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Boardwalk Porsche

(214) 576-1911View Additional Phone Numbers5924 W Plano Pkwy, PlanoTX 75093-4638

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Customer Complaints SummaryRead complaint details

1 complaint closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint TypeTotal Closed Complaints
Problems with Product / Service1
Advertising / Sales Issues0
Billing / Collection Issues0
Delivery Issues0
Guarantee / Warranty Issues0
Total Closed Complaints 1

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Total Customer Reviews 0 Customer Reviews

Complaint Breakdown by ResolutionAbout Complaint Details

Complaint Resolution Log (1)
03/04/2013Problems with Product / Service | Read Complaint Details

Boardwalk Porsche had my vehicle in their repair shop and will not return it to me with out me paying wrongfully charged fees.
I bought a Porsche Pannera from Boardwalk Porsche. This is now the second time the car has broken down on me and needed to be brought in for repair. When I took them the car they gave me a loaner car. (standard practice) Once my car was fixed I would pick it up and return the loaner car to them.
I had not heard from Boardwalk Porsche and finally on Tuesday Feb 12 when I was given the information from my listed back up contact on the paperwork I filled out, I sent a business partner to Boardwalk Porsche to get my vehicle and return the loaner car. Upon his arrival, they would not release my car to him until $540.00 was paid for "loaner car fees" stating that I had 24 hours once they contacted me about my car being fixed to come get it and return the loaner car. They stated they had "left me a voice message " on the previous Friday. I never got a voice message and told them so. I also told them, once they contacted my back up contact on the paperwork we came right over to get the car. They stood firm and would not release my vehicle without $540 paid for "loaner car useage".
My business partner then left the loaner car and left my vehicle there as we refused to pay this charge.I did not get a voice message on that Friday yet they started charging me on Saturday. This is an extremely unfair business practice.
When my assistant called on Wed. Feb. 13th, she spoke to the service manager that "reduced" the charge to $270.00 but would not waive the charge and allow her or I to come get the car with out payment. This id eroneous and definitely not showing good faith to a customer who spent $100,000+ on a vehicle and showed up to get my vehicle as soon as I was made aware it was ready. Leaving a voice message on someones phone shoule NEVER be "assumed" that they got it. Especially if there are fees or deadlines involved.
In addition, there was a strong attitude conveyed to my business partner as well as myself.
The issue here is principle far over money.This
is completely taking advantage of a situation just to make a few extra dollars rather then service a good customer who was set to buy another new vehicle. This practice needs to be made known to the public.

Desired Settlement
I request that my vehicle be returned/delivered to me with an apology immediately by Boardwalk Porsche.

Business' Initial Response
mr. ****** dropped his vehicle off for repairs. the vehicle was in our system under a different owner. mr. ****** verified the info and had us change the cell phone to his phone as the primary means of communication. we completed the repairs and began leaving messages on the cell phone provided to us by mr. ******. after 4 days of no communication, we contacted the owner listed adn he said he would contact mr. ******. mr. ****** then called us back and stated he received the message on saturday, february 9 but assumed we were closed. we then advised mr. ****** there would be a fee for keeping the loancer car after the vehicle repairs were complete. (he signed an agreement form for this at time of drop off). mr. ****** then sent tommy down to pick the vehicle up. tommy said he wouldnt pay the fee and stated he would send mr. ****** down the next day to pick up. a lady by the name of toni then called the next day requesting we remove the fee, as it was bad business. i then discounted the fee and she refused to pay stating we would not be happy about what she was goind to do if we did not remove the fees. i then requested to speak with mr. ****** and she stated that would be impossible. i told her that is what has led to the lack of communication, 4 different people involved with one car. mr. ****** then contacted mr. ****** ******, mr. ****** then removed the fees and purchased the vehicle from mr. ******. mr. ****** then stated he would have toni remove the complaints she placed with the BBB, Porsche Cars NA, Yelp and dealerrater. currently the complaints are still present and have not been retracted.

Industry Comparison| Chart

Auto Dealers - New Cars, Auto Lube & Oil - Mobile, Auto Repair & Service, Auto Electric Service, Auto Diagnostic Service, Auto Air Conditioning, Auto Parts & Supplies - New, Auto Dealers - Used Cars

Additional Information

BBB file opened: 04/12/2011Business started: 09/01/1998
Licensing, Bonding or Registration

This company is in an industry that may require licensing, bonding or registration in order to lawfully do business. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.

These agencies may include:

Texas Department of Motor Vehicles
4000 Jackson Ave.
Austin, TX 78731
(512) 465-3000

Type of Entity

Limited Liability Corporation

Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Ken Ambrose (Senior Vice President)Customer Contact: Mr. Mike Marsh Ms. Belinda Cox Mr. Brian Ongaro
Business Category

Auto Dealers - New Cars, Auto Lube & Oil - Mobile, Auto Repair & Service, Auto Electric Service, Auto Diagnostic Service, Auto Air Conditioning, Auto Parts & Supplies - New, Auto Dealers - Used Cars

Alternate Business Names
Boardwalk Motor Cars, LLC, Boardwalk Auto Group, LLC
Industry Tips
Used Cars Sold As-Is

1 Locations

  • 5924 W Plano Pkwy 

    Plano, TX 75093-4638(214) 576-1911
    (214) 576-4001
    (214) 576-1982

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  • (214) 576-1982

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Industry Tips for Auto Dealers - New Cars

Used Cars Sold As-Is

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