• Most modern motor vehicles now have their engine and transmission functions controlled by computers
  • These systems are mostly very reliable but are also very technical and require highly trained and skilled technicians to diagnose and remedy problems
  • We have the required equipment and staff to diagnose and repair most makes and models

How complicated is my car?

  • Most modern (post 2000) model vehicles have computers controlling engine and transmission functions
  • Recent models can have up to 20 separate computers to control functions
  • The computers rely on most things like your home PC to function Eg. good power supply
  • Short circuits or lack of maintenance can cause costly failure
  • Computers are now also used to aid diagnostic procedures

How do I know if there is a fault?

  • Most modern cars have warning lights in their dash display
  • These lights can cover many circuits and systems in your car
  • Your vehicle may not start
  • You may have heavy fuel consumption
  • Your vehicle may lose performance
  • The engine may cut out for no apparent reason

What do I need to do?

  • Regular maintenance including regular engine tuning goes a long way to minimise failure
  • Contact us as soon as you suspect you may have a problem
  • Contact us if ever a warning light comes on
  • Never ignore a warning light

What we can do to help you:

  • Our highly trained and experienced staff regularly attend special courses to keep up with constant changes in technology
  • We have up to date and modern computer diagnostic equipment to help us undergo tests on your vehicle
  • We will help you establish a regular maintenance and service cycle that suits your needs

You will find Complete Auto Repairs mechanical services particularly convenient if you live or work around the following areas:

Dunedin South, Dunedin Central, Forbury, St Clair, St Kilda, Kew, Corstorphine, Caversham, Lookout Point, Calton Hill, The Glen, The Oval Area, Mornington, Kenmure, Roslyn, Andersons Bay, Musselburgh, Waverley, Concord, Green Island, Abbotsford, Fairfield, Kaikorai Valley, Otago Peninsula.