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What does an auto electrician do?

Warning lights on your dash or flickering headlights may indicate an electrical issue, or perhaps your car just won’t start. Fortunately, many auto electricians offer a mobile service to ensure you’re not left stranded on the side of the road if something unexpected happens. 

Here are some common issues that your auto electrician can help with:

Engine electrics and brakes

It’s important to act on any warning lights on your dash, especially your anti-lock braking system (ABS) to fix any issues before they become unsafe. First, your auto electrician will use a diagnostics machine to review the health of your battery, brake controller, alternator, and starter motor. 

A flat battery can be the cause of many electrical issues but fortunately, they’re easily replaced. However, if your battery isn’t holding charge, your auto electrician will consider whether the alternator (which charges the battery when the car is running) is working. 

The starter motor may be the problem if your car won’t start, and this can either be repaired or replaced. An auto electrician can complete checks on fuel pumps and your electronic fuel injection (EFI) system to repair or improve your car’s engine. 

Car electrics

Having trouble with car electrics such as central locking, cruise control, windscreen wipers, power windows and mirrors? Your local auto electrician will check for blown fuses or short circuits to isolate and fix the problem.

Lighting systems

Functioning lighting systems are required for safety and legal reasons, so it’s important to have any issues fixed quickly. Lighting issues are often associated with the battery and alternator

Custom entertainment systems

Aside from auto electrical repairs, auto electricians can install custom sound systems. Do you want to enhance the quality and volume of your car’s audio system? You can book auto electrical services to install new speakers, amplifiers, and other components in your vehicle. 

Car security systems

Keep your vehicle safe and secure with a car alarm and immobiliser installed by a qualified auto electrician. An alarm acts as a deterrent to car thieves and an immobiliser ensures the engine won’t start if entry is gained to the vehicle. Plus, installing a dash cam and reversing camera is another smart safety and security measure.

Emergency roadside assistance

If you find yourself stranded with a car that won’t start, a mobile automotive electrician near you can help you get back on the road sooner. Their vehicle is fully equipped with the necessary tools to diagnose the problem, so they can repair many issues on the spot. For any complex problems, you’ll need to arrange a tow truck to take your car to a safe location for further work.

To meet your specific vehicle servicing needs, check out the following:

Recent Auto Electrician tasks in Christchurch

My headlight and body harness working looked at

$700

Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand

25th May 2024

I changed body harness over from another working car, now have no working headlights or taillights

Need a reversing camera supplied and installed for a Suzuki Swift

$180

Christchurch, New Zealand

9th May 2024

I've got a 2014 Suzuki Swift with a factory standard stereo. I would like a basic reversing camera installed thanks.

Install a car reverse camera

$80

Christchurch 8061, New Zealand

14th Mar 2024

Have the gear just need it installed on a budget

Excellent communication great job done

Install reverse camera in car

$80

Christchurch 8061, New Zealand

14th Mar 2024

Got all gear to install reverse camera

Reverse camera for my avg-rz201

$100

Christchurch, New Zealand

16th Jan 2024

Avic-rz201 in my Toyota Fielder 2018 - Due date: Flexible

Reversing camera installation

$150

Christchurch 8011, New Zealand

19th Dec 2023

Do you guys have reversing camera for toyota aqua hybrid 2012 model and can you please install it - Due date: Flexible

Install reverse camera

$150

Woolston, Christchurch, New Zealand

2nd Nov 2023

my car is Suzuki Sx4 want to install reverse camera - Due date: Flexible

Reverse camera install

$200

Spreydon, Christchurch, New Zealand

11th Oct 2023

install reverse camera for my car - Due date: Flexible

Install reverse camera

$200

Christchurch 8014, New Zealand

9th Aug 2023

I want to install a reverse camera in my car, and my car is 2008 toyota vitz. - Due date: Flexible

Replace car alternator

$200

Christchurch 8041, New Zealand

12th May 2023

My car is a Nissan teana and I was told by an AA technician that my alternator is bad. I would like to replace it as soon as possible. - Due date: Before Saturday, 13 May 2023

Reverse camera

$130

Christchurch 8023, New Zealand

23rd Apr 2023

Have existing monitor, reverse cam require installed - Due date: Flexible

Euro auto/mechanical engineer over 20yr exp working in UK, electrical

$399

Christchurch 8025, New Zealand

25th Dec 2021

Electrical, OBDE Diagnostics and all mechanical repairs - Due date: Flexible

Starter motor in 1996 Honda Accord

$500

Shirley, Christchurch, New Zealand

21st Nov 2021

Car won't start just makes a clicking noise. - Due date: Flexible