Tuesday Tips – 2016.10

2016.10 Part 1 **TUESDAY TIPS** Repair issues…. We have all experienced this at some point, whether it be a refrigerator, washing machine or your vehicle.  And often due to the costly nature of these repairs, disputes can arise.  RACQ said “In our experience many disputes are due to simple misunderstandings or poor communication on the…

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Tuesday Tips – 2016.9

2016.9 **TUESDAY TIPS** Last week I blogged about why you should service your vehicle and what might happen if you don’t – refer to post here. This week I want to divulge a little into your new car warranty and regular maintenance services. Firstly, non-dealers (like Ipswich City Mechanical) can only do servicing; we cannot…

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Tuesday Tips – 2016.8

2016.8   **TUESDAY TIPS**   Why should I service my vehicle?   In a very simple explanation, a regularly serviced vehicle will have a longer and more economical life than one that is run into the ground with minimal or inappropriate attention.   It worries me that according to RACQ figures only 52% of Queenslanders…

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Tuesday Tips – 2016.7

2016.7 **TUESDAY TIPS**   What is ABS? Antilock braking system is a safety system that prevents a vehicle’s wheels from locking or skidding when a driver brakes hard.  It helps to maintain steering control, avoid a skid and in some cases can shorten the stopping distance during a hard stop. How does the ABS system…

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Tuesday Tips – 2016.6

2016.6 **TUESDAY TIPS** The Competition and Consumer Act 2010 prevents the practice of exclusive dealing by attaching conditions of the sale of goods that restrict the buyer’s freedom of choice to deal with whom or in what they choose. SO……. In plain English terms this means that a vehicle manufacturer cannot specify that you must…

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