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Motor vehicle repairs

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Most repair shops and garages are honest and will do a good job fixing your vehicle. But some may charge you too much, do work that you did not ask for, or do poor-quality work.

Fortunately, Ontario’s Consumer Protection Act gives you some legal rights when your vehicle needs repairs. This law covers repairs to cars, vans, trucks, motorcycles, and motor-assisted bicycles. It applies to anyone who is paid to repair your vehicle. This includes dealerships, neighbourhood garages, used car lots, and specialty garages like muffler, lube, transmission, and body shops.