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Tire Review/Upsell
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Rating: 2/51
HUDSON, FLORIDA -- So I looked this tire up online, the Walmart site says it in stock. So go to the store here in Hudson FL, associate says to me we don't have that tire in stock. Show this number 0005134213025 to Walmart associate to find this item in your store. She didn't even know what it was. Then show her the size 205/55R16 she punches it in says we don't have it in stock. So look around the store for a while get out my cell double check my info sure enough site says it in stock.

So go back to the tire center. Look around look up way up see my tire there six of them in stock on the shelf. So say to the lady that's the tire right there. I say get your manager, she does, people standing around waiting. So the tire shows up for like $115 on their computer. Say to the manager this is the tire I came for, show it to her on my cell for $58. There is like six people standing waiting. Low and behold my car is done with different tire after all they didn't have the tire in stock (RIGHT MY FOOT). So ended up buying tire for $69, management wouldn't even admit the error. So this guy in line about 50 or 60 shows me printout of the tire he is buying, he says next time bring in the printout. Guess that's what I have to do next time. Needless to say watch for the upsell at Walmart.
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Tired of Waiting
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Rating: 2/51
I am disappointed with Wal-Mart. I shop there quite a bit for groceries and small items but when it comes time for a big purchase item, they fail every time. This time I saw a very well priced futon sofa bed for 175$ that I need to get. It was disassembled in a very large heavy box that I would need assistance with ( a flatbed cart or wheeler) there was no-one around so I went up to the electronic department and let the lady there know I needed help and could she page someone for me.

I went back and waited 5-10 min and nobody came. I went back two more times and asked her to page for assistance. After more than twenty minutes of waiting I gave up and left. That's the Wal-Mart story with big purchases, there's never anyone to help you.
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localgod on 05/28/2013:
Thin margins workforce reduction = DIY.
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No problem. Really?
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Rating: 5/51
BUTLER, PENNSYLVANIA -- Yes Really. A tire technician dinged my Porche rims when mounting new tires (and, yes WalMart can get you the best rated sport tires at the best price). The technician could easily have hidden the damage, only for me to discover in daylight on a dry day, and then they could have denied the cause... but that's not what happened.

The WalMart technician was honest, and Brian the store manager, hooked me up with the WalMart insurance company, and I was more than fairly compensated for the repair. Perfectly handled.

That was Sam Walton's way, and I see it still is. If WalMart causes damage or injury they make you whole. If they didn't, and you are trying to scam WalMart, expect a fight... and expect to lose. That is the way it should be.

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madconsumer on 03/27/2013:
this is excellent customer service!!

I read far to often, reviews were the poster just has an ax to plant in walmarts head. but I always remember, walmart is the largest grocery/dry goods vendor, and for every one complaint, there are thousands of satisfied customers!!

very helpful review, and posted as such.
JAKFK on 03/27/2013:
Stores don't become #1 in the business by accident.
onlooker on 03/28/2013:
Walmart was dealing with their people, and their workmanship - yes they took good care of you.
Often the ball drops with the imported products and handing the claim back to the foreign mfg. If the tire had blown out....that would be a different story.
I am glad you had a good experience and quality response.
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Stay Away From Walmart Auto Service
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Rating: 1/51
FARMVILLE, VIRGINIA -- The Walmart employees at the tire & lube center seem to have been trained by monkeys.. I took 2 trailer tires to Walmart. One to be changed and one to be remounted and balanced correctly after they installed it wrong.. The ( head ) tire lube tech proceeded to argue with me as to whether or not the tire was mounted correctly, totally unaware that I am a professionally trained tire tech..After we got that straight he decided to go outside and smoke instead of changing my tires, pawning this off on the other two techs that were there. I watched them change the tires and its a good thing I did.. they had to ask me how much air to put in the tires.. come on !! I also watched as they put air in the tires with them still clamped to the machine, totally unaware of how dangerous that is.. These people have never been properly trained to do their job yet they still allow them to work on vehicles.. That is a dangerous thing to do. Guess they'll figure it out when they end up killing somebody..
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MRM on 07/15/2012:
Thank you, Ethan for sharing your observations with your readers.
jktshff1 on 07/15/2012:
Good review. I would never let walmut touch my vehicle.
trmn8r on 07/15/2012:
Just being in WallsMart makes my skim crawl. There is no WAY the auto "service" team is touching anything of mine.

