Sears Customer Service
Rated 1.99 of 5 Stars
Based on 352 Complaints

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Sears is one of the oldest department stores in the United States. Originally founded as Sears & Roebuck Co., the business was made famous for their "Sears Catalog" that would come out each year. 

Today, you can find Sears stores across the country selling a variety of items including: Clothing, Mattresses, Eyeglasses, Lawn Equipment, and more. Some states even have Sears automotive centers that can service your vehicle while you shop.

Common issues against Sears generally relate to rude employees, warranty refunds, technical problems, poor quality products, and the automotive center.


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    • 3333 Beverly Road
    • Hoffman Estates
    • IL 60179
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    847-286-2500
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    A-
  • Customer service hours

    8am-5pm CST, Weekdays

Top Sears Complaints

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I ordered a part for water heater. It was warranted and could have gotten it from manufacturer free, but could not get it soon enough. Sears told me they could get it to me between 4 and 6 pm the next day. When it did not arrive I obtained one that day and installed it. The next day I called and canceled the order and was told that it had been canceled. that evening it arrived and I called to ship it back. The people I spoke with seemed to be helpful. I was told I would receive an E-mail with a printable shipping label. I waited five days and after receiving no E-mail I called today and was told that. I would have to 4.95 for the shipping label.

This would have been fine except they were not going to refund the $18 I paid for expedited shipping. Sears finally decided to refund part of the shipping. This would have been ok if the problem had been my fault, but I did everything I was supposed to do. It was sears fault I did not receive the part when I was told I would receive it. I talked to four different people there and got four different stories. This isn't a lot of money but it is my money. Don't believe the "hassle free return policy" it is a hoax. I will never do business with sears again. Again, I could have gotten the part free from the manufacturer in the same amount of time it took to get it from sears.

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I first ordered a weed eater with a visa gift card of two hundred dollars my realtor gave me when I bought a new house, the remaining balance of $58.68 I paid with my credit card. I waited 20 days for my order to arrive at Pasadena TX, Sears. When I got to store to pick up the manager said it did not come in and refunded my money on a sears gift card. So I went online at another sears store and ordered the same weed eater to come to my house, after 11 days I still have no weed eater and checked tracking and apparently it was sent to wrong address in Baytown. I live in LA Porte TX.

Apparently Sears cannot supply a weed eater even. I want my money back on my credit card, and do not wish to deal with Sears ever again nor recommend this store to anyone. So please refund my money to my credit card so I can buy me a weed eater somewhere else.

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40

This has been the worst experience ever with Sears. I have been a customer since 1987 and never have I had the level of incompetency as I have recently experienced. I will try to break out the time frame. Around August 12 I placed an order in store at Clarksville, TN to be delivered to Greenville, NC. It was a two week delivery which put it at August 26th. When the delivery arrived it was the correct size but the deliver guys said the set was too small that the bed was a queen instead of a full, what was really going on was that the slats needed to be placed on the bed, anyway they took the set away but had my son sign a manifest saying it was delivered.

He is 19 so when an adult asks him to sign something he did blindly. After it was determined that the delivery was correct they had returned to the warehouse for the day and would not re-deliver. Also, they wouldn’t re-deliver another day. I finally was assigned a case manager (Yvette) who ended up canceling the order completely and re-ordering from scratch.

So, the new order was to be delivered on September 2nd and they delivered a mattress only size King…where in the heck did that come from…this may have been when Yvette cancelled the entire thing and re-ordered from scratch (it has been going on for so long now…). So now the next deliver was scheduled for September 10th and after three hours of waiting they finally delivered, the box springs only (but at least it’s the right size now). So we are on the phone again and finally got ahold of a nice man who finally found out that it wasn’t delivered from the vendor.

We would have another one on the next shipment which they said could be delivered no earlier than September 16th. The problem was that my son wasn’t going to be in town that weekend so it was arranged to be delivered Monday September 19th. Again, no delivery, again many phone calls. Finally found someone (thankfully spoke English and was in the United States (you may need to reconsider your outsourcing to other countries)). They found that on the 12th the order was cancelled at the warehouse. I know this happened once before but can’t remember which time.

Whoever is running that warehouse needs to be fired (I have never been an advocate for having anyone lose their job but this has gone too far). This time the person at the warehouse said it was confirmed to cancel (they talked to no one at our house nor my son) and that a manifest was signed (he signed for the box springs, if they put another one for the mattress in there that is deceit). Also, when I was tracking the order on line it showed a delivered status over an hour before the actual delivery. Why would that happen?

So, once again we are without a mattress and empty promises of deliveries and return phone calls (as far as I’m concerned they are all lies) . The level of incompetency has reached an all-time high on this one. I have been a customer for a long time but never have I had an encounter like this. But rest assured my credit card sure has been charged for said mattress, made sure that happened. I have had guests (70 year old grandparents) sleeping on the floor and my son has slept either on the floor or the couch for over a month. This is a very simple task, take a mattress to someone who paid for it, why is this so hard?

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I bought a Craftsman 2 stroke weed wacker and trimmer in August 2015 (13 months ago). I purchased the Edger attachment barely a month later. I also bought several spare parts, including a spare blade for the Edger attachment. Sears never shipped that blade and when I tried following up they were extra ordinarily unhelpful and that issue was never resolved. Today I learned that Sears provides no more repairs, no cleaning and no servicing once this weed wacker is out of warranty.

I find it very hard to believe that I just spend close to $300.00 for something this company refuses to service after only one year. When I asked where else I could get this weed wacker serviced they refused to provide me with a contact. They shrugged and said: "Sorry, can't help!" We will not ever shop at Sears again.

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I have many Sears complaints so I will start listing them now. First, a failure of initial product (upright freezer) to perform. Second, a failure of Sears to deliver selected replacement upon stipulated date. Third, a failure of Sears to offer amenable solution beyond the 30 day lag in delivery. Fourth, a loss of food stored above and beyond maintenance agreement. And finally, a failure of Sears to stipulate that an additional delay will not occur.

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I purchased a leaf blower approx. a year ago and it died on me. I took it back and the store at country side mall replaced it. I brought the new one home did everything the instruction said used it for 10 minutes and it shut off and never started again. I took it back to countryside which is an hour from my home and got my money back with no problem. While I was there another customer brought his back for the same reason. I would suggest whom ever is making these for sears is ruining there reputation. I bought a craftsman on there reliability and I guess that all went away. I went out and purchased another brand and will not recommend your lawn equipment to anyone anymore. No wonder sears and K-marts are closing all over the US.

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40

I was in Sears for over an hour. Picked out an adapter for my socket set, socks, 4 shirts, a pair of shoes, a belt, a pair of jeans. Went to the counter and the "system was down". The clerk said cash or check only. I was planning on using one of my credit cards but luckily I keep a check in my wallet for emergencies. Wrote a check for $152.79. They declined it. The check was out of sequence. I explained it was in my wallet for emergencies, but I was told it was for too high of an amount. It was before 5:00 PM so the bank was still open. It's right down the street from Oxmoor Mall, Louisville, KY. as is the business I own.

I have two houses and I'm in the process of selling one. My credit score is "good" over 700. It will be higher once I get the house sold and my monthly expenses go down. I went ahead and bought the shoes, jeans and belt with cash but had to put the rest back. Sears system goes down and I'm penalized. What a waste of time. Always loved my craftsman tools but if you have no more regard for customers. Been a craftsman Club member since 10/1991 but I never have my card on me so I guess they think I don't shop there any more.

I had 5 credit cards on me including one for my Insurance Agency, which is me, 2 picture I.D.'s good grief. I'd understand if the check was for $500 or something or if my credit score was questionable. Good grief.

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For the record I have not received an original invoice for a service call not rendered. Instead I was sent notice of debt received on Saturday August 13, 2016. As indicated in your correspondence it’s past 30 days, and was not given the appropriate time to respond to this charge.

Why wasn’t I sent an original bill? I wasn’t even given the courtesy to pay this bill. I view this action as a means to intimidate and threaten me into paying this bill. My good credit and name is now being challenged. (If I gotten an appropriate statement, I may have paid the bill under protest).

How else am I supposed to interpret this assault on me? I am totally offended I have lost my respect for the Sears slogan: Coverage you can count on and peace of mind. Along with this statement I have sent you my original letter of proof of action protesting this service call, dated 07/13/16.

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I am really disappointed by the service by sears and its poor management. I was really disrespected by one of the sears manager when I was really polite in response to my question about the return policy and she was unprofessional and tried to interrupt me without responding to my questions about the return policy. She tried to ignore me and it felt like she was winning in front of me by ignoring me I was wonder if sears management work to make violent against different race.

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My husband bought a watch for me several years ago from Sears. I had set it aside and recently found it in the watch box of a watch I was currently wearing. The battery was dead so we decided to have it replaced. The girl at the counter told me that the hands did not line up. I asked how this could happen. She replied from dropping it. I told her it had never been dropped and to observe the conditioner showing no scratches. Then she said I put heavy items on top of it. She then said she would have to send it out for repair before getting a battery. I took back my watch and left. I went to a nearby jeweler who replaced the battery in a matter of seconds and advised me there was nothing wrong with the watch. I have been a loyal customer at this store for decades and, except for the occasional rude employee, I had no problems like this. I would hope this girl will be moved to another area where she might have better luck knowing what she is doing instead of forcing customers to go elsewhere.

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40

Have been a loyal Sears customer since 1986, ALL of my appliances, tools etc...purchased from sears. So when my fridge died,,naturally I went to sears I bought a fridge, paid in cash-in full; at the Yonkers NY sears on 6/8/16. Very bad experience, since then major issues with delivery, the delivery company contracted by sears. Not the sears delivery van; none of them could communicate effectively in English. So being mono lingual, it was down hill from there. No worries after several phone calls (on hold for 30-35 min some times) we resolved the delivery / haul away issues in only 4 days.

Then there was a shelf missing in the refrigerator. I called on 6/14/16 and was told " it will be delivered within 7 days". 1 month later the matter still not resolved..how hard is it to send a shelf or have me pick it up in the store. I called CS today and was told I ordered a "cup shelf". and as a result they can't send it. I repeated several times.."top shelf".. "the shelf that hold milk, juice, etc. in the body of the fridge" . I was the fridge I ordered did not come with the shelf I am requesting.

So I asked, what do I place in the slide that indicate a shelf should be there, how come the floor model have a shelf in the spot where I'm missing one? I was then told again, " oh..o.k, one will be ordered and sent to you in 7-10 days" Worse experience, but still fingers crossed.

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I bought the wrong blades for my craftsman tractor. The center hole wasn't right. Took them back found the right blades witch were more money and that was fine but they wouldn't credit me the full amount of what I paid for the wrong blades. They would only credit me the lowest selling price. I normally buy a new tractor there about every 3 years. But now I'll never buy another one there. Local mower shop just got all my mower business.

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My wife purchased clothes and one of the items was backordered. Sears shipped the wrong size so my wife went back to Sears, Twelve Oaks Mall, Novi, Mi on Saturday to return the incorrect pants and reorder the correct size. The manager could not help because she would not call another store and since the computer system was down, my wife could not reorder, all of this after my wife was blamed for ordering the incorrect pants size until she showed the manager the original order with the size she had requested. We will never set foot in Sears again and we plan to post our experience on Facebook, where one of our family works. Sears lost customers on Saturday.

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I bought a new car battery Monday evening, June 13, 2016 from the Sears Car Care Center at the Berkshire Mall, Reading PA. On my way home, I stopped at an auto parts store and found a battery with a better warranty for the same price. I decided to take the Sears battery back on Wednesday June 15 and was stunned when the sales person insisted they don't do refunds on batteries. The battery is brand new and was never installed in a vehicle. It went from the store counter to the trunk of my vehicle, back to the store counter and now back in my trunk. There is nothing in the store notifying consumers that battery purchases are non-refundable and there's nothing on my receipt stating it either. I want to return the battery and have the amount credited back to my Visa card.

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We were treated without respect and dignity in the Sears in Central Mall Texarkana Texas T5503. We just wanted to exchange a dead battery that cost 153.00. I have spent 1000's of dollars in Sears And I am an EX-employee. I will no longer shop there neither will my friends and family.

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I purchased a Kenmore upright bagless vacuum not quite 2 years ago (Model 115.31125310. The belt broke, I got the part number from the Vac. manual and tried to find it on line but could not. Called Sears and they could not help me either. Went to the Robinson store and the salesman and I could not find the belt in the store so the salesman found one we thought would work ( Kenmore 39000). Put it on my vac. and the 1st I used it the belt broke. Went back and another salesman tried to find the (598006 # from manual) and could not but he felt the 39000 one was right refunded me the original one and I bought the second one.

Again the belt broke when in use. I am up set with Sears and want to know why I can't get the belt listed in my manual for my Vac. If they don't make it anymore what belt and part # takes it place. Salesmen at Sears could not find that info on their in store computers. Come on Sears this should not be so hard even if my vac. is 2 years. Give me the info I need to buy the right belt.

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On 4/29/16 I took my self propelled mower to store 1773 for a tune up as it would not start. Sears employee stated the normal fee is $99.00 but there was a special of $75.00. #1 I was charged $99.00..#2 I was called and told a zone cable was broken and needed to be replaced. There are two cables on this mower..one kill switch and one for the drive wheels.

Neither of these cables ever failed to operate before these repairs and further the right front wheel is lose and wobbles and they drag when being pushed with the engine off (also new). The Tech stated the spark plug was dirty and needed to be replaced. This was a new plug and the engine never fired. I asked for parts back so this is not a real problem except to question the Tech's inspection. I picked up the mower 5/8/16.

I called this morning to the 888-391-8867 and was eventually sent to Nico who wants me to take the mower back to the store to be sent back for repair. This requires me to get it delivered again, borrow a mower again and lose mine for another 10 to 14 days. I have already paid $142.60 and I believe Sears should send a repairman to my house, to do the repairs properly, at Sears expense and not cost me $99.00 more. I have used Sears products most of my life and they have always been fair in their dealings and that is what I am asking now.

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Dear customer compliant service. Purchased Kenmore stove / oven range last July 2015. Oven cleaning cycle the smoky grease comes out top of door. We noticed vents in back of stove do not exhaust / ventilate the heat. Sears customer service stated there is no charge. The first appliance repairman look at door seal, pull up on seal stated everything was good, wanted or said the bill is for $95.00, then left. Customer service stated Maria wasn't to pay $95.00.

They then tried to make 3 additional appointments: each time appliance tech call wanted $95.00 and one $135.00 when just to come out. Should not have to pay which -Your product Kenmore - Sears Warranty. Maria wishes to have these issues resolved, fixed, or new replacement. We fill out your ' how did we do.. . since then NO Reply. Below is information: dates, times, work order numbers. Kenmore RANGE, 1YR, BTW 600-800.

Here is the email I got from Sears support line:

Dear Maria, Thank you for contacting Sears Holdings Corporation. We feel pleasure for allowing us the opportunity to assist you. Record Number: 4012589. We have reviewed your service record on range which was declined estimate on 01/27/2016 and found that there was no issues with the unit. In-warranty covers only normal wear and tear of the appliance. Since there was no issues with the range on first call, it was charged $95.00. However, there is another service for the range scheduled on 02/05/16. Please call us at 1-800-479-6351 if any billing disputes after the service completion. We apologize for the inconvenience caused. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us by replying to this email or via phone.

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In 2012 we completely remodeled our kitchen. We bought all new appliances from Sears. New refrigerator, new gas stove with microwave above and a new dishwasher. The Microwave Hood Combination is a Kenmore Elite Model # 72186013010. We have had to replace the igniter on our gas stove twice but what has really upset us is the microwave handle. We had to replace the handle in 2013 due to plastic bubbling and silver paint coming off. Not a stainless handle, which it should be above a gas range. We had to pay $68.50 for the part and $142.56 in labor to Sears. It is bubbling again and peeling off.

The date of the ticket for replacement is Jan. 17, 2013. Service order number 40681306. Now that the handle is doing this again, I have done some checking and there are tons of complaints concerning this matter. I even read that someone is wanting to start a class action law suit. I wonder if Sears is going to be responsible if someone gets sick from the handle parts falling into the food below?

This is really sad to pay so much for appliances and get such poor results. I have been buying from Sears for years and have been a loyal customer but this has really gotten to me. You should replace all of these handles with Stainless Steel. There should be a recall on this. This could be a health concern. Do you expect your customers to continue buying these poorly made handles? There are many people upset about this. I am very disappointed about this. Buying a washer and dryer this week but not from Sears.

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100

I purchased a Kenmore vacuum cleaner with a three year warranty. It is so heavy for me I haven't used it a couple of times. I called customer service to see if I could return it and they said no. I am older person on a fixed income so this a problem for me. I would appreciate help with this and I am disappointed with Sears.Thanks so much.

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On February 24th 2015, I ordered online a craftsman snow blower. I used it for about 3 hours later that month. I then stored the snow bower in a building until November 2015. When I tried to start the blower it would not start and I was using the electric start option. In November I took the blower to Sears and they sent it off to be fixed. The repair people said the carburetor needed cleaned. I stored the blower in my basement for two weeks and got it out to start it because a snow storm was coming. Guess what - it would not start again. I took it back to Sears in Beckley WV and they sent it off again. Three weeks later I went to pick it up.

The repair people said they cleaned the carburetor again. I took some gas with me and a long extension cord and before I loaded it up in my truck and with the Sears customer service employees watching I tried to start it again using the electric start option and it still would not start. I asked the manager if he could refund me the purchase price, he went to call someone and came back and said that we had to send it off again to be fixed. Well the snow season is almost over. I have shoveled snow for several hours already. I would like a new snow blower or my money back so I can buy a different snow blower. I think I have bought a lemon.

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40

I placed two orders within the last 3 months, each order had parts missing. Then I have to wait for parts. Had a washer and dryer delivered today can't use because of the missing parts. Two times this has happen which is getting a little ridiculous.

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I called to schedule a service call for my dryer. I didn't call the company I had purchased the dryer from because I believed Sears to be a more reliable company. I was told I needed to be home between 1 and 5 PM. Being a teacher I said I could be home by 4PM, that was rejected and I was given a Saturday appointment during those times. At 4:41 PM I was called my the technician to say he would be here between 5:15 and 5:30.

At 5:33 PM I called to find out where he was and was told he would be here around 6:30 PM. I was offered a $50 Sears card as compensation. My husband and I had dinner plans that had to be cancelled because of the late arrival of the technician. I asked to speak to a supervisor and eventually was connected to one. I asked for the house call to be free since it was now well out of the promised appointment time. I was told that wouldn't be possible.

I cancelled the appointment and said I would not purchase another appliance from Sears. For a company that advertises as being very reliable-it isn't! I'm very disappointed and sorry I wasted my time waiting for anyone to arrive. This doesn't even rate 1 star, but I can't find a way to cancel out the one star.

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40

I had an appointment to have my AC/Heat Unit scheduled for Jan 23, 2016. However, the technician/repairman never showed up nor did he call to let me know that he wasn't coming. I even called Sears Customer Service Rep and they didn't know what was going on. I wasted a half day because of this bull stuff. This is the third time I have experienced this problem over the past three years and with the same problem with your new Kenmore AC/Heating System (Heat Pump) I purchased. I'm glad that I took out an extended warranty because I would have been paying for the screw up your technicians have failed to repair.

This AC/Heat unit I purchased from Sears is crap. I purchased this unit in September 2011 and in Feb 2014 the fan motor was replaced because it was very noisy. It still is! Several technicians have been out to check it out but they said its working okay but don't know why it is noisy. Last July a technician came and said it may be the capacitor because it seem to not function at a 100%, but he didn't have one with him and said he would report it for someone to come out and replace it. No one ever came to replace the capacity.

My previous AC/Heat unit was 19 years old and was functioning great, and had less problems during this time than what I am experiencing now. However, I made the mistake of having one of your sales reps talked me in to replacing it which I regret...lesson learned.

Even your wed site is screwed up. I tried to set up another appointment but couldn't. The error message said: "Apologies, we're unable to schedule this order online. Please call us at 888-213-2746 and we’ll get your service scheduled." This has been happening for about a month now. This is such good customer service...I am definitely not happy with your service. I had intended on having Sears redo my kitchen, but now I have reservations.

I sure hope that the next time I have a scheduled appointment that a experienced technician will show up and knows what the heck he is doing. It appears that most of the techs seem so inexperienced or don't give a heck...just want to be paid.

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My cloths dryer stopped working. Always owned a Kenmore. Checked Sears on line and found dryer. Went to Sears store in Moss Creek, South Carolina to check it out. Told sales guy the model number. He checked on line, saw the machine I wanted and said he would charge me $200 more than the on line price. Clerk was rude. Last time I shop at Sears. Konrad Tuchscherer

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First, I tried posting a comment to the MySears feedback section but couldn't log in. I tried resetting my password but was sent a link that didn't work. Please help me with this issue. Second, I am extremely upset with the way business has been conducted during my most recent purchase. My SaleCheck # is 028290821539 for future reference. I purchased a mattress and box-spring set from Ruby Cordero at your Victorville store on 12-19-15 and a month later I have no mattress to sleep on.

On the first delivery, I received the wrong size mattress and box-springs but was advised by the delivery guys to keep them and call for an exchange. I agreed and called the store immediately. After speaking with someone the next day, I was told that someone would be contacting me about the exchange and potential price differences. I did not object to this and understood the situation. I was given a delivery date for the mattress of the correct size. On the the day of the scheduled delivery I made arrangements to be home during the delivery window indicated. About 30mins before the end of the delivery window I received an automated call letting me know that there wouldn't be a delivery and that someone would contact me about rescheduling a delivery. This was strike 2 on this order. I agreed to give you guys another shot despite wanting to cancel my order completely.

Over the next few days I waited for a new delivery date. I was called twice with no delivery date but instead getting an automated message telling me that there had been a delay with the order. After the second call, I decided to call the store where I had purchased the mattress. I spoke with a gentleman named Michael there and tried to cancel the order. Michael indicated to me that to cancel the order I had to show up to the store in person. I went to the store in an attempt to cancel the order.

Michael told me that he would speak with his manager to see what he could do. I left the store without having cancelled the order but expecting to hear about the cancellation soon after. A few days later I received a call from Michael not about the cancellation but to give me a new delivery date. I told him that I was not interested in getting a delivery and that I just wanted to cancel. Michael told me that he would speak to his manager and would call me back that same day. I never got a call back.

I called into the store a couple of days later and spoke with Ruby. She was able to convince me not to cancel by telling me that she would get them to deliver my merchandise as soon as possible and would see about compensating me for my troubles. So I waited again for a new delivery date. A few days later I received a call with a new delivery date.

Fast forward to today, the date of the delivery. The delivery was here at about 2pm. One of the first things out of the delivery man's mouth was "1 mattress and 1 box-spring?" I told him that it didn't make sense to just order one box-spring for the size of the bed, to which he said that the person who put in the order must have made a mistake. At this point I'm at about strike 10 with this order. I just want to cancel. While the driver was still here, he called someone in the call center who indicated to him and to me that someone would call about the cancellation. Moments later I got a call from the delivery department. This is where things went from bad to worse...

I spoke to a person named SUSIE (Employee # 7603). As I began to speak with her about canceling my order, she became very abrasive. She did nothing to comfort my mind or extinguish my frustration. Instead she chose to take part in a one sided blaming match to which I had no answer as I was left speechless from the way I was being spoken too. I'm not sure if you guys record the phone calls but I would suggest giving it a listen if you do. Not being able to give a response myself, I handed the phone to my husband who had become incensed with anger at the way I was being spoken to. He was met with the same type of combative attitude which only angered him more. He eventually hung up on her as the conversation was going nowhere.

These events have led to this email being written for your review. I have been a loyal customer for years now and was treated like, if not worse than, a child who had done something wrong. I've been toyed and played with for the last time. I am prepared to forego any and all business I will ever have with Sears. I am prepared to cancel this order as well as cancel my Sears credit card. I am prepared to advise my friends and family of the trouble I have gone through with your company. All I wanted was a mattress and I ended up with a brain aneurysm. All I wanted to sleep comfortably and all I got was sleepless nights.

Please get back to me as soon as possible in regards to my cancellation. I don't want to be penalized the 15% for canceling my order. I just want someone to care enough about my business to get something done.

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I work at a business, Avondale Veterinary Healthcare Complex, and I keep receiving a phone call from 515-278-7278 that makes me sit there for a minute until they hang up. No one answers and it hangs up on me. When I called back the first time to tell them this was a business and I can't get phone calls from our patients while I'm on the phone wasting my time with Sears support people. After 3 calls I finally got to a Sears supervisor (Chloe at 8006905650) and besides being lied to by two different reps at the 278 number.

Chloe had no idea either why you were calling me about a Sears fridge bought over a year ago with no current warranty or service calls. there was apparently no record why you had called our line either. so after rep #1 told me he had no problem taking me off the call list without even asking for any information, I received another call less then an hour later. When I called Rep #2 he claimed he was a manager when I asked to speak to someone above him, not knowing that apparently all of them were "case managers" which wasn't portrayed to me in the way the way they were handling my case. Very unprofessional.

After giving him every number in the building to look up, he finally found the account, which was under the very first phone number I gave him, but told me there was nothing he could do to keep them from calling. There was no reason he could see that they should be calling. After speaking to rep #3, she assured me she put a note in my account to stop soliciting, neglecting to tell me that was only for emails. which made no sense because I was complaining about getting annoying phone calls. I then asked to speak to a manager and she sent me to Chloe. Who apparently had no idea how to stop it either and went to ask around to her colleagues how to handle it.

Someone gave her a form to fill out to stop all mail, calls, and emails. I know it can take up to 30 days to stop the calls but you should be aware of the complete unprofessional attitude of your employees. From being lied to by the first rep to being told there was no way to help me and I couldn't talk to someone higher up then rep #2, to not even having my complaint handled right was just a little ridiculous. I wasted I don't even know how much time trying to get Sears guys to stop calling which I could have been here doing my job. It's a fault in your system on many levels. From your call system to you employee training program. Good Lord does no one teach good customer service anymore?

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Have had warranty for sears washer since purchase of appliance. At the end of the warranty the dispenser leaked bleach onto the washer door frame. Sears ordered the wrong part several times and on another occasion forgot to order part. Now I am told that the part is no longer available. Still have the wrong parts which were shipped to us. Have requested 4 times by email that someone from corporate contact us. Also, spent almost an entire day on the telephone with them which was at 11 phone calls and still no resolution. Still no contact from corporate and still need the right part.

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My husband purchased me a sweater on line, and when I received it, it had a hole in the shoulder. So he called the customer service number on the receipt and explained the problem. And the lady told him he would have to order another sweater so he did and she told him that she would e-mail him a ups shipment label in 24 to 48 hours.

Well the label never arrived in his e-mail, but the new sweater that she told him to reorder did no holes in that one. He recalled the number again and spoke to the superviser and she told him the same load of crap that the ups label would be in his e-mail in 24 to 48 hrs. And its been four days past that. The real kicker is that his credit card has been billed twice.

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I purchased 3 items online from Sears.com. Received the items at home and due to work schedule did not open the boxes up until 12.21.15; all 3 items have a final markdown price of $1.50. I called Sears customer service on 12.22.15 and was told they would not honor the price on the items. Of course, I am upset. I feel duped to have paid $7.97 for something that cost $1.50. Obviously, I wanted the item and at this late date close to Christmas; I need the item and will not be returning it. I was sadly disappointed in the response from customer service.To add insult to injury the email address to escalate my complaint was invalid. I think if the people packing the items are aware from their packing slip the price paid they should have removed the label showing $1.50. Sears I love your items and pricing but your customer service response was lacking on this occasion.

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I schedule an appointment on December7,2015 for repairs for my washer, technician came out and replace one spring, I called for them to repair the basket that spin in the washer, because the basket is off balance and water is getting on my floor, so after he so called complete his job he left. I went to check and the problem still exists, so I called Sears again an told them what had happen they sent the same technician out, on December14 he called first and told me this is how it is suppose to work, he had and attitude when he call.

So he came I had my mom on the phone, also he didn't do no repairs on this day and he also try to tell me this is how a washer is to move I told him no the washer move but not back and forth were is to it making noise, and water is getting on my floor, so he left after raising his voice, no repairs were done and I was charged for service. My mom herd everything that day, her name is on this form because she pays for the warranty for my home and her home. I am now out of $40.00 dollars because I had to go to a laundry mat. Now my repair is schedule For December 22,2015, WOW! Another week.

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Hello here we go I had a leak coming from under my truck. Took it in and they said that I have a crack radiator. Then they call me back and said that I also have a leak in my hose. So they called me and said that it was back firing and they wanted to see why before ii come and get it. So they called me on a Saturday and said that it was ready. When my daughter went to pick it up she did not even get home and the service engine light came on but I had to wait until Monday before I could call back. He told me to bring it back again when he called back he said that it was my sensor my oxygen sensor. I said oh my goodness I brought it in for a leak now you say this is wrong he said that he will work with me on it I wasn't happy about it at all.

They fixed it and I call to complain about it but the guy said but I agreed to have it fixed I said that I had to get it fixed to get it fro down there. And I said that I didn't think that I should have to pay for that cause I just brought it for a leak. My truck was running fine even with the leak when I had it fixed now they are telling me all this. My service engine light never came on and now this is a mess. I asked they guy was there someone over him that I could talk to and he told me no. But he gave me the e-mail address and the address to where I could right I told him that he had to be someone one there over him. Cause he could not of hired himself and there is someone that he has to call if he call out. But when I picked my truck up again on Nov 28th which was a Monday put gas in it made another stop and went home.

Then Thursday went to the store and the school to drop a project off for my grandson. Came back out turn the truck on the service engine light came back on and it would not go into gear. So I called them and asked them what in the world did you do to my truck now everything is going wrong with it since you guys worked on it. Got it back down there on that Thursday and he called me back on Saturday Dec 5th and told me that it was my other sensor now and my transmission . He said that he would work with me on the sensor but they don't do transmission work before I knew it I went off and he said that he will not work with me. He say that they put it on a machine and it tells you what's wrong and they only came up with the sensor which I don't believe cause my service engine light never came on.

I told him that who ever is working on my truck did not know what they was doing. Cause they have messed up my truck so bad I hope that I can have it fixed on what they did cause I have spent close to 2700 dollars in one month. And that is not right that I should have done that I don't mind paying for what I have done but all this came from a leak yeah right. sears has lost my business. When I called back to add to my complaint all the lady at this time told me that she could not do nothing that I would have to talk to the store manager. And told me to take it some where else and I told her I would but I have a card there and don't have cash on hand like that. I took all my cars their and got my tires and battery's their and my daughter tires from there. This was just not right and a very bad experience. This all happened at the sears store in Sebring Florida, 33870 Auto Center.

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I ordered a Proctor Silex Coffee Grinder on 11/27/2015 during the Black Friday sale and opted for free Store pick up from the Sears store in Rego Park at Rego Park- A, 9605 Queens Blvd, Rego Park, NY 11374. (Order #961464491). Following my order, I received an email from Sears on 11/28/2015 that my order is available for pickup at the above mentioned store. I went to the respective store on 11/29/2015 and I was surprised by what happened there. First of all, the 5 min pick-up was not 5 minute at all. The lady at the Sears pick-up kiosk took my Salescheck number and passed it to another personnel in store. He went to check my order and after some time he came out and told that he does not have my order and he will cancel it. No explanation, no attempt to satisfy customer and no courtesy!

Anyway, I brought this issue to the person who was incharge of pick-up department. She told me that this happens often as UPS guys don’t deliver the orders in time. Later, she told me that my order was sold out even after being sold online. The behavior that Sears corporate personnel did with me was totally irresponsible. They blamed their website Sears.com for everything and told me that it was not a fault on part of the store. At last, I would say that after whatever happened, I will not shop again at Sears and would never recommend Sears to a friend or family member. I shopped at Sears for the first time and this is what happened. I ended up wasting my time and money for going to store just to find out that my product was sold to somebody else.

If Sears has any commitment towards customers, I would expect them to ship my order to my home without any extra charge. Otherwise, please return my money as soon as possible. My credit card should not have been charged in the first place without delivering my order.

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I purchased a new band saw from Sears on Oct 15 2015. I also purchased the warranty plan. My saw stopped working over a week ago. I have called 3 times I have been unable to get even an appointment scheduled. No one will call me back. I am very dissatisfied, I had other tools that I had planed to purchase from Sears to replace so aging tools. Your service and your promises of service are reprehensible. Sears has changed to much for me. You once was a business that people could trust . You have turned in to a untrustworthy business.

I have spent a lot of money with Sears over the last 45 years. I am afraid that will change. I am not a person of idle threats but I subscribe to several wood working publications and blogs and personally know 2 people that write blogs for the woodworking industry and the professional craftsman. I am writing those publications and forwarding a copy of this and my warranty. I want others to know they need to be careful dealing with Sears. If I have not heard from someone with an appointment I am contacting the Better Business Burrow and the Federal Trade Commission. For over a week I have asked nicely and waited, but it is obvious you care nothing for customers.

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I purchased a dishwasher from Sears ( store 01344 ) on 11/10/2015. Delivery to the store was scheduled for the 13th with delivery and installation the following day. On the 14th the installer phoned to say there was no dishwasher at the store so no installation. He called again on the 16th with the same message; - NO Machine at the store. Contacted the store: - advised that the dishwasher will now be at the store on the 19th. Well here I sit, late afternoon on the 25th. NO DISHWASHER; and looking at the Sears bill for a $1,000. As I sit writing this; received a call from the installer advising me that delivery and installation will now be Dec. 03. When I expressed dissatisfaction with the further delay he got a little angry with me because he was very busy. Needless to say I will no longer shop at Sears. And I will SHARE MY EXPERIENCE. No wonder Sear in Richmond closed - NO SERVICE. Whats that little phrase on your sales check "Well do our best"?

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This is a customer complaint about the the abusive and unethical practices of Sears floor sales personnel at the store located at 500 W Warner Ave. Santa Ana, CA 92707. I own and operate several apartment complexes in southern Calif. and in Austin, TX., as well as the laundry facilities on the respective properties. On late afternoon of Nov.18 I sent my manager (Miguel Pinones) to look at the washer at that store as indicated by the link below. The washer was $1228? for a “floor model” , next to it was another unadvertised identical item one month old “returned and repaired” for $885. The floor salesman advised the prices will be reduced 10% on Nov.19, so my manager decided to return the following day to purchase the item. The “following day” Nov.19, a salesman said the 10% store wide discount did not apply to “commercial washers”.

My manager nonetheless agreed to purchase the $885 washer “without the store wide 10% discount”. After fumbling and being unable to find the keys and paperwork for the item the salesman informed my manager he could not sell the item for $885 and that the price would be $1225 instead. No 10% discount and a $340 price increase! The reason given was that the “prices had been changed in the computer due to the store wide discount”, and the item could only be sold at $1225 with no store wide discount. This “bait and switch” and unprofessional tactics are deplorable and uncharacteristic of an organization such as Sears. I trust your administrative personnel will look into this matter. I will also be forwarding a copy of this complaint to the Sears main headquarters customer satisfaction.

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I would like to file a complaint against the sears outlet in Medley, Fl, I purchased an appliance at the store on delivery the item did not fit at my home, the delivery personnel return the item back to the store the same day. They were notified about the return and said to me that a refund would take 7 to 10 days, this was 10/21/2015, On 11/07/2015 I call the store and were told that the funds would be transfer back within 24 hours. To the day I have not received any funds, I have tried to be patient with the store but it seems I can't get any cooperation if there is not any funds transfer by 11/13/2015 I will be forced to take legal action.

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We were advised by Sears Technician that we needed a new gas furnace which we did not need. We called Sears out to check our air conditioning unit because we have a service agreement on the unit. We purchased the gas furnace and the new furnace did not work. Another Sears technician cam out and determined the Air Condiitioner unit was the problem and fixed it causing the new furnace to begin working. We really did not need a new furnace and now no one wants to accept responsibility for the Sears error. We are stuck with a bill which we should not have to pay.

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We were advised by Sears Technician to get a new furnace-which we did not need. The real problem was the outside air conditioning unit. No one wants to accept responsibility for the error on the technician part and problems with the estimate by the Sears Sales Person. This seems to be very poor business practice.

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About an hour ago I went to your website and filled out an online app for your Sears Credit Card....entered all the required info - waited about one minute and was approved....then was told I had to agree to online account and set up payments which I agreed to. Then was told to continue I did and went to the Citibank site - where I was to set up account.....but the page was blank....message said I had typed in the wrong address....(I hadn't typed anything) it went to the website automatically. I was there for 10 minutes waiting nothing happened....so what do I do now...? What a frustrating experience for all your customers.

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Purchase a jenn-sir stove (Lorraine Dublis) on Sept. 16, 2015 (wrong type). On Sept. 29, 2015, the installer - my house with stove, in my kitchen he see I have a downdraft electric stove. He left, to take stove back to warehouse. Store sale person (Lorraine) nothing else to sell me. She said "the credit is automatic". Today is Nov. 10, 2015, Im still waiting for my refund. My case #3752742. Each phone call to Sears support tells the same, this is terrible service.

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I purchased a SAMSUNG 65'' 4K smart TV at Sears Bowling Green Ky. Oct -12 Order # 955298616 gave $1797.99 now there is a 65'' class curved smart TV. 4K for 1599.99 i should be able to take the one i purchased back and get the one that is curved or give me a price adjustment on the one I purchased . Would like to have an answer from someone that has the power to do so? My family has purchased a lot of appliances and tools at Sears . I feel like there should be an adjustment or take it back and get the one that is $1599.99.

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Sears technician came out 9-6-15 and diagnosed a problem with my microwave. another came out with out calling to schedule an appointment, I called and was given another 3 weeks later. on that date I waited until 6 pm and called and was told I was scheduled for the next day , I finally spoke with a supervisor who told me the tech ran late and they rescheduled me for the next day. The next afternoon I was called after lunch and told the tech went home sick. After numerous hang ups I spoke with someone who informed I would be the first appointment five days later. The tech came out I WAS THE FIRST APPOINTMENT but the first technician failed to order the parts.

I received the parts and called and was told I would be the first appointment of the day and wasn't. I called and was told my appointment would be between 10 and 11 am, the technician called at 9:30 stating he wouldn't be out until 2 pm. This is by far the worst experience of my 54 years. I was constantly lied to by numerous departments the first tech was incompetent and most of the people I spoke with on the phone were rude or wouldn't let me speak with a supervisor. This has been a 2 month ordeal and no one with sears or A&E could answer my questions or speed up the process because of the length of time it took to repair my appliance. Again this is the worst service I have ever encountered.

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I ordered a hot water heater online. I called Sears to reorder when the service technician indicated the hot water heater they brought to install was was the wrong gas model and my hook up required a power vent. I called the number he gave me to cancel and reorder the right water heater. He gave me the model number and I verified at the sears online site. The service rep at the call center but me on hold twice for a told of 20 minutes. He then said he had to transfer me to another department. The second rep put me on hold for another 15 minutes (checking in occasionally). He then concluded that he needed to transfer me to another rep/department but he would brief the new rep on my need to cancel the current order and place a order for the correct water heater with the power vent. The third rep spoke very poor English and she asked all of the questions as if I had no previous order, which she had been given the number).

She too put me on hold multiple times. All to cancel one order. It took 45 minutes. She then stated the new model number did not exist when I was looking at it on the Sears website. She wanted to transfer me to yet another number and department (as I listened to people yelling in her background). Upon asking for a supervisor to assist her with the order and to express my frustration, she stated she could help to get the order placed. She struggled with understanding installation and what it meant to remove the old heater. I was placed on hold and then after 15 minutes, she dropped the call. She had my number but never called back. I had no idea if she completed the new order or if she just decided to get rid of me. I waited for a day to received the confirmation email of the canceled order and the new order.

I only got the canceled order, no new order. I called again and got a guy who confirmed the previous order was canceled but the new order was not in the computer system. He then suggested I call another number to order the water heater. By now, I have spent far too much time talking Sears reps who drop teh call and have no regard for customer service. I asked him is one could identify the rep from the cancellation confirmation. He quickly bid me a farewell. Two days later and many customer service reps later, I am back to ordering online with no help. This is the worst customer service operation i have ever experienced in my Life. I deserve to be compensated for the lack professionalism and and the lengthy driil and call waiting. If they call to schedule the installation, it will be a miracle. Has Sears outsourced their call center to a few people in the jungle?

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I went to Sears and had a horrible experience with the store associate manager Shantel, who refused to enclose her last name. It is absolutely unethical as well as it is considered fraud to advertise false prices on item. The associate(unknown name) who was very pleasant and was helping me with 14 kt gold jewelry set which was 90% off of original price, which come to $69.00. There was GNI written next to 14 kt and I did not know that meant. I asked the associate if she knew, she stated she did. She recommended me to go to sears website and look the item and she provided some numbers from the tag. When we both located the item on my phone I saw that earnings were not the same earnings as it was in the jewelry box. I brought this to associate's attention and was told that the original earnings are missing and therefore were replaced with something similar to make a set, which was OK with me.

But since we did not find anything explaining GNI she decided to call a manager to clarify. Manager took a while to to come and when she come she was annoyed and had ignorant look. She open the little door to enter to the counter and slammed behind. I and associate looked at each other with puzzle faces. She took the set to find out what meant GNI and took a while . After all this time , almost an hour in total that I spend in Sears, she come to me with no answer regarding GNI, but to say that earnings did not belong to the set. I explained to her that I have noticed and brought to associate's attention but was told by her that the original earnings were missing therefore those were replaced to make a set. She looked at me , rolled her eyes and said" you must be kidding me, I am not selling the set, hmmm, you have a good day" and walked away.

Wow, I shop in Sears a lot since I live in the area but did not come across this type of bazaar behavior. I've told her since the set was advertised in such way and was confirmed by the associate I should be honored per state policy, but she kept ignoring me and walked away. This is considered fraud to advertise false prices . please look into this matter and if there will not be any solution I will take a legal action.

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I have bought 3 19.2 volt tools in the last 3 months. 2 of the chargers are bad and 1 lithium battery. I took them into to get them replaced. The attendant told me I need to bring everything in I just want the broken stuff. I went to Sears because I of the warranty plus craftsmanship quality in which I'm very disappointed with the Chargers and battery. Now I am left wishing I had read these Sears complaints earlier before I purchased my tools.

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We recently purchased a refrigerator in Hayward, WI for my daughter. After plugging it in, after a few days there was water on the floor. We discovered that the door gasket was compressed and not sealing, thus causing the problem. My wife called yesterday to Sears in Hayward and they gave here a number to report for service. She is out of town but told me that someone would call me today between 8:00 and noon to replace the gasket. Nobody called or contacted me.

I have taken the day off work for this and no calls. I called the 800 number that my wife had written down. They had no record of this whatsoever. They will be sending someone on November 6th. That is a long time to wait for a refrigerator. I am disappointed that we didn't have better service on a new product that hasn't been used. I have been a loyal customer of Sears for over fifty years. The problem came from the factory, not our use. I guess I'm a little disappointed in the responses that I have received today. I am wondering what my next step is. What do I do?

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I purchased a laundry center for my tenant. After it was delivered and installed and still under warranty, a repair man had to come back and install"feet". While my tenant was waiting several weeks, her laundry center was propped up on a board. After some time, the repair man came back and installed the proper feet. A short while later, We got a recall notice that the laundry center will leak water. A kit was needed to repair the center. It came in the mail. The repair man came on a Saturday, but called me to say He could not make the repair. They send out only 1 man teams on a Saturday. This was a 2 man job that will take 3 hours.

