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Reduced Power Light is on

If your Reduced Power Light is on 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 Reduced Power Light is on its often as a result of a:

  • Faulty Throttle Body
  • Failing Throttle Position Sensor
  • Faulty Engine Control Unit
  • Faulty Wiring
  • Malfunctioning Oxygen Sensors

Popular services linked to a Engine Inspection:

Camshaft Position Sensor Replacement

Your engine computer needs to know when it’s time to send a spark through the spark plug, it does this with the information from the camshaft position sensor. The CPS tells the engine computer the exact right time to ignite the air/fuel mixture and makes sure your engine runs as flawlessly as possible.

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.

Throttle Body Replacement

When running, your engine needs a certain amount of fuel and air to perform at its best. The fuel injectors take care of the fuel part, the throttle body takes care of the air part. The throttle body is connected to your accelerator by a wire or by a cable, it regulates how much air is let into the engine and therefore how quickly the car accelerates.

Drive Belt Replacement

Also known as the “V belt” (or serpentine belt), the drive belt transfers “drive” to your air conditioning, alternator and power steering while the engine is going. Many cars have multiple drive belts, depending on the number of accessories fitted to the vehicle’s engine, and these belts are connected to the crankshaft pulley, which turns the belt creating power. As the belt drives the alternator (amongst other things), which in turn charges the vehicle’s battery, the drive belt plays a critical role in the function of your engine.

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