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April 8 deadline for 'bad gas' complaints

Published:Thursday | March 24, 2016 | 12:00 AMChristopher Serju

Motorists whose vehicles were affected by ‘bad gas’ have, until Friday, April 8, to submit their claims for compensation to the Consumer Affairs Commission (CAC).

The CAC, in a press release yesterday,  advised of the necessary information to be included in these compensation claims.

That information is:

• Name, address and telephone numbers

• Detailed report from mechanic or dealer outlining the problem and corrective action taken

• Receipt of petrol purchased or if this is unavailable, the date and place of purchase

• Pictures of work carried out and affected parts, if available

• Receipt for parts purchases, repairs and other related costs such as wrecker fees

• Any other helpful information

If necessary motorists are urged to contact the CAC for more information at its offices at 34 Trafalgar Road, Kingston 10; 30-34 Market Street, Montego Bay, St. James; 23 Caledonia Avenue, Mandeville, Manchester.

They may also call 906-5425, 906-0813; toll free 1-888-991-4470; fax 1-876-906-7525; email: or visit the website site at