Gentleman of the board, I present to you my unfortunate discoveries as an owner. Names and names of places will be withheld, as I don't care to slander the unfortunate parties associated for posterity on the world wide web. Let this serve as a warning to those who take their cars in for service. Now I am mechanically inclined, and work on my own car whenever I can. The stack of records I have in my hand are all from an authorized Ferrari Dealer up north. I will now list everything I found that the dealer did incorrectly: 1. Replaced my plastic radiator drain plug with a metal one. (Don't do this, because your plastic radiator will crack. Ask me how I know.) 2. Plugged the license plate lights into a cat ECU instead of the plug with 12V power. 3. Tightened hose clamps in a way that allowed them to rub and dig into hoses - fuel and cooling hoses. 4. Failed to draw down vacuum and replace the a/c drier after the last engine out. So, the a/c didn't blow cold. Thank you, Ferrari Dealer up north! When I first got my car I knew nothing about working on it or ferrarichat, so I took it to an independent shop to look into a check engine light and a frozen roof that was stuck halfway. This is what they did incorrectly: 1. Misdiagnosed the check engine light. Told me P1448 was an alarm error code. It is of course, not. 2. Not knowing anything at the time, I agreed to wire my bypass valve open since it was "not working". Instead of wiring it open they wired it closed! 3. Returned my car with a broken windshield. They fixed the top, but the idiot tech who proudly demonstrated the now working top let the top slam down on the cowl instead of catching the roof every time! If you do this, your windshield will probably crack too! So far, the guys who have experience working on Ferraris who worked on my car are indeed, mostly idiots. Thank you! Independent Exotic Shop! So I take my car to get the windshield replaced... to a guy who does dealer work for lambo, bentley, ferrari.... he replaces my windshield, but uses regular masking tape to mask. When he peels the tape off my car, it takes some of the clearcoat with it! He insists this is not normal. I insist this is why we use blue masking tape with reduced adhesive. He insists the car has been repainted with poor materials. I know it hasn't on the windshield frame. It is all factory. Thank you, Mr. Windshield man, for fixing up my car some more! I then take my car to a Ferrari dealer in Florida for some paintwork, and pay out of pocket for "top of the line work". This is what I get instead: 1. Parking lights and turn signal bulbs in the wrong position. Nobody bothered to test it after it was done! 2. Driver side door striker was moved outward 1/2 an inch creating an ugly gap between the body and the door. I did not give the car to them like that and sure as hell wonder how nobody noticed this. I did. I made them fix it. Of course, the paint was chipped around it when they were done. 3. Composite pieces under the hood were cracked. (The covers that line the front trunk.) They are quite fragile and brittle if you've ever worked with them, but shouldn't the ferrari dealer of all places know how to take them apart carefully without cracking them? Of course not. 4. Kid detailing my car when I picked it up was washing the car like somebody who doesn't know how to wash a car. I took delivery with swirl marks and water spots all over my car. I sure didn't give it to them like this. Thank you, ferrari dealer in Florida! There's more... but these are just the highlights. I have now gone over the car completely, looking for poor work and fixing it. What shoddy work remains undiscovered on your cars? What mechanical failures occur because someone didn't fix it right or was careless? Who do you trust?