Your deserve to be protected! That’s why Toyota has established the “NO TO COUNTERFEIT” campaign to fight the emerging Toyota counterfeit parts in the market. This campaign aims to inform our dealers and out beloved customers against the counterfeit parts to strengthen countermeasures against fake parts. This site will feature tips on how our Toyota vehicle users can avoid further damage to their cars using counterfeit products. Only Toyota Genuine Parts are reliable, so make the right choice!
For years now, a lot of counterfeit Toyota Parts have been found in the market. To help our Toyota customers avoid purchasing fake parts, we have created this section to show you samples and description that can help you identify a Toyota Genuine Parts as opposed to a counterfeit part.
Distributor Contact Point
Distinguish the distributor contact point by the contact surface
The contact surface of counterfeit parts doesn’t have a sheen, compared with that of Genuine Parts. Whether a part has a sheen or not enables distinction.
a. The TOYOTA logo, part number, and supplier name (DENSO) are not printed on the filter of many counterfeit parts.
b. The part where the filter paper and frame meet is crudely finished in counterfeit parts.
Distinguish the spark plugs by the shape of the gasket.
Gasket Cross-Section (Reference)