AMC Car Repairs Blog

This is AMC Car Repairs Blog, we try and post regular updates that our viewers would like to read. We will talk about a range of topics, it could be anything from; Vehicles we specialize in;  Volvo, Audi, Seat, Skoda & Volkswagen, General Car Maintenance, Diagnostic information, Spark plugs, Cambelts, Unusual car related facts and much more. The Topics will be varied and we will try and write them in a relaxed format so everyone can understand, not just the car enthusiasts that tune in. If you have a topic you would like us to cover, let us know and we will try to accommodate you. We hope that you enjoy reading them.

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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Car Electrical Faults Specialists Southampton

Car Electrical Faults Specialists Southampton We are Specialists in Car Electrical Faults based near Southampton, covering most SO postcodes in the Southampton Area and the New Forest.  If you have a private drive or private car park with space for us, with no height restrictions then we will come to you. We primarily carry out Electrical fault finding, diagnostics & repairs to various electrical components in cars and vans. As Auto Electricians we undertake a wide and varied range of jobs from tracing faults, rewiring, battery drains, programming,  replacing electrical components. Here are some examples of jobs that we as Car Electrician undertake: Trace Electrical Wiring faults & carry out repairs on motor vehicles. Maintenance & Repair of existing electrical components. Investigate Electric Windows & Electric Mirrors not working and Central Locking faults. ABS brake system faults and ECU engine … Continue reading

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ECU Cloning

ECU Cloning / ECU Copy: AMC Car Repairs, Auto Electrics & Diagnostics provide an ECU Cloning Service. If your ECU develops a fault get in touch with us, as we may be able to carry out a Clone to your ECU. We can carry out a clone on many makes and models of car. We carry out OBD mode cloning, Boot mode cloning and Bench mode cloning. Cloning the ECM can be an extremely cost effective solution to Engine control unit problems for customers. Alongside our Engine Control Module Cloning service, we also carry out Instrument cluster repairs, so get in touch with us today to discuss your fault. If your not local to the southampton area, we also offer a postal service so our services are available to everyone in the UK. Click here to Visit our web page … Continue reading

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EV & Hybrid Electric Cars

EV & Hybrid Electric Cars We are now fully qualified to work on EV & Hybrid Electric Cars we have attached our IMI Level 4 Certificate. Once we completed our training we decided to join HEVRA.  HEVRA is an independent organisation that ensures its members meet certain standards when it comes to training & equipment, so if you see us advertising we may display the HEVRA sign. Click here to visit the HEVRA website Most people know about Electric Cars now as they are becoming more and more popular. So what is a EV & Hybrid vehicle? Hybrid Cars: Hybrid cars have a traditional combustion engine that works in conjunction with 1 or more electric motors and a battery.  Some Hybrids such as the Honda Insight, Civic or CR-Z use an electric motor joined to the flywheel of the engine, … Continue reading

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Customer Feedback

Customer Feedback: Like all businesses we love it when our customers leave us Customer Feedback, we thought we would share what our customers had to say: We really appreciate receiving reviews from our customers you can view other customer reviews and these at Google Reviews website click here Our Mobile Mechanic / Auto Electrician covers a large area of Southampton  & New Forest area and will travel to your home or workplace to look at your vehicle if you have a suitable area for us to work. If your looking for services we provide give us a call today to book in on 07587 988174 or 02380 879058 we look forward to hearing from you. Click here to visit AMC Car Repairs Website

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Battery drain suspected on your car ?

Battery drain suspected on your car ? Its a frequent occurance for us to be called out to a car that has a battery drain.  Many times the customer has either taken the car elsewhere already and is still experiencing problems or replaced the battery or alternator and still getting a flat battery. Cars have become so advanced now with many computers and systems, which can develop faults that drain the vehicles battery. Customers often think that the faults with the battery so they change this. When the problem persists some also change their alternator as they think its not charging.  This is normally when they admit defeat and call us.  We then find many different things that cause drains, its different most times.  Once its been pinpointed and rectified, the problem goes away and the customer says ” I … Continue reading

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Mechanic that comes to you & specialises in Auto Electrics & Diagnostics

Mechanic that comes to you & specialises in Auto Electrics & Diagnostics: Mobile Mechanic that comes to you & 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, ECU or module Faults, broken wires, faulty sensors, central locking problems, electric window faults, instrument cluster faults, air bag … Continue reading

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Customer Feedback / Reviews

Customer Feedback/Reviews: Customer Feedback/Reviews are always nice to receive. We received this one recently and thought we would share it with you   If you would like to contact us about your vehicle just click here.    

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Oil Change & Servicing – AMC Car Repairs

Oil Change & Servicing – AMC Car Repairs Whilst we specialise in Auto Electrics & Diagnostics over the past 6 months or so,  we have come across many vehicles that have not had an oil change & servicing carried out for some time. All too often we hear the phrase ” its only just had an MOT Test”. We then have to advise them that, whats checked at an MOT Test is different to having a service.  An MOT Test is inspecting it at that moment in time,  a week later something could fail as a general wear and tear item, I won’t get into what is and isnt included in an MOT as that isnt the point of this post. Since covid, the number of people getting their vehicles serviced at regular intervals has dropped. People are now using … Continue reading

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Car Electrics Southampton

Car Electrics Southampton We specialise in Car Electrics in the Southampton & New Forest area along with Diagnostics & Fault Finding. AMC Car Repairs Cover a large area of postcodes: SO14, SO15, SO16, SO17, SO18, SO19, SO40, SO41, SO42, SO43, SO45,SO51, SO52, SO53. If the vehicle is parked off the road on a private driveway or a private car park with room for us to open doors and to park our van next to it we will come to you if its a job we can help with. We cover a wide range of Car Electrics faults – many people come to us after consulting a normal garage and ask us to investigate electrical faults that they need our expertise for, we also provide our services to a lot of local garages in this area. A snap shot of some … Continue reading

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