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Elgin Super Auto Parts, Inc.

Phone: (847) 695-4000Fax: (847) 695-1603View Additional Phone Numbers270 Willard Ave, ElginIL 60120-6809 Send email to Elgin Super Auto Parts, Inc.

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BBB Accreditation

A BBB Accredited Business since 07/01/2010

BBB has determined that Elgin Super Auto Parts, Inc. 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 Elgin Super Auto Parts, Inc.'s rating include:

  • Length of time business has been operating.
  • Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size.
  • Response to 6 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

6 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 2 closed in last 12 months
Complaint TypeTotal Closed Complaints
Guarantee / Warranty Issues1
Problems with Product / Service5
Advertising / Sales Issues0
Billing / Collection Issues0
Delivery Issues0
Total Closed Complaints 6

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews Customer Reviews on Elgin Super Auto Parts, Inc.

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

Complaint Breakdown by Resolution

Complaint Resolution Log (6)BBB Closure Definitions
09/15/2014Problems with Product / Service | Read Complaint Details

Additional Notes

Complaint Category: Failure to honor promised refunds, exchanges, or credit

Complaint: On 09/04/2014 Elgin Super Auto Part Inc. quoted me a used driver side brake caliper/w bracket for $35.00 on the phone. I immediately rushed to the store for a pick up. When I arrived I was told that store will be closing in few minutes so I should hurry with a purchase. When I made a payment in cash I immediately acknowledge that cashier charged $65.09 instead of $35.00. I pointed to the cashier but I was told that I should discuss this with a sales person who quoted the price and cashier is closed now. I brought this concern to the sales person right away and pointed out that I have not been given the quoted price. Sales person started making excuses that "People usually look for bracket or bolt only and we don't' sale them separate anymore so price is $65 now" and refused to acknowledge the quoted price. I immediately asked him to return this part and provide me the refund since that's not what I was quoted. Sales person asked me to comeback in next morning to return the part and promised that they will provide the full refund. On next morning 09/05/14 I arrived to return the part and talked the same sales person. At this time he refused again acknowledging refunding the money and said only store credit will be provided. After explaining him and same cashier multiple times regarding this issue I was only provided with store merchandise credit slip. The Invoice is #XXXXXX

Initial Business Response
Contact Name and Title: *****
Contact Phone: XXX-XXX-XXXX XXX
Contact Email: *****
Mr. ***** we are sorry for the miscommunication. Please feel free to return with your credit clip and see ***** or *** and we will gladly exchange the credit for a full refund. If you are still in need of a brake caliper with a bracket we will be happy to honor a $35.00 (PLUS TAX) price. If not then we will refund in full. Please bring the credit slip with you when you return.

Complaint Resolution: Company resolved the complaint issues. The consumer acknowledged acceptance to BBB.

07/07/2014Problems with Product / Service
10/12/2012Problems with Product / Service
05/21/2012Guarantee / Warranty Issues
02/21/2013Problems with Product / Service
02/06/2013Problems with Product / Service

Industry Comparison| Chart

Auto Parts & Supplies - Used & Rebuilt, Auto Parts & Supplies - New

Additional Information

BBB file opened: 06/01/1986Business started: 01/01/1968
Type of Entity


Incorporated: March 1971, IL

Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Bryan Hoffman (Vice President)
Business Category

Auto Parts & Supplies - Used & Rebuilt, Auto Parts & Supplies - New

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Map & Directions

Map & Directions

Address for Elgin Super Auto Parts, Inc.

270 Willard Ave

Elgin, IL 60120-6809

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1 Locations

  • 270 Willard Ave 

    Elgin, IL 60120-6809(800) 232-5564

Industry Comparison ChartX

The information in the table below represents an industry comparison of businesses which are of the same relative size. This is based on BBB's database of businesses located in Chicago and Northern Illinois. Businesses may engage in more than one type of business. The percent of time the business engages in a type of business is not accounted for. There is no known industry standard for the number of complaints a business can expect. The volume of business and number of transactions may have a bearing on the number of complaints received by BBB.

*Elgin Super Auto Parts, Inc. is in this range.


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  • Billing or Collection
  • Problems with Products or Services
  • Delivery
  • Guarantee or Warranty

We do not handle workplace disputes, discrimination claims or claims about the quality of health or legal services.


Additional Phone Numbers

  • (800) 232-5564

Additional Fax Numbers

  • (847) 276-3340

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