I take specialty work like tractor tires to a truck tire place - they are very professional and can do anything thrown at them.
ok4now on 07/16/2012:
Think about it, why would anyone trust Walmart's minimum wage, poorly trained "mechanics" to even touch their car. You are just asking for trouble. I'll buy their toilet paper when it's on sale but never ever will they touch my car!!
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Tire center at West Rome GA Walmart
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I took a trailer wheel & tire to Walmart to get a new tire put on the wheel on January 29th and it cost $75.00 then I put the wheel with new tire on the trailer and towed it home (4 miles)then on February 19th I go outside and its flat so I take it off then back to Walmart and they tell me since I didn't buy extended warranty then they can't help. I haven't even had it 30 days. The employee that helped me was already upset because he had to log back on to the computer. So many people now days don't want to work cause there LAZY and only go there to collect a check they don't give a damn about the products their selling nor the customers. I will never buy from WAL MART TIRE CENTER AGAIN.
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Skye on 02/19/2011:
You get what you pay for, when you take your vehicle to Walmart. Sorry, but that's the last place you should EVER take a vehicle to.

Does the tire come with any type of warranty?
trmn8r on 02/19/2011:
"WalMart Tire Center"? ILMAOH. The only thing worse than a trailer tire going flat, when you need to get a job done, is having it repaired at WalMart. You may save a few $ going to WalMart, but you get what you pay for. At another establishment, you are likely to have a higher-paid more competent person doing the repair.
Skye on 02/19/2011:
The problem is, flats happen. No business can guarantee you'll never ever end up with a flat.
trmn8r on 02/19/2011:
Absolutely Skye. The OP could have taken their tire to a real repair center, and it could still have gone flat again. I mean, I could walk out my front door RIGHT NOW, and get hit by lightning.
trmn8r on 02/19/2011:
On this subject, I had trouble with the tire on my small backhoe, which had gone flat. Couldn't find a tire place with a proper sized machine to dismount/mount it. I took it to the local equipment dealer, having noted that they sell tractors of a similar size.

They had a bear of a time with it (as evidenced by the rim being chewed up on the edge), but got it repaired. Within a short period of time, it became apparent that it had a leak. This time I took it to a TRUCK tire repair center. Those guys know what they are doing! The price was good also. I'd use them again in a heartbeat for a non-car tire.
Nohandle on 02/19/2011:
I'm curious as to why the tire was flat after less than 30 days? Did you even get that far with them? A nail picked up on the short drive home, improper installation or what?
getoverit on 02/19/2011:
Yeah, I bought "40,000 mile" tires at Walmart and when I asked for my "40,000" mile warrany, they told me that cost extra. Then they put the wrong tires on the car.

I can understand that you want to do business with people that give a damn about their products and their customers. But if that's the case, I don't understand why you go to Walmart. I don't go there anymore.

madconsumer on 02/19/2011:
there is nothing wrong with vehicle maintenance at walmart. the service center is only as good as the mechanics they hire. I use walmart for ALL of my simple maintenance.

a trailer tire I consider a simple repair!!!
getoverit on 02/19/2011:
madconsumer: You make sense. The service center is only as good as the mechanics they hire. In my case, they hired mechanics that put the wrong tires on my car.

