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Sweet (like honey) smell

If your experiencing a sweet (like maple syrup) smell My Auto Shop can get it sorted with a General 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 General Inspection works with My Auto Shop:

Our qualified mechanic will look to complete a thorough inspection of your vehicle using the information 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.

Before completing any repairs the mechanic will complete a quote and look for your approval.

When your experiencing a sweet (like maple syrup) smell its often as a result of a:

  • Coolant leak

Popular services linked to a General Inspection:

Indicator Bulb Replacement

Letting everyone else know that you’re turning is always a good idea. To do this, car makers install indicators on your car. They’re such a good idea that the New Zealand Government made it a law that you have to have them and if they aren’t working then the Police can fine you. These small orange lights can be the difference between having an accident or not.

Tyre Replacement

When you purchase new tyres, a mechanic will always need to fit them to the wheel.

Wiper Blade Replacement

Windscreen wiper blades are a long frame that is mounted at the bottom of the windscreen. When activated they move along the screen in a wide sweeping motion clearing water and any other debris. The arm that is mounted to the car has a rubber (or different soft plastic) blade that acts as a squeegee whilst also not scratching the windscreen.

Wheel Alignment

Having your wheels aligned correctly is an important part of keeping your vehicle performing optimally. Properly aligned wheels ensure your car handles properly, and therefore increases the life of your tyres. Ever felt that irritating symptom of your car constantly pulling to one side? That’s the cause of misaligned wheels.

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