Garage in action

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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Con-FUSED again!

Con-FUSED again! – Car him no go. Click the image to enlarge We have customers who like to save money by doing the job themselves. Unfortunately this sometimes leads to other problems. A call came into the garage from a customer who we...

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Con-FUSED!

Con-FUSED – Perhaps a flat battery? The top fuse is the broken fuse People like to cut down on their car repair bills. This customer had a suspect flat battery and a friend’s father had a set of jump leads… This is a recipe for...

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Bulb or headlight?

MOT failure – headlight too dim! Click image to enlarge We recently had a customer whose car had failed the MOT for, “nearside headlight dim.” Apparently another garage had condemned the headlight itself and quoted £96.00 for a...

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Beyond our control

Beyond our control Click the image to enlarge Sometimes, even when you diagnose the fault correctly and then source a replacement component, things beyond your control take over. We had a call from a customer who could smell rotten eggs in the...

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A little bit of knowledge 2

A little bit of knowledge Click the image to enlarge Yet again I found myself at a vehicle where someone had used a jump pack to try and start it. They had then had a new battery fitted. Then the vehicle still would not start! They would have...

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