The center has to be taken apart. It needed to be rescheduled. We chose a Tuesday. I get a call from Sears that I am scheduled for a Saturday. I explained why Saturday would not work. The man on the phone did not know how long the job would take and that it required 2 servicemen. We were rescheduled again for Tuesday. it was to be the first job of the day. I unlocked my tenant's door and waited for over an hour. No show. I called the repair line and learned that I had been rescheduled for 11 to 12. Once again I explain how extensive the repair will be. it can't be done in an hour. The man doing the scheduling said the team on the truck will call me. It is over 10AM and there is no call.

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Someone from Sears Roebuck Co at 815-676-5223 keeps calling me twice a day. I told them a month ago did not want to order or buy anything and they keep calling me. I did not order anything online and do not have a service call. I was on the chat line this morning but had an emergency and had to leave and not I cannot get it on the computer so please help. Is that number a legitimate sears phone number? I looked it up online and did not see any of these listed no their corporate website.

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I am a single woman over 60. I recently purchase a lawn tractor ($1,589.99) plus insurance and a dryer ($399,99) plus insurance. The store insured me that the delivery man would help me start the tractor to make sure it worked and install the dryer. I took the day off from work on 10/6/15 to wait for the delivery. The man were very rude, pushed the tractor in the garage, damaged the dryer, said I did not have the plug and that they would not install the dryer. Man were very, very, very rude. Store did not tell me that I needed a plug. Went right to the store. Man in the appliance department very nice. Said the young kids don't know what they are doing and was very sorry for my inconvenience.

He helped me get the plug and vent hose for the dryer, set up a new delivery date for my new new dryer and remove my damaged new dryer for 10/13/15. Another day off from work. Got a call from Sears saying delivery would be between 3:00 and 5:00 on 10/13/15. At 5:00 I called customer service. Spoke to a Holly. She said the delivery man had two more stops before mine and that I would just have to wait. Say she would send a e-mail to the Warehouse. Never heard from her again. The delivery man arrived by 5:30. They got my anger with Sears. They understood after I explained what Holly said. Men were very nice and made me feel better. I have always purchased Kenmore appliance from Sears. This was not a good experience at all. Sears service has gone way down hill. No one cares anymore. Very, very disappointed.

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On August 18, 2015 we purchased an LG dryer, model # DLG3371W at The Northpoint store in Sears in Atlanta GA. It has been a disaster ever since. First, prior to purchasing the dryer, we had a repair appt scheduled on a day from 3-6. The repairman showed up at 7:30 PM! After discovering the dryer was not worth fixing, we went into Sears and purchased above mentioned dryer. The salesmen in the store were not helpful and only interested in selling a product to conclude the "friends and family " sale. They erroneously charged us for delivery which was supposed to be free. This required three subsequent calls on my part to get it credited back to my account. Now that we have the dryer, we realized one feature that affects about 5 cycles, the sensor dry, does not work. We called and scheduled another service call for Friday, Sept 18, from 3-6. At 5 PM I called to inquire as to the status of my service call.

After being cut off 4 times, I was FINALLY told the technician was running late and would call me. I never received a call. I called back two more times(again being cut off) and finally was told they would show up between 7:30-9:30. Obviously, Sears has a huge scheduling problem with it's appointments that is unacceptable to homeowners/clients. When the technician came, he told me this sensor dry feature only works on extra large loads, something that was NEVER EXPLAINED to my husband and me in the store. We feel we were had, taken advantage of and completely misled. Previously all of our large appliance purchases have been made at Sears. This will no longer be the case, and in the age of social media, we have made it clear to all of our friends about our complete dissatisfaction with their lack of concern/honesty over such a large purchase. We are highly disappointed with being misled in the store, the lack of customer service, lack of appropriate scheduling of appts, and difficulty in speaking with a human being when calling.

Sears has disappointed tremendously and has lost ours and other people's business as a result.

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I purchased two queen size beds in 2012.. I have filed a claim for the both of them with pictures at two different times. Sears has not responded back to me. I've left my email address and phone number. When, I called back they said they lost my photos. And I needed to submit more pictures. which I did no ones contacted me back. I've been on hold each time with different represent ices. They don't seem to know what there policy is and terrible customer service. I was finally told to only summit two pictures each or they told me it's thrown away. That's terrible.

One pillow top mattress was $911.49. It has sags all over and lump in the middle of the mattress. It's causing to have back problems. The other mattress was a different type for my daughter it's cost was $732, plus a cover that I was told had to be sears to protect it 48.16. I want full refund for both mattress. I use to purchase my beds only from sears. But, that was there was a local agents that would come out and look at your problems. It's very frustrating.

I will be contacting our local news called action line if I don't get a refund and proper service.

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We remodeled our kitchen in 2008 and purchased four appliances from sears, We also purchased the repair agreement. Of the four items, three have needed repair. The main one is the dishwasher. The control Panel was replaced in 2010, replaced again in 2011, replaced again in 2013, and I am now waiting for the technician to replace it for the fourth time. The repair agreement states that there must be four major repairs within 12 months before an item will be replaced. This is a senseless Sears requirement and only serves to keep sears from having to replace faulty products.

I have been involved in repairing many things during my life, and when the same component fails time after time you start looking for a different problem that causes the failure. Sears does not concern themselves with the underlying problem, only with a quick fix, get it running and don't worry about anything else, if it fails again send a technician out and do it all over again. The one thing I have learned is don't deal with sears.

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We had an estimate done a few weeks ago for a leaky refrigerator, and paid the $89 fee for the repair person to come out. The $250 quote seemed excessive so we tried to find a decent priced refrigerator from Sears, but could not fine one in our budget. I tried several times to call and speak with someone about an appointment but stayed on hold for over 30 minutes each time. I finally made another online appointment and added in the additional comments section that we have paid the diagnostic fee and would like to have the repair done. I received several automated calls reminding me about the appointment but nothing acknowledging my comments.

I received a call at a few minutes before 2 (the appointment was between 10-2) from a Richard, who refused to give me his last name. He asked me if I was aware of the service charge, which he informed me was now $105. I explained to him about my notation and he told me "that's not how it works. You have to pay again. Why didn't have the repair done when we were out the first time?" This man was extremely rude and talked to me like I was a 5 year old. I couldn't believe it. I told him I didn't want him at my home and that I would call customer service.

I called and talked to someone that clearly didn't have a great grasp on the English language, although she was the least rude of all the Americans from Sears I talked to. She offered us $50 off of the visit. I explained to her, as I had explained to Richard with no last name, that the issue was the same and we had paid a diagnostic fee already, and we would not be using Sears for the repair. I called the Sears Holding customer service number, and the "lady" ( I use that term loosely).

I spoke with told me to ask for someone who spoke English and immediately sent me back to the main customer service number while I was still talking! I did some research and called the number for Mr. Lampert's office. I asked to speak to Mr. Lampert and was asked who I was. When I said a customer who has been dealing with awful customer service, she rudely informed me she had no access to Mr. Lampert's office. Strange she had to find out who I was before she realized she had no access. When I brought this up, she yelled at me, said she knew what she was talking about and told me not to call her a liar (which I didn't). I was then transferred to a random voicemail.

I am going right on social media and review websites to share my experience, in hopes that Sears will take notice, perhaps by a drop in business, and mandate better treatment of their customers.

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I took my car to sears service center at South Hills Village, Pittsburgh Pa 15241. I had a leak in the break lines. I left the car on Thursday morning 6/25/2015. All that was was replaced was the partial brake line and i was told i needed a fuel line that was partially replaced also. The kept the car until 6/29/15. I was billed $1063.73 for the parts and service. There is a law governing the amount of time spent on a project and the parts did not constitute that amount. I need to have this issue resolved. If you need the invoice i can mail it to you.

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I purchased a battery from the Sears Store at 85 w rte 59 in Nanuet Ny on 1/12/14. The mechanic said he was having trouble changing battery. Finally got done. probably put 50 miles on car and realized my car would not start. Took it to Sears at 1150 sunrise HWY Valley stream NY. I was told my terminal was loose and it was never tightened. Parked the car and did not drive for 2 months. Then it started turning off on me. took it back to Sears in Valley stream and was told my starter needs to be replaced because of the Tensioner due to my battery bracket wasn't tightened. I am demanding Sears replace my starter since it was Sears Mechanic that made these issues from the beginning.

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I called sears in regards to my washing machine over a month ago. I have a service warranty.it took a week before anyone came out. The first technician said it was the control panel and that he would have to order a part, That took another week before he came out. The second technician comes out and says it is the bearings need to order a part. That takes another week. The part comes in and they send out two technicians and they say the motor has to be replaced we have to order another part. that takes another week. They came out this morning at 8 a.m. and say ok the washer is fixed. I put a load of clothes in to wash and water starts pouring from underneath. I call customer service immediately and tell them what is going on.

They say they will call me back in ten minutes. I call them again they tell me they will call back in 30 minutes. No call. I call customer service and ask for a supervisor and after going back in forth with her over an hour she tells me they cannot reach a technician. I call the corporate office explain to him that this is unacceptable service. He goes off the line comes back tells me they can not reach the technician but as soon as he gets their message he will call me. I finally get a call at 1 p.m. that the technician will be here this afternoon. It is now 3:30 no technician. This is poor poor service.

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I have a window A/C unit that was purchased in 2012 along with the extended service warranty. This past weekend the A/C unit stopped working so I called on Monday 5/18/15 to get someone to look at it. They told me someone would be there that day to look at it between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm.

At 4:00 pm no one had been here or called so I called the warranty number to see if someone was still going to come. I was told no that the appointment had to be changed. No one called me to tell me and I took the day off from work because they said someone had to be here.

The next soonest appointment wasn't until May 30th. Really? That is too long to wait. Explained that I have health problems that I need my air to be working...also that I took off work and can not do that again.. can't afford to. They told me that was the soonest they could have anyone here... that is totally unacceptable and asked to speak to a supervisor.

He came on the phone and told me I could call a number to get a rental...so I called this number and was told I have to find my own rental place, pick up and install my own rental A/C unit, keep my receipts and they would reimburse me my costs. I explained that I don't know of any place that rents window A/C units and if I did I certainly am unable to install it myself.

She then told me they could allow me $50.00 for a fan... I have fans... they don't help when the humidity is 90% and you can't breathe. There was nothing more she could do. So I called the service dept. back and they again told me that there is nothing they can do that the 30th was the soonest they could be here.

I called a local repair man who came out today to look at it. It cannot be fixed, the compressor isn't working and it is leaking oil all over the ground. It would cost less to replace it than it would be to fix it. I called the warranty dept. again, this time to tell them that the air cannot be fixed that I was told it had to be replaced... trying to explain that I cannot go without air.

I live alone and have no one to help me, have breathing problems and that is why I bought the extended warranty to avoid this problem to begin with... still cannot have anyone here before May 30th. I have to go almost two weeks without air. I have already missed two days of work trying to get this resolved with no results. I am so upset at this point. I will never buy another thing from sears ever. I don't recommend anyone else to buy from them either and the extended warranty... what a joke that is.

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I bought an item on line from an outlet store, the sale was confirmed that day. The next day the sale was cancelled.I was told the item was no longer available at that store, but another store has that item fore sale. $800.00 more than I paid. the condition of both items was the same .Both were new floor models. I think Sears should sell the item for the price I was quoted.. and ship it to me..I have always bought Sears appliances in the past. But I will shop elsewhere if this is not resolved to my satisfaction. I have all the documentation available..and would send copies if needed.

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I have a sears planner moulder which needs new drive gears. The gears I need sears no longer has. I have over 1500.00 invested in this planner and now you don't carry the parts I need to fix it. All of my tools are craftsman which I have always had good luck with. I have replaced these gears in the past and it was never a problem. Now what am I suppose to do. The same thing happened to me with a radial arm saw from sears a few years ago and I ended up buying a new sears saw which I had to get two before I had one that would cut straight. Your quality and parts available has declined to na point that I will never buy craftsman again.

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On May 5, I attempted to make an $11 purchase, with check, at Sears, Bethesda, MD (2 weight lifts). I showed all ID requested, but clerk said my check was not accepted. Since I had recently written one for over $1,000 elsewhere, which was not questioned, I found this upsetting.

He said I had to call a number but didn't give it to me, so I went to the office. (This is the grungiest office I have ever seen, no one sitting there and no response after banging on the window). Finally, after walking into the warehouse, I found someone who could not help me only to say it's the bank not accepting the check, not Sears. I went to my bank, and no problem with them. Someone from headquarters should make a site visit here to inspect the "office!"

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I had Sears Repair Protection Agreement on a craftman snow thrower, which broke down and in home repair man could not repair it. They authorized $1350- for a new one,with 90 day to buy..The sales assoc. at Sears Paramus, Nj.07652, said they have a back order, not available. He can take order in July 2015. He asked the girl at Sears Protection Agreement office to extend the date to July. The girl said that she will order one and told me the snow thrower will sent to my house by third party truck.

The Powerland snow thrower was delivered to my house on 3/16/2015. The warranty moderation department transferred the warranty from the old snow thrower to Portland snow thrower in home service ending 03/05/2017, and sent me the papers. I had problems with this snow thrower. I made an appointment for repair. The repair man said Sears services repairs only Craftman snow thrower. The Moderation department said that since Sears repairs only Craftman snow thrower they will cancel my warranty. Some girl at Sears protection agreement office placed this oder. It came from Sears holdings in Canada by Demar logistics inc.fully paid. Why I am being punished for a purchase for which Sears is responsible??

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Soon after the purchase of Samsung refrigerator (counter-dept) in 2011, the freezer would not close due to ice build up. We initially thought perhaps we did not close the door tight enough. A tech from Sears came out on October 2011, fixed the problem. So we thought.

In Sept. 2014, Same problem. Sear's tech came out (thank goodness I purchased extended warrantee at the time of purchase). Tech applied silicon (I think that's what he said) to back of refrigerator, where it was broken. Dec. 2014, a tech was called again for same issue. Tech did same again. I am currently having problem where now it leaks from the bottom. My kitchen floor is wet. A tech is scheduled to come back out on May 9, 2015.

When I called Sears, I was told that same issue had to repeat at least 4 times in one year for them to consider other options. I am extremely frustrated.

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On Jan 2, 2015 a Sears repairman replaced a part on the range in my home (3625 Lake Hill Ln Hurst, TX 76053). The range stopped functioning on April 23, 2015. This repair/part barely lasted thru the 90 day warranty period + 21 days. I called the repair # requesting some type of price break on a service call to apparently replace the same part.

After 25 minutes on the phone, I was offered a chance to print a 20% off coupon. Given this performance and service, I have no confidence that a second repair/replace would yield better results. I will now begin shopping for a new range (IT WON'T BE PURCHASED A SEARS). I decline to rate the service since you don't have a rating lower than one star.

I have been a loyal customer of Sears due to your public image (treatment of Military Employees and contributions to causes such as Extreme Makeover). I must however make the decision to cease patronage of sears due to a loss of faith in your products and service.

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I purchased a Sears riding lawn mower with extended warranty. When the transmission failed, I called for a service appt. I was given a date 3 weeks out for 1:00 to 5:00 PM. At 2:30, the day of the service call, a call informed my wife the appointment could not be kept. No follow-up appointment was offered. A call to the Federal Way, Wa., store was no help. The manager has said he would check service and call back, but no call came. As of today, my lawn is over a foot tall and Sears still has not responded to our attempts to have the $2,000 mower serviced under warranty.

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On Monday April 13, 2015, I contacted Sears repair section to look at my Wash Machine which was having issues. I was informed that the only opening was Thursday 23 April, and I needed to be home from 0800 to 1700. On Wednesday 22 April, I called and confirmed my appointment. Sometime after that A phone message was left, and I received it on Thursday morning advising that I had to reschedule my appointment.

When I called I spoke to an individual who told me I had to reschedule. I informed him that I had taken the day off, and I needed to have someone come to look at my wash machine. He refused, and I then asked to speak to a supervisor, and the Supervisor told me I had to reschedule because they did not have a repairmen in my area that day. I asked for his name and he refused. I asked where he was and again he refused. Both men sounded not to be American but a mid eastern origin.

I had to wait till Sears opened to speak to a Manager who referred me to a corporate number which ended with me back to this same Call Center. I ended up reschedule for an appointment two (2) week later because they did not have an opening on a day I could be available. It was the most aggravating experience I have ever had and has left a bad taste in my mouth with any future dealing with Sears.

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I had a problem with the micro wave oven. Sears were there 5 times to replace and remove broken parts. Then they wanted to sell me a new display board. I said fine, and they said that there is no warrantee and I will have to eat it if it does not work. Also, the last attempt to repair it, they broke the lower oven also. The tech is very rude and has no idea what he is doing. I will never used Sears again and never buy anything from them. I was loyal with Sears for over 25 years. I filed a complaint and called the next day. All the info I gave was deleted. Wow! Sears what happened to you. You became a rip off and liar. So far, they charged me $635.00 and never fixed the problem. And they took off every single part they put on. Shame on you! I am telling everyone how bad of a co. Sears is. Bye and good luck.

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I recently spent 2 months in the hospital recovering from a heart attack and missed a payment on my credit account. I was treated rudely when I tried to resolve the issue with the employee who called. I just received my statement for April and found my account cancelled, a late fee of $35.00 was assessed, and the missed payment of $233.17 was added to the current payment bringing my monthly payment to $459.17 which I cannot pay as I was unpaid during my hospital stay. This also is different than other companies who when a payment is missed you pay a late charge only. Not only did they close my account but insisted on calling for the payment on Saturdays and Sundays at all hours even when I was semiconscious and in the hospital. It is bad enough that the account interest rate is 25.24% but the charges that accrued were the result of fraud on my account.

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The delivery staff did not bring the vent/filters for my microwave. I reported the missing items to the Sears’ customer service representative in Newport News, Virginia and I was advised that I had to call the folks who delivered my microwave. She gave me the number, but did not make the call. Poor customer services, the sale clerk should have made that called since the microwave and stove was purchased and not charged and this writer paid for the product and had nothing to do with missing items; However, I called the Delivery Department @ 1-800-732-7747 and was advised that I would have to wait for 7 to 10 days for the delivery of the missing parts. I explained that the stove and microwave were for my rental property and that one of the reasons that the inspector failed the inspection was because the vent/filters were missing from the microwave.

I asked was there anyway that they can have the parts deliver to the store in Newport News and the staff said no and that I can call the part store and see what they can do to obtain the parts earlier. Again, poor customer service; why do I have to make all the calls? I paid for a product that was not delivered. The next day, I was able to get the inspector to allow a letter or something showing that the parts are on order; however, the staff at the delivery department stated that they are unable to give me a letter or email me anything showing that the missing items have been ordered. I am very dissatisfied and this is not the first time that Sears have showed me very poor customer services. The inspector will be at my rental property on April 24, 2015 and I still need something showing that the missing items have been ordered. This has caused an hardship on me because every day my rental property is vacant, I am losing money and a perspective tenant who is homeless is not allowed to move in until the house passes the inspection.

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Bought a Kenmore Elite refrigerator $ 2600.00. Less than 3 years ago, it stopped working. Called Sears for repairs and was told it would take almost a month before they could get a repairman out for service. If they can not service item in certain areas why sell to customers. CALLED for service April 6, 2015 and was told repairs could not be made until maybe May 1, 2015. This is the worst service I have EVER experienced. Will never buy ANOTHER SEARS PRODUCT !!!!! This is just ONE of the problems I have had with their products. PRODUCE BETTER PRODUCTS OR GET A BETTER SERVICE DEPARTMENT !!!

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Today we had a new dryer delivered and installed at my mothers house. My mother is elderly. I was not present at this time but when I arrived later today to see how it went I was told that they replaced the washing machine hoses. They told my mother the hoses were old and needed replacing and that they would do it for $25. My mother agreed and paid them cash and was not giving a receipt. The hoses were replaced. The problem is I replaced the hoses two days ago. I have the receipt for the hoses and the date they were purchased. It upsets me that these installers took advantage of a elderly women {my mother}. How many times do these installers do this?

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Wow! Where do I begin? This is not the Sears that I grew up knowing. The dependable, USA owned Sears, whose appliances were made in America and reliable. On January 17, 2015 I bought a Sears Elite 250 refrigerator. We paid $1,115.78 including hoses etc. This appliance was purchased for a rental condo that we own. A month after installing the refrigerator a guest called to say that the refrigerator was leaking when the filtered water dispenser was used. Since then we have had three appointments with Sears contractors to come and fix the problem. The first time they called a few days prior to reschedule the appointment. The guests could not accommodate the times available. I called to schedule a new appointment after those guests left. The appointment was to occur with-in a four hour period on February 17, 2015. When I scheduled the appointment I confirmed my phone # and the address of service several times. On the service day I went to the condo, arriving before the scheduled 4 hour period. 6 hours after I arrived my phone rang. It was the service company. They were not at the service address....instead they were at my home address. Once again no service to my brand new refrigerator. About a week later we received a call saying that the refrigerator was leaking badly. I had to get a private company to come in and turn the water off to the refrigerator. This company told me that a valve was missing from the back of the refrigerator. They put the valve on but recommended, since the refrigerator was under warranty, the water continue to be off until Sears could get out and look at it. Since this is a rental unit, they were worried that if the water continued to leak the whole condo would flood. I called Sears again. Explained the problem and scheduled a repair appointment. This time I made sure the address and phone number were correct. This appointment was supposed to happen on April 13, 2015 from 8 to 12. I was given the name of the contracted company by Sears so I could call and confirm the day of. The morning of April 13th I called and left a message on the answering machine of the contracted company. At 2:00 I called Sears again....they explained that the contractor would not be coming because they didn't fix refrigerators. WHAT! Why did I have to call them? Could someone not call me to tell me? Once again, this is a brand new refrigerator. I now have another appointment. I am not confident that they will show. What happened to the SEARS I knew? No wonder they are almost in bankruptcy. Does anyone care? I have been a loyal customer. When we bought this appliance we had choices, but decided that Sears deserved our business because of it's history. Big mistake. I will not make it again. The water is still off and my guests are still inconvenienced. This is service at it's worst.

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On April 4,2015 I bought a wash machine. I made this purchase at Sears in Florence, South Carolina. Unfortunately, your worker bought out the wash machine without the hose that was paid for at the time of the purchase. Though this seems like a quick fix (by getting the hose), and didn't act that way! To resolve the problem, I would appreciate your worker come and pick up the wash machine and sears return my money back. I don't even want to consider the washer anymore.
I look forward to your reply and a resolution to my problem. I will wait until Friday 10,2015 by 5:00pm before seeking third-party assistance.

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This is a copy of the email I sent to them... I bought my first new washer, dryer, fridge and stove from your store at Coquitlam Centre. Here’s my experience: I received the delivery date & was excited as it was my first new appliances ever. I was told before 5 p.m. on that day. I had everything ready for them. I had unhooked and pulled out the old washer, dryer, fridge and stove and taped them so they wouldn’t open. I was charged a fee for their removal. The delivery guys came right at 5 p.m.. Fine. I tried to show the elder of the two the best place to park and unload. There is a slope so I knew where the best place was. He wouldn’t listen. Instead he spoke(I think Italian) to his younger partner. I told them to speak English(didn’t take). They parked the truck facing down on the slope and I thought...this is not good and told them so.

They came up and took away the old ones and that went well. The older guy kept complaining about how he had all these other deliveries after mine that evening. How tired they were. My intercom went off and I was told that there was a “scratch” on the dryer. I went down to look and the “scratch” turned out to be the top of the dryer was completely buckled. It fell off the back of the truck. The guy tried to tell me it was no big deal and Sears would give me a discount. I was very angry at this point. I refused delivery of this. The guys are still speaking Non-English to each other and I am getting really pissed. They brought up the new washer & the old dryer. No offer of connecting even one of them. I had to drag them-on carpet- into my closet and hook them up myself. That’s fine-but a little customer service would have been nice. Not Finished. The older guy kept trying to get me to sign the okay on the delivery without bothering to check any walls etc. I told them how mad I was and got no apologies from them.

As soon as I could I phoned your customer service and told them what happened. I was really upset. A new delivery was set up to receive a undamaged dryer. I told her that I did not want the same delivery people. I had to wait a few weeks which was annoying. The new delivery was as it should have been. The two guys even hooked the the dryer for me. I was surprised that your customer service didn’t bother to call me to see if everything went all right. That would have been nice. The first delivery guys represent your company. Their bad service is on Sears. Is it worth saving money in this way? THAT WAS THE DELIVERY EXPERIENCE.

Now, the product experience. The Samsung washer and dryer work quite well. I am happy with them. Your store product Kenmore-is garbage. The Range: First time I used the oven cleaning operation it burnt the top of the open door . It cleans the oven very, very poorly. the burner coils burn unevenly and poorly. Difficult to clean over-all. I dropped a spoon on the top and it chipped the coating. My fault-but should that have happened so easily?! Other-all a major disappointment. Now, The Kenmore fridge-is disappointing
the plastic border around the shelves cracked. I had to duct-tape it. There should be something supporting the shelves-obviously poor construction. My fault-for not noticing-the drawers were too small. I had had many old appliances in my past and the majority of them worked a lot better than your new Kenmores. Am I careless with them-no I’m not.

Why am I complaining now? I look at these appliances daily. I know it won’t make any difference to you-Sears-but it may help me feel a little better. Of course I will never step foot in a Sears store as long as I live. Or recommend. Sounds dramatic but there it is. Would you? I lived in BC all my long life and, in the past, always heard and experienced good things from Sears-until this. I didn’t think I could lose by buying Kenmore products. I was wrong and now I have no trust in Sears. If it was just the delivery issue then I would have simply a bad taste in my mouth- but wouldn’t be anti-Sears now. Maybe-which I doubt-this email will make a sliver of a difference. I do not expect a response also, I looked at the BBB and various forums regarding Sears Canada. If I would of done that first I wouldn’t have wasted my time on this email. Lots of horror stories worse than mine. I had no idea. Again, this is to make me feel better...

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I own a smooth top slide in stove purchased from Sears some years ago. I have kept this range in perfect condition through-out this time. We have had maintenance insurance with all the products purchased from Sears. Recently their was an incident with smooth top glass creating a crack damage. The sears technician arrived on a second trip and examined product, took a photo and displayed to his authorized personnel, and stated that nothing could be done as repair or replacement of top because it was not due to manufacture default. Why do we pay insurance on these products? We have been Card holders with Sears for approximately twenty years plus, Sears has always shown loyalty to their customers, and pride in reference to their products. In speaking with your representatives by phone they gave us no satisfaction. Also please not that of-course this particular smooth-top part has been discontinued or not available, we wonder why? We like Sears products but your insurance coverage does not make sense. Is their any possibility of us purchasing another stove with a reasonable discount. Please respond, Thank You.

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I have been a customer with the Sears automotive for a few years. This morning I drove to the Sears at University Mall (half hour from my house) for my oil change and was told I would have to have an appointment before I could get one (I have never had to call before - so I didn't think about calling this time). I was told that they have been doing this since last November which isn't true because I had an oil change in December and nothing was said. I then went to the Elkhart Sears and was told the same thing - they will do one as soon as I make an appointment. I don't have that much time off during the week so it's always worked out really well and I really trusted the mechanics at Sears. I guess I will be looking for a new place to do business since I feel a big let down from Sears but I do want you to know that your service was always great up until now. thanks.

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Tried to order a replacement power washer hose for a unit that is less than two years old according to date on the decal on the sprayer. Thisbhose is "obsolete" now. Sears parts people swore they had the right hose, lady taking order, so they shipped it. Turned out to be the wrong hose. Now "I" have to waste my Damn time going to ups and send back to get my money. No other recourse apparently. The lady taking my order must get paid by the parts she moves. So, I got on line and found the correct hose ate parts.com in Utah. They had some in inventory. I guess, with Sears having trouble I will just quit buying from them. Went the same BS trying to get an axle seal kit for my Sears riding lawn mower. Took them three attempts before they finally sent the right part after me giving the the part kit number. That's why I think their people get paid by the parts orders they fill. Any way, I done with Sears and craftsman.

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I ordered a portable air conditioner on line from Sears.. The unit was the wrong size for my needs. Took unit back to local sears store, and was told ,it was not their item and they would not take it back. They said it was a third party order. The third party company wants me to pay to ship it back and pay a huge re-stocking fee. All of which adds up to more than a hundred dollars. I bought this unit from Sears, because I thought I could trust their name. The third party company was not helpful at all.( Living Direct). I am a very disappointed Sears customer, Help.

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Refrigerator went out in the evening of 3/17, call early on 3/18 for repaid. Technician came out on that day but would not look at the refrigerator because we had unplugged it. When on the phone with my husband I could hear the technician yelling in the background. Called again late 3/18 and got appt for 3/19. Technician came out, diagnosed the problem and said he would order part. The part apparently was not ordered right away because was not prepared for shipment until 3/23 at 9:56 PM, was not picked up by UPS until 3/25 !:00 AM. for delivery 3/26. Was involved in an accident at 4:00 AM which delayed delivery to 3/27 and was received too late for appt on 3/27. Now cant get confirmed appt until Thursday, April 2. which be over 2 wks without refrigerator. Seems due to the circumstances that our appt could be prioritized but I guess not. Have never had this issue with Sears in the past . It has become very frustrating and stressful plus the inconvenience and expense of having to keep 3 ice chests full of ice daily. I have been in customer service for 50 years and know that there is always a way to take care of the customer if you card.

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Tried calling your Manitowoc Wi. store on 03/28/2015 numerous times during store hours and nobody picked up the phone.

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2/24/15 refrigerator started to leak from the front. Service man came and said it was the drip pan and ordered one mean while he shut off ice maker. After 2 weeks the drip pan came and another service man came saying it was not the drip pan but a valve. Her replaced the valve on 3/5/15 and the minute he left it started to leak again. I called service and issued a complaint on 3/6/15 made another service for 3/19/15 Service man called and said he could not come make another appointment. Service man came on 3/24/15 with his hands in his pockets no tools. Hr refused to move the refrigerator unless I signed some kind of release form. Which I AGREED UNDER DERESS. He comes with a blank piece of paper and wants me to signed it. I said to him you think I'm STUPID. He ran out of the house. I called sears complaints while on the phone he comes returns with the same paper but filled in with damages to my floor or cabinets. At this point he started to go to work. He wasted forty-five minutes creating havoc instead of working. Refrigerator is working after replaced another valve. Please I contracts for all appliances with Sears, please do not send this man back in my house.

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My first visit to sears rancho was on 01/25/15 for alignment. I paid for one year alignment, till now I visited the auto center 2 times and the problem still the same without any solution, tomorrow I have to visit the auto center again for alignment check because my car still pulling to right .I hope that tomorrow will be my last visit.

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Have yet to receive my refund of $55.00. This is money owed to me, over charge. This company is a ripoff.From the CEO down to the customer service .

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Have yet to receive the amount ($55.00) to my debit card ending in 0912.For being charge for scottich guard protection Your customer Service department has been notified. By a customer service agent (Rhonda Harris). I would like to have my money now. No more games.

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After contacting Sears helpline (on 3 occasions) requesting guidance/assistance on how to purge the air from the water system connecting the factory installed icemaker in our new Kenmore refrigerator/freezer it was determined that Sears would need to dispatch a technician to resolve the issue. The first appointment was scheduled to occur on 3/14/15 between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM. After waiting around for 8 hours I contacted the helpline only to be informed that the technician may not be able to make it before 5:00 PM at which point I canceled the appointment and indicated I would need to reschedule. On Monday 3/16/15 I called to reschedule a service appointment specifically requesting a morning service call so as to minimize the impact it would have on my work schedule.

I was assured by the helpline technician that a morning appointment had been requested and that service would occur between the hours of 8:00 AM and 12:00 PM. At 11:30 AM I called the helpline to check the status only to be informed that the technician got a late start and my not be able to arrive before 4:00 PM. This is some of the worst customer service I have ever had the displeasure of enduring. Not only did I waste an entire Saturday waiting for a technician who did not have the decency to even call to inform me they would not be arriving within the 9 hour time slot, but now after taking off work to specifically be here to meet the technician today (3/17/16), I am again being informed by the helpline that my second appointment will likely not occur within a timely manner (if at all) again today. I sincerely hope that Sears management looks into the poor customer service being granted to their customers living in the 15542 zip code.

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I ordered a circuit board for my Kenmore refrigerator. Sears took my money and promised delivery. On delivery date I called because I didn't have the part. I was told my order was cancelled and the only way I could Et the part was to have a Sears come to my home to do the service. They refused to sell me the part.

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Appointment was set to repair my washer. The appointment date was set for 3/14/15 with a window from 3pm-6pm. At 6:03 pm, I called Sears customer service because the technician had not yet arrived. I was told not to worry as the tech ran late on a prior appointment. At 6:56pm, I called Sears customer service again as the tech still had not arrived. I was yet again told that the tech would be arriving soon and a call would be placed to the tech to call me to provide a status. At 7:47pm. I called Sears yet again to check and was surprisingly informed that the technician took it upon himself to RESCHEDULE my appointment without so much as a courtesy call to me. After being on the phone with Sears for over an hour, the only constellation given was an "apology" and and offer to keep the appt set by tech. This was my 1st experience with Sears..horrible is putting it mildly.

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This grill -Kenmore Gas Fired Grill. Model# 148.16154211l was purchased New June 2013 at Sears--KCMO. I paid almost $500.00 for the grill. We pulled out to use this past week and the metal under the burners, above the propane tank rusted, fell spart. This is a large peice of metal goes the length of the grill. The outside of the grill and other parts are all fine. The drip pan is fine, but the sheet of metal that protects and sits under the burner rusted. It is breaking into a million rusted pieces. I can't even move it without pirces falling wverywhere. I can't use my grill for fear of the propane tank exploidiing. There is no reason why a grill that is only 2 years old would rust like this and only 1 part of the entire grill. I called Sears was told to call toll free # 1-800-469-4663. They told me I would have to pay for any repairs and or service call. This is a manafuture defect. The rest of the grill is OK and not sure if the part can even be ordered. If so at what cost to me.? I paid a large sum of money for a grill I can't use and just proves things made in China are sub standard. I have always had confidence in Sears and no problems before. This time it is provong very difficult. I want my grill repaid at no charge or replaced at no charge.

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February 22, 2015, I purchased a Nordic Track Treadmill...total cost $2063.72. The Sears Associate, Janet Houston, gets a rating of 110....she was awesome!!!!! Delivery and setup is another world...a troubled world! I have made 13 calls in the past two days trying to make sure my delivery was coming on 2-26-15. I rearranged my entire life for that delivery........as of this minute (11:00 a.m. CST) I still have not spoken to anyone that knows where my order is and if it is going to be delivered....ever!!!! Salescheck # is 0138610611333.

I also purchased an IFIT WIFI Module and membership to go with the treadmill ( cost: $109.24). I would have rated zero stars above but the star was already lit and I could not turn it off! If Sears expects to be successful and stay successful, Customer Service MUST be 110% across the board......especially Delivery and setup....Being courteous to your customers is so simple. However, it pays big rewards to Sears. I am so very unhappy and disappointed with this Sears' Delivery!!!!!!!!! This will be my last purchase from Sears. I pray I get my treadmill today!!!!!!!!! I made this purchase at the Sears in Rivergate Mall in Goodlettsville, TN 37072. I wait for your reply.

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On Friday, February 20 I was at your Robinson Town Center loacation in Pittsburgh, PA. I was buying 2 pairs of gloves. When I got to the checkout, the swipe machine was not really working properly and I had to keep reswiping. Eventually it worked but it also gave me $40.00 cash back. I told the cashier I did not ask for that and did not want it....I wanted it to remain in my account. He said that he couldn't do that and I had to take the cash. Again, I told him I did not want cash back. He called his manager over and that man was extremely rude ! He said there was no way to void the transaction and redo it and I had to take the $40.00.

AGAIN, I told him I wanted the cash put back into my account and wanted to pay only for the gloves. If I had wanted cash back, I would have asked for it. He rudely said to me that if I didn't want the cash taken out of my account I could go into the4 mall and find a MAC machine and put it back in the account. It was the way he said it that really ticked me off. He was rude and nasty and felt it was my responsibility to take care of the situation. If your machine was not working properly, it should not have been in service, but the cashier told me it always does that. So why was this still active? What if that money wasn't in my account and it made my account have a negative balance? This should not be happening and I can assure you I will not shop in your store again. RUDE AND DISCOURTEOUS

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I ordered snow-blower parts from sears parts dept. three weeks ago. I was told it should have been delivered in 5 to 7 days. I haven't received them yet, the parts dept. keeps telling me that they will forward the UPS tracking number via my email address. Every time I call they keep telling that they the order has been filled and they will forward the the UPS tracking via email. I called a few minutes ago and got the same response. The order has been completed and they'll let me know when the tracking number is available.Apparently the order was completed on February 6 but I'm still waiting for the tracking. Every week they keep telling me that I should get it on Friday but the days pass without receiving the parts. For the last three weeks they keep telling me I should get it by Friday. So that's three Fridays in a row.

If the parts were forwarded near February 6th there is no reason that the UPS tracking number shouldn't be available. Also the cost of the parts have probably already been charged to my sears credit card and I would like to have a refund issued and charged when I actually received the parts. Please be assured that I will be cutting my sears credit card when this ordeal is finally over. It is no wonder that sears is heading for bankruptcy. A disappointed customer who will no longer be shopping at sears.

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I was not informed there would be $154 labor to install two tires. This is outrageous. I can take the same tires and have them installed at a local tire store for $18. I'll buy the other two tires, but I will not have Sears put them on my car. We have bought appliances, bedding, clothes, lawn mowers, tools and more. Never again. I now know why Sears is going out of business.

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On 02/25/2012 I purchased a self propelled lawn mower model #917370430 in less than a month it had to go into the shop. I t did not want to start, it kept stalling out within 30 seconds. I was told it had to much oil in the oil resevor. a month later it went back inot the shop for the same problem. now the mower will not start at all. I was told that it is due to low compression and that I probably had hit something. They said they would not honor the 2 year warranty, but if I paid 263 dollars they would fix the mower. I paid 285 dollars for the mower. They refuse to honor their own warranty. It is a 2 year warranty and I want my money back or a new mower. I have every intention of telling my 633 face book friends as welll as the Air Force reserve unit that I belong to, informing them of the failure to honor their waranty for their product.

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I am writing about how Sears treats its customers when they give them a good deal on price. I was very excited about thanksgiving this year because I wanted a new TV. I was standing in line at Sears in Oxford at number 1.

I got the ticket for 50 LED TV, but when I went to get TV it was not there so they told me that they don't have TV some one took the TV, they will order better TV for me, this is the TV that they were advertising big time as there super hot deal.

They ordered a better TV for me and told it will be available on 12/12/12 while doing this they ordered a better TV for others in line behind me even better than me and their delivery date was 12/5/12. When I tried to get that one or better delivery date they denied to do any thing.

When I went to pick up my TV on 12/12/12 TV was not there, they said itwill be there on 19 th dec I told I wan TV they threatened me of police and told me I can get refund, my point is that if it was any other thing I would had purchased without standing in line I wont mind refund but I was in line for 12 hrs to get that TV and still they are threatening me of calling police and refund

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I have been a customer of Sears for 60 of my 75 years I purchased 1000's of $ worth of merchandise from Sears .When I had my own construction company I bought Craftsman hand a power tools. Also used Sears major appliances in kitchens I constructed. Now at age 75 and want credit approval to purchase a new tv ,you allow Experian to dictate to you about a customer you had for 60 years . I have had mortgages on several homes , home equity loans personal loans and recently a reputable local furniture store gave me 6 months to pay on furniture I purchased. I am never late on my rent or any other monthly bills . I bank with Wells Fargo and am sure I can get a personal loan with them I thought renewing my credit with Sears would be possible . Be assured that business with you and Kmart will cease , as there are many retailers who would welcome my business. Finally , I will no longer encourage any want to shop at Sears Your former satisfied customer. Robert H. Clarke

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Ordered washer, dryer, pedestals, hoses, etc. Paid for delivery. Was told it would be delivered on Thursday, February 21, 2013. My husband contacted me to find out where Sears was since there was no delivery. Contacted Sears...was told the sales person who handled my order was new and made a mess with punching in the information and appently placed it as a hold at location. The Sales Associate, Nancy (Novi Location) was very nice and contacted the Dulles location in Virginia to straighten everything out. The contact person in Dulles called my husband and assured him delivery will be on Saturday morning. On Friday, an automated call came from Sears stating delivery would be between 1 and 3 p.m. Another blow! On Saturday the delivery people came and told my husband the water pan was too small for the washer. My husband told him start on the dryer while he runs to home depot to get the correct pan. My husband was told no. My husband asked the delivery men if they had more deliveries within the area...they said yes. He asked if they could come back at the end of their cycle...they said no. My husband then told them to cancel the order. Before my husband could even go to the store, I recieve an email receipt crediting me $3,000 for the order. No one called to see what had transpired! My husband went to the store and someone was prepared with a receipt for my husband. Then to find out we had the proper size water pan for the washer!!! The assistant manager kept on saying there was nothing he could do. The manager appently leaves at 12:00 and could not be reached. Then when my husband told them to credit his credit card....the representative said he did not have a card on file. My husband has had a Sears card since 1991...Sears is so quick to find it when a sale is being made but not for a refund. This is not the only time a situation like this has happened. It is just apparent that my husband and I are stupid for giving Sears a chance. I just want to know how is this allowed...How does management not follow up when there is a minor glitch with a customer...How do delivery men make the final call on situations with deliveries...How can someone be prepared with a receipt when my husband walks into the building....Please help me figure this out....or am I just wasting my time?

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I was attending a Christmas party and needed a $75 gift card that I could print online because I did not have enough time to stop and get one. Sears advertised that you could buy the gift card and within one hour print out a copy of it for the gift. I ordered one online. After a little more than an hour I received an email stating that they "may need more time to process and might need to contact me. I paid with Paypal, so there could not have been a problem with the transaction.

After 3 hours and no luck, I called the help number from the email and had to provide tons of information about my purchase. The call obviously went to India as the person had to have me repeat myself several times as I did for her to repeat to me to understand. She then passed me to the finance department and they asked me all the same questions again and did not even know why I was calling, so I had to tell the story all over again.

Ultimately, she said the gift card had not even been processed yet because they were behind. This is a total failure in advertising something you could not deliver. I would have done much better elsewhere and will make sure I shop elsewhere in the future. My transaction number was 439905557 on 8 December 2012.

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Re: Treadmill Repairing. Dear Sir/ Madam, I would like to draw your attention to the fact that two men came on 3/7/12 to repair the treadmill. After briefly inspecting the machine I was presented with an estimate of $802.66 and I was also advised that since this is an old machine, spending any amount of money for repairing it would be complete wastage.

I was also told that most of the spare parts for this machine are either too expensive or not available any more. Both men advised me to use a company that removes junk as that way I would be able to make few bucks and get rid of the junked machine. They charged me $99.00 for the visit and drove away.

Unconvinced, I started looking for another company for a second opinion about the machine and talked to a person, just by listening the symptoms, agreed to repair the machine and asked me to order two parts, one from Sears and another from different company. It took barely 25 min for the person to repair the machine and he charged me only $115.00 for the complete job with two years warranty.

I am complaining of being presented with misleading and false information,  incorrect estimation and wrongfully charged for $99.00.I have the relevant bills, vouchers and purchase orders for necessary substanciation.

