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Joe Marconi

AMMCO's "Free Check Engine Light Test" on TV

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Has anyone seen the TV commercial for AAMCO Transmission promoting they will test a check engine for free! Well, this is misleading and deceiving advertising. Click on the link below and find out the truth posted on their Web site!

 

This type of advertising damages an industry already filled with confusion and mistrust by the average consumer. Anyone….and I mean anyone can hook up a scanner and get trouble codes. That is not a diagnosis. Even though AAMCO states on its web site that it’s only a “Free Check” of stored codes and that more testing is needed, the majority of people will not go to the site and read the fine print.

 

THEY WILL, HOWEVER, QUESTION YOU THE NEXT TIME YOU TELL YOUR CUSTOMER THE TRUTH AND GIVE THEM A PRICE TO DIAGNOSIS A CHECK ENGINE LIGHT, AFTER HEARING “FREE” ON THE TV.

 

Here’s the link, let me know what you think. Are there any AAMCO dealers out there? I know we would all like to hear from you.

 

http://www.aamco.com/Check_Engine_light_on-FREE_Check.asp

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