Reference Dealers/Service Writers/Techs you trust and recommend (or don’t).

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Mr. Nobody

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I have yet to find one of these posts on T3G. If there is already a similar thread please lock this one and disregard.

Most of us are still going to require the need for a good dealership, service writer, or tech for the near future. If you have had good experiences with a particular dealership, why not share with others so they know where to go?

Post here if you have a particular dealership/service writer/tech you recommend and why.

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Dealership name:

City, State:

Phone number:

Service writer name:

Tech name:

Why you do/don’t recommend them?
 
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Dealership name: Toyota Chula Vista

City, State: Chula Vista, CA

Phone number: 877-886-1941

Service writer name: Eddy Ruiz (No longer working there)

Tech name:

Why you recommend them? Eddy is the service writer you want to find. He has gone way above and beyond what the average writer does. For example, I got a no front plate fix it ticket, I posted online looking for someone who had a plate holder they had removed so I could get the ticket written off. He posted up and meet me I'm person after work and hooked it up. Since then I have taken my truck to him multiple times and he always delivers. Dude top notch and I definitely recommend him if you are in the San Diego area.
 
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Dealership name: Walser Toyota

City, State: Bloomington, MN

Phone number: 952-400-2920

Service writer name:

Tech name:

Why you recommend them?
I've purchased two vehicles from Walser (2011 Tundra before my current rig) and have had no issues with them for sales or service. They don't really do a lot of truck sales but Sam Coler is their designated truck guy and was very helpful and can customize at point of sale. So I took delivery of my Taco as it sits which was pretty big from a convenience perspective. It doesn't hurt that they're across the freeway from where I work.
 

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Dealership name: Toyota of Santa Cruz

City, State: Capitola, CA

Phone number: (831) 462-4200

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Why you recommend them? They service my truck and my wife's Prius. I also purchased my Taco there. They are professional, easy going and (seemingly) honest. As a manufacturer (Toyota) owned dealership and not a franchise, they seem more professional and not pushy. Service has been fast, prices decent. The purchase process was about the best I've had. Robin (Internet Sales Person) was great to work with. Since I did the research ahead of time, I feel like I got a fair deal.
 

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This is a good thread to have. Gonna move it though so it gets noticed easier.
 

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This is a good thread to have. Gonna move it though so it gets noticed easier.
I hope I find one near the inland empire for me
 

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Dealership name: Toyota Chula Vists

City, State: Chula Vista, CA

Phone number: 877-886-1941

Service writer name: Eddy Ruiz

Tech name:

Why you recommend them? Eddy is the service writer you want to find. He has gone way above and beyond what the average writer does. For example, I got a no front plate fix it ticket, I posted online looking for someone who had a plate holder they had removed so I could get the ticket written off. He posted up and meet me I'm person after work and hooked it up. Since then I have taken my truck to him multiple times and he always delivers. Dude top notch and I definitely recommend him if you are in the San Diego area.
That's kinda funny, my guy's name is Eddie Ruiz.

City, State: Scottsdale, AZ

Phone number: 480-778-2299

Service writer name: Eddie Ruiz

Why you do/don’t recommend them? I once had a battery issue with my 2008 Tacoma. It was about 2 months out of my battery warranty and Eddie hooked me up. He replaced my battery free of charge and I've been going to him ever since. It was a just a small thing but he got my business through my 2012 and now my 2018.
 
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That's kinda funny, my guy's name is Eddie Ruiz.

City, State: Scottsdale, AZ

Phone number: 480-778-2299

Service writer name: Eddie Ruiz

Why you do/don’t recommend them? I once had a battery issue with my 2008 Tacoma. It was about 2 months out of my battery warranty and Eddie hooked me up. He replaced my battery free of charge and I've been going to him ever since. It was a just a small thing but he got my business through my 2012 and now my 2018.

☝️ That's the kind of stuff that makes return customers.
 

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☝ That's the kind of stuff that makes return customers.
Yeah man, it doesn't really take much to gain a loyal customer. Most people don't take the time anymore.
 

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Yeah man, it doesn't really take much to gain a loyal customer. Most people don't take the time anymore.

But boy do the little things go a long way.
 

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Dealership name: Weiss Toyota

City, State: South County, Missouri

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Service writer name: Dan

Tech name: Multiple

Why you do/don’t recommend them? They schedule services quick, take care of their customers. Unlike the dealership I actually bought the truck from. My original dealership would not do the TSB on the trans and Weiss did it with no issues at all. It’s messy due to construction but they are quick and easy to work with.
 

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Hey guys , im trying to get a trd pro spec sheet , because im trying to pull a fast one on a used car dealership , i talked them in to putting a trd pro skid plate on my trd sport , but they wanna see proof tho any tips or help?
 

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Hey guys , im trying to get a trd pro spec sheet , because im trying to pull a fast one on a used car dealership , i talked them in to putting a trd pro skid plate on my trd sport , but they wanna see proof tho any tips or help?

I'm not quite sure what you're asking any of us to do. What exactly is it you are trying to accomplish here?
 

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I'm not quite sure what you're asking any of us to do. What exactly is it you are trying to accomplish here?
I was just wondering the same thing...