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On April 2nd I made two purchases on Sears.com. Shortly after ordering I received an email advising that my order was cancelled. I called Customer Service and was told that I needed to speak to the Fraud Dept to whom they transferred me. I then spoke to a lady named Kristy who was very unhelpful and advised that my orders were cancelled due to fraudulent activity reported by the credit card company. I was instructed to call Citibank. I called them and was told that they did not show anything was wrong on their end. All they saw was that the amounts charged to my cards were cancelled by Sears. I called Sears back and spoke to a representative who once again transferred me to the security department. I then spoke to someone who told me since I had reported fraud previously (which I did not) my account was locked. When I tried to explain that this was not the case he asked me if I was going to let him explain or continue talking over him. I told him to put his supervisor on the phone. He then put me on hold. After 5 min he came back and told me that his supervisor was at lunch and I had to wait 15 min for him to get back. When I asked to speak to someone else he put me back on hold and never returned to the line. I then called back and got another rep who finally transferred me to her supervisor. This person, although nice, was completely clueless and transferred me back to security. The fraud rep that picked up the line told me that I was now banned from ever ordering online and going forward all purchases had to be made in the store???!!! I asked for his manager who got in the line and told me that I had numerous red flags on my account but he could not provide me with the details due to privacy. Really?? I am beyond frustrated and upset. I need someone to resolve this issue ASAP!!!

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Sears was contacted to repair a washer and dryer purchased from them and under warranty. The earliest date given for a tech to come out was 2weeks away. When the date arrives, we waited the given time frame of 1pm-5pm. There was no phone call from Sears to indicate any change in the scheduled arrival of the technician. At approximately 5:10pm, we contacted Sears to inquire whether or not the technician would still be coming out. The service rep indicated that there was not a tech assigned and the appointment would need to be rescheduled.

Loooooong story short......we were told that the next available appointment would'nt be until another two weeks down the line.......SEARS...are you kidding .. where is your professsionalism, customer service, and courtesy!!! Not only did we not get our washer/dryer fixed, we waited for a service tech fors 4 hours, lost time off of work and the frustration of being on the phone with several reps from 5:10-8:00pm. Is this how you treat all of your loyal customers who have purchased all of their appliances from you over the last thirty years.

Once again Sears has ruined a surprise for my husband at Christmas, by mailing information with what i purchased right on the envelope!! My husband picks up the mail and saw then what i had purchased for him. I want $125 in compensation for the aggrevation and frustration you have caused me. This is the second time you have ruined a surprise because you feel you need to seel a warranty agreement, which we never will purchase. I want a call back from someone in management. I intend to visit the store also and tell them about my frustration also. You need to make this right with me!!

You have lost this loyal customer.................

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I purchased a 7.25 Platinum Craftsman push lawn mower within the last two years. The carburetor has broken down 3 times despite the fact that I drain the fuel after each use. The 3 breakdowns have occurred within 6 months (February, June, and August of 2013.) My warranty is good till March 2014.The Sears repair center repaired it twice but are refusing to replace the carburetor the third time stating that it was due to stale fuel. I know three friends who are having the same issue with their Craftsman lawnmowers and with the Sears Repair center. I spoke to a lawnmower mechanic who stated that gas does not go stale in a month and a half which is what Sears technicians are claiming, despite the fact that I drain the fuel with a syphon pump that I bought at Sears.

I purchased my lawnmower for $350.00 thinking it was top of the line and would not have any problems since I grew up with my father always buying reliable Craftsman products. I guess Craftsman is not reliable like it used to be, or Sears repair is a scam, blaming customers for defective merchandise. Regardless I am disappointed with Craftsman and SEARS repair service. They are charging me $138.00 to repair it, for that money I would rather purchase a new Murray lawnmower at Wal Mart, who has excellent customer service.

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This message will probably go nowhere but I still have the need to at least voice my issue. A couple days before Black Friday my wife and I went to Sears to look at treadmills. Our goal was to find the treadmill we wanted in advance before trying to decide on one while fighting the crowds on Black Friday. We found the one we wanted; it was the NordicTrack T5.7 for $599. We were told if we were to buy the treadmill right then and if the price was to go any lower in the next 14 days we would be credited the difference. I asked if that would be the case for the Black Friday sale price as well and the associate said “Yes Sir, even Black Friday prices.”

We were convinced to purchase the treadmill right then knowing we would still receive the better price if it did get any better. Black Friday arrives and the price lowers to $499. I thought “great” and I contacted Sears and explained how I would like to be credited the $99 that I was told I would be three days prior. It was explained to me that was not possible because any deals like that would be excluded for Black Friday. After learning this would I have been better off returning the original treadmill for a refund that day then to turn around and repurchase thesame one for $100 cheaper 5 minutes later? If it wasn’t such a hassle I would have.

The day I purchased the treadmill we were straight up lied to by the sales associate. My wife and I have purchased numerous items over the years from sears which include some more costly items.

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About a month ago I sent you all an email regarding a washer that I purchased in April/May timeframe and then paid in full on June 13, 2012. I sent it via the Sears Ingram website therefore it may not have reached the actual complaint department. In that email I explained that I went into the Sears at Ingram and specifically told the Sears cashier that I wanted to pay for the washer in full. Since I had not received a bill from Sears which I thought was because it was purchased during a special buy where there was a no interest bargain, I requested that I wanted to speak to a manager. I told the manager that I wanted to pay for the washer in full; I was told that my balance was $488.70 which is what I paid. Now for the past 3 or 4 months I am getting bills from Sears stating that I still have a balance. This matter needs to be cleared up on your end since I paid for the washer in full. I should not be harassed regarding this. I have always believed that Sears was a great place to buy merchandise but this experience has definitely been horrible.

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To whom it may concern: I went and took family pictures at the Brookdale Sears and is not impress with the service. I had a bad experience with my first family portrait 4 years ago, but decided to give it another shot since it's been so long and maybe the management has changes. My 2nd experience has not been pleasant either. After my portrait shoot, I specifically told them to call me for pick-up when all my prints are in. I received a call 2 weeks later telling me it's in. I proceed to go pick it up only to find out my 20x20 isn't in. I didn't make a big deal about it. I told them to call me when my 20x20 collage gets in and they told me ok. I waited another 2 weeks and haven't heard anything. I called the studio only to find out they don't have a record of it and they'll order it. After a month and a half waiting, I finally received my 20x20 collage with no frame, which I purchased with frame. I was told I didn't order it with a frame, but I have the receipt to prove it. They told me they'll order the frame and 2 months later, I still haven't receive my frame. I was a loyal customer, but now, I will never shop there again and will let friends and family know of their poor service.

A waste of my time!!!
Anna Yang

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I made an appt to have my dryer serviced on 1/13/13. I made an appt for 1/15/13 and a window from 1-5 which I feel is really unacceptable. but whatever, then i had received a time from 3-4:30 which was fine. then i called again at 5pm and was told that the tech was running late and my appt was the very next and he was on his way. then at 7:pm i called again, after being on hold for at least 20 min i was told that the appt was rescheduled and the tech went home!!!! I feel that this is very, very poor customer service and then to top it off after i cancelled the appointment that was rescheduled for me on their behalf the customer service rep wanted for me to make an appt for a free home consultation for remodeling! what is that about? I'm done with SEARS and having a local company to come and fix y dryer.

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I recently purchased an expensive Craftsman (Husqvarna) Lawn Tractor and accessory bagger from a Sears Home Store in Penfield NY. While running the tractor(after less than three hours of use (three actual starts) I experienced a very loud bang or backfire and stall and it would not restart. Upon opening the hood we found that the spark plug was actually broken in half. The vendor provided me with a replacement plug which was installed but the machine would not start.

Obviously there was a serious defect that caused serious damage to the electrical system and/or the motor. I was told by the vendor to call Sears Service number (4myhome)which told me it would take over two weeks to send a technician just to check it out. They would not budge on an earlier date so I called the vendor and indicated the machine was obviously defective and should be taken back with full refund. He told me it was not yet established the tractor was defective and his policy was to charge a 15% inventory return charge plus pick up fee.

I wanted to place an order online at the Sears store in Phoenix on 12/10 11. The young lady that assisted me was very diligent in trying to assist me to no avail. The Dept Manager then took over and tried to assist me. He was hung up on twice by the person he was speaking to. I spent a total of two hours in the store and still was not able to make the purchase on-line. What kind of people are you hiring for these jobs? I am very disappointed and considering canceling my Sears card. I am also a retiree of Sears and can"t believe the poor quality of your customer service dept.

Since I had no intention of keeping a defective unreliable machine that failed after virtually no use, I reluctantly paid the fees of over $300 to return a defective product. I am in he process of filing a complaint with Sear's and demand for a full refun don't expect much luck but in any event anyone Sears is now permanently on my s--t list of unethical unfair self-serving retailers. Never again.

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Hello Sears, I need your help. On October 02, 2011 I purchased a Kenmore Elite water softener off the internet and picked it up at my local store in Maplewood, MN. When I was unpacking the softener I found a small piece of plastic that broke off some part in the softener. I called Sears to let them know what I had found and Sears said, they would replace it when I found out where the small piece came from. After completing the installation I found the plastic piece fit onto the end of the plastic strap in the attached photo.

I though this was great, I will just look up the part number and call Sears to get a replacement part. Not so fast the part is not in the manual and no one at Sears direct parts could find it either. ( No one I talked to on the phone or at Sears knows what the purpose of the strap.) Sears did send me a new top cover hoping the plastic strap would come with it but it doesn't not. Sears also wanted to send me a new water softerner but I said , no all I want is to replace the broken strap.

So Please look at the photo attached and determine what is the part, what is it used for, and finally do I need it, If I do please send me one or send me the part number so I can get one from warranty.

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Over the Labor Day weekend of 2010, I purchased a Sears Elite Washer and Dryer. I also purchased a Master Protection Agreement. I have not had to use the agreement until I recently scheduled a preventive maintenance appointment because the dryer was taking longer to dry things. I was told the technician would show up between 12 and 5 on November .

I waited around for five hours only to be called at 4 50 that afternoon and told that he had at least another hour before he finished the job he was on. He said we could reschedule.

I rescheduled for November between the hours of 8 AM and 12 AM. I received a call at 11 50 AM telling me that the technician was finishing a job in Punta Gorda and would be late. Punta Gorda is at least an hour away from me so again we rescheduled after waiting around all morning.

By now the dryer was starting to make a strange noise so I schedule a maintenance and a repair. I was given the date of December 4 between the hours of 7 AM to 12 PM. I asked to have the earliest appointment possible because I was getting tired of waiting around all day only to be called at the last minute with the bad news that they were not coming that day.

So now it is 1 PM on the 4th of December. No one showed up, no one called and I am starting to believe that I have been sold an empty piece of paper! How you could put the name of your company on such a shoddy run business is beyond me.

The washer and dryer are beautiful machines. I thought that by purchasing a protection agreement I would insure that they stayed that way. So far I have wasted three days, aggravated myself and gotten nowhere in trying to make sure the machines stay in good working condition. This protection agreement( not cheap at all) is not worth the paper it is printed on.

Update. 12/11/12

I was given this date for a repair appointment. I was apologized to by all sorts of Sears people who sounded sincere. I was told the repair man would arrive between 8 AM and 12 Noon. I again waited ALL morning. At 2 minutes to Noon the repair man called and said he was from Sears, he was given my name for a repair and he could be at my place in about 35 minutes. I asked him if he was kidding and said forget it, it was way too late as I had to pick my daughters from school.

Do the times that are given out mean absolutely nothing? This was the fourth time that I waited and was treated like a piece of garbage.

At this point I don’t even want to try again to have a preventive maintenance and repair appointment made. These machines were not cheap and the service contract seems to be 100% worthless. I’ll let these machines burn out and purchase my next appliances elsewhere. I remember when the name Sears stood for quality, reliability etc. From the repeatedly botched delivery of these machines to my total inability to have any prepaid preventive work done on them, this has been a nightmare.

At this point I would like to receive the money that I wasted on the service contract refunded to me in full. I have never had anyone show up when they were supposed to and have gotten no use whatsoever out of the contract, through no fault of my own. I have wasted four days waiting on a repair service that could care less about their customers.

After the third time that I was left high and dry, I filed a complaint with the Better Business Bureau. It was filed under Complaint ID#: 94428752. You can be sure that they will receive this latest update.

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To whom it may concern, I have been an avid Sears/Craftsman owner my whole life. The majority of my power tools, hand-held tools, and lawn care equipment bare the Craftsman name. That being states, alas, my dedication to the name has just been tarnished due to one of the worst service experiences I have ever participated. Approximately 5 weeks ago, I brought my Craftsman chainsaw into the local repair location in Shreveport, LA, to have an annual check-up/tune-up performed. I also asked to have the unit upgraded from an 18” bar to a 20” bar.

While awaiting to speak to the attendant, I noticed an irate customer speaking to her and overheard his bad experience with your service department. The attendant eventually took my information and shipped the chainsaw.
About a week later, I received a call from the service department scheduled to work on the saw. The person stated that they could not upgrade my unit to a 20” bar. When I questioned this person about why Sears sells a 20” upgrade kit at the local Sears repair location that specifically indicates fits my model number, they stated that I’d need to change several other parts for a successful fit (I later found out, this is truly NOT the case at all).

I then asked the individual if they could sharpen my chain for me and was informed that they do not do that; they only replace chains. So, I informed them to do so. Almost two weeks later, I had not heard from the local Sears store as to the whereabouts of my chainsaw, as I was specifically informed that they’d call me when the unit arrived back in Shreveport, LA. I called the local store to be told that they had the unit for almost a week, but had failed to call.

After paying the $74 charge, I picked up the saw and attempted to utilize the saw that afternoon. However, after about 10-minutes of usage, the saw started smoking so badly, I had to cease all activity. A few days later, I had the opportunity to bring the saw back to the local shop. After returning to the local store, I felt the attendant immediately had an attitude with me when I attempted to explain the situation. When she finally took the time to get on her computer, she snarled, “So, what’s SUPPOSED to be wrong with it?”

This somewhat infuriated my wife and I, as we had just taken the time to explain the dilemma with no attempt by the attendant to document the concerns during the conversation. The attendant took my saw and shipped once again. A few days later, I received a call from the repair department stating that my saw needed several repairs to include the oil pump which would cost an additional $83. Taken aback, I asked the repair department attendant how this could have happened within the short span of having the unit tuned-up.

She informed me that they only replaced the chain and installed a spark plug. I asked if $74 was the going rate for a new chain and spark plug and she stated, “Yes, with the labor involved.” I could have personally completed the same actions for less than $30. She further stated that the new repairs ONLY included parts, but would not include labor. I then pondered why, if they didn’t conclude any internal fault, they would not be charging labor on such a repair, as they did on the previous submission.

At this time, $157 would have gone well against a newer chainsaw. However, there was absolutely NOTHING wrong with mine…my mistake was attempting some sort of preventive maintenance with Sears and/or its affiliates. I have informed the maintenance department to return my chainsaw WITHOUT repair, as this issue cannot feasibly be considered quality service by any measure. With this, I digress to state I will no longer support the Craftsman name within my own residence, nor abroad. This event is unacceptable, and simply cannot be tolerated.

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I am very very aggravated with sears credit card service i was enlisted to receive paperless statements ,and I have no idea why that happen but I stayed positive and called 5 times to change the paperless statements to paper statement and have not been receiving them each month i am sick and tired of not knowing what is going on with my sears credit card account all i wish to happen is for sears to start sending me PAPER statements and i would appreciate if the late fee was removed because i dont know what is going on with my account every representative i speak to says they fix my problem but its not fixed please help me!!!!!!!!!

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I went shopping at Sears yesterday and could not believe that your store does not carry dresses for short people. I do not understand this at all as we need dresses as well as the tall people. We have to drive a distance to get to a Sears store and I was very disappointed that the store did not have a dress for me. I for one will not shop at Sears again unless the store starts supplying dresses for us short people. I hope you get many emails regarding this as I was shocked when I couldn't find any that would fit me and I just need them to wear to church, not a fancy party dress. Thank you.

Madelyn Brooke

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I purchased a (Craftsman) riding lawn mower and was having problems with it and needed a snowthrower attachment attached to my rider. First I was told that the attachment I had would not work, on that phone conversation I talked to 8 different operators just for them to tell me I had to buy the newer attachment and the one I had wouldn't work at all. As far as the lawnmower I had some issues w/ it and made an appointment, which was 4 days out after our conversation. Then you canceled I needed the work done asap and the attachment put on. My local lawnmower service had to pick it up and bring it to there shop, they told me the attachment would fit and I need work done to the riding mower. The carburator and air filter needed to be torn apart and cleaned. Which should be covered under my warranty but you wont take care of it because I took it elsewhere. I would have let you guys do it but you cancelled and told me you couldn't attach the snowthrower. I believe this is not right. Please contact me. James Brasseur

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My intial contact with sears 18004myhome repair services for my washer was in 12-30-2012. I have had several repair tehs come out to repair my washer with no success. I am very dissapointed and disgusted at this point. I have ontacted customer service for several reasons the fact that I made a repair ppt on 04 06 2013 and someone took the lberty to change that without any consultatation I called customer service and requested a supervior and was disconnected. I honored the appt took off from work and still no running washer and it is worse than when we started. The washer is now leaking and not even running! I am ery discouraged and will never deal with sears again! rest assure I will let my family members and friends know about this horrible experience!!!!!!!

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I have been a customer for over 45 yrs as well as my Family. We purchased a $1000. Range in 2006 which turned out to be an unsafe product. Sears "tech" inspected it and said it within their specs -- so much for Satisfaction ALWAYS"...And to hell with US. Strike 1. ........

2. In Nov. 2006 , We made another error in Judgement with Sears. We purchased a $500. Roto-Swirl Hot Water Heater from the Merritt Island Fl. Store. After a month it was leaking and was replaced. We replaced both elements earlier this Year and two wks. We cleaned both elements, flushed it out over a 4 hr. Period, and drained it completely with a hydro-vac. Two days later my wife drew a bath and the tub was filled with rust, metal pieces and black lime deposits. We purchased an extended warranty which was supposed to include a yearly cleaning, new Elements and Flushing.

When their"Tech" came , he took a load reading and said it was good. I asked him about the Flushing etc. and he laughed and said all the Salesman Lie to get a commission. When I asked for a replacement, I got a " Dog &Pony Show" and through very Poor English they wanted a $75.oo Fee for someone to look at it. I don't think so Tim......

This store has Salespeople that Lie for a Commission and warranties that don't hold water. They do not stand behind their Products, and they are not to be trusted? We will not be buying any more products from Sears....

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Hello I took my family to the Sears photo department today for photos and I am completely outraged by the professional performance of your staff. I made a 530 pm appointment to get photos done, seeing as I have a 3 month old child we showed up early so she would be well rested and happy.

We were not taken back until close to 630, as if that wasn't bad enough, once taken back the room was not set up for us, my boyfriend had to assist with the set up just to get us in and able to shoot! Afterwards we asked to have a family photo done and then my daughters pictures to be taken with the
Christmas background, which did not happen.

The Sears lady who was taking our photos, I'm unsure of her name, was complaining about the other employees, yelling out the room to other staff members and had her thing underwear out the entire time. I was horribly affected. Once the shoot was done she informed us to return back in 20 mins to see out enhanced photos. To be kind we gave her two hours, seeing as we could walk around and see Santa.

When she returned at 830 pm, our photos were still not done, and we received an attitude because we came back. Once looking at the photos we asked how much it would be to purchase the CD with the photos on it, the lady then told us the price and tried to get us to buy the photos unenhanced and said we could do them at home!?

Why would I pay your company to do something at home by myself? I digress, then afterwards she asked me to schedule an appointment tomorrow to look at my photos and said " this way if you make an appointment this time you won't have to wait" as if we didn't have an appointment this time???!

The lady also took the liberty to inform us about her child that has past away which made both my boyfriend and I very uncomfortable. I am outraged by the procedures and actions they took. I wanted to inform Sears before you loose anymore customers. Thank you for your time.

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I think you have allowed a scam to run on Sears website. I am VERY angry about how this was handled. A business advertised this greenhouse and took my money. They realized they had advertised it at a very low rate and immediately took it off your website within hours of my purchase. Instead of trying to rectify the problem back on December 14th, which would have allowed me to find a different gift, they mis-informed you and me for weeks that they had shipped the item. I called the supposed shipper, Demar, who had NEVER received the product to ship. After many emails and phone calls which included confirmation by Sears that the product had shipped and was due to arrive on 12/31, I was finally able, on 1/3/12, to get in contact with AMi Ventures, the company who advertised the product.

The owner had blatently lied to me telling me that he had been informed by Demar that the product had been damaged during shipment on 12/29 and was returned to him without getting to it's destination and that he had personally informed Sears of this matter. He went on to lie to me telling me that the greenhouse was no longer being manufactured and he would have to return my money. I have contacted the manufacturer, Rion, and they do in fact still make the greenhouse and have many still available. When I told the Ami Venture owner that I had been in contact with all these people and wanted the greenhouse delivered, he said he would call me back within 30 minutes.

When he did finally return my call, he then changed his story to say that the greenhouse is still manufactured but the company would not have any available for 25 days so he would have to refund my money. I had planned to give this greenhouse to my father-in-law, a 70+ year-old-man, who went home and prepped his yard in anticipation of his new 8 ft 6 inch x 20 ft 9 inch greenhouse. Ami Ventures mistakenly advertised this product at a very low price and then lied repeatedly about the product and it's shipment, laying blame on Demar and Sears, in order to to avoid making good on their advertised price. Sears is part of false advertisement, defamation of other businesses, and fraud. I want the advertised greenhouse package delivered for the advertised price.

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Back in March of this year while shopping in your Nanuet New York store, I was approached by one of your Sears employees who politely solicited me for the replacement of house front doors, as this was something I was considering doing I rendered my personal information to be contacted by a sales man. Your sales man Dave Ellis contacted me and a home appointment was set up. Dave arrived on April 6th was polite, informative, and sold me a double front door set with installation. Approximately two and a half weeks later Dave called me to inform me the door set I had purchased was discontinued (a sales man selling a discontinued product?). Mistakes happen and a revised contract was drawn up to reflect a change in the door style. On June 4th a Sears contracted company arrived as scheduled and brought the front doors to the rear of my house for installation (I became concerned with their ability to do the job correctly).

They removed the appropriate front doors and installed the new ones, I immediately identified the job as poor and unsatisfactory work, the locking mechanism on the main door was broken, the remedy was to change it off with the secondary door, viewing the doors from the interior of my home I see day light peeking through, the exterior molding was destroyed, and from the interior the moldings are lopsided. This information was immediately conveyed to Dave Ellis and Yevette Manager at you New Rochelle Office. After numerous communications and unreturned calls Yevette has shown an unwillingness to correct this problem. I have been told the hold up was the purchasing of the exterior molding, and should be in shortly, when finally another Sears contractor arrived (late August) he only knew there was an installation problem, he concurred with it and new measurements were taken, and the molding would need to be ordered.

This as been going on for three months now, with little if any cooperation from your New Rochelle office, how much more patience am I supposed to display? As the colder weather arrives I am sure you understand my concerns to have this corrected, hopefully I will get some results with this complaint, if not the only resolution I can see is to have a contractor hired by me correct this problem and debit the balance of the monies still owed to Sears. I need some help here, thank you.

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I received a flyer stating that Sears had a new service called coloring existing grout in tile. I made an appointment. after telling
the lady that my bathroom was very small and it would be a small job. I was told that the minimum job cost was $99 for any job. I agreed to that and the technician arrived the next week. The worker came in and showed me the tile colors---there were MANY.

I chose two colors. The worker returned to his truck and he stayed for a while. When he returned, he stated that I had chosen colors that
were not in the regular color price. My colors would have to be special ordered and it would be a $65 extra charge. I said no because
I had a worman coming the next day to fix the rest of the bathroom. I asked to see the color chart again and I hurridly chose another color--As it turned out, the next day in the daylight, it was a blue base???There was dye on the wall and the door(It washed off).

I called the manager and he basically said that it didn't pay him to do special colors on small jobs. This was a true bait and switch. Oh yes, there was also an $8 service fee added to the total cost. I am very disappointed in Sears--I am 74 years old and I have been using Sears products for the past 46 years--My first kitchen in this house was all Kenmore. Pleas DO NOT have your tile colored---they don't know what they are doing--It is a mess.

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I paid for and ordered an Electrolux washer on 10/13/12 from your store #4057 -5901 Griggs Rd. Houston Tx 77023. I came back on 10/22/12 to pick it up and brought it back to my office. I unpacked it and took all of the shipping screws out, plugged it in and couldn't get the drum to spin. I called the help line for Electrolux and after trying to trouble shoot it, they told me to get a hold of the store that sold it to me. I called your store and after the girl going back and forth to my call several times, she told me she couldn't help me. I told her that I needed to speak to the Manager. A manager by the name of Daniel got on the phone and told me that he would order me another washer and have it delivered today 10/29/12.

I just called the store back and the girl told me that I had to call the delivery ctr. After being on hold with them for 30 minutes, they turned me back over to what sounded like the same girl that told me she couldn’t help me the 1st time. This time she tells me that I would have to wait another week and I would have to pay for the delivery. I told her that I needed to speak to another manager. She gave me to Daniel again. He told me that he couldnt help me. I told him that I wanted to speak to his District Manager. He told me that he couldn’t give out his phone number. The bottom line is I purchased this thing and have to wait on delivery a month before I will see it delivered if they don't screw it up again! 

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I ordered a refrigerator online on Nov 19th. To make sure that the order was processed correctly, I phoned and spoke to a gentleman to make sure that the model I had chosen would come with an ice maker and a right hand door, and that my old fridge would be removed. A few days later, the fridge was delivered, without an ice maker and with a left hand door. Also, I was never told that a fridge with an ice maker requires a plumber to disconnect it, so as a result my old fridge was left in my kitchen along with the new one. I managed to get a plumber to come in 20 minutes to disconnect my old fridge; however it took over 10 phone calls and 4 full days of waiting for the old fridge to actually be picked up!!

It took a total of 8 phone calls to get the door reversed on the new fridge. And, three service calls!! The first time a service person came I was told that it would cost me $125.00 to make the change. I had been told by a sales rep that the change would only cost $25.00. So, in desperation to get the thing done, I told the service technician that I would pay that amount if necessary and argue about it later. At that point, the technician advised me that he could not do it anyway as there was a part missing!! I waiting a few more days and finally got another visit from the same technician who then asked me if UPS had delivered a part. I asked him what part was he talking about as other people had told me that there was no part required to switch the door. He refused to elaborate.

I asked him to please just switch the door so it opened on the right side. He told me he could not do it without this mysterious part. He left again. He phoned me twice in that afternoon to inquire if UPS had arrived with the part he needed. At 4 p.m. he stopped calling and I had to again phone and talk to several people to attempt to get another appointment!! After being hung up on a few times, I finally reached a person who advised me that the whole problem could be blamed on the french speaking Montreal office!! No explanation what had actually occurred etc. but I have always been polite to innocent people just doing their jobs.

In total, I have had to spend hours contacting Sears and had to wait 3 days for service calls without getting the problem solved. Today, another technician arrived in a Sears truck (the other guy was sub contracted as the truck did not say Sears0 and he changed the doors with no problem and no mysterious part that never arrived and was never needed in the first place!!! About the ice maker, I could not tolerate trying to get that delivered!!

I have been a loyal Sears customer for over 40 year. I have purchased appliances for my rental properties, relatives, my own cottage and all my Xmas gifts. If this is not settled to my satisfaction, I never intend to deal with Sears again,. I would like to have at least $200. taken off the price of this fridge as my time and the amount of irritation caused by this ridiculous situation is worth much more than that. i would appreciate a response. This is the second complaint that I have written to Sears about this situation. No reply came from my first complaint.

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I am not a Happy Customer .To start with I had put the wrong apartment Number on my Order .So went I discovered my mistake I called Sears and Agent ID told me she would redirect my order to the correct apartment. Ok then a few days go by and its time for it to be delivered a day or two before Christmas 2011. So I checked its status and it said it had been delivered..guess what not to me it went to the apartment that I had Called Sears about,that Agent told me had been changed.Well then I called UPS and ask where my package was and I explained that it had been redirected from sears to come to my address.

UPS told me that there had not been a redirect on that package and it was not there problem I had to call sears so agent Lied To Me. So what was I to do Agent was messing up My Christmas .It was going to take a week to get it all fixed, so I went to that apartment that had my mail and ask her if she had a package with my name on it .She said she did and gave it to me. I returned to my apartment to inspect my package and I could not believe what I saw.The Lady that had my mail OPENED MY PACKAGE IT WAS TAPED ALL THE WAY AROUND IT.SHE OPENED MY MAIL.

That is the main reason I am upset with Agent because She did not do her job I feel violated and upset about having to chase my package down and then it was opened up by a neighbor.....Signed Unhappy Customer Who Sears Needs To Reture My Shipping Charges because I had to Go Through This....

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Hi, My name is Sureyya Cetin and my home address is 18W180 16th str.Villa park
Referring to compain on internet , I had appointment for today at 1.00 till 3.00 PM for air duct cleaning and furnace cleaning and I confirmed the appointment on phone with the person named Eric. referring to phone conversation with him, I left my husband at home and I went to work.I told him to tell them I will come back at 2.30 to pay the bill which I heard from Eric that I will pay the bill when the job is done. Person from Sears arrives around 1.00 PM , fills the papers and asks for the bill cash or check before they start to job. and when says I will come back in an hour they say no, they cant start working without having the money.. My husband offers half of the bill in cash , which he has in his pocket, but they say they want whole. And they leave .
This is very very disappointing situation. I have been working with sears since when I was a kid and I never heard or lived this before.

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I have been a Sears customer for many years and our house and garage are full of Sears products. Lately when we are shopping, you can't get waited on. We purchased a hot water heater on 7/29/11. We stood and waited for somone to wait on us. We were even told they called and someone would be with us soon. They never showed up. A sales clerk from the washer/dryer department saw that we had been waiting for a long time and came over to help us as we were just leaving to go somewhere else. We ended up buying your product and had it installed.

We had heard that it was possible we could get a rebate from Consumers Energy so I checked into it and was told I had to find out if it was installed by a contractor that was a part of this with Consumers. I have tried to contact this department. I was told by an automated message that all sales personal were busy with costomers and would call me back within an hour. That was 10:30 am this morning. I called a second time at 1:55 pm and got the same message. I left my number again, telling them this is my second call. No one called me back yet and it's 2:30 PM.

This is a good way to loose customers and we were about to leave that day. I would appreciate it if I could get a call on the information I wanted to ask and what has been going on here.

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Purchased Nintendo DSI XL at sears.com on December 04. I received a confirmation email that the shipment might not go out for about 10 days, and that I would receive notice. On the eve of December 23rd (5:30pm) I still had not received, so went online to track order status. Learned from tracking number that order had been cancelled by Sears on December 20th. Called Sears.com customer service. Service agent said order was cancelled because item not in stock. Service agent further said that they checked about a dozen other sources but item was not available. While keeping service agent on phone with me, I went online to Sears.com, where the item was showing "in-stock".

Further, I went checked local Sears store availability online, where the item was showing "in-stock" at both of the closest sears stores to me. In addition, it was "in-stock" on Amazon.com, and I checked Pricegrabber.com and it was "in-stock" at 13 other locations online. So, Sears customer service basically fed me a load of BS, and Sears.com didn't have the courtesy to inform me right before Christmas that they had no intention of delivering the product to me.

Fortunately, it was "in-stock" at the Target 2 miles from my house so I was able to purchase it anyway (albeit with the inconvenience of needing to hit a Target on the Friday night before Xmas). I was on hold with Sears' service agent more than 45 minutes trying to get a satisfactory apology - but never did. While I was on-hold, I took screenshots of all of the "in-stock" availability to verify the truth in everything I am saying. I took screenshots of the cancellation, I took screenshots of every email I received from Sears on this matter, as well as every Sears credit-card email I receive - basically to support that Sears never bothered to notify me in any way.

So, I guess the message is - if you purchase online from Sears, maybe you'll get what you ordered and maybe you won't, but don't trust the Sears brand name as something you can rely on to be decently notified if they cannot meet their implicit obligation to you. Apparently, they could care less. I'll now copy and paste this message into every online consumer complaint site I can find.

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I purchased an LG washer in March 2011. It quit working on January 15, 2013. I called Sears repairs and got an appointment for January 15. The technician did actually show up, said that the pump had broken and that a part would have to be ordered. The part showed up promptly, but I could not get another repair appointment until January 25 (today). Someone called this afternoon and canceled the appointment.

Reason given: hazardous weather (not true - weather was not hazardous). He said the would call back with a new appointment date. In the meantime, I called Sears repair (the MYHOME number) and promptly got cut off. Finally, after three calls and being shuffled around among four "service(?)" representatives I managed to get the appointment rescheduled for January 26th.

Shortly after that the guy who canceled on me originally with the "weather" excuse called to say he thought he could reschedule me for January 28th. This time he didn't use the "weather" excuse but said that the technician had hurt himself. So who knows when a technician will show up. I have been without a washer now for almost two weeks.

It is bad enough to have a washer break down less than two years after purchase. It is unacceptable to wait almost two weeks to get it fixed (assuming that the technicians show up tomorrow).

Needless to say, I will not purchase anything else from Sears, ever.

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I ordered a windbreaker for my father for Chritmas this year. I called the Sears customer telephone listed on their website for help. I tried four times to get this order made. I was hung-up on twice when I called to complain that I was being charged a shipping fee even though I placed a order over $50.00, this was according to the website promotion.

I spoke to people who had such a thick Indian accent it wa extremely hard to understand them speak. I placed the windbreaker for a price of $70.00 dollars. I placed the order early, November 18th, 2012 as I was starting my Christmas shopping early. I asked if I would have any trouble returning this item and waw told " NO". I did not know that I was ordering from a third party sales company named Fast Media, my bill listed the company as Marketplace.

I did not know what. Third party sales even was. I took the windbreaker to the local Sears in Asheville, NC which is 1 hour away. I was told by the manager that I had to return the item back to the Third party, Fast Media. When I talked to Fast Media I was told that I could not get my money back since it had been ordered on November 18th. This is redicious considering Fast Media is saying a item has to be returned in 7 days.

How is this possible to mail back to them in time anyway. I will never go inside a Sears again and will not order on-line with them again. I have had a Sears credit card for over 35 years and bought appliances, furniture and riding lawn mower from them. What has happened to the quality of this company??? I have not had any satisfaction with any of the company's representatives and very saddened that Sears has sunk to this level.

I will pursue this complaint to the Consumer Protection Deptartment of the North Carolina Attorney General. I am not being treated fairly, I want a credit to my account for this charge.

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On Monday January 21, 2013 approximately 11:00 am, I called your Service department to order a Hot water tank for a house that we just purchased. We couldn't stop the leaking, so we decided to have a new one put in. I have been a customer of Sears for many years, so I trusted them.

Because of this reason, I was willing to pay a lot more money than other places I had checked. The ad said if called before noon, guaranteed to be installed the same day. I was so excited. I was told (after putting $652.96 on my Sears credit card) that I would receive a phone call to set it up within 2 hours. ( A few minutes later, I called to give the representative my cell phone number because I wouldn't have access to any other phone) I was told no problem.

Four hours later, I decided to call back and see why I hadn't been called. The gentleman that answered said he did not understand why this happened and put me on hold to check something out. He came back and apologized to me and said it would be delivered between 10 - 2 the next morning.

He nicely told me that the guarantee was broken so he was sending me a $50 gift card within 14 days. SO the next day I went over to the new house at 9:50 am. (which I might add we are doing repairs, so there is nothing in there) I decided to call and check on it around 11:30 am and was sent to 4 different people and the last one kept me on hold for 45 minutes.

The call totaled aprox. 1 hr. finally, someone got on and said, your Hot Water Tank is scheduled to be delivered between 1 and 3pm. I couldn't believe it. In the meantime I was asked by every representative what the address was and I said 18 Barone Circle Cheektowaga, NY 14225. SO, around 3:30 pm I called again, asking where the Hot water tank was.

I was sent again to 4 different people, and put on hold again and got cut off, this call was approx. 20 minutes long. I then called back and got the run around again. The representative asked me what the address was that it was going to, and I told him.

He said we don't have that address. I said, excuse me, I have told it to at least 8 people. He said no, we have 10 Estelle Drive (my now address). I never once mentioned 10 Estelle Drive.

He said I am going to have to put you on hold, I told him please don't they don't answer and I can't afford to be on hold again. WELL, there I was on hold for over 1 hour and when I hit 1 hr 9 minutes, I was losing my battery life. I got in my car, ran home and left the phone on I plugged the phone in while it was still on hold. I then noticed my answering machine was blinking (at home)..

It was a message stating that my Hot water tank would not be delivered until the next day. Turns out the installation people were given the wrong address and the wrong phone number. I contacted Sears Service Department again and told them that I was going to cancel the order. He said he would send me another $50 gift card, that was all he had authority to do.

I'm sorry, but anyone and everyone that missed two days would get that. I am so upset and stressed out over this situation.

I didn't cancel, because we were in the middle of putting new flooring in and needed the HWT in as soon as possible. I have never been so upset with a company. SEARS, wow, I cannot believe that I was put through all of this by SEARS. I don't believe that the installers are to blame, I believe it all stemmed on that first call. I don't know how this can be made right, but I definitely deserve some king of restitution.

I might add, I am affected with Mitochondrial Disease which helps STRESS deplete energy. I have not been able to physically function for days, mainly because of this situation. ALSO, I had 11 days left on my calendar for my cell phone and only a few minutes left for the month because of being on the phone with sears on hold 1hr 54 minutes and talking to representatives approximately 1 hr 30 minutes beside meaning I lost 204 minutes. Sincerely, Linda Roesch

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To whom it may concern: My parents had Sears do the roof on their home on 1 April, 1999. My father is deceased now and my mother is 87. Her roof is leaking and I can not find the papers on it. When I called to get a copy from you I was told no..That the only thing you had was the date if installation and that was all a case worker was assigned and after 9 days of trying to get her to call me she called on Friday 12 October, 2012 and said they only had a notation on the account that said the warranty was for 10 years..Now when I called the first time I was told nothing was on the account. I was also told you had nothing signed by my parents (Katherine and M.R. Hayes 2724 Kenwood Ave. Fort Wayne, IN 46805). I find it hard to believe that a roof costing thousands of dollars was only good for 10 years. This is not the first time we have had to have you come out and fix it. I have not yet contacted our building commissioner as of this date. Nor have I called our insurance company. I would like to get this problem settled. Please call me at 260-710-1146 (cell) to speak to me. thank you for your time ..Kelly Hayes-Brotherton.

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We ordered a treadmill from Sears and it was delivered yesterday, 4/11/13. We never received a phone call the night before to inform us of the two hour delivery window like we were told we should expect. We called the next morning to confirm delivery and it took 15 minutes for the service representitive to even find our delivery confirmation on the computer and they told us the window would be 12-2. However, at 10:30, I receive a phone call from delivery saying they will be there within the hour, which was great. However, they don't show up until after 2:00..... very upsetting as my husband ended up having to stay home from work for this. In addition, today 4/12/13, as we were leaving for work, we notice that the delivery team had left the whole treadmill box and garbage (box being over 6 ft long and 3 f t wide) hidden on the side of our house out of view. As it had been raining all the previous day, the box is now soaked and too heavy to move. We are very disgusted that the delivery team a. ) did not dispose of the garbage like Sears said they would. and b.) did not even inform us they were leaving it and c. ) hid the trash out of view on the side of our house!!! This is ridiculous and I guess a little consideration on their part is too much to ask.

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I have been going back and forth trying to get a refund back on my credit card. The order number is ********. I have spoken with a manager at the Mesquite Tx store named Jen who said she would call me back and I have never heard from her. I have been going back and forth since 12/21/11 on getting my refund. All I have been getting is the run around. I am extremely disappointed with Sears customer service and willingness to issue my refund for merchandise I have not received. At this point I am tired and frustrated because I am receiving horrible service.

Contacted 1-800-4-myhome to order sevice on my Kenmore dishwasher that I purchased at Sears. (all of my appliances were purchased at Sears). I was given a time for the next day for service between the hours of 8am to 5pm. I was also told I would receive a call and email confirming my appointment.

So, I took off work the next day to wait on the repairman. By 11am I had not received a call or email so I call the 1-800 number again. I was then told that the service was scheduled for NEXT Friday!!! Not today! I am very upset because I took off work for this appointment and Cannot take off again with the possibility that the repairman will not show again!!! I was good enough to give thousands of dollars to Sears for my appliances but not good enough to talk to a person or get service for my appliance!.. I will be contacting the BBB for your poor costumer service and not standing behind your products! I will never buy another thing from Sears, much less the extended warrenties purchased!

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I took a Sears Craftman 3000 Power Washer in for repair for none preassure, charged $35.00 for service fee to find out their recommendation is to replace the pump with a new pump for $534.09 plus sales tax. Asked what was wrong with the pump, no comments where given or written down by the techinician I was told. Then, I asked why replace the pump if you don't know what is wrong? No resposnse. It is a joke to take anything to Sears for repair because all you are going to get is to buy a new part or product.....what a waste of time & money.

Buying Sears Craftmans machines are just as good as the Company which is going down hill and probably go out of business. Why is it so difficult to get ANY cooperation from sears repair service. I am ready to call our local news station and tell the to look into why we can't get parts or repair in a reasonable amount of time. This is my second email to advise you how unhappy We are. Several reasons We are upset, from horribly rude service reps to being forced to buying an unwanted service warranty. Could not pin your people down on a correct date of service to not being able to get the correct part.

The only person who could speak reasonably was the repair tech who showed up at our house only to find that the part had not even been ordered. Please refer to my previous e mail, and get someone to call me other than someone in India to tell me when my part will arrive and and when I can expect the repair to be completed. This is the most annoying repair I have ever requested. I also do not want to continue calling India just to be told the part s still on b/o.

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I placed an order on sears.com thru a phone rep. ruby lyn.....i asked what the delivery date would be and was told 12/11/12 for a crosley turntable............i said great and continued with the order. the rep had trouble getting a confirmation # so i logged onto my bank site to make sure the credit card was only being processed once........and it was. again i confirmed the price and delivery date of 12/11/12 and was told that was all correct. no confirmation # could be given at the time due to system problems...an email would be sent. confirmed delivery date 12/26/12......

I called immediately back and asked how i get expedite the delivery...extra pymnt....fine. was told no can't do that. i said please cancel order.....cant do that. i have been on the phone and chat rooms for two days and cannot cancel order. can't get refund. told too late sucker!!! insane and unethical 5 minutes and too late to cancel order. i have spoken to every foreign country that handles sears.com and no resolution. sears.com is a rip off......do not patronize them. i want a credit to my account and the order cancelled.

I have ordered the product from an american site and it is on it's way and should arrive in 2 days. sears will never have my business again.......or anyone that i can tell about this experience either. sears.com unethical contacting better business bureau also. 5 minute span on a sunday and too late to cancel order......ridiculous!

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I have so much to say that I'll apologize in advance for the length of my corsp. The history is this - last week I ordered an electric dryer on line - order # 286246324 - paid in full by credit card for dryer, removal and installation. I later learned that I should not have paid for installation as I don't need that on an electric dryer, but that's such a small portion of the issues here that I'll just quickly suggest that a nice feature on you site may have been to tell me that while I was ordering - rather than take the extra $ 129 dollars. So while ordering I took a date for delivery of Tuesday the 15th, and received a confirmation e-mail telling me I'd get an e-mail the night before with a window of delivery time.

When that e-mail never arrived I started at 7 a.m. with your online chat trying to find out what happened. That took so long that I had to leave for work, the person I was chatting with said yes they could send me an e-mail following up - which they never did and so began my nightmare with Sears. So after I got to work and still had not hear anything I began my phone calls, those phone calls took me a TOTAL of 147 minutes throughout the day on the 15th - and I was told many different things by many different people that day. Those things included: "oh you didn't need the installation because it's electric so the installation department looked at that ticket and didn't know what to do with it so it sat there" ~ "your physical address came through as xxxxx we can't see the address so we could not deliver"...but the most common thing I heard and by FAR the most frustrating was that I was talking to the wrong department and had to talk to someone else.

