You should know that you have the law behind you when you take your vehicle into a shop. Repairs to cars, vans, trucks, motorcycles and motor-assisted bicycles are all covered under Part VI of the Consumer Protection Act, 2002.
This part of the legislation applies to anyone who works on or repairs motor vehicles, e.g., motor vehicle dealerships with repair facilities, neighbourhood garages, used-car lots that repair motor vehicles and muffler shops.
Repair shops must display a sign setting out charges and repair practices. The sign must be in a conspicuous place and must state: