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Car is not starting

If your vehicle is not starting 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 vehicle is not starting its often as a result of a:

  • Bad fuel pump
  • Bad spark plugs
  • Bad timing belt
  • Bad ignition coil
  • Faulty cam or crank sensor
  • Bad battery or terminals
  • Bad starter motor
  • Ignition problem

Popular services linked to a Engine Inspection:

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.

Cooling Fan Replacement

In order to keep your car's engine cool, calm and collected, your cooling system uses a cooling fan to move air through the radiator and cool the coolant. Over time the fan can become damaged or can just wear out. It’s a really important part of the cooling system so if there’s a problem then it needs to be solved as soon as possible.

Air Filter Replacement

An air filter is connected to the intake of your car's engine. It filters all the air coming into the engine to make sure that there’s no dirt or excess moisture. This helps the engine to run better and more efficiently. It is typically made out of a paper composite fabric/mesh combo.

Radiator Top Hose Replacement

In order for your hot coolant to make it back to your radiator, it has to flow through a thick rubber hose. This is the radiator top hose. Over time, due to the pressure of the cooling system, the high heats from the coolant, and general wear and tear, the hose breaks down and will need to be replaced.

Why book with My Auto Shop?

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