Delivery told me that I could not be helped by them because it was scheduled for installation, transfer ~ Installation told me that I could not be helped by them because I didn't need installation, transfer ~ Installation sent me to sears.com because it was my fault that I ordered and paid for installation when I should not have - sears.com transferred me to delivery and so on and so forth. A grand total of 2.5 hours on the phone, losing money on MY job because I was on the phone with your company not working. I make fifty dollars per hour - and thus your merry-go-round cost me $150 so far, not counting the $471 out of my account you took and no dryer.

FINALLY I got a person on the phone - her name was Jeanie or Janine - her supervisor was Cody (one) - who did NOT transfer me - but actually tried to help me. What we finally agreed was this - we would NOT cancel the installation because in order to do that we would have to cancel the entire order and rebill me immediate - but my credit would not arrive for 7 to 14 days - which was unacceptable to me. She told me that she spoke to the installers was letting it go through and that someone would CALL me in 4 to 6 hours - that they said it could be delivered next day and they would give me a time frame. As compensation for the trouble, (i.e. to cover some of the installation costs that I was paying in error) she would send me a $ 100 gift card. Okay great - at least she worked with me to get a plan to get me the dryer etc.

She was nice, helpful, went out of her way and I commend her. Of course it's unfortunate that phone call never came in the next 4-6 hours - but I was SO tired of this whole thing I did not call back again that night - I felt like just quitting. The next morning a call came in from sears - which I missed getting to the phone in time but the message said 'we are trying to schedule delivery but we need your physical address it didn't come through' - now I think that's amazing that I got that phone call because the delivery address was in the e-mail confirmation I originally received - and I gave that address to no less than THREE of people I was on the phone with for two and a half hours the day before - but I was hopeful that my dryer might finally be coming - so I called back.

I got a woman on the phone who would not listen to the story I was telling her and wanted to start again from ground zero about how we HAD to cancel the installation - and I spent ANOTHER 18 minutes on the phone on hold etc. because she said that what my arrg. were from the day before could NOT take place as we had agreed and she had to "see what she could do".

I hung up because now I'm up to my bank account is STILL out $ 471 dollars, I'm looking at another 2 hours on the phone merry-go-round of the sears departments who don't speak to one another and there is no dryer in sight - so 3 hours was the maximum time I was willing to invest on this fiasco. About 2 hours later 2 e-mails came through to me from Sears telling me how a credit was issued due to my cancellation of my order and that I'll need to respond to authorize recharge of my credit card - and that point I knew that not only would I not be giving you another $400 to jerk me around for days, that I'll never buy so much as a pair of socks from Sears again.

I understand that "Sears" is a HUGE corporation and that my little $500 dryer order means nothing in the big picture - but I too work in customer service and I've always held the belief that EVERY order and every customer counts, because when I get done posting a copy of this letter on facebook and e-mailing it to everyone I know, and telling everyone I know this story ~ it's got to cost you at least a little more than my piddly little dryer order. You may be thinking ~ we're sending you a $100 gift card what more do you want. Honestly that gift card means nothing to me at this point - you cost me $ 150 on the phone losing time on my job, I won't have my money back from you for up to two weeks even though you took it in 30-seconds, another 1/2 hour yesterday - my work cost is up to $175 - no dryer and the sheer amazement and aggrevation at your total lack of customer service.

Then there's the fact that I had to order a dryer from a local vendor for $ 50 more than the one I tried to purchase from you - so this little adventure with Sears cost ME $225 out of MY pocket - along with the $ 471 I'm waiting to come back to my bank - I undertsand the girl who said she was sending the gift card was trying to do something good and be helpful and honestly she was the ONLY person I spoke to even really TRIED but by far I would have preferred to get the dryer I paid for on the day that it was supposed to be delivered - I even said that I didn't CARE about paying for installation I didn't have to pay and because your 3 departments apparently have zero communications even that could not happen. I have never been so disgusted and disgruntled by a transaction in my life, it's like I am being punished for ordering and PAYING for unnecessary installation - I don't know how I was supposed to KNOW I didn't need the installation - it would have been nice if somewhere in the online order process Sears had told me that before they took my money and took me on this horror ride.

I thought about contacting the BBB with this little story too - but they'll want to know what resolution I want and I guess it's to late for that really - as long as my money comes back to me - whenever it finally does - the rest I'm never going to recover but oh my a lesson learned. Sears, K-mart any of the stores associated with sears will never see a dollar of my business again - and I do fully intend to share this disaster with everyone I know. When I buy my next applicance - Sears will never again be even a consideration - the absolute most horrid customer service in the world - I'm sure they won't be but Sears should be so very embarrassed by this disaster of a cancelled sale. I do thank you for you time.

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I received a Combo kit that included a Drill, flashlight,Vaccuum and Skill Saw. It worked fine for about 3 months and the batteries failed to recharge. I even purchased another battery and it did the same thing. That being said I am not able to use any of the tools and when I brought this to the attention of a Sears store they pretty much said "Oh well!" I don't want to throw out the tools but I also don't want to keep buying batteries that don't hold a charge. Can you help?

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I am hoping that this indeed is read and acted upon by someone at least as this ongoing saga continues since January 16, 2013. We have been steady consumers of Sears and have indeed referred our family as they immigrate to Canada and have spend over $25,000 cdn in home appliances. We purchased a Bosch cooktop about 4 years ago when we purchased a new home. This cooktop gave us trouble as it would keep showing error messages and it had come to that , that we had to switch the main circuit on and off whilst cooking – thus we called Sears as we were within the warranty period. We finally received a service visit from a technician who ostensibly fixed the problem. I then noticed that the timer had stopped working and the indicator light was not as in the original , so we called again. The technician came and tried to fix it but couldn’t. Then someone came again, this time when they left, the bridging component would come on and remain on despite being switched off thus posing a hazard and the big burner decided to completely give up. So another technician followed, he was on the phone with ostensibly Bosch and after an hour called me to tell me that the part installed was wrong, it was a fire hazard and they had installed a wrong component and he was swtiching off the main panel. He said that they had no idea when and how the part would come or work. Then I called customer service who asked me to speak to Lisa at Brampton home who was the only one authorised to give us a replacement. After much ado, she sent a replacement , unfortunately it was a complete range and not a cooktop so that didn’t help. I wa offered a loaner of a single burner which I had to pick up despite being told that they would deliver it. Then last Monday I called to speak to someone who could actually do something and was put on to supervisor Angelo who called back to say that it would be delivered that day. Nothing happened. I then called on Friday evening, very nice young man and he told me that Angelo would call me right away if not Monday. Today is Wednesday. No one called to cancel a Friday visit so my poor mother was downstairs waiting from 9am to 5pm in the hope that someone would arrive. I just called out of curiosity today and apparently a service visit is slated for this Friday and of course no one has called me to tell me that and they will call on Thursday expecting us to drop everything and be at home.

Is this a parody that doesn’t seem to end or is this normal service delivery. I am sorry I bought stuff from Sears believing in their service and I am sorry I recommended our neighbours and family who also spent in the thousands at Sears.

Meanwhile our family of six have incurred over $400 in eating out costs, and a complete wastage of raw vegetables and meats that we as indians like to cook. I don’t think that anything will be done. I am going to put this on social media so another family such as ours is not taken for a ride in the form of warranties and extended warranties. I am told that Sears does not replace such old purchases and so it continues.

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Easier to copy and paste this...

If I have things in layaway that are over half paid for there is no way they should be removed and given to someone else. It was made very clear that the layaway WAS a contract which your company once again broke. Last year this happened with a fireplace and refrigerator, this year it has happened multiple times. I have had it with this bs. Instead of contacting the store as you suggested I am going to contact the FTC AND THE BBB. I WILL BE SURE TO SEND ALL YOUR CORRESPONDENCE TO THEM AS WELL.
ROBIN GRIEGO

-----Original Message-----
From: Imran
To: KIND70
Sent: Sun, Nov 11, 2012 11:56 pm
Subject: Re1:Re: Urgent Attention needed for your sears.com order (KMM24749439V99770L0KM)
Good Morning Robin,

Thank you for contacting sears.com regarding your order number 403266350. We owe you an apology for the items being canceled.

The hedge shears and screwdriver set was canceled due to the item being out of stock (you chose a very popular item). Whilecanceled our inventory is updated, our website serves customers throughout the entire country, it is typical that several customers will have the same item in their cart. Inventory is again verified after the order is submitted. It can happen that more orders are submitted than we can complete.

As the layaway contract is associated with the store where the merchandise is being held, I would suggest you to contact the store at 308-389-6800 for further assistance.

We want to make you happy. Please take our survey to tell us how we're doing.

Sincerely,
Joel p.(lrao1)
Sears Customer Care
webcenter@customerservice.sears.com
1-800-366-3028

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We were supposed to get a delivery of our washer and dryer on feb 25th between 3-5pm. This item was bought on jan 12th. We waited for our delivery till 6pm. We called them several times after that with 30 to 1 hour intervals. The delivery department kept telling us to wait for it. After 9:30 i was sure they arent gonna deliver it today. But they never had the decency to call to let us know if they will be late or that they wont be able to deliver.

Finally they tell us they will now deliver it march 1st! Which is ridiculous! We also got hung up on twice! We were so angry! I asked to be compensated, they only offered a $25 dollar gift card! No thanks! You can keep your stupid $25!! I called again the next morning to see if they could deliver it sooner. Instead now they said they will deliver it march 2nd! Enough is enough! They obviously dont know what they were talking about!

At one point they even said, they dont have our product available and one person also said that they already delivered it to us! We wanted to cancel our order which was another insane production! We had to call twice! Hopefully they cancelled our order and HOPEFULLY we will get our refund!! I dont trust sears at all!! The service is awful! Extremely unprofessional!!!

The delivery departmenr is horrible! We are never buying anything from sears ever again!! We went to best buy to buy our washer amd dryer. It sucks that sears wasted our time with this! We bought this item more than a month ago! They had enough time to get their shit together and deliver our product! Obviously it was too much for them to handle! Never again! And we will make sure that everyone we know knows about our horrid experience from sears so they dont waste their time and money on sears either!

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I purchased a Sears Kenmore Elite refrigerator several years ago. The problems started right away. I have never been able to use the water feather, the ice maker stopped within a year because when I put anything in the freezer the element in the back of the freezer is blocked in anyway the refrigerator freezes and shuts down. I have been dealing with this for several years and my complaints have gone unanswered. I have seen the same complaints regarding this refrigerator on the website but I have not seen anything regarding how sears is dealing with this problem. Have they issued a recall or solution to their customers regarding this issue. I have all Kenmore products in my home. In the past I was a cheerleader for Kenmore. However, this problem has me uneasy about replacing my refrigerator with another Kenmore product.

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This 4th of July weekend, we went to Sears in Orange Park, FL to potentialy purchase a new cooktop for our kitchen. The sales rep was cordial and showed us the displays and attempted to answer our questions. We returned the next day, after researching various sources of the product we wanted, to work out a deal on the new cooktop. Since it was a major holiday and they advertised huge savings, we decided to purchase from Sears.

The cook top we decided on was made by Electrolux. We were quickly informed that Electrolux appliances were not part of the sale. We then asked them to price match the product with Lowe's since their advertised price was $300 less than Sears. The sales rep called his manager and then told us that Lowe's was losing their license to sell Electrolux and Sears would not honor the price match policy.

When we checked with Lowe's corporate (via their customer service line), we found that this was a lie. Sears just didn't want to price match and the Lowe's price was the suggested Electrolux suggested retail price. We questioned the sales rep and also asked for the manager and were told he was "out" (after allegedly answering the question from the salesman). Nothing bothers me more than someone lying to my face.

WE went to Lowe's and got the lower price and a 10% military discount.
Beware of doing business with Sears. They will not honor their "Blue Team" policy of price match + 10% of the difference. They will just lie about the competition and attempt to charge full price. Bad business!!

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I purchased 2 pairs of shorts from sears.com & when they came to me, they were from a different merchant in another state. The shorts were too small so I call sears to make sure I could return them to a nearby store to save on shipping & customer service told me no.. they would have to back to the merchant. The merchant wants to charge an additional $8 to have them shipped back. I had no idea I was not buying my shorts from sears.

I called customer service back on Friday, February 22nd, I was told that they would have UPS send me a label to send & that sears would absorb the shipping. I got no response from UPS so I called again Monday, 2/25/13 and spoke to Shakeena who told me that she would email me the label and to wait 24 to 48 hours. It is now Wed.. 2/27/13 and I called again because I did not get my label and Veronica, your supposed supervisor was extremely rude and told me the customer service reps lied and that Sears would not be responsible for the shipping at all.

I am disappointed in this organization. I have always been a loyal customer at your store and have bought tools, appliances, clothes and have never hesitated to do business with you online. But after dealing with your customer service representatives, your rude manager and this new idea to be like amazon.com , I will never EVER step foot in your store or purchase anything from you again.

I hope the $8 was worth it. I shop at places where the customer always comes first and they do what ever makes the customer happy. I guess you forgot the basic fundamentals of business. Good luck going out of business because that's where you are headed!

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We have suffered very disappointing service from Sears Appliance Repair and Sears Customer Service around the same issue - a dishwasher for which we had purchased extended service. To begin the Maytag dishwasher itself had many repair issues. On three occasions Sears ordered the wrong part, on three occasions the repair was not done correctly and service had to come out again, and we, of course, had to stay home to be there.

Most frustrating has been since we began speaking to Sears Corporate Customer Service about the last repair, which is still incomplete, leaving our dishwasher inoperable. They have been stringing us along since last May around ordering the part that is required. I have spent countless hours on the phone with customer service staff, front line and supervisors, all of whom said that they were attempting to resolve the issues - that the part was on order, or the wrong part was shipped and the right part was now on order and so on. Since the last time I contacted Sears customer service by email they have not responded at all.

In the past we had purchased all our appliances for our home and some rental properties, from Sears. We will no longer be dealing with Sears - we have had far superior service from community based retailers and repair people. We bought a washer on 11/10/10 had it installed on 11/22/10 it broke on 12/ 7 /11 they wont honor the warranty even though its only two weeks out the worst part is this is a vacation home and the washer was only used twelve times, and the service dept. refused to talk to me unless i signed an extended warranty.

I am a contractor and always handle a warranty thats even a month out this guy was so rude that we are remodeling our kitchen with all new appliances i can guarantee none will be Maytag or come from sears

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I went to Sears today 11-17-2012 to ask about the amish heaters that they sell.Also in my morning newspaper was an ad about the same heaters that Sears sell.The ad was selling the heaters for 295.00 with the coupon in the paper from the company itself .Sears was 399.00.I just ask the sales associate if they honored the coupon in the paper and she just snapped off at me and said that if i want one of those heaters for that price that i better order it because they would not sell one to me unless i paid the 399.00.I just asked a question .I did not need to be talked down to infront of everyone around me.I buy all my household appliances from Sears but with that kind of customer service i will not be going back there anymore.

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I should have known when sears kept changing my appointment for my delivery of my washing machine and dryer. After numerous changes in dates and changes in time and them arriving late the manager at sears Hamilton Mayslanding promised me a 100$ gift card which was never received. Months later receive a recall notice and trying to schedule was a mess!!! One representative said it was recall then couldn't schedule me sent me to another rep who said it wasn't recall then to manager who didn't know how to deal with problem who them sent me to tech support who then said I needed the recall department who I was sent to who then said it was a recall but was giving me an 8 hour window which is unacceptable then given to manager who scheduled me and then said it wasn't recall work finally to last manager who said it is recall work and scheduled me and said there will be NO charge..... hmm wonder how this is going to play out!!!!!!!!!!!! Was on the phone for a total of 1 hour 13 minutes terrible!

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When Sears say “Good”, don’t think that means respectable, moral or noble – The company have failed deliver and shown the lowest standards of customer service!
When Sears say “Great Price”, don’t think that means they will honor the advertised price – The company secured my purchase money, sent nothing and made me pay more to speak to their security Centre!
When Sears say “Guaranteed”, the only thing I was guaranteed was hours of trouble and frustration.

After over 40 emails and international calls I wrote to Sears Chairman Edward S. Lampert and CEO / President, Louis J. D'Ambrosio. Two very busy men – I never expected a personal letter in return from either but a month later no one has got back.

I’m out of pocket, feeling distinctly cheated while Sears enjoy “the good life – guaranteed”.

The lesson – don’t fall for any Sears offer that seems like a good deal. I would look elsewhere, even paying a little more, rather than be letdown and treated like dirt.

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I ordered a BBQ gas grill from Sears online and had it shipped to my local Sears store. The final order page said that it would be available for pickup in 12-14 days, pending email confirmation. I never received an email nor did I hear a word from Sears. However, I received my credit card statement and was charged for the item.

So I contacted the local Sears store and had no idea what happened to it. Then I called Sears 800 number where I was told that the item was "ready for pickup" but they also showed no inventory for it!!! The guy then checked the inventory at a store 40 miles away. My grill was in stock there. So he canceled the original order, placed a new order and drove the 40 miles to pick it up. That was on Saturday (July 2). Today, July 5, I finally had time to un-crate it in order to put it together.

However, I discovered that it was so damaged that it is unusable!!! I called Sears.com twice and they were no help. Then I called the store during normal business hours more than a dozen times and couldn't get ANYONE to actually answer the phone. However, I finally tried saying "Store Manager" and finally got someone to answer. I told the assistant store manager that I thought Sears should come and pick it up in order to exchange it.

No go. No sympathy. Basically, I'm screwed. So I'll spend another $15 in gas money to correct another Sears screw up. I'm asking for a refund. I don't want an exchange.

Sears then brought my new mattress and box springs, took old out and set it on my front lawn, said there was no room on truck for old. Would be back to pick it up, never returned, numerous phone calls, Sears did not call me back as promised. Trucking Co. said now they would remove it on Saturday, they brought the new on Thursday! If they took a new one off the truck why was there no room for the old one. Person at Co. who delivered it was very hard to understand, could get no satisfaction from them.

If they do not remove it tomorrow, I'm stopping payment on my new mattress and box springs.

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I had a light switch that appeared to short in my Kenmore refrigerator, which was under warranty. I contacted sears repair and provided exactly what the machine was doing and the model/warranty service number. A technician came out and read what I reported. He looked at it and then advised the switch may be bad, but the part would have to be ordered. He pulled it apart, bent the wires and reconnected it and it resumed working.

He ordered the part and scheduled the next 4 hour possible time block. I provided him a cell number as an alternate to the home phone listed before he left. At the next service date a week later, I received no call on the cell phone provided, but had a message on the home phone instead. The home message said they were here 10 min prior, while I was outside with my dogs. I immediately called back thru the phone tree, finally to connect with a person who said both numbers were called, my home phone and a number I've never heard of. There was no record of my cell phone at all.

I was told even tho it was less than 15 minutes from initial contact, it would need another 4 hr block scheduled. This is ridiculous! First off, have the part I gave you the info on for the first scheduled maintenance so we don't have to schedule a second date. Secondly, get the phone numbers correct! I can't afford to sit around for 4 hours anymore than you can afford missed appointments. I'm disappointed in your level of service and contact.

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I purchased a refrigerator at the Sears Outlet. It was supposed to only have two tiny scratches on the side and a tiny scratch on the handle. It was set to be delivered the day after we moved into a new house, which did not have a refrigerator. It was delivered as scheduled, but 2 hours later it had an error code about a compressor fan error on the screen and was hot on the sides. We called the service line immediately and were told they could not send out a technician to look at our "brand new refrigerator" for 5 days!! When the technician came he said the whole bottom frame of the fridge was bent and it needed a new compressor and evaporation unit. We called Sears and said we wanted to have this refrigerator removed and we would like to buy a new refrigerator at that was not damaged, at the regular Sears store. A "case manager" called and told us he would take care of everything. All we needed to do was get a model number and call him and he would take care of all the details.

When my husband called him back he was told he could not find a model matching that number. I got that number in the Sears store from a sales person, and I could see it online. We decided 1 week after being without a refrigerator, to go and buy the thing in the store ourselves. The sales person was so nice and even called the outlet store for me after I had gotten the runaround trying to talk to a manager. We set up a delivery and removal of the defective one for the very next day. I was so relieved I was finally going to have a refrigerator and be able to fix food for my children. I should have known better. 15 minutes after their scheduled window I was called by the driver and told "due to the weather they could not deliver my item that day, and because it was July 4th the next day I would have to wait 2 days.

I recieved a damaged refrigerator, taken back to store. have spoken to several people on several occasions, and 3 more deliveries have been set, but no refrigerator yet. They were supposd to delivery it today (no call to say it would not be, and again made arrangement for someone to be at my house to recieve appliance). I called at noon and spoke to delivery department. They said that my delivery was scheduled for January 12th. This happened to me before about 6 years ago, but my brother had just purchased one for my mother and it had been delivered the next day, so I tried again. Fool me once same on you, fool me twice same on me. I told them my story and said I wanted to be the first person they delivered to on Tuesday. 

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To whom it may concern, my name is Mike Kissel and I have a complaint with a company called Fast Media that is associated with you on Sears.com. For Christmas my son purchased a retractable light for me order# 3951610. This light is unopened and unused and we would like to return it for which it is not long enough for me to use in my shop.

We made a trip to Sears at the wood field mall in Il shortly after christmas but were told we didn't have the right number for sears to refund our money.
My wife spent an hour on the phone with someone from Sears because their were no return instructions from Fast Media and they were not answering the phone.

Sears said they would email Fast Media and in return have Fast Media email my son so we could get an RA # to make this return possible. Three days went by before my son received the email. Additional questions were asked why we were returning the merchandise and they didn't give us the RA#.

I recently emailed and left a message on their phone but am waiting for a response as of today 1-15-13. I cannot believe how difficult thy are making this for such a simple return and also this greatly reflects on Sears. I would greatly appreciate help with this so I can return this merchandise.

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We have 4 Sears appliances; washer, dryer, stove and refrigirator and have a warranty policy on all 4. We called Sears for service on the washer about 2 months ago as the machine was making noise. We had to wait 2 weeks for the repair technician to come out. He lubricated something, said all was fixed and left. 2-1/2 weeks later the washer died. We called Sears service and was told the first available repair appointment was in 2 weeks so we waited. Sears sent a coupling in the mail during that 2 weeks.

When the technician got to us and checked the washer he found that he would need 4 additional parts, Motor, transmission, tube and something else and that he didn't have the parts and would have to order them and that would take about 2 more weeks. After a week and a half Sears called to see if the parts had arrived. We told them that only one had. Sears then checked there computer system and said the parts would arrive in 3 days. I asked to set up a repair appointment for the day after the parts were scheduled to arrive but was told the first available service appointment would be another 10 days down the road.

By the time the repairs will have been made 5 weeks will have elasped. I told the Sears service operator that with what all the parts and labor was costing it would be cheaper for Sears to have just given us a new washer and we could get the new machine in 2 days. She didn't respond. We will never buy appliances from Sears again. We have since found out from an ex-Sears service technician that Sears now subcontracts out all its service work. He said the service trucks don't say Sears any more and the technicians shirts don't say Sears any more. 2/20/2012

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case no.6223595 i just want to express my frustration with sears i only had to line my car up when i replace my tires since i took my car to sears ive had my car lined up three times in 21 mos at my expense i want this complaint to be on file, the person at corporate office was more upset than i was but im the one that paid repeatly for the same thing yet i was told nothing was wrong with my front end im gonna call trouble shooter i plan to boycott this store whole heartly thats why i cancel my card i told my mother to cancel hers two times it was put on her card sears is not public friendly

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You had an a/c unit advertized in last sumdays paper. I wne into inquire on the item. I was told i had to come back in a few weeks they will not be on the sales floor until the reset was done. I showed her the ad she said they are in the back but will not be out for a few weeks to come back then. I advised the sale would be off by then. again she said they will not be out for a few weeks. I asked what can be done since it was on sale. SHe said please come back in 2 weeks. If you have an item advertized and do not have it or can not bring it out you should either post an apolgy saying out of stock or at least offer a rain check. I have purchased several appliance and tools off your company over the years. I even purchased a regridgerator and dryer 2 months ago off the otlett here in town. I may need to start rethinking where i purchase my needs. I sent a coment in on the website on monday and have not heard anything back. I even emailed some j brooks the internet said to file a complaint with. I understand resets because i have worked in a chain store myself but you should have least offer rain checks if you are not ready to sell the item. Even i paid more for the item i bought it off of home depot. I do not like shopping at the large hard ware store because of experience dealing with repairs and have never had any problem with sears. If i have purchasing the product or item i may need to figureout another way of buying what i need

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We purchased the top of the line Sears appliances when we remodeled our kitchen. The only appliance that runs correctly is the microwave. All the others have failed us. Our glass top, touch panel slide in stove is the latest to fail. It failed days after delivery requiring replacement of the $1000 computer and panel. It has been losing pixels and now has another ERR report and does not work at all. With Thanksgiving upon us, this is a very disturbing event. The dishwasher gives a flashing green light instead of sanitizing. The refrigerator produces ice but does no longer dispense it.
All these appliances are two years old and out of warranty therefore. We have always purchased Sear Kenmore products believing that they are the most reliable appliances out there. Not so any more. May the buyer be aware.

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I was scheduled for a repair appointment for my dishwasher between the hours of 1:00 and 5:00 PM on Thursday October 6, 2011. Because my fiance and I both work, we had no one to be home during the hours from 1:00 to 4:00 (when I normally return home from work). I took a half day off of work on the 6th. At approximately 3:30 PM I received a phone call stating that the repairman was running late, but would get to me as soon as possible. As of today, I have still received no further notification from Sears about my scheduled appointment.

To say that I am dissapointed would be an understatement. When I called Sears today they informed me that really nothing could be done, and that they could not disclose the reason to me why the repairman never showed. They couldn't even guarantee me a later time so that I did not have to take off of work again. Needless to say, I won't be taking off of work to sit and wait for someone who may or may not show again. The dishwasher I purchased is not even 6 months old and was installed by Sears.

The fact that it already has issues does not make matters better. I am currently in the process of selling my home, and this is not a bonus by any means to a potential buyer. We are building a new house, and we were planning on using Sears for items such as the garage door opener, knobs for the cabinets, appliances (washer, dryer, etc), but will now go somewhere else where customer service is better understood. We (my fiance and I) understand that things happen, but never contacting us, refusing to make a new appointment that helps to fit our needs, and saying nothing can be done is poor business.

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I recently purchased, for Company use, a Sears Kenmore fridge from the Sears Richmond Hill Furniture and Appliance Store. Delivery was scheduled for the following Tuesday between 7am-noon. At the time of purchase I specified and paid $25.00 extra to have the handles placed for a right side door opening. Unfortunately neither happened. The delivery crew left a mumbled message which I could not decipher on my voice mail, and shortly thereafter a Sears representative called to reschedule as, I was advised, noone was there to accept the delivery, this is a business address and I along with 30 others are in the office all day.

It was rescheduled for Thursday between noon and 6pm, and did arrive at 4pm, although I now have to call customer service and have someone come in and reverse the handles. This whole procedure was a royal pain. Sears pay more attention to your employees, and I would suggest your outsourced delivery company B & N Delivery Service do the same.

Approx. 3 weeks ago the door locked on the Kenmore range that was purchased in March of 2011 and under warranty. I contacted my local store where I bought the range and they tryed to get a repairman out quickly but they were told it would be Dec.5 before a service tech could come out. It was the week of Thanksgiving and my family was looking forward to our traditional dinner. This didn't happen and we had to change our plans. Dec. 5 has come and gone and we are now scheduled for Dec 12. I have purchased many appliances from Sears in the past but do not intend to do so in the future.

This type service is unacceptable and especially on a product that is still under warranty. My dissatisfaction is not with my local store. They did what they could.

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On 11-25-12 I ordered a christmas presents online through the sears website. I am told my order was canceled, when I do not know they did not give me a date. I then on 12-20-12 ask if you canceled my order why do I have no refund. I was told she didn't know she would start the investigation for me. She said to give them 3-5 business days and I should receive my refund.

Since then I have called, emailed, called and emailed. Every time they cannot tell me why I have not got my money refunded. I just get they are working on it I should have a answer within 3-5 business days. I gave my money in good faith expecting a product in return. But all I have gotten is a big headache dealing with this. Please help
Thank You

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Purchased bed sheets on sears.com, so I believed I was buying from Sears. I received a defective product and Sears refused to accept a return stating that it was not their product. It does state on Sears' website that my purchased was from a 3rd party vendor. I was on Sears' website, so I assumed I was purchasing from Sears. This is a deceitful practice, I was lured into buying this product because I trusted the Sears name. I cannot even return this product to the 3rd party vendor because they have 7 day return policy. Sears has a 90 day return policy. I never expected that Sears was no different then Amazon.com. Lesson learned! I will never shop at Sears again.

Also, I called my local Sears store and I was told that I could return my online purchase to their store. I drove appx. 20 miles to this store and they refused to take the return. Sears representatives should know that they will not take returns on some the products they sale online!

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I called Sears Repair on Monday to service my Sears Washer and Dryer. The first appointment was on Thursday and they gave me a four hour window for the appointment. When I explained that I work and cannot sit home for four hours waiting for a repair person, they offered to have someone call 15-20 minutes prior to arrival. On Thursday, a representative called and stated that the repair person was at my home and no one was answering the door. When I explained the situation and asked that they wait 15 minutes for me to get home, she said they could not do that. She then offered an appointment for the following Wednesday. That would leave me without a washer/dryer for 10 days.

When I explained that she seemed completely apathetic. I then asked why the driver did not call before his arrival. She said that he did and he left a message on my cell phone. I explained that my cell had been with me all day, no one had called and no one had left a message. I told her that I could fax her my call records for the day to show that the repair person had not called and was being dishonest with her, and once again she seemed to be completely apathetic. I asked several times to speak to her manager, and finally was told that the manager will call me back. I am still waiting for that call. 

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I wanted to purchase a 50" Toshiba LED TV from Sears at Eastland Mall in Columbus, OH, as advertised, Thursday night for $299.99, so I made sure I was in line before 8 o'clock. Got in the store found the TV right away and was standing with another young man for a salesperson to come over and give me a slip of some sort to purchase the TV. When I looked for a ticket to purchase there were none. In fact everyhthing was flipped over. After about 20 minutes I decided to go to the register. The sales person told me that most of the TV slips had been passed out at 6 and 7 o'clock. How can that be if the sale did not start till 8:00 P.M. Obviously it was a waste of my time to even attempt to come to the store. If I would have known I would have been able to purchase TV earlier I would have been at the store two hours early too. This should have been advertised the procedure for purchasing. If I would have known I would have probably been able to get one.

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On September 14, 2007, we purchased a Sears Elite washer, model no. 11027032603, along with a matching dryer. They were the most expensive models in the store, and for the price, we thought we were buying a quality product.

The washer has since quit working. I scheduled an appointment with Sears Repair Service for October 22, 2012. The technician said it had a bad bearing and needed a new electrical timer control. The estimated cost of repair is about half of what we originally paid for the appliance.
The machine is barely five years old. The technician said that is was not used enough to make a bearing go bad. My first washer and dryer were Kenmores and they lasted 30 years with minor repairs. Based on quality of those products, we have purchased a washer and dryer, a dishwasher, stove, refrigerator, and microwave-hood combination, along with a riding lawn mower, cultivators, and other outside machinery -- all from Sears!

To resolve this matter to our satisfaction, and for our continued loyalty, we would like Sears to guarantee the quality of this product, by installing the new electrial timer control and bearing, with any other needed parts, at no cost to us. We are willing to pay for the cost of labor.

Looking forward to favorable response.

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We hired sears to clean our carpets in our new house. The woman on the phone scheduled with my husband for Saturday Oct. 6 between the hours of 4-7. We arrived at the house at 3:30. There was a note on the door stating they had been there and left since noone was there. We contacted the number on the form. We found out that they put us in the computer for a different time (1-4) and also had a wrong phone number for us. They refused to send anyone back out. There was no supervisor or manager to talk to. Tried calling the dispatcher for the area and of course they didn't answer the phone and had no voicemail. I will NEVER recommend sears to anyone. I am livid at the type of customer service thry have!!

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Dec 22 - Dryer quit working, called Sears 800 number to schedule warrenty repair. Dec 24 - Capital City Appliance called to schedule appt. Dec 31 - Cap city came out to check dryer and told me they had to order part. Jan 11 Cap city returned to repair dryer. Jan 14 - Some IDIOT from Sears called to tell me how much money I saved by purchasing the warrenty.

I informed him ,that due to their EXTREMELY slow response times I was forced to buy a replacment dryer, negating anything gained from buying the warrenty. Also I informed him I will never purchase another warrenty from Sears - if Sears only goal is to pass their warrenty repairs off to some third party . 20 days,give or take, is too much time to wait to get service.

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We have a service contract with Sears on a tractor lawn mower. Model 1500LT. We have had the machine for three years. We have had trouble with the belt coming off the mowing deck since the first year. This year we had trouble and the belt jumped the track on 3/1. We called for service and set a date for an annual service and to fix the belt on 3/7.

On that date the service repairman showed up at the wrong address even though when we scheduled we told them the mower was at a different address. We had to reschedule for the 14th. On taht date the service repairnman called a cell number and our home phone and did not have good connections on either. Both phones were working fine the repairman must have been out of cell range. He pulled a second no show.

We called the service department m=number angry and were told they would be out next Wednesday. We got a mesage to reschedule called and they said that the Wednesday appoint was the first open and we said good. We went to the local store and tried to talk with the service manager to have someone fired. They said they would be out Wednesday.

The 20th came and went and when we called the store manager and got a service manager out of Portland they said we were scheduled for the 27th. We had miscommunicated and thought the 20th was the next Wednesday which it was but we were skipped. We will never buy anything from Sears again in this lifetime!!!

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I have used Sears products for years. As others can attest to, Sears is no longer Quality Controlled products. I have a LP Gas Range, I love it, or I did. The burners on the cook top have been leaving a black residue on my pans. This particular repair person has been here before and done a very poor job cleaning out the back of my frig. I ask him to look at the bottom of my pans, this black residue started a few months back.

He refused to look at the burners and under the burners. He claims there is no way to adjust them???? He said it was my pans. I have had this Range since 2000. My pans are older than that. What's with this attitude? My oven was not working properly, he did agree to that. Said it was off by 20 degrees. It was burning on the bottom and the top was sligtly cooked? Hopefully that part works. I will continue to clean the black off of my pans.

I have called my LP Gas provider to see if he can shed some light on the matter. I know that black on the bottom of every pot and pan is not right. If the oven quits again, this will be the thrid third time, I will replace the Range and not with Sears.

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Sears giving me the runaround on warranties, not showing up for appointments or calling to inform customer they would not be making scheduled appointment. Furnished new home w/Sears appliances: dishwasher, refrigerator, cooktop, b/in oven, microwave, garbage disposal, freezer, washer and dryer(Elite models). Repairs already on cooktop (2), freezer (1 popping door continues) and dishwasher (5 repairs including 1 replacement and continue to wait for leveling of appliance as they do not show up for scheduled appointments). Moved in home in May 2011.

Shifted from one person to another over the phone, calls dropped - have to relate total information each time I call or the phone call is dropped and I have to call back. I had an appointment with Sears maintenance the time was between 1-5pm to repair my oven. I waited all afternoon and nobody showed up. I decided to call about 4.30pm and I was told that my appointment was rescheduled because the technician called my house and nobody answered the phone, that was not true because there was no message left on my machine and I didn't leave my house. I got into an argument with the rep and she hung up on me.

I called again the second rep told me the reason the technician didn't show up is because he was working on another job and it took a lot of time and he forget to call me, she also hung up on me because we couldn't agree on another appointment. The reason why I am upset is because nobody bothered to call, if I didn't call I would not have known the technician wasn't coming. I am very dissatisfied with the service I paid for.

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On black Friday at 4:00 am I went to sears first like i always have the past ten years . I spent 300 cash and another 246.00 on my ATM card the clerk said that she had to ring it up on credit ithen picked up my merchandise and ran off to buy a tv at another retailer after waiting 3 hours in line I got my 46 inch tv to the checkout and I had insufficient funds I called my bank and it was true sears had double charged my account causing me to have insufficient funds and waisted time to say the least no savings on my tv and complete embarrassment now it's Monday I open my new shoes from sears and the clerk did not remove the security tag I get a pair of pliers and break it off red ink pours on my shoes and clothes now I go to sears it's 9:30 they don't open till 11:00am I wait go in the manager looks into the double charge laughs at my shoe and says there is nothing she can do now I'm out of money no tv ink stained shoes and clothes my bank says I have to wait five days and then we will take action and I feel like a patsie a sucker for a bargain who got clumped by sears

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4/3/13 - took waranteed lawn mower in for service due to hard starting, bolt missing from previous year Sears maintenance and replace handle cushions. Mower was in 3/29/12 for same starting problem and was not properly fixed at that time
4/26/13 - went into store for another matter & asked about mower - it was returned to store but I never received a call telling me it was there.
4/26/13 - did not take possession of mower because bolt was still missing and handle cushions were taped with electrical tape & not replaced. Told Sears on site rep to send it back for repairs & it was not acceptable to me due to poor repairs, bolt still missing.
5/7/13 - still waiting for mower to come back & grass is very high. I sent it in plenty early in order to NOT have this happen.

I will NEVER purchase another Sears mower - this is my 2nd and will be the last. TERRIBLE SERVICE RECORD

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As I was looking at some merchandise in Sears (Clarksville TN) and playing my harmonica, a young lady came over and asked me to play some songs with her other Sears associates which I did. I played several patriotic songs and "Amazing Grace". The girl named Belinda who had called me over started arguing with me about some rap artist and then argued with me about Jesus. When I asked her to tell me a favorite scripture about Jesus she became defensive and told me the following: " I'm about ready to take off my badge and tear into you". I then asked to speak to her manager who was an older man named Henry. When he came over I asked him about filing a complaint form (so that Belinda would not threaten some other customer as she had done to me). Henry became irate and told me to follow him. However, he didn't take me to get a complaint form but just got more angry and agitated. When I asked for his name he wrote down "Henry" threw the paper on the floor refused to give me his last name and walked away, telling one of his assistants to 'call security". And so I left. Is this how Sears treats customers? I am a 61 year old doctor and have had a private practice here in Clarksville TN for 25 year . I hope you will help these personnel get some help so tht they will treat customers better. Thank you for your time. Sincerely, James R. Hebda Ph.D.

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Hello, I am submitting a complaint because yesterday, at Arbor Place Mall in Douglasville, GA. I was in the Sears store and I saw a few teens sitting by a vending machine near the customer pick up exit. One of them were offering candy to the employees that walked by, and one of them turned back around and yelled at the the teens. He cursed at them and had an aggressive body language towards the teens (pulling up his pants and making a fists with his hands), and this went on for about thirty seconds. He then he grabbed the bag out of one of the teens hands and threw it violently at the other teens, and the candy spilled all over the floor. Then when he stomped back into his workplace.

The teens got up walked towards an exit to the store he walked back out of his workplace and chased them, and was yelling threats towards them with three other employees trying to help catch the teens. I tried to find the manager, but i was frightened he would snap on me so I left the store and went to the mall security. They didn't seem to do anything but tell the teens they can't go to that store again. Please do something about those employees. They seemed to work in the customer pickup area of the store. The one that yelled at the kids was an African-American male, with tattoos on both arms, and had a muscular body. The others were big men but I didn't remember exactly what they looked like. I would be very thankful if you could do something about those employees.

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On October 28th, 2011, I made a layaway purchase at Sears.com. I subsequently made paid extra on my bi-weekly payments so I could receive my merchandise early as oppose to waiting until December 23rd to make my final payment and receive my merchandise as this was far to close to Christmas and I didn't want any disappointment for my 9 year old daughter and my 10 year old son if for some unknown reason something went wrong and I couldn't get my merchandise to have under the Christmas tree on Christmas morning. I don't know why I had this feeling, however I did. So on December 8, 2011 I made my final payment.

I made the payment on this day because my wife and I had decided we were going to finish our Christmas shopping the weekend of the 9th and 10th and we wanted to be able to pick up our merchandise at this time. After making the payment I checked my bank online as I always do to ensure they have something showing a pending transaction. I saw the pending transaction so I thought nothing more of the purchase and prepared myself to pick up the merchandise the next day. This was all set up because the place I had to go to pick up my merchandise was not the closest Sears to my house because they did not have the merchandise at that store.

So on December 9, 2011, my wife and I ventured out to do our shopping after dropping my kids off at their Grandmother's house. My wife and I got to the Sears store at around 8pm. Now granted the store closes at 9pm but I assumed we would be in and out within a few minutes so I was not worried about the time. I went into the store and went to the merchandise pickup section and entered my information into the system so I could have it brought out from the layaway area. The system told me my merchandise was not available because there was still a balance due.

The system told me to see an associate to make the final payment. I immediately went to find a store manager. After briefly speaking to the store manager I realized I was in big trouble. He told me because the original purchase was made online, I would have to speak to Sears.com. He was very polite about it and even gave me the number. While standing in the store I called Sears.com. After speaking with the customer service representative for several minutes, the CSR asked to speak with the store manager. I put the store manager on the phone and proceeded to wait. Finally without resolution my phone went dead at 9pm.

The store manager said they were closing but we could call back, however we would get put back in line on the phone and we would be waiting for a while. With it already being 9pm, my wife and I decided to leave and get started on a solution first thing in the morning. the next morning I made the phone call to Sears.com. They were extremely rude and very unhelpful. I was told by more than one CSR there was nothing they could do except send an email, open a ticket and get back with me within 72 hours. Let me not forget to tell you how many times they said they were sorry.

I told them telling me sorry that many times was not getting my merchandise to me any faster. After several hours and phone calls to Sears.com and to the Sears store where my merchandise was, I was finally told I my payment had been processed and I could pick it up at the store. I made contact with the store and they told me they still could not release my merchandise. I finally got someone at Sears.com to tell me they had my money, however they had not applied it to my layaway account and that it would be applied within 72 hours and I could pick it up after that. This in my mind was unacceptable because they had my money I wanted my merchandise. At this point I called my bank to see if they could help.

Upon contacting my bank they told me due to the status of the transaction it was out of their hands, but I could go to the store, make the purchase, and contest the payment and get my merchandise. With this being a Saturday and not being able to wait till Monday to make any contact with Sears Corporate office, this is what I decided to do. Now Monday December 12, 2011 comes around, and I make my phone call to Sears.com. However, this time I asked directly for the number to their corporate office. I got the number and called them. Upon speaking with an Executive Account Manager, I was given a run around again.

I got every excuse under the sun, from our system is down, to we are working on your solution, however it is going to take us 24 to 72 hours and we will email you. I told them I did not want an email, I wanted to be called. In my opinion an email is impersonal and they are dealing with my money so I wanted to be updated personally with a phone call. They refused to update me with a phone call. At this point I was upset and asked to speak with a supervisor. I was told they were the top and they had no supervisor. After the run around I finally gave up and hung up.

I ended up calling back and speaking with a different "Blue Ribbon Service Case Manager" I was able to get an address and a name for the CEO of Sears, but was still told that any correspondence would come to them first. That should not be the case, because the CEO should want to know how his customers are being treated. I am still working on a resolution for this issue but wanted everyone to know not to use Sears to purchase anything. I hope if enough people see this, sears will either step up and assist customers better or they will go out of business due to their poor customer service.

