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Overview

Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Fitters (General) fit and replace parts and accessories on motor vehicles.

Day-to-day

  • removes old and damaged parts and cleans surrounding areas on vehicles
  • fits batteries and installs accessories such as sun roofs, stereos and alarms
  • inspects, removes and repairs muffler mountings, and fits new mufflers, extractors and exhaust pipes
  • removes radiators from vehicles and cleans and repairs them
  • installs new or repaired radiators into vehicles and repairs and replaces other units in the cooling system such as thermostats, head gaskets and water pumps
  • inspects tyres to determine which repair action to implement and repairs punctures in tubes and tubeless tyres
  • operates air driven equipment to remove and refit tyres and tubes on vehicles
  • balances wheels and tyres using static and electronic equipment.

Considerations

  • requires driving.

To become a Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Fitter (General)

Skills employers are looking for

  • Repair

  • Mining Equipment Operation

  • Predictive / Preventative Maintenance

  • Communication Skills

  • Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM)

  • Troubleshooting

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