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AAMCO - Disrespectufl, Untruthful, Belligerant

Posted: 2014-12-30 by    Ins0mnia
Complaint Rating:  0 % with 0 votes
I wasn't only duped, I was accosted and assaulted. This was probably the worst experience I've had in recent memory. Honestly, I still can't believe what happened. 2 years ago I had the transmission in my F150 rebuilt at this shop. At the time, I was debating whether to do the work or just trade it in. The salesman who is also the manager, Vince, convinced me to do the work and promised that I would not have any problems after the work was done and a great warranty if I did. He claimed that he had 3 F150's and he knew exactly how to fix it. Under 2 years and only 9000 miles later...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States Complaint category Car Service Centers

AAMCO - Alabama, Birmingham - Totally ripped off

Posted: 2013-11-04 by    Jason Sweatman
Complaint Rating:  0 % with 0 votes
I gave them my '1993 Christler New Yorker that was not shifting into some of the gears in which I was charged and paid in full the amount ask which was approximately $1, 300.00 with a ninety day warranty that the car would shift properly. and I have had the car broke down before I ever got it home the first time and it's been towed at my expense a total of four times in less than those 90 days that were warranted. He has refused to give me my money back. So I had my attorney Mark Erdberg call him due to his illegitament practices.. My wife as the only bread winner has lost her job due...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States, Alabama, Birmingham Complaint category Car Service Centers

AAMCO - Delaware, Bear - car

Posted: 2013-09-30 by    Rochelle I Pratt
Complaint Rating:  0 % with 0 votes
My car was running, after two hours, Larry TOLD me to move my car and I will need a tow truck, because AAMCO wasnt able to get my car running anymore, and billed my debt care $284.09 also, offered me to take an AAMCO loan out of $2300.00 and then AAMCO would fix my car. ALL CUSTOMERS STAY AWAY FROM BEAR AAMCO. THEY ARE RIPP OFF !!! Yes I am sueing... and took my car to REDS AND SON, MY CAR IS IN RUNNING GREAT CONDITION....
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States, Delaware, Bear Complaint category Cars, Parts & Vehicles

AAMCO - Delaware, Bear - Poor Customer Service

Posted: 2013-09-20 by    cdde61
Complaint Rating:  0 % with 0 votes
My wife & I just spent over $6000 for transmission repairs @ your Bear, DE shop. She picked up the vehicle on 9/19. While driving back to work she stopped at a store & the vehicle would not turn off. She immediately called the shop & was told some one would call her back. She never received a call. The vehicle eventually turned off by itself.
I called the shop @ 0815 on 9/20 & was told by Larry he never received a call. He said he would arrange to have the vehicle towed.
My wife then called to finalize the arrangements & was told by Larry since I turned down the option of having a...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States, Delaware, Bear Complaint category Car Service Centers

AAMCO - Maryland, Bel Air - Incompetence

Posted: 2012-10-15 by    jill0101
Complaint Rating:  100 % with 1 votes
Thursday, August 2nd, 2012: Contacted Mark at Aamco at 12:30 p.m. with our approval for rebuilt transmission.

Friday, August 10th: We picked up the car from Aamco and balance due paid in full. The check engine light came on during the drive home with the transmission slipping between 2nd and 3rd gear.

Monday, August 13th: We dropped the car off at Aamco after hours; used the drop box.

Friday, August 17th: We picked up the car from Aamco. Check engine light came on while driving home, transmission again shifting hard and slipping between 2nd and 3rd gear....
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States, Maryland, Bel Air Complaint category Car Service Centers

AAMCO - Washington, Olympia - poor service

Posted: 2012-07-19 by    Lacey Wa.
Complaint Rating:  100 % with 2 votes
I was lied to 5 times on one repair. I brought my Dodge van in for a tranny repair for the 5th time. It goes out about every 20k. I told Damien the last time I dropped it off I had to wait 2 weeks to get it back. He said no way 2 days tops. First lie. So I called to see if it was ready he says no Ive been trying to get a hold of you to sign a paper.Second lie. They hadnt even started to work on it yet. He says I need you to sign a paper so I can start work and as soon as you do it will be done next day. Third lie. So I go down to sign paper and he said yep Ill have it to ya in 3 days.Forth lie....
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States, Washington, Olympia Complaint category Car Service Centers

AAMCO - Washington, Everett - Uneducated Mechanics trying to double charge for the same problem