I am a conscientious objector to Walmart. I don't go there for anything anymore.
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Do NOT use this type of ordering for Tires as site to store Policy conflicts with department policy.
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DUNNELLON, FLORIDA -- Just had an extremely bad experience at an untimely time. Ordered 2 tires for vehicle as needed to make long road trip. Often, WMT does not carry sufficient stock for my tire size so I felt it would guarantee the tires would be there when promised. I printed out the pickup notice when tires were in. The first two times the tire dept. said they were 'too busy' for the install...come back. The third time I came was on a Sunday A.M. Easter, to be precise at 7:00(dept. opening). The Minute I handed the printout to the associate, the dept. manager curtly states " YOU HAVE TO GO TO SITE-2-STORE. INstruction no. 2 on The pickup printout, however clearly states "Take this printout along with a photo ID to express lube and tire and we will take of your order"... WRONG says the dept manager, we don't do it that way. You MUST take this to site to store. Where are the tires I ask? OH, WE have them back here, but you MUST go there first. I reluctantly go to site to store where there IS NO ONE THERE. I press buttons on the console to summons an associcate...NO one comes. I stop several associates on their way in to work heading towards the stockroom. NO one is interested in accommodating me, but one finally gets on the horn and 10 to 15 min. later a lady from the 'front' shows up..and says "its going to be a few minutes".. Sorry folks, that was the last straw because NOW my status from being delayed, puts me at the back of the line in the tire dept. Meanwhile, I've attempted to cancel the order and have entered a formal dispute for the charge on the Walmart Discover Card, yep, they had already charged my account $182 for something I didn't have. Although I formerly have been a long time WMT customer, this experience has caused me to abandon shopping there altogether, and if they don't effect my credit charge with a reversal, the card is gone too. CAVEAT EMPTOR> DOn't USE this method of ordering, unless you want problems. It will bring you nothing but grief.
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Dasey on 10/13/2010:
One of the biggest issues with site to store for tires is that even though some stores will store the tires in the shop, you have to 'pick them up' at site to store. Because you pre-paid for them, you need to sign for them to show that the tires were claimed by you. That is standard with every site to store item. That is something that weare not able to do anything about right now. When the print out says 'we will take care of your order' it really means and should say instead, 'we will then mount you tires'. As an associate in TLE I agree that it is a pain in the ass, but until Home Office comes up with a 'better' option, we are stuck between a rock and a hard place.
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Use Caution
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WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, PENNSYLVANIA -- After having our oil changed in the tire and lube department in Wilkes-Barre Twp. Penna. Wal-Mart I discovered one of the so called technicians had placed he oil fill cap on the motor in a way that I would ruin it when I took it off. The cap was literally forced on to the point it was ruined.
I showed one of the chuckle head Managers the situation a few days later, he stated how you know it was this place. Hmmm. It must have been that ring of national oil cap people, wait! Maybe it was someone from the Ford Motor Co. trying to make us buy a Ford product... Anyway! They never made good on the complaint. I could see this getting tossed into the “Heck if were gunna do anything pile” The person tending the counter had no knowledge of car care; I wonder if she took the bus to work, she didn't look like someone that would operate a motor vehicle, at least I hope she don’t. After complaining about the counter person, we see her quite frequently. Does the tale prove it's self? Those whom do less and screw up get ahead in life much more? I have seen many employees placed in situations such as this do to the insecurity of the bone head manager. Yes, that’s right; hire an idiot to make your self look so fine!

I am not even going to get into the rest of the stores staffing. You just have to see this one for yourself. Sure they smile, they stop when you question them about something... but try and get a solid answer from them. It's like dealing with a bunch of tools! Yes tools! Where do they get some of these people?

