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    If you are considering buyback which cars are you looking at as replacements?

    I had my buyback in December ‘16. At that time we wanted a plug-in and got a Volt. When time came to get another car we decided to come back to VW. Picked up an Atlas with 2.0 in April. Loved it until May 4. Connecting rod bearing disintegrated. At least now I have fresh engine. ? Hopefully get...
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    How long after buyback closing is a bank loan paid off?

    Turn in 12/23 Paid off 1/10 Wells Fargo Amount the same as offer from payoff quote in November.
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    Did anyone get the chase e-mail today?

    Received last night without issue.
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    Where the buyback cars go

    LOL. Hopefully my 81 Z28 will be there instead.
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    Buyback COMPLETED Car is now in Dealership Lot

    While maybe not part of the buyback itself, someone is directing the rep to put owners in front of sales. I just think it shouldn't happen.
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    Buyback COMPLETED Car is now in Dealership Lot

    Seeing more than one post stating that the Settlement Specialist is directing owners to speak with someone from the dealership is troubling. No one should have to speak with anyone in sales as part of the process.
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    Poll: Have your buyback documents been accepted

    Thanksgiving and the day before and after.
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    Timeline after offer is notarized?

    The offer is formatted for A4 paper. Widely used everywhere but North America. One last opportunity for VW to say **** You to everyone.
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    Poll: Have your buyback documents been accepted

    Actually 22 from 11/1 which is the date for the start.
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    At what point does the auditor enter the process?

    From the report by Ankura. On the first business day after Volkswagen determines a claim is complete, a separate ten-business-day review period begins (the “second ten-business-day review period”). Within that second ten-business-day review period, Volkswagen’s eligibility (or ineligibility)...
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    Timeline after offer is notarized?

    They are working faster. Docs 9-18 Accepted 10-18 Offer 12-2(returned same day) Appointment email 12-6 Buyback 12-23 Third party loan.
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    Buyback COMPLETED Car is now in Dealership Lot

    If they receive a greater amount than is owed they will send you a refund. It happens every day.
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    If you are considering buyback which cars are you looking at as replacements?

    Bloody hell. Need a 27" screen to see that picture. Never mind. Fixed lol
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    Turn-In Condition Thread!

    All condition requirements remain for leased vehicles.
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