Nothing like the real thing, Toyota reminds customers.
Toyota Australia’s campaign against counterfeit brake pads resulted in an online supplier recalling the parts that were falsely advertised as genuine Toyota products. The fakes were found to contain asbestos, a cancer-causing substance banned from use in brake pads sold in Australia since 2003. Toyota says in a statement the recall involves counterfeit brake pads sold by online supplier Westend Spares between June 2013 and October 2015. It is not known how many parts were sold, but ...
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