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Battery is dead / flat

If your battery is dead My Auto Shop can get it sorted with a Battery 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 Battery Inspection works with My Auto Shop:

Our mechanics will load test your battery, as well as check the charging system of your vehicle, including the output of the alternator, and quote on necessary replacement or repairs if needed.

When your battery is dead its often as a result of a:

  • Car Light Left On
  • Door Not Fully Closed
  • Dead Alternator
  • Bad Starter
  • Failed Main Relay

Popular services linked to a Battery Inspection:

Throttle Position Sensor Replacement

The throttle position sensor is a small device that tells your throttle body how much pressure you’re applying to the accelerator pedal. This means that the right mixture of air/fuel is put into the engine and the car accelerates at the rate you want it too.

Ignition Switch Replacement

The ignition switch is what gets the ball rolling on your commute. It is what completes the circuit and gets the starter to turn the motor over. The ignition switch is how baddies used to steal cars in the old days. Modern cars often have a ‘push button’ start and are much harder to steal. The ignition switch gets a fair workout over its lifetime so it’s not unexpected for it to fail.

Alternator Replacement

It’s a pretty neat piece of kit really! An alternator gets its name from the current it generates - alternating. It generates this current from the belt spinning the electromagnet inside the housing. As this electromagnet spins, it sends a charge to the stators. This is a DC current and the rectifier converts this to AC, the regulator then sends the right amount out so your car can use it. It all sounds really complicated and it is.

Fuse Replacement

Put simply a fuse is the weakest part of an electrical circuit, designed to fail first in the event of a surge in electrical power and before it can cause damage to the rest of the circuit. Vehicles often have fuses throughout, although a fuse box often contains the most important fuses, making them easy to check and/ or replace when required. Fuses are made at different strengths, based on their use, so it is important to replace a fuse with the same type and rating to ensure they continue to do their job.

When a fuse requires replacing, it's also important to note that it is a warning sign that something more significant is wrong with that component’s electrics.

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