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The closure of NRMA’s mobile vehicle inspections has caused an increase in car re-birthing in Sydney’s south-west. NRMA staff regularly discovered “re-birthed” cars during pre-purchase inspections. In the south-west of Sydney, inspectors would do five inspections a day, three of them be re-birthed. Read more...........

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That shiny used car with lower kilometres than normal may not be what it seems. It may have been "clocked", that is, had its speedo wound back to look like it has had an easier life. A recent investigation has revealed that "clocking" is rife in the Sydney motor trade at both private and retail levels. Read more ...........

Buying a Repairable Write-Off?

The NSW Government has announced new legislation to ban the re-registration of all statutory written-off vehicles (WOV). The move comes as the Government toughens its stance on car rebirthing, and means that a  statutory write-off will never be permitted to be re-registered in any State. Read more .........


Cars that die are reborn to live

This article features a sydney Detective who has worked in the police motor unit and with Strike Force Oliveri. Eighty-nine vehicles had been sold after being rebirthed by two families in Sydney's south-west. Most were the tradie's favourite, the Toyota Hilux. Read more...........

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Sydney Auto Inspections are available throughout the Sydney CBD and greater metropolitan areas, Central Coast, Wollongong, and Coff's Harbour


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Starting early 2018, vehicle owners may be able to claim a CTP Green Slip refund, as part of the NSW government's reforms to the CTP Green Slip scheme. You have until September 30 to claim your refund so there is no hurry. So, if you purchased or renewed your Green Slip before 1 December you may have paid pre-reform prices. Read more .......

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Sydney Auto Inspections has opened an Accident Investigation service to provide expertise to anyone whose vehicle has been damaged in a car accident or has experienced mechanical negligence. We provide a wide range of investigation and evidential support services that achieve results quickly. Read more ..........

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Are you about to buy a used motor vehicle? Sydney Auto Inspections will inspect your next purchase and provide you with a comprehensive vehicle inspection report (see sample) covering all mechanical components, panel repairs, interior condition, log book, and conduct a thorough road test. Our mobile On-site inspection reports are completely independent and are available immediately after completion of the inspection. Our inspectors will always provide you with friendly advice and explain the report in a language you can understand.


Sydney Auto Inspections is one of the most trusted and experienced car inspection services in Sydney. We provide you with a detailed and easy to read inspection report when buying a used car from a private seller, motor dealer, or at auction. We also provide Pre-selling inspections, End-of-Warranty inspections, Post-repair inspections, Owner's reports, Finance reports, Dispute/Claim reports, and Accident Damage reports. We now offer the most competitive rates at $240.00 for inner Sydney metro areas, $260.00 outer Sydney metro areas, and $280.00 for outer Sydney areas (click here for area map).


Sydney Auto Inspections is a fully mobile car inspection service that provides you with a FREE Car History Check (see sample) and Paint Thickness Test with every inspection. This shows if the car has ever been written-off, reported stolen, flood damaged, resprayed, or if there is existing finance or money owing. Combined with our mechanical report, we can offer you the most detailed and accurate car inspection report on the market. We also provide car inspection services for both fleet and domestic vehicles as well.


So, let us help you make the right decision on your next purchase and save you hundreds of dollars.

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Takata Air Bag Recall: 1/2 Million Australian Cars Affected

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Drivers are strongly urged to check whether their motor vehicle has been recalled to replace faulty Takata airbags. These recalls affect a large number of car makes and models, and a small number of motorcycles and trucks.There have been serious injuries and deaths from faulty Takata airbags. Read more .........

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Car manufacturers admit to refitting vehicles with faulty Takata airbags

At least five car makers in Australia have recalled their vehicles over dangerous airbags, only to refit them with a similarly faulty product, a recent investigation has found. The manufacturers are among 14 affected in Australia by a worldwide recall of Takata airbags, which have now killed 18 people and injured more than 180 worldwide. Read more .........

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