1.3
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Mao Urena is the Center Service Manager, Steve is the Franchise owner of I believe 3 stores in S. Florida. They had my car for 8 days. I ended up going from a check up to "maybe" needing a rebuilt transmission to rebuild mine for $300 more than a replacement which was...
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#649852 Review #649852 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Pros
  • Mechanic who did the work
Cons
  • Crooks
  • Manager and owner
  • Being yelled at
Reason of review
Poor customer service
Loss
$400
Preferred solution
Let the company propose a solution
Tags
  • Transmission Repair

Aamco - Oil Change Review from Villas, Florida

3.0
Details
Aamco - Oil Change Review from Villas, Florida
I had my oil changed at the aamco in Naples Florida. Drove home parked my car in the garage. The next morning there is atleast a quert of oil on the floor.
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#625003 Review #625003 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Reason of review
Poor customer service

Transmission Repair Review

1.3
Details
I had my transmission repaired at aamco in ft pierce Fla,it only lasted 12 months,when I called corporate they just never got back with me on some type of refund .I returned the car for repairs and got the same thing over $4000 of nothing solved this company haven't gotten back with me on anything,I'm gonna complain about this until something be done or some type if restitution.
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#613427 Review #613427 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Reason of review
Problems with payment

Sarasota Washington blvd location. Rob us. Rip off!!! | Aamco review

We had car towed here and after they told us that the starter would cost $650+ we were willing to have it towed somewhere else. They said the part costs them $248 so we would ha e to pay $348 for it plus $320 for labor. Really???? Charge an extra $100 for the part?!?!? For what? For pickup???? And it took 15 minutes to get the part off and back on. These people don't even need a gun to rob people. After calling them on the fact that the labor was way over stated we finally bought our own starter for $100 and they charged us $100 for labor and $50 for tow. These people just lost a customer. Who could trust them after this???? From now on we will go to the Bradenton location. Great family owned Armco.
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#601208 Review #601208 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Reason of review
Pricing issue
Loss
$500

Charging Aamco price but not living up to the name

1.4
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I took my car to Aamco in Miami Gardens FL cause my engine light was on. I was told it was a computer problem with transmission and they needed to open transmission to check that would be $600 after they opened it the bill jump to $1600 cause now it need a new clutch they claimed. So now I can pay the $1600 to let them fix or the $600 for them just opening it an not fix. I was stuck up against a wall so I let them fix it. The day after I got out shop problem still there now it needed something else another $165. Almost $1800 later still same problem. I took to another Mechanic he said its the computer for transmission but how is that possible when Aamco claimed to change it. They are a waste of money and time.
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#573191 Review #573191 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Cons
  • Professionalism
Reason of review
Poor customer service
Loss
$2000
Preferred solution
Let the company propose a solution
Tags
  • Miami Gardens Location

Will not give price over phone. | Aamco review from Tampa, Florida

I called an Aamco Center and asked them how much to rebuild my transmission. After listening for over a minute to what sounded like a script being read the guy told me it was $500.00 to tear it down and see what was wrong with it. When I asked for worse case scenario I go more script. Junk about Aamco being in business for 50 years and the number one shop for transmission repair. If such is true, why can't they tell me worse case scenario which obviously would mean buying a reman unit. Instead, they wanted to hook me for $500.00 to tell me what it would cost. If you have been doing this for 50 years, you should know average prices for a rebuild. This whole thing is a scam to stick you with repairing it. My issue is the car is old and maybe not worth fixing. I did not want to spend $500.00 to decide whether or not to fix it when 3 other transmission shops gave me a ball park of high and low range for my car, which I got rid of due to cost of repair being too high. If someone is an expert, they should be able to tell you the cost range of repair. Aamco must not be the experts they claim to be.
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Anonymous
#844314

So NO ONE gave you prices, instead, they gave you a range, and because the prices of repairs were outside your budget, you decided to get mad at a mechanic who wanted to give you one accurate estimate? Yes, these guys will pay for being crooks (sarcasm).

By the way, the worst case scenario is having to take it to the dealership (reman unit).

With three other estimates, it really seems like you had all of the information you needed to make an informed decision... why are you singling out this one mechanic?

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#493884 Review #493884 is a subjective opinion of poster.

