Repair Shops Closed

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Repair Shops Closed

Postby country boy » Mon Mar 30, 2020 4:29 pm

Very Strange logic indeed:
My car has died, I think from a Diesel Problem, whilst still in my garage on my fica in the Campo.
The government,I am told, has closed all Garages/Repair shops to private motorists and told them that can only serve the freight industry during the close down.
So no Grua and no mechanic. I live 4 miles from town and we are currently only able to obtain supplies by borrowing a neighbours car.
Can this be right? Are the roadsides to be filled with broken down cars?
Any advice would be appreciated.

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Re: Repair Shops Closed

Postby peteroldracer » Mon Mar 30, 2020 4:58 pm

"Car Garages for Repairs" are specifically allowed to trade. They must adopt safeguarding, and work with the doors closed. Try your insurance company for a grua?
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Re: Repair Shops Closed

Postby country boy » Mon Mar 30, 2020 6:20 pm

Please check your facts Dude, according to my man, the Government changed the rules last night! He had a visit this morning from the "Man" and they stopped him dead. He's had to lay two mechanics.

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Re: Repair Shops Closed

Postby peteroldracer » Mon Mar 30, 2020 6:51 pm

Suggest he tell the man to read BOE number 87 dated 29/03/20.
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Re: Repair Shops Closed

Postby country boy » Mon Mar 30, 2020 6:53 pm

Tomorrow I will...thanks!

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Re: Repair Shops Closed

Postby peteroldracer » Mon Mar 30, 2020 6:53 pm

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Re: Repair Shops Closed

Postby costakid » Mon Mar 30, 2020 6:57 pm

I think you will find the goverment only allows repairs of commercial vehicles from midnight Sunday. New tightening of lockdown law.

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Re: Repair Shops Closed

Postby Enrique » Mon Mar 30, 2020 7:42 pm

Hi country boy,
Have sent you a PM
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Re: Repair Shops Closed

Postby peteroldracer » Tue Mar 31, 2020 4:48 am

HOLD IT!
I have been through the BOE and cannot find the “garage” entry. It looks possible that the usually very reliable translations provided by the N332 police may have mixed up the latest version? It dies not help that the BOE number seems to stay the same, but revisions are only identified by date. I have asked for clarification but suggest holding back on waving these posts under the funcionario’s nose!
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Re: Repair Shops Closed

Postby pensure1988 » Tue Mar 31, 2020 3:43 pm

Hi

Your Garage entry is covered in this article below.

https://www.thinkspain.com/news-spain/3 ... an-you-buy

Good Luck

David

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Re: Repair Shops Closed

Postby peteroldracer » Tue Mar 31, 2020 3:59 pm

But just like the translation I quoted, the actual wording cannot be found in the BOE of Sunday.
There are bound to be anomalies- like the fact that shops selling newspapers are permitted to open, but going to buy a paper is not listed as a valid reason to go out!
Unless I have missed it there is also no mention in the law about having to use your nearest supermarket, or wear masks/gloves?
There is obviously a range of operating - those businesses that must be open, those allowed to open (with restricted hours or not) and those not allowed to open.
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Re: Repair Shops Closed

Postby country boy » Wed Apr 01, 2020 12:14 pm

Enrique...check your inbox...hopefully!! ;-)

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Re: Repair Shops Closed

Postby Enrique » Wed Apr 01, 2020 12:33 pm

Hi country boy,

Empty.......... :-(

Is it showing in your Out Box..............it will stay there until I read it..........
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Re: Repair Shops Closed

Postby country boy » Wed Apr 01, 2020 12:49 pm

yes it is

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Re: Repair Shops Closed

Postby gerrynag » Wed Apr 01, 2020 5:35 pm

Have you actually tried calling the Grua ? Your insurance company would tell you if there was no Grua, rather than relying on what other people tell you.

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Re: Repair Shops Closed

Postby country boy » Wed Apr 01, 2020 6:23 pm

Yes , they said roadside emergency only, not from home!

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Re: Repair Shops Closed

Postby olive » Wed Apr 01, 2020 7:02 pm

Mobile mechanic if you think it is an easy fix?

Our 4x4 split a hose last week. Quite a serious issue for OH. If it was our only car we could have got someone to come and do a fix (assuming they could get the hose).

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Re: Repair Shops Closed

Postby country boy » Wed Apr 01, 2020 7:12 pm

Thanks, I don't think it's an easy fix unfortunately, I'm used to those, this is heavy!

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Re: Repair Shops Closed

Postby olive » Wed Apr 01, 2020 7:18 pm

suspected that might be the case. Push it down the road past the "home limit".

I would apply common sense to the situation. Problem will be the repairman getting parts.


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