walmart stripped my oil plug

The newest one is I changed the oil tonight and when I was taking the drain plug out It was difficult to remove and when it was halfway out I noticed a wobble in the bolt. A while back the Walmart Lube Center stripped my oil pan and put a temporary plug in without telling me a thing about it. https://www.ripoffreport.com/reports/walmart/antioch-tennessee-37013/walmart-walmart-oil-and-lube-stripped-oil-plug-messed-up-motor-denied-claim-proof-on-r-257780. That among many many other reasons are why I got out of fixing cars. 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They stripped my drain plug replaced it with an over-sized plug and then stripped it again and are now paying to replace the oil pan completely. They destroyed my car, resulting in a 3,500$ repair cost. When I performed the next oil change myself, I discovered that Donkey Kong himself had tightened both the drain plug as well as the filter. I have had that for like a year and just went to Tire Kingdom to get my oil changed again. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year. Stripped oil drain plug != destroyed oil pan. Use the proper-sized socket with the right number of sides. This stuff doesn't really happen often, and it's $25 plus they top up the other fluids too, and vacuum the floors, and they do it in 30 minutes while I wait. Apparently the oil level dropped, but the oil light never came on because the bulb was out or something... Obviously, I don't know the details of the repair or damage, but he didn't get anywhere talking to the local walmart, so he parked the car in front of his house and painted a sheet of plywood next to it that read "Walmart worked on my car and now I can't drive it." As for OP, you should have contacted wal mart as soon as you found the problem, before any work was done. I was tech at a large dealership once upon a time. If you would like to see more Rip-off Reports on this company/individual, search here: Stay away from WalMart TLE! Estimated amount consumers saved since 1997: $15,590,010,907, Corporate Advocacy Program - Verified Status, REBUTTAL BOX™ Bogus Celebrity Advertisements FACE & Skin CREAM Ripoff! Cars, Trucks, Racing, Drifting, Projects, Concepts we've got it all! A program that benefits the consumer, assures them of complete satisfaction and confidence when doing business with a member business. Has anyone used a helicoil to fix it? Not much to it, put it in gently, make sure it’s straight and slowly tighten, bingo saved $610. Tire & Lube Express (Express is a joke some days) is horrible for oil changes. We have had a similar situation happen on cars that came to my shop from other stores, but always gave the store the option to fix /pay for it before we touched it, now it may be a bit harder. Anyway the managers/advisers frowned upon us doing stuff like oversizing, machining etc because there was not much money to be made in it plus if you didn't so it right it was grounds for the customer to screw you. Sadly in this situation it turns into finger pointing at best and you might get the cost of your oil change back. I would use a wrench to hold the outer plug in place while removing the inner plug to drain the oil. A few days passed and I told them that my car was knocking again, and I didn't have the time to be without a car because of my busy school and work schedule. Taking your 2010 vehicle to Wal-Mart was stupid. This is the best way to manage and repair your business reputation. A while back the Walmart Lube Center stripped my oil pan and put a temporary plug in without telling me a thing about it. I took the car to a full-service gas station and they filled up my oil. Go to them with the bill in hand, asking to speak to a manager. Over time, the threads on the plug and the oil pan can also become stripped, requiring costly oil pan replacement. After about 30 more minutes we went back and the hood was still up on the vehicle, so I asked for the manager. It seems like I’m being swindled here, and the whole reason I take my car to them is to ensure work is done correctly. I told him that between my workschedule and school, I would get it in asap. The Claim to repair my car was rejected. ._2cHgYGbfV9EZMSThqLt2tx{margin-bottom:16px;border-radius:4px}._3Q7WCNdCi77r0_CKPoDSFY{width:75%;height:24px}._2wgLWvNKnhoJX3DUVT_3F-,._3Q7WCNdCi77r0_CKPoDSFY{background:var(--newCommunityTheme-field);background-size:200%;margin-bottom:16px;border-radius:4px}._2wgLWvNKnhoJX3DUVT_3F-{width:100%;height:46px} How those businesses take care of those complaints is what separates good businesses from the rest. Advertisers above have met our I have never had any trouble after putting in a self threading, oversized plug. They claimed that my 2005 car is old and that is the reason the threads are stripped. .ehsOqYO6dxn_Pf9Dzwu37{margin-top:0;overflow:visible}._2pFdCpgBihIaYh9DSMWBIu{height:24px}._2pFdCpgBihIaYh9DSMWBIu.uMPgOFYlCc5uvpa2Lbteu{border-radius:2px}._2pFdCpgBihIaYh9DSMWBIu.uMPgOFYlCc5uvpa2Lbteu:focus,._2pFdCpgBihIaYh9DSMWBIu.uMPgOFYlCc5uvpa2Lbteu:hover{background-color:var(--newRedditTheme-navIconFaded10);outline:none}._38GxRFSqSC-Z2VLi5Xzkjy{color:var(--newCommunityTheme-actionIcon)}._2DO72U0b_6CUw3msKGrnnT{border-top:none;color:var(--newCommunityTheme-metaText);cursor:pointer;padding:8px 16px 8px 8px;text-transform:none}._2DO72U0b_6CUw3msKGrnnT:hover{background-color:#0079d3;border:none;color:var(--newCommunityTheme-body);fill:var(--newCommunityTheme-body)} There's no way