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    Oil chnaged at CT lead to engine seizure

    Should CT be liable to the damage of my engine\car?? I had the oil on my Mazda 3 changed at CT in Aurora. 25 days after, the engine light came on and the engine seized completely! I had the car towed to my mechanic who upon visual inspection told me the person who last changed your oil...
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    Canadian Tire Sucks at Oil Changes - Overpriced, Incompetent, Incomplete, Damage, etc.

    This is yet another area in which Canadian Tire excels ... at sucking, that is. I was inspired by this post on the Mapleview thread: https://www.canadiantiresucks.net/canadian-tire-75-mapleview-dr-w-barrie/909-need-oil-change-maintenance-avoid-mapleview-dr-barrie-location.html Here's what...
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    Stanley Fat Max 400 Stud Finder

    My wife bought this product almost a year ago. It never worked correctly. We have so many unnecessary holes because of it's inaccuracy. I decided to give it one last chance today when I was installing a hose reel. I would of been better off guessing. So, wondering what I have for options. I'm so...
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    Canadian Tire Cheats Generous Canadians Who Donate to Charities (Jumpstart)

    I'm sure Jumpstart does some good work. But that's no excuse for Canadian Tire to steal the tax credits of the generous Canadians who donate. And after they steal the tax credits, they also steal the credit for the whole donation! Have they no shame at all? I don't approve of vulgarity...
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    Repairs At Canadian Tire?

    Hi, My issue with Store going on for over 8 months, who should I contact to fix my car, I went to Canadian tire shop for oil change and boy who took my van in the shop scratched. I talk to manager she apology and buff my van which clear some minor scratches but asked me to contact manager. Talk...
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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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    How To Spot Those Who Use Disinformation

    25 Disinformation Rules!!! 1. Hear no evil, see no evil, speak no evil. Regardless of what you know, don't discuss it -- especially if you are a public figure, news anchor, etc. If it's not reported, it didn't happen, and you never have to deal with the issues. 2. Become incredulous and...
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    Why faker advocates don't like math

    Man spends fortune in Canadian Tire money on mower - CTV News I particularly like the comments at the bottom with the agree/disagree. Most people just aren't like faker advocate, they don't see the world through shit colored glasses. Damn that math!
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    Got an oil change and then some.

    I have a story, I will post what I have now on hands, and update once more information is available. My mother had her oil changed in CT. All good and well. She came there to get her brakes checked just over a month later - Canadian Tire found transmission fluid contamination in the brake...
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    oil change gone wrong

    Here is what CT calls an oil change.(1)remove old oil filter (2) drain transmission fluid (3) replace plug, replace with new oil filter (4) combine new...
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    this location has insurance adjuster for 5-6 bad service claims per week

    My experience... August 2nd 2011, I took my 2002 explorer to get two new tires installed on the rear. When talking with the service supervisor, the person who booked my order, I specified 235/70r16. He took my vehicle ownership info, made the work order, and told me the price. I questioned...
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    Defective part causes engine damage

    I built a new engine with my truck, I replaced the water pump with one bought from canadian tire. The water pump failed after two days and in the process milled 4-5mm off the engine block water pump cavity. I've received quotes ranging from 5000-7000$ to have the damage repaired. Now the...
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    Damaged Car My Fault??

    I was in the process of buying a vehicle and brought it to Canadian Tire in Hanmer for a mechanical. They told me to drop off the vehicle and keys and they would do it first thing in the morning. When i went to get the vehicle the next morning, there was a big dent and large scratch on the...
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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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    CT garage abused my car

    Anyone who had same experience, please come forward. We need to stand together and fight against the monster. Here is what happened. I recently CT Pit Stop to get a quick oil/filter change. A young mechanic checked my transmission oil and said it needed to be flushed. I declined and I just had...
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    "Repair Only Warranty" - No Refund, No Exchange

    A Canadian Tire policy that seems to cause a large number of complaints is their “Repair Only Warranty”. The name doesn’t sound so bad. It seems like it’s only telling you something about the manufacturer’s warranty. After all, how could a “Repair Only Warranty” doesn't sound a whole lot...
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    CBC's "Go Public" reports on Canadian Tire.

    CBC News - The National - Go Public - Canadian Tire store sells questionable repairs Here is the link. Comments can be made there to spread the word that Canadian Tire is a disgrace to all that is Canadian!
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    Returned goods put back on shelf to be resold (to me)

    It seems almost everything I buy at CT has been returned. I consider these products to be used, not new. I bought a cot. Good quality, on closer inspection, blond hair boot print and dust. Hey, unexpected overnight guests? Buy, no rent, cot at CT and return it the next day. It's back on...
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    C-T garage tried to rob my mother

    So this is the story: My mother had car problems where her jeep would overheat. Once she realised that it was happening with her car, she stoped and found a way to bring it over to C-T to get it checked. A mechanic looked over it, did a "Hydro Carbon test" and from that, he said that the rad...
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    Tire flies off vehicle while driving due to CT negligence

    Long story short - got my tires replaced at Canadian Tire and not long after, one of my tires came off my truck while driving, rolled down the road while my truck came to a skidding stop on the shoulder. I got it towed back to Canadian Tire, they admitted fault and offered to make it right. The...