Carburetor servicing on a Stryker

Carburetor servicing on a Stryker

Customer bought a Stryker kit car to us complaining it was running rough and leaking fuel from one of the twin 40 Webers. We exposed the carburetor trumpets by removing the air filters and started the engine. Once we did this fuel began to pour out of the right hand trumpet of the second carburetor. […]

Vauxhall Corsa Misfire and ECU problems

Engine management light is on the dash and vehicle has a misfire. A full serial scan was carried out using OE Vauxhall software. Various fault codes were found regarding engine cylinder misfire. Vehicle was road tested and live data monitored. Further testing was carried out in the workshop. A faulty EVAP solenoid was found and replaced with […]

Mitsubishi steering box problems

Mitsubishi steering box problems

One of our regular customers approached us and asked if we knew anyone who repaired Mitsubishi steering boxes. He told me he had a power steering leak on the passenger side of the, what he called “steering rack”. We explained to him the vehicle was equipped with a steering box and not a steering rack […]

Audi A4 Cabriolet Convertible Roof Problems

Audi A4 Cabriolet Convertible Roof Problems

The roof opens partly but will not complete a full open cycle but roof closes ok. A serial scan was carried out using VAG software. No fault codes found. We opened and shut the roof manually using the emergency tool which is found in the cabin fuse box. The rear trim was removed and the […]

Subaru Impreza 2.0 WRX STi upgrades

Customer would like an exhaust system upgrade and for us to install a turbo timer. Customer is also complaining of lack of power. Full global serial scan carried out using OE Subaru WRX software. The vehicle was road tested and live data monitored. Workshop test revealed a faulty HKS blow off valve and a new blow off […]

Audi A4 MAP cooling and cooling leak problem.

Audi A4 MAP cooling and cooling leak problem.

Customer has mentioned loss of coolant and the engine management light is on the dash panel insert. Coolant level was found to be low and the customer did mention he was topping up the coolant every other day, so we decided to pressure test the cooling system. Coolant leak was found at engine coolant sensor […]

Audi A4 1.8 turbo boosting problems.

Audi A4 1.8 turbo boosting problems.

Vehicle came to Enginostics with an erratic idle and a misfire. Engine management light was on the dash panel insert. Full serial scan was carried out using VAG software and various faults codes were found registered in the engine control unit (ECU). Full reset carried out, vehicle road tested and data logged. A smoke test was carried […]

Chevrolet Captiva Electrical Problems.

Chevrolet Captiva Electrical Problems.

Vehicles engine will not switch off once key is removed from ignition. Full serial scan carried out, no fault codes registered. All power and grounds tested. Live data monitored whilst engine running. Vehicles battery left to charge and on return to the vehicle, the engine bay fuse box has suffered large amounts of heat and melted part of the […]

VW Golf 2.0 FSI Engine Misfire.

VW Golf 2.0 FSI Engine Misfire.

Full global serial scan carried out using VAG software. Various fault codes found regarding cylinder misfire and idle control system. Ignition system tested using the Picoscope. Ignition coils remove, plugs removed and engine compression tested. Ignition coils are the incorrect type as they have been superseded and replaced once spoken to the customer. Vehicle road tested and live […]

Mitsubishi Legnum VR4 AYC Pump

Mitsubishi Legnum VR4 AYC Pump

Diagnostics carried out using Mitsubishi serial tool and software. Vehicle road tested and live data monitored and logged. AYC system tested in the workshop. Test reveal AYC electrohydraulic pump has failed due to water ingress. AYC pump removed, stripped, serviced and refitted. AYC system bleeding procedure carried out. AYC system tested on the road.