Posted: 2012-06-13 by    Mrs Siva
Complaint Rating:  100 % with 1 votes
My air conditioner made this clunking sound when we turned it on. and didn't work so I brought in my 2002 Chevy Tahoe to their location and 1st Rob the Mgr called me after having our car for 3 HOURS FOR AN ESTIMATE and says the Tahoe was in perfect working condition after they ran it through their 5 point inspection I said no no no I had to explain what was wrong with it again? he then calls us back and says nothing is wrong I asked him If I had to physically show him myself Rob says I would. I physically had to walk back into the shop and show him he then told me it would cost between 400-500...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States, Washington, Everett Complaint category Car Service Centers

AAMCO - Florida, Bradenton - scam artist

Posted: 2012-06-06 by    steve cavrich
Complaint Rating:  0 % with 0 votes
gary otto cant be trusted cortez aamco must be shutdown bad bizz the man is a shameful lying man no good man baaaaaaadddddd bbbbiiiizzzzzzzness stay away people cortez aamco hey gary gods watching u lying no goodman...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States, Florida, Bradenton Complaint category Car Service Centers

AAMCO - They don't seem to be very good at repairing transmissions

Posted: 2012-06-05 by    Laberde
Complaint Rating:  0 % with 0 votes
Took vehicle in transmission gone 6/1/11. Did a complete rebuild for $2495.00. Picked up car 6/17/11 Didn't get 10 miles up I95 and transmission went bad again. Yesterday 7/10/11 transmission blew seal and was so hot it set vehicle on fire. Had to call fire department. Service was totally worthless. Now have to pay to rebuild transmission again and repair fire damage. Call me 864-886-8469. Of course I was stuck on the highway in the middle of a long distance trip and didn't have the advantage of being able to ask for referrals and wasn't familiar with any other transmission businesses...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States Complaint category Cars, Parts & Vehicles

AAMCO - Washington, Olympia - The worst service in car repair

Posted: 2012-04-20 by    Olyming
Complaint Rating:  100 % with 1 votes
I had a transmission service in AAMCO, Olympia on Nov 11, 2011. After 4 months, I found its leaking. I went back to them on April 17, 2012. The store manager said it was not their responsibilities. After checking records, I found the mileage AMMCO put on my transmission service was wrong. So It looks like my car ran 110, 000 miles in 4 months. Later, the manager said my has a 'small leak' and the technician had tied the gasket for me. But in fact, they did not fix the problem. In 2 days, the transmission fluid dropped from 3 qtr to 2 qtr (small leak?) Today I had to spend $120 to ask another...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States, Washington, Olympia Complaint category Car Service Centers

AAMCO - Unprofessional Service

Posted: 2011-12-31 by    Jean02
Complaint Rating:  100 % with 1 votes
On 12/8/2011 I had my 1999 Mazda 626 towed to AAMCO in Roslindale, MA using the free towing and diagnostic test that was offered, to have the transmission rebuilt. I went over to AAMCO and spoke to Ted who said he would look at it and call me back later that day. Before leaving I asked how long the work would take Ted told me I would have the car back before the end of the following week. Ted did not call me back that day, so I called Ted 12/9/2011, to find out what was going on, how much it was going to cost. When we spoke over the phone Ted told me the work was coming along good, and I should...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States Complaint category Car Service Centers

AAMCO - Scam

Posted: 2011-10-27 by    ANONYM
Complaint Rating:  0 % with 0 votes
Bringing my car into this AAMCO was the worst experience with any business that I have ever had. I spoke withthe owner Vijay last week and told him my situation. My speedometer stopped working and the day it stopped working I noticed my check engine light would go on about ten minutes into driving and shut off everytime I turned the car off. AAMCO advertisment states that they will check and diagnose the "check engine light for free promotion." After speaking with Vjay many times on whn to bring the car in I took a day off and brought it in. I called about two hours before to make sure...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States Complaint category Cars, Parts & Vehicles

AAMCO - Don't deal with this company

Posted: 2011-10-25 by    Ilodde
Complaint Rating:  0 % with 0 votes
The transmission on my 2008 Ford Focus was damaged by my son trying to pull my car out of the mud. He was not covered under my insurance so therefore I was stuck paying out of pocket. Ford quoted me 5, 000 to get my car repaired, because of my financial situation I shopped around. I located a company on the internet by the name of TranmissionCiti.com. They assured me that there was a lifetime guarantee on their work, and that they could rebuild my transmission for 2991.00. That included everything. I was so desperate that I neither did research on this company, nor did I shop further. I just wanted...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States Complaint category Cars, Parts & Vehicles

