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Engine Management Light Reminder!

Engine Management Light Reminder! We need to give you an Engine Management Light Reminder! EML’s as there also known on cars need addressing before your MOT Test, as it will fail if you have one showing. What is an Engine Management Light?  Basically its a warning light that will appear on your dash, they come in many different forms depending on the vehicle and fault. The light stays on the dash to warn you that your cars computer has detected a problem within an area of your car and it needs investigating and fixing to turn the light off. Recently we have had an influx of customers with Engine management lights on their vehicles, who are either unaware of MOT changes or have left repairs until just before their MOT test. The MOT Test Engine Management Light change is something … Continue reading

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Would you like a Car Electrician to visit your home or workplace?

Would you like a Car Electrician to visit your home or workplace? Your Car has an electrical fault that you need sorting but scheduling your diary is difficult. Not having your car while it spends the day at the local garage is tricky for a lot of people.  So would you like a Car Electrician to come to your home or workplace? You can stay in the comfort of your own home or workplace & get your car looked at, with very little disruption to your day. This is a Service that we provide! If you have a drive we can work on or space in a private car park then our Mobile Car Electrician Service can visit you. We carry out a wide variety of car and van electrical repairs and diagnostics, here are some examples of things we … Continue reading

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What vehicle electrical faults have we looked at recently?

What vehicle electrical faults have we looked at recently? So what vehicle electrical faults have we completed recently?  I use the word vehicle in this instance as we dont just work on car electrics, we also do van electrics as well. No 2 weeks are ever the same the variety of work we see is different every week, some weeks we see lots of similar jobs, others every job is different, you just never know whats going to be booked in next. Recently we have worked on a wide range of vehicles in a lot of different locations.  As a mobile auto electrician service we travel all over the Southampton and New Forest Areas,  recently we have visited Marchwood, Hythe, Beaulieu, Fawley, Cadnam, Lordswood, Ashurst, Nursling, Millbrook, Pilley, Totton, Lymington just to name a few.  So some days we encounter … Continue reading

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Mobile Car Electrician that will visit your Home!

Mobile Car Electrician that will visit your home!  – Yes this is a service we provide Do you have a problem with your car, but don’t want to have to take it to a Garage – We provide a Mobile service and will look at your car on your drive or if its parked in a private car park – so you can stay in the comfort of your own home whilst we investigate the problem for you. AMC Car Repairs, Auto Electrics & Diagnostics covers the Southampton & New Forest Areas, with our Mobile Car Electrician and Diagnostic services. We provide: Auto Electrics, Diagnostics, Programming, General Car Repairs, Instrument Cluster Repairs, Investigate No starts, Servicing, Fuse box repairs, Limp modes, Immobiliser faults and so much more. Recently we have been to: Langley,Blackfield, Fawley, Holbury, Hythe, Dibden, Exbury, Marchwood, Totton, … Continue reading

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Engine Management Light are you ignoring yours?

Engine Management Light – are you ignoring yours? Engine Management Lights appear on your dashboard to alert you to a potential problem or fault with your vehicle.  I’m sure we have all been guilty of ignoring them and hoping they will go away.  Unfortunatley by ignoring them it could actually cost you more in the long run,as you may continue driving the vehicle with a faulty part or problem which gives potential to actually cause more costly damage leading to a bigger repair bill. Its always best to find out why you have a light on before deciding how much of a priority it is for you to fix. As we have gone into the colder darker winter days making sure your vehicle is reliable is even more important. Breaking down on the side of the road on a cold … Continue reading

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Vehicle Lights: have you checked them recently?

Vehicle Lights: have you checked them recently? Nows a good time to do so as the evening get darker: Vehicle Lights this time of year suddenly become more important. During the summer months many of us dont drive in the dark.  After the last week or so of inclement weather we have suddenly seen the evenings get darker, meaning a lot more of us are having to drive in the dark. So this weekend set yourself the task of checking that all your vehicle lights on your vehicle are in good working order.  Its what will help keep you safe this winter when your on the road, if you cant see others, then they cant see you. As Auto Electricians we see a wide array of faults with lights from simple to complex and want to highlight the importance of … Continue reading

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Mechanic / Auto Electrician who will visit your car at your home:

Mechanic / Auto Electrician who will visit your car at your home: Mechanic / Auto Electrician who will visit your car at your home & specialises in Auto Electrics & Diagnostics.  We cover Southampton, New Forest & surrounding areas. If your vehicle is parked on a private driveway or in a private car park (with no height restrictions) with room for us to open the doors and to park our van.  We will visit you at your home or work address, to investigate why your vehicle has broken down or is faulting. We specialise in Factory Fitted Auto Electrics & Diagnostics / Fault Finding.  There is no typical day for us the variety of faults we see varies hugely. We can see: battery drains, vehicles not starting, Module Faults, broken wires, faulty sensors, central locking problems, electric window faults, instrument … Continue reading

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Summers here, is your car ready for the holidays?

Summers here, is your car ready for the holidays? Is your car ready?  The Sun is shining and the school holidays are fast approaching. Is your car ready for your summer holiday or days out you have planned with the kids? We are already receiving phone calls from stranded holiday makers who have wished they had addressed problems they had with their cars before they had gone on holiday.  No one wants to spend their holidays waiting for their car to be fixed! Unfortunatley not all repairs are quick fixes and are dependent on parts availability. Some parts are harder to source than others, so avoid being left stranded on your holiday or day out that you have been looking forward to.  Get your car booked in now so it doesnt let you down when you need it the most. … Continue reading

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Mobile Auto Electrician / Car Mechanic that comes to you

Mobile Auto Electrician / Car Mechanic that comes to you at your Home or workplace & specialises in Auto Electrics & Diagnostics: Mobile Auto Electrician / Car Mechanic that comes to you, at your home or workplace  & specialises in Auto Electrics & Diagnostics.  We cover Southampton, New Forest & surrounding areas. If your vehicle is parked on a private driveway or in a private car park (with no height restrictions) with room for us to open the doors and space to park our van next to it,  We will visit you at your home or work address, to investigate why your vehicle has broken down or is faulting. We specialise in Factory Fitted Auto Electrics & Diagnostics / Fault Finding.  There is no typical day for us the variety of faults we see varies hugely. We can see: battery … Continue reading

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Is your car summer ready?

Is your car summer ready? The weather is starting to feel more summery and many will be planning days out with family or have holidays planned. Will you need your car for these special occasions? If so now is the time to make sure you fix any faults that you have been putting off repairing, as you want you car to be as reliable as it can be and any foreseen problems resolved. Give us a call today to discuss any problems you may have with your car on 07587 988174 or click here to contact us

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