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Old 07-24-2012, 10:53 AM   #1
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Thumbs down Check Tire Pressure (2 tires) = $44.50 (charge removed)

Watch out...While having 1 axle wheel bearing packed at Camping World I asked them to check the tire pressure on both tires before releasing the trailer. That labor cost for checking tire pressure was $44.50!
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Old 07-24-2012, 11:01 AM   #2
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Wowsers! How to lose a customer,and talk about bad PR.
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Is that because the minimum they can charge for any job is 30 minutes? That's ridiculous and there's no way I would have paid that.
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I'd be on the horn with Camping World HQ and Good Sam!
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Old 07-24-2012, 11:28 AM   #5
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They are a rip-off, no doubt. I watched the "techs" at work one time (the LAST time) where, while waiting for my 11.00 am appointment (it was 2.00 pm, by then), and noticed the guy using a Fluke vom, like I have, troubleshooting an electrical problem. He had it on the wrong setting for the AC circuit he was trying to trace! We bailed.
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That's what you get for going to Camping World. They definitely are NOT the sharpest knife in the drawer!!!
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Old 07-24-2012, 11:37 AM   #7
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He got exactly what anybody who is too lazy to check their own tire pressure deserved.
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Old 07-24-2012, 11:39 AM   #8
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He got exactly what anybody who is too lazy to check their own tire pressure deserved.
That was an unfortunate statement.
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He got exactly what anybody who is too lazy to check their own tire pressure deserved.
I check my own air pressure all the time. In fact I generally re-check the air pressure after I get a vehicle back from a tire shop or from having a service that includes tire rotation, because I find that lots of wrench-apes don't bother to check the tag on the door and just set every tire they touch to some default pressure, regardless of how that relates to the recommendation for the vehicle.

That said, I would expect for any service that involves removing and re-installing the wheel that the tech would check tire pressure because it's part of making sure the assembly is set up properly for the road. Even if they're just going to set a pressure other than what I want it to be, I expect them to check it as part of the job.
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He got exactly what anybody who is too lazy to check their own tire pressure deserved.
This is rather uncalled for and very RUDE!. Someone woke up on the wrong side of the bed.

I have had tire shops check my pressure when getting work done and It has nothing to do with being lazy..

Call the camping world where you had the work done at and talk to the manager. Be courteous and nice and say it seems ridiculous that they charge $40 to put a pressure gage on a tire that takes a few seconds.

If this gets you no where inform that manager you will be calling corporate.

I always start of nice. 99% of the time this is how you get it resolved. But if it doesn't I can get really mean... And it aways gets fixed then.
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He got exactly what anybody who is too lazy to check their own tire pressure deserved.
That was just plain rude and uncalled for. You owe the OP an apology.
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That was just plain rude and uncalled for. You owe the OP an apology.
Ditto,that's a kick not deserved. In twenty years on the road, I've never had a tire store refuse an "air check". They (except Camping World) are most happy to do it, free.
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Had this been me I would have questioned the charge at the time of payment. Like any other business CW exists to provide a service for profit. However, this philosophy is balanced on fair market value, or at least the perception there of. Lagniappe is good for business and in cases like this it goes along way towards customer satisfaction. To those of us not privy to the details the charge seems excessive, but ripping in the service provider without knowing the facts is not appropriate.

Likewise, where are our manners? Disrespecting the original poster for choosing CW to perform this work, or failing to address this charge,or not checking his own air pressure isn't the way of this forum.

Pecos, did you discuss this with the service provider?
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