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- Response to 2 complaint(s) filed against business
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Oregon Department of Motor Vehicles
1905 Lana Ave NE, Salem OR 97314
Phone Number: (503) 299-9999
Type of Entity
Business ManagementMr. Brad Tonkin, Co-President Mr. Ed Tonkin, Co-President Mr. Danny Dragomir, Digital Marketing Director Ms. Lisa Nichols, Executive Assistant
Auto Dealers - New Cars Auto Dealers - Used Cars Auto Repair & Service New Car Dealers (NAICS: 441110)
9655 SW Canyon Rd
Portland, OR 97225 (503) 291-5195 (503) 292-0662 Directions
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Complaint: I own a 2010 Acura TL, SH-AWD with Tech Package. The vehicle is equipped with Premium Milano leather on all seating surfaces. On the driver's side upper seat bolster, the taupe leather is wearing away. Likewise, on the lower driver's side seat cushion(area closest to entry/exit), the leather is loosing it's shape. The vehicle only has 27k miles and I meticulously maintain my vehicle and condition the seats on a regular basis. According to Ron Tonkin Acura, this is "normal wear & tear" and is not covered under the vehicle's warranty. I've owned multiple Acura's in the past with factory leather seats and have never had this problem. As a loyal Acura customer, I'm asking that the kleather on thedriver's seat be repaired.
Desired Settlement: I'm asking that the driver's side upper seat bolster and lower seat bolster (both areas closest to exit/entry)be replaced.
Business Response: Initial Business Response /* (1010, 5, 2014/05/21) */ Better Business Bureau Attn: ****************** PO Box 1000 DuPont, WA 98327 May 20, 2014 Re: Case # ********, *********** Dear **************: Thank you for allowing us the opportunity to respond to ********** concern regarding the condition of the leather on his 2010 Acura TL. At this time we are in the process of arranging a meeting with********** and our Acura District Service and Parts Manager for the date of May 23, 2014. It is typical for a four year old vehicle to perhaps show signs of wear in this area of the seat. However, to ********** point, if he feels this is excessive we will certainly advocate his cause and request assistance from Acura under the Manufacturers Warranty, or as a Goodwill gesture. We do recognize********** as a longtime, loyal Acura client. It is our intention to find a resolution that is satisfactory to**********. Sincerely, ********* General Manager Ron Tonkin Acura Initial Consumer Rebuttal /* (3000, 7, 2014/05/23) */ (The consumer indicated he/she DID NOT accept the response from the business.) I've been contacted by the Service Manager at Ron Tonkin Acura and he has informed me that a replacement driver's side leather seat cover has been ordered for my vehicle and will be installed under warranty. The seat cover should arrive next week. At that time, I'll take my vehicle in to have the seat cover replaced. I'm very hopeful that this will resolve the problem. Once the seat cover is satisfactorily replaced, I will then end my complaint with the Better Business Bureau. Final Consumer Response /* (2000, 9, 2014/05/27) */ I've been contacted by the Service Manager at Ron Tonkin Acura and he has informed me that a replacement driver's side leather seat cover has been ordered for my vehicle and will be installed under warranty. The seat cover should arrive next week. At that time, I'll take my vehicle in to have the seat cover replaced. I'm very hopeful that this will resolve the problem. Once the seat cover is satisfactorily replaced, I will then end my complaint with the Better Business Bureau.
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Complaint: I recently purchased a used Chevy Tahoe. It was advertised that it had the "Towing Packing". There is 1 towing package available on this car. I also was told by the sales person (***** ****) that the car did have this option. After taking the car home, I checked the owners manual, and found this car did NOT have the towing package. This is an important issue, since it increases towing from 5100lbs to 8200lbs. I called them within 3 hours of buying the car to see if I could return the car, or have the option added. The absolutely refused to take the car back (even though they lied and misrepresented the product).
Desired Settlement: I would like them to take the car back, or pay me the difference for me to trade it in to get a car with the towing package.
Business Response: Business' Initial Response /* (1000, 7, 2013/06/26) */ We have, by customer request, taken the vehicle back (rescinded the transaction). That happened on 6-17-2013. The vehicle was equipped with a tow package. What we did not know, since we are not a Chevrolet dealer, is there are two options for a tow package: * + / - 5200 lb capacity * + / - 8000 lb capacity This particular vehicle is equipped with the 5200 lb package, and the customer needed the higher capability. We investigated further to see if the additional equipment could be added to upgrade the capacity, but it could not be. Therefore, we rescinded the transaction. It should be noted that calls to four different Chevrolet dealerships generated different responses to our questions regarding tow capacity. Please let me know if you need any further information. Thank you, *** ***** General Manager Consumer's Final Response /* (-5, 6, 2013/06/20) */ Hi The business did resolve my complaint (let me return the car). It was only after I hired an attorney. Thanks *****