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Temperature gauge is maxed out assessment in Whangarei

If your temperature gauge is maxed out 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 in Whangarei 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 temperature gauge is maxed out its often as a result of a:

  • Low Coolant Level
  • Broken Temp Gauge
  • Failed Temp Sensor
  • Failed Thermostat
  • Cooling Fan Motor Failure
  • Bad Fan Switch
  • Air in System after Coolant Service

Popular services linked to a Engine Inspection:

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.

Fuel Pressure Regulator Replacement

To pump fuel from your gas tank to your engine, your car has a fuel pump. In order to make sure that your fuel pump sends the right pressure fuel to the engine, your car has a fuel pressure regulator. When it plays up, your car can get too much or too little fuel and this can cause issues with your driving.

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.

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.

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