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Backfire noise from engine or exhaust

If your engine is backfiring My Auto Shop can get it sorted with a Engine Inspection. Simply leave as many details about the issue as you can and we will contact local MTA approved mechanics that are qualified to fix the underlying issue. We'll email you quotes for an inspection within 2 working days, and where possible provide an indication as to the likely underlying issue(s) and cost to fix. You can book directly on the My Auto Shop platform in minutes.

How a Engine Inspection works with My Auto Shop:

Our qualified mechanic will look to complete a thorough inspection of your vehicle's engine using the information or symptoms you have provided via the My Auto Shop platform. To complete this the mechanic will usually start by plugging into your OBDII port and completing a complete diagnostic scan. This will highlight any error or warning codes your vehicle has and will provide the mechanic with information they. need to fix your problem.

Depending on the symptoms the mechanic will take a good look at your vehicles:
- Drive & timing belts (cambelt, serpentine belts);
- Camshaft & crankshaft;
- Spark plugs; or
- Oil pan.

Before completing any repairs the mechanic will complete a quote and look for your approval.

When your engine is backfiring its often as a result of a:

  • Moisture or water in the fuel system

Popular services linked to a Engine Inspection:

Oil Pump Replacement

The oil pump has perhaps the most important role of any engine component. It is responsible for circulating the lubrication and cooling that the engine needs to function at its ideal temperature and speed. Aside from preserving the engine it is also important in the function of the engine. A faulty oil pump will seriously hinder the performance of the engine.

PCV Valve Replacement

Your PCV valve sounds like a very complicated thing. In reality it just lets some pressure out of the engine. This pressure is built up due to the engine's rotations and heat, the PCV valve is responsible for venting this pressure into the intake.

Air Intake Replacement

In order to get air into your engine it first passes through an air filter which is connected to the intake plenum. The air intake is the system from which air gets from outside to inside the engine. It also houses important sensors like mass airflow sensors and intake temperature sensors.

Thermostat Replacement

The thermostat helps to do a whole bunch of important things in your cooling system. Think of it as a halfback, it’s small, manages a whole bunch of components and can cause headaches if it stops doing its job.

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