At the beginning of this year, an Italian soccer player learnt the hard way that you mustn’t just leave your car at the car wash with its keys.
Not long after the publication published that story, a South African man took to social media to advise motorists to be careful with their vehicles at car washes.
In a video, the car owner who had his car tampered with advises Mzansi people to wash their own cars to avoid what he experienced.
The man can be seen holding a black device that looked like a tracking device that was not in his car before going to the car wash.
Now a video of a Nigerian man who works at a car wash got into trouble for driving a client’s car at a car wash without permission.
He then crashed the R1,3 million Mercedes-Benz GLC and caused a lot of damage to it.
The SunTeam asked readers about their car wash horror stories. Simphiwe Madlala said: “You try and support small businesses and in return, they leave you with a huge bill to settle. Just wash the car yourself for the sake of peace failing which don’t give them the keys and move the car yourself or you’ll never be sorry.”
Chabalala QC said: “They removed my battery and put an old battery and they denied it. I had to spend R1 200 which was not on the budget.”
Evance Buffy Raphala said: “Wash your own car and avoid coming home on foot… all de guys who work at car washes love to drive and they will rev your car until u complain. So I wash my cars on Sundays and I’m safe.”
JR Elias Frans Mphotholozi said: “This boy opened there at the dashboard and there was my mpesu. He then laughed at me and said ha, eish, grootmaan!”
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