Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Fitters

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Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Fitters

Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Fitters fit and replace parts and accessories on motor vehicles.

Fun facts

  • 1155 Weekly Pay Before Tax
  • 89% full-time Full-Time Share
  • 2% female Gender Share


There are many tasks done by motor vehicle parts and accessories fitters. A few are listed below:

  • removing old and damaged parts and cleaning surrounding areas on vehicles
  • fitting batteries and installing accessories such as sun roofs, stereos and alarms
  • removing damaged glass, trimming strips and rubber seals from window frames and mountings on motor vehicles, positioning new windscreens and glass windows on frames and attaching and sealing them
  • inspecting, removing and repairing muffler mountings, and fitting new mufflers, extractors and exhaust pipes
  • removing radiators from vehicles and cleaning and repairing them
  • installing new or repaired radiators into vehicles and repairing and replacing other units in the cooling system such as thermostats, head gaskets and water pumps
  • inspecting tyres to determine which repair action to implement and repairing punctures in tubes and tubeless tyres
  • operating air driven equipment to remove and refit tyres and tubes on vehicles
  • balancing wheels and tyres using static and electronic equipment

Specific occupations

  • Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Fitter (General)
  • Autoglazier
  • Exhaust and Muffler Repairer
  • Radiator Repairer
  • Tyre Fitter
  • Windscreen Fitter
  • Exhaust and Muffler Fitter
  • Radiator Fitter
  • Vehicle Window Tinter