When do I need a LPG Certificate in Gold Coast?

  • When selling your vehicle
  • Transfering QLD Registration
  • Re-registering in QLD
  • Transferring Interstate rego to QLD

If your car is fitted with an LPG system, be it, dual fuel (LPG and petrol) or dedicated LPG you are legally required to have an LPG (gas) certificate to register or transfer ownership of the car in Gold Coast.

You are required to obtain an LPG (gas) certificate to ensure that equipment is safe, and it is the responsibility of the seller to obtain that certificate.
The LPG (gas) certificate inspection can be done at your convenience home
or work & is valid for 3 months.

If your car is dual fuel, you are legally required to have an LPG (gas) certificate and a safety certificate (petrol) to register or transfer the car.

The LPG (gas) certificate inspection and 10-year tank/s testing needs to be carried out by a licensed operator with specialist equipment.

The 10-year tank testing once done is valid for 10 years.

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Simply bring your car to our modern workshop and we can run a full diagnostics to find out what the issue is and give you an upfront quote on your car repair. 

We are available six days a week, attending the most convenient location that suits you while providing efficient and effective inspections, evaluations and certifications on the Gold Coast.

Benefits of a LPG Gas Certificate in Gold Coast

Obtaining a LPG gas certificate is not only required by law, but it also offers a wide range of benefits.
These benefits include but are not limited to:

  • Increasing your number of potential buyers
  • Allowing you to safely and legally operate a vehicle on Australian roads
  • Required for documentation transfer of a car into another party’s name
  • Peace of mind of optimal performance and condition

What is involved in testing an LPG tank?

Re-certification is a detailed process and entails:

  • Checking the tank date on the actual tank/s
  • Checking the emission
  • Run and empty gas lines
  • Remove gas tank fittings
  • Carry out external inspection
  • Remove all liquid and vapor from gas tank/s
  • Remove tank with nitrogen
  • Remove and test valves and fittings
  • Inspect tank/s internally
  • Test and replace valves & seals
  • Pressure test tank/s
  • Leak check tank/s
  • Date stamp tank/s
  • Leak test connections & fittings using a small amount of LPG
  • Compliance certificate is issued

Are your LPG (gas) tank/s over 10 years old?

By Australian standards, if your LPG (gas) system is over 10 years old, the tank/s need to be re-certified.
For example, if the LPG (gas) system was installed in 2014,
the tank/s will need to be tested in 2024.

How can i find out if tanks are tested?

The best way to find out is on the LPG tank itself it will have a LPG compliance plate with the last test date details.

Otherwise all LPG fitted vehicles have a LPG Compliance plate in the engine bay area where there is a re-test/tank test date.

It’s important to note that testing isn’t just about compliance, but also about making sure that you and your family are safe.

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