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How to report a defective vehicle?

By Solidarity 8 January 2013 23

After years of having several “random inspections of the ACT Road fleet” Dickson inspections in my letterbox, and years of having cars randomly defected while on my street (Including one for bald rear tyres which was the reason why the car wasn’t driven that day as I was waiting for a mate to drop some wheels off), the old lady across the road has two brake lights out.

Told her about it months ago.

I rang Canberra Connect, but they said there was no service to do it.

That’s a load of crap, the old bitch has been reporting my cars for years for no good reason.

Anyone know?


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eyeLikeCarrots 12:38 pm 10 Jan 13

Kramer said :

Let go of the hate…

I agree….

Just be careful not to cut yourself on sharp edges while you shit in her letterbox

KB1971 9:29 am 09 Jan 13

KeenGolfer said :

KB1971 said :

Um yes quite, I used to work there. A recall notice is not a defect, it a call to the owner of the vehicle to see if the report is correct. If it is then and the owner has not had it rectified prior to turning up at the test station then they will issue a defect. The inspectors at the station can also look over the car for any other defects if they suspect the vehicle may be carrying more.

Once the defect is issued then the 14 day presentation timeline you mention begins followed by the suspension and then eventually cancellation of the registration.

You are correct, my apologies. I was talking for police/RTA issued defect notices when as you say the public reports a vehicle it gets recalled for a check first.

No dramas 🙂

Pitchka 8:28 am 09 Jan 13

JimCharles said :

Scrumpox said :

Kramer said :

Kramer’s right. Why not fix her stop lights – you’ll get some good karma for it. I don’t want to ram her from behind.

Might be more rewarding than just getting good karma though, if she offers?

She may be a little rough, might have been a while…. so perhaps ask her to take her teeth our first….

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