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Car tips & advice | 08.04.2014 - 21:07

Common Car Repairs Best Left to a Repair Garage

Not all car owners have sufficient knowledge or equipment to carry out car repairs at home so it can sometimes be a difficult decision as to whether you should have a go at repairing the car yourself or taking it to a local Cambridge car garage.

Not all car owners have sufficient knowledge or equipment to carry out car repairs at home so it can sometimes be a difficult decision as to whether you should have a go at repairing the car yourself or taking it to a local Cambridge car garage. If you are on a budget or don’t have money for repair work at the time then you will probably consider repairing the car yourself but some repair work is best left to professionals. Below we give you some examples of common problems where it is best if you take your car to a local garage such as Simple MOT Cambridge who have the necessary skills to repair these problems.

Electrical
If you are having electrical problems with your car it may seem as a simple fix but in fact it can be very tricky to find what it is in particular that is wrong. If you were to try and fix an electrical problem yourself you may end up causing more damage so it is best to take it to a Cambridge mechanic who has experience of dealing with electrical issues. Sometimes the problem can be more severe and a car lift is required so that the entire electrical circuit can be tracked or replaced.

Air Conditioning
Fixing air conditioning problems is actually a very specialist task because of the harmful substances and pressure related to the system. Your cars air conditioning system may be leaking and releasing substances that can be harmful to the environment. A cars air conditioning system contains very high pressure levels that can be dangerous to the person who is carrying out work on the system, if you are doing this at home and don’t have the required skills or experience you run the risk of seriously hurting yourself. You need to find a car garage in Cambridge that deals with air conditioning so they can fix this properly and you can avoid potentially hurting yourself.

Check Engine Light
There are several causes for your car to be showing the check engine light and all of which are best left to a professional mechanic. You will not have the necessary codes at home to be able to properly detect what is wrong with your car, a Cambridge car garage will be able to read the codes at their car centre and then let you know what is wrong. At this point you could decide to fix it or source parts yourself if necessary but it is probably best to let the professionals get this sorted for you. Edmonds.com has a guide here as to why your cars check engine light may be on.

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