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Complaint Review: Mike's Garage
Mike's Garage596 Old Dixie Hwy Vero Beach, Florida U.S.A.
Mike's Garage Tried to sell me a new engine because vehicle wouldn't start Vero Beach Florida
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At this point they charged me $40 for their "diagnosis" because I didn't want their services anymore and told me that I had been a problem customer ever since I had walked in the door and I shouldn't question their mechanic because he had 35 years experience. Even after I paid the $40 they didn't want to put my vehicle outside their gate, and told me to call AAA again if I wanted it towed. Well, finally it did get towed to another mechanic.
Well what do you know. It didn't need a new engine. The distributor cap had gone bad, that's why it had stalled and would not get a spark to restart, not because there were phantom bubbles blowing into the radiator. These scammers thought I would not get a second opinion because they effectively had my vehicle hostage inside their gates and would not release it without me calling AAA to have it towed. I reported this to AAA, but they said that they had no control over the garage, just the towing service.
STAY AWAY from this garage.
Vero Beach, Florida
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 12/11/2007 06:56 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Mikes-Garage/Vero-Beach-Florida-32960/Mikes-Garage-Tried-to-sell-me-a-new-engine-because-vehicle-wouldnt-start-Vero-Beach-Flor-290773. 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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