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Wipers – 101

Have you ever been driving in the torrential rain and struggled to see the road in front of you?   Heavy rainfall is inevitable during these winter months, with reduced stopping distances now is the most important time to ensure...

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Taking Care of the Company Vehicle Part 2

For many businesses, company vehicles are integral, the wheel that keeps things going. (Excuse the pun - Ed) The managers/owners rely on the drivers to take care of the vehicles; to enable deliveries, or get to customer appointments, they need...

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Taking Care of the Company Vehicle Part 1

Looking after fleet and/or company vehicles, is often allocated to an administration staff member or a mid-management person who has a little scope to add to their duties. Much of the time this person has some experience, but often requires...

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Dash Warning Lights

There are two types of warning lights – red and orange. A red warning light suggests that you should act quickly because the problem is serious, such as an overheating engine, low engine oil pressure or a braking system problem....

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Covid 19 – level 3 processes

KAAR takes Covid 19 restrictions serious. We will open in level 3 on 27th April, 2020.  Our team will sanatise all touch surfaces, throughout the process. Keys will be sanitised and placed into a sealed plastic bag. Emailed invoices and...

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Covid-19 KAAR Risk Plan

New Zealand is moving through the Covid-19 Alert Levels, our workshops will remain open through levels 1, 2 and 3. Should level 4 return we will be closed to the general public, though will continue our services for our essential...

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Covid-19 KAAR Care – Community Protection

Our lives have all changed from this crisis, and now we have to adapt to the changes/precautions throughout our daily life. The way we purchase goods and services Our responsibility to our communities risk Our responsibility to workers risk, within...

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Covid-19 KAAR Care – Wof time

Having your vehicle safe is an important priority, that is why in NZ we have the Warrant of Fitness process. At the moment, the inspection itself is not important as the priority to isolate, and of course whilst isolating we...

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Covid-19 KAAR Care – Battery care

Many questions are being raised about vehicle care and specifically concerns about your vehicle batteries, whilst the vehicle is not being used.   There is a lot of misinformation in the marketplace, so this article I intend to address your concerns....

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