When a warning light appears on your dashboard, it is wise to obtain an engine diagnostics check this will help identify the problem before something more serious occurs.
The large majority of modern cars have an on-board computer known as an Engine Control Unit (ECU) the ECU continually monitors the performance of the vehicle. Sensors located around the vehicle report to the ECU. If there are problems the ECU generates an error code. There are hundreds of error codes and they only be read and analysed by specialist diagnostic equipment. A warning light is your car alerting you to an issue, a diagnostics check will enable us to understand the full extent of the problem and cause.
At Ellesmere Port Car and Engine Centre we use the latest car diagnostic equipment that can read fault codes in the ECU’s memory. Our fully-trained engineers will make suggestion any necessary repairs required to get you back on the road and deal with the error. Our state-of-the-art equipment checks for faults across numerous range of vehicle systems including engine management, tyres, emissions, lights and comfort controls. The equipment displays multiple values from around the engine to ensure all components are working as expected when rectifying an issue.
We can also use the diagnostic equipment to reset service lights, test and adjust braking systems, adjust headlamp levels.
Our professionals know how to handle a wide range of car services. Whether you drive a passenger car or medium sized truck or SUV, our mechanics strive to ensure that your vehicle will be performing at its best.