Jiffy Lube screwed me over!
Jiffy Lube cut my brakes. Well, maybe they didn’t cut them, but all I know is that my brakes worked when I arrived at Jiffy Lube, but when I tried to leave the brake pedal sunk all the way to the floor and my brake warning light on the dashboard (didn’t even know that existed!) was on.
When I brought this to the attention of the Jiffy Lube employees, they said, “Yeah, see, we noted here that your brake fluid was low. You should probably have that filled up.” My brake fluid wasn’t just low, it was practically empty.
The funny part is that Jiffy Lube doesn’t refill brake fluid. So they didn’t drain my brake fluid to try to make money; someone was just incompetent.
Today I drove my car to the mechanic. The brakes were so bad that I couldn’t even stop on my hill so Craig drove in front of me to keep me from rolling into traffic if my parking brake also failed.
The one good thing is that I happened to have a full diagnostic done on my car about three days ago, in which the shop owner himself did the inspection and noted that the fluid level was ok and there were no leaks in the brake line. So as soon as they figure out what Jiffy Lube did to my brakes I should be able to take the evidence and file a complaint.
Maybe I’ll even get another totaled car out of this, who knows?