Oil change scams: Hidden camera investigation on what really happens to your car (CBC Marketplace)

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When you trust someone else to take care of your car, can you trust that they're not taking you for a ride? Our undercover investigation reveals ripoffs at a popular oil change chain. We're going in for the advertised $19.99 oil change, but you won't believe the charges we end up with. And did they even do the work? We go up on the hoist to show you what’s really going down at these oil change shops.

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💬 Comments on the video

I really need to go to sleep and don't even have a car at the moment what the hell am I doing here

Author — Caelan Bacon


They needa send mark the mechanic in Economy Lube with a “oil change” 😂

Author — Isaiah Smithers


"Fraud is theft with a smile"

Author — Spitting Truth


If a person breaks into my home and steals $200, that person will go to jail. The same should happen here.

Author — Larry James


Your steering wheel isn’t round enough that will be $250 to fix

Author — Michael Bracken


Fun fact: You didn’t search for this video

Author — Nimble


So they didn’t bring them to court? They just chased the owner a little and gave up? What a joke

Author — Emily Sanders


"They want their identities hidden"

*barely hides them and doesnt mask their voice*

Author — Josh Daniels


- Your tires seem to have some air stuck inside somehow, we can fix it but that'll be $100...

Author — klavss76


no one:
literally no one:
Ryan: Dats pwetty koool

Author — Duck On Quack


A honest mechanic is as important as a good doctor.

Author — John Nolan


"sir, your car is used! you need a new one."

Author — WhereAreWE Living


The blurred faces suck, I can clearly tell their main features enough to identify

Author — Prometheus 18562


My mom had one of those "Free Oil change" coupons from a new place just down the block. I told her not to use it. She went and the car started leaking power steering fluid. I checked on it and sure enough the top flare nut on the hydraulic hose had been loosened. It never did it before and never did it since. TANSTAAFL people! BTW the place went out of business very quickly.

Author — John Possum


"looks like your car paint need's a fluid change"

Author — ahmadツ


Did they remember to change their blinker fluid though?

Author — Paul Cosby


What upsets me is that they always get away with it. Why weren't they charged and locked up on the spot?

Author — Ticking Bomb


"You really need to think about replacing your blinker fluid. Its about $29.99, unless you want our Eco-Friendly, gluten free fluid, which runs for $299.99"
**This is the most likes I've ever received, as well as a comment from the OP. Ill take it!! Ill take all the positives during this time of negatives**

Author — Jamie R


Sir it seems like your windows are a little dirty so we smashed them all and replaced them with cardboard thatll be 1000$

Author — retarded aunt


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