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Factors that raised the rating for Fletcher's Transmissions include:

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Customer Complaints Summary Read complaint details

2 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 2 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 2
Total Closed Complaints 2

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0 Customer Reviews on Fletcher's Transmissions
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

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BBB file opened: December 06, 1990 Business started: 01/01/1952 in CA Business started locally: 01/01/1952
Licensing, Bonding or Registration

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CA Bureau of Auto Repair- BAR
10949 North Mather Blvd, Rancho Cordova CA 95670
http://www.bar.ca.gov/
Phone Number: (800) 952-5210

Type of Entity

Sole Proprietorship

Business Management
Mr. David Carver, Owner
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. David Carver, Owner
Business Category

Transmissions - Automobile Auto Repair & Service Auto Repair - Suspension Auto Repair - Steering & Suspension Auto Repair - Shocks Auto Repair - Tune-Up Auto Repair - Power Steering Brake Service Engines - Rebuild & Exchange

Products & Services

Fletcher's Transmission specializes in transmission service, repair, and rebuild.

Industry Tips
Auto Repair - Road Signs of Good Business

Additional Locations

  • 2545 Del Paso Blvd.

    Sacramento, CA 95815

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Complaint Detail(s)

10/4/2014 Problems with Product/Service | Read Complaint Details
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Additional Notes

Complaint: Replace Steering Gear Box Change that one put another one in still leaking broken my front window broken both tie rods etc. Told me dont want to have anything else to do with my car, said dont have the righ tools and more things or getting broken. Cannot travel to work in car . When turning the wheel and backing up their is a popping noise.

Desired Settlement: My money back or fix the problem. $191.40 (cash) + $131.40 (CC) Missing sub frame bolts + broken windshield + catalytic converter. Fix steering rack problem. $23 x 3 oil cans.

Business Response:

This is a response to the above numbered complaint. When the customer first brought her car to us for a power steering leak, she stated that she had an unlicensed mechanic IE. (***** **** ) do the first power steering gear box replacement with a used unit that the Customer provided. When the car was put up on a lift it was noted that the return line from the box was leaking. The hose leaked so bad that fluid was everywhere. The customer authorized the repair. The replacement of the return hose was completed. Also the technician noted that possibly, there was bolts missing from the sub-frame. And, we recommended an alignment shop or *** dealership to check the front end and sub-frame.

The customer left here she went to an alignment shop. The alignment shop told the customer that the steering gear box was still leaking. The customer returned to us where we confirmed the other shops findings. So, then the customer asked if we would help get a warranty from the used part supplier. They agreed to warranty it. We quoted a price to install the second used power steering gear box that the customer supplied. We installed the used steering box.  We, also recommended to take the car to a car wash to get off as much fluid as possible.

She went back to the alignment shop where they told her that we damaged a tie rod end boot and that the center link was on backwards preventing a proper alignment. We did not remove the center link during our repairs. We attempted to put the center link on correctly as the alignment shop stated. We found that the center link can only go on one way. In attempting  this our tool damaged the seals on the center link, at that point we purchased and Installed a new tie rod end and center link at no charge to the customer.

The windshield had a rock chip where the crack began. We did perform a road test after we installed the steering  box, the road test was once around the block at the speed limit. The windshield was cracked when it first arrived at our shop.

The catalytic converter is an item we had nothing to do with.

BBB's Final Determination: Business offered a resolution. Consumer did not pursue further with BBB and the matter was assumed to be resolved

9/18/2014 Problems with Product/Service