Motor Industry Complaints

I BOUGHT A CAR ON THE 19MAY 2017. SIGNED A CONTRACT AND TOOK IT SAME DAY. MY CONTRACT STATED THAT THE CURRENT KILOMETRES IS 25000, THE SALES GUY BY THE NAME OF PHILLIP ALSO SHOWED ME THE KILOMETRES IT WAS ON 25000. I TOOK A SERVICE PLAN TO COVER WHEN THE CAR REACHES 30 AND 45. GUESS WHAT ITS ONLY A MONTH MY CAR IS ON 43. REALLY CAN I DRIVE THAT MUCH IN A MONTHS TIME??? THEN I REMBERED THAT ON THE NEXT DAY AFTER I BOUGHT MY CAR I TOOK IT TO GLASS FIT FOR INSPECTION, I THEN CHECKED MY PAPERS...

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My car Golf Citi.Com was in a attempted theft and was towed to Probeat Panelbeater in PTA Wes Ptretoria. My car was there for 4 weeks. The day my Assurance paid my release fee that was over R3400 that my car can get released i was informed that my car was broken in and my wheels was stolen off. Probeat replace my wheels with another cars wheels. When i took my car from them i saw that my car was empty and that my petrol tank was broken two. (I did sent proof to Probeat with slips and...

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I bought a Datsun go 2 years ago brand new. After 3 month the car was picking up rust then Nissan Pinetown send my car the their own panel beater. They return the car back to me all fixed again after a few week the car again pick up rust once again panel beater. I have taken the matter to the ombudsman telling the dealer Nissan Pinetown to cancel the agreement but then I lose my deposit and 2 years instalment or replace the car. Nissan Pinetown the dealer principle tell me that he has no car...

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I bought a Datsun go 2 years ago brand new. After 3 month the car was picking up rust then Nissan Pinetown send my car the their own panel beater. They return the car back to me all fixed again after a few week the car again pick up rust once again panel beater. I have taken the matter to the ombudsman telling the dealer Nissan Pinetown to cancel the agreement but then I lose my deposit and 2 years instalment or replace the car. Nissan Pinetown the dealer principle tell me that he has no car...

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I bought a Datsun go 2 years ago brand new. After 3 month the car was picking up rust then Nissan Pinetown send my car the their own panel beater. They return the car back to me all fixed again after a few week the car again pick up rust once again panel beater. I have taken the matter to the ombudsman telling the dealer Nissan Pinetown to cancel the agreement but then I lose my deposit and 2 years instalment or replace the car. Nissan Pinetown the dealer principle tell me that he has no car...

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I bought a Datsun go 2 years ago brand new. After 3 month the car was picking up rust then Nissan Pinetown send my car the their own panel beater. They return the car back to me all fixed again after a few week the car again pick up rust once again panel beater. I have taken the matter to the ombudsman telling the dealer Nissan Pinetown to cancel the agreement but then I lose my deposit and 2 years instalment or replace the car. Nissan Pinetown the dealer principle tell me that he has no car...

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good day last year november i bought a brand new kwid, since i bought this car from the first week of purchase i have been having the below issues *central locking mulfunction which i was told that when it does that i should open the bonet and romove a battery termiinal for some seconds and take it back it will be functional again * fog lights not workin as well and when i bought that car i was charge for having those lights because other cars does not have them *vibration on my...

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Good day - I would just like to warn the public regarding trading your vehicle in at Hyundai Airport Kempton Park.Guys ensure you make sure they re register your vehicle immediatly on Hyundai Airports name.I traded my vehicle in in March and still get fines which they confirm it was their driver at fault.Unfortunately I still did not get the fines via post i only picked it up on View Fines and send them the print out there off.I was promised that they will pay the fines and when I followed up...

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BMW has the worst service ever. I have been waiting for some sort of communication for long nothing is coming forth. My car is just 1year old with 30000km but its not moving

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I am very annoyed with lack of service we recently received when taking a company vehicle to GM Richardsbay. The vehicle was meant to be serviced on 6 June 2017, and i collected the truck. No mention was made other than the service went well. A few days ago ( 3 to be exact) the front brakes were finished. On closer inspection we realized that the brakes were already metal on metal. With this being said the i got a independent mechanic to look at the cause of the issue. Alarmingly his...

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My Vito went in for its first service on 20 January 2017 at Mercedes Benz at Maritime Motors in Port Elizabeth. They informed me that they did not have a certain part (for reverse light not currently working) for my Vito but will contact me when they receive the part and will put it in. Up to date no response ( 5 months later) from them after I told the customer service and I followed up with email but no reply. I have never received such bad customer service and still riding with my Vito and...

