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ACCC takes Toyota to task over DPF faults, warranty knockbacks
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2nd Dec 2020
3 min read

ACCC takes Toyota to task over DPF faults, warranty knockbacks

Toyota has filed a court-enforceable undertaking with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) following ongoing diesel particulate filter warranty complaints – and has, for now, escaped any financial penalty. The action comes a month after a damning independent report was critical of Toyota's diesel particulate filter technology – and amid a class action in which, combined, could cost Toyota millions of dollars in compensation, warranty repairs, and vehicle buy-backs.
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Joshua Dowling
New warning about ute safety: tests reveal hidden dangers of dodgy accessories
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23rd Apr 2020
4 min read

New warning about ute safety: tests reveal hidden dangers of dodgy accessories

Australia’s love affair with utes is beginning to have dangerous consequences. An increasing number of ute owners are overloading their vehicles or fitting accessories that can cause irreparable damage and compromise safety, a peak industry body has warned.
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Joshua Dowling
Genesis ranked number one for dependability in US
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28th Feb 2020
2 min read

Genesis ranked number one for dependability in US

Genesis has taken first place in J.D. Power’s 2020 Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) in the marque’s first year of inclusion in the study. J.D. Power is a United States-based automotive consumer analytics and car reviewing publication that devised the VDS to focus on vehicle dependability in a more practical time frame of vehicle ownership.
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Liam Murphy
2006 Holden Crewman Warranty Complaint
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9th Sep 2007
1 min read

2006 Holden Crewman Warranty Complaint

2006 Holden Crewman Warranty Complaint Name: Chris GeddesCar Make: HoldenCar Model: CrewmanYear of Manufacture: 2006 Warranty Complaint: Battery replaced within first month of having car, still get flat battery if not driven for two days.
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Alborz Fallah
2003 Hyundai Santa Fe Warranty Complaint
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5th Sep 2007
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2003 Hyundai Santa Fe Warranty Complaint

2003 Hyundai Santa Fe Warranty Complaint Name: Helen MccreadyCar Make: HyundaiCar Model: Santa FeYear of Manufacture: 2003 Warranty Complaint: This vehicle was serviced as per the service schedule by sunco motors my local hyundai dealer. At the 90000km service in feb 06 both the timing belt and the balance shaft belt were replaced. Car was still under factory warranty. The balance shaft belt snapped in july 07 causing major engine damage to the vehicle.
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Alborz Fallah