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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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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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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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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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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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Car Diagnostics Fault Finding

Car Diagnostics Fault Finding in the Southampton Area: At AMC Car Repairs we do a lot of Car Diagnostics & Fault Finding in the Southampton Area.  We provide our services direct to the public as a mobile service, we will visit them at their home or workplace if they have a suitable off road location for us to work. We also provide our services to many local garages and mechanics assisting them with tricky diagnostics & auto electrical jobs. Here are a few examples of jobs we have looked at recently: Ford with a Wiper Fault Vauxhall with an Indicator thats not working Hyundai with Random lights on dash Volvo that was stuck in park Immobiliser fault on a Ford Horn not working on a Citroen VW with a brake light fault Peugeot that cuts out when driving Fiat with … Continue reading

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Mobile Mechanic / Auto Electrician- an insight into jobs we have undertaken @ AMC Car Repairs

Mobile Mechanic / Auto Electrician – an insight into jobs we have recently undertaken @ AMC Car Repairs It’s been a while since I last gave you an update on what jobs our mobile mechanic / auto electrician has been up to. At AMC Car Repairs we offer a mobile service ,if the job is suitable as a mobile repair and you have a safe off the road location for us to work, like a driveway or a private car park, with plenty of space for us to open the vehicles doors and to park our van next to it then we will come to you.  Please note we do not work on the side of the road or in laybys, firstly your not supposed to work on the side of the road for profit, but most importantly is the … Continue reading

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Auto Electricians – AMC Car Repairs – weekly update

Southampton Auto Electricians – AMC Car Repairs – weekly update As many of you know we are Auto Electricians covering the Southampton & New Forest Area. Our job is very diverse, ive said this many times before no two days are ever the same.  This past week has taken us all over the place, we’ve been to Northam, Maybush, Freemantle, Millbrook, Marchwood, Hythe, Blackfield & Fawley to name just a few. As you can see geographically we cover a good distance and the great thing for you is as long as you have a suitable area for us to work we will come to you and look at your vehicle so you don’t need to worry about getting home and can stay inside, in the warm. Here is some examples of jobs we have seen this week: Horn not working … Continue reading

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