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I have bought 2 kia Picanto's on 27 April 2017 I have trade my bmw 320d that they where suppose to settle by the 30th at the latest as I think 3 days are enough to sort out paperwork on this they had a settlement letter stating that the payment has to be made by the 21 st of april 2017 The amout was R433000.00 they only settled the car by the 22nd of may 2017 that is 25 day after the took the car from me they settled the car on the settlement due on the 21st of April 2017 Now they want to...

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Clutch Mobile promised to repair my vehicle in 1 day, then 4 then 2 weeks. After many promises, the Diahatsu agency showed me that the clutch that CLUTCH MOBILE used was a reject, build up, used clutch. The clutch and gearbox was not even properly fixed and put back and some bolts were missing. I paid R6500 for nothing. These guys rip me off. please be careful.

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Since my car has been booked into technostar by budget insurance i have received no update or any help from them even after numerous phonecalls everyday. The manager herself was assigned to being my go to person however she is never available cannot take calls,when she can she gives me an i dnt know response of when the parts should be ready and when my car will b fixed. I recieved an sms stating my battery from my tracking company has been taken out of my car i called to confirm if they were...

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I queried last month's invoice and no one seems to know what is going on with my funds that is due to me. I wanted to change debit order date to the 27th of each month and was told that I need to call the call centre to book for another rental. I did that. Seemingly the old contract was no closed as I was billed twice this month. For the previous invoice in total I was billed R12000 and was told that my bill was R6700. My question is where is the difference that is supposed to be reimbursed?...

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I had a contract with the mention company name so before i reach a year with them i made a trade in with the car that have a tracker so i called them to notify them and they promised me many times to go and remove the tracker from old car to install it on a new car but they ddnt do that for 3 months and they were dedacting my money from my account so wen i told my bank to block them because i cant pay for something that i dnt have then the company took me to ITC werels they are the one who...

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I Bought a polo vivo 1.4 2011 model from Jerman Auoto 266 albertina sisulu (market street) on Saturday 27/05/2017. The car costed me R80 000 cash and had 7500km on the clock. I recently went to VW and found that the km where reversed. The car was last service in 2015 with 105 000km on the clock. I called the owner and he did not want to listen to my complaint and told me that I can go and open a case if I want to. The company reg no: 2013/196356/07. Tel 011 053 9712 Owner: 073 596 3900

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I Bought a new Renault Kwid on the 23//12/2016 brand new out the box by Renault Route 24 MeadowdaleEdevale.From that I have this car there were dents on the car. There is a noise in the engine and they say it is the bearings in the gearbox having that replace after two months but the noise s still there and worse if I start the car in the mornings she over ref and when I drive it she sound like a truck and when I change gears it sound like I have my foot on the petrol it swift in the road...

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good day. I bought a car at autoking. Sales person told me the car doesn't have any books but I can get a full service history at Toyota as it has one. I went to Toyota and only the first 3 services are on record. I tried numerous times to get the sales person to arrange a book and service for the car as he lied about it. I got our whatsapp chats. I contacted the manager and he as well didn't get back to me. All I want is a full service and a book for the car or they must take the car back....

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Please note that on 13/04/17 I booked my vehicle, registration YBT531GP, Invoice number: PJ10039475 a service. the only service done was to change the oil and the oil filter. The parts amounted to R 864,01 and the labour amounted to R 2655, the total was R4,011.70. I have been trying to adress the matter with the dealership without satisfaction. I even called the head office and was referred back to the Dealer principal of which I left a message for him and he instead instructed the workshop...

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They advertise cars on OLX. Everything looks legit as they have a VAT number and company reg number on invoices. They have a landline and even a website. You pay the deposit int one account and when everything is fine, sales agreement signed then you have to pay the rest of the money into another account. The bank told us that the account we have paid in the deposit the money where withdrawn and account closed and advises us not to pay the rest of the money to them. When you phone them to ask...

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Rented a car from Europcar as my car was in for repairs. I had to pay a deposit which should be refunded 15 working days after I have returned the car. The car was returned on 05-05-2017 and so the deposit was to be refunded on 19-05-2017. The banking details was confirmed with them twice before the 19th. I phoned their Kensinton office on the 19th and they told me that H/O had a problem with the banking details, I confirmed it again.Phoned them again on 22-05-2017 and they told me that H/O...

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I booked a car service and was told I would be dropped off at work. To my surprise I was rudely told that they were not able to drop me off. Renault Nelspruit is the only service station in the vicinity.How am I expected to get to work without a car. It would be courtesy if they had let me know in advance.

