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M.J. vs. Bmw Of Schererville

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Major screw up at BMW of Schereville

M. J. vs. Bmw Of Schererville
1400 US Highway 41, Schererville, Indiana, 46375-1314, United States
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    • Claim #: 2489413
    • Amount Involved: 714.24
    • Filed On: Apr 30, 2018
    • Posted On: May 11, 2018
    • Complaint(s):
      • Bad business practices
      • Problem with a product
      • Customer service runarounds
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Statement of Claim
Claimant says:
"I purchased a new car from BMW of Schererville, IN on June 30, 2017. The purchase also included PermaPlate Protection. I purchased the PermaPlate Protection based on the information described to me by the financial representative Ms. Kathy Fioretti (also of BMW of Schererville, IN).

Ms. Fioretti stated that the dealership would send my car to a certified entity for this process "to make sure it is done right." She went on to say that "they work with PermaPlate companies that specialize in this type of detail to ensure that it is done properly." Unfortunately, THIS IS NOT WHAT WAS DONE! I received a bait and switch deal. Some kind of wax was improperly applied to my car at BMW of Schereville.

An appointment was scheduled for me on July 12th to bring my car for this service to which I complied and I was told that it would take one full day. My vehicle was not sent out for this service as I was promised and paid for. Some form of wax was placed on my car at their dealership. The wax placed on my care was improperly applied and improperly removed (bait and switch).When it rained, my car had a "chalky-like appearance." I immediately contacted the BMW of Schererville Service Department, after noticing the chalky-like appearance to speak with “Joe” the representative who managed the service of my car.

After leaving several voice mails for “Joe”, he never returned any of my calls. After being fed-up with such horrible customer service, I went to dealership on July 22 to show them what my car looked like.

The employees were extremely rude. I asked for the General Manager, and was given the runaround (I was told he wasn’t there, they can’t find him etc.).  At this point, (and being totally frustrated), I finally spoke with the sale person (whom I purchased my car from), Jennifer Johnson. Ms. Johnson instructed me to speak with Kathy Fioretti the financial representative (I felt like I was getting the run-a-round, I was not asked to speak with anyone else when I was purchasing the car, so why do I need to speak with someone else now?) Kathy told me that maybe Brett Uphues could assist me. He accused me of applying something to my car and told me “this is why we sent the car out so this won’t happen. I never received any assistance. A person by the name of Williams Laboy their “BME Genius” did however; have my car washed. He also told me in a very hostile manner “don’t take this any farther.">He stated it twice. I felt very intimidated.

I called the corporate office (BMW of North America) and filed a complaint.
They told me I had to work with the dealership and to speak with the service manager. I called the service manager (Jim Karl) and spoke to him.
He listened to my issues and stated that he would return my call. He did not return my calls. He was never in the office or was unavailable. I received a call from Jennifer Johnson. Ms. Johnson was the sale representative who sold me the car and stated that she was told “to deal with me”. I informed her that I purchased a product (PermaPlate), and I want the cost for PermaPlate protection removed from my purchase cost without my payment rate changing, because I did not get what I purchased. She said she would get back to me. As of (April 2, 2018), I have not heard from Ms. Johnson, Ms. Fioretti, the service manager (Jim Karl), or any individual of BMW of Schererville, IN or BMW of North America.

I’m a victim of bait and switch. It is totally unfair for me to pay for a service that was not rendered. In conclusion, I’m demanding that BMW of Schererville, IN remove that cost from my bill and that my rate does not change.  According to the corporate office, the PermaPlate cost goes to the dealership, not the corporate office. I don’t understand this response. BMW of Schererville, IN in my opinion is guilty of deception. Can you help? I have no faith (or trust) in BMW of Schererville, IN and I’m getting the run-around.
I need your help in getting a resolution.

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  • 06-30-2017 — Bait and Switch date
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1. Remove from the cost of purchase without changing my rate May 31, 2018 $714.24
Cash total : $714.24
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Sean Hames commented
Sean Hames (Comment):
"Does the company have proof that the services were performed?"
 (6 years ago)

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  • Contributed Solution: by Lauren Durant On 06-14-2021
    I suggest, if you have it in writing, posting the page where it states that you paid for this service you didn't get on social media and tagging him personally and professionally. A lot. Eventually, he will want you to stop telling the truth about him. Also, contact a local news channel and ask that they investigate his business. Research the business online for other complaints for a pattern of behavior. The more complaints you find about his business, the better for you. Especially when you screenshot those and post them to social media.
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  • Contributed Solution: by Zbigniew Malecki On 11-24-2018
    Make PermaPlate Protection at the expense of BMW of Schererville in a specialist workshop and as an additional compensation, reduce the cost of the rate.
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  • Contributed Solution: by Ilya Kisel On 06-27-2018
    Согласен с Истцом. Я считаю, что необходимо подавать в суд, что вам оплатили убытки безвозмездно, плюс моральная компенсация и компенсация за грубое отношение сотрудников.
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  • Contributed Solution: by Sophie Blythe On 05-14-2018
    PermaPlate appears to be a proprietary brand/process. Claimant should complain to them. More...
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