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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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Are you in the market for a secondhand Vehicle

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Today I saw three people hovering over a second-hand vehicle, outside a used car yard, getting the big sell by the used car yard owner.
I wondered what the three people thought, or more to the point, were they prepared for buying a second-hand vehicle or did they just think it’s only a car what’s the big deal.

After many years in the trade, I’d like to invite anyone that has a question about buying their first second-hand vehicle and understand what ...

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Buying A Second Hand Vehicle in 2017

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

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Working under cars only supported by a jack may cause severe injury or death

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Working under cars

People can be crushed to death or severely injured when working under a car that is only supported by a jack.

Over the past decade, at least 46 Australians have been crushed and killed when working under a vehicle.

On average, 160 injuries are associated with jacks each year. Injuries range from amputation to fractures and crush injuries.

Most of the deaths were men and involved the vehicle being lifted or supported in the wrong way. Home mechanics are most at ...

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Vehicle Jack Recalls, May Cause Death

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Vehicle jacks

Raising vehicles with a jack can be hazardous if not done correctly. People have suffered serious injury or been crushed to death through inappropriate use of a vehicle jack. Always make sure you follow the operating instructions.

About jacks

A vehicle jack is a device designed to raise a car, caravan or trailer. The mandatory safety standard for vehicle jacks covers:

  • hydraulic jacks
  • lever jacks
  • pantograph (scissor) jacks
  • screw ...
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