ELECTRICS, BATTERY & ALTERNATOR

Sometimes I have to smile!

Sometimes I have to smile! Click the image to enlarge I am amazed that sometimes we can have problems through no fault of our own! This vehicle drove into the garage for a routine service and Mot – it passed the Mot and the service was...

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Scrapping a vehicle

A sign of the times scraps a vehicle Click the image to enlarge We had a call from a young lady customer who’s car had been off the road for about a month. Over a couple of weeks it had developed a few problems – the electrics had...

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Saw the light?

Saw the light? Click the image to enlarge When your headlights are not working properly and you cannot work out how to change the bulb, what do you do? Last week we had a  customer who had just this predicament. He called in to “book”...

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Saving customers money

Saving customers money Click images to enlarge In these difficult times, we try to save customers money and having immobile cars moved adds to the repair cost. We have the capability to collect small to medium cars. We do this for a very small...

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Many electrical problems

Many electrical problems Click the image to enlarge The phone call came in from customer who was complaining that the car was not turning over properly and the immobiliser was not working fully, plus, the central locking was “playing...

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Do I need an ECU?

Do I need an ECU? No, just a relay! Click the image to enlarge We had a call from a very distressed pensioner, his car would not start, it turned over very well, but would not start. The problems he thought, started when he was last driving the...

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Continually flat battery

Battery continually going flat! Click image to enlarge A customer had been experiencing problems with their vehicle’s battery always going flat, and he had been to a few garages but they had all reported no faults. We agreed to have the...

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Con-FUSED 3

Con-FUSED 3 Click the images to enlarge As part of a service it is customary to check the electrics of a vehicle and mark down any problems. I am amazed that many customers are not aware that things like cigarette lighter, interior lights and...

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