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Fake parts again under fire from FCAI

Testing times: The fake parts tested on a VF Holden Commodore suffered “catastrophic failures or sustained wear,” according to the FCAI.

FCAI points fake parts finger at insurers looking for lower costs, higher profits

General News logo13 Feb 2017

- THE danger posed by using fake parts in vehicle repairs can be blamed on the insurance industry, which promotes the use of cheaper, non-genuine parts, according to the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI).

- FCAI chief executive Tony Weber said consumers were being deceived by the use of non-genuine parts by repairers and should be aware of the problem well before they need a repair shop.

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