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i paid layaway in full on jan 20.never received product and when i called i was told product was not is stock.i have made several calls about my refund in the amount of 228.61.the layaway contract number is 093000981356 and my name is frederick brown ,220 knoll view dr ,salisbury n.c 28147.i talked to a supervisor named veronica and here ext is 118.i feel like i have been getting a run around why i have not received my refund.you can call me at 704-213-2340

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I purchased a washing machine and it leaks. Sears service technicians are unable to fix the leak and I am getting the runaround about replacement and or a refund due to "corporate policy". I have talked to multiple people in multiple departments and have continually been told mistruths and been given unacceptable and quite frankly unbelievable reasons as to why there has not been a solution. From my experience it is obvious the different departments within Sears do not communicate internally and have total disregard to customer satisfaction. I am also convinced nothing will result from sending this complaint.

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My experioence with sears customer service and support has been horrible. My refridgerator has been completely out of service for 36 days, which I do not have a means to store any food in my house. I explained this issue and all I get is I am sorry. They have been out to fix the unit 4 times, and it is still not working. Even the technicians stated that the unit needs to be replaced, but sears will not replace the unit. The technicial just informed me that he will order more parts, but the unit cannot be fixed. This means that I will have to wait another 2 weeks for a technician to try to fix it again. And, another two week I will be without a refridgerator, or 50 days or almost two months. The sears reps had no compassion for what I am going through. All they could tell me was that there was nothing they could do. I asked to talk to a manager, and I was put on hold for 30 minutes, and no one ever came to the phone. I called back and asked for a manager, and the same thing occurred. No one came to the phone. I have been a fatihful sears customer. At this point, I will never purchase another sears product.

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I placed a Samsung Galaxy tablet on layaway using Sears.com on January 22, 2013,Order number 09000984439 I made my initial payment at that time I then made another online payment February 1, 2013 prior to the due date of February 5, 2013 a few days later I got a recorded phone message that my payment was late and that my order was going to be canceled. I called my local store and was told it would not be canceled the payment was up to date. I then made another payment on February 19, 2013 the date it was due. At that time it said it was late. How can a payment be late when it was due and payable an on that date? I went back online Sunday February 24 to make an extra payment and there is a BIG RED Canceled on my layaway. I went to my local sears store where the item was to be picked up. They couldn't help me said I would receive a refund in two to three days. I then called Sears.com and was given a reference number 136006 and told at that time I would receive an email regarding the matter and that it was canceled in error. I have yet to hear from anyone regarding this matter. Three calls today and all I get is our system is down we can't answer any questions until it's back up. They couldn't answer questions the first time I called. I want my money refunded immediately in to my account. Or you risk being held liable for fraud and will be turned in to the Texas State Attorney Generals office and my Attorney will be in contact with you.

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Early in November of 2012, I had an issue with the freezer section of my refrigerator (which I purchased in 2009)....after many attempts to repair this over the course of November and December, the refrigerator was deemed unrepairable and because I had purchased Master Protection Agreement, I was finally awarded 1000 dollars to replace this defective refrigerator. On Jan 2, 2013, I went to a full service Sears and selected, with a salesperson, a replacement refrigerator. One that would fit in the space I had available. The authorization Number is 719441184002. Delivery date to be January 17, 2013. In the mean time, since our refrigerator was not working, I had to purchase a small refrigerator for 140.00 from Walmart to keep some food since both my husband and myself are diabetic.

Today, the date of delivery and after receiving a phone call to be sure that someone 18 years or older would be available today, I received another call at 8am that the delivery would not be until the 29th. I am extremely upset because I did take the day off from work to be home and now I have to wait another 12 days. So I called a Sears number 1-800-479-6351 to lodge my complaint and was told that if I had purchased the small refrigerator from Sears, I could have been reimbursed. Well, if I had known that I would have purchased it from Sears. I think I should be reimbursed anyway....for the inconvenience and aggravation I have had to put up with thus far. What do you think? Please let me know as soon as possible. The way I feel now...I may cancel my Sears card and never deal with Sears again.

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Be very aware of what you are buying at Sears. We bought a Samsung fridge at Sears two years ago on 4 years financing. First one got with broken plug, so they sent us another one. After a few months the other one broke down.

Appliance and repair sent a few people (not to mention the number of days off me and my husband had to take) to fix it, but they realized that the fridge which was only a few months old was beyond repair.

Those fridges were obviously low quality, so they recommended us Whirlpool as higher quality one in that price range. That once lasted as long as one year warranty, after that we got problem with.

So, in two years three fridges from Sears were wrong. We have no fridge now, but we have still two years to pay off broken fridge. It seems that products from that come to Sears are lower quality then products from other stores, so be aware when you think to buy staff from them.

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I put a mattress and box spring on lay away at the end of Janruary 2013 and cancelled the order the first of February 2013. I made a paqyment of 100.00 that has not been refunded to my credit card. I have made several calls to Sears asking about my refund. I have been put on hold several times and then told shoud expect my refund within 5-7 business days, this has been going on since February 3, 2013! I have also been hung up on three different times when calling customer service department asking to speak to a mamager. I last contacted the complaint department March 8th and was told again that my refund would be sent to my account within 5-7 business days, it is now March 18, 2013 and I STILL have not received my refund!

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I entered the Sears store in Henrietta, NY and walked by the in-store hair salon on my way to the appliance department. The salon's biggest picture, and closest to the main walkway, was of two women with their hands all over each other. It is completely inappropriate, and especially for children. I am amazed at the blatant reference to, and by implication, approval of, a lesbian lifestyle. I am complaining for the sake of those who have to be exposed to it in order to enter the store, and am respectfully but firmly requesting that it be removed. Thank you.

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In September of 2010 I purchased four tires from a Sears Auto Center. The installation went fine and the service was great (at least I thought so at the time). Fast forward to January 2012...I have now had the tires on my Lexus IS250 for 15 months. I drive in to a Sears Auto Center in Chicago to have a flat repaired. The technician reviews the information they have for my car in their system and proceeds to tell me that the Auto Center that innitally installed these tires put the wrong size tires on my car.

He proceeds to tell me that I have to replace them immediatly because it may cause damage to the car and may even be unsafe to drive. The sales associate tells me that they will replace the tires at a minimal cost to me since it was their mistake. This story changes and I am then told that I need to "drive back to Indiana" to have this issue resolved. Concerned that I am driving an unsafe car due to the wrong size tires being installed I tell tehm to replace the tires with the correct size thinking that I will simply call their corporate office for resollution. Simple enough, right??? Wrong.

After four weeks of being put through a ridiculously complicated complaint process I am stuck with a $600 bill for replacing tires due to their error. I had been a Sears customer for nearly 20 years. This rellationship is now over. It's no wonder why this company has been performing as badly as it has been.

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We bought our refrigerator from Sears about 2-1/2 years ago and loved it until recently. Our kitchen laminate floor has been ruined because of a leaking water valve from the icemaker which we were unaware of until a floor inspector came to our home and told us the floor was lumping up because of a leak, probably from our refrigerator. When we pulled out out refrigerator, there was a puddle of water which had never shown up to the front of our refrigerator. Our floor had a 20 year warranty which they would not cover because of the leaking refrigerator. To add to our dismay, a Sears repair man said the part to be replaced was a water valve costing $90.00 and the installation would cost a total of $279.00. For a refrigerator only 2-1/2 years old causing such an excessive repair plus replacing the kitchen floor, I am quite disappointed with my LG . In addition to our kitchen floor we will have to add a new floor to our dining room floor since they no longer have the same laminate pattern any longer and our dining room is connected to our kitchen with the same laminate pattern. I was thinking of purchasing a new LG washer soon. However, I will think twice about making another LG purchase. Sincerely. Rosemary Osborne

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Sears has been a trusted company to my family for years and I'm disappointed and heart broken over the horrible customer service I received during the time I needed experts. I was apprehensive about allowing Sears to install my garage after an earlier experiencing with the horrible communications between the technician and customer service staff approximately two months ago. I decided to use Sears again because I have a credit card with them and felt it would be easier; FAR from being TRUE!!! The Technician came out on TuesdayApril 30, 2013 and stated he couldn't fix the garage at that time because he needed additional materials (my car remained stuck in my garage for the fourth day, plus I missed half of a day work). I assumed because the technician did the estimation and assessment on Tuesday, Wednesday work would be done without any issues. I was advised that the technician would be at my residence from 10-12; the technician got to my house at approximately 1:30 on wednesday April 22, 2013. Prior to the late arrival of the technician, I called the Sears 5-6 times speaking to manager Tim who was very rude, accusatory and unprofessional. Per Tim, I should have known it would be around 12 because of the two hour window that guarantees that. After 12 and speaking to Tim again, I was very irate because he proceeded to telling me that the technician had a job in Austell and was stuck on Interstate 285; in addition to the technician picking up the door from Norcross that morning. At that point I knew Tim was lying to me and patronizing me because manage Sally informed me on one my calls that the door was picked up on Tuesday evening (managers lying to customers just to shut them up....the integrity and faith I have in Sears has diminished to nothing). I called back again before the arrival of the technician and was informed by Sally that she was about to put her sneakers on and walk to Tim's office to advise him of my displeasure with him (another lie). I called to obtain the number from customer service representative in another department the president of Sears number...I will be sending the CEO and all the board members a letter of dissatisfaction, in addition to Louis. When the work was compled the technician advised me the price was $852.00 which was the incorrect price because Sally told me on Tuesday the total was $623.00...I am appalled on how Sears is now in the business of deceiving and ripping innocent customers off. I feel so violated and hurt...I don't have the time or money to be taken for granted and taken advantage of. I will also send the Better Business Bureau and Clarke Howard, customer advocate a letter regarding these issues so no other customer would feel like me.

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sears part department they are worse people i every deal with i order a part for stove month ago they would take my order credit no they would say your order will be in post office by certain date this is still going on i have order this part for the 4 times this time i use a sears card tnow have to wait another two weeks first they said i had wrong model no after a few phone call sears said they had wrong model on the stove got the right model no then problems sarted worse people i every deal with not any time they call and said the order didnt go through

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I ordered a refrigerator online on Nov 19th. To make sure that the order was processed correctly, I phoned and spoke to a gentleman to make sure that the model I had chosen would come with an ice maker and a right hand door, and that my old fridge would be removed. A few days later, the fridge was delivered, without an ice maker and with a left hand door.

Also, I was never told that a fridge with an ice maker requires a plumber to disconnect it, so as a result my old fridge was left in my kitchen along with the new one. I managed to get a plumber to come in 20 minutes to disconnect my old fridge; however it took over 10 phone calls and 4 full days of waiting for the old fridge to actually be picked up!!

It took a total of 8 phone calls to get the door reversed on the new fridge. And, three service calls!!

The first time a service person came I was told that it would cost me $125.00 to make the change. I had been told by a sales rep that the change would only cost $25.00. So, in desperation to get the thing done, I told the service technician that I would pay that amount if necessary and argue about it later. At that point, the technician advised me that he could not do it anyway as there was a part missing!!

I waiting a few more days and finally got another visit from the same technician who then asked me if UPS had delivered a part. I asked him what part was he talking about as other people had told me that there was no part required to switch the door. He refused to elaborate. I asked him to please just switch the door so it opened on the right side. He told me he could not do it without this mysterious part. He left again.

He phoned me twice in that afternoon to inquire if UPS had arrived with the part he needed. At 4 p.m. he stopped calling and I had to again phone and talk to several people to attempt to get another appointment!! After being hung up on a few times, I finally reached a person who advised me that the whole problem could be blamed on the french speaking Montreal office!! No explanation what had actually occurred etc. but I have always been polite to innocent people just doing their jobs.

In total, I have had to spend hours contacting Sears and had to wait 3 days for service calls without getting the problem solved. Today, another technician arrived in a Sears truck (the other guy was sub contracted as the truck did not say Sears0 and he changed the doors with no problem and no mysterious part that never arrived and was never needed in the first place!!! About the ice maker, I could not tolerate trying to get that delivered!!

I have been a loyal Sears customer for over 40 year. I have purchased appliances for my rental properties, relatives, my own cottage and all my Xmas gifts. If this is not settled to my satisfaction, I never intend to deal with Sears again,. I would like to have at least $200. taken off the price of this fridge as my time and the amount of irritation caused by this ridiculous situation is worth much more than that. i would appreciate a response. This is the second complaint that I have written to Sears about this situation. No reply came from my first complaint.

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Sears wanted to be like Amazon, however they are falling short. Recently placed an order online when in the store to one of the market vendors on their web site. They have not delivered, Sears do not have their company information and Sears do not want to give me my money back even though I placed the order on their web site. Sears has a lot to learn in customer service when it comes to web based business. I will still continue the fight to get my money back but no one is like amazon out there... I am going to stick to amazon forget about Sears.

I ordered a new washing machine (mine went kaput) on and was confirmed for next-day delivery. No call, no email, no delivery. I called and was told there was a delay in the warehouse and it would absolutely be delivered on (today). This morning at 9:00 AM we received a call that the washer would be delivered between 12-2:00 PM. Again, no call, no email, no delivery. I am on the phone right now being told that there is no inventory in the warehouse at all and the next available delivery date will "possibly" be this Saturday. Unbelievable!

And now I've been on hold waiting for a supervisor for over 15 minutes. On their website under Customer Service they actually have the nerve to say "Sears is dedicated to providing our customers with a superior level of service." That is a joke!!

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I bought a pair of dress shoes at Sears about 5 months ago I wear these shoes about once a week. So the shoes have been worn about 20 times the sole of one of the shoes fell completely off . I brought into a Sears store and was told that there was nothing they could do after 90 days.

I asked to speak with a Manager and even after showing her there was absolutely no wear to the soles or to the shoe itself she said there was nothing she could do. I could understand if the shoe appeared to be worn but this was not the case.

After 20 plus years as a Sears customer and card holder and most likely having spent at least $10,000 or more over that period, I will cut up my Sears credit card and take my business elsewhere in the future to a store that will stand behind their products they sell.

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We bought a Samsung high end washer and dryer from Sears two years ago. The dryer is fine, but the $1800 washer is a dud. We are on our second water pump because the machine would not drain the water in the washer. It also gives a signal to the computer if the water is not filled to the normal use for a cycle, yet the machine tries to start, but then plays the music recorded for the washer computer, that drives you crazy. It is always singing in error. So, our computer had problems and needed replacement also. Other parts were installed by the Sear's technician as well. One of the technicians who serviced our washer said his wife did not like the top loader; two complicated and breaks down often.

They went back to the old style washing machines, which are hard to find, but do exist in a reconditioned machine. We have a warranty until sometime in 2012, but we would like to Craiglist these machines now, but if you have a conscience, you would not want your worst enemy to own a top loader Sear's machine, no matter what the brand. That is it for me with Sears, unless they replace the machine with a new one, because ours could have been a lemon, maybe. Now I hear Sear's is going to file Chapter 11 in the next year or so," so goodbye yellow brick road top loader, the dogs of society are howling. You can't put me in your top loader, I going back to my plow."

As I know with all american businesses, this complaint will fall on deaf ears. But here goes, I have been purchasing product from your Sears store in Rancho Cucamonga, California. for past several years, I and my spouse have purchased all our vision needs. My last purchase was less than a year ago in optical, the frames broke while cleaning them and scratched lens. your rep says,"sorry we can`t do anything about that". I`ll have to shell out $130.00 to replace lens, which i already shelled out over $300.00 for. So just in case you don`t see myself or my spouse in any Sears store (anywhere ) again, Its because of the way you treat your customers. I guess you know how much we all care about your store closeures now , huh!!!

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Today I took my vehicle to the Sears Auto center in Hyannis, Mass at the Cape Cod Mall, to have a shimmy in my car looked at. I was told that they would look at the car and call me with what the car needed for repairs. A few hours later I received a call from Kevin saying that I needed routers in the back, routers in the front, new pads in the rear and front, I needed the emergency cable and pad replaced along with a tire that had a nail in it. They told me that the left rear Router had three cracks and that the total repair would be somewhere in the 890's range.

I asked them to just do the rear router and fix the tire and they stated that they could not do that. If they touched the car and replaced anything they would have to do all the breaks it was the "law". I asked him if that was the cause of the shimmy that I felt and he said "yes". I told him that I could not afford to do all that work, 900.00 was too much for me at this time. He said he would speak to his manager about just trying to take care of the shimmy.

He came back to the line and I was told No. I told him I would be down to pick up the car, I would not make any repairs at this time. Upon arriving back to the store to gather my car, which was a Chevy Tahoe The gentleman behind the counter said my bill was 897.00 I stated to him I didn't have any work done and that this was not my bill. He went into the back and got "Kevin" to come out who then told me that they repaired the one tire and it would be a charge of 24.00 I paid that Bill and proceeded out to my car. Immediately I noticed that the front drivers tire rim had been changed. I went back into the store and ask why the rim was different and I was told that they took off my space tire and placed that in the front to make the car "more balanced" and they either put the bad tire with the nail in it under the car where the spare goes or in the back.

I accepted this although not happy that the time had not been taken to change the rim on the tire that I paid 24.00 for. I got back to the car, to find the car dead. Unable to start. No power to the car at all. By this point I am not happy. I go back into the store and tell the clerk that the car does not start and I am not happy about this. A gentleman comes out of the back that I had not seen before, goes out to the car and tries to start it. It does not start. He comes back in and gets a jump start and preceded to jump start my car.

And begins to tell me all about how GM sucks and that they changed this and that and when they put it on the Diagnostics system it kills the battery. The best thing I could do is drive it for about 45 minutes to charge the battery up and it should be fine as long as my battery was not old. He was rude and unsympathetic to the situation. I got into my car that he had pulled up to the curb and I was unable to keep the car running. It stalled at every stop light, stop sign for almost 30 min, Being so upset at this point I take the car to Midas to have them test drive the car and explain to me what is wrong without telling them anything about what Sears said is wrong with the car.

The service man takes me out to the garage and shows me the rather large bubble in the right rear passenger side tire. Where the belt was broken. He had done a break inspection and found the crack that sears had stated, and also found no issues with the from routers and pads. Suggested to turn the routers would be helpful. They replaced the two rear tires, One of which was the spare now, and replaced the back routers, and pads along with windshield wipers, and repaired the back windshield wiper for 858.00.

Your company would have charged me the 898.00 and would have not solved the problem as to why I was there. This is unacceptable to me, and unfair business practices. I have used Sears for years and I am truly disappointed with the level of service at this store. I could not have been more upset to feel like I was being taken advantage of. They tried to get me to do repairs that were unnecessary, and I would have left without the problem being resolved. I would like my 24.00 refunded to me immediately that I paid for the tire repair, of which they just put the spare on. Where is there any repair? I could have used my AAA for that! I am truly disappointed in your services.

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I am so upset and disappointed, first I was told my Craftsman Snow Thrower couldn't be attached to my Craftsman Riding Mower after talking to 8 different operators, just to be told I would have to buy the newer model. Then I told them I had some problems w/ my mover and made an appointment for 4 days later. Then you guys cancelled my appointment. I needed this done ASAP. So I then contacted my local lawn mower service, and was told that the snow thrower could be attached. So I had him install the attachment and in the process he noticed more wrong with the mower and it needed to be fixed so I had him do it and now SEARS won't cover it! This is not fair, you said it couldn't be done and cancelled on me and when I called back to reshcedual I had to speak to 5 different operators and was put on hold for 17 minutes just to be hung up on. This is a bunch of bull.

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Hi, Thursday morning before black Friday I purchased $175 in gift cards at a local giant eagle groceries store. The gift cards, a total of 3, were for sears. I bought the gift cards to purchase a Samsung galaxy 7" tablet. On sale from $250 to $178. I sat in the sears store for hours, prior to the 4am sale began. Once the sale hit at 4am I proceeded to check out. When the sears employee swiped my gift cards he notified me that they read a balance of 0 dollars. I called the grocery store corporate office, and they called sears card services. Sears cards services acknowledged that they some how erased the balance, and that they would return the money back to the cards within 5 business days. The problem is I spent hours on the pg one trying to request the tablet at the same sale price as what I waited in the stores hours for, and out of the 3 people I spoke to they all say there's absolutely nothing they can do for me and that that price is only available during black Friday. I realize that. But it was to the fault of sears that I was unable to purchase the item at sales price. Now the tablet can only be bought at full retail price. I bought an entire homes appliances at sears, and this will

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I went to Sears Store #02104 in St Clairsville OH, on 9/24//12, to exchange a wet and dry vac for filters. When I arrived in that dept., the sales assoc. was walking toward the end of the store. When she returned, I found out that she had gone for a price check for the only customers at the counter, which was a man & woman that were together. This transaction took quite a few minutes. I waited patiently for my turn. When she was done, I asked for her help to find the correct product I was supposed to purchase. When we returned to the counter there was another woman & man, who were together, at the counter. In stead of her ringing me out, she went to those people and started to ring up their purchase. Leaving me to wait again. I was insulted that she would put my business behind these other customers. When I had waited patiently for the customers before me. Please note that she did not attempt to wait on me when she returned to the counter from the previous customers. As I would not have expected her to.

I immediately interrupted her from waiting on those people and demanded that she continue waiting on me. She said to me that they were waiting. I said so was I and how dare her push me aside. She then called for someone else to come over to wait on the other customers. This again was not done for me previously. I asked another associate to call a manager so I could report the treatment I had just received. A Supervisor Jim Duncan showed up and listened to my complaint. I explained to him that I felt insulted and possible discriminated against as both of the other customers were Caucasian: and I am African American. I said to him, I am not positive that it is discrimination or if she was just being mean. But it was not fair.

I gave my complaint to Jim Duncan and left my phone number for him to give me a call to confirm that the issue was addressed. I told him I realize you can not tell me what you done, but I would like to know that the issue was addressed. I would not want anyone else to be mistreated as I was. To be honest I walked away with very little expectation that anything would be done by Mr. Duncan. I must have been right because it has been almost a month now and I have not received a phone call. I would have expected that Mr. Duncan should have asked for my personal information so he could respond to me about the results opposed to me having to volunteer my information and ask him to contact me. I also asked him to check the cameras and he would be able to see and confirm the experience I had told him about.

I would appreciate a sincere response to this hurtful treatment I experienced in the Sears store. I can be reached at lrtree9@yahoo.com or 304-232-2880, if you have any questions or would like any additional information.

Thank you,

Loretta Reese

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On Dec 2 2012 I visited your store in Irondequoit New York. I purchased several men's shirts, which cost me approximately $56. I paid for the shirts with a gift card, balance of approximately $15, and by credit card, $41.58.

The shirts were not the right fit so I returned them about a week later to the same store. Allegedly the clerk gave me a full refund, consisting of a new gift card for the $15 and a credit on my Mastercard. Two days ago I revisited the same store to buy a belt. I presented the gift card and was told it had not been "activated." I walked out without buying the belt and later that day called the store manager. She asked me for the return receipt.

Unfortunately I did not keep it, thinking that the refund at a store of Sears size and reputation had been properly processed. My mistake. The manager then asked for the date of the refund. Not recalling the exact date, I said I would call my bank and get the date the $41.58 went back on my card. I called and lo and behold my bank informed me I did not have any credit from Sears on my account. I figure one of two things transpired.

The clerk processing the return was incompetent and unknowningly activated some other gift card and credited some other person's credit card. If true, this does not reflect well on Sears training. Or the clerk deliberately took these steps for her personal gain, stealing from you and me. I suspect the latter. I do not know if you can ever identify the clerk.

I do know I am out of pocket $56. I ask you to send me a gift card for this amount.

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We purchased a Samsung microwave on 1/3/13 at the Palmdale, CA Sears store. At time of purchase we paid 561.48 which included a $10.00 fee for removal of our previous microwave.

The delivery and installation person refused to take the large box our new microwave came in. He did remove the old microwave and we feel he should have taken the box as well.

When a call was made to customer service at the local Sears store, that individual hung up on my husband (I feel that person was not aware of Sears policy and did not want to take the time to find out.)

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I filed a warranty repair claim weeks ago for a GE Profile Series Microwave. After filing the claim through 888-518-7208 a Technician came the first time for the appointment scheduled between 1:00PM and 5:00PM and the technician had the courtesy to at least call me at 832-885-8111 and tell me he was running late but he came,

Upon arrival he diagnosed the problem, ordered the part and I paid via Visa Credit Card, $55.00 and he instructed me to call the 888-518-7208 and schedule for a technician to come back and make the repair.

I called the 888-518-7208 and a technician was scheduled to come back between 1:00PM and 5;00PM and showed up a little after 3:00PM and was here less than 5 minutes and said, "I cannot do it by myself, you need to call and reschedule and I can come back with a assistant.

We called last week on Tuesday and scheduled a 1:00PM to 5:00PM appointment on Thursday and no one came or called.

I then called this week on Tuesday to complain and reschedule, and was told that today 04/11/2013 that the technicians would be here between 1:00PM and 5:00PM, my wife was here waiting before 1:00PM, at 2:30PM CST I took off work to pick our daughter up from school at 3:00PM, I called my wife to see if anyone had came or called and she said, "No", I then called the 888--518-7208 and checked on the status and was told that they were dispatched and coming.

At 3:15PM CST I arrived home at 1228 Delano Street, Houston, TX 77003, and waited until 4:30PM CST and called the 888-518-7208 service number and was told that the appointment had been cancelled. I asked why? I told you not only was someone there waiting but provided my number and my Wife's. They said the technician reported that he called and got no answer; however my phone number is ported to Google Voice as well as Corporate Phone Tracking and I checked everywhere no call to me or my wife.

Then I tried calling Legal at 800-475-1212 and no answer, I called the nearest Sears Store, less than a mile away and got hung up in twice, called back and asked to speak to a Supervisor and was put on hold, after 10 minutes and no answer I hung up.

It is 5:40PM CST and I have been on the phone for over a hour trying to get relief. I begged for someone to come today as after 3 total no shows I have lost faith, income, and been ran around until at 6:47PM CST I was told again that the earliest someone could come is this coming Monday, the fact that this problem has been going on for around a month.

I have a lengthy documentation of calls, as well as Conclusive Proof of call tracking that neither I or my wife was ever called during these repetitive "No Shows" and to have to wait AGAIN and not be able to have this request for service elevated is unprofessional and disrespectful.

At one point I was offered a $80.00 Sears Gift Card, which I declined and said, "I do not care if give me a $500.00 Gift Card, it is not about money from Sears, it is about the worst customer service I have ever experienced, and the fact that I am a Executive in a very high Tax Bracket who typically bills $250.00 a hour for my time, and I have had to not only take off work but literally spend hours on the phone trying to get this resolved.

If Sears has any integrity what so ever they will have someone here tomorrow not Monday. Prior to concluding my procession of phone calls for over 2 hours I told the person on the phone that this should have a Elevated Status and anytime tomorrow that some one can come I will make sure someone is here, to be told, "Sorry, we can try and put you on a waiting list but the AMAZING, "I HAVE YOU SCHEDULED FOR MONDAY BETWEEN 8:00AM CST AND 12;00PM CST.
There is no question in my mind why so many Sears Stores are Closing.

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On Sunday 10/23/11 we went to Sears Tool Department at Southland Mall in Hayward, CA. My husband explained to the Sales Associate that our Garage door opener would not work, that it made a loud sound and then the chain snapped and the plastic pulley broke. The sales Associate asked me if I brought it I said no, that it was still installed in my garage. The sales associate ask if we had the receipt, my wife said we didn't know if we still had it, but we told the sales associate that we purchased it in November 2009.

I asked if I could bring it back and he said yes that he could credit back our Sears Credit Card. So I told him I wanted to upgrade to a belt driven versus a chain driven, the Sales Associate said ok and carried the belt driven garage door opener to the sales counter. We went home and removed the old one and installed the new opener. We took back the old Garage door opener and was advised my the sale associate he would need a managers permission to credit back our card.

One manager came and told us that she could not give us a refund, so we asked to speak to another manager, the second manager said she could not refund us the credit and we would have to contact the Service Company for Craftsman. After explaining over and over again that the Sales Associate told us that we could bring the old one back it did no good. Basically they all Lied to us.

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I had a coupon for a $17.99 oil change. I took my 2010 Toyota Sienna in and left it. I got a phone call 45 min. later. He said his name was Roger and he could only put Synthetic oil in my car. The cost would be $70.00. He said it was in the owners manual that only synthetic oil could be used. I told him I would be back to pick up my car and he needed to show me what he was talking about in my owners manual. When I got there he was at the computer looking it up. My family owns 3 body shops in the Richmond and Williamsburg area. I am an estimator at our Midlothian Turnpike location. I know a little about cars. I think this Roger character thought I was just some dumb woman coming in for an oil change. I asked him to show me where it said I had to have synthetic oil and he said he would get his coworker to look. His coworker came over and said, "it's a Sequoia right?" I said no, a Sienna. He said, "in that case, it takes regualar oil". He didn't even know what kind of car I had but insisted I had to have synthetic oil. That is ridicuolous! He then told me to come back in an hour and it would be done. I told him no thanks. I do not want them to touch my car. I also could have sent work to them on occasion because we buy tires and need alignments done. I would NEVER send work there. The Chesterfield Town Center Sears Auto Center will not be getting business from me or our family owned business of Bruce's Super Body Shops.

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I have been a somewhat regular Sear's Shopper for a good part of the Last 30 year's and I have NEVER seen such poor Managment Skill's demonstrated in my life. When you walk into the Store on Rice and University in St Paul, Mn. you are immediately drawn into an atmosphere of Repression from the Employee's, as you go from Dept to Dept you can actually witness Manager's talking down to the Staff and berating them in front of co-worker's and Shopper's. Now I understand in this Economy that Retailers are struggling with lagging sale's, but to take that out on Emploee's is inexecusable. I have inquired of some of the Employee's of their treatment and they are very hesitant to comment for fear of actual retaliation from their Superior's, from what I have seen most of the Employee's are of Minority Status and are younger. I did make some inquiries as to the name's of some of the most guilty Task Master's..... Store Manager is Dan Kaufman and it trickle's down from there to a young man named Mike to another named Lisa (Dept Mgrs?) they brood about the store snarling at Customer's and Staff alike. What I would like to know is what kind of education for training these Individual's have gone through and I would also like to know, when did Sear's start working against it's Employee's and the Communities where they are. Shame on Sear's for changing from an Establishment of Respect in the Community to one of pure dread to enter.

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Purchased a washer and dryer floor model combination in October 2009 along with a 3-year maintenance agreement. I have the original Sears purchase receipt for the $3,221.54. Salescheck # 018640229475, Date 10/02/2009 pruchased at the Hunt Valley, MD Sears store. We called for service before the Maintenance Agreeement expired because the washer is not draining properly. On the first and second service visits, we were told that there is no Serial Number Sticker on the Washer, and therefore, they cannot order the part to fix the problem. Service claims that the Maintenance Agreement information at Sears, as well as the Sales records, do not include the Serial Number. Sears, they claim, keeps no record of the Serial Number. I talked to a Service Manager who told me that if the unit does not have a Serial number attached to it, they cannot service the unit. I did not remove the Serial Number. The matching machines have been under a service agreement for 3 years that cost me $199.99 at the time of purchase. I cannot understand why Sears would not have the Serial Numbers of the units on record. I, also, have no way to know if the original service tech removed or discarded the Serial Number sticker. I know I did not. Or, possibly, the sticker was removed at the store (both units were floor models).

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First of all, you need agents that can speak and understand American English. Second, your delivery department needs to be a little more flexible about delivery. I have arrange to be home the majority of a day so that your delivery guys can be here all of 15 minutes to drop off a mattress!!!! However, there is about an hour during the morning I can't be here and no one can seem to work around that. If I understood her right, the agent barely spoke English, I won't get a call until the night before TELLING me when they will be here and if I can't be here during that whole 4 hour time frame (for a 15 minute delivery) then I have to reschedule and take another day off!!!!!!! WTH??? Not very customer service oriented, Sears!!! VERY disappointing!!!! And I won't be motivated to make any large purchases from you ever again!

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I purchased a groupon for Sears. I let it expire because I decided I did not need the promotional item, and because the Groupon says the purchase price (not the promotional value) is always good for any goods or services offered by the merchant.

The Groupon itself guarantees a refund of the purchase price if the merchant fails to honor it "Period". I attempted to use the purchase value at Sears and it would not honor the Groupon for any value at all because the promotional value had expired. I

now have several emails from Groupon telling me the purchase price is good only toward the original promotion - in direct contradiction of the terms printed on the Groupon itself! The responses do not even attempt to explain this unilateral and retroactive change in the terms. Just too bad, so sorry.

Finally, they told me to go away and not bother them anymore.

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I contacted the Sears Outlet Store in Hendersonville Tn about PTY 9000 mower that I fully intended to buy. The manager sent me pics to my phone, which was very nice. However, I was told that it was being sent off for service first and I would be contacted when it arrived back. It would be couple a weeks. I didn't wait that long, so I contacted them frequently, and was told that it hadn't arrived back yet. Now I can't get the manager to call me back and I was told that it was sold more than likely. The time frame was the middle of Dec when I first contacted them.

I am trying my best to find a Craftsman Profeesional mower that is withing driving distance of my location. The mower above fit my needs and it was withing driving distance. I'm frustrated because I have been watching the Sears Outlet website for several months and I finally found one, that was sold out from under me. There is another mower in West Palm Beach that I would like to have, but it's a 13 hr drive from upstate SC.

Please help find out where the mower went in Hedersonville, TN if possible, and I'll be more than happy to retract my complaint. I just want to know what actually happened.

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I bought this bike November 2011. So far there have been three problems. The first was there were no screws to put it together. The second was the computer broke. The third was a broken belt. The first two comlaints I made directly to the manufacturer of the stationary bike, and received good service. But the broken belt was the last straw, and I requested warrenty service from sears, which I did. I was told I would hear from the repair company within two or three days.

I did not receive a call, so I called sears back, and was told again, I would hear from the repair company in two or thee days, but I did not hear. So I called the company directly and they sent me a new belt within a week, and I got my husband to replace it. It is now six weeks after my request for service from Sears, and finally I got a call from their repair company that they finally had the part and would come down and replace it.

I called Sears and said I had thought I was never going to get service, so I replaced it, and they cancelled my warrenty. This company, Sears, sure has a good method of getting out of servicing their products. I will never shop at Sears again, because other stores provide the same goods, and are much easier to deal with.

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Refrigerator went out on Aug. 26, kept completely closed for 24 hours and reported it on Aug. 27. Unable to get commitment to fix appliance until Aug. 28, and told it would be fixed Sept. 5. Purchased maintenance agreement on numerous appliances and this is going to be a 10 day wait to repair.

After numerous calls to have fixed sooner Angie stated that the maintenance contract only states Sears will fix item, it does not necessarily mean in a timely manner. Angie stated she is a seasoned rep of 4 years and is very familiar with Sears policy. Actions such as this are totally unacceptable and I will pursue every avenue available to bring this to the attention of someone who cares and is able to act responsibly on it. I paid for a service which Sears is unable to properly provide, or just lacks the desire to do so.

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I purchased a set of Michelin 80,000 mile tire for my Nissan Altima 2010. I have Sear rotate the tire and do the oil changes every three thousand miles. With in Ten month and 13,000 miles two of my tires were completely bald and the other two tires had 4/32 and 5/32 of tread. The manager said it was from aggressive driving? The car is a 4 door sedan with a 4 cylinder completely stock.

I told the manager that the car was driven normal and was front wheel drive and tire that were bad wore on the rear and my paper work shows from sears when they rotated them. The manger then said it was from excessive braking. I told him it had abs and it would be impossible to slide the tires .

I then asked him to check the pressure my tire were over inflated by sear by over three pounds and the car had been at sear for over three hour they had just serviced it. That why I went down there because he said they wouldn't rotate the tire because the back ones were so bad.

He said all he could do was replace the to back tires and that it void my entire replacement warranty for the whole set. On the warranty it states that over inflation voids the warranty and he still blamed me. This isn't a race car and his team had my tires over inflated . He told me that it was ok because no matter how hot tires get the pressure only increases by 10% I didn't know he was genius as well. I asked him if I could send the tires to michelin to be checked for defects he told me no and he wasn't either.

So when you by from Sears you better not get a tire the will last 80,000 miles because when it wears out in thirteen they will void your warranty by blame and there improper inflation statistics. I also contact Sears head quarters and they can even have someone higher up contact me. Beware of Sears you and your family are at great risk with their automotive experts. A corvette could wear out 80,000 mile tire in 13,000 mile may be 40,000 but in 13,0000 this is highway robbery.

By the way I have a 2005 nissan Altima 4 door with a four cylinder with the same exact tires from Sears and they have over 35,000 mile and they ate still like brand new and this car doesn't have Abs brakes. No matter the issue they tires ate faulty and that seats responsibility to honnor the warranty they sold me.

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Made a purchase at sears.com, and used my sears rewards points. Only after the sale was complete, a disclaimer appeared that said this item was sold by a third party - marketplace, not sears. This means I cannot return a defective product to sears, and will have to pay to have it shipped back to marketplace. Sears should make this dirty tactic known at the beginning of the sale, not after it is complete and cannot be stopped. Since sears was bought out by k-mart, they have become a second-rate company. I purchased lifetime products like tape measures and snow shovels at premium prices. Sears has now discontinued at their discression, and will no longer honor their lifetime guarantee. Instead of a craftsman lifetime product, you are given a cheap item that could have been purchased for less money at another store like Big Lots or Lowe's.

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I saw a great offer on Sears website for as mobile phone. Turned out it was too good to be true.

After making me call their security centre (2nd international call being for half an hour), they and securing my bank’s commitment to payment they then presented a range of excuses including a pricing error and blaming a 3rd party vendor. The vendor they blamed didn’t even receive my order which was placed with Sears (Sears also taking payment).

After that it was a series of minor disasters; My bank made me change the credit card as they insisted Sears transaction had exposed me to potential fraud; there was further expense of phone calls; many hours were wasted with over 40 emails; letters to the CEO and Sears Chairman were completely ignored.

What should you do it Sears appear to be offering a good deal? – My advice is very definitely to look elsewhere unless you have a lot of time on your hands, extra money to waste on expensive calls, aren’t worried about fraud on your credit cards and a thick skin to deal with a series of different “customer service” reps.

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I bought a washer and dryer from Sears on Friday, Nov.23 2012. I paid $80 to have it delivered and set up. The delivery guy did what he was supossed to do. He set up the washer and drier and tested them. Once the delivery guy left, I noticed that the washer was leaking from the drain hose. This was at 12:00 noon. I called Sears and notified them of the problem. She told me that the tech would be back in about 1-2hrs. to fx the problem. At 4:30pm, no one ever showed up. I again contacted Sears. I spoke to 3 different people and stayed on the phone for 35min. I was given a $50 gift card for my inconvenience by email, which I have yet to receive. I was told that someone would contact me Sunday night to set up an appt. for Monday. Well, today is Monday and I was not contacted by sears. I once again contacted Sears myself. I was told that I had an appt. set up for Wed., Nov. 28. I didnt set up that appt. for Wed. and was told that there is nothing that they can do to get an earlier appt. No one can come out to fix the problem any earlier than that. I can not do any laundry. It is very frustrating that I was suposse to have a brand new waher on Sat., that works. And today is Wednesday and still no fuctioning washer, and probably wont have a working washer until Wednesday. When I contacted the complaint dept., I was told that I can not file a complaint because the washer is not on my file and they probably can not set up an appt. until the waher is on my file. This is a cluster, you know what. I am very angry and dissatisified. Tracy Dore'

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i took my van to sears today in hilo, hawaii to get a simple oil change and replace the windshield wipers. i got there @ 7:00 am and the guy said that everyone was out sick and only had one mechanic on duty. after i paid my bill of 74.83, they gave me the keys to my vehicle and i drove home approx 6 miles, with my windows rolled up and the air conditioning on. on m way home, my vehicle was lurching and not running properly.

when i plled into the driveway, i see smoke and could smell that my brakes were scorched and burnt. i looked down and saw that sears had applied my emergency brake on the floorboard and neglectected to tell me that they had done so. i called sears store in hilo hawaii automotive twice @ 808-981-4095 and got attitude and lip service from troy and some chick that hung up on me..

i then called their office @ 808-981-4001 ande sploke to oren who said that he was a store manager. they all told me that sears always applies the emergency brake for saftey reasons. bullshit! they do it on purpose. i spoke to the mechanic and his boss named perry as i was leaving in the parking lot. neither one of them told me that they had appled the emergency brake and should disengage it.

i told sears that i want a complete brake job due to their inferior customer service and neglect

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I purchased two sewing machines online through Sears.com and at slightly different times of the day for 2 different people to make early purchases for Christmas. Unbeknownst to me, I learned one person had just bought a machine for herself and the second person developed a serious illness and is unable to sew any more. When I received an email notice of my purchases I discovered that the machines were the same but one was priced about $70.00 higher than the other. I tried to return both machines today at the Sears store. One of them went right through at the store and was credited to my account.

The other wouldn't go through at all. Found out that Sears has between 300 and 400 outside vendors that sell products through their website as Sears. Now I have to send the second machine back myself at my cost & learned that the additional $70.00 I was asked to pay for the same machine was the extra "profit" the outside vendor was making. Nowhere online was this explained to me. Had I not purchased both machines at slightly different times & then returned them, I would never have learned of this practice.

On 10/17/2011 I received an Email add from Sears advertising an online order only Panasonic 55 inch HDTV plasma with two pair of glasses for $1099.99. When I tried to order it online I was unable to get the $1099.99 price. Instead the price was $1299.99 with no glasses. The add also said to use a special code, "PANATV" and when entered into the order it came back with, "This code does not apply to this TV". Many, many Emails to Sears robots resulted in them finally telling me they could not find the add for the TV at $1099.99.

They could not find their own add? I copied and pasted the add to one of the many Emails and so far I have heard nothing. I'm not holding my breath. Sears seems to be as difficult to deal with as PayPal.

I will never take another chance at buying online from Sears and encourage others not to take the chance either. This is a highly deceptive practice & I resent being taken advantage of in this manner. Possible Resolution: I'd like to see Sears identify the products that are coming through an outside vendor and identify the purchase price difference. I hope my account will be properly credited when the 2nd. machine is returned, and would like to be reimbursed for the extra shipping costs I will now have to pay.

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I bought a washer and dryer, after waiting the 2 weeks for delivery I was given a time for delivery and then they called and gave another time for delivery, and then they called and told my Son they would have to reschedule for the next day! I called the 800 number for delivery and those people are outsourced! They're not even in this country and they tried telling me that it was already delivered!I tried to speak to a supervisor and no one would connect me to one so I called the Sears store where I bought it and they gave me the same worthless 800 number.

I use to buy everything from sears, from tools , appliances, clothes,  just everything. Here in the last few years your service to the public has went down the tubes. I went out to your bluefield store to buy a portable air compressor, the one i wanted wasnt in the store but they had a set with compressor and air tools, they told me i could order it and it would be in in 2 days. I told them that i needed it sooner and that i would buy the one they had and they could replace it when the other one came in.

I have had a problem with my Sears washer from the getgo. It never has worked properly, sometimes taking as many as 4 hours to get a single load done. Have had several parts replaced,had the waranty extended,yet it still is bad....something smelled like it was burning. Now it won't spin or drain. Magtag refuses to do anything but a service call. I've tried to say I just have a lemon! How does one get some response from them? Do they not stand behind their products? My last machine lasted 25 years with only a couple service calls...I don't abuse my appliances. Will I get any response from Sears? I bet not!!!!

T hey told me no! So i went to lowes, you bet they took care of me. Now i dont even shop at sears any more, i shop where i am appreciated. I told the salesman I purchased the set from to call them and find out way I have to take more time off work to wait for another delivery! The salesman called back and told me the washer and dryer was already delivered!!!! It's no wonder Sears is going under I know they've lost my business!!

