mechanic fails to fix car, wants pay

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Country: Canada
State: Alberta

mechanic say he replace transmission in my car in 3-4 days. been over 2wks,car is in pieces and I want my car back. he says he wants money before we can have the car. why should I pay any money for a car that is not fixed. how do we get my car back without having to pay this crook?

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Based on what you say here, you could probably file suit against him (or at least threaten to do so) in small claims court or in regular court; filing in small claims court is easier and requires no attorney...you could try to collect all of the costs and damages that you suffered due to his behavior...