• Report: #384515

Complaint Review: Polaroid

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  • Submitted: Fri, October 24, 2008
  • Updated: Fri, October 24, 2008

  • Reported By:Lyons Ohio
Polaroid
4400 Baker Rd Minnetonka, Minnesota U.S.A.

Polaroid A bad television is an abuse of goodwill Minnetonka Minnesota

*Author of original report: not alone

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Polaroid was a name meaning good quality products, Not any more. Although they have a one year warranty, after that one year the parts are almost non-existent when it comes to repairs.
Most of the replacement boards are 50% of the original cost of the television.
They do not answer letters. Phone calls are routed via a recording, No humans answer.
The repairman said he has three televisions (Polaroids) waiting for parts for six months and under extended warranties. He recommended I put my TV in the dumpster and buy a television from another manufacturer. I leave it sitting in the basement in the hopes that Polaroid will get a concience and at least communicate with their customers. Or better yet someone will start a class action suit against Polaroid.
The TV is: FLM323BLCD, a 32 inch flat screen. Mywife is sick that we wasted $750 on a TV that lasted 16 months.
I am 63 and have had several televisions but never had one that died in less than 5 years. I have never had a product from a major manufacturer that was so poor the manufacturer was embarassed to talk to me about thier lousy product. Avoid all Polaroid products.

Paul
Lyons, Ohio
U.S.A.

This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 10/24/2008 01:41 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Polaroid/Minnetonka-Minnesota-55343/Polaroid-A-bad-television-is-an-abuse-of-goodwill-Minnetonka-Minnesota-384515. 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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AUTHOR: Paul - (U.S.A.)

I also contacted a website called, fixya.com. There are probably hundreds of similar complaints about Polaroid televisions and the control modules.
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