Diagnostics and Fault Finding

Diagnostics and Fault Finding

Diagnostics is certainly a ‘buzz’ word at the moment, with many garages offering it as a service.
A common misconception is that a diagnostics computer will find a fault and tell the technician what to replace. This is not entirely correct — the computer will give an interpretation of the fault i.e. what the car thinks is wrong with itself. This guides the technician in the right direction and to the general problem area. Then, the technician’s skill and expertise, specialist equipment and access to technical data enable us to perform an accurate diagnosis.

“The diagnostic computer tells us what the car thinks is wrong with itself.”

We test where many other garages and dealers cannot or do not.

 

‘Test not guess’ is our ethos and approach. The key to diagnostic testing is understanding the system or component that is being tested. Knowing how that system works and behaves under normal, faultless conditions leads to a logical diagnostic process that can be implemented and followed consistently.

Using our latest equipment, our extensive knowledge and years of experience & research, we can solve problems from our Park Royal based workshop such as:

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Non start issues

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Injector testing

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Misfiring hesitations rough idle

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Poor performance

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Intermittent faults

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Air bag lights

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Infotainment systems

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Turbo Systems

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Air suspension

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Traction control systems (ESP)

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Engine management

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Fuel injection systems

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Anti-lock braking (ABS)

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Diesel systems

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Safety related systems

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Body and Comfort systems

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Turbo diagnostics

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Catalyst and Diesel Particulate Filters (DPF’s)

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Boost Leaks

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Battery drain issues

Tony Fowkes Automobiles competitive Workshop and Bodyshop is based in Park Royal, London. We have been servicing and repairing vehicles for our loyal customers for over 45 years.

PARK ROYAL WORKSHOP

18 Corby Road
Park Royal
London NW10 7AH

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