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AMC Car Repairs Specialists in Auto Electrics

AMC Car Repairs Specialists in Auto Electrics: We are specialists in Car / Auto Electrics and advanced diagnostics / fault finding. As Auto Electricians we see a huge range of vehicle electrical faults everything from: broken wires, water ingress that has damaged circuit boards, blown fuses, damaged relays & modules and much more We have access to a wide range of vehicle wiring diagrams and technical data and provide our services to the public and other local garages who don’t have their own auto electrician. These are just a few examples of faults we have seen and resolved over the past few months: Various headlight and other lighting faults Faults with Immobilizers Investigated various Engine Warning lights Sunroof faults Numerous Battery drains on a range of vehicles Numerous non start vehicles Resolved DPF issues Abs faults Airbag faults A wide … Continue reading

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Testing Throttle Body

Testing Throttle Body Something a little different for you today, a look inside our world of diagnostics.  We hope you will find the video attached interesting, sometimes its nice to get a close up of the testing process and see the things that are normally hidden beneath the bonnet. Click here to view video  

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Mysterious Water Leak – Audi Cabrio

Mysterious Water Leak – Audi Cabrio We recently had an Audi Cabrio in, it had water inside the drivers footwell. The customer had spent some time trying to establish where it was coming from, it seemed that when ever it rained the car gained a new puddle. We got the car in and tried to create similar condition to those that may have caused the problem.  Please see the video attached to see what we found: Click here to view video  

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Diagnostics on Porsche

Diagnostics on Porsche Called out to a fellow local garage to assist with a faulty porsche that kept on throwing cam and crank correlation codes out. The main dealer had failed to diagnose the fault we scoped the cam and crank signals and found this. Red signal is camshaft bank 1 and blue signal is camshaft bank 2, green is crankshaft signal. The Blue signal was 11 degrees retarded so timing needs attention. Please click here to view Cam and Crank Signal Image

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Volvo Specialists – New Forest

 AMC Car Repairs are now Volvo Specialists: We are very pleased to announce that we are Volvo Specialists we have recently invested in the full Volvo Diagnostic Equipment (DICE and VOE).  So if you would rather use an Independent Volvo Garage then get in touch with us. Our New equipment enables us to Program and Diagnose Volvo’s in the comfort of your own home (if the job allows or we can collect and return the car upon completion of work). We Cover the New Forest, Lymington, Hythe, Totton, Southampton and Surrounding areas. We have set up a New Facebook page dedicated to Volvos so if you own a Volvo check it out. Volvo Specialist – New Forest Facebook page click here We are not just Volvo Specialists we will work on other makes and models also, but we wanted to … Continue reading

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Fog! – the use of lights when driving

The use of Lights when driving in Fog, has sparked numerous posts on local facebook pages, different peoples opinions on this matter always make for a hot conversation topic! Its a shame that some people don’t consider the risks they are putting themselves and others at by not using adequate lighting when we have Fog. This week has been particularly bad and it looks like its to continue. The Highway code states that ” You MUST use headlights when visibility is seriously reduced, generally when you cannot see for more than 100 metres (328 feet). You may also use front or rear fog lights but you MUST switch them off when visibility improves”. So for those of you who think that lights are only for when its dark – Please ensure you use them day or night, if we have fog! By not doing … Continue reading

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