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Common Counterfeit Spare Parts

Common Counterfeit Spare Parts

The Federal Trade Commission estimates the market for fake car parts at approximately $12 billion a year. Counterfeit auto parts typically aren’t built to your car’s specifications; this can lead to mechanical problems and system breakdowns. Common counterfeit car parts includes grills, radiators, alloy rims, tail lights, filters, cables, air bags, master cylinders and brake pads. Worse yet, fake car parts can cause major safety problems.

Industries: Vehicles


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