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First the customer service in the Brooklyn store on Beverly rd sucks you wait on a long line to be treated with such rudeness and total lack of respect for a paying customer. I bought a set of brand new tires in October 2011 with a road hazard plus agreement. They mislead you into thinking you get a new tire if it cannot be fixed. My tire has a hole in it on the sidewall and they want to charge me 100$ what warranty. Tell people the truth. This particular sears is very unprofessional and needs a major overhaul. I am very dissatisfied this is the worst. Don't bring your car here unless absolutely necessary unless you are gluten for punishment and want to give your money away!!



Disclaimer: This complaint was submitted by wanda bell on 08/30/2013 at IP address 198.228.200.158 using our Sears complaint form. This opinions contained in this Sears customer review titled, "Misleading warranties" do not reflect the opinions of this website.

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I went to the Sears store today that is located at Greenwood Park Mall in Greenwood Indiana. We were looking for a jacket for my father-in-law. We were looking for a "tall" in mens. After wandering around for about 10 minutes in the Mens Department looking for signs that would have said "Big and Tall", we finally found an Associate so we could ask where that department was. She said it was in the basement.

We proceeded to the basement and again looked for signs that said "Big and Tall". We could not locate any Associate on the floor that we could ask. There was a male Associate that was "passing by" and asked him if he knew. He said he didn't work in that Department but he was sure there was one. I went to the cashier area to ask a cashier. The cashier I asked told me "no" you don't have a tall mens department.

I worked in customer for service for 30 years and I will have to say that this display was the worst customer service I have ever seen. In the retail business especially, I think it is terrible that people that are supposed to be in the "customer service" business have no clue what is going on. Their "I could care less" attitude is appalling to me.

I understand in today's world we all try to do more with less but this experience is unacceptable to me. Sears associates need to take more pride in their jobs and really know what their job is all about. I hadn't shopped at Sears for years and I can tell you after this experience I won't shop Sears again.

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Of course our dehumidifier was on the recall list, sent the plug in and all information required, expecting to be reimbursed in full for their faulty product. WRONG. Seventyfive bucks and a twentyfive dollar discount coupon. RIPPOFF. No where in the information on recall was the amount of recall we would recieve. NOWHERE. Due to our basement being somewhat damp, we had to purchase a new unit pronto, and decided not to buy another Sears product to handle our task. Whoopie, a 75 dollar check toward a 300 dollar new unit. Payment in full should be expected from such a company.

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I purchased a Kenmore stove, side by side refridgerator, dishwasher and range. When I purchased all, I was aked if my stove was electric (not if it was hard electrice) and i said yes. When Sears came to deliver the appliances, the guy walks in, looks at my stove and say he can't remove nor replace it. I asked what do you mean, he said hard electric. I called Sears and was told I should've told someone, I said if I was asked I could've checked but no one asked me. I was told about the dishwasher and the hood range only. Sears associate told me they could have someone come over and hook it up in a week for an additonal $195 (I just spent over $3,000). I told her, that was never told to me and I am a bit annoyed because I buy applianced from you and I have to pay to have them hooked up, that is absurd. If Sears is going to be a penny pitching company, let your consumers know. My appliances were delivered on the 19th of October, 2012, like I said, I hired an electrician to do Sears work (Sears outsource there delivery associates), now I have placed four (4) phone calls to Sears to come and pick up my old stove (which I paid for) and I keep getting the run around. When I call they say it's not in the system and they will schedule it, the schedule date comes and I call back and the same thing again. I was told by many people not to deal with Sears and now I understand why. When PC Richard deliver anything, they make sure they have people that can hook it up whether it's in the price or they tell there customers. I am very disappointed in Sears and at this point, I will never recommend you and I do Real Estate where I would tell my customers to not purchase your appliances from Sears. I would really like to speak to some one of higher authority. When I call Sears last night (October 25th, 2012), I was told all the supervisors were busy and someone would get back to me. Thank god I wasn't hold ing my breath. I am referring to the Sears in Smith Haven Mall, Lake Grove, NY. If someone could please get back to me, it would be greatly appreciated. My home number is 631-676-5157.

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I bought a Craftsman Model 28 75117 electric air compressor on 12/23/2008. I used it 7 times to pumpup the tires in my two car. on 10/8/2011, while using it, it vibrated, smoked, and then split in two. I discovered that the screws that held the motor to the compressor did not have any nuts or mechanism to lock them tight. Consequently, they backed themselves out via vibration. A poor design and safety hazard. It had a one year warranty. I did not get the extended warrany on this unit.

However, considering the reason why it failed I thought Sears would be embarrassed and exchange the unit. (They have a newly designed replacement unit 28 75121. I wonder why!) I talked with three different people at Sear's "Solution Center." What a waste. They aren't there to help loyal Sear's customers. Not to mention, they are rude. A great company is falling appart. It is sad.

I then purchased a Craftsman Drill/Light a few years back and the charger is no longer operating and has now rendered the unit graveyard ready. I went to the local store and they told me Sears no longer sells the charger for the 15.6 volt drill/light but I could buy a complete 15.6 volt drill/light with a charger - What? Can you kindly tell me why I can't buy the charger for my current drill.

Why is Sears selling power tolls and then quit handling replacement parts? I was told that Sears has had many complaints regarding this problem I would appreciate your quick responce regarding this problem . My neighbor across the street has the exact same problem. Sears is saying that I can't replace the charger but they would be happy to sell me a complete package with a charger .Very upset with Sears and Craftsman at this point. Thanks and will be waiting your responce

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Contacted Sears to install windows for me and since this is a complaint review your pretty much already know how it went. I was told it would take one day to install nine windows with outside moldings. It took 4 days to install. Day 1 two guys came the rest were to show up in a van which alledgely the tire blew out and the couldnt come. Two guys that came could only install 7 windows and put in the last two but didnt secure them so the house was freezing. Day 2 no one showed up to install windows.

Day 3 the entire team showed up to install but ran out of material leaving a huge mess in my front and back yard. Day 4 contractors realized that the windows werent installed correctly and said they reordered windows but tried to contact Sears when those windows would come in they never heard of such an order. So Im out of 10K the windows cost me.

I'm a person who would like to see Sears around for a long time but after my experiance today I'm not too sure. Went to the Woodlands Texas today looking for a part for my dryer and the first thing I was told by another customer was, do not ask him anything. An older guy with somewhat of an attitude asked me what did I want. I told him to be patient and I would tell him. An overall negative experiance from a known professional store. This person should not be employed by a store trying to maintain a good relationship with customers.

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I had cataract surgery which resulted in having to have a new eyeglass prescription. I took my prescription to Sears Optical in Montgomery and a nightmare started to unfold from there. The employees that I had to deal with her so incompetent that I finally gave up. This was after they submitted my insurance forms to Viva Medicare incorrectly and this resulted in my benefits being denied. They actually were issued a $100.00 check which they were not entitled to, and never returned.

We had paid and had a receipt for the entire cost and after almost a year of going back numerous times for corrected insurance forms, we finally received the $100.00 that was due to us from the beginning. This did not result in them refunding the $100.00 that they had previously received in error. They couldn't get the codes right and this kept us from getting our check for almost a year. I realize you can't pay a Rocket Scientist to work in these positions, but at least give them enough training to perform the duties required.

We have been Sears customers since 1960 but we do not intend to ever buy anything from them again. AND, one pair of my glasses will not hold the lense. I finally stopped going back for that, too. Don't give me the excuse that it is an independent company and not a part of Sears. They are in your store and everything (receipts, etc) has your name on them.

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So, I just purchased a washer from Sears. They installed it and one month later, it started leaking. I called to schedule an appointment. After being transferred numerous times, I finally did the live chat. I then found out it would be 2 weeks to get an appointment. I asked to speak with a supervisor and after waiting 20 minutes online, was finally told there was no supervisor. I was then told 10 minutes later that the supervisor was in a meeting and wouldn't be available and that I should call to speak with someone.

I then called, and was then told that there were 4 other callers waiting to speak with a supervisor. While waiting, the regular agent, then told me that I would have to pay $75 to schedule the appointment that is 2 weeks out. I just bought the thing, Sears installed it, why do I have to pay? This is ridiculous! It has now been 35 more minutes on hold and I am still waiting for the supervisor.

Ok, so I got the supervisor. Who, of course tells me the same script as everyone else. She stated her name was "George" and that she can't give me a last name. Of course, I am stuck with an appointment 2 weeks out. And, she didn't understand why waiting for 2 weeks for an appointment is an issue.

In June of 2008 my husband and I purchased a Kenmore Microwave Hood Combination. We also purchased a stove, refrigerator and a dishwasher at the Sears store. In the past we have had exceptional use from Sears appliances. First, the stainless steel trim fell off my microwave in the first month of purchase and would not stay attached.

Then, on Dec. 29 my microwave died with a routine warming of food! It was only 3 1/2 years old! The quality of this unit was devastating and disappointing. It would cost $269. for a serviceman from Sears to "fix" it, but if he was not able to we would have to pay him and on top of that purchase a new microwave! We are deeply disappointed in the quality performance and longevity of this unit, and are further disappointed in Sears Service response to this problem.

Sears sucks! I am never purchasing an appliance from them again!

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After 15 years of owner a kenmore washer and dryer I felt it was time for an upgrade in Dec. 2013, Seleced set with open drum for more washer space and more load capacity. I have been very disappointed at the wash, my clothes has to be washed 2 or 3 time to get the proper cleaning. Just the other day, in order to get better cleaning of clothes. After loading the washer I full a bucket with water and pour over the clothes in washer so that everthing gets wet and then detergent and then turn it on. Less water in new machine to wash in a bunch of bull. Try to return it on Aug 2014 only wanted to give me 10 discount. After me and my ole man brought $4,000 worth of merchandise.

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Mid january of 2015 our 3 year old fridge went on blink-called sears & they sent repairman-main coil was going-freezer inoperative-fridge holding at 48 degrees-part ordered & new date for service set for feb 06- THREE WEEKS-day before repair date sears called & said part not yet located-would take another week-on Feb 09 called and said part not available fridge has to be replaced-still under warranty-stated would give us $1,999.99 to replace it-we immediately went on line and due to counter depth and black (like our other appliance). The builder of house provided the sears appliances all "ELITE" AND although we had paper work, but not a bill we asked how they arrived at the amount to be replaced-no-one could or wouldn't provide their method.

We went on line & found that it was $2,695-but sears stated that they wouldn't honor another objective estimate. Sears only had six black fridges that approximately met the specs-24 cu.ft.and 27.25 depth, including door-my wife wanted a french door and thus we chose one that on sale for $2899- we agreed to pay the difference-delivery date 3-24-a 5 to 6 week time frame wi/out a fridge or a total of 9 weeks. I asked them to provide replacement for no cost or to provide a smaller fridge on loan basis until our new-one arrived- They would not do either. I told them we would buy a smaller cheaper fridge between 500 to 600 dollars if they would make an even exchange-the answer was no-we don't have authority to do this. These inquiries took hours.

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I bought a snowblower at Sears used it one time and the gear lever broke returned it and wanted another one but they didn't have any in stock they were going to order me one but they said you can't order any because it's out of season it is January. when it snows and I don't understand why you don't have snow blowers I am very disappointed in Sears so now I'm with out a snowblower.

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Sears was supposed to deliver a treadmill to my apartment on 11 Jan 2015. Because of a mixup in communication it never got delivered. So, at my request, they supposedly canceled my order the next day. I was initially told I would get my refund of more than a thousand dollars within 7-10 business days. When I emailed them and asked where my refund was that was amended to 10 to 14 business days. I don't know how many times I have been told they would submit an inquiry and get back to me within 3-5 business days. That ain't never happened. I have been given so many conflicting answers such as yes, we canceled your order; we haven't canceled your order; we can't cancel your order so you will have to go on line and cancel it yourself; we have canceled your order and your refund is being processed; your refund is being processed and you should get your refund NLT 2 Feb. I haven't seen one dime of that refund. I will never shop at Sears again -- not even for a pair of socks!

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I am extremely disgusted with the repair and customer service we have received from Sears when our front loading washing machine broke down. When we purchased our home a few years ago, we purchased all of our stainless steel appliances from Sears. We purchased the double oven, stove top, refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave , washer and dryer. We also purchased extended warranty for all appliances except for microwave and dishwasher.

We started having issues with our washer and dryer and refrigerator as well and Sears fixed it but this time when our washer started leaking, that's when our nightmare began. They kept sending technicians out but washer kept leaking so they decided to order a whole new drum which according to the technician cost more than a new washer. Which I don't understand why Sears would want to waste money that way but we didn't care as long as our washer is fixed. So Sears out sourced the repair to an outside company and they kept our washer for 3 WEEKS!!!! They kept saying that the wrong part was ordered (3 times) which kept them from Fixing our washer. Meanwhile we had to go to a laundry mat twice a week, each time it was costing us $20.

After the 3 weeks go by any many phone conversation, they brought our washer back. I told them I had an appointment near by and if they call before thy come by, I will run home and let them in. Well they never called me and when I got home, my washer was IN MY BACK YARD!!!!! Needless to say, I was very upset and called these people back and they came and put washer back in my house. They then proceeded to tell me that I cannot use the washer because the hose that came with the parts ordered does NOT fit my washer. We had to go back and forth with Sears again to get the correct hose, had to wait for another week so this has been 4 WEEKS with no washer. They scheduled for a Sears technician to come out between 8am-5pm, I waited all day until 5:30pm, no one showed up.

I had to leave on an errand and when I came back, there was a note on my door that he came at 6:02pm and we weren't home. If they had just called, we would have waited. So we had to wait another week for a other technician to come out , this is now 5 WEEKS we are without our washer. So technician finally came ame lo and behold, the part they ordered was they wrong part AGAIN!!! So technician was talking back and forth with Sears recommending that we get a new washer but they said NO! so we waited another week for new drum kit to come, this is 6 WEEKS without washer. Technician came did the repair a couple of days ago, tested and it appears to be fine. We did 1 load of laundry and so far so good, did 2nd load of laundry and water spwewed EVERYWHERE!!! We have video if y'all need to see it. So we are out of a washer AGAIN! I have never in my life seen such incompetence and lack of caring from any company in my life. We will NEVER and I Repeat NEVER buy anything from Sears ever again.

I think you people are a bunch of crooks who take our money for warranty but do not deliver the service that you promise. I will NEVER USE YOUR COMPANY AGAIN and I will make sure that everyone we come in contact with know about your incompetence. We were promised $100 a month from Sears to do our laundry at laundry mat but we have not seen 1 cent because you are also liars on top of being incompetent. We are suppose to have a repair person come to fix our washer AGAIN tomorrow but I am sure not holding my breath that they would show up much less do the job right or even have the right parts. Something needs to be done immediately or you people will be losing a lot of customers, I know you have lost our patronage for sure!!
I can be reached if you want to bother talking to us. WE ARE STILL NOT ABLE TO USE OUR WASHER GOING ON 7 weeks!!

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Clothes come out of the dryer with dark black spots that won't come out. Had to hand wash and soak and still won't come out. Filed complaint with customer resolutions and was told to go to the Sears store for refund and return. Went to the store and they said I would have to do it by phone.

The next person I spoke with at customer resolutions was very nice and respectful and I thought we were almost done with a resolution when he put me on hold to get a price approved for the replacement and we were cut off. After waiting 45 min to see if he would call me back I called customer resolutions again. Brittany was rude and disrespectful and was no help at all. She said I had the wrong department when it was the same phone and ext I had previously called. She said that no one in the entire department could make an outgoing call even if they had been disconnected. She said they would loose all info and would just take another call. So I was out of luck because she couldn't help me.

I went back to the store and now they tell me a technician has to come out before they will do anything and I can't get an appointment until next week and I may still be stuck with this piece of junk. Sears today is not the Sears I have been loyal to for 40 years. Apparently they don't stand behind their products anymore and have forgotten what customer service means.

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Particulars of a complaint to Sears over shoddy work, lies and the commission of possible fraud. Arrival of the Installers: We begin on the morning of 11/21/2014, a Friday. A tall, dark complected, ruddy faced man who makes no attempt to introduce himself shows up to install a stovetop and an oven purchased at Sears. He is alone. He asks to see the installation instructions, if any, we have already received. We provide them. After a brief period, Installer #1 says something like “Looks like your old oven is not the same size as the new one.” I wonder why, but I say, “Well, when will the new oven arrive?” He says his assistant is on the way. A brief period after that his assistant, Installer #2, a Mexican, drives up in a beat up truck. He has the new oven in the back, but he also offers no name. I wonder if his truck will leak oil on my new concrete driveway… I go back to the kitchen. As I enter, Installer #1 is breaking [not dismantling] the old lower oven door off by wrenching it back and forth until it literally falls off at the hinges.

The noise this makes is so loud my wife Cathy hears it all the way upstairs. There is no going back; I get the point. No one says much, but we all look more carefully at each other from this point on. I go out into the garden; Cathy flees back to the upstairs. Next, complicated things begin to happen. Installer #1, ruddy face, tells me the old oven electrical connection was on top, but the new one is on the bottom, so they have to extend the wiring, which will cost extra, something like $90.00. Also the new oven is too big to fit, so they have to enlarge two surfaces of the cabinet by making two saw cuts that cost $68.00 each. I complain about that expense for so little effort, but ruddy face insists Sears sets the prices. They are just independent installers.

They run into these problems all the time with Sear’s customers, implying Sears frequently sells stuff that doesn’t fit right. Gibberish about inches and dimensions are sprinkled randomly in but nothing seems to make much sense. Foolishly I take ruddy face at his word, because I know there is no going back. But I notice something important after they remove the old oven. The old wiring reaches all the way from the top to the bottom of the cabinet; so it’s obvious the electrical connection to the old oven was not at the top, but just like the new oven, at the bottom. I verify that by going out to the beat up truck to look at my old oven. Sure enough, the connection is at the bottom. They have lied to me. I immediately raise this issue with Installers #1and #2 who have followed me out to the truck. Now Installer #1 changes his story. The new problem is there was no junction box at the end of the old wiring connection so they had to add one. I say, “OK show me the packaging or wrapper for the junction box.”

They look at me long and hard, but show me nothing, because they apparently have nothing to show. Then Installer #1 says, “Are you accusing me of lying?” I say, “I asked to see the box or wrapping, remember?” Now the Mexican begins to jump in and we go round and round in the driveway, getting nowhere, and it’s two against one, so I say, prudently, “Go back in and complete the installation. We’ll settle this later.” When Installer #1 begins to saw the left and top sides of the cabinet with a reciprocating saw, I sit at the kitchen table to watch everything closely from then on. I notice the saw blade is either dull or too rough toothed, because ruddy face has to exert substantial force to hold the saw in position when he cuts upward instead of downward along the left side of the cabinet. I also notice the saw doesn’t cut straight and leaves a jagged edge all along both of the cuts. So, I tell both of them, “I want you to know I intend to file a complaint with the store manager about this entire incident, and you can both absolutely count on that. They say nothing, so I get up with my own tape measure and measure the height of the new oven where it must join or fit into the cabinetry. Then I measure the opening in the cabinetry.

There is the proof; the upper cut wasn’t necessary because there was 3/4th of an inch of clearance between the two. I tell them this, in nothing less than the most blunt and emphatic terms. They look at each other, questioningly, as if to suggest “What do we say now? Finally, the Mexican says, sort of apologetically, “I measured it twice.” They shrug but continue, and when they begin to insert the new oven into the cabinet, I see the long electrical line when they pull it out of the bottom of the new oven, to connect to the junction box at the end of the old electrical line which as I said reaches all the way to the bottom of the cabinet. It’s absolutely clear to me at this point that I’m being scammed. But there’s no going back unless I want to spend weeks, maybe months, in a kitchen without a stove or an oven.

So I say nothing. They huff and puff and finally get the new oven in. Then everybody sees the jagged edge of the saw cut above the oven, because the wood removal wasn’t necessary in the first place. I throw a fit all over again. But all ruddy face says is,”OK, we won’t charge you for that cut.” Since further communication on my part seems pointless, I sit there as they rush to complete the installation by pounding in shims to raise the oven to cover the damage ruddy face has agreed not to charge me for. I just want them out of my face, my kitchen, my house, my life. So I write a check for $148.00, and ask for a receipt, which ruddy face says I’ll get in an email online, but I never do, no matter how hard I try and how much I complain for over a month… It is only later that I remember the quality of their voices and remarks, which were oddly brief or abrupt, but convincing and decisive. Why? Because they were practiced, and confident. I suspect their game has been perfected over a long period of time, with many other Sears customers…

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Have a refrigerator that is not working properly. Ice maker is not working and is making a noise like a machine gun. It is freezing food including my husbands INSULIN which he needs to take twice daily. We will have to make a 100 mile round trip to go get more insulin tomorrow. Sears says they can't get here till Feburary 9 th. What are we suppose to do with meds until then. We have snow here and can't put meds in that or it will freeze again. HELP please

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I took my 2 vacumes in to get fixed before my warranty runs out. Found out the repair store i go to was closed and no longer there. So i ch ecked online and found a place to take it which ended up being the seatac mall.I go into the sears and they tell me they no longer fix small items, they send them thru UPS to TEXAS. So now im at the UPS store and it costs 49$ just to package 1 up and 97$ to send it plus the same amount to send it back...How is this saving anybody any money. They could of gave me 2 brand new vacumes for the price sears is paying to ship elsewhere...I will think twice before buying anything at sears and buying warrantys too..

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We have had this refrigerator less than 18 months and we have had continual problems with the ice maker; the latest issue is that it is not dispensing ice; a service person was here today - he opened the door and looked at the ice maker and said that it needed to be replaced - replacement would be about $500; it is obvious that there are issues with this Kenmore model ice maker as we review ratings and customer complaints; we would like to discuss replacement of this ice maker with a new, improved model at no expense to us.

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I ordered a pair of reebok men's sneakers bb4500, when the order was received at my home today,one sneaker still had the security plastic device hooked to the eyelit which I was unable to remove,so my wife had to make a special trip to the nearest Sears store to get them to remove it. I'm Not very pleased as I think whoever packed the order didn't know the inconvenience that their error caused a loyal Sears customer who is disabled. I Will no longer do any future business with Sears mail order. I will let others who want to order from you to be careful, hopefully they won't have any problems such as I encountered.

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Received a new Seike 50# television damaged. When I was contacted about the service and delivery I was told via computer voice I would be contacted the next working day. 2 weeks later I am still waiting. Due to health reasons I have to go to kidney dyalsis I am not at home but my wife is and she has not received a call. I purchased the television by phone as I do not or cannot get around well. I am disabled and am recovering from having been hospitalized for over a year and am not able to get around. In good faith and a loyal Sears (or was) customer I used my phone. That's when my troubles began. I was promised everything and not one thing was done that your sales associate told me.
I will not recommend Sears anymore to anyone and I will be sure to tell them why. You can tell me all the reasons why you are closing stores but I can guarantee the main reason for your lack of sales is poor service. Customer service is the # 1 reason I came to you. Sorry your competition will now get all my purchases. Thank you for listening. Also some results would be nice.

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Seeing this is the same problem, kenmore stoves had in 2009 ,this seems like sear/kenwood has still not fix the PROBLEM. When my wife was baking dinner ,she hadn,t relized , that the broiler element was on until the smoke detecters alerted her.The complete dinner was ruin!We then discovered the broiler element comes on when you select bake . the elemen stays red HOT! WE shouldnot have to pay for a known problem of your Kemore range.THE cost to us was around 250 dollers. ABSURD!!!! The repair man was prompt But hesitant to say the control board had burnt or shorted out. I saw the burnt part after checking it ,when being given it to be disposed of.The control panel had been wraped to conceal the problem.

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Bought a snow blower on Dec.7 2013, and phoned in on March 10 of 2014 since it was just over 90 days I could not get my money back due to store policy. The snow blower drive broke while I was taking it into my garage, I had no drive train so it would not move so I pushed it. I phoned as soon as possible and I was told a service man would come out to fix it on March 17 2014 then they changed it to March 18 2014. I told the person I would be home after 3:00. Luckily my girlfriend was home when they called at 8:30 am and they seemed surprised that someone answered, the guy who phoned said he would be right over. When he got here he was not a repairman but a pick up service and said he would not be able to load it by himself so luckily my brother was available to help, why should my brother have to help and they were also suppose to fix it at my house like I was told.

I could have delivered it to them and saved me all the waiting time. I have asked for someone from management to call me from the Thunder Bay store but to no avail. I can’t get my money back, I have no idea when my snow blower will be fixed, and with this incompetence I have no idea if it will be fixed properly. I am not happy, all I want is my money back please and just let me walk away from this nightmare. The salescheck # is 01418 171 4515 and the delivery date was Dec. 13, 2013. A man at a 1 800 number said if I had reported it sooner I could have got my money back I said who would have thought I would be treated like this by Sears. Please help me out.

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To whom this makes it to at Sears. My wife had been talking about the fitted car mats so much I had to order them even though we could not afford them. Because it would be the only gift” why not.” I reluctantly placed this order for a birthday gift for my wife on 2/12/14; I had a very competent customer service rep that informed me that this order would get to me in time for my wife’s birthday which was on 3/3/14. After that conversation things went downhill. I had the most difficult time getting answers after I received an email stating that I would be sent another email within a few days with the date to pick up the package at Sears.

I waited and waited for the follow up email to come (no email) before I called your customer service department and got the run around regarding the wrong tracking number. I called back a week later and was told that an inquiry could be done to rectify the missing order. By this time her birthday had passed. I eventually received the order much too late for the surprise birthday gift I wanted to give my wife. Before all of this occurred I had completed a survey giving Sears thumbs up in all of the areas that were asked on the survey. I only wish I could have been sent the survey now so I could say how I really feel.

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I purchased HVAC through Sears on 1-13-14 it was installed on 02-25-14. When they came to install the HVAC is not the one we purchase. Sears decided to change to “higher efficiency” without our decision. They did not even bother to call us. According to them the original purchase was no longer available or discontinued. So Sears decided to changed it! I told Sears to come and remove it . The HVAC manager said no, and he is asking me why I did not like the system. I told him I did not like it because that is not the one I bought. Since this is the one you choose you can have it. you made your own decision without our approval. Sears said they can re-write my contract, I told them not that easy. This HVAC was not presented to us, and need to be remove.

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As you have in your email below – You (as a company) made the mistake in pricing so I believe you should stand behind what you sold the bedspread to me for. If I had gone to your store and purchase it then how would you take it back? The bedspread online purchase is the same as going into your store. You took my money thus the bedspread is mine. I am still hoping that you will do the right thing, instead of me making a complaint to the Better Business Bureau and using any other online sites that takes complaints on businesses. I will tell my story of how Sears advertises things at a certain price and then they refuse to send the item that you have purchased. If you are going to treat good customers this way it is no wonder that Sears is in trouble and struggling to stay in business. Please do the right thing and sent my order#644619990.

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I have no product complaint. I own several products I bought from Sears, a water softner, reverse-osmosis water filter, washer dryer set, and a Kenmore stove. I am currently experiencing what I think is a minor problem with my stove. I have called about 15 numbers trying to speak with a live human being. All I get are computer generated options, none of which address my problem. I did speak with one lady who connected me with another department, again only options that were unrelated. The lady did give me two numbers to try if I should get disconnected. One was only for water related products, and the other was again a list of options. Though I like my products, I may have to start going with companies that are actually have live people available. My frustration level is so high right now and I have wasted so much time that I don’t think product loyalty is going to keep me as a return customer. This matter could have been resolved in less than 5 minutes if I could have spoken with a real live person employed in the department (stoves) of my concern.

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Three times I traveled to Sears. Monday in Warwick RI where I charged a microwave. When I went to the Merchandiise pickup they said they were out of order for that one.. Went back to the store to return the receipt from my charge. Tuesday went to Emerald Mall in Ma. bought one came home opened the box and found the corner dented. Called Sears in Warwick today and they said the new model( because the one I had was a discontinued model) is in stock for the same price. I asked the clerk to check and see if all was exactly the same and she said yes. I wanted 1.2 capacity with 1200 watts.. I went the third time 30 miles now it was 90 miles and still not what was what was suppose to be. The cleck said when I called her back to tell her it was 1100 watts 100 watts isn’t that much to make a fuss over. It isn’t up to her to tell me to be satisfied with 100 watts less. She should give the exact information. I am 83 yrs old very tired and miiserable with what I have to go through by myself.
Also yesterday three quarter of the floor the micro’s were on they wasn’t one person to ask where to go.

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I purchased an electric range about 7 years ago. The stove malfunctioned. I called Sears and asked about repair. They scheduled me three weeks out, the earliest available appointment time. The technician arrives and diagnosed the problem and told me he need to order 2 parts which should remedy the problem. I was to call them when the parts arrived to schedule an appointment to install that part. The parts took 3 more weeks to arrive. I called and was given an repair appointment time. The repair person arrived . The parts was installed and I was told that that should resolved the problem. Within 2 days the stove was back malfunctioning as though never fixed. I called Sears to tell them that the stove had the same problem as before the repair. They rescheduled a repair appointment for today between the hours of 8am to 12noon. It is now 1:36 PM and no one has arrived. I call repair center . They tell me” He got hung up and will be along some time. I am furious that Sears take my time for granted. I call the national complaint officee and was disconnected just as I was explaining my complaint. So I am so upset that I am now writing the complaint. What I was hoping to get was someone to assure me that the repair person would be hear soon. Or offer a solution. Everyone, seem unconcerned about my inconvenience. I would be hard pressed to every purchase a large item from Sears again because they are unreliable and do not hold up their end of the Agreement . They sold me a service repair warranty and do not do what they say they are going to do. What kind of company is this that does not stand behind their word. All they want to do is sell you a product that will break down then countless repair for the some problem. I will tell all of my family and friends about this experience. Sears is no longer a company to do purchases from.

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New system installed and washer not working properly when your installers delivered them. Waited 8 days for delivery then said it would be 2 weeks before someone would come to see why it didn’t work properly. It never worked and u tried to report it within 4 hours of installation. I do not think this is exceptable

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filed a complaint earlier about my LG washer that was delivered damaged no one got back to me someone called today and offered me $200 credit i told them i would check with my wife and they never called back i also mentioned that the dryer door opens the wrong way could someone please call me follow through and make this right i am very disappointed with this whole experience from sears.

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Our refrigerator, Kenmore Elite, stopped working on March 24. A Sears tech came out on March 26 ordered a new part, and scheduled a new appointment for April 2. On April 1 we found out the part would not arrive in time for installation today and rescheduled for Thursday the 4th.

Today we found out the part hasn’t shipped and the parts section doesn’t know when it will. We upgraded? Our entire kitchen to Kenmore Elite appliances and have had issues with all of them. By the time this is fixed we will be without a refrigerator over two weeks. I think you owe us a new refrigerator.

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In October 2012, I purchased a new dishwasher from Sears and paid Sears for delivery and installation.

During installation, the Sears installer damaged my new kitchen floor with two ragged gouges caused while pushing the dishwasher into the cabinet space.

I now find out that Sears will not be responsible for the damages. They want me to get the Sears Installer’s insurance company to pay for damages. They also suggested to use my homeowners insurance.

Hopefully my problems caused by Sears will help other consumers in the future on their decisions on buying new appliances.

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We had to return a gas range after having it only one year under the lemon law. When we went to purchase another range we were finally referred to your Gilbert store because we were told by a Mr. Mark Maxwell this was the store to see high end ranges. Mr. Maxwell was our only pleasant experience, so helpful, knowledgeable and certainly an asset to Sears.

When we traveled to Gilbert the only range to see was the exact duplicate of the range we had trouble with for over 1 year, obviously we did not want to purchase it again. We finally decided to upgrade and purchase a range that was over $500.00 more than the credit from our first purchase. I had been sent a coupon for a refund of $100.00 for anyting over, I believe, a $1,000.00 purchase (I actually think we qualified since that money was simply applied from our first purcase). However, I was told we could not receive this credit, not sure why. I then inquired why we did not receive the $50.00 credit since we had just spent over $500.00 at this store. No answer was given and no credit as well.

I am sure you will be able to tell that we have spent quite a bit at Sears and do not appreciate the attitude of the saleswomen or the lack of assistance to aid in replacing this lemon! We lost time from work, we lost the range over the holidays and it was a problem we should not have incurred given our investment to avoid this very scenario.

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I had an Air Condition installation done last year by a Sears contractor and on 22 December 2012 my A/C suddenly stopped working and I eventually had to call a local A/C repair company who came to the house that Saturday evening and founded the problem to be burned power and UV lights wires and this caused me to loose A/C heat for most of the day and the early lose on one of my UV lights. The technician cut the burned wires and reconnected new power wires connections and I had heat again on that Christmas weekend.

I paid $198.00 and I have requested a reimbursement and replacements of the UV lights and this request was made to the manager that assigned the contactor the job. I have contacted Mr.Dario Escobar, Heating & Air Condition 210-946-6555 ext 45257 on numerous times and sent documentation and the only response I received was a Sears technician who reconnected the UV lights wired to power wires. Mr. Escobar said that he need to talk with his supervisor.and this has been going for over two weeks.

 

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I have had so many bad experiences with Sears that I dont even know where to begin to be honest! But lets just begin with this past year shall we. I booked a honeymoon and wedding in Cancun, Mexico using my Sears card. I immediately paid the balance off when I got the bill….just as i always do. Then my Card starts getting declined because they think my identity has been stolen. I called Sears customer service and was told they put a HOLD on my card because I changed my address and had made the big purchase. I said well dont you think if my card was stolen I wouldnt have paid for that “Big” purchase?? I said, “I need to have that “hold” lifted because I want to be able to use my card in Cancun so that I can earn more reward points.

The lady assured me that the “hold” had been lifted and it wouldnt be an issue when I left the country. I get to cancun after having the discussion and tried to make my first purchase but guess what…..my card was blocked!! So needless to say i was furious and this experience just added to a already stressful event. I had to use a different credit card and lost out on MANY points! So i get back to the states and called them about the issue and all i get is a sorry. Fast forward a few months and I finally get enough points to my reward balance that I can submit for the Sears Gift Card for $750.00.

I used this card to purchase a power wheels vehicle for my son and still had a remaining balance of ~435.00. I didnt have an issue with that order going thru however when I went to use the remaining balance I had difficutlties with the website. The website kept freezing up, then it kept changing the language to spanish and it took me  to get the order to go thru. I ordered a Camcorder, memory card, Ipod and a CD. I was happy that the order finally went thru because I really needed this camera to get here in time to record a Conference we are holding. Keep in mind I used my Gift card to pay for this and put the remaining balance of $120 on my paypal account. Well, this morning I get a call that my order has “issues” and I needed to call them. Here we go again.

So they proceeded to tell me that my address was unconfirmed in paypal and that my order will be canceled unless paypal confirms it. I said that can not be because I have used paypal for years and I just ordered every single christmas present through paypal and they shipped to me so how all of a sudden it is unconfirmed? She couldnt answer that question. We got disconnected. I call back and I get someone else. He then tells me a different story. He tells me that the items were out of stock and thats why the order was cancelled. He said yes. I said how does that happen?

Why wasnt all of those items marks out of stock on the website? He tried to explain however I do not believe that every item is out of stock. Whats the chances? I said well how do I get my money back on the gift card then because I really need to order a camera now in order for it to be here in time for the conference. He said well it will be mailed to you can you will be getting it in 7-10 days. I explained that was not going to work out and I didnt know why they wouldnt just let me pick out a different camera.

His solution was to give me 10% off my next purchase. Well Thanks for that 10% for all of my trouble. Overall Sears is a horrible company to deal with and I am going to be cancelling my card and will not purchase from sears anymore. I have had a Sears card for probably 8 years but these past 2 years the company has really gone down hill. I have talked to many customer service reps about this issue and nothing has changed. After filling this complaint, I will give Sears 2 weeks to come up with a solution and then I am taking it to the BBB. Im just wondering if i will even receive my Gift Card back with the balance on it at this point.

 

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Back about 3 weeks ago I called Sears about a repair on my snow blower. They came the next day. When I spoke sith an associate the day before he told me there would not be a service charge to come out unless it needed a new part. They had to remove a piece of metal but no part was needed. My husband was charged $221.00 for approximately 15 minutes of work. This was a rep off. First I am told there would not be a charge, then to charge that much? I wish I could work for SEARS and get paid that much. I have done alot of business with them through the yeats but never again. I placed a complaint bith them was told I would get a call back. To this date nothing.

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In September of 2012 I purchased a queen County Living Bedspread (Melissa 56958) I was told at the time that this was a new product and the Queen Shams would be in later – I have checked back repeatedly and NO shams in size Queen.

On line you can purchase shams in a standard size 20 X 26 – AGAIN this is not a queen size it is a double bed or standard size.

I think this was false advertising and I cannot get anyone to help me contact the contry living embroderied bedspread to find out where in the US I might purchase the queen shams. I have had this bedspread since September – had I known there NEVER would be Queen Shams available I would not have purchased the bedspread. To make matters worse, I twisted my sister’s arm (Beverly Atkins in San Luis Obispo, Ca) to do the same and now she and I are in the same boat. We get transferred to departs (parts department) put on hold until the line goes dead. It is virtually a dead end.

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I purchased a Kitchenaid dishwasher in Aug/2012 , had to call service within a month or so as upon starting the washing cycle excessive banging & clanging was going on . The service man checked to confirm the installation was correct but noise continued & he said I would have to live with it but it will work fine .I put the washer on a few days ago & heard water running downstairs . upon going downstairs water was running from the dishwasher . I turned the water supply off to the dishwasher & next day called repair & service . Dishwasher works fine , installation in question . Not happy with having to wait 10 days to have someone tell me it’s not working . I have purchased ALL my household appliances from Sears over the last 25 years & to be told that I have to wait 10 days for POOR customer service is not acceptable & will never purchase ANYTHING from Sears again . All that can top this off now is to be told it will cost me money to fix now . I purchased a new one not to have issues . Not a Happy customer & Carol @ South Edmonton common should retire or take a refresher course in customer service . Regards , KEN TLUCHAK

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I have had problems with both my washer and dryer…They were purchased in Feb 2012. I have called Sears about 20 times and can’t get anywhere. I have had about 3 apts and no one shows up from A&E. Around the first of December a guy came out informed me that the dryer needed a new control board and the washer is knocking and making noise because its not level. I called from day one of installation about washer not being level but sears service advised me its my problem. I finally got in touch with a manage and she said its sears responsibility to level the washer and she would send someone out to take care of it and of course today they guy called and when I answer phone he hung up and then I cal;led back and he hung up again. I called 2 additional times and he sent me to voice mail. He called sears immediately and said he could not get in the gate. My husband was leaving home at the exact time and the gate was open. Our gate to our community opens at 7 am- 5 pm so the guy just used that for an excuse not to work AND IF the gate had been closed all he had to do is to scroll to my name and the gate would let him in. I have been through complete hell since I purchased this Samsung washer and dryer. For a control board to go out only after 7 months and all the problems with my washer. I would like for these to be replaced!!!!!;
please call me at 205-296-2600

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On July 2012, I purchased a Kenmore upright freezer from a Sears store located in Queens Village, NY, store #0005133, which was placed on back order and scheduled for pick-up from the store on August 18, 2012. The Kenmore freezer was pick-up from the store September 10. 2012 and soon-after, September 24, 2012, the freezer stopped working. Called the store and request information on how to return the item and was informed that I had to make an appointment for a Sears repair technician to examine the freezer to make a determination if it was a manufacturer failure prior to the store granting me a refund.

The repair technician examined and determined on September 28, 2012 that the freezer stopped working due to manufacturer failure. I returned the freezer to the Queens Village store, #0005133, on September 29, 2012.

Customer service representative and the store manager informed me that I will not be given a refund and I only had two options which were to either exchange the item for another item or take a store credit—store manager stressed that he is not supposed to issue a store credit to customer and I should be happy. The store manager said that my purchase had exceeded the 30 day return policy period and the 30 day clock started from August 18, 2012—the day the item was available for pick up at the store. I explained that I picked up the item September 10, 2012, and the item stopped working after it was picked up from the store.

The customer service representative working at the store was extremely rude and uncooperative. Having requested for the store manager, he refused to issue me a refund and repeatedly stated I had exceeded the 30 day return policy period. Sears appliance return policy online notes that appliances may be returned for a full refund within 30 days for gas powered appliances, and within 90 days for general electric appliance.

Having reviewed this return policy online, I am confused as to why this particular store manager is misguiding customers by providing incorrect information and not complying with Sear’s appliance return policy. The Kenmore upright freezer that I purchased was an electric appliance, and, according the Sears’ return policy, I was within the 90 day return period. The customer service representative and the store manager—working September 29, 2012–refused to provide me with their employee ID numbers to make a complaint, and the store manager explained that I forfeited my right to file a complaint once I accepted the store credit.

He explained that if I accepted the store credit, then I was consenting to agree to Sear’s return terms, at which point I had not option to make a complaint. After having gone back and forth with the store manager for close to an hour, the store manager finally scanned my sales receipt and noticed that the freezer was indeed picked up on September 10, 2012. I ask Sears Corporate Office why this process could not have been followed by customer service representative when I first arrived to the store which would have avoided all the confusion and provided me with the assistance I truly needing. The store manager finally gave me the credit I was entitled to receive, but not without unnecessary aggravation and additionally inconvenience to an otherwise frustrating experience.

This whole situation has been extremely upsetting and this is why I write this letter. No one should be treated like this, especially when they are within the return policy period. Please note that having experienced this, customer service representatives working at this Sears location either do not understand Sear’s return policy or are intentionally not providing customers with incorrect information and are acting upon incorrect information.

More so, customer service representatives should not be allowed to mistreat customers that buy an appliance in good faith. Customers expect compassion and understanding for the great inconvenience they experience when the appliance break down, such as with manufacturer failure which was what happened to me. Additionally, I took a day-off work for the maintenance call, incurred expenses resulting from food spoilage, and was humiliated and embarrassed in the store, then provided with incorrect information on Sears return policy. I write this letter to notify Sears that customer service representatives and store managers need to understand the stores return policy and need to treat customer with courtesy and respect when assistance is needed.

Customers anticipate problems will occur; however, we do not expect customer service representatives to embarrass and humiliate us and provide us with incorrect information, then refuse to offer assistance to remedy the situation. This lack of good customer service assistance only further serves to inconvenience customers. I request for Sears Corporate Office to look into this matter and to established procedures so no other customer is subjected to what I recently experienced.

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I ordered nearly $3,000 worth of merchandise (a Husqvarna yard tractor and a Craftsman rear tine tiller) on April 2nd from Sears with a delivery date of April 11th. I took off work to be home to get my merchandise on the 11th. To help move things along, I called and gave the customer care people the best # to reach me in case they needed directions to my home and the lady put me on hold so she could give it to the driver who was to deliver my items. She then told me I was #6 on their delivery list and that they were currently on #5 – I was next in line! I was so happy! Finally I was getting my wonderful new mower and tiller! So I anxiously await the delivery truck to come down our road. A few minutes later, the delivery guy from Excel calls asking for directions. I gave him detailed directions and I told him I had taken off work and was anxious to get it so that I could mow my now knee-high grass. He asked how far from Highway 380 and 75 he was, and I told him he should be at my home in 30 to 45 minutes.

An hour goes by and so I call to find out where on earth the delivery truck is. Imagine my surprise when I was told there was no delivery scheduled for April 11th, that my mower and tiller was not to be delivered until April 14th. I told the lady that I had taken off work specifically to get my items which had been scheduled for the 11th for nearly 2 weeks! So she reads the notes and comes back on the phone and says the delivery person wasn’t able to come to Bonham and so they rescheduled my delivery. No phone call to me asking if that is okay, no apologies, no nothing!

