EMEL PILIHAN : Watch out for Seramban rest stop thugs/Beware of dubious motor repair shop-in Seremban
16 Jun 2011
Watch out for Seramban rest stop thugs
(2-3 big size Indian men, one with ear ring), they actually puncture your car radiator or created “over-heated” condition to yr car at one of the Seramban rest stop when you make a stop to the toilet or a drink.They know your car will overheat a few km down the road. the moment you stop the car they are there pretending to help you.If you’re in this situation, you’re already their victim; you’ll be a bigger victim if you accept and agree to their services to repair your car as per the attached email below. Similar cases hv been reported in the chinese newspaper and someone I know was also a victim, this one is during day time..
Precaution to take-
1) If at night, park yr car close by and at brightly lighted area and keep yr car insight.
2) Go back to yr car if you find suspicious people going near or at yr car.
It’s believed the thugs will normally target lone driver and probably older cars but you would not know when they’re desperate.
Just wander what happen to the police reports mad by the victims.
Having CCTV at rest stops would discourage these thugs
Beware of dubious motor repair shop – GS Automobil Enterprise in Seremban
Dear all (especially for those who travels a lot with north-south highway),
This is a true event! It happened to my friend, Alvin.
Alvin came all the way from JB to Selayang, KL, on a business trip. At about 12:30am, 29/4/2011, his Toyota was over-heated, he then parked at the emergency lane (KM269.9) before Seremban exit, North-South Highway. Planning to let the engine cool down, add water to the water tank and slowly drive to KL, he took his rest for a while…
A while later, a tow truck arrived to offer a helping hand. The driver is an Indian wearing a Chinese workshop jacket, estimated the towing fees and rough costing to repair the over-heating engine for about less than RM200. Both agreed, the car was towed to a workshop in Mambau. Seremban.
Yup, it’s GS Automobil Enterprise !!!
Operated by a bunch of Indian. (I don’t mean that all Indians are like them, I have lots of good Indian friends too.) There, the workshop boss quoted Alvin for about RM300 plus. Then he asked his workers to start dismantling the engine to inspect the gasket. He then told Alvin to come back the next day to get the car. Without any choice, Alvin left the workshop to look for a hotel nearby…
The next day, Alvin went back there to see the progress… there he waited, waited waited… started to worry, at that moment, there was a mid-age Chinese guy with his family seemed waiting for there car too. They started to find out that things are not right and the later went to the police station nearby to make a police report and came back to claim the car. He was charged RM2,800.00 for also a simple engine over-heating problem! And Alvin’s bill is RM3,939 !!!
After everything was settled, he left Seremban heading back to KL…
Half way through, he had to stop at the emergency lane again because the engine was HOT again!!! Slowly he moved, stopped to cool it down, drove another few km… and so on until he reached KL. Here, the mechanic did a complete check to find out that the engine was completely doomed because “someone” purposely did something to the engine to kill it after sometime… OMG. That is so evil!!!
After digging through some blogs, it seems this workshop is actually very famous! There were many many cases with this GS Automobil Enterprise!!! What??? Is there any police in that area? Are they blind? Deaf? or dead? …. or they are some sort of “partners”??? You be the judges.
FYI, GS Automobil Enterprise is located at:
No. 4, Jalan Helang 1
Taman Industri Ringgan Mambau
H/P : 012-264 1993 / 010-244 1701 / 016-9960 396
Alvin made a police report and he went to the Hal Ehwa Pengguna Malaysia to further complain and hopefully they will take action towards these bunch of devils.
Whatever the outcome may be, the moral of this event is DON’T TRUST ANYBODY EXCEPT THE HIGHWAY AUTHORIZED TOW TRUCK DRIVER TO TOW YOUR VEHICLE IF THIS HAPPENS TO YOU ON THE HIGHWAY!!!
PLEASE SHARE THIS TO ALL THAT YOU KNOW.