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Jack Phelan Dodge Suzuki

Phone: (708) 352-5300Fax: (708) 352-29845859 S. Lagrange Rd., CountrysideIL 60525-4065 Send email to Jack Phelan Dodge Suzuki

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A BBB Accredited Business since 01/01/2012

BBB has determined that Jack Phelan Dodge Suzuki meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.

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Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 16 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that raised Jack Phelan Dodge Suzuki's rating include:

  • Length of time business has been operating.
  • Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size.
  • Response to 2 complaint(s) filed against business.
  • Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business.
  • BBB has sufficient background information on this business.

Customer Complaints SummaryRead complaint details

2 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 2 closed in last 12 months
Complaint TypeTotal Closed Complaints
Advertising / Sales Issues1
Problems with Product / Service1
Billing / Collection Issues0
Delivery Issues0
Guarantee / Warranty Issues0
Total Closed Complaints 2

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews Customer Reviews on Jack Phelan Dodge Suzuki

Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience
Neutral Experience
Negative Experience
Total Customer Reviews 0 Customer Reviews

Complaint Breakdown by Resolution

Complaint Resolution Log (2)BBB Closure Definitions
10/24/2014Problems with Product / Service | Read Complaint Details

I went in to get the 30,000 mile service to be in compliance with my warranty. The service advisor sold me additional items that were not in the user guide, and left out services that were supposed to be completed at this time. They made an adjustment on my invoice,after I showed them their mistake. But, it was still an extra $190.00 on items not in the maintence check list. Which is on page 106 of the user guide that comes with the car. I expressed my issue with the Chryster coperation, but they failed to get my money back because the dealer created their own menu.

Desired Settlement
Items needed oil change 29.95, ac filter 60.00, tire rotation 22.95 and air filter 24.95 the numbers listed were given to me by the service rep. The 190.59 is for all other services performed but did not need to be in complience. Sorry a break is not provided because some of the services are grouped together. The total invoice was 328.44

Business Response
I called Mr. ****** X XXX-XXX-XXXX, Mr,****** requested $190.59

I agrred to pay Mr. ****** $190.59 for all missunderstandings. He will pick up a check at the Dealership this week.

I further advised that he was an excellent customer and we hope that he will return to our Dealership.

****** *******
Customer Relations Manager

02/10/2014Advertising / Sales Issues | Read Complaint Details

Jack Phelan sold me a vehicle that I have nothing but problems with. My complaint is that they said they go through a thorough multi-point inspection on the vehicle and fix any issues found. Literally driving it off of the lot after purchasing the vehicle, I had several issues. My brake light was out, horn did not work, radiator had a leak, windshield fluid pump did not work, I had a power steering leak and the tires had a slow leak and no tread. Several days later my vehicle would not start and I had to mess with it several times to get it to start each time. My brakes and rotors had to be replaced within a month of purchase. Two months later, my dual climate control heater does not work and blows out cold air on the passenger side and I am getting very weak compression on my engine. This car was a complete lemon. I bought a car that I could afford, 2009 Dodge Journey with only 42,000 miles. A car with mileage this low should not have these problems as well as I should have not had the initial problems directly after purchase. I went to Jack Phelan because I heard they do good business and wont sell you a junk car. I gave them $12,500 of hard earned savings and they took my money and gave me a car worth a lot less. After several attempts to have some kind of assistance or to resolve some issues, Jack Phelan gave me the old, "sold as is" talk. I am by no means a man that can afford to fix just the main issues so I can drive a car that I am paying a loan for. I have 3 kids that I cant take to school because my car don't work. A car I bought only a few months ago. I am very upset and frustrated with the quality of a vehicle Jack Phelan has sold to me. I understand they are sold as is but over 1,500.00 worth of repairs hours after driving off of the lot, especially when they state they do a full car, multi-point inspection, I am upset that I have been swindled for my money I broke my back to earn.

Desired Settlement
I just want my car to work like it is supposed to. I served this country in war and they money I was paid went to this car. It was everything I had. I invested it all into this car thinking I would have a reliable means of transportation for years to come. I only got 3 months of that dream.

Business Response

To: ****** ****

From; ****** *******
Customer Relations Mgr.
Jack Phelan Chevrolet

Re: Case# ******** : **** *******

I reviewed both the Sales and Service records at Jack Phelan Dodge, as far as I can determine Mr. ******* has not been in the Dealership to discuss any problems or issues that he may have with anyone at the Dealership.

The Service Dept. has no record of Mr. ******* ever coming in for any type of service since he bought the vehicle on 7/18/2013.

The Finance Mgr. ******* ****** as well as his salesman, ***, have never seen or heard from Mr. ******* since he purchased the vehicle on 7/18/2013.

I called Mr. *******`s phone XXX-XXX-XXXX on numerous occasions and left a message for him to call me.

I would ask that Mr.******* call me at XXX-XXX-XXXX x 227 so that we can attempt to resolve the problem.


****** *******
Customer relations Manager

Industry Comparison| Chart

Auto Dealers - Hybrid Vehicles, Auto Services, Auto Repairing - Foreign, Auto Repair & Service, Auto Dealers - Used Cars, Auto Dealers - New Cars

Additional Information

BBB file opened: 12/11/2009Business started: 03/16/2005
Type of Entity

Limited Liability Corporation

Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Jack Phelan (Managing Member/Owner)
Business Category

Auto Dealers - Hybrid Vehicles, Auto Services, Auto Repairing - Foreign, Auto Repair & Service, Auto Dealers - Used Cars, Auto Dealers - New Cars

Alternate Business Names
Jack Phelan Suzuki
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Map & Directions

Map & Directions

Address for Jack Phelan Dodge Suzuki

5859 S. Lagrange Rd.

Countryside, IL 60525-4065

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  • 5859 S. Lagrange Rd. 

    Countryside, IL 60525-4065(708) 352-5300

Industry Comparison ChartX

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