Let me just be blunt here for a moment – Sears has the worst customer service in the world. Nobody at their company cared that I had taken off time from work to wait on my mower, nobody cared that I needed that mower immediately to mow my yard, nobody cared that I spent quite a bit of money on gas to get to my home. They simply did not care.

I then got online and started looking to see if I can find someone who can deliver me the same mower immediately so that I could cancel the order. I found on the Sears website that they are now offering a free cart with a lawn mower purchase of over $1,299 which mine most definitely was. So I called customer care and they told me they could not give it to me, even though I lost a day of work and tons of gas in going to my house waiting on your delivery truck which never came. If Sears now offers a promotion that I qualify for, and my mower has not yet been delivered, I should be entitled to receive it. I do not understand how they can expect to screw customers over like this and then not honor promotions that you have going on. It was through Sears’ own negligence that I did not get my mower and tiller, so I should be entitled to this cart.

So if you order from Sears, just know that you cannot trust anything they say. If they will treat a customer who spends $3,000 on merchandise like this, they will treat customers who spend less even worse. Do yourself a favor and buy your merchandise from a local merchant. A local merchant will appreciate you and will do anything in their power to keep you as a good customer. Sears is just too big for its own good. Nobody there cares about you because if they lose you as a customer, they have so many others that they just don’t care if they lose you.

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Sears Hardware and Appliances – Franklin Farm, Herndon Va.
This store has some the most unprofessional people you will ever meet. I walked in and there were 5 guys gathered around front “Key” machine, laughing and just cutting up. You could tell my their attitude they could care less about their customers. I came in for an item – which was on sale, of course they did not have the sale flyer from the morning paper and were totally unaware of the sale . . . these guys also knew nothing about the product and were really just a bunch of “Punks” wasting time – fairly belligerent and didn’t want to be bothered. After the item rang up at full price – The guy at the register told me to pick up the item from the check out area and bring it back to where I found it so he could check the price. After going to places like Home Depot and Lowes you can understand why Sears has gone downhill. They hire all idiots that Home Depot and Lowes wouldn’t take. (LOL)

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Had problem with washer making lots of noise. Called sears,tech comes orders tons of parts, when parts come in puts in only to fry the mother board. Was supposed to come next day doesn’t show up, when I call to find out I get a very rude technician on phone named ‘jen’ finally make an appt. with her. Called a day before to confirm the appt Only to be told there isn’t any appt. When I get mad at them and ask to speak to the supervisor ; the supervisor confirms I have an appt for next day. Later in the evening get an automated call fom sears asking to call to change the appt. when I call again there is no record of the appt. and I have to make a new one which is a couple of days later. I was on the phone for an hour with no result, now the supervisor is supposed to call and so far hasn’t. To think I just renewed the sears protection plan for all my appliances. I would sincerely recommend not to get it. Worst service ever and to top it rude customer service which gives you an headache.

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We ordered a dishwasher for our tenants from the Sears and later Kmart website 5 times and it still hasn’t been fullfilled! The first time our ordered was cancelled by the Sears fraud department because we used our Sears card and they assumed it wasn’t us because we haven’t bought anything in about a year. The second and third time the dishwasher we ordered was out of stock.

The forth time the online sales agent didn’t order it at all – because most of Sears/Kmart online business is outsourced and it’s hard to understand the agents let alone that they understand us. Don’t get me wrong I’m not against foreigners – I’m a foreigner myself – but I have been asked over the phone to spell every single word including my house number!!! by one of their agents in India. We were NEVER notified by Sears or Kmart that anything was wrong with our order – no emails or calls.

We only found out that something was wrong when the dishwasher wasn’t delivered. When we asked why nobody from Sears ever send us an email we received rude comments from their agents that we didn’t check our junk mail and that the emails informing out have been sent out. We even asked them to double check the email address they have on file and only found out when we placed the last order that our email address was miss spelled in their computer.

The fifth and last time we placed the order we finally received a confirmation email telling us that the ordered would be fullfilled by March 13. Today !! I receive an email from our tenants that the dishwasher still hasn’t been delivered. As I check my email account – there is no notification and on the Kmart/Sears website there is not even anything listed about my order.

No information to us and no info of why our order hasn’t been fulfilled or cancelled. We are so frustrated right now that we will CANCEL our Sears card and will NEVER order from Kmart or Sears again!!! We will go ahead and order the dishwasher from a different store now. This has been the worse customer experience with a store we have ever had.

We have bought all of our appliances from Sears in the past and have been a loyal customer for over 10 years! With this experience Sears and Kmart have not only lost a loyal customer – I can assure you this. We will also send a report to the BBB and post a review on other websites. In times like this you don’t have to wonder why companies like Sears and Kmart are going under, right?!

Luckily there are other companies out there who really honor customers and not drive them away and luckily for us there are plenty of other stores we can chose from.

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I have made big appliance purchases at sears before and been happy so im very familiar with you’re price match up policy on 3/2/12 i called customer support to ask a question about youre policy…. this to be specific (If you find a lower online price (including shipping, handling and delivery) on an identical branded item with the same features (in Consumer Electronics identical brand and model number) currently available from a local competitor’s retail store honoring its own online price.

And the item is currently available for sale and delivery in your area, Sears will match that total price, Plus give you 10% of the difference. Just print the ordering page, including shipping, handling and delivery, and bring it to your Sears store at the time of, or within 14 days after, your purchase. If you are purchasing the item from sears.com, please fill out a Price Match form.)…..so since my price match was from lowes.com and it said free delivery the agent (15272) agreed and said yes i qualify but i had to purchase today ….

I agreed since it was a great deal( so i thought) at first he had some issues on his side looking at the website but finally got in when he said i qualify for price match up and free delivery and setup i actually changed from the white stove to stainless steel which is more because you guys gave me such a good deal!!!!!!!!!!!!! he gave me a price match up ref # which is 19074 was very persistent i write that num down …. we were on the phone for a long time to get all the numbers correct!!!! even had to make a third party call for payment ….

he inform me he couldn’t make a price change so what would happen is he would charge the full amount ( regular price plus delivery) then i also added warranty and removal then go right back and credit my card the difference (167.09) which would take 3 to 5 days i agreed didn’t see a problem with that…..well after checking the order status i see were he deducted 69.99 for delivery (which he had to get that from somewhere…. hint lowes.com because you guys don’t do free delivery unless purchased with sears card) but saw the regular price …at first didnt think nothing of it since i thought it would be credited on the card but then i had doubts so i contact customer service by chat …

she informed me i didn’t qualify and the ref # he game was invalid i didn’t have a lowes near me (7.1 miles away from home)…i explain her the situation and all she could offer me was 5% for inconvenience well im not very happy with that because that was not what i agreed with when i purchased the stove nor was she really listening to what i was saying she kept telling me to call in and speak to a manager …the only reason i used sears cause i know about the extra 10% if not i could o went to wal mart where they have the stove as well and they would of price matched and deliver a lot sooner ( spoke to manager so i knew they would do it) instead i went with you guys …

i didn’t mind a later delivery cause of the price but now i have OVER paid have to go by my own gas hose cause you guys didn’t have it and wait a week for the stove!! non the less i didn’t receive the the great customer service i usually get from sears!!! so after chatting with rep i called in like the cat rep told me to do and this rep was very nice after some looking into saw were the stove IS available and doesn’t understand what happened ….she said she sent the case to a higher level will see what happens but right now i feel trapped and played for a fool!!!

feel like the first rep was just saying yes yes yes to everything and just charged what he wanted!!!! i cant cancel the order because you wont refund the warranty so i guess lesson learn and im going to never trust and make a purchase from sears which i normally use a lot being military its one of the stores that is always around!!!!!! In ending i am not happy with this whole transaction and definitely not happy with rep 15272 I hope he is not allowed to con another customer!!!!! i have NEVER experience this!!!! especially after proving i was correct!!!

Even the last rep saw it! I have all the number and print out add from lowes which expire tomorrow and instead of helping me and investigating because obviously something happened you guys offer 5%!! (off your price) Very disappointing

Thank you for your time
Denise Flores

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We ordered a Sole elipitcal from Sears and we were called and told we could pick it up on Friday. We arrived and submitted our receipt. After waiting about 25 mins., a representative came out and told us they could not find our order. After being ignored for another 15 to 20 mins. it was determined to not have been delivered. After many other attempts to satify us, they went to work on reordering the product. No one appeared to have a clue as to how to go about this. They tried on different computers and 2 different managers and a salesman.

After another several attempts to reorder without success, they drug us around ro the front of the store and tried to do it again. At this point they decided we needed to bring in our Sears credit card. It had not arrived in the mail yet. They said to just “swing by and present it.” We live about 50 miles away. After punching in more numbers and calling for more help, a Sole eliptical that was around $1500.00 was now showing over $2200.00. That was the last straw. At this point and 1 hour and 35 minutes later, we cancelled the order. Unbelieveable.

This is the Sears store in South County Mall, St.Louis, Mo.

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-The first situation is receiving a very important appliance. I purchased more than $10,000 worth of appliances from Sears in October 2011. At first, the Sears sales associate “forgot” to order a blower than goes with my vent/downdraft for my kitchen. Finally, after weeks of calling about the blower a manager ordered the item in November 2011. However, it is February and the blower has still not been delivered. They are now saying it is going to be March 2012. I cannot wait that long and I want to return the item. I had to order the item on the side which was another nearly $600.00 The store where it was purchased was suppose to return the blower and call me.

Again, I have been waiting and no one has called!!! The appliances were electrolux. I would NEVER allow SEARS to represent my company!!! -My other complaint is returning a part. After ordering all of my appliances I needed a trim kit for my microwave. The sales associate was suppose to give me the appropriate model number to place the order from home. After ordering and receiving the item it was the wrong color. My appliances are stainless and the trim kit was white. I simply need to return the white trim kit. I went ahead and ordered the correct color after weeks of calling and trying to get the appropriate numbers.

However, I have been trying to get a return receipt emailed to me for one month and can’t get them to email it. They say they are going to, but never do. After speaking with sears five times and several weeks and trying two email addresses…still NO receipt. I even took the trim kit to the store and the manager there called and spoke with the online sales people. They said to sit the appliance out and within three days UPS will pick it up. It has been six days and still no UPS pickup. I have left the tappliance on my porch day and night. So they cannot say it was no there!

The microwave is frigidaire. Once again, I would NEVER allow SEARS to represent my appliances! -On a final note, the double oven I purchased are not heating and the face lights are burnt out. The repair associate is “suppose” to come here on Wednesday. Again, these are ELECTROLUX!!!

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The Sears autocenter #6220 at Eastland mall in 2765 S Hamilton Rd., Columbus OH scheduled my truck for repair. The schedule was for 1 and 1/2 to 2 hours. After waiting for two hours, the shop manager told me that a technician had gone home and that they did not know when my car would be finished. I had the option to wait without an estimate of when the car would be repaired or take my car out of the shop. I was also given the option to purchase the part received from NAPA if I wanted to have someone else do the repair.

My 1995 Ford F150 needs the starter motor replaced. This is a very short duration and uncomplicated R&R procedure. I will go elsewhere. This is not the first time that the Sears autocenter here and other stores have disappointed me. I do not expect to ever again ask any Sears to perform any autorepair.

I am very disappointed with Sears. I want compensation for my time and travel. I came to this Sears from the Candlewood hotel in Gahanna and spent two hours waiting.

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After saving for a year and a half after my husband passed away I was able to pay to have my homes HVAC unit replaced BY SEARS. So I hired an installer to purchase and install this for me. Exactly 2 months after this $4800.00 purchase and install the unit began leaking freon on a regular basis having to refill it every couple months. The installer was very helpful for a while refilling it for free while telling me that if I went to any other source for repairs he would cut me off. Well finally he wrote me a letter stating that the unit was a lemon, Heil Comfortmaker 3 ton unit IS A LEMON. Well my son has been trying to help me contacting Heil Corporation, who is very rude and blames everything on SEARS, we cant get anyone on the phone at Heil at all.

So, when we contacted the Sears corporate office the man on the phone told us he would wave an inspection fee of $69.00 for us as a courtesy. So, we paid $4800.00 for this unit, and have now replaced a couple relays that cost over $100 a pop, freon refills now cost $250.00 every other month and we have had to replace 2 thermostats in the past month. And they want to help us out with $69.00 on something that should have never happened, SELLING A DEFECTIVE UNIT. So I asked to speak to someone in the Presidents office, and that GUY tells me I am waisting my time cause he will just send me back to him everytime. How unprofessional is this? So is there anyone out there that can help???

Is there anything that can be done?? Before I get the BBB involved or FTC, or surrounding News Investigators involved, or post hundreds of youtube videos around about this poor customer service, is there anyone that can help, or anything that we can do to get something done about this.

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Hello. My name is Al and I live in Florence, KY. My mother recently bought a Kenmore Refrigerator online and had the address to be shipped incorrect. When we called to change the address on the shipping information they kept us on hold for 23 minutes then transferred us to someone they said could help. After being on hold with this person for several more minutes we were told that they could not change the address for the shipping. I thought this was ridiculous. We had to cancel the order and redo it. My mother got fed up and decided not to purchase the Refrigerator from Sears anymore.

I just did not understand why they could not change the address because the person(s) we spoke to were barely understandable. I understand that this is not your fault but all I wanted was a result that could benefit the both of us and instead I got nothing.

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2 years into a top of the line Sears elite Washer, $1699.00 and it is junk, the repair agreement covers $500., it costs $664.00 to repair so they offered us a voucher for $500 to buy a new one! Like I would want anything again from Sears, this is so outrageous that it is near fraud! Why and How can a computer go out on a washer that is 2 years old, there are only 2 of us in the house. Our laundry needs are maybe 2x a week! My husband is appalled at the cost and the lack of standing behind their top end appliances! Never buy Sears, you are only asking for problems.

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Dear Sears, I will never do anything through you guys again! Your business is crap. When something is suppose to be covered under warranty or if something is screwed up on your end, it takes you forever to get out and fix things and then you charge out the butt. Any loop pole you take in the warranty, you take it.On another note, everyone’s time is valuable and when you don’t show up during the time you are suppose to, you call. I shouldn’t have to call you to find out “why you never showed up, and you should NEVER tell someone that you just didn’t fee like making it out there today.”

I would rather pay someone else DOUBLE than deal with your company. Everyone I dealt with was extremely rude and unprofessional! I will be spreading the word all over to NEVER do anything affiliated with you again. I truly hope you go out of business or learn some proper service!

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I purchased 4 Gladiator 30″ storage cabinets on line from sears and they delivered them to the store. The people at the pickup location were outstanding. I went into the store to buy track to hang them and I couldn’t find anyone to help me. This is the second complaint this year about not getting help. Lastly, the store had the same cabinet on sale for $ 20.00 cheaper than I had just purchased them for. I emailed the Sears site where I bought them and I have never received a response. My order and confirmation number is 280234986 and the barcode number is 093001389363.

Sears advertises the lowest price and I want $ 80.00 refunded to my credit card, $ 20.00 for each of the four cabinets. Sears service has gone downhill from the old days when I first began dealing with Sears and Roebuck.

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Bought a range hood a few weeks ago. Turned out to be a 700.00 dollar referbished piece of ###… Anyhow, this range hood has a tendency to turn on when it keeps the rangehood lights on permanently. Sears, “technicians’ have been over twice and still no result. I called, pleaded, argued, and almmost got into a physicall confrintation due to the current staff. What ill do i dont know… but… I have come to reallize that franchizing is what is killing customer service and the reputation of sears. It really is no different then buying a excpencive car. Having problems with the car. And nobody to help you with it. It is insulting …

Thanks to my anti sychotic pills, people at that store mangaed to live another day… Also, the coller your skin really affects the attitude of the staff. Thirty years ago I to was an imigrant, but instead of excpecting things , I adjusted and worked for what i wanted… Just because my subureb has been infested, sears has no wight to support them jst because they could afford the franchise.

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i purchased a mattress and box spring to be delivered to my daugfhters apt. i paid for delivery and haul-away. When items were delivered, drivers told her that they did not haul away anything. i called sear delivery and wanted to know why deliverymen would tell this and also asked for a supervisor to call me since i would now be inconvenienced for hopefully the haul away that i had paid for. i never received a call from either delivery to reschedule or a supervisor to file my complaint. I gave up and paid someone to get the old mattress and box spring.

Only to find out when they get there that the deliverymen had stood the new mattress and box spring on their side up against the wall and never even removed the plastic coverings much less set them in place for her on the bed. i cannot beleive the absolute horrible experience this has been with sears. i have always purchased all my appliances from sear in all my years. however, thanks to this purchase i will never step foot in a sears store again in my lifetime and will be sharing this story with as many people as i can.

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To whom it concerns, I am very displeased with your company, I purchase all my appliances from Sears, I highly recommend all my family & friends to Sears. Needless to say I will no longer be recommending Sears. I was scheduled to receive my delivery Oct. 15, 2011, When it arrived to my residence it was damaged. I was then told it would be delivered the morning of Oct. 16, 2011, I waited and waited, I then called, and was told my delivery was in route to my home. I continued to wait, I then called back within the hour, to be told my delivery never left the warehouse, for some reason it was suppose to be damaged also, but I was informed it was in route,
when in fact it never left the warehouse.

I never received a call about any of this, I called and to my surprise It never left the warehouse. I was then informed that it wouldn’t be delivered til Oct. 18, 2011. My time is valuable also. No one called to verify if Oct. 18, 2011 was a good date for me. I had the utmost confidence when I made purchases from Sears, needless to say I no longer feel this way. Whereas I was willing to pay a higher price than I would at Conn’s due to my high standards for Sears. I am very very disappointed. I received less than good no where close to the perfection as usual from Sears Co. I really hope you all do a better job with others.

Your reputation is really going down because of the incompetence of the employees and or employers neglect to your consumers. I must stress again I am very, very, very, very dissatisfied. I really hope in the future Sears do better than what I have endured.

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I build cabinets and install appliances. With all appliance companies I have found complete specifications for their appliances on line, especially ‘cut out dimensions!’ Not so with Sears Kenmore. After trying online, I called for help. Only to find a dead end and a bad attitude. I had to go the the store, where I was showed a book with, cut out dimensions. The sales person look at me as if I had two heads! We can’t receive the appliances, with the installation book until a later date and the building needs to start sooner. SEARS…show more specifications especially cut out sizes on line….please…I wouldn’t recommend Kenmore kitchen appliances.

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I am sure you receive a lot of these emails, I am 85 years old and my lovely wife is 82. We have been a Sears customer for over 40 years, never had a problem. Until last year we bought a refrigerator paid 1300 dollars for it which is a lot of money for us. It worked fine for a few months then started to have problems, the repair guy came out a few times but it still didn’t work right. Sears decided to replace it which was a great idea, we had that one for a few months and the control board went bad, repair man came out again but the factory kept send wrong part finally the right one came and it didn’t fix it so we decided to exchange it for a smaller unit.

we got that refrigerator in August of this year, it was delivered with missing parts but worked so they ordered new parts for it. We had it for a month and it started to leak water, then it started to freeze food in the refrigerator part, lost food, and the parts they sent 7 times were wrong. Repairman came out 4 more times and the thing has not worked since. I called and called but kept getting the run around, finally I got some one in resolutions who said the would remove it and refund our money. Let me say something about the bill, original bill was 1300.00 dollars, we exchanged that refrigerator with this one 900 dollars.

Sears has not repaired the bill so we have 2200 dollars worth of refrigerator expenses and a refrigerator that doesn’t work. Sears has not given our money back on first one. Back to resolution hot line, first they said no problem we will fix this remove it and refund money Great! Then we get disconnected I call back get another person who said same thing she puts me on hold and we get disconnected again, call back get this rude lady who says no you will not get money back and writes a case number #3820371, so I ask for a supervisor because other ladies agreed to refund money and take it away.

It takes the supervisor 6 hours to call back only to tell us he is sorry but nothing he can do but exchange it. The way I look at it we bought the original one had it exchanged, once it didn’t work we bought a new one in August, it has not been 90 days so we should get our money back. I use to think Sears was one of the backbone company’s of America, but I am ot sure now. I worked for GE for 42 years and I know we would never treat our customers this way. Not an 85 and 82 year old over 900 dollars. I would just like some one to come and get this broken refrigerator out of my house and my money back. Thank you for reading this hope to here from you.

Charlie Thompson

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MODEL #LMX25964ST100 serial # 008KRUC00694 can not get a repair tech or any replacement through manufacturer warranty. I bought it in 11-20-2010 and freezer dont work or ice maker and it runs constantly. So I have unplugged it after 6 days of straight running cause I was afraid it would get to hot and catch on fire. Can some tell me what I have to do to get it taking back since it has not been fixed and run so much! It is a Double Door LG refrigerator and I have talked to LG customer service for a whole week and still cant get nothing done and even contacted Home Depot where I bought it and a extended warranty but they cant do nothing.

It is still under manufacturer warranty.. So needless to say I probably will never buy another LG product… but would like mine replaced or refunded for it!!!

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I bought a new whirlpool washer at sears Middletown on 8/13/11. I picked it up, took it home and installed it on Friday. Dead on Arrival. Called whirlpool warranty… just after 5pm. A nice young man in some other state was able to tell me that there was nothing I could do to fix it that night, so onwards to scheduling a service appointment. Increasingly hard to maintain contact, Customer service reps (CSR) go repeatedly through pleasant sounding scripts taking all demographic info, then lose the call and don’t call back.

An appointment can be made for a service call several weeks after I bought the machine, the Tech says, it needs a new control module which will be shipped to me, earliest date to return is two more weeks (9/15/11) I escalate as high as I can go through CSR department to no good result. Today is 9/15, and the tech calls to say he is on his way. I ask if he has the part, he says UPS dropped it off, is unable to give tracking number or drop off date. Says CSR will call to reschedule. CSR calls while I’m on the phone, leaves voicemail to call back. When I call back, is unable to schedule appointment to install part any earlier than 9/26/11.

I complain this means that I have to drag my laundry off to a Laundromat for another two weeks, but “eva” remains unmoved, that is absolutely the earliest she can schedule me for. I had tried calling the Sears store I bought it from, but am unable to reach department or store manager. Some of the people I talked to include “Leona”, Brian, Ethel Bartoli, (a brand central mgr), France, Matham, Dorothy, Lamarr, Jaime, and Trish. I also spoke with “James”, who answered the phone for William Crowley, who was unable to be of much help either.

When I bought a new machine from Sears I expected it to work, Not to have to pay a penalty in time and aggravation because Sears customer service is not consumer friendly.

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Did not honor tire price or rebate. I got a quote for tires online at Sears Tire Center for the local Sears store for both my dads car and mine. I went to the store with my dad and he purchased his tires at the quoted price. Fact is they even lowered the price by a few dollars. It’s to early to tell if he will actually get the $160 rebate promissed him though. I went in two days later with my printout for the exact same tire type just in a different size and was told after several minutes of trying to be sold a more expensive option that they would not honor the price quoted me.

THE DEAL IS STILL ON THE COMPUTER!! So I didn’t get my tires at Sears and didn’t get my $160 rebate. I ended up having to shell out an additional $100 for tires elsewhwere…I am PISSED and Sears has lost another loyal customer. 83ebf4

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On May 24, 2011 our Bosch diswasher we bought from Sears in 2003 began leaking. I called for a repair service and a tech came out. He used like a magnifying glass and look around but cld not find anything – cost $109. Diswasher still leaking I called Sears again for a tech to come to my house, same tech sent out this time he “found inlet water pressure to high redcued input water pressure, checked operation”. The charge $144. Later than day my daughter came home and asked why I paid again and I said your right, the reason I was niot thinking will be revealed later.

I can’t the check and immediately called June 10 and told them I had canceled the check. She stated they would send out “Sr Tech”. Over Memorial Day weekend we went camping and when we returned the whole floor was wet clear thru into the garage. Called Sears again and talked to another rep who told me I never should of been charged for second visit and I have 90 day warranty from the time they come out. On June 15, 2011 they sent the SAME TECH out to my house and I finally kicked him out telling him I did not feel comfortable with him working on the dishwasher and asked him to leave. Before he left I made him sign a that he confirmed the water damage to dishwasher, kitchen floor and garage.

On June 21, 2011 a Sr Tech came out and replaced the water inlet valve, I paid him again $9403. The problem is now fixed.
I made claims with there claims office. She advised me to send pictures and get two estimates which I did.

On June 23, 2011 I received a Demand Letter for payment on the stopped check from TRS. I disputed the claim and sent in my letter July 11, 2011. On June 25, 2011 I received another Demand Letter for payment from TRS. Again, I sent in disputed letter. This part finaly got taken care of.

I called Customer Solutions on 7-7-2011 and talked to rep about being sent to collection agency. She stated she would have someone call me. No one called.

I called again on July 8 – no return call

I called again on 7-11-2011 and talked to rep who stated she sent message for tech manager to call me back within 24 hours. No one called me back.

On 7-22-2011 I called and talked to another rep and stated I was not going to be calling again and if they sent me to collections we were going to court.

On July 25, 2011 my husband was diagnosed with Stage 4 lung cancer, brain cancer, espogas cancer. We flew to Arizona and was down there for 3 weeks.

When we got back I called the claims office to see where we were. She stated I had to get ahold of the Bosch Manufactured and send in faulty part ( which I thru in the garage).

I called again on 8-4 and left message for claims office. No return call.

On August 24, 2011 I finally received letter from TRS that they have charged back fee.

On August 6 I again talked to Sedgwick CMS who explained I would have to talk to the manufacutre myself. Well guess what, the manufacturel wanted the part which I had through away.

The damage was done by Sears yet they refuse to fix the problem.

At this time I do not need additional stress in my life as I have my hands full dealing with my husband. I will never shop at Sears again. They have lost all sense of what customer service is.

Why would I have to deal with the manufacture when in good faith I dealt with Sears. This claim is only $ 1,510 for replace the sub floor and lay tile down. I will never buy from Sears again and am very disappointed in them. Small claims court here we come!!!!! but we very aware the $ 1,500 just went up to addl $5,000 for pain and suffering.

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I bought a dishwasher from Sears.Com. I agreed to pay them extra to deliver it, install it and take away the old unit. I also paid for an install kit. They kept me waiting 10 days for delivery. At 11:00am on the delivery day, I called to ask them when they were coming. They said, “relax, we’re coming today” I waited some more. At 4 pm they still weren’t here, so I called them again. They said, “we have decided not to come. It’s too much trouble to deliver to your area, We’ll just give you your money back, but it will take 10 days to get a refund on your credit card” I said, “what do you mean its too much trouble? Sears is only 56 miles away and they deliver to my area once a week!”

Sears.com said, “well, we aren’t them, and we think your area is too much trouble to get to!” They held me up for 10 days, and I am still waiting to get my money back from Sears.com. Then I called the Sears brick and mortar store in Flagstaff, Arizona. I told them what happened with Sears.com and asked why they were allowed to use the name sears if they weren’t Sears. They said they were Sears, just a different division. So I bought the dishwasher again from Sears brick and mortar, paying extra for delivery, take away of old unit, installation, install kit and extended warranty. Sears kept me waiting 2 weeks for delivery.

When the delivery man arrived, he left the dishwasher in my living room and without making any excuses went away without taking the old unit, without installing the new unit and without leaving the install kit I had paid for. I am stuck with an uninstalled new dishwasher in the living room, no install kit, and the old unit still under the counter! Sears has done nothing to rectify this. Sure, they said they would refund the install fee, the delivery fee, and the take away old unit fee. But that still leaves me with two dishwashers, neither of which works!

And for the time being, the price of two dishwashers, two deliveries, two installations, two take away old units, and two install kits remains on my credit card ! I have done business with Sears for years. All the appliances in my home came from Sears. I own stock in Sears, but not for much longer. Sears isn’t the company they used to be.

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Sears I had a scheduled AC service call for 8am to 12pm this morning (Wednesday). At noon I got a recorded call that the repairman was running late – OK, at 2:30 I went on their repair site and asked how late and I was told 3:23 – ok, at 4:15 I called and was told the tech would call me – ok, no one called, at 5:30 I called and was told that the tech said I was not home and I needed to reschedule (no tag on my door) – NOT OK! I escalated this and was told that the first time they could get to me was Saturday – my first call was on Wednesday.

I am recovering from surgery and cannot go out therefore I was home all day and they blew me off. I paid for a 3 year maintenance agreement and everyone says thank you for being a premier customer but they do not know how to treat a premier customer. I am now expecting service on Saturday 1pm to 5pm. I will be on the phone every 15 minutes until they show up and I will do everything in my power to slam Sears Service every chance I get. I am 70 years old and recovering from back surgery so I am house bound. The tech just decided to go home and I am the one who suffers. Lies!

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I recently placed an order of 2 HP Touchpads through sears.com. The “black friday” of the year items. They were still currently priced at the original pricing, not-reduced. I knew they would reduce them as HP issued a public statement. After I placed my order, I called them to check if they would be able to do a price reduction in the future, she said yes. However, she did warn me that the model number on this means that it would not be reduced.

Shortly after that call, I get a call from a local Sears rep saying she’s from the “order verification team” and wanted to let me know that Sears would not be issuing a price reduction on these items and if I wanted to still order at full price. I asked her multiple times if she’s sure Sears would not be reducing the pricing and she said yes. She also said because this is a “clearance” item, there’s no price matching. I had a feeling she just made stuff up to get off the phone. So reluctanctly, I told her to cancel my order. 

Then about 2 hours later, I checked sears.com and the price had been reduced! WHAT THE ****! The same items I just had ordered and cancelled because Sears said they would not be reduced, were reduced less than 2 hours after I cancelled my order. Sears basically screwed me. If the “order verification team” ever calls you, just tell them to go away. Sears has the most misinformed, lying service representatives I’ve ever dealt with. I’ll never shop there again. I’ll probably be filing a BBB and FTC complaint soon.

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As so many others have said al;ready Sears is no longer the Company they once were. Their service is lousy. The Techs are not dependable and on top of that they are rude. They esculate calls only to not have a satisfied customer. I called to have service on my side by side refrigerator. I was called on the same day to say that the repairman could not find my home. I indicated that the serviceman was rude and i even went to get him and he was not sitting where he was suppose to be when i initially gave him instructions on hopw to get here.

he rudely says if your house is 7 minutes/7miles up the road he said “well is I am driving 80 miles an hour how can i determine where this location is with that information” I said i would think you would use common sense and base this fact by the normal speed limit. nevertheless i shared this information with the company, however they act as though they have no control over the techs. now we have to schedule for another day mind you i am caring for my terminally ill husband which they were told.

the next person solved one problem but then the piece that i told them that i heard broke is still unresolved, i have continuosly water flowing into my ice tray causing blockage. i wasted a lot of man hours with this company with no satisfaction and they continuosly want to push their service warranty contract for repair which they are not able to deliver satisfactory service. customer beware. with this economy, they won’t be in business long if we take our business elsewhere…

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i have been reading the complaints of others and i am seeing the same story from all, that we are being held on hold for very long periods of time. not being connected to someone who can give answers to the problems and never getting call backs.leading many to be totally fustrated with those in charge.there moto is very wrong when they say = WE’RE ALWAYS HERE WHEN YOU NEED US, & WE’RE HERE TO HELP. i have a warenty and now find out how bad it is to get things fixed, so far i have had 3 techs out with 3 differant repair dates and still have no resolve to my problem. I am sitting with a washer that is broke and sears has this carefree attitude about them.

I will never buy a sears product again and if they keep this up they will find that there reputation will be gone and profits to.

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I have been a Sears customer for at least 20 years. All my appliance have extended warranties. I just want people to know that they should go somewhere else. A few weeks ago my Kenmore Elite washer broke and I call for repair. It is 10 years old but every year they call me to renew my warranty and I did . My washer is warranted until October 2011 but they wont fix it because the item number of the washer faded and for that reason it can not be fix. I have the original papers and I told the repair man that it should be in the computer too. Basically they dont want to fix it.

I guess that this resession is destroying them and also us the customers. I have to buy 3 new appliances and it wont be from Sears it is not right to come up with this excuse.They but the item number on the door and it gets wet all the time. I have never heard this and I am so mad that I really think I will take them to court. Sears is not what it use to be we have had it.

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I have been trying to talk to a supervisor of the customer service department for over two hours today. I have been on hold for the final time 47:37 minutes and going and expect I could be on this line to Sears for the rest of the night. I called to talk to a service employee and because I was complaining about a service call to my home that was cancelled, at least three women disconnected. Each time I called back and when I explained AGAIN that I wanted to speak to someone who could at least try to arrange for me another date, I was disconnectedor put on hold. I called back a minimum of 7 times. I was put on hold no less than four times on an average of 10-15 minutes.

Does Sears even know what customer service means??? They should fire these employees immediately. I know Sears can verify my complaint about these people from using my home number to verify my times being disconnected and put on hold, which shows that their supervisors should also be fired immediately. Sears is no longer a company that can be counted on by their customers and I will look to other companies for future purchases.

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the tool department in sears freehold raceway mall in new jersey is lousey,the clerk at main check out is terrible on day shift. I was there to exchange a brocken socket and a worn out rachet, he could not open any doors to get to the tools, he said his only key was broken, no other key in the store,, he walked away saying he did not know when it could be opened. I walked up to the glass doors and pushed them open took my two pieces out of the cabinet, I walked up to the register, the clerk was amazed that i had the tools in my hand,,then he said we dont exchange new tools for warranty, my two pieces were 25 years old that just wore out.

I took the tools that I took out of the cabinet and left, I think Im going to be a LOWES custamer for tha next 25 years….thank you ..

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To Whom It May Concern: First, let me start off by saying that I have been a big fan of Sears for my entire life. They have always represented quality products and good customer service. They have always stood behind their products and have done their best to assist whenever issues did arise. That was then. Now, for the rest of the story. I have bought numerous appliances from Sears in the last couple years, including a stainless steel refrigerator, a stainless steel convection oven, a stainless steel microwave as well as smaller items like my vacuum cleaner and other kitchen appliances. Even my tractor is from Sears!

At issue is my Kenmore water softener. Since I have well water, and my well is extremely deep, we have a large amount of iron in our water. You do not see it but it turns sinks and such orange. For this reason, we have the water softener. This is a very important piece of equipment for us. Without it, we cannot do laundry (orange clothes) and all our sinks, toilets, cups, bathtubs, dog water bowls (anything that gets wet) is stained dark orange.

On September 25th, my water softener started leaking. It proceeded to flood my laundry room, closet and our family room (soaking the carpet). I immediately unplugged the unit and called Sears. They said they could get someone out on Wednesday the 27th if that was okay. I agreed and called off work for the morning appointment. The repairman never showed up so I called Sears and was told they made a mistake and the appointment was put in for Wednesday August 3rd. After numerous people and apologies they scheduled it for Friday September 29th.

The repairman came out and found that he needed three parts and had none of them so they had to be ordered. He wrote it up and scheduled the installation for Friday August 5th between 1 and 4pm. When I came home from work on Wednesday August 3rd, I found the packages at my door. I also had a message on my answering machine that I had to call Sears to schedule my appointment. I called the number they left and explained that I had an appointment AND that I had the paperwork in my hand that the repairman printed. I spent the next three hours in phone hell trying to straighten everything out, only to finally be told that they had the appointment and just needed to know if the boxes came yet!!!!!!!!

Now it is Friday August 5th and I am at home, missing my third day of work for this water softener fiasco. I get an automated call telling me that I needed to call Sears and reschedule my appointment. The appointment that I am sitting home waiting for!!! I call and am told by Valarie that they do not have anyone available today so I need to reschedule. I explain that I cannot do this.

They escalate me to Desire (in Texas) who looks into having it done tomorrow (Saturday) so I do not have to miss any more work. Of course, this cannot be done. They instead schedule it for Monday morning. That will be the fourth day of work that I will have to miss so Sears can attempt to come and repair their water softener. I still cannot wash clothes, everything is continuing to stain, and Sears doesn’t care. After all, I already gave them all my money.

I call the Hotline (1.800.795.5030) and ask for help. I explain my whole story for what seems like the hundredth time. I am told that there is nothing they can do. This is not the first time something like this has happened and it won’t be the last. I am flabbergasted that they would say this to me!!! I ask to have this escalated and am told over and over that there is nothing that will be done. They are fulfilling their agreement. I explain that I will have missed FOUR days of work for a simple repair job that most companies would schedule outside of the 8-5 that Sears demands. He tells me “I guess you will be going to the BBB then.”

I let him know that I would indeed be filing a complaint with them and anyone else who would listen and that I would post this story to every web site out there. I also informed him that I would not be ordering my planned new flooring from Sears after all. I also would not be shopping at Sears or any of their other holdings ever again.

I don’t know which is worse. The fact that I have missed so much work and spent so many hours on the phone for a stupid repair or the fact that I have lost respect for a company I grew up with.

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Same problem as everyone else. My wife and I purchased a set of HE3T washer/dryer from Sears because the sales rep told us how great they were. What a crock! In June/2011, sixteen months after the purchase the washer quits working and displays a F35 and SUD error code. I research this and find out that I need a new analog pressure sensor switch. I call Sears and am told, sorry you unit is past the warranty. I call part’s places and depending on who I talk to I am told the part is no longer available or is on back order, and if I am able to order it it will be $100.00 plus to get it. I used to think Sears was the place to go to for anything, now I would go any place else and pay more.

I purchased a clothes washer and dryer in August of 2008 for over 900.00 each. Since then we have had nothing but problems with the washer. The washer is a HE washer and the first thing to go was the computer brain after about 6 months, A&e came out to replace it under our extended warranty plsn. Then it happened again, A&E came out and replaced everything inside the washer to include tub,computer face and about 2-3 otheer parts. Now it broke again! Service man came out again and told us it was the computer face AGAIN!! Said the part would cost over 500.00!!!

I strongly feel this washer is a lemon and should be replaced with a new 1 free of charge! If no response, my next step will be on the news. I would like an immediate resolve to this situation. Sears does not stand behind the products they sell. Sears is no longer a customer based merchant.

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I ordered a mattress online, but my local Sears contacted me and arranged the delivery. The first Sterns and Foster broke down after three weeks. The mattress was exchanged for a more standered style Sealy. It was broken in 4 days. I chatted with a Sears employee on line about the bed on day five. I called the phone number she gave me on day six. The young woman I spoke with said she would send me a packet to show me how to take pictures. I had not had this bed a full week and did not believe the responsibility was mine to prove. I ask to speak with her supervisor, she said I could not. I have been trying for over two months.

I guess I expected to get something that looked like customer service. not so. I have been hung up on transferred to dead lines, or never ending rings. The absolute rudeness is impressive,but my husband is still hanging on to keep from falling out of bed and not one person cares that two defective poor quality mattresses have been sent to this poor handicapped man. I have called every line and been promised help that never was delivered, not one bit of compassion or respect. I would love to think that Sears was on the customers side, but that way of life is over. Hope Sears looses all its customers. I know they have lost two!

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I was scheduled on June 9th, 2011 to have my icemaker on my refrigerator repaired. I called on that morning to confirm my appointment and I was assured that a Sears technican will be there between 1pm and 5pm. Approximately an hour later I received a call that my appointment was cancelled and the next available appointed will be July 24th. I then asked for an earlier appointment as I am having some work done and that two weeks delay will cost me a substancial amount of money. To my surprice I was told I could not get an earlier appointment. As being a long standing customer of Sears this is unaceptable, no provisions of even tried to give an earlier appointment was given.

If such distastful service continues you are never to big to “Fall”. Without “good” customer service you will loose great customers.

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This is my complaint. We have had Sears for as long as i can remeber we bought all our appliances from them and our TV’s to. Im like the last person that complained -my time to Sears does not matter….i take time off from work because sears tech’s have office hours 8-5 and cant come any other time and here is the kicker-you have to sit at home waiting for them 8-5 because they are not sure when the tech is going to show-they cant give you a 3 hour window-so its 8-5. I waited the tech never showed-i called serveral times and they kept telling me that he was going to show because i was scheduled, yea i’ll belive it when i see it-He never showed so much for me being scheduled.

To make matters worst he rescheduled me for another day like have no say on how my life is scheduled for me-mind you i have to work. well they think i dont work and have nothing better to do but wait for their tech to show becuase i am at the mercy of Sears….wait for us at our time or suffer….well my microwave has not been fixed and im sitting here wondering if their is such a thing as a class action for false representing or lack of service they give you -well i’ll find out. from a very unhappy customer.

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First, let me start off by saying I’ve used Sears Repair service before and it was a great experience, it was about 2 years ago, and in the same area that I live in now. This new experience has been deplorable! Out and out lies and deception. First, it was the automated system saying it would cost $70 to come out and diagnose the problem, and then when you speak to a real person (I use the term speak loosely), the cost becomes $129. Then I made an appointment (for $70), and they did not show up. When I called they LIED and said they called and left a message… they DID NOT. Then they said that my landlord called and recheduled HE DID NOT.

Then they said that the person in my area was sick and needed to reschedule…. now we’re getting somewhere. Just so you know, I called to find out where the service man was, and I had to make new arrangements! I was told that it would be $70 for diagnostics, but when the service men get here, I’m charged $129… it’s a racket. I can’t tell you how unhappy I am about the customer service from Sears Repair. From scheduling, to the diagnostic pricing, to the bait and switch that took place. I don’t know what could have happened in 2 years, but I will NEVER USE SEARS REPAIR SERVICE AGAIN! And, I will tell all my family and friends not to use it. And, I will post this on my workplace intranet… Time Warner/Turner Broadcasing/CNN!

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i placed an order at sears online of 1 air curtain sold by unbeatablesale.com. I was given order confirmation by sears and was given an estimate date of delivery by 28-30 June 2011. Today is the 29th when I followed it up I was told that there is info of delivery yet and that they cannot get hold of the warehouse where shipping is originated. I’ve been following it up every now and then but I was suggested to just cancel the order. This is not the kind of business I am expecting from Sears since they advertised the item for online purchase only. Is anybody from Sears can help on this transaction as it is already been paid? Order no. is 240769546.

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I, like you, am a hard working individual. I have a job, which requires my devotion Monday through Friday, 9-5:30pm +++ (because I love it!)…. My washing machine decided to break last week. Fortunately, all of the products I have bought with Sears (mind you, Sears is the only store we have bought appliances) have remained true and trustworthy. Confidently I called upon the Team in Blue. Rest assured a technician would be out in 2 days to handle my temperamental washing machine. Kevin knocked on my door two days later with an air of confidence and pleasantries. He was not able to fix my washer on the spot, yet would order the necessary part.

With a slight sense of disappointment I smiled and agreed to Kevin’s plan. He stated the part would be ordered under the status of emergency and please call when it arrives. Sears would be out in a jiff to fix my temperamental machine. So…two days later the part arrives. I felt wonderful and knew that Sears was my best friend for life. So, I call and reach some strange sounding person…(possibly from India)…anyway, rest assured the technician would be out Monday. I told them…hey, “I already took a vacation day off of work, so could you come out in the evening or weekend”?

Strange sounding voice aped “I’m sorry, Miss Borne” about 5 times. Essentially they do not work evenings or weekends…so…what is a working person to do? Well, I hired a neighbor to sit at my house and wait for the Sears repair technician to show up. The time frame 1-5pm. I called to get a more specific time…”I’m sorry, Miss Borne”…we don’t give specific times. Okay, my blood pressure clicks up a few points. Why can’t you give a specific time? What happened to communication? Why does MY life/work not matter? So, ….my neighbor’s son comes over at 1pm. Sears shows up at 4:15pm.

The tech tells him the part that was ordered is wrong. He fumbles around in his van and with the machine for a while. Tells the young man that “it’s fixed”. Yeah!!!! I get the call and cannot wait to get home from my job to do the laundry that has been piling up for a weak+++. I put the towels into the wash and within one minute receive an error message. Hmmmmmmmm….this can’t be right…this is–Sears. My loyal friend. Well, I think to myself…an innocent mistake; I’ll call Sears customer service and all will be fixed. Hmmmmm….am I in a different country w/ customer service?? They don’t seem to understand my needs.

