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A mechanic is an artisan, skilled tradesperson, or technician who uses tools to build, maintain, or repair machinery.

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    Bought Faulty Car from Private Seller - What to Do?

    On Saturday 08-01-2020 I bought an automatic ford fiesta 2010 car at $ 5,500 AUD in Liverpool NSW, Australia, I bought it after I drove it for more than 30 min and I liked it, also the car was in perfect aesthetic condition, also in the publication of market facebook and in the inspection of the...
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    NSW Pre purchase private sale vehicle inspection report failed to report major faults

    Hi everyone I purchased a second hand vehicle from a private seller in NSW for $11,500. Prior to purchase I did the checks for finance owing, write off, etc. Which all came back clear. I also paid a mechanic in NSW to inspect the vehicle and provide a pre purchase inspection report for $200. I...
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    NSW Unauthorised: My Car Sold by my Mechanic

    Good morning all and thanks in advance for any help you can provide me. Q1: What enquires would the server of an assumed legal document or letter of demand/intention of property sale (my vehicle), be expected to undertake to verify my address? Q2: Can a mechanic sell my car without permission...
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    QLD Mechanic damaged my car's transmission

    Hey guys thanks in advance for your assistance! So a few months ago I dropped my car into a workshop to have a load of work done ranging from turbo upgrade to clutch install and an ecu tune. I got the car back the other week and as Im driving home I notice I can't get into 4th gear. I know it...
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    VIC Car damaged by mechanic

    I took my car in to have the door lock fixed under warranty. They cleaned the car and t was filled with spray/water when I picked it up. There was a leak coming from the sunroof which had never happened before. They cleaned the lines and said there was no leak but it kept happening. The car has...
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    NSW unlawful mechanic repair

    Hello! I took my car to a car restoration company, the mechanic said that it would cost me around $50K and that he will charge as he goes. for 6 months I try to see the car but the mechanic told me that he would lose concentration. He also told me that work is going slowly due to a number of...
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    NSW Car with Issues from Gumtree - What to Do?

    I bought a car from a private dealer 1 week ago and he informed me that rego was paid for a year. He also put this information in the ad on Gumtree but when registering the car in my name I was informed that rego was expired and it needs to do the pink slip. I took the car to the mechanic and...
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    NSW Mechanic damaged my gearbox

    Hello, I recently took my gearbox into a mechanic to have a bearing replaced. The gearbox was not in a vehicle and I had already pulled the rear housing off (where the bearing is located) to personally inspect everything inside. The mechanic changed the bearing but only temporarily bolted the...
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    NSW Mechanic ruined my engine!

    Last August I had to replace the timing chain in my car. Fast forward to the August, the car starting making a funny noise when idling and then it just completely shut down. Had to get it towed to our local mechanic and he had a thorough look through it. Turns out that the mechanic that replaced...
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    QLD Shady mechanic in Brisbane , Qld

    Hi thank you for your advice ! A few months ago, I took my vehicle to a mechanic to give me the opinion on whether the vehicle was worth repairing or not. He advise ld me that it was not worth repairing at all and that it would be sent to the wreckers and he would advise me when that had taken...