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Servicing Personal Inflatable Device Lifejacket, PFD-1

 At Dive and Dive in Braeside, we have been servicing personal inflatable device lifejackets PFD-1 for over 25 Years.

Please contact Peter at Dive and Dive 03 9769 0145 to find the service you are looking for.

Common Questions about the Servicing Personal Inflatable Lifejacket, PFD-1:

Please Note: " this is Dive and Dive's Recommendations "


Question: How much will cost to service my LifeJacket PFD-1 ?


Answer: $43.00 plus Parts for Lifejackets Yokes, PFD-1.

Answer: $46.00 plus Parts for Lifejackets Jackets or Vests, PFD-1.


Question: What parts need to be changed?

Answer: Washers and o'rings on the mechanism if applicable, cylinder "if it is rusty, attempt to fire, and lost weights" oral valve if failed the test, the bladder if the heat seal is damaged, straps, and accessory if applicable, and any other element deemed to be unsafe to pass the test.


Question: Would I receive a certificate for the service?

Answer: Yes your signed tax invoice is your certificate, and the life jacket will be marked.


Question: How often the PFD-1 need to be serviced?

Answer: once every year. 


Question: Who can do an inspection on my life jacket PFD-1 ?

Answer: The owner of the PFD-1 , which it should performed before every trip.


Question: Who can do a service for life jacket PFD-1.?

Answer: Only technician can do service for PFD-1 


Question: Where can I find more information on the life jacket PFD-1. Regulations?

Answer: https://www.vic.gov.au/search-results.html?q=Life%20jackets 

Answer: https://www.wearalifejacket.vic.gov.au/ 


Question: How long will take for servicing my life jacket with Dive and Dive?

Answer: Approximately 2-3 working days, “We will give you an estimate at the time"


Question: Do You wash my life jacket during the service ?

Answer: Yes, a light wash is part of our service.


Question: Can i buy spare parts from Dive and Dive ?

Answer: Yes you can, "it is a good idea to bring your life jacket or the old parts with you".


Question: Do I get charged if my life jacket failed the service ?

Answer: Yes $20.00 for our service.


Question: Is my brand new lifejacket is safe to use ?

Answer: NO " on the 21st, July, 2018 Yamaha Motor Australia has a Recall: A supply process error resulted in some lifejackets being supplied without the CO2 inflation cylinder".

And Hutchwilco Branded Fisher 150N Inflatable LifeJacket Recall


Question: Can I buy a really big size Life Jackets from Dive and Dive ?

Answer: Yes Dive and Dive, carry a special custom made Life Jackets and Vests up to sizes, 3XL, 4XL, and 5XL,


Question: When the PFD1 Lifejackets need to be retired from service? 

Answer: A PFD-1 lifejackets can be failed, by a technician, and or not meeting the Standards!

Answer: the AS-1512 will be expired the year 2028!


Question: How many brand of Life Jackets are available in australia ?

Answer: Life Jackets in Australian market: Stormy Seas LifeJackets, Stormrider, Marlin, Watersnake, Axis, RFD's, SOS Marine, Spinlock, Shimano, Burke Marine, Hutchwilco, Stearns, Ultra, Jarvis Walker, Mazu Marine, Avante Marine Group, Baltic, BLA, Blue Water, Challenger, Comodore, Crane, Crewsaver, Echee Trading, Essencial, Evinrude, Excel, ExplorerFerno, Formula 150, GMA, Marine Pool, Menace, Mojiko, Omega, Outdoor Expedition, Overboard, PFD Australia, Pilot, Platnum, Qinlong, Quick Silver, Roaning Forties, Sabre, Safety Marine Australia, Sea Safe, Shimano, Shore, Sigma, Steams, Sterns, XMS, and Yamaha PFD's-1, etc...