Reading Garage – Diagnostics

Engine diagnostic tests and fault code reading

We have the latest technology in diagnostics to help customers get to the bottom of any electrical faults and warning lights. We use state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment that helps us cater for any make and model of vehicle. At Reading Garage, we also have access to a range of other diagnostic tools to ensure we can accurately find a solution for your car troubles.

Warning lights and electrical faults

When it comes to modern vehicles, they can be pretty smart at letting us know when there’s an issue. Your vehicle’s Engine Control Unit (ECU) works as a computer, connecting various components and lubricants to determine how everything is running within the system. If lubricants or oils become low, or there is a fault within the system, the ECU presents a warning light to let us know that our vehicle needs some attention.   Whilst these warning lights can identify a general area, it can often be more complicated than a simple solution. Each warning light could potentially be hundreds of different problems within the system, which can take a long time if an expert mechanic were to have to hunt for it. That’s where a diagnostic test comes in.

Diagnostic testing for your vehicle

A diagnostic test connects your vehicle to our data system. This identifies your exact make and model of vehicle and reads the system for any faults. Once it can read your vehicle, it runs a series of tests and checks to find out the cause of the problem. The data found then presents a code on the diagnostic equipment which accurately pinpoints the location of the issue. Our expert mechanics then translate these codes and provide a plan and quotation to let you know what needs repairing and how much it will be. A diagnostic test ensures we can quickly and accurately diagnose any issue, getting your car back up and running.   Whilst we get a lot of customers calling us with regards to their warning lights, we can only accurately quote you when we’ve got your vehicle in our garage. Whilst we are more than happy to provide advice over the phone, in order to guarantee an accurate result a diagnostic test is required on your vehicle.

Repairs and services at Reading Garage

Once we can provide a repair plan, we will contact you with the details so that you can make an informed decision about what you would like to do. With your approval, we’ll get to work provide quality repairs and workmanship on your vehicle. We always aim to get work done the same day, sourcing and supplying quality parts that suit your manufacturer’s specifications. Our team use original equipment or equivalent quality, so your car runs smoothly for longer and gives you peace of mind.

Book your diagnostic test online

To book a state-of-the-art diagnostic test with affordable prices, book online with us today. Our booking system is available 24 hours a day, so you can book at your convenience. If you’d like to give us a call, you can do so during opening hours. We can provide advice and guidance over the phone, but in order to quote you accurately on warning lights and electrical faults, a diagnostic test is normally required. Please get in touch today for a quality diagnostic test to find a solution for your car problems.

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