Earnies Auto Sales Complaint - Unsafe Car - Automobile

Review by caddy1988 on 2007-10-18
SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA -- I had purchased a car from Earnies Auto Sales about 2 months ago. I feel that this car is very unsafe for regular driving conditions as well as freeway driving conditions. I did not know that that car had so many problems until after I had signed the paperwork trusting the car dealership owner. This car needs new shocks and struts. The parts alone are $1,000 and to have them installed would be and extra $500.00 Dollars. The motor mounts are both broke this will cost $500.00 For parts and labor. The ac unit do not work which is a safety issue due to on cold weather when I need to use the defroster I am not able to do so. This will cost $600.00 Dollars for parts and labor.

The main computer was replaced but still does not work properly this will cost $400.00 Dollars parts and labor. The transmission slips and takes a long time for the car to shift, $800.00 Parts and labor. I had to replace 2 tires on the front of the vehicle this cost me $155.00 Which should have been done buy the car lot.

This car is very unsafe for my child to ride in to get her to and from school I would like action taken against Earnies Auto Sales very soon
Comments:12 Replies - Latest reply on 2010-03-08
Posted by Anonymous on 2007-10-18:
I would never buy a car from some place called
'Earnies Auto Sales' !!!!!
Good grief.
Posted by Anonymous on 2007-10-18:
LoL -- I was thinking the same thing 2G2BT.
Posted by Anonymous on 2007-10-18:
Posted by Suusan B. on 2007-10-18:
You signed paper work "trusting the car dealership owner" of a place called Earnies Auto Sales when purchasing what I'm assuming ("caddy1988")is a 1988 vehicle and are now complaining because it needs work? You purchased a 19 year old car without getting a mechanic to look it over first?

Come on - - the time to determine if a used car has problems is before you sign the paperwork. Sheesh.
Posted by Anonymous on 2007-10-18:
Suusan, we like your comments. Welcome to M3C's! Click on the members that have trusted you and return the trust votes.
Posted by Suusan B. on 2007-10-18:
Thanks for welcoming me to the site, superbowl! Am I understanding correctly from your comment on the Disneyland post that you're in Southern Calif.? I just couldn't bring myself to think of a snappy reply to that one - - it's like complaining because Walmart was busy the day after Thanksgiving.
Posted by Anonymous on 2007-10-18:
LOL, "Walmart was busy the day after Thanksgiving".

Yes, we are in "The O.C.", we run in and out of Disneyland all year on passes. But we know when to go and not go. Some families do not have that luxury and have to fight the seasonal crowds but that's just the way it is. I did near that Disney cuts tickets off when it get's to crowded but what's to crowded to Disney? When people are shoulder to shoulder?
Posted by Anonymous on 2007-10-18:
Welcome friend.
Posted by Timboss on 2007-10-18:
When you buy a very used car you buy problems. You should have taken it to a mechanic before buying it - and of course not the dealer's mechanic. Didn't you test drive it?
Posted by Anonymous on 2007-10-18:
Why didn't you notice any of these problems before you bought it?
Posted by Anonymous on 2007-10-21:
Posted by Jay8383 on 2010-03-08:
I know how you feel because I got a 1992 Honda Civic from a dealership thinking it was the right car for me and the damn car dealership didn't say ANYTHING about what was wrong with the car. about 4 weeks later I got a car that I can't even start(and it leaks coolant) It's not all your fault..you had trust in the salesman as you would with anyone that sales you anything.

YES..many say you shouldn't trust those sales people...but if you test drove the car and everything was fine..then a few weeks later you got problems....then that's the sales person's fault for not telling you what's faulty or broken on the car since it's HIS cars and HIS car lot.

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