Interesting sequel... about Advance Auto Parts a.k.a Discount Auto
and Western Auto.
I needed to have an alternator tested for a friends car... friend lives
about 30 miles from me. I'm pretty satisfied with the local Advance
Auto parts house, so I figured I'd recommend a few in my friends
What an eye-opener.... I drive the 30 miles, and go into the
first store.... back to the parts counter, no parts guy.... I wait about 10
while guys are stocking the shelves and the checkout girl is talking on her cell
phone.... still no assistance. So I go to the checkout counter... and wait
minute or so while the girl finally puts the phone on hold. I ask her about the
counter guy... she pages him and he comes in through the front door.
So I ask him if he could test the alternator..... "Can't do that" say's
testers been broke for several weeks now. But they still have the big ass
in the front window advertising that they can test out alternators and starters.
Problem continues.... I look up another store, located about 10 miles
time I CALL before going there...."YES, we have a tester". So I trek up
there, in the
meantime it starts thundering and pouring rain. Finally locate the store
inside soaking wet. Put the alternator on the counter and ask them to check
The counter guy say's "Can't test it, our tester's been broke for weeks. Try
I'm going to locate a decent parts house tomorrow !!!
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