What is a car diagnostic?
Acan reveal a number of issues related with your vehicle’s engine and transmission, oil and gas tanks, exhaust system, and other systems.
Today’s vehicles are designed with computer processors, microchips, and sensors that can be linked to a computer which scans the operating systems to pinpoint exactly where a problem may exist. They have the capability to produce a large variety of fault codes which get stored in the vehicle’s memory system. Several cars have some units which control engine management, brakes, suspension and even windscreen wipers. With diagnostic equipment, it is possible to identify the correct cause of the fault or problem and rectify it before the problem escalates.
Benefits of performing a diagnostic
Well, let’s say you’re driving home on the weekend and you notice that your car’s engine is slightly misfiring. A few moments later you notice that the check engine light has come on. You may already know that your spark plugs need to be replaced, but the typical driver may not know this. These tests are extremely helpful because they allow the mechanics to immediately pull the error log from the computer in your vehicle. This eliminates a lot of the guessing that used to go into the diagnosing car troubles, which in turn saves you time and money. Minor issues can be found and corrected long before they become a big project.
For over 20 years, Dready & Son’s have been helping drivers across the Greater Toronto area maintain their vehicles. Certified by Ontario Ministry of Transportation, we can take care of all of your auto repair and maintenance needs. From oil changes, filter replacements, and fluid flushes to brakes and brake repair, shocks and struts, muffler repair, tires, and wheel alignment, we’ve got you covered.
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