Bad experience with AAMCO

i was told that I could get a free estimate to rebuilt my transmission for my Isuzu axiom. These guys gave me an estimate of 3,000.00. and I was forced to accept the price since they have opened my transmission. In other words, I could not back out of the deal since they opened my transmission. The Warranty was for one year and the transmission failed within 7 or 8 months and they refused to honor the warranty. This company gave themselves a license to rob customers. I will never go back to this company. I am surprised that these guys get away with murders.
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#488783 Review #488783 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Service
Aamco Deal
Loss
$3000
These are the guys that give auto mechanics a bad name! I Can't say enough bad things about this place. My car broke down unfortunately near this Aamco Auto Repair station on Lee Road and I was forced to push my car into their parking lot one evening. The next...
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#483167 Review #483167 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Loss
$104

Car held RANSOM | Aamco review from Tampa, Florida

I took my car to a local repair shop to have the transmission looked at. Please keep in mind that I never signed anything with them. I was never in their shop until after I tried to get my car back. It was all done over the phone. I had it towed to their shop from the local VW dealer. They said on the phone that, " they would quote me a price and if I didn't want to have it repaired then I would only owe them for the tow." They quoted me $1400 on the phone, give or take $300 depending on a part. I gave the go ahead to do it at that price "on the phone". They call back the next day and say its going to be $4000. I can't afford that. Then they say," we have your engine in pieces, so you will need to pay for the labor, $900 to put the car back together or $500 to put the parts in the trunk. I never signed anything with them. I was never in their shop until after I tried to get my car back. It was all done over the phone. It's been 3 months. I can't file a bond because I don't have an invoice. mtownsend2002@yahoo.com
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John N
#773847

sue in small claims court.

Anonymous
#773834

Nice to know AAMCO are still the scam artists they always were. Buyer beware!!!!!!

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#471089 Review #471089 is a subjective opinion of poster.

Transmision still not working proprely & damage to the car | Aamco review from Venice, Florida

Well took my 94 q45 on 12 31 2012 to get work on it was not going in drive then it would go . Well they check out the car . They came back and said the car had some issues before they could test drive it well 389.42 dollars later. they ok the car for test drive . So they did . Came back and said . I needed to rebuilt my Transmision . I said ok how much would it be .total was 2647 78 ok well what can I say so they did the job . Car drove good for about a month . Call them back they bring the back so I did . Well they couldn't find the problem .the car now will *** but it will not shifed down . So I took it back & this time on the way over there it started doing the issue so I didn't shut it off went & told them is do it right now so the mechanic took it for a drive .he came is said there is a valve apperently not opening to let it shife down they took a look at it they call me so they call come pick up the car after a day so I ask them they took a look at the Transmision they couldn't see nothing wrong so I said ok after this waz my third time there . I took my car the next day to another ammco place up town . He check it out and said that my Transmision valve box needed to be replace and if I waz going to to that he suggested to rebuilt the Transmision . Well I told him what would he say if I told him Transmision waz rebuilt two month ago he almost chock he said who did the job I told him ammco 6 miles from here he said have gotten several complaints from customer from that shop and that he couldn't touch the car because of it warrenty so ok went back yesterday and told them that the is still doing the same thing .so he bring it bye so next day I drop it off around 9 30 am he said they take look at it around noon because they have car allready being work on so I understand so I drop it call them up today they said for me to come down and drive the car with one of the mechanic so said fine now this my fourth time here so I get there I go in the office ready so guy at the desks say bye the way his is mike he just follow that gentenlment to your car ok so the guy is the owner named tony . I been here so many times that I know there names .Well here is were it get GOOD . We r walking to my car and as soon as i see it the car got bodydamege from the front driver side to the back so I ask him what that he try to tell me the was like that I said no ser the car was not like he was trying to bring some paper work about the car condition so I said enought I am going to call the cops the guy went bonker about the.car waz like that well suggested we look at the sevallance camera he wonldnt do it so now he thinking that I was trying to get one over him . That right there felt even worst . So the police came I got a case number no Transmision fix & body damage . So now what thank u so much ammco for taking advantage of honest man that just wanted his Transmision fix I hope u tony can sleep at night knowing that u were not honest person that took advantage of a man with a family of six that I couldn't afortit but need the car for work This is a first for me nerver in my life .i though I could trust ammco but I was wrong .iam just honest man who just wanted a job well done
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#444075 Review #444075 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Loss
$2648