ENGINE MANAGEMENT

Consigned to car heaven

We recently had a call from a customer whose Nissan Micra had an oil leak.   The standard advice is not to drive the vehicle so the customer agreed to Worcester’s Mobile Mechanic collecting the vehicle and an half an hour labour charge to...

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Tune up works wonders

A poorly running MGBGT recently arrived in the workshop for a tune up.   It had been to a couple of garages and they had been baffled but to the experienced team at Worcester’s Mobile Mechanic the issue was actually straightforward.  ...

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The chain (timing tool) gang

Some garages will not take on what they perceive to be a difficult job. I’m unsure whether this is because of a lack of knowledge – or confidence. Maybe it’s a bit of both…   At Worcester’s Mobile Mechanic we will do most jobs. My team...

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Keeping it real

I have always believed in looking on the bright side but I’m afraid some motorists really do believe their vehicles will run and run.   This picture is of a 2001 Peugeot 205 Gti’s cam-belt. The car came in as the steering had gone tight and...

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Filter fault resolved

Some of our customers are very observant when it comes to their vehicles.   This customer bought theirs in as the engine was “ticking” from the top end. On inspection, it was discovered that sometime in the past it had been neglected and the...

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Do the simple things first

    It never ceases to amaze me how many garages seem to have forgotten the basic rule of car repair – do the simple test first!   Just because the ECU/diagnostic computer has stated ‘misfire Number 2 cylinder’ this does not...

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