                                                                • Harry Houdini
                                                                  Harry Houdini  1 months back

                                                                  Similar to slot machines... you bet $10 and win $2. They don’t say you lost $8.

                                                                  • Olofty85
                                                                    Olofty85  1 months back

                                                                    Scotty I'm a new subscriber an I would love to have you as my mechanic for real

                                                                    • Jay Hockley
                                                                      Jay Hockley  1 months back

                                                                      Sorry about the loss of your sister , Scotty .

                                                                      • bones007able
                                                                        bones007able  1 months back

                                                                        So what don't the dealerships want me to know? guess I missed that portion of the show...

                                                                        • Teresa Satlin
                                                                          Teresa Satlin  1 months back

                                                                          My sister wants to Bay Mercedes 207 converted with125 ,m

                                                                          • Chris Chery
                                                                            Chris Chery  1 months back

                                                                            Well no matter what I don't need any hybrid car, I mean any kind of hybrid

                                                                            • Kenneth Grutter
                                                                              Kenneth Grutter  1 months back

                                                                              What about leasing a new Chrysler 300 ?

                                                                              • Preben Gjestang
                                                                                Preben Gjestang  1 months back

                                                                                i have a passat 2000 with v6, is that a good car? it really loves to drink petrol

                                                                                • Calgary Guest House AND car rent

                                                                                  Buy car from Scotie whatever cars he has to offer, NEVER crap.........

                                                                                  • Petar Doynov
                                                                                    Petar Doynov  1 months back

                                                                                    Scotty, about the problem at minute 6 - there is one more answer. My 302 y.o. Corolla Liftback does the same. The pipe to the petrol tank has hole from the rust. And the top 3 litres (and a bit more) of the petrol just drops down... ;) So I just don't charge it to the top. I know that also dust goes inside the tank, but in real the car stays outside since the last December and I am driving the Focus combi diesel I have...

                                                                                    • Robert Petrarca
                                                                                      Robert Petrarca  1 months back

                                                                                      "Dealerships should be called Stealerships" and that's the way it is.

                                                                                      • Richie 93
                                                                                        Richie 93  1 months back

                                                                                        Actually, you will get slightly better gas mileage with less fuel in tank because it will weigh a little

                                                                                        • Drak9
                                                                                          Drak9  1 months back

                                                                                          Hello Scottie my Automatic Mercedes A class 2009 keeps showing ESP inoperative hazard light and sometimes the engine check light pops , I took it to a couple of mechanics they couldn’t figure out what’s wrong with it , they said I need to take it to Mercedes service to figure out what’s exactly going on , but here in the UK the Mercedes dealerships charge a big amount of money for any appointment it just sounds like a rip off , the car is driving normal but these lights seem to show and disappear from time to time , I would appreciate your advice thanks

                                                                                          • Ѕ†עLIżєĎ VïФLєחcE

                                                                                            Looking through the comments, I feel like I'm the only one that wasn't scared of the dealership and walked away with a fair price. Nice staff, excellent vehicle, some negotiating and an overall great experience. Managed to knock off thousands by simply working with my sales rep. Didn't get any extras and will return for service. Modest dealers do exist, it just might take a minute to find them.

                                                                                            • Ant Banderas
                                                                                              Ant Banderas  1 months back

                                                                                              only when i'm pushing the break down to slow down or stop. I hear a squeaking noise coming from inside the cab Tacoma passengers side A/C vent. what could this be?

                                                                                              • Bryan G
                                                                                                Bryan G  1 months back

                                                                                                I agree with Scotty a lot but he’s somewhat wrong about leasing. It’s simply an equation, does the math fit your life or not? New car every 2 or 3 years then definitely lease. Also cars like Toyota’s and Honda’s lease wayyyyyy better than crappy cars because they retain value. My last 2 Civics would’ve been cheaper to lease then buy then if I actually bought them outright. My last Civic had almost $1000 in positive equity towards the next one as a trade in. Also if you lease, Gap insurance is included, and you can often find especially with Honda, true first payment down only leases. That means if you agree on say $249 a month then that is your first payment, no tax no anything, just make sure they actually say that in writing. There’s no benefit to putting a down payment on a lease if you can avoid it.