The Tire Equipment Parts Association (Tepa) has asked tire dealers and repair shops to refuse to fit tires without a valid proof of purchase.
This happens after warehouses and dealers in. KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng were looted.
Hedley Judd, the national director of Tepa, said looted stocks are now making the rounds in the market.
“Where tires or parts for Without a valid proof of purchase, Tepa suggests that attention be drawn to the SAPS immediately and that all instructions from the SAPS are followed correctly, “he said.
Judd said that losses are likely to be at a localized short-term Shortage of storage.