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FORM 3
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
  GORES GROUP, LLC
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
01/29/2012
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
PEP BOYS MANNY MOE & JACK [PBY]
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
10877 WILSHIRE BOULEVARD
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director __X__ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
5. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
(Street)

LOS ANGELES, CA 90024
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned
(Instr. 4)
3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Common Stock, par value $1.00 per share 1,200,000(1)
I(2)
See Footnote 2

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Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
GORES GROUP, LLC
10877 WILSHIRE BOULEVARD
LOS ANGELES, CA 90024
    X    

Signatures

/s/ Steven G. Eisner, Sr. Vice President for The Gores Group, LLC 02/08/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 5(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) The Gores Group, LLC ("Gores") and BlackRock, Inc. may be considered members of a "group" for purposes of Section 13(d) of the Exchange Act, which group, if any exists, may beneficially own more than 10% of the outstanding shares of common stock (the "Common Stock") of The Pep Boys - Manny, Moe & Jack. The filing of this Form 3 shall not be deemed an admission that any such group exists.
(2) Gores Capital Partners III, L.P. ("Gores Capital") owns 1,200,000 shares of the Common Stock. Gores has indirect voting and investment control over the securities held by Gores Capital. Each of Gores and Gores Capital disclaims ownership of all shares reported herein except to the extent of its pecuniary interest therein, if any, and the filing of this Form 3 shall not be deemed an admission that such entity is the beneficial owner of, or has any pecuniary interest in, such securities for purposes of Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or for any other purpose.

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