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Gladys Colbert vs. West Grand River Auto 7501 Grand River Det. Mi. (Sal 313-414-1278 &Ryan 313-585-1166)

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G. C. vs. West Grand River Auto
    • Status: In Negotiation
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    • Claim #: 2455164
    • Amount Involved: 5,000.00
    • Filed On: Mar 21, 2017
    • Posted On: May 19, 2017
    • Complaint(s):
      • Bad business practices
      • Overcharge or billing error
      • "I just feel ripped off."
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Statement of Claim
Claimant says:
"You advertised a 20% discount for senoir citizens yet you have denied me this , for the last 2 car repairs i've had there. you have charged me for repairs that to this day have not been taken care of.i would appreciate the respect, service, and monies due me a.s.a.p. let's try to squash this outside of small claims court ??? the ball is in your court, for now."
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Additional Communication Between Claimant and West Grand River Auto Hide
  • Apr 26, 2017, Claiming party added:
  • I paid $650.00 for a muffler, manifold,shift tube, and exhaust studs. I also paid $185.00 for a power steering pump. the pump is now leaking. it wasn't leaking when I took it in.. I took it to another shop for the oil change plus I wanted to see what they had did. well,they didn't c give me any new parts they sealed the muffler the power steering pump is rusted out they didn'do anything to the shift tube.. they just been giving me the run around HELP!!!

  • May 08, 2017, Claiming party added:
  • grand river auto lured me into their shop with a big neon sign out front "SENIORS 20% OFF! I paid them $650.00 to replace a muffler, manifold, exhaust studs, gear shift tube. As well as $185.00 for a power steering pump. My car was out of commission for three weeks! The power steering pump was still leaking and there was no difference in the function of the shifting problem I was having. I took it to another shop!, where they showed me that I still had my original parts! They had just been sealed and/or patched up! To this da my power steering pump still leaks!! Nothings right! Nor did I get my "so called 20% discount!!! DO NOT DEAL WITH GRAND RIVER AUTO (GRAND RIVER/LOTHROP) near WEST GRAND RIVER they WILL RIP YOU OFF!!!

What Claimant Wants Hide
Message from Claimant: I WANT A TOTAL OF $5,000.00 MY $$$ BACK! pLUS, PUNITIVE DAMAGES!
1. my $$$ back PLUS $5,000.00 punitive daMAGES May 23, 2017 $5,000.00
Cash total : $5,000.00
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Respondent's Counteroffer

There has been no response to this claim from West Grand River Auto. This claim will remain posted until resolved
Offer History
Mar 21, 2017
Claimant's Terms of Settlement to West Grand River Auto
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  • Contributed Solution: by alex jumaa On 12-26-2017
    They gave him an awesome deal .he should not be Colbert you should be thankful to them.i am in this line of work I would not have done all that work under 1000 bucks
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Is this a fair resolution?
  • Question: by Sal Wazni — Online mediator
  • On: 05-21-2017
  • Oh one more question your blower motor resistor for your Expedition as $189 and we had change that we showed you the old pary  it is working we change your right in front of your mechanics face and then AutoZone Aloha turn $89 we paid for it your whole bill will $600 for a manifold blower motor resistor power steering pump but for $600 that's barely even look for the parts because you were crying maybe that's because you were drunk I don't know but now you want $5,000 go ahead and play the lottery trial 5000 for $1 straight that will pay you $5,000
  • Question: by Sal Wazni — Online mediator
  • On: 05-21-2017
  • Can you please post your receipt on here so that I could explain and go through everything for you I will give you a $200 in cash just to see your receipt online I don't want to put it up there because that's your public information but I asked you to get three estimates you can bring one so I got 3 for you and you will $5,000 y/y 5000 for what reason why don't you try playing the lottery site shame on you and please stop calling and harassing us call all the B words and the f word and you are on recording saying you want to blow up the place now that is a federal offense would you like to play the record would you like me to play the recording shame on you shame on you shame on you
  • Comment: by Sal Wazni — Online mediator
  • On: 05-21-2017
  • And about your comment the 30% off the sign says 20% off in digital leg you cannot read or maybe you were drunk that's the joke there 20% off of 30 you read the sign would you like a picture of it cuz I sure can send it off I-16 camera video
  • Comment: by Sal Wazni — Online mediator
  • On: 05-21-2017
  • Post a picture of your receipt and I will show you we did not charge you for a muffler we charge you for exhaust manifold with bolts you said Chuck Muffler and we checked it you could not afford it shift tube you said check you could not afford it he said just worry about the manifold and the and the power steering pump you came in later and we did it you brought here mechanic and he said it was raining here and there was a long weekend from not the power center ball from the low side pressure line power steering we fix it for you for free what else do you want please post your receipt
  • Comment: by Sal Wazni — Online mediator
  • On: 05-21-2017
  • You put you a brand new power steering pump on you brought that back three weeks later and it was a lively can and we fix the line for you for free the guy who you were with was a mechanic we lift it up the truck you said yes that was a new pump and he seen the only old rusty line and I went and fixed it for free no charge
  • Question: by Sal Wazni — Online mediator
  • On: 05-21-2017
  • My question is do you want me to post everything you did and all the pictures online and the video and the audio will that help you
  • Question: by Sal Wazni — Online mediator
  • On: 05-21-2017
  • My question is to you can you bring me one estimate for all the work we did they say it will be 600 or cheaper when I got 3 saying it's well over $1,400 and what do you want $5,000 for we gave you a ride with pick you up and we even the extra work for no charges that we notice and you2 best to stop drinking stop trying to ask for $5,000 for what car listen to the recording gear
  • Question: by Sal Wazni — Online mediator
  • On: 05-21-2017
  • Can you read the side and good face 20% off not 30 and we gave you well over 50 60% off even and we didn't work for you and didn't charge we got 16 cameras at our shop we have you on every camera flipping out there walking off to the liquor store to buy wine and you said I need a drink alcohol does not make you settle your problems communication does and you're claiming you want $5,000 from us was that for really shame on you all shop should be aware of you and whoever would like to hear the video I will post it online and they could decide for them so
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