AAMCO - Arizona, Tucson - sales tricks

Posted: 2011-10-15 by    jeff branch
Complaint Rating:  100 % with 2 votes
I had a transmission issue and took it to the shop on Golf Links. They would not give me any estimate. Could be something minor, they told me. They claimed they had to take out the transmission and inspect it though which was five hundred bucks, before they could tell me anything even though they are the "transmission experts". The five hundred was not to actually fix anything, just to sneak a peek. I was desperate so I agreed to it. Then they come back and tell me oh geez, it will be three thousand dollars. But don't worry - if you don't want to pay we will put it back in your...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States, Arizona, Tucson Complaint category Car Service Centers

AAMCO - Florida - My trucks test drive

Posted: 2011-09-23 by    morgan c.
Complaint Rating:  0 % with 1 votes
I just found out that my truck that the mechanics were inspecting was used to take other customers home who had dropped off their cars. What the heck would have happened if they wrecked???...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States, Florida Complaint category Car Service Centers

AAMCO - New Jersey, Linden - lied about everything

Posted: 2011-07-21 by    Christina116
Complaint Rating:  50 % with 2 votes
I am very disappointed in the service that this "so called business" provided or did not provide in that matter. On July 2, 2011 which was a Saturday I called this location to see if I can get an estimate or idea to see roughly how much a repair to a transmission would run. I spoke to Jose. He stated that he could not provide a price over the phone and that he would like for me to come in and bring the vehicle so he can see what the issue with the transmission is. We brought the car in on Tuesday July 6th at 8am like he asked. Jose said that he would not charge us to look at the vehicle...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States, New Jersey, Linden Complaint category Car Service Centers

AAMCO - Florida, Fort Walton Beach - Avoid this shop

Posted: 2011-07-20 by    AFwife98
Complaint Rating:  0 % with 0 votes
Beware of the Aamco transmission shop in FWB! This place is a full fledged scam that will make up repairs that your vehicle is in need of and then make excuses for why the original problem still exists all the while still expecting payment for the unnecessary fix.

We brought in our Expedition for rear end clunking, our warranty company told us that Aamco will except the warranty company's payment amount. So we think great no out of pocket costs...think again. Aamco said that the rear end needed to be rebuilt and received approval from our warranty company for the work($1200)....
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States, Florida, Fort Walton Beach Complaint category Car Service Centers

AAMCO - Oregon, Newport - Didn't offer services they claimed to offer

Posted: 2011-04-03 by    Deegurrl83
Complaint Rating:  0 % with 0 votes
I called Aamco because they were the only transmission shop within 60 miles of my residence. I spoke with a guy over the phone who asked what my car was doing. I told him that the vehicle was driving normal, had never had any transmission issues whatsoever, the fluid was normal level and suddenly the overdrive light started blinking, about 30 seconds later the vehicle began to rev up, jump and shift into the next gear everytime it would shift. As I said I had no prior warning of this happening because my car hasn't had problems. The Aamco employee told me that it sounded like my car (98 Ford...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States, Oregon, Newport Complaint category Cars, Parts & Vehicles

AAMCO - Pennsylvania, Philadelphia - transmission work?

Posted: 2011-03-21 by    hankerson814
Complaint Rating:  100 % with 1 votes
Took my van on Feb.21 2011 to look at transmission .They said leave it, when the finally called 2days later they said need we needed a trans we said "ok" do the work need a $750 dep. they got it. Kept calling they were waiting on parts order wrong ones.Oh we order 2wheel drive & My husband told them it was 4wheel drive.We had a rental car for 14days.Well we got our van back on March7, 2011 after driving it for a day notice sounds come from under the hood.Took itback looked at it yes some volts were still missing.We took it dealer they gave us a report of whats wrong have to keep taking...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Complaint category Cars, Parts & Vehicles

AAMCO - Better stay away from Aamco

Posted: 2011-03-15 by    Hamler
Complaint Rating:  0 % with 0 votes
I had taken my car to Aamco to have the transmission replaced in July. They gave me a quote that seemed a little high and I couldn’t afford it at the time, so I bought a transmission with a 101 day warranty and took it to them to install. They told me it would take about a week till they could get around to it.

I was fine with that except I called everyday and they kept telling me it would be done tomorrow. After a week and a half, the guy tells me that transmission wouldn’t work, because it was $1, 100 and a 30 day warranty but they wouldn’t put it in writing.
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States Complaint category Cars, Parts & Vehicles

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