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Description

This company offers the sale of new and used tires. Services include custom wheels, balancing, tire mounting, tire retread, and repair.

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Factors that raised the rating for Mr. P's Tires 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.
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Customer Complaints Summary Read complaint details

1 complaint closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 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

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

2 Customer Reviews on Mr. P's Tires
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 1
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 1
Total Customer Reviews 2

Additional Information

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BBB file opened: January 26, 1998 Business started: 01/01/1988 in WI Business started locally: 01/01/1988 Business incorporated: 06/19/1995 in WI
Type of Entity

Limited Liability Company (LLC)

Business Management
Mr. Larry A. Pachefsky, Owner Mr. Steven G. Schmidt, Owner
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Larry A. Pachefsky, Owner
Principal: Mr. Steven G. Schmidt, Owner
Related Businesses
Mr. P's Tires
Business Category

Tire Dealers Tire Retread & Repair Tire Distributors & Manufacturers Auto Parts & Supplies - Custom Wheels/Rims Tire Dealers (NAICS: 441320)

Service Area
Southeastern Wisconsin
Alternate Business Names
Mr. P's Tires S. 108th LLC

Additional Locations

  • 2366 S Kinnickinnic Ave

    Milwaukee, WI 53207 (414) 769-6500

  • 4781 S 108th St

    Greenfield, WI 53228 (414) 425-7800

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Complaint Detail(s)

8/23/2013 Problems with Product/Service | Read Complaint Details
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Additional Notes

Complaint: I had the unfortunate experience of dealing with Mr. P's *******, **** and ****, with my most recent tire purchase. I dropped of my vehicle at 830 a.m. and indicated to **** that I will be back at 5 p.m. to pick up my vehicle. **** indicated that he would call when the vehicle was finished. At 1215 p.m. I received a message to return his phone call. I called back at 1230 p.m. To my dismay, **** nonchalantly indicates that he broke off my valve stem and tpms. He then apathetically said "you will have to go and spend 80-100 dollars to get it fixed elsewhere, your car is finished." I arrived at 5 p.m. to pick up my vehicle and address my concerns. I was concerned that I was not informed that they may break my valve stem when attempting to remove a seized valve cap. I was immediately belittled by both **** and **** when entering the establishment in front of 10-15 customers. After calmly attempting to ask **** and **** why they were yelling they responded "I talk loud" by **** and **** says "I think this is funny that you are making a big deal of this!" Coming directly from work, dressed in ******** ******, **** continued to compare changing a tire to my profession of saving lives as to the reason why he didn't wait before breaking my valve stem. "I couldn't leave the tire on and only change three tires, so I just broke it and I would do it again." At this point, I requested the owners contact information. Never once did either manager apologize or comment on the 3 cm circular gash on the rim of my vehicle where my existing valve stem was broken. I spoke to the owner 5 days after the event and it was the only time I received an apology. At no point during that conversation did he offer compensation to offset the cost of bringing my vehicle elsewhere to fix the broken valve stem. I appreciated the apology, but will stand by that I was not properly informed of the decision to break my valve stem and the damage to my rim.

Desired Settlement: I am not requesting a new rim, despite the damage, I would appreciate coverage of the new tpms that was damaged beyond repair.

Business Response: It was unfortunate that Dr. ***** had a very bad valve stem sensor. It was extremely corroded together in which we showed him. It was so bad that we had to chisel the sensor out of the rim. We did try to call Dr. ***** about the problem . Unfortunately when he did not answer his phone,  we tried to see if we could remove the nut ,in witch the  valve broke and we had to put a temporary valve in so we could air up a tire. We agree we should have waited for him to call us no matter how long it would have taken, in which the outcome would have been the same no matter what. Since I was on vacation, my response  to Dr. ***** was immediate when I learned of his voice message. We are very sorry about the way this matter was approach, which I conveyed to Dr. *****. On 7/19/13 I did call Dr ***** on his phone and offered to pay for a new valve stem sensor. I hope Dr. ***** takes my offer .

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