If you would like to see something interesting… check out the 35 year old, Mr. G. Q. in electronics, this clown is too much! We were in this department seeking a camera and the idiot was like a dog on heat! Every young girl that come near the counter he would drop what he’s doing and put on this act that would turn your stomach! I seen this act, we were there in this department for a half hour while the wife gone through every stupid music CD. I am assuming his act starts at 2-3 P.M. till 10-11 P.M. Better be hot or I could only hope you get service if there is another associate in the area.
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Hugh_Jorgen on 10/18/2009:
This would appear more credible if you had stopped after the first paragraph and stuck with the oil cap story.
Anonymous on 10/18/2009:
Hugh, BA.
oldisgood on 10/18/2009:
what he said!!!
Anonymous on 10/18/2009:
This could be one the poorly conceived complaints that I have seen in a while. All of the sexism and finger pointing diminishes the OP's complaint altogether. IMO
The real "tool" is the person that the OP sees in the mirror. (NH)
Anonymous on 10/18/2009:
The OP should have stopped while he was ahead.
Anonymous on 10/18/2009:
Just a facts only would have been very effective, I think.
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Tire Lube Express
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Thank you for all the people putting their complaints on here, it reminds me why I think people are so stupid. First of all have common sense. A.) it is common knowledge that the technicians that perform service are NOT certified. As is the case in 90% of of quick lube/oil change locations. They are NOT allowed to check brake fluid, or Coolant. As yo have to be state certified to do so. B.) Amazingly it is helpful if you know what the hell you are driving. "uh, its the purple car out there" OK, so I can write it up as a purple 2003 cavalier when actually it is a purple 98 caravan... Don't be dumb... yes I can change that later via vin scan. BUT it doesn't help when we try to help you with tires, oil weight etc. C.) Some people drive ghetto peices of junk.. If you have a gas leak NO THEY AREN'T GOING TO WORK ON IT! moron. Your tie rod is duct taped on. yeah that's safe... You have no lift points left due to rust. So therefore they would crush through your floorboard, crush line etc. If you drive the car, AT ALL... You need to know what it is. Do you know how to drive it? it is a machine that needs to be taken care of. Just an oil change every 4,000 miles aint going to cut it. Sometimes when you bring your car in, there is a wait. No duh. Now you need to keep in mind, that may be your car is fine, but there could be an 88 civic in front of you whose hood won't open... Well, they have to page them back (if the customer even hears it) and wait for them to return. Meanwhile this extends your wait. IT HAPPENS! A lot of times there may only be one person even available to work on your car. IT IS NOT THE ASSOCIATES FAULT. Yelling at them about the wait is not going to make is go faster. Let me come to your job everyday day and scream and yell at you and call you incompetent. Would you like that? Neither do they. There are always unforseen situations. AND yes there are always policy changes, which is beyond their control. GET OVER YOUR SELF! If you want your ghetto rigged car serviced take it to a private ghetto ran shop. THEY HAVE LIABILITIES! Sh** happens everyday. So get over yourselves and get on with your life.
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Anonymous on 09/17/2009:
Wouldn't this be an informative post about Walmart instead of a complaint?
skelly39 on 09/17/2009:
Wow. You sound like a real peach. I can't tell if you are being facetious or not, so I'll just assume you're not since you took two pages to spout off. If that's how you are with customers, no wonder people treat you like garbage.
scrub_of_joy on 09/17/2009:
Funny thing is,I don't work with people. I just watch how people treat others. You don't have to be horrible to others, unless that's how you want to be treated.
skelly39 on 09/17/2009:
So...you watch how people treat your front line coworkers and you come here and talk about people like that? Sorry, pal, when you work with the public, you have to put up with some ignorance and rudeness, directly or indirectly. That's the job. If you need to vent, maybe you should go home and punch your pillow. If you were trying to be informative, maybe try toning down the name-calling. The people you call idiots are the same people that give you a paycheck.
clutzycook on 09/17/2009:
ditto to all of you.

And just to comment on the wait at a TLC, It should not take 90+ minutes to change the oil and rotate the tires on a car no matter what.
laklisa on 09/17/2009:
I consider myself a fairly intelligent person, one who uses my common sense-with the occasional blonde moment. However I did not know-nor had I thought about it either-that the people in the oil change were not certified to check other fluids. Does that make me a moron? No. So while the post was informative, I think it was harsh in the name calling.
JR in Orlando on 09/17/2009:
Laklisa: I have worked on cars a lot in my life, and I never knew that people had to be certified to check fluid levels for brake or coolent. I always figured that lube express jobs were hot and dirty, because the cars are not allowed to cool before working on them. Consequently, I always figured those who worked there were the least qualified, but hard working, because real mechanics would go elsewhere, e.g. this was a stepping stone to a better automotive job.

