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Engine is sputtering

If your engine is sputtering 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 sputtering its often as a result of a:

  • Leak in Exhaust Manifold
  • Worn Seals or Gaskets
  • Failing Catalytic Converter
  • Malfunctioning Oxygen Sensors
  • Dirty Fuel Injectors
  • Bad or Dirty Spark Plugs
  • Dirty Mass Airflow Sensor
  • Vacuum Leak

Popular services linked to a Engine Inspection:

Harmonic Balancer Replacement

A harmonic balancer is not a musical instrument, it’s a very important engine component. It’s connected to the crankshaft, and is almost always found at the front of the engine. Its primary job is to reduce vibrations in your engine and ensure smooth running. However, as it runs off of the crankshaft it’s usually used as a pulley to run the belts that power vital components such as: power steering, radiator fans, air conditioning and alternators.

Oil Filter Housing Replacement

Your oil filter is critical to your engine’s maintenance. It needs something to screw into and somewhere to get the oil from. This is where the oil filter housing comes into play. The oil filter housing has the simple existence of holding the oil filter and feed lines. Most cars will never need to worry about the housing, the oil filter is obviously the most serviced item of the assembly. However, if there’s a problem with the oil filter housing, it needs to be fixed.

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.

Fuel Injector Replacement

In order to get the right amount of fuel into your engine, your engine computer uses fuel injectors. These injectors are used to spray the exact right amount of fuel into the combustion chamber. They give the engine way more ability to be economical and efficient than old carburettors did.

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