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Old 08-04-2011, 09:50 PM   #1
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Touchless Car Wash Waste of $$$$

I went to a touchless carwash for the first time b/c I was lazy and didn't want to detail it myself. Recent summer rains left my truck pretty damn dirty.

First it wouldn't read either of my credit cards, so I scrounged up $6 in change and put it in the machine.

IT LOOKS LIKE THE FREAKING THING DIDN'T EVEN WASH MY TRUCK. The windows and body still have a layer of dirt.

Wtv, I go home, check my bank account and the FREAKING CAR WASH MACHINE CHARGED MY CARD EACH TIME I SWIPED IT EVEN THOUGH IT SAID IT DID NOT READ. So now I'm out $24, not just the $6 for the crappy car wash.

Since the place is automated, I can't call anyone to dispute it. Also, it doesn't have a website either so no customer service center.

I'm gonna try and call my bank in the morning to see what can be done.

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Old 08-04-2011, 09:52 PM   #2
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Lesson learned. I always hand wash mine.
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Old 08-04-2011, 09:53 PM   #3
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An account hold for the money and an actual charge are two different things. I bet only one hold goes through.
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Old 08-04-2011, 09:54 PM   #4
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this is funny...you pay one way or another.
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Old 08-04-2011, 09:55 PM   #5
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If they go through [the charges] file a Reg E Debit Card Claim with your bank. You lawfully have the right to be protected from such incidents.
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i hate touchless car washes too..terrible luck with them in the past..never again
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