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Bought new Mercedes sold me fake rims

I recently purchased a New Mercedes-Benz at Penske Mercedes of West Covina, CA located at 2010 East Garverf Ave., South West Covina, CA 91791 (6**) **9-1200. My complaint is that the car rims are Knock-off (fake) and sold as true Mercedes-Benz products, upon which the Mercedes emblem has been substituted for the real Manufacturer's emblem. I was told at the time of purchase that these new rims which I purchased for $10,000 were in fact their product. Also, the rim size is incorrect. This particular model has a 19" rim size as listed on the inside of the door panel, but instead, this dealership put on 20" Knock-off rims in place of the original rims. Because of this, my extended car warranty for which I paid $5,000 would be nullified. Now, with these rims on my car, I could not use (1) the spare tire, (2) my rectories (tire pressure gauge would not be correct.). (3) would invite damage to my front and rear axed. (4) experience improper handling of car at high speeds where tire could come off rim due to improperly balanced wheels for this particular model (S550). (5) I would have an invalid car warranty. When I discovered this fraud, after taking my car to a different dealership. I returned to Penske Motors and discussed the problem with the manager of the parts department J.D. Johnson and Sales Rep. Steve MacDonald. After a lot of arguing they gave me the rims which were the original car rims for which I paid for on the original price less $10,000 for the fake rims. I asked for my $10,000 back for the fake rims , they refused. They still have the 20" fake rims in their possession of which I can never use. Consequently, I am filing this complaint to recover my $10,000 for which I was charged for the knock -off rims.
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#146053 Review #146053 is a subjective opinion of poster.
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Los Angeles, California
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$10

Bought new Mercedes 2008 with Fake Rims

I recently purchased a New Mercedes Benz 2008 S550 at Penske Mercedes of West Covina, California located at 2010 East Garvey Avenue, South West Covina, CA 91791 (6**-**9-1200). My complaint is that the car rims are Knock-Off (ie Fake) and sold as true Mercedes-Benz products, upon which the Mercedes Benz emblem has been substituted for the real manufacturer's emblem. I was told at the time of purchase that these new rims which I purchased for $10,000 were in fact their product. Penske Mercedes Of West Covina California 2010 East Garver Ave, South West Covina CA 91791 Also, the rim size is incorrect. This particular model S550 has a 19" rim size as listed on the inside of the door panel, but instead, this dealership put on 20" knock-off rims in place of the original rims. Beause of this, my extended car warranty for which I paid $5,000 would be nullified. If an accident occurred which was caused by the rims (or defect )I would be held responsible because these rims were not true Mercedes products. Where as, with these rims on my car, I could not use (1) the spare tire in case of a flat tire. (2) my rectofier (tire pressure gauge would not work properly on the correct tire pressure.). (3) would invite damage to my front and rear axel. (4) experience improper handling of car at high speeds wher tire could come off rime due to improperly balanced wheels for this particular model. (5) I would have an invalid car warranty. When I discovered this fraud, after taking my car to a different dealership, I returned to penske Motors and discussed the problem with the (Parts Director) J.D. Johnson and (sales Rep.) Steve MacDonald. After A lot of arguing they gave me the rims which were the original car rims for which I paid for on the original price less $10,000. I asked for my $10,000 back for the fake rims they sold me and they refused. They still have the 20" fake rims in their possession of which I can never use. Consequently, I am filing this complaint to recover my $10,000 for which I was charged for the knock-off rims. Thank you for your help, Winston B. Lewy
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#146009 Review #146009 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Los Angeles, California

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