People drive what they can afford. They still deserve to be treated with respect. If you can't help them because of the car's condition, tell them, but don't ridicule them.
GenuineNerd on 09/17/2009:
I have had two hour or more waits myself at various Walmart tire/lube departments, simply because of the sheer volume, as well as the cost of a Walmart oil change being less than at most other places. After a messed-up oil change at a Walmart a while back (the oil filter wasn't put on tight and the car leaked oil to the point where my oil light went on-I had to park the car and walk to a Walgreens to buy 3 quarts of oil to top it off so I don't ruin my engine)...I would rather pay the 10 bucks or so more to go to Lube Stop...more is covered, the staff is helpful, and it is locally owned...and I'm in and out.
jktshff1 on 09/17/2009:
Bad day, huh?
Starlord on 09/17/2009:
I want to know what state you are in that has such draconian regulations about working on cars. I have worked on cars in many states now, and have never heard of having to be state certified to check brake fluid or coolant. How much does this certification cost and who pays it, the mechanic or the shop? I was an inspection mechanice in Indiana during the short life of the inspection program there. I agree with part of the post, but come on, let's have some proof of this state certification as a fluid checker.
Fufu487 on 09/18/2009:
I think the OP was a little harsh, but I agree with him re: wait times. Some people can be really impatient. And sometimes the wait time are out of the mechanics controls. True, it should not take 90+ mins for an oil change and tire rotation. But that doesn't mean they had your car going for 90+ minutes, maybe there were a few cars ahead of you......
Anonymous on 10/03/2009:
Certified to check brake fluid?! Coolant? Wow! I never knew my husband was breaking the law. Imagine that. (he is laughing his tail off).
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Wal-Mart destroyed my transmission
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MERCED, CALIFORNIA -- I am writing to inform you of the problem I have had with my vehicle following service at the Merced Walmart on 02/27/2009. I have a 2006 Toyota Tacoma V6 4.0 L automatic. Not long after this oil change, I began to experience a “lag” in my transmission. I took it to a local mechanic for the next oil change and asked him to also check my transmission. He informed me that my transmission was “sealed” and could only be worked on by the dealer. I was trying to save the money to take my truck to the dealer when, last week, the transmission totally stopped working.
When the dealer inspected my transmission, they discovered that it had been over-filled with too much fluid, and what was drained was a “mixture” of the required “WS ATF” and another unidentifiable fluid. They drained and refilled with the correct fluid, however my transmission still is not working. They told me they suspected that the transmission drain plug was opened in error and whoever did this overfilled it with the wrong fluid. The only choice is to replace the transmission.
I have invoices from the last 3 oil changes done at this facility. The first 2 (dated 7/19/2008 and 11/21/2008) state that the transmission fluid check was “declined” and then a note stating it is a sealed transmission. The most recent invoice states that the transmission fluid was “checked”. This is impossible as there is no dipstick, and the only way to get to the transmission is through the drain plug, losing the fluid in the process.
In light of the fact that nobody else has worked on my vehicle and the documentation that shows this facility checked my transmission fluid, I can reasonably ascertain that the last mechanic to change my oil, also inadvertently drained my transmission fluid. In addition, I feel that upon realizing the error, they attempted to “hide” the error by attempting to replace whatever fluid was lost with some other fluid. I need a new transmission, do not have the money to buy it and feel that WalMart owes me a new transmission.

UPDATE: Walmart called and agreed to replace my transmission at their cost! I am impressed how quickly they responded after I posted my story everywhere I could find on the internet!
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goduke on 08/31/2009:
Walmart also always checks the box indicating that the vehicle was vacuumed, but when have you ever seen them actually do it.