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In 2015 March, I bought a second hand 2014 KIA RIO sedan, silver in colour from Kia Hatfield believing that its a good brand. A week upon receiving the vehicle, I noted that the front bumper on both the top right hand and left hand corners it was slightly loose. I return the vehicle to the dealership and they assured me that the problem will be sorted out. This was not sorted out in 3 occasions, I then wrote to Mr James Aldhouse manager of Kia Motors Hatfield, He also promised to fix the...

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Bought a car from them in Aug last year, took it to them more than 4 times for different things as car still under warranty, major thing i had complained about and invoice VW SA was the Shaddar in the gear box when selecting one or reverse, have been waiting for a call from them since 2nd May where they said they are waiting for a loan car as needed same one as my car since i use it daily for business, to day no phone call nor correspondence updating me on how far the loan car is, i pass...

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1) Bought Mercedez 350 Bluetec new with full service contract. 2) Service intervals at 20,000 km 3) At +/- 17,000 the "adblue " light came on for top-up of adblue 4) Every 20,000km service the same. Ha dto bring in vehicle for top-up of adblue. 5) The car let me stranded next to the road on numerous occasions +/- 4 times 6) Mercedez did recover the vehicle and tried to fix the problem. 7)For 100,000 service I contacted mercedez for service with +/- 99,950 reading on clock. 8)...

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My car went in for a service on 10 April 2017 at mercedes benz Menlyn Branch in Pretoria. They informed me that they did not have a certain part for my car but will contact me when they receive the part and will put it in. Up today no response from then after I told the customer service, spoke to the manager of service. I have never received such bad customer service and still riding with my car and a part that has not been replaced.

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I would like to report a very bad service that I get from Metro Buses that travel from Soweto to Sunninghill. Metro buses stuck everyday all of them, I get late at work everyday my name is "Sorry, I am late" my job is at stake because of useless Metrobus Management. Firstly, they only sent 5 buses for Soweto and there's a lot of people using their services in Soweto. We stand in the bus from Soweto to Sandton everyday because buses are not enough they only receiving our money and not...

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I bought a 320d bmw it still under warranty they refuse to service the car because there is a water comment on the car.The vin number is WBA3D36090NP74788.My email adress is [email protected] cell 0769841042

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I bought a 320d bmw it still under warranty they refuse to service the car because there is a water comment on the car.The vin number is WBA3D36090NP74788.

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called this place numerous times-x9 always placed on hold for 5 to 10 minutes cannot get to speak to any sales personnel last person suppose to call me Clinton-to no avail asked to speak to dealer principal placed phone down i want to buy a car and left my details but they never ever got back to me-do they want my business they got supplier of the year ????lol

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Hi, my name is Gift Mpho Kgwatla, I once joined an insurance company which required me to fit Altechnetstar tracker in my car which I did, then subsequent to that I sold the car and I called Altechnetstar to inform them about that, they told me that I must send the a letter which I did after I got a call that I must settle the account to close it and they even handed me to over ne debt collectors, and I made arrangements and settled the account, but now I am getting emails and SMS's that I...

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I purchased a brand new car and I was given a car with defects.Manager accepted that car had defects and he want to repair it.or replace parts.I expected a br and knew car that i payed for. VALUE FOR MONEY.I WANT A DEFECTLESS CAR.I took it back and he doenst want to replace the car he forces to make it br and new.

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On 23 March 2017 I took my Toyota Rav4 (SVM343GP) into McCarthy Toyota Lynnwood for a factory recall of the airbags, a Toyota Value Service and I also placed an order (invoice number AX0) for 6 minor parts (3 of those being wiper blades). I made payment of the parts and was told that the parts would be in within a week. I waited and waited, left messages for the representative who helped me, Reuben, to find out what was going on but NEVER got a call back from him, left messages for the...

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Hi-Brid Auto - Ridgeway Complaints - Nissan NP200 Write off while Parked for Selling Company Name : Hi-Brid Auto - Ridgeway - View All Hi-Brid Auto - Ridgeway Complaints Posted : 4 Apr ,2017 by kmphogo Send Mail Forward This On the 29th of April,2016 ,I took my Nissan NP200 Bakkie to Hi- Brid Auto in Ridgeway,Registration CF96PLGP for Park and Sell ,they are situated in 1 Keats Street,Cnr Rifle Range Road as arranged with Dillen Govender ,the Sales Rep...

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I took my BT50 in for its 160 000km service in January. When i took the car in and under the guidance of a staff member of Mazda Bruma I had my vehicle aircon serviced. I was about to start working in Mozambique and figured it was a good idea as the company i was working for was paying for the service and repairs of my vehicle at the time. When i collected my car it was raining and only remembered to test the aircon after approx 5km from Mazda Bruma, the aircon wasn't working. When I...

