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Resource ID: #17548
Subject: Automobiles
Source: NBC News Dateline
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Date: April 9, 2000

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"A Dateline hidden camera consumer alert revealed that low priced brake jobs may often be bait and switch. Dateline took vehicles to 'Just Brakes,' a fast growing national chain of brake shops that advertise a $99 brake job. Our story found that four out of five times they told us the $99 job would squeak, and three out of five times they recommended more work than was needed. When we went ahead and let them do the work, four out of four times they didn't do the work we paid for."

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