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    Car Batteries comparison

    I have tried to figure out what the difference is between ctc 10-2485-0 and 10-4085-0 they are both 700cc/840ca eliminator batteries but the one for the focus is price at $124.99 while the one that so calledly won't fit is only $104.99. As far as my measurements for the battery box this one...
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    Never buy a Lawnmowers from Canadian Tire

    Canadian Tire doesn't support their product they sell! I purchased a "Yard Works" battery operated lawnmower four years ago and it worked well only the batteries were of poor quality. Every year I had to purchase a new battery, which are very expensive $112.99 incl. Taxes. Because the...
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    18v PowerXchange cordless tools

    I have a bunch of PowerXchange cordless tools. It's unfortunate they have two battery systems with the same name and voltage. Mine are the style with angular batteries, not the brick shaped batteries. Here is my opinion o 1/2" Hammer drill - Excellent. Lot's of power. Metal gear case...
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    Wrenches and square drive

    I think C-T has some of the highest value wrenches and square drive going and has had for years. We're starting to see competition at the mid price range, high quality, level but C-T has owned this space for years.
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    I'm thrill to come across this communities for Canadian tire victims. I'm a 3rd year apprentice in the automotive service trade and Canadian tire was my first shop. Nobody else would hire me with no experience at the time. as soon as I got my first year training I got the hell out of there. The...
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    So Called Lifetime warranty on tools..BS

    I bought drill bit set 22 years ago 1989, and still have the receipt which I was told at the time was my warranty for these "lifetime" bits. Since then I think I returned bits for warranty twice, with 1st time no issues, 2nd time minor issues, but this evening I was told No way were these...
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    ratchets, sockets, etc

    CTC used to say it's warranty on tools is "forever" but forever now has a time limit or at least it requires a receipt. No more replacements without a receipt. Now who keep receipts for their tools for years??? Are they mental? You'd think the fact you present them a broken part would be...
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    Battery Problems

    Simply put, I bought a battery for a motorcycle. It lasted only a few months so I took it back to CTC in Kingston (I had the bill) and complained about its poor performance and stated I wanted a replacement. I was told they'd have to test it and it would cost me etc etc. I said that's up to you...
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    Will not buy any expensive item from Canadian tire any more

    Just brought a brand new shark vacum for three days. Use it once and it did not work well due to poor design. It does not work well on hard wood floor without turnning on the power brush. But turning on the bursh will damage my hard wood floor. So try to refund it. But CT refuse to give me back...
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    Candian tire doesnt honor warrenty

    Ok so I may be fault for this but here goes nothing last year in September 2010 I bought a new battery for my work truck and I'm the owner of the company so had to file the receipt away I bought the battery in Alberta I'm now living in British columbia the battery still has the manufacturing...
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    Charged for their mistake.

    Heres the events. I went in to have a new rim put on a tire and my alignment looked at, everything was great aside from those 2 spots, my car stared up beautifully and it was smooth. I gt my car back after service, and not only is my battery all of a sudden dead, but it even looked different...
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    Buying Batteries From Canadian Tire - Warranty Issues, Etc.

    The threads on Canadian Tire batteries are very popular, especially when it comes to warranty issues. To get things started, I don't think people realize that the following thread is about batteries:
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    Making more work for themselves

    I took my car in yesterday to get my powersteering line repaired from a leak as well as get an oil change and fix the front driverside headlight and get a new tire for the from passanger side since it was leaking. I also asked for them to add freon for the AC while they were at it. The guy...
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    Rude Customer.

    Just thought I would share an experience I had today with you guys, could why some employees are the way they are. Today I was working and I had by far the rudest customer ever. Now im not saying all customers are bad, many of them are very kind and treat me with dignity and respect. I was...
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    Canadian Tire Takes Advantage Of 18 yr old University Student

    My Daughter brought her car into Canadian Tire Monday Dec 13/2010 because her front end was smoking and she wasn't getting any heat in her car. They hoisted her car up, gave her an oil change and told her there might be a clog in her thermostate. She took the car home and on Wednesday it...
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    Motomaster Eliminator Life time Guarantee

    Back in 88 or 89 I believe it was, Canadian tire offered a life time warrantee on their Motomaster Eliminator battery. There were no conditions (that I remember) such as "as long as you own the car", in fact I bought the battery over the shelf and did the installation myself , so there is not...
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    Mastercraft Compact Li-Ion Drill, 18V

    Mastercraft Compact Li-Ion Drill, 18V Product #54-1207-6 I bought this drill because of the rave reviews it had on the Canadian Tire website. Turns out that certain points (Charge Time - 90 minutes, Torque - 230 in-lb and and Lithium battery life) were wrong or misleading. Because my battery...
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    What a ripoff!!!!

    I needed some work done on my Ford E-250 work van and found out my regular mechanic was away on holidays, so I made an appointment at the country hills location to have an oil change, tune up and a flat tire repaired. I went in and thye looked up all the pricing....$45 for the oil change...$265...
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    Questions and suggestions for the customers!

    I work at a CT part-time and while you may joke all you want about the employees and the store (I've heard it all), it just so happens that most customers, probably the ones who post on this site, and either incredibly dumb, lazy or just plain retarded. Everyday I bombared with moronic...
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    Automotive Service Notice

    Hello Consumers First of all i must inform you. As an employee of 5 years at a Canadian Tire Serivce Centre after 3 years private shop. That it doesn't matter where you get your car serviced, you are dealing with the same people. I have worked with people who now work at dealerships, BMW...