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Red Light Camera's how to measure their compliance

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Red light cameras need to comply with a standard and don’t be surprised if they don’t.
Red light cameras are a growth industry, but for some reason, the guidelines may not always be implemented.
The camera operating system
Firstly let’s understand the operating system of a red light camera. More importantly, we need to understand the Amber light cycle times, this is the money shot.
How does a speed camera operate
Instant detection. Speed cameras detect the speed of vehicles by using detectors embedded ...

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EL Ford Station Wagon Actuator Fault

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EL Ford Station Wagon Actuator Fault.

This is an ongoing problem, it seems for many people not knowing what to do.
It usually starts with a typical door lock mechanism acting in reverse, example as follows:

Depress the remote to lock the vehicle and only 3 out of the 4 doors will lock.
This OEM fault also allows the vehicle to be unlockable.

Quick fix
Replace the lock acting out of sequence, not sure on the cost of a new actuator but if ...

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Buying A Second Hand Vehicle in 2017-A

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Buying A Second-Hand Vehicle in 2017

This subject is always changing due to technology and opportunity scammers.
I will try to make this as simple as possible but it won’t be easy.

The list will help you master the art of buying a secondhand vehicle.

  • Rego check on the vehicle for a statutory ride off, and or if the vehicle has finance owing to it.
  • Does it pass the WOVR check?
  • Vehicle recall check, to see if the vehicle requires any expensive dealer recall repairs.
  • Does ...
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Motor vehicle sales and repairs: an industry guide to the Australian Consumer Law

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Motor vehicle sales and repairs: an industry guide to the Australian Consumer Law

This guide was developed by:

  • Australian Capital Territory Office of Regulatory Services
  • Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
  • Australian Securities and Investments Commission
  • Consumer Affairs and Fair Trading Tasmania
  • Consumer Affairs Victoria
  • New South Wales Fair Trading
  • Northern Territory Consumer Affairs
  • Queensland Office of Fair Trading
  • South Australia Consumer and Business Services
  • Western Australia Department of Commerce, Consumer Protection

Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 2013

ISBN 978-0-642-74919-2

This publication is available for your use under a Creative Commons By Attribution 3.0 Australia licence, ...

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