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BBB has determined that ECR Development Group, LLC dba 2nd Chance Motors 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

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Factors that raised the rating for ECR Development Group, LLC dba 2nd Chance Motors include:

  • Length of time business has been operating.
  • Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size.
  • Response to 1 complaint(s) filed against business.
  • Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business.
  • BBB has sufficient background information on this business.

Customer Complaints Summary Read complaint details

1 complaint closed with BBB in last 3 years | 1 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 1
Total Closed Complaints 1

Additional Information

BBB file opened: April 13, 2009 Business started: 07/10/2002 Business started locally: 07/10/2002 Business incorporated: 07/24/2006 in TX
Licensing, Bonding or Registration

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Texas Department of Motor Vehicles

Type of Entity


Business Management
Tony Renfro, Owner/President Bruce Simien, Manager
Contact Information
Principal: Tony Renfro, Owner/President
Business Category

Auto Dealers - Used Cars Truck Dealers Auto Repair & Service Used Car Dealers (NAICS: 441120)

Alternate Business Names
2nd Chance Motors Second Chance Motors Star Motors Tony Renfro Imports, Inc.,
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Additional Locations

  • 2790 Eastex Fwy

    Beaumont, TX 77703 (409) 347-2886


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Complaint Detail(s)

3/4/2014 Problems with Product/Service | Read Complaint Details

Additional Notes

Complaint: I purchased a vehicle from this dealership in early January 2014. First it took them a month to pay off my trade and clear my account with USAA. Now it has been 7 weeks and I have yet to receive my permanent plates. Despite my efforts to communicate with them, they have chosen to ignore my emails and will not provide me any information as to the whereabouts of my plates. I have requested the name of the owner of the company, again they have ignored that request. Product_Or_Service: Kia

Desired Settlement: DesiredSettlementID: Other (requires explanation) I just need my permanent plates mailed to the hotel I am currently staying ************* ********** Market Place BlvdIrving, TX XXXXXc/o ***** ******, RM 222

Business Response: Initial Business Response /* (1000, 5, 2014/02/25) */ Contact Name and Title: **** ******, Pres Contact Phone: XXX-XXX-XXXX Contact Email: ********** We have been in constant contact with Mr.****** during the duration of the account by email. Mr. ****** changed his phone # and address after purchasing his vehicle in which he moved to the Dallas area without notifying us at the time. Soon after he contacted us, several weeks later, as we were waiting for Mr. ******'s title from the auction to receive his title so that we can have it registered with his new address and county, to have it registered with the Tax Office. Mr.****** also stated that we did not pay his trade off which is not correct, we paid the payoff by state law within the 10th working business day. His credit union USAA responed by letting us know that they will have to hold our payment for his trade for 14 business days before release. We have not received his title from his credit union USAA as of today 2/25/14, Mr. ****** has his plates mailed to his hotel room as of last Friday 2/21/14...We have never had an issues with license plates only when it is delayed by the auction..

BBB's Final Determination: Consumer accepted resolution offered by the business.