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BBB has determined that Deal Depot 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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- Response to 4 complaint(s) filed against business
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|Problems with Product/Service||1|
|Total Closed Complaints||4|
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BBB determined that despite the company’s reasonable effort to address complaint issues, the consumer remained dissatisfied.
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|Total Customer Reviews||0|
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SC Department of Revenue
300 A Outlet Point Blvd, Columbia SC 29210
Phone Number: 803-898-5000
Type of Entity
Business ManagementMs. Darla Booher, Owner
Auto Dealers - Used Cars
Industry TipsUsed Cars/Appliances
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|12/8/2015||Problems with Product/Service | Complaint Details Unavailable|
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Complaint: I purchased a 2004 ***** at Deal Depot in Greer,SC. I paid almost $15,000.00 for the vehicle by the time it was financed and all. Since I purchased the vehicle in May of 2013 I have had one problem after another. The vehicle has been wrecked and since it was wrecked it has issues from the motor being replaced and gaskets not being put back on to the control arms causing the car not to be able to be aligned and tires being rubbed to where I have had 2 blow outs on the interstate. The vehicle is suppose to have a warranty on it, in which I have called about some of these problems before and been told its my responsibility to replace. I asked was the car wrecked when I purchased it and been told no more than once but took the car to their mechanic who informed me it had. On Thursday, January 30, I called Deal Depot and spoke with *** letting her know I wasnt going to be able to make a payment until the following Wednesday because something else had to be replaced and it cost more than the payment itself. I needed them to work with me. My account has not been behind, late or anything. Apparently she failed to note the account. On Monday, February 3 I call and make a payment anyway but by then I have a letter stating my account was past due and they were going to ruin my credit. I have never received a letter from them before. I call and explain again the situation to a lady named ****** who is my account manager. ****** simply refused to work with me leaving me no option but to possibly give the car back. Not for 3 months worth of payments being behind, but one week!! Yes one week behind and they wanna repo the car. I currently do not have a job but my fiancee is making the payments to keep my credit good inspite of all the problems and money we have put into this car since May of 2013.
Desired Settlement: Replace the bad wrong with the car that I have complained about since day one. The control arms, an alignment and new tires. Motor needs to have gaskets put on the intake and valve covers also because when motor was put in, these were failed to be replaced causing oil in the spark plugs and car to run bad. Car cannot be aligned without control arms being replaced and cant put new tires on the car until its aligned.
DEAL DEPOT INC.
13650 E. Wade Hampton Blvd.
Greer, SC 29651
****** ***** ********
**** ***** ********
Prior to selling the vehicle to ***. ****** we put the vehicle thru a 32 point inspection with our preferred mechanic on 04/26/13. The vehicle passed the inspection to meet the highest standard for a used vehicle.
On 5/23/13 ***. ****** purchased a 2004 ***** 6 with 114,740 miles that included a 12 month/12,000 mile (whichever comes first from date of sale) limited powertrain warranty. I have attached a copy of the warranty.
At the time of the sale, ***. ****** was provided a ****** report for the vehicle. In this report it does not state the vehicle had been in a wreck. I have attached a copy of the ******.
On 2/05/14 ***. ****** called in to request an extension on her weekly payment due to repair expenses related to the vehicle. We told ***. ****** we would be more than happy to help with an extension and to please provide documentation showing the expenses she incurred. ***. ****** became defensive and aggressive saying she did not have any receipts. That the parts were purchased at ******** but the person who purchased them does not remember which one, therefore she could not get a receipt. ***. ****** proceeded to tell her account manager that she would just purchase a new vehicle with her tax refund and hung up the phone.
On 2/14/14 we made an additional attempt to reach ***. ****** and she instructed us to go pick up the vehicle that the key was in it and then hung up the phone.
We regret that ***. ****** was having mechanical issues and were more than willing to help her with a payment arrangement had she worked with us and given us the chance.
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Complaint: We purchased a van, Buick Terraza 2007, from Deal Depot on 09/24/2013 and paid it off on October 15, 2013 for approximately 13,000. After making the payment, the tech was given the keys to remove the ****** Pass Key III from the car which ********* had told us previously that it was underneath the car and within the car key switch. The tech drove the car into the mechanics area where customers are not allowed and we were asked to sit in the waiting area inside because it would take approximately 15-20 minutes. I then drove the car home and noticed the box compartment hanging where part of the ****** Pass Key is located inside the key switch compartment; so it was not put back on correctly or a piece was broken off. The next morning the front driver's tire was completely flat on the rim. My husband removed the tire and put the doughnut on it and we went to get it plugged thinking maybe a nail was in the tire. The person who examined the tire said the tire was cut in "four to five places on the inner tire, and appears to be a new tire and can't be plugged, need a tire". So we purchased a used tire for $54, and the tech advised us to keep the tire he removed and inform the dealership. However,the warranty does not cover malicious damage to the tire. In addition, the compartment of the key switch was not put back on correctly either. Therefore, I am filing this complaint because I feel the tire was cut on purpose by someone at the dealership during the process of removing the Pass Key assembly after being paid off.
Desired Settlement: Compartment near key ignition replaced along with a new tire for the front driver side. In addition if these items are not replaced, I desire no resolution other than requested in the previous statement and the complaint to stay at the BBB.
13650 Wade Hampton Blvd.
Greer, SC 29651
Phone: (864) 848-4040
Fax: (864) 848-4042
The system **** **************** is referring to is a starter interrupt device that is connected to the starter. This device is installed and removed from inside the vehicle and our technicians remove over 300 of these devices per year. No other issues have been reported with the removal of these devices. **** **************** had the device removed on 10/15/13 and this is the first notification of any issue. We would have preferred **** **************** call us the moment she realized the compartment was hanging. We would have asked the customer to return to the dealership so we could correct the issue with the compartment. If the compartment is still hanging we will be more than happy to schedule **** ******** an appointment to have it snapped back in. In regards to the tire, no one at our facility had any motive to damage **** ********-********* vehicle. Infact, **** **************** is a wonderful customer and we would be happy to do business with her again. It is unfortunate of the timing regarding the tire, but that could have happened on the way home by a sharp piece of metal on the road which caused cuts to the tire. Since the tire issue is an unrelated issue and we will not be replacing the tire and respectfully request this issue be closed.
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