They keep saying my name over and over and keep saying “Sorry, Miss Borne” over and over and over. I finally get so frustrated that I just ask for a refund (since I have spend $254.01 and 2 days of work). The ‘manager’ states she cannot refund my money. She asks me to call back (she can’t help me today)….here’s the icing on the cake….she hangs up on me. I hope this girl gets fired. She was rude, cold, and robotic. I have been beyond loyal to Sears. My husband moves every 2 or 3 years with his job. Who do we buy our appliances from?? Sears!! Yeah Kenmore!! Well, not that my dollar or two (truly about $10K every move) matters, yet good God, that was a horrible experience. Please call me if you want details. At this point (sad to say) we are done with Sears. I will get my refund (since the machine doesn’t work) and will go with an independent contractor to fix the problem.

I just wanted to let you know one of your loyal customers is shocked and going elsewhere. It takes a lot to ruffle my feathers. I am a loving, kind, gentle spirit. Yet your customer service does not understand the English language. Nor, do they know how to satisfy customers. All they know how to do is say..”I’m sorry, Miss ______). So, I wish you luck in all of your endeavors in the boardroom. All of your grandiose ideas will be squashed with the customer service that I dealt with. Know that people matter. Their schedules, needs, complaints, praise, and feedback matter.

Just wanted to let you know what turned around 11 years of faithful purchasing.

Sincerely,

Jane Borne

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This is regarding the services of your repair technicians, the appliance service master protection agreement. We have now been 4 weeks without a functional refrigerator and your technicians first told me the unit did not have diagnostics, the second tech used diagnostics to determine parts and we waited over 2 weeks for parts, the unit still does not work and yet another tech visit and they have ordered ore parts and want to come back again when or if the parts are available. This is crazy, the unit is still not useable and they just keep replacing parts. This is symptomatic in auto repair if the techs do not know what or how to fix something we just keep adding parts.

I understand this is not at my financial cost but my lost time from work and inconvenience of a non functional appliance is way more than I would have ever expected. This unit should be replaced. I have a bad feeling regarding sears at this point and will never renew another service contract or purchase another product from you again. I will also make sure to notify potential customers through social media how this has been so poorly handled. Not to mention the confusion in your automated service appointment calls with conflicting appointment information.

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My wife made a purchase at a sears store in the Denver area on June 24 2011and found that some of the items did not fit properly the same night. She went to your store located in the Cherry Creek area the next day and tried to exchange them. She was told that she had purchased the items in Sears’s store that would not allow exchanges and she was stuck with the items. I called the store manager Jim Callahan and left 2 messages concerning this matter and he has not bothered to return my call. I read on the internet yesterday that Sears will probably not be in business in 2012 and with customer, service like we have encountered it is easy to see why.

It looks like your financial troubles have made your Customer Satisfaction policy a thing of the past. I am sending a copy of this e-mail to Lou D’Ambrosio President and CEO, Edward Lampert, and the Denver BBB. In spite of the lack of respect that your staff and management in the Store in Cherry Creek has for your customers my wife spent over $200.00 at the Cherry Creek store on June 25th 2011.

Ron Conner, Denver.

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My side by side refrigerator/freezer has a big problem. The freezer part is not working. I have a Master Service Agreement and I have to wait 12 days for a technician. Of course, he is going to come out, not have the parts and then I have to wait another who knows how long to get the thing repaired. Not fun, when it is 100 degrees in Florida and I have water pouring out of it all over my kitchen floor. Emailed the social media address at Sears. They responded immediately – great, I thought! Not so fast. Someone called me at home, so when I got home from work, I called the number (no chance of actually reaching a human being!!) and asked that they call me work number. I haven’t heard another thing.

This “social media” thing is baloney. They just delay so much that you are right back at where you started. Ridiculous.

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Washer from Sears stopped working and giving code F11. Sears told me since it was 20 months old that they could sell me 365 warranty or send someone out to fix and it could me a lot more. The issue is the computer board and my books says it is covered for 2 years the lady wasn’t aware of that. She just scares everyone into buying the 365 warranty. Then I find out there is a class action lawsuit on this Kenmore elite h 3 washer. I go to Sears and talk to Store Manager Joe in Colonial Height Virginia and he puts me on phone with their corporate office and the lady asked if I got a letter about this washer yet? I told her no.

She told me I would be getting one in the mail? Why didn’t they tell me that when I called 4 number earlier. They wanted money how many people have just paid? How many old ladies have been scammed like this? Then I ask Joe the Store Manager what are you going to do to make it right and he said there is nothing HHS can do until I Get the letter. What am I to do until then? I have to wash my clothes and Joe the Sears Store Manager told me to go to laundry mat. People spend your money somewhere else.

I go to Lowes and buy a new washer and dryer and warranty for 4 years was 180 for both and the warranty at Sears was over 600 dollars for both. I went to Lowes because consumer report rated them good in customer service. We all check prices on items but we don’t check out how much the warranty is and we spend hundreds more. SEARS IS A SCAM…… I found hundreds of complaints on this one washer and when every.one called they wanted 365 dollars. The class action lawsuit claims that after washer is one year old it stops working and comes up with code f 11 and then they sell you a 365 warranty.

What a scam and a way to get more money coming in the future. Was one of these people your Grandmother.

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To whom it may concern, I have been a loyal Sears customer for over 40 years. I have recently pruchased a new riding mower, which in turn I had to purchase a grass catcher bag. It turned out that the hardware for the grass catcher was defective and I was told a technician would have to come to the house to repair the problem. The appointment was set for June 14 between 8:00 A.M. and 12:00 P.M.. No one showed and no one called. I called twice and was told someone would get back to me but nobody did. I called a third time at about 4:30 and was told the truck broke down.

Now I have waited all day, cancelled a doctors appointment and now at 4:30 i am told the Sears truck broke down and I will have to re-schedule. Someone should have called me to let me know what was happening. They didn’t know the first 2 times that I called that the truck was broke down? Now I have to wait another week to to get my problem fixed. I don’t think so. I canceled the appointment and fixed the problem myself.

This is the worst customer service that I have ever experienced. If I am not here for a scheduled appointment you charge me. What can I do if you don’t show up? I should of been informed of the problem alot sooner than I was. I wanted to let you know what happened so that maybe the next time the truck breaks down someone will let the Sears customer know what is going on so their day won’t be ruined like mine was waiting all day for no one to show up. MY E-MAIL is boatclubrich [at] aol.com

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I recently ordered 4 major appliances for the kitchen in my rental unit in Maui. At the time of order I informed the sales clerk that the refrigerator would have to be lifted over a small kithen counter in order to fit into place. I was told that was no problem and it was specifically noted on the sales slip. When the independent movers arrived, they made it clear that they were unlable to put the refrigerator in and even balked at removing the range door for easy install. After much hassling, I signed a waver and they did agree to take the doors off of both appliances and did easily put the range in place.

However, they still would not move the refrigerator and did not even stop to take the packing out of the range or level it to counter height. Later in the day another installer arrived to put in the microwave dishwasher. He was very helpful and would have moved the refrig into place if he had another person. He told me that he would come back the next day with another installer and see that the refrig got into place. I spent the entire next day dealing with this issue, calling Sears several times to inquire as to why noone had arrived. This was extremelyl important to me since the rental unit was booked for 5 nights beginning the following day.

The day ended with no refrigerator in place simply because Sears never contacted the installer to give him the order to do the job. He was in the area all day waiting approval from the manager at the Kahului, Maui store. The refrigerator was finally put into place late the next day and Sears did finally offer to give me $100 off. I was very disappointed that the manager never even said he was sorry for the inconvenience. My condo rents for over $200 dollars a day and the entire rental was lost. I have purchased many appliances from Sears over the past 40 years but I will be very hesitant to do so in the future.

Sincerely,

Carole A Havens

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To Sears CUSTOMER SERVICE DEPARTMENT. How long does it take to get service from your service department? There is no truth to your advertisement, for it really takes a long time. Case in point: the ordeal that has become to service my dishwasher. Let establish first the time line. On May 16th we place the first call and got an appointment for May 21th. The technician came and left, we were home but he reported that “no one was home”. Did he come to my door??? We called back on the 23th to re-schedule; got an appointment for the 26th. But nobody came because there were no available technicians on that day.

We called back on the 27th and got an appointment for June 4th. The Sears technician came but did not finish the job, he needed a part, and had to re-schedule for June 8th; on that day he could not finish his route because he was late receiving the part he needed. We called on June 11th to acknowledge receiving the part and an appointment was made for June 14th. On that date the technician passed by to say he was coming back on the 17th to replace the part. But nobody came. When we called they told us that we were not scheduled for an appointment on the 17th and that the next available appointment would be on the 21st.

Among the many excuses I have heard over the phone is “a dishwasher is not emergency equipment”. But I beg to differ: in a household with 5 adults, 4 kids and a dog, dishwashing is a full time job. Maybe you have good intentions, but the road to hell is paved with them. The department in charge of providing service is not well managed and promises get broken left and right. This I learned by checking on the internet; there I found the complaints from other consumers about shoddy merchandise. A product sold by Sears was well made; the service was seldom needed when the item was new.

But the new trend of having all products made in China, or any place where cheap labor is available, with parts made anywhere else, produces gleaming sub-standard products that break often. Then you sub-contract the service which creates a communication chain that often gets broken. I probably have a claim number, but I didn’t get one. You can.

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has owned tractor less than 2 years and has purchased extended warranty just had service tech there yesterday and he says whats wrong is not covered which is the steering gears are junk among other problems such as parts falling off the mower every time he mows what good is warrantys if company thats supposed to be as good as sears wont stand behind them ? we have alot of reiatives and family that supported sears products unless this gets fixed sears just lost alot of business for sure lost mine now i am the son of this customer and i am very upset your products and warrantys are not worth nothing if you dont make good on your word

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Sears is the national leader in the warranty run around. They have 1 800 numbers to more incompetent people than the government. Their products are getting worse and worse and the warranties are a joke, they say they cant find it or they just don’t cover the basics. Sears used to stand for quallity but now is just a space filler in your local mall. If you are wise you will not buy their products they may look good on the outside but the service on them is despicable. Their only chance for survival is that the elderly will still buy because they remember what SEARS used to stand for. Where quality once stood you now have a shadow of a former giant.

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We purchased the LG brand front load washer/dryer from Sear 2 years ago, at the suggestion of the Sears sale staff (I find that although LG appliances are crap, they get a higher margin). This dryer is a real piece of work and has now been making a load bumping noise for over 2 months. Even after the service guy finally showed up, he had to order parts, then return back to replace them (maybe??). It still makes the noise. He says it could be something else. Sears repair scheduled him again and then he cancelled.

It is 120 miles one way to the store, but we cannot even take the appliance in because they don’t work on them there. All of the repair guys are contractors. Bottom line here: don’t buy stuff from Sears and don’t buy LG stuff from anyone.

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I am writing you today regarding a dent in the side of our newly purchased refrigerator. On 5/31/2011 we purchased a new refrigerator including a three year contract totaling $744.55. Fortunately, you were able to deliver the unit today 6/01/2011 which we were very grateful. We explained we needed it immediately because we had all our food on ice to preserve until the unit was delivered today. However, the delivery man pointed out that there was a dent in the left side of the refrigerator.

We had no choice but to accept the unit because of the food to go bad and my wife said since the damage was cosmetic only she would live with the dent. The delivery people were excellent and called their firm to report the dent. The company offered a gift slip. While this is very nice of them we are not really interested in a gift slip we explained we expect some compensation for living with the dent. They informed us to contact them. The damage obviously was not due to anything the delivery company did. You could see the damage on the box itself.

I called your white marsh Md store to speak with Chris who we purchased the unit from yesterday. However, Chris was off today. So, someone named Sean asked to help. I explained the situation to him and he began to tell me that my options are to return and refund or get a replacement. We do not want a refund, we do not intend to go through moving everything in the house including removing doors etc. What should be done is a credit to compensate for the cosmetic damage rather than cause us more grief waiting and transferring everything once again.

I told Sean that I would write to someone that will hopefully listen and be a bit more understanding. I explained to him that we simply asking for a reasonable credit back to our charge taking into consideration the dent. He was obviously unable to help and suggested he start a transfer to this dept and that dept obviously just trying to pass us off.

Sincerely,
Mr. Davis

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On January 28, 2011 I paid Sears $413.51 to fix my refrigerator-freezer and I thought they fixed it. On that day I thought they fixed it so I bought a Pretection Agreement from the tech. Months later it started doing the same thing. Not freezing. I called them back out and instead of checking the board that they had replaced in Jan. the tech said that was not the problem and fixed something else. Well instead of Sears refunding me the money for the first visit they know I bought the protection so they just send another tech out. Now here it is June 2, 2011 and the problem with my GE Refrigerator is back again.

Still not freezing. Today when I called Sears customer care they said tough luck. The customer care guy was rude, act like he did not give a care about the complaint. I have always bought my appliances from sears but not anymore.

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TO: Louis J. D’Ambosio, CEO of Sears, and to all Sears Customers. I recently purchased a washer and dryer on Memorial Day, 2011. The Washer was to be delivered on June 1 between the hours of 3-5 pm. My son used his phone number when he purchased the washer as a gift for me. I purchased a dryer the next day and it could not be delivered until June 14!
On June 1, I was home all day and had laryngitis.My son called and said the del. would be one hour late.At 7:30pm there was a no show so I called sears delivery (Took 25 minutes on hold) and was told I was next on the list for del.

I gave them my home phone number and asked them to call me with questions or updates. They said OK. My son had given them detailed directions to my home since the GPS might not find it. At 9pm I called again (30 minutes on hold) spoke to an agent who said they tried to call and left a message with my son. I asked to speak with the manager (25 minutes on hold), and he told me the same thing. I told them their del. men were lying. I have caller ID and there were no calls made to me or my son and no messages were left.

They instead rescheduled the delivery for June 4th. I was very upset and asked them to send my dryer at the same time to work with me and they said they couldn’t change anything. Mr. D’Ambrosio I also called your top delivery center (800-479-6351)and spoke with “Charles” who was unable to make any chnages or help this situation. He told me he took the word of his del. men over me. I was livid. He made things much worse. My son did get a call at his work from an unknown number and when he answered they hung up. A delivery company that wants to leave a delivery doesn’t call with a blocked number and not leave a message.

There are too many red flags with the Sears organization. My son is very disappointed but I receive his and Marys blessing to gift this to me. In all do respect to the salesmen who tried to help I thank Frank and Robert at the Ohio Valley Mall. Tried to give feedback for them on your website, but the website is messed up and it seems impossible to give positive feedback for them. Another red flag. I have cancelled both orders with Sears. After reading complaints on hissing kitty, I have found Sears no longer to be a reputable and honorable place to do business.

I plan to go to a local appliance dealer who is dependable and trustworthy. I plan to replace my kitchen appliances there too. I have spent enough time with Sears. I will be cancelling my charge as well.

Sincerely a dissatisfied and disappointed longtime customer.

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I have learned my final lesson with Sears. Last winter, a stove delivery arrived at 5:15 pm after being quoted a delivery time between 1:00 and 5:00. Foolish me. After sitting around for four hours waiting, it took them another hour to do the install. The two men were filthy and unprofessional. I can’t believe that Sears subcontracts with such low quality installers. I guess they make more money by giving their customers terrible service and cutting corners with installers. More recently, my washer broke and I called Sears repair services.

At the first appointment, the technician ordered parts and pre-charged me for future work. I was charged $468.35 that day and since it appeared on my bank statement right away, it was clear that Sears wasted no time collecting their money. At the second appointment, the technician only used one of the parts and issued me a credit of $184.88 on 4/7/11, however, I have not seen this credit on my bank statement. Where is my credit? Despite five emails to Sears in the last four weeks, NO ONE has bothered to respond. Does Sears think they can just keep this money?

Isn’t that theft? I am completely disgusted with Sears and will tell anyone who will listen, they should not buy from Sears. Be warned!

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I was scheduled on June l, 2011 to have the icemaker on my refrigerator repaired from Sears. My husband gave the service department detailed numbers of the parts we would need so the technician would have them on hand. They called us saying the appointment time would be from 8:00A.M. to 12:00 P.M. At noon they called us again saying they would be later in the day due to a problem. Well at 5:30 my husband called Sears and the dispatcher rescheduled us for Monday June 6th. I complained saying we took the time to stay home all day for this and they should schedule us for the following day.

Why do we have to wait until the following week for a changed appointment done by the technician and not us. I don’t understand this. Besides the dispatcher just hummed and had no answers. She also stated that the tech needed to look at the refrigerator first before getting the parts which will put off getting refrigerator fixed another week or two. This is wrong. Sears please look into this type of situation and make new changes. We have always bought our appliances through Sears but this may change.

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Or so I thought!!!! Sears has got to be the absolute worst company I have ever dealt with. You have to be a sucker to buy an extended warranty from them. I bought 2 trimmers with extended warranties. One of them started to wobble underneath so I took it in to a Sears Store and showed them the problem. The unit is about 3 years old and the store said that they would fix it under the warranty and I would have it back in about 2 weeks. I HAVE SPENT OVER SIX (6)
HOURS ON THE PHONE WITH AS MANY AS 2 DOZEN SEARS SUPERVISORS ABOUT WHAT HAS HAPPENED.

TO MAKE A LONG STORY SHORT, the repair center called me on May 11th and some girl told me that they would not honor the warranty because the oil was dirty!!!!!! Then I was told it was because the carburator was bad. Then I was told they would not fix it because it was not under warranty. Well, 2 weeks ago Thursday I finally got hold of a Sears supervisor named Jeffrey Brown who said he was going to fix the situation and have it repaired and of course never called me back. They wanted $210.50 to fix my machine. The trimmer came back to the store today (not repaired).

The oil in the machine is as clean as can be. My friend took apart the shaft (spindle) and it only required a little round piece to be put back and now it works fine. How dare Sears treat a customer with so little respect. My wife and I own 3 homes and have about 7 sears appliances in them. When they break I will go to Loe’s or Home Depot or anywhere but never again to Sears. If you are smart you won’t either.

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Almost two months ago we bought 4 appliances from Sears. Kenmore, Oven, Dishwasher, Microwave and Fridge. All four arrived but the Fridge had a dent in the side of the freezer. We asked for a new one. It arrived appro. 7 days later same Kenmore name but not the same Fridge. Different style. This one had grey side’s. The appliances are Stainless Steel and Black, so it did not match the kitchen which is dark brown. Not to mention the fridge door did not match up with the freezer door. The seal around the Fridge door was crushed in. Pointed this out to deliver person who called someone who offered us $150.00 off if we keep this fridge.

No, so again waiting for new fridge a week or so it arrived. A Kenmore but different style, this fridge opened on the wrong side! Unable to change sides, another new fridge was on it’s way. Fridge number 4!! The seal on the freezer door crushed and the doors do not line up. And the handles are white!!! Not black or stainless steel like we agreed too! Now with being hung up on three times. 1-800 number telling us we “the Techs” have to review the fridge! Store Manager hanging up and refusing to give the number for customer service. Sears!? Do we have a fridge…..???

After all it’s paid for! We don’t want a repaired fridge, we want the new fridge we paid for!

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Today, 28 May 2011, I ordered a part by calling the SEARS parts line. The part was $60, + TAX and Shipping. A total of about $79. Within 15 minutes of placing the order, I realized my pressure tank had a stuck valve, not a faulty bladder. I called SEARS to cancel the order and was told they have already ordered the part and can not cancel my order. GOOD FOR SEARS!!! NOT!! I have made my last purches from SEARS. Good Luck to SEARS. Losing dedicated customers in the time of the GREAT RECESSION. Can’t believe you can’t cancel an order from SEARS right after you purchased it, or at least change it!

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Purchase a new craftsman tiller and it stopped working after a few hrs of work. I calaled Sears and they assigned to a tech. The tech preordered the part which arrived at my home 4 days later, The tech scheduled appt 6 days after the parts arrived. The tech told me the part was incoorrect and his parts catalog and Sears data base did not match and he would reorder correct part. The second parts arrived 6 days later and the tech 7 days after the parts was delivered. Needless to say the parts were wrong once again. Sears created a urgent case worked after the first parts arrived and she has not called or comminicated twith me as of yet.

Today, may 26th I called Sears for an update and they have no status and said for me to wait longer. I cannot beleive the poor customer service that Sears offer and will never purchase any other items from them. Hopefully, I will have the opportunity to share my story with a potential customer and help them make a better decision.

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I purchased an appliance (oven) from Sears, which was not in stock. So delivery was delayed. After recently reporting a problem, the Sears warranty department calculated the warranty date as of the purchase date even though the delivery date was 6 weeks later. After explaining this to the Sears people, they refused to honor the warranty and a supervisor did not call me back. I was put on supervisor hold for many minutes (more than 15 and then hung up.) The Kenmore appliances generally get good reviews, but their warranty people are really discourteous and not accommodating. If warranty service is part of your purchase decision, be advised that Sears is not consumer friendly. Lou W.

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I went to repair the rear tire components of my Honda car on March at Sears auto repair. They gave me an estimate of $435. I told them why I did not do it in the dealer’s Honda. Sears stated that it was cheaper at Sears because the parts are not the original. I was scheduling the time to bring the car to Sears and then they change the quoted price to $1,000 for the same repairs to my Honda. I am really mad to this. If it is in this way now, then I go to the dealers for my Honda auto repair.

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I purchased a refrigerator on February 13, 2011. It was delivered by professional personnel and I was delighted. The refrigerator, however, had a serious problem. Every time I closed the main refrigerator door, the freezer door would stand ajar. I always had to physically make the effort to close the top freezer part. After several times of finding the top door standing ajar, since I had forgotten to expressly close it, I decided I din’t need to lie awake at night hoping I had remembered to ensure the freezer door was closed. I complained and a technician came to tell me there was nothing that could be done about the problem.

I asked that the refrigerator be taken back be Sears. I had to make an express trip to the store where a clerk stood waiting for a long time to make the appointment for the warehouse to come pick it up. Why that could not be processed by phone, is a mystery to me. The appliance was not picked up on the date as promised. I had meanwhile bought a different fridge from another place of business and needed the Sears appliance to be picked up. Another trip to the store since nothing was seemingly possible by phone.

The fridge was picked up on March 22. When by April 20th, I still had not been refunded, I placed another frustrated call to Sears. Days later, I called again to find out that the warehouse had not processed my refund but that it would be attended to in 7-10 business days. It is now May 13 and I have still not been refunded.

Somebody HELP! It appears that the Raleigh, NC warehouse is extremely inefficient and meanwhile my credit card wants payment for a refrigerator that I don’t own.

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On May 4, my husband called the Sears number in the telephone book. He was transferred all over the U.S. and I heard him repeating “repair department” many, many times over his 30 minute conversations with whomever. I picked up the phone when he said he could not understand what the person was saying. I could not understand her either. He hung up. Our of his 30 minutes on the telephone he did not receive one piece of useful information. I dialed 928-777-7700. I talked to someone in Texas who said that they answer when the local store doesn’t.

She transferred me to another center instead of the local store like she said she was going to. This man was a robot, could not think for himself, had to follow his script given to him by? Sears? One of these “helpful” people said that we did not have to make an appointment … just take the lawn mower in to them. Finally I looked Sears up on the Internet and found 928-777-7751 which got me to the local store. She told me that they did not have a repair dept. Duh! Left hand not knowing what the right hand does? She offered to give me the 800# for Phoenix repair.

Now, I am NOT driving two hours to take my lawn mower in for repair. Sears has serious damage control to do with their telephone service.

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Here’s my recent frustrating experience with Sucky Sears! I purchased a Samsung dishwasher. During the install, a complete moron installer, pushed it under the counter with his knee, and dented the face of the dishwasher. My wife watched the entire procedure, and when she brought it up to the installer, he actually denied it, and said it was freight damage. He also broke the lower corner of my kitchen cabinet, next to the dishwasher, but that’s another adventure! So, we then contacted the 800 numbers to talk to repairs, and had to schedule a Sears’s repair tech. to come out and evaluate the damage.

The new Sears repair tech. confirmed he had to order a new exterior door skin. We waited three months to receive the new Samsung part, it was back ordered. You’ll love this! when the back ordered piece showed up, it was the interior door insulation! not the door exterior skin, we waited three months for the wrong part. I again called the 800 number, they said he ordered the incorrect part number, they supposedly re-ordered the correct part, three weeks later it showed up. The delivered part was the interior door insulation, again.

I again called and actually reached a competent and nice operator. She went ahead and ordered me a complete new Samsung dishwasher, she understood the moronic Sucky Sears process, and stated this would be the best way to correct the item. The new Samsung dishwasher was delivered and installed by a new install company, as I request to not have the previous moron installer back to my house. These guys weren’t half bad, but the new dishwasher had a bad door gasket flange, that kept catching the lower dish rack wheels. Within a couple of weeks the roller on the rack had broken off, and didn’t roll.

We again contacted Sucky Sears idiotic 800-repair number, and scheduled a repairman to visit and tell us what we already know. He came out, figured it out and ordered the new parts. When the parts showed up, I contacted the 800 4my-home to let them know the parts had arrived and schedule the repair tech. to come out and perform the repair work. They scheduled it for Tues. 4/27/11 between 1-5:PM. I took off work and to home wait, by 3:PM no one showed or called, so I called the 800-4my-home, the operator said he would contact the Sucky Sears repair tech. and have him call me. By 4:PM no call from the tech. I called the 800-4my-home again, and got the same response. Again, I patiently waited for the Sucky Sears repair tech. to call me.

By 4:30 PM no phone call, I again called back, by now I’m thinking they’ve been lying to me! I phoned back and reached an almost complete moronic operator, who stated the Sucky Sears, moron tech. would not be coming! As I proceeded to get very angry, because I missed work for no reason, and explained how Suck Sears operates, really SUCKS! She proceeded to lie to me and explained the Sucky Sears dispatcher contacted my wife and my wife said it was OK, and we would re-schedule! My wife is a schoolteacher and is hard to get a hold of, unless it’s me, her loving husband. Anyway, my wife would have called me and let me know! So, needless to say, I had to reschedule. Sucky Sears has reached a new low; they now actually blatantly lie to you!

I find it really weak, they use the consumer to receive the shipped parts, inspect the repair parts for damage, storage of the components and then throw out the left over cardboard and packing material. The Sucky Sears warranty discloser and information don’t tell that!

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Here is a copy of the complaint I sent to the Attorney General of the State of Maine…

Dear Sir or Madame, My wife and I live on Frenchboro, an island in Hancock County. We recently purchased a chest freezer from the Sears store in Bangor. Even though there was a free delivery included with the price we used our pick-up truck to bring it home on the State ferry. We specifically asked the person who sold us the freezer and the optional extended warranty if Sears would repair the freezer if needed even though we live on an island with only 3 day a week ferry service. He told us in no uncertain terms that they would come out and fix it if needed.

As soon as we unpacked it we saw that the top of the freezer had been crushed. My wife called the Sears toll free repair number at least 10 times and spoke with a lot of different people, was hung up on, and finally after about 6 weeks we were told that since it was still it it’s initial 90 period it had to be rectified by the store where we bought it. We have tried to contact the store manager but after a few calls we have only been able to speak with some one in the appliance department. Today I spoke with someone named Rob who tried to help and he repeatedly tried to give me back the money we paid for the extended warranty but would not fix our freezer.

He said they would replace it but since my wife and I are retired and in our fifties we have consistently told people we do not want to return the freezer as we would have to take it on the ferry and stay overnight and then bring the new one back and we would not have any place to put the freezer full of food we have. Robb admitted that their employee told us the wrong thing but they will not fix it for us. He eventually hung up on me with no resolution except an offer for $100 which is unacceptable. If you can please help us get our freezer fixed we would appreciate it, thank you for your help.

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I would love to go into the details of the experience I have had in which both my wife and I have been lied to, hung up on and disrespected, not to mention the inordinate amount of time being placed on hold. As I write this letter I have been on hold for almost an hour. I will leave it to you to look into the matter by looking at the case number as well the notes associated with my phone number. The person who hung up on my wife is Judson operator # 60805.

To keep it brief, I was initially informed by the tech who was at my house on April 26th that the part would be in on Thursday, only to receive a call that next day that the part wasn’t ordered, to being told it would be there yet again on Thursday, however when the tech showed up today April 29th the part still wasn’t there, to having the part show up around 2:30 PM on April 29th. Now when I call to reschedule service I am told nothing available until May 6th a week later.

Go to this site for phone number and address to the Sears CEO, CFO and Senior VP.

 

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I have a Craftman lawn mower that I brought from Sears. I called the 1-800 number on the Craftmans owners manual so that I could have my mower serviced since it had been a couple of years since if had been serviced. The lady quoted me a price of $89 because they were having a special. I told her to go ahead and make the appointment. When the guy came out to service the mower he quoted me $180. So I called the service department as well as the customer solution department after being hung up on and transfered all over the world. They told me that there was nothing that they could do and that I had to pay the price that the techinican was charging me and not the price that the service department quoted me.

They could not explain to me why I was being charged two different prices. Nor were they trying to work something out with me because of the two different prices. I explained to them that I had the $89 that the service department quoted me but I could not afford an additional $80 that I was being charged. And if she had first quoted me $180 I would not have made the appointment because I know that I could not afford that. These people were unprofessional and could not provide me with any explanation or solution. They could have cared less because they were not in the situation.

I fell that everone needs to be on the same page when the are provinding information to customers. They wanted me to wait four days while they were to view the information and get back to me but the techinican could not wait four day to get his additional $80. And thats not saying that they would have really viewed the information and gotten back with me. Sears has lost me as a customer. I will never step foot into another one of their stores because of there non caring attitudes. They will never service my mower again. And I will put the word out for anyone who is considering Sears for anything.

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I have had maintenance agreement with Sears for many years (5+) and the service is getting worst every year. My freezer is failing for third time this year. Every time I call Sears, they tell me it will take at least 7 or 8 days before a tech can come out. In the meantime, all my food goes bad and Sears will only replace the food the first time ($250). I have lost over $800 worth of food already (I have a full size upright freezer). The freezer was fixed the first week of March and it’s broken again (April). I tried to schedule online (not successful), tried chat (it hangs) and called 800 number.

The first time they told me to call back next day since they don’t deal with service agreements. I call back the next day. When I call back, they tell me to call back the next day again so a tech can talk to me on the phone. And the earliest appointment they could make is a week from today – so all my food in the freezer will be spoiled once again.

—– My advice — DO NOT BUY Sears Service Agreement —–

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See what they did to me. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WpBJYlTPIsY In 2002, I had 25-year roof shingles and ventilation installed by Sears Home Central in Ottawa. The day following the installation, I contacted Sears expressing my concerns about the location of the Maxi Vent they had installed. The salesman came to see and insisted the ventilation was fine. In the summer of 2009 I noticed the shingles are cooked, curling, breaking and leaking. I get huge ice dams in the winter, causing water to back up and drip inside.

Cause: Their own representative finally came to inspect it in July 09 and told me that the ventilation they installed was done incorrectly, causing excessive heat buildup in the attic, and it is Sears’ responsibility. He also said that they would fix the ventilation and reshingle the roof at no cost to me. Since then, all I get is runaround, excuses, gobbledegook and outright lies from the local Installation Manager in Ottawa and from Customer Service. Be warned. If you need any work done, find another contractor than Sears.

Update— I had the whole job redone at my expense in April 2010. The latest BBB report on Sears at the time.

BBB Rating April 17, 2010

Based on BBB files, this business has a BBB Rating of F on a scale from A+ to F. Reasons for this rating include. 669 complaints filed against business in the last 36 months. 11 complaints filed against business that were not resolved. Failure to respond to one complaint filed against business. One serious complaint filed against business.

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I purchased this washer in may of 2007 I had sears out to fix the same problem 6 times they are scheduled to come out and fix it again on the 21st of April for the same problem.  I have demanded that sears replace this washer as they cannot fix the issue.  It keeps eating my clothes and plugging the pump. The last time the service man was out to fix it he informed me that I should use a laundry bag to keep this from happening again.  I have been using this laundry bag since the last time my washer plugged, however it became clogged again after only 6days of use and i was using the laundry bag as requested.

I am not happy with this purchase and I feel that I have been taken avantage of.  If this problem is not resovled soon, I will be letting all my friends and family what a rip off this Kenmore appliance is.  i will never ever purchase another Kenmore product due to the problems I have had with this particular washer.  I am requesting that I receive a new washer withing the next two weeks.  I will be contacting the consumer industry with my complaints until I do get this resolved to my satisfaction

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Dear Sears Corporation, We ordered a washer and dryer from you almost 3 weeks ago. The sales guy put our delivery off 2 weeks without much reason why, saying it would take that long to get the washer. The day before we were supposed to get them delivered (2 weeks later) the warehouse called us and said we would be getting our dryer in the morning. Confused we asked about the washer was and we were told that they never ordered it. Upon hearing this we went in to Sears the next day to figure it out. Come to find out that they since discontinued that washer, they said that the best that they could do for us was sell us the floor model for 10% off.

I think that this is unacceptable, it was not in perfect condition. It was dirty and scratched up, but we decided to take it because we didn’t think we had any other options, and they promised us that when it was delivered it would look new. They said they would clean it and touch up the scratches with paint. We were excited again to get it, really happy to have figured it out since our washer and dryer had been broken for 2 weeks and we have dirty laundry everywhere. We have been hand washing and laying out to dry the important clothes since we figured it would only be 2 weeks.

So then they called this morning to say they were delivering our washer today…no dryer. Which was very frustrating because our sales guy promised that everything was handled this time. They told me they were going to have to reschedule our delivery. So after sitting on hold and arguing with them they finally got my dryer on that shipment to be delivered today. Then when they got here and the washer is filthy, covered with tape and dust and the scratch they said they would touch up with paint they didn’t…then they were supposed to haul away the old ones, but had no room in their truck so they are now sitting in our driveway…

I am very disappointed in the condition of our washer and the customer service we have received from Sears and annoyed with the fact that on our first home purchase in our adult lives we splurged on a nice set and it looks the way it does and were treated poorly. We are living in an outdated house and in the future will be needing all new appliances, and I just don’t know how we could possibly go to Sears again because of the terrible service we received. I know that a $900 set is not the biggest sale that our salesman could have gotten that day, but he handled it as though we didn’t matter and that we should just be okay with simply adequate service because we were getting a deal on the set.

$900 is a ton of money to us even if it isn’t to him or you. It is a paycheck and a half for our household, so we would expect better from Sears. I am so sad that what I was excited about 2 weeks ago is not making me regret our whole decision…we should have just bought a used set, which is what we would have done had we known that we were going to have to deal with all of this. Aren’t you supposed to be excited about a big new purchase? Especially your first one as a married couple? I am so disappointed with everything; thinking about it brings me to tears.

Sincerely,

Rebecca Johnston

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I ordered a Sears YT 4000 Yard Tractor. Delivery was at the end of the 2-4pm window and that was ok. The delivery person was given a Ford truck which had real bad transmission slipping. My driveway is long and uphill. The half ton Sears truck barely made it with my guidance help and many tries to keep tranny from slipping. The tractor was strapped to the bed of truck and he had two ramps to guide it off bed. There was no way he was going to do this by himself. Both myself and my wife helped him roll it off the truck with substandard ramps. After all that, he found that the keys were missing in packet.

He said he would bring them back to me on his way home after work. The poor guy was in no way able to remove that heavy piece of equipment safely and Sears management should be at fault for the lousy service I received. I’ve bought from Sears for years and has been my preference. My last two sales (Stoneridge in Pleasanto, CA and Jackson CA) were far less than satisfactory. Again, delivery person was fine, but as much a victim to unsatisfactory management as I was. Makes me retthink about future sales at Sears.

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On April 11,2011 I had a Sears Maytag washer delivered to my home and one of the men carelessly pushed my washer into the laundry without using the dolly. He put several dents in my washer. The I was told by him that he couldn’t get the hoses to the old washer off/and for me to get the maintenance my at my apt complex to change the hoses. Our maintenance do not change washer hoses in apt. He the hooked up the hot to the cold and the cold to the hot. He did not test to see if the washer was working correcting.

I found this out when I ran a cyslt to get the debree out of the washer tub. I made 3 phone calls to schedule someone to come out and correct the problem. They couldn’t find me in the system neither time. I then had my ex-hysband and sister call Sears to try to schedule someone to come out. Once again I was not found in the system. I am not happy at all with Sears. If I had not given my old washer await, I would have the new reuturned, if I could get a delivery person to ever pick it up.

I will never do business with Sears again, and I’m cancelling the 3 yt service contract I purchased. A very unhappy former Sears customer.

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I ordered a mattress in February 2011 from Sears. It did not arrive, when I called they said it must have been lost and they reordered it. It finally arrive in April 2011. However, I was sent two mattresses. The men who delivered the mattress refused to bring it in the house (i am 70 years of age) and the catalog specifically said they would bring it in and place it where I needed it. So they told me they could leave it on my porch or anywhere they wanted. They were not obligated to actually deliver it. Now I have received a bill for two mattresses from Sears (I returned the second one with the drivers). So fed up with this.

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I had an appointment scheduled from 7-9am. Someone finally showed up at 11:30 when I was no longer home and he left. Then he came back alone four hours later, even though I had told them that two people were needed to take down and lift back up the stacked dryer. The bottom line was that we had to reschedule for a week later. Then Sears told me on the phone that my appointment was not for 7-9 and that there was no note about two people needed. They wasted many hours of my time and the tech’s time. This has to be the worst communication system I’ve seen. The Sears techs are good but the company is too big and centralized and one person doesn’t communicate with the other. Lots of wasted time and frustration before they do the job.

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i made a purchase online for a jump station from sears. got an email stating item arrived at requested store. took off work (overtime $36.00 + an hour) to drive to a store over 38 miles from my job to pick up item desperately needed. after an extended amount of time,i was told i must have misread my email. unsure, i left, went to autozone and purchased similar item because i couldn’t wait any longer. went home, reread my email from sears stating my order was indeed at the sears store i just left. called store and sales attendant stated that indeed my order was there.

really upset i then called a 1-800 # and cancelled my order. supposedly my sears gift card was supposed to be reimbursed within 24-48 hours, still shows no such action. now you have an EXTREMELY PISSED OFF customer that has been loyal to sears for many many years. my last 3 ventures with sears (2 online) have been bad experiances. please give me my money back, don’t lose a dedicated customer and please try to get back to your old dependable ways. disgruntled but still trying to be a faithful customer, Tim Jones

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Non-deliverly top of the range Microwave from Sears. I order a top of the range Microwave on 3/20/2011. I schedule installed and delivery to be on $/9/2011 I found out that, I was going to be home on 4/4/2011 until 3:00pm and call on 3/30/2011 to change the date to 4/4/2011. It has to be done by 3:00pm they said they will tell the Sears tech that. Ok got a call from the tech the night before the install this was on 4/3/2011 at 8:45 which was kinda late for for me I was already asleep and He said I will be there between 1:00pm to 3:00pm I said un ok . I was going to see if they show up on time or before 2:00 this time.

The next day he did not show up within his window time so I call back at the number I got the call from and told him who I was and he had no clue who I was he said hold on a minute I could hear him wrestle with the papers . then he said I had you down for 3:00pm I told no you said 1:00pm to 3:00pm than he said we are behind so it going to be after 3:00pm I told him to cancel it because I will not be home. He said ok and that was the end of the call. I call sears installation dept to complain and reschedule it for 4/09/2011 and want it done before 3:00pm She told me she will make a note of it and tell the techs that or if they can’t get there before 3:00pm give them a call back .

At this time I already had it with sears but was willing to give them the chance to come through. Ok its 4/8/2011 at 8:50pm I get a call from the techs they said we have you schedule for 2:00 pm to 6:00pm my Husband told no that not what we agree on the tech was like um we have the papers that said from 2:00pm to 6:00pm so my husband says ok but I am not happy with the window time the tech say good night and hung up. On 4/9/2011 they show up 5:30pm with their tools and didn’t not see a box of a over the top range microwave. Didn’t say nothing just waited to see what the techs were going to do. They go to the kitchen where me and my husband had taken the vent-a-hood down and pull out the stove for them.

They ask where the microwave is? I was like WHAT?!?!? You got to be kidding me. I told my husband it’s your turn to deal with this. He asked them where is the Microwave they said you are supposed to have it. My husband said no it was a delivery and install. They said will our papers said to install no deliver here. My husband said can you find out where it is they said YOU HAVE TO CALL SEARS ABOUT IT. At this point I am really pissed and want to cancel the whole thing. My husband got on the phone try to call the installation dept guess what they are having tech problems their system crash which I find hard to believe because they should had other data center that could pick up the calls

So we got nowhere that evening. Waited the next morning and call the direct line and spoke with a manager of some sort she said they could not do anything until Monday morning4/11/2011 My husband being a computer guy he knows how the system works and told you got two hours to come up with a tech and she said ok give me your number and I will call you back. My husband said you got two hours. She calls back and says she can’t get anyone and they are they are still having system problems my husband said that it cancel the order and give up our money back. She got quiet and barely hear her try to tell us that we are inconvinces them I said what about our inconvinces you cause us.

Told her to send up a confirming e-mail that the order has been cancelled and she want to put up with the cancelation dept My husband said I done talking to people you do its your job to take care of it that was the end of the call. While later on of the day we get a call from tech saying he will be here between 9:00am to 11:00am I was like WHAT?!?!? So my husband calls him back and said who told you to come out here. He says I got a call from my office that you wanted a microwave installed. My Husband said No we cancel the order earlier of the day after all the BS sears cause us.

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My diswasher broke (loud noise, smell, hot, no water) on March 31. Called Sears for service on April 1, and they agreed to come out and so we scheduled repair for April 8th (1-5pm). Was called at 1pm on that day all for them to tell me that there was no available technician, reschedule for April 19th. Not even able to talk to a supervisor at Sears. Just gave me a huge run around and no solutions to fix the problem. I am not buying any more sears appliances if I can help it and will tell friends to do the same. I hope Sears gets the message. They are a dishonest and unreliable company, and can’t stay in business working this way.

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I purchased a refrigerator on 4/3/2011 with the understanding that 1) it was in stock 2) I would receive a call the night before Friday, April 8th and 3). it would be delivered on Saturday, April 9th. None of this happened. No one called me, so I called Sears and was told that I was not scheduled for delivery. Finally, after numerous calls to the large appliance department at Sears, I was told that the item was no longer available. NO CALL, not even to tell me what had transpired??? If I had not taken the initiative, this situation would not have come to light. This is the way you do business??? The salesclerk at Sears was very helpful.

I don’t blame her. She found a refrigerator similar to the one I originally purchased. I do blame your customer service department, warehouse and your delivery service dept. As it stands now, I have to go to Sears on Saturday, to pick up a new receipt. Hopefully, the refrigerator will be delivered on Sunday, April 10th. Now I understand why Sears’ stock value has decreased. I am telling all my friends about my experience and will urge them to think twice before ordering anything from Sears.

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WE bought new frig n stove at sears and the seal broke n the stove window 11 months after we bought it. right around thanksgiving. I had a house full of company, because i live in Florida. I didn’t call to get it fixed till end of holidays, which put me one month over my one year warranty, so they refused to come look at it even though i told them it broke seal before warranty was up. and now turkey grease is between the glass and looks like crap when people walk through my brand new kitchen. shame on you sears. that’s an easy fix and you know that it was faulty. Your stove looks like crap and so do you. never again will any of my three houses carry sears Kenmore or anything else in sears stores.

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