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I bought a bmw.It has 99800km on klok.Bmw say they wont service the car because it is not on my name on there books.The car has a water coment so they refuse to do the oil,oilfilter,brakefluid and car check.The car is still under its motorplan till 100000km

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DEFECTS ON CAR

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my car is three years old and got 22574km on the wipper arm is coroding the roof rack is peeling and nobody worred about it

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I rented a buy to earn car from Earn a car. Which I paid deposit of 17000 with an instalment of 3500 initially. From the first month the car had engine light on.when I reported they told.it's due for service. After the service the engine light remain on.and the car began to give me a problem. It will stop any time -+8 times the company will tow the car to their workshop and every time they claim to have fixed it .they will increase the instalment s.and expect me to pay the instalment even...

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I Rented a buy to own a car.which I paid 17000 deposit and initial instalment of 3500:every month.from the first month the car had an engine light on .when I ask about the light the manager Rudolf his name said it's because it's due for the service. After the service was done,the light was still on.after that the car started given me problems. It will stop on my way to work and I will call their towing company. This happens +-8 times since I had this car.each time the claim to have fixed it...

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I took my car for service last week on Tuesday it did not have any issues beside the brake lights,Afternoon went to fetch it only to find that my car its not the same as I left it,I got stuck few kilos from service I called them they came and told me that my car is binding which it never did before,I left it there the next day I went back they say its fine when I start the car the is handbrake light on,some parts they did not put them back.In short I need to take the car to service again...

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Was sold a lockset and key on the 24/05/2017 that they know it does not work then when i returned for exchange they tell stories and lie saying they will get back to me and no one is coming to me. The sales person and manager i contacted still no responce. They are incompetent. I want a refund.

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Renault employs this white guys who are under qualified actually slow learners. If you employ people as sheltered employment somebody qualified needs to supervise them they order wrong parts or the you'll wait fforever for the part you want you give them the vin number but they still order a wrong part and what is more irritating they will never apologise even they see they made a mistake you go up and down for nothing you'll never get an apology maybe this is how they are trained I...

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A few months ago I was having a constant noise coming from my Audi A3 and took it to Supa Quick in Robertsham to check. I was advised that my shocks needed replacing which we did and the guys at Supa Quick used Barrington shocks (this was paid for). When I received my car back, the noise was still there so when I took it back I was told that the shocks were from a stock that was defective and I needed to replace the shocks but I would be refunded for my initial shocks. They then replaced the...

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Good day I bought brand new shocks on the 18 February 2017 less then 3 months and the shocks start licking with a lot of noise. Really I fell very very bad to waist my money on "Monroe" Please advise. All my regards Abder- 0763370942

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I ordered a new Tiguan TSI Comfortline DSG December 2016 from Volgswagen Silver Lakes Pretoria.On 31 March at 15h00 I was phoned to pay the balance for the car. When I enquired where the car was I was told it is on its way. I refused to pay the money unless I have the gaurantee that the vehicle was on the floor in their Showroom. After a week not receiving the vehicle I wrote a letter to Volkswagen SA. On the 10th April I was phoned that the vehicle has arrived and that it will be delivered...

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I ordered a new Tiguan TSI Comfortline DSG December 2016 from Volgswagen Silver Lakes Pretoria.On 31 March at 15h00 I was phoned to pay the balance for the car. When I enquired where the car was I was told it is on its way. I refused to pay the money unless I have the gaurantee that the vehicle was on the floor in their Showroom. After a week not receiving the vehicle I wrote a letter to Volkswagen SA. On the 10th April I was phoned that the vehicle has arrived and that it will be delivered...

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I ordered a new Tiguan TSI Comfortline DSG December 2016 from Volgswagen Silver Lakes Pretoria.On 31 March at 15h00 I was phoned to pay the balance for the car. When I enquired where the car was I was told it is on its way. I refused to pay the money unless I have the gaurantee that the vehicle was on the floor in their Showroom. After a week not receiving the vehicle I wrote a letter to Volkswagen SA. On the 10th April I was phoned that the vehicle has arrived and that it will be delivered...

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TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN please, find attached the history I had to endure, with Hyundai Customer Services, in South Africa. Just over nine months ago, I bought a Hyundai Grand I10, by Hyundai at the O.R internal Airport. The car had 9 800 Km the clock. The car went to Hyundai in Hatfield in Pretoria, for its regular service, under warranty and motor service plan. By around 30, 000Km the car had its 2nd service and I received a clear report stating nothing on issues of the...

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