Five Star Diesel Repair

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Erroll Meadows the owner / operator @ 5 Star Diesel can be counted on as a lying, stealing, jerk of a person. Dropping off a 3208 CAT marine engine for repairs, a $7,500.00 deposit and a expected finish date of 8-10 weeks. Called for an update at 7 weeks. Was told he needed $6,500.00 wired to his account. He stated the money was for machine shop milling fees and that work wasn't cheap. Moneys were wired as requested. Months went by with numerous excuses. Like "it was salmon season in AK and these guys really need there repairs first". Or "the sleeves for your job are really hard to locate, were working on it". More time (weeks) go by. Your engine is on the assembly table, were close. I finally show up unannounced to his shop after not getting returns to my phone calls. My engine is in a pile of parts next to his garage door not even close to being ready for assembly. Desparate I make two trips on my days off to go to his shop and personally clean, sandblast and organize parts to get the engine to the assembly bench. More time (months) another unexpected arrival by myself and the engine is off to the side in the assembly room unorganized and covered in dust / debris.... a Clean-room!? Mind you I live a two hour drive to his shop one way..... a very heated coversation takes place. His brother was there to try and calm things down.. That's it... he states thet there was no way he could return any fo the funds as they were long gone. Over 18 months I finally get my engine back UNASSEMBLED and numerous parts missing and no refund or even an appology. PLEASE STEER CLEAR OF 5 STAR DIESEL. On a side note: it appears as I saw on my trips to his shop,he is taking CUMMINS marine blocks that the EPA has taken out of service ( holes punched in the blocks ). Putting old parts in them, many not marine grade but automotve and alterations to serial stampings. Then returning them to service. As the other reviewer stated, one star as unsatisfactory is WAY TOO HIGH of a rating for this business. STAY AWAY!

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Erroll Meadows the owner / operator @ 5 Star Diesel can be counted on as a lying, stealing, jerk of a person. Dropping off a 3208 CAT marine engine for repairs, a $7,500.00 deposit and a expected finish date of 8-10 weeks. Called for an update at 7 weeks. Was told he needed $6,500.00 wired to his account. He stated the money was for machine shop milling fees and that work wasn't cheap. Moneys were wired as requested. Months went by with numerous excuses. Like "it was salmon season in AK and these guys really need there repairs first". Or "the sleeves for your job are really hard to locate, were working on it". More time (weeks) go by. Your engine is on the assembly table, were close. I finally show up unannounced to his shop after not getting returns to my phone calls. My engine is in a pile of parts next to his garage door not even close to being ready for assembly. Desparate I make two trips on my days off to go to his shop and personally clean, sandblast and organize parts to get the engine to the assembly bench. More time (months) another unexpected arrival by myself and the engine is off to the side in the assembly room unorganized and covered in dust / debris.... a Clean-room!? Mind you I live a two hour drive to his shop one way..... a very heated coversation takes place. His brother was there to try and calm things down.. That's it... he states thet there was no way he could return any fo the funds as they were long gone. Over 18 months I finally get my engine back UNASSEMBLED and numerous parts missing and no refund or even an appology. PLEASE STEER CLEAR OF 5 STAR DIESEL. On a side note: it appears as I saw on my trips to his shop,he is taking CUMMINS marine blocks that the EPA has taken out of service ( holes punched in the blocks ). Putting old parts in them, many not marine grade but automotve and alterations to serial stampings. Then returning them to service. As the other reviewer stated, one star as unsatisfactory is WAY TOO HIGH of a rating for this business. STAY AWAY!

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Contacted 5 star in Jan looking for a 400 hp cummins (no problem they had one almost ready to go) its now April still no engine & they have not answered the phone sense early march, OH & they already have my $16,000

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Contacted 5 star in Jan looking for a 400 hp cummins (no problem they had one almost ready to go) its now April still no engine & they have not answered the phone sense early march, OH & they already have my $16,000

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I would not buy nothing from this company,bought a 400 hp cummins had no info on motor no CPL,are serial numbers nothing but problems,problems then it fell appart,received another motor a 450 hp for additional moneys had nothing but problems then the #1 piston and 3 piston had burned up due to NO piston coolers installed in the engine causing other parts to brun up.Cost me 2 motors and 2 rebuilts with no help from Erroll Medows are Five star diesel ;my bussiness has suffered a great deal because of his neglect.He is so full of excess it make me sick!stay away from five star diesel are you might be the next business to fall appart because of his incompetency.Don't say i did'nt warn you.I rate him a 0 but it won't let me...

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I would not buy nothing from this company,bought a 400 hp cummins had no info on motor no CPL,are serial numbers nothing but problems,problems then it fell appart,received another motor a 450 hp for additional moneys had nothing but problems then the #1 piston and 3 piston had burned up due to NO piston coolers installed in the engine causing other parts to brun up.Cost me 2 motors and 2 rebuilts with no help from Erroll Medows are Five star diesel ;my bussiness has suffered a great deal because of his neglect.He is so full of excess it make me sick!stay away from five star diesel are you might be the next business to fall appart because of his incompetency.Don't say i did'nt warn you.I rate him a 0 but it won't let me...

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