- Report: #1078044
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Complaint Review: Mr. Tire
Mr. Tire21730 Great Mills Rd Lexington Park, Maryland USA
Mr. Tire Contaminated brake fluid Lexington Park Maryland
*General Comment: An Industry Insider talks about BRAKES
*General Comment: Just curious.
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Mr. Tire has always serviced my car. Recently my brakes locked up, towed car to the dealer where they discovered calipers where locked. Needed new calipers brake shoes rotars, master cylinder and all rubber parts, lines etc. Come to find out they said my brake fluid was contaminated, possibly with power steering fluid. Also I found out When Mr. tire replaced my brakes 2 years ago they never bled the brake fluid, therefore the fluid could have been contaminated due to age, even thought I paid $500 to have them put on new brakes. Final outcome was repairs could have cost up to 4700.00 plus dollars. My car was 10 yrs. old but only had 78,000 miles. The age of the car was not worth putting that kind of money into it with it's warranty up next month, so I felt I had no choice but to buy a new car. I lost 2,000 ton 2.500 on my trade and Mr. Tire would not take any responsiblity. They said they could have fixed it cheaper and Toyota was ripping me off trying to guilt me into buying a new car. What they should have done was get involved when I called them and fixed the car at no charge being this was there fault. Now I am making car payments that I really can't afford due to other unexpected expenses I have. I will never use Mr. Tire again and I will be sure to let everyone I know about my experience. I have already heard of some horror stories with various Mr. Tire stores. These people make a lot of money and have a lot of my money due to the years of service I have given them. They should stand behind their work and at least pay me the money I am out for my trade. That is the least that they can do.
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 08/22/2013 07:31 AM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Mr-Tire/Lexington-Park-Maryland-20653/Mr-Tire-Contaminated-brake-fluid-Lexington-Park-Maryland-1078044. 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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