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Reminder that if your car has a warning light on dash at time of MOT it will Fail Test!

Reminder that if your car has a warning light on dash at time of MOT it will Fail Test! This is just a quick reminder to those of you who are not aware. If your car is displaying a warning light on the dashboard at the time of your MOT test it will Fail its MOT Test! Don’t leave it until your MOT is due! Warning lights show on your cars dashboard for exactly that reason. They are a warning that there is something wrong with your vehicle and its needs attention from a qualified mechanic. All too frequently we have cars that fail their MOT, due to having a warning light on their dash, the MOT requirements changed back in May 2018! Please don’t continue driving your vehicle until the time of your MOT Test if it has a … Continue reading

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Vehicle Starting, Charging & Batteries

Vehicle Starting, Charging & Batteries Your car’s starting, charging system & battery help ensure dependable vehicle operation whenever you drive your car. What does it do?  The battery stores electrical energy and the starter converts that energy into mechanical force to turn the engine for starting.  The alternator produces electric current to replace what the starter has used from the battery during start up and supports electrical loads when the engine is running.  An ignition module turns the low voltage supply to the ignition coil on & off, and the coil produces the high voltage for the ignition system.  This creates a spark at spark plugs and ignite the air/fuel mixture in the engine. A belt then transmits power from the front of the engine to the alternator pulley, along with other accessories. What Wear & Tear can you expect?  … Continue reading

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Auto Electrics & Vehicle Diagnostics

Auto Electrics & Vehicle Diagnostics available at AMC Car Repairs we have just received our new Business Cards. We are here for Car Repairs, Auto Electrics & Vehicle Diagnostics give us a call today! https://www.amc-carrepairs.co.uk  

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Mercedes – None Start – Diagnostics

Mercedes – Non Start – Diagnostics This Mercedes was a non start, we love nothing better than an interesting job to get our heads around. Diagnostics is one of our specialty’s. This Mercedes was a non start, we traced the fault to a Snapped pin on Mercedes Engine Control Unit with water ingress.  

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