- Report: #213772
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Complaint Review: Mid City Auto Salvage, Mid West Auto Salvage
Mid City Auto Salvage, Mid West Auto Salvage2431 N 30 St Milwaukee, Wisconsin U.S.A.
Mid West Auto Salvage Sold me a defective engine and replaced with another defective one Ripoff Milwaukee Wisconsin
*Consumer Comment: MID WEST AUTO RECYCLING, Milwaukee Wisconsin
*UPDATE Employee: source code
*Consumer Comment: Midwest Auto Recyclers.
*UPDATE Employee: wrong company
*Author of original report: Update to Rick
*UPDATE Employee: wrong company
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From June 28 until July 20th, many phone calls were placed, along with one fax and then several emails regarding the matter. Then, either that next week or the following, a customer service agent by the name of Shawn returned one of the voice messages and advised a replacement engine would be shipped. I explicitly confirmed verbally with Shawn that the engine would be tested and started as I did not want another bad engine. He said it would be tested. I also confirmed with Shawn that the bad engine was not to be returned to Mid-City Auto Salvage, but instead, that I should sell it and use the money to help offset the cost of labor to install the replacement engine.
The engine was shipped and received on August 9th and then installed on August 12th. On August 15th, I inquired the status of the install. At that time, the mechanic informed me the replacement had a bad head gasket. The oil left in the engine was milky and when the car was run with a new thermostat, it ran hot. Now, in my possession, I have 2 non-functional engines and over $1000 in labor charges.
Thanks Shawn, for your extreme rudeness and clever theft. Wish I had read the report a long time ago.
I checked out the new website, midwestautorecycling.com/ and found it is the duplicate of midcityautosalvage.com/ Clever to try to hide behind a new name, you should have at least changed the website you fraudulent jerks!
Checked out the ownership records of the website.
Mid City Auto Salvage
2431 N. 30th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53210
Domain Name: MIDWESTAUTORECYCLING.COM
mid city auto
2431 n.30 street
milwaukee, wi 53210
Domain Name: MIDCITYAUTOSALVAGE.COM
Walcott, North Dakota
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This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 10/02/2006 11:18 AM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Mid-City-Auto-Salvage-Mid-West-Auto-Salvage/Milwaukee-Wisconsin-53210/Mid-West-Auto-Salvage-Sold-me-a-defective-engine-and-replaced-with-another-defective-one-R-213772. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.
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