Warning of fake car parts

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Warning of fake car parts

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Not sure if this is ok but ive lost money and ebay closed a case due to no response from the ebay seller ignoring both me and ebay ive purchased wheel bearings which fell apart in my hands . My case was back up by a mechanic with almost 30 years experience .. can i name the seller on here to warn people to avoid this seller ?
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On the basis of a personal experience, and with confirmation by an experienced mechanic, yes - go ahead and list the items bought and from where. Stick to the facts.
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Ebay seller carspares-direct

I purchased several wheel bearings all rubbish fell apart in my hands when taking them out of a box with fake logos on.
Heater resistors.. burnt out within a week
Door mirrors don't fit at all

Please avoid this seller .
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Noted!
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Sickens me to think these people are so money obsessed they don't care for peoples safety at all if my post just stops one more person buying from this seller then that will make up for all the rubbish ive had due to this ebay seller carspares-direct
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And yet looking at their profile on Ebay they have had so few negative feedbacks amongst the nearly quarter of a million total that they have an effective 100% satisfaction record. In the last 12 months they have 6 negative and 26,803 positive - that's just 0.022% unhappy customers who've posted.
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Yes , but there feedback was different about 7 weeks ago, most sellers like this as I've had it done to me , tell you to change the feedback then they refund your money so thats another thing to be aware of. I've still got the bearing sitting in the hub all busted.
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Paul-R wrote:
22 Dec 2021, 11:03
And yet looking at their profile on Ebay they have had so few negative feedbacks amongst the nearly quarter of a million total that they have an effective 100% satisfaction record. In the last 12 months they have 6 negative and 26,803 positive - that's just 0.022% unhappy customers who've posted.
True enough, but if your not in the ball its easy to have the wool pulled over your eyes.

The seller is ignorant.
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I had a problem with this outfit.
A heater fan resistance ordered & paid for failed to turn up despite all sorts of reasons/excuses. In the end I 'persuaded' them to reinburse my money which they eventually & reluctantly did.
I'll never use them again.
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I'd be interested to see pictures of these wheel bearings that "fell apart in my hands" , can't imagine how.
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Gibbo2286 wrote:
24 Dec 2021, 11:09
I'd be interested to see pictures of these wheel bearings that "fell apart in my hands" , can't imagine how.
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The bearing isn't pressed into the hub, photo taken today but the housing and bearing have been sitting where it is for a few weeks as a reminder not to buy fake rubbish from the said ebay store, my personal view is this for a bearing that takes a lot of load especially a diesel , £11.99 is way to cheap
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