Whilst some warning lights may just be informative, they can be both alarming and off-putting. Even the illuminated low fuel level or unfastened seat belts light can cause some drivers to panic and become irritated but in general the others require specialist attention, not these basic ones.
The majority of modern cars, vans and lorries are all made with state-of-the-art electronic systems. These fitted computerised features aid the motorist and warn the driver when a fault is detected and needs attention. Alert codes are extremely beneficial for anyone behind the wheel and they are sent thanks to continual monitoring of the status of the vehicle.
An Introduction To Vehicle-Diagnostic Problems
Due to the advancements of modern technology, yes, our vehicles may be more computerised than ever and contain many gadgets but we have the equivalent testing kits to match. The ability to quickly recognise a problem allows us to find a solution quickly and efficiently, preventing further damage and the escalation of costs to repair.
The introduction of diagnostics in most, if not all modern cars enables issues to be raised before breakdowns occur and by preempting this, saves money and more importantly, saves lives. The computerised equipment that garages can use, scans your vehicle’s system to check for any faults, no matter how minor or major.
What Our Company Can Offer
Should you notice any dashboard lights appearing whilst driving your vehicle, or think you may have a diagnostic problem of any kind, contact us today to book a diagnostics test. If we are unable to diagnose the fault with your vehicle you will not be charged for the service.
Some of the standard electrical work we cover includes, but is not limited to;
We have the latest diagnostic equipment and all our diagnostic work is carried out to the highest specifications and is guaranteed to your satisfaction. The new electronic method of fault detection is much less time consuming than testing each component or circuit individually.
By streamlining the process, it means that faults can be rectified quicker and at a lower cost than was previously the case. Within seconds, the car’s computer and our computer are able to transfer information and any faults are reported using Diagnostic Fault Codes in an efficient and speedy manner.
How To Tell If I Need Assistance:
Tips On Keeping An Eye On Your Vehicle-Diagnostics At Home
There are many different signs which will indicate that your vehicle needs a diagnostic check.
To be on the safe side, if you suspect that there is a problem with your car but don’t know what it is, you will probably want to book a diagnostic check to find out what the issue is.
Here are some of the key signs to look out for;
Engine warning light -There may be a wide variety of issues if the engine warning light appears on your dashboard. It is vital to take your vehicle to a garage as soon as you can, to see why the light may be flagging up.
Strange noises – Strange sounds may include; whining from the bonnet, abnormally loud exhaust, uneven engine noise, brake squealing or gear crunching. Any of these coming from your car need to be investigated by a professional before they escalate.
Smoke – Your vehicle may be overheating, if you see smoke or steam coming from under the bonnet
Vibrating – By noticing any vibrating or pulling under your brake, it could indicate a problem with your suspension or steering.
However, the issue also may be due to worn brake discs or pads.