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Engine idle speed is high

If your engine idle speed is high My Auto Shop can get it sorted with an 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 idle speed is high its often as a result of a:

  • Faulty Fuse
  • Faulty Idle Air Control Valve (ICV)
  • Vacuum Leak
  • Malfunctioning Throttle
  • Computer Malfunction

Popular services linked to a Engine Inspection:

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.

Hydraulic Lifter Replacement

Hydraulic lifters are a complicated little part that are integral to a complicated system. They use oil to control the amount of lift that the camshaft gives to the valves. The lifters make sure that your engine runs smoothly and remove the need for valve adjustments.

Engine Mount Replacement

Engine mounts are not only what connect your engine to the car but also what stops the engine rattling the whole car to bits while it’s running. Good engine mounts mean you can sit at the stop lights without noticing that the engine is running. Bad engine mounts can ruin your comfort and ride.

New Fuel Filter

Much like when you drink clean water, your car responds best to clean fuel. If any contaminants get into the fuel line, injectors, and combustion chamber, it can lead to damages and other issues. The fuel filter, surprisingly, filters the fuel that comes from the fuel tank to the engine.

Why book with My Auto Shop?

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