I have no doubt that Walmart may have actually done this, but it's going to be a dickens to prove it. Personally, I won't take my car to a place which does anything possible to cut costs. But that's just me.
Starlord on 08/31/2009:
I, as a former mechanic, have only one question. It has two parts. One, if the transmission is sealed, how did they add the improper fluid? And 2. If it was sealed, how did they hope to check the fluid level? I hardly think Toyota has developed a transmission that is so perfectly built that it can never lose fluid, which is exactly why transmission, as well as engines, etc, have dipsticks, to see if fluid has been lost. To convince me to believe your post, you would have to show me an engine or transmission that would never need to add fluid to. Such a beast don't exist. In addition, the presence of a drain plug shows the fallacy of your story, as there would be no drain plug unless there was a place to add fluid, which puts your "sealed transmission" in the same category as the woman who had a fit when I tried to clean her windshield because the salesman had told her it was a plastic windshield and she didn't want me to scratch it.
GenuineNerd on 08/31/2009:
I assume that the Toyota transmission has a second cap on the side of the transmission in which fluid is added and the level checked, in addition to the drain plug. The automatic transmission on my 2004 Chevy Cavalier is like that. No dipstick, but a cap on the side of the transmission that is only accessible by a mechanic on a lift or an oil changer in a pit. And I assume that Walmart put Dexron III/Mercon in the transmission instead of the required Toyota fluid. More newer vehicles require specialized coolants and transmission fluids nowadays; used to be, only Ford had their Type F fluid; most other vehicles used either Type A Suffix A or Dexron, which replaced that. Chrysler products now require +4 or +3 ATF; many Chrysler transmission failures in the 1990's was blamed on the use of Dexron fluids (either changed or as a top-off). Dexron is no longer a universal ATF; many carmakers have specialized ATF's now, including Toyota. That explains your transmission failure. And good luck trying to get Walmart to pay for the damages.
MSCANTBEWRONG on 08/31/2009:
Good questions Starlord. VH
mountainlady318 on 08/31/2009:
Yes, Starlord, the "sealed" transmission is on the newer (2005+) Toyotas. The maintenance manual says to have it checked at 100,000 miles. GenuineNerd is correct, it is accessible only from under the car. You are not to add fluid to the transmission, just have it drained and filled. As for the fallacy of my statement....those that care may look it up online. You are obviously a FORMER mechanic and have not kept up with the newer automobiles.
MSCANTBEWRONG on 08/31/2009:
I prefer to take my vehicles to a local repair shop instead of a Walmart or super chain.
Anonymous on 08/31/2009:
Your assumptions are probably correct but unfortunately you'll have to prove them in order to get Walmart to compensate you.
mictrostar on 08/31/2009:
I feel for you! I took my BAJA in for the third oil change it ever had to a Wal-Mart and even brought the dealer bought oil filter. (dealer is 100 miles round trip) When I got it back, my paperwork stated I BROUGHT THE WRONG FILTER FOR MY VEHICLE... AN OUTBACK. If the mechanic is too retarded to READ the side of the vehicle and know it is NOT an Outback?? HMMMM I recommend quick lube, they are pricey, but I can watch them work and they are fast and local...
Anonymous on 08/31/2009:
Oh there's a dipstick under that hood alright. He was wearing a Walmart shirt.
NEVER let Walmart touch your vehicles!
Starlord on 09/01/2009:
Mountianlady, you are correct, I was a mechanicprior to my life in law enforcement, and I had to leave it many years ago due to failed RK surgery. I have not kept up on the newer vehicles, as I even have our 2006 Dodge truck serviced at a local shop. When one is disabled, it is no longer productive to keep abreast of the auto designers. My apologies.
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klobbersaurus685 on 09/01/2009:
In highschool I tried to save money by getting a new tire from walmart. They put the tire on, but failed to secure the lug nuts. I made it on to the highway and about 1/4 of a mile before the front passenger side tire came off my car at 55mph.
Needless to say after 2 1/2 years I finally got the settlement out of walmart.
I never got there for anything any more and advise people to stay out of the automotive area
goduke on 09/02/2009:
Apparently Walmart is paying for the new transmission.
mountainlady318 on 09/02/2009:
Yes, Walmart called and has agreed to replace my transmission at their cost! Now, just hoping they will refund the $400 I paid to try to repair it before we knew what had happened!
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Wal-Mart Automotive Sucks
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CLINTON, TENNESSEE -- We took our car a 2004 Chevy Trailblazer to Walmart for its regular oil change and vehicle checkup. During the checkup it came to our attention that the transmission dipstick had been broken off and they could not check the fluid in the transmission. They said they did not do it and that it most likely happened the oil change before which was also at a Walmart. At that time we ask Barry Byrd if it was okay to drive the vehicle and he said yes. One week later the transmission locked up and had to be towed to a transmission specialist who said the failure was due to lack of fluid in the transmission. We feel that in fact the dipstick was broke off at the previous oil change by a Walmart employee and he simply got rid of that part of the dipstick and signed off on the transmission to relieve himself of blame not telling us the stick had been broken and unable to check the fluid. If he would have informed us of this issue it could have been solved without the $2900 cost for a transmission rebuild. We filed a claim with CMI (Claims Management Inc.)Phone # 888-213-7534 (we dealt with a Barb there who was rude talked down to us and even called the mechanic at the transmission shop a liar and that the transmission had to have a leakage issue and she would have to deny the claim he explained to her that there were no leaks and it was a Walmart topping off issue.

