breakdown service

A service provided by a tow-truck in providing repairs at the place where the breakdown occurred

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • Breakdown (vehicle) — An overheated Vauxhall Carlton stopped on Tottenham Court Road, London A vehicle breakdown is the operational failure of a motor vehicle in such a way that the underlying problem prevents the vehicle from being operated at all, or impedes the… …   Wikipedia

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