ELECTRICS, BATTERY & ALTERNATOR

No stone left unturned

Here at Worcester’s Mobile Mechanic, we’ll stop at nothing to solve problems for our customers.   This vehicle had some serious electrical problems that were all located behind the dashboard.      The customer bit the bullet and authorised...

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Twice the trouble

It appears that some people have no understanding about how a twin battery starting system operates.   This customer knew one of the batteries was in a poor state so he replaced it. The fact he renewed it with the wrong battery is not the...

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Spark plugs go snap

The spark plugs pictured are from a six cylinder in for a service. The vehicle actually had a misfire though the customer hadn’t noticed. As the plugs were being removed they broke. We have no idea how long they had been in the vehicle and...

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Battery breakdown bother

We recently had a call from a regular customer whose car battery had gone flat during a weekend away.   A breakdown company had attended, “tested” the battery and tried to persuade her to have a new battery fitted.   She declined...

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A timely booster

Recently Worcester’s Mobile Mechanic were “testing” a new battery boost pack. This was actually very lucky for us as a Jaguar that was awaiting collection failed to start the very next day. For these vehicles you need to be able to have a...

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Let there be lights

  At Worcester’s Mobile Mechanic we always check faults thoroughly. Our attitude is: “If it was our car would we buy such and such?” If the answer to the question is not a definite ‘yes’, then we carry on investigating. This vehicle came in with...

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The mystery of modern cars

Modern motor cars never cease to amaze me. This Vauxhall Zafira diesel came in for a clutch job and the customer asked if we could look at his starter motor at the same time as it was “playing up”. This was an understatement –...

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