When CMI received the statements from the Walmart fluid checkers not mechanics (which barb at CMI called them) they had changed the statements made and told her that they never told us it was okay to drive the vehicle and did not recall placing blame on the previous Walmart oil change. We went to our Attorney's office on 2-27-09 and are in the process of suing Walmart and CMI. Please take our advice and never let Walmart fluid checkers touch your vehicle as the internet shows that they have more complaints than praises. This will be taken to the next level and will make it a life long goal to expose Walmart Automotive.We would love to start a class action suit against Walmart and CMI.If anyone reading this has had a problem with Walmart Automotive would like to join this class action please notify us at wholesaledirect@comcast.net as we have a attorney that would love to do it.

Consequences. Describe the economic or physical damage that resulted.

Transmission cost $2900
3 weeks without the vehicle
Treated like a idiot and lied to.
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Anonymous on 02/28/2009:
Your Trailblazer's tranny wasn't the only broke dipstick that was under your hood that fateful day. Never let Walmart touch your vehicles!

Sorry you learned the hard way.
walmartsucks2 on 02/28/2009:
We would like to start a class action lawsuit
Starlord on 03/01/2009:
Believe me, you do not want a class action lawsuit. You might, if lucky, get all participants in the suit a coupon for $5.00 off an oil change, while the lawyers can pick out their new Mercedes or Ferrarris. That is the reality of class action lawsuits
TGT101 on 03/01/2009:
What starlord said, plus if you are the one that starts the suit you are the one that pays the most.
walmartsucks2 on 03/01/2009:
So is it better just to sue for my damages.
Uniform Burrito on 03/01/2009:
You can try small claims court. Check what the limits are where you live that you can sue for. You don't have to have a lawyer (in MA, anyway) and if they don't show, you win! If they do show and you lose, though, you don't have the right to appeal (in MA).

Good luck!
arkansas_archer on 03/11/2009:
If a mechanic is working at Wal-Mart, then he isn't much of a mechanic. Always take your ride to a certified GMAC tech. You get what you pay for, and WalMart pays about $7.00 an hour - so you arn't getting the cream of the crop wrench turners.
leo on 08/06/2012:
Excuse me sir having a similar problem as well but need help finding a proper address to serve them
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