Bad Auto Parts Warning
Earlier we have repeatedly learned about warnings concerning not just non-OEM parts for repairing your vehicle, but even those that are OEM but should not have wound up on sites like Amazon being sold at significantly reduced prices.
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Today we will see an example of how a Toyota Tundra engine was damaged by a faked auto part that is common to all vehicles and one we replace every few thousand miles---the oil filter.
Watch and learn as a Toyota automotive expert reveals what he discovered while working on a Tundra that had an ominous ticking sound.
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Fake Oil Filter Caused Engine Damage in This Toyota! BE CAREFUL!
For additional articles about parts problems and warnings, here are a two for your consideration:
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Timothy Boyer is a Torque News automotive reporter based in Cincinnati. Experienced with early car restorations, he regularly restores older vehicles with engine modifications for improved performance. Follow Tim on Twitter at @TimBoyerWrites for daily new and used vehicle news.
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