WalMart … ._2a172ppKObqWfRHr8eWBKV{-ms-flex-negative:0;flex-shrink:0;margin-right:8px}._39-woRduNuowN7G4JTW4I8{border-top:1px solid var(--newCommunityTheme-widgetColors-lineColor);margin-top:12px;padding-top:12px}._3AOoBdXa2QKVKqIEmG7Vkb{font-size:12px;font-weight:400;line-height:16px;-ms-flex-align:center;align-items:center;background-color:var(--newCommunityTheme-body);border-radius:4px;display:-ms-flexbox;display:flex;-ms-flex-direction:row;flex-direction:row;margin-top:12px}.vzEDg-tM8ZDpEfJnbaJuU{color:var(--newCommunityTheme-button);fill:var(--newCommunityTheme-button);height:14px;width:14px}.r51dfG6q3N-4exmkjHQg_{font-size:10px;font-weight:700;letter-spacing:.5px;line-height:12px;text-transform:uppercase;display:-ms-flexbox;display:flex;-ms-flex-pack:justify;justify-content:space-between}._2ygXHcy_x6RG74BMk0UKkN{margin-left:8px}._2BnLYNBALzjH6p_ollJ-RF{display:-ms-flexbox;display:flex;margin-left:auto}._1-25VxiIsZFVU88qFh-T8p{padding:0}._3BmRwhm18nr4GmDhkoSgtb{color:var(--newCommunityTheme-bodyText);-ms-flex:0 0 auto;flex:0 0 auto;line-height:16px} You would have had to run it REAL low to cause this. I'm doing a basic tuneup and ran across one of the spark plugs pretty much welded to the head. They drained the oil and refilled it with high mile oil and an oil treatment because of a knocking noise. Walmart Walmart Oil and Lube, Stripped Oil Plug, Messed up Motor, Denied Claim, Proof on Reciept Ripoff Antioch Tennessee. I have had a lot of stripped oil pans, which is why I don’t let anyone change my oil for me anymore. Pilo Arts, ranked as one of New York's best 5 Color Salons, is the definitive authority on hair, beauty, and wellness in the North East. Now I'm stuck with a knocking motor. ._3Im6OD67aKo33nql4FpSp_{border:1px solid var(--newCommunityTheme-widgetColors-sidebarWidgetBorderColor);border-radius:5px 5px 4px 4px;overflow:visible;word-wrap:break-word;background-color:var(--newCommunityTheme-body);padding:12px}.lnK0-OzG7nLFydTWuXGcY{font-size:10px;font-weight:700;letter-spacing:.5px;line-height:12px;text-transform:uppercase;padding-bottom:4px;color:var(--newCommunityTheme-navIcon)} The "techs" at the "TLE" ARE NOT mechanics. How do you deal with Wal-Mart? I feel sorry for you, but I think you're going to have to take this as a learning experience. Why Ripoff Report will not release author information! 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The claim's person told me that the store informed them that the car was already repaired. I always take my car to walmart for oil changes. A member of Intercoiffure and ISPA, Pilo Arts' hair color specialist are the leading hair color artists in the country. I'd stripped the oil drain hole on my girlfriend's 2003 Civic when changing oil. They ARE NOT ASE certified in anything! a self tapping plug comes with a washer and it makes its own threads. Drug Rehab Deception Addiction Treatment Industry Rocked By Fraud & Abuse. those people at wal-mart are jerks. First off, it might be difficult to remove, so avoid using vice grips, as those may strip the head. I wouldn't let them work on my rubber mallet! Antioch, TennesseeU.S.A. Can I do anything? Instead the employee of Wal-Mart stripped my drain plug and didn't replace the oil drain plug gasket. Your actions after the car stalled, coupled with what you are describing as a malfunctioning idiot light, contributed to the damage to the engine. Celebrity Skin Cream wrinkle cream rip-off advertisements US Based and Foreign companies bilked consumers out of Hundreds of Millions of dollars over the past 7 years. ._33axOHPa8DzNnTmwzen-wO{display:block;padding:0 16px;width:100%}.isNotInButtons2020 ._33axOHPa8DzNnTmwzen-wO{font-size:14px;font-weight:700;letter-spacing:.5px;line-height:32px;text-transform:uppercase} Here's a cheap and easy fix for a stripped oil drain plug thread problem. Patients made into prostitutes and sex slaves, bilking insurance companies out of millions, Sac_County Iowa Prosecutor Ben Smith pays $750,000 to settle Ripoff Report 1983 civil rights lawsuit.. Federal Judge stops prosecutors abuse of power against ED Magedson Founder of Ripoff Report. ~ Randy Worked exactly like it says and saved me $610 from having to replace the oil pan. A stripped oil pan drain plug can be especially frustrating because it will leave your oil drain plug loose causing a constant leak. Retap and install an oversized drainplug. I believe they failed to tighten the drain plug. He sent one of his guys to a part's store to buy a universal plug. They can blame everything on the person you took it to after they worked on it. ~ Rich They discover the damage and replace the oil pan and all the other necessary parts for $620. .LalRrQILNjt65y-p-QlWH{fill:var(--newRedditTheme-actionIcon);height:18px;width:18px}.LalRrQILNjt65y-p-QlWH rect{stroke:var(--newRedditTheme-metaText)}._3J2-xIxxxP9ISzeLWCOUVc{height:18px}.FyLpt0kIWG1bTDWZ8HIL1{margin-top:4px}._2ntJEAiwKXBGvxrJiqxx_2,._1SqBC7PQ5dMOdF0MhPIkA8{height:24px;vertical-align:middle;width:24px}._1SqBC7PQ5dMOdF0MhPIkA8{-ms-flex-align:center;align-items:center;display:-ms-inline-flexbox;display:inline-flex;-ms-flex-direction:row;flex-direction:row;-ms-flex-pack:center;justify-content:center} At most you're looking at $50 from a decent shop to do the job for you. What the BBB has done to consumers for over 100 years is one of the many reasons why Ripoff Report was created. Someone in my small town had something similar happen to them. 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