Tag Archives: auto electrician

Air Bag Warning Light

Air Bag Warning Light: Quite often the first way of knowing you have an Air Bag Fault, will be the Air Bag Warning Light showing on your car or van. This is there to alert you to a problem within the Air Bag system –  unfortunately the light alone doesnt tell you whats wrong with the car. It could be one of many airbags that have a problem within your car or van : Front airbags on steering wheel and in glove box Side airbags on ceiling and sides Mid level airbags Curtain airbags at window level Seat belt This is where you need to contact an Auto Electrician / Car Electrician. To investigate why the error light has appeared on your car. It could be for many reasons, so firstly they will check what fault codes the car or … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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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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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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