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Inspire Accident Centre

280 Mahoney Rd, Thomastown, VIC, 3074

The inspire accident centre provides professional car repairs our facilities include a fully enclosed spray bake oven for superior paint finishes and a Car-O-Liner chassis straightening measuring system.

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Burgess Automotive

50 Korong Rd, Heidelberg West, VIC, 3081

Burgess Automotive is a comprehensive service and mechanical repair specialist.

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FNQ Oil Filters

276 Byrnes St, Mareeba, QLD, 4880

Fnq Oil Filters, spare parts and hydraulic products.

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Dent Revolution

118 Magill Rd, Norwood, SA, 5067

Vehicle Paintless Dent Repairs (PDR), Vehicle Dent Removal and Vehicle Hail Damage Repairs.

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Dentsdirect

By Appointment, Berwick, VIC, 3806

Dents Direct Is a Mobile Paintless Dent and Removal Company in Melbourne

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Auto Response

177 O'Connor Rd, Stratton, WA, 6056

Auto Response have a team of expertise which are highly capable of providing any type of repairing services.

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JMA Automotive

36 McIntosh St, Airport West, VIC, 3042

JMA Performance and General is a private workshop that specialises in mechanical maintenance.

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User Guide To Automotive Repair

There is a great number of car repair services in Australia. In fact, there are numerous automotive repair shops in different states and territories due to the high number of vehicles in the country. Cars either used for urban use or off-road break down eventually and the services of motor mechanics are needed all the time.

Automotive repair shops come with a variety of services and specialties. Some automotive parts stores maintain service operations. Some are regional or national chains and franchises. Another type of automotive repair shop is the service departments of car dealerships which are the only ones authorized to perform warranty and recall repairs by the manufacturers and distributors. Automotive repair shops are run by motor mechanics.

The main role of the motor mechanic is to diagnose the problem of the vehicle accurately and quickly and provide the necessary services to fix it. They often quote the price of the repair to the customer before starting to work on the vehicle or after partial disassembly for inspection. Motor mechanics often use electrical equipment to determine the problem but they also use their senses. They may repair a specific part of the car or replace one or more assembly parts. Most motor mechanics are provided with sophisticated diagnostic computers for fixing the more sophisticated systems of today?s vehicles. They may also be qualified to repair the electrical systems of the vehicle.

Automotive repair may also include certain modifications on the vehicle to improve its performance on both on the road and off road. These are usually requested by automobile enthusiasts. The rates of vehicle modification may vary depending on the kind of work to be done and the parts needed for the vehicle.

Vehicle repair and modifications vary and may include vehicle lifts to increase the amount of clearance between the ground and the bottom of the frame of the vehicle, body lifts, suspension lifts for better handling capabilities, axle lifts by fitting larger tires or mounting portal axles, and many more. These accessories are available from stores that specialize in automobiles and also from the retailer of the vehicles, which can be requested upon purchase.
The Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association is concerned with the manufacturing, re-manufacturing, wholesaling, distribution and retailing of all vehicle parts, accessories, tools, equipment and services on all vehicles.

How to choose the best automotive repair shop

  • Before you even need a repair shop, start searching for one. You make better decisions when you are not rushed or panicked.
  • Ask people you know for their recommendations based from their experience.
  • When you find a repair shop, start with small jobs. If you are satisfied, you may trust them with more complex repairs.
  • The policies of the automotive repair shop should always be posted or explained to your satisfaction.
  • The management of a good automotive repair shop is always willing to discuss the problem if you are not satisfied with the service.

Ask if the shop customarily handles your car make and model

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