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I need a Honest Mechanic

Posted by Andre X.

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Ryde, New South Wales, 2112, Australia

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Sunday, 20th Aug 2017
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Holden Astra AH 1.8. 2006

Engine Service light (spanner) comes on and the car suddenly loss throttle power...

- Somebody that understand codes/electric/fuses,etc.... and give me a
honest/accurate diagnostic. a fair quote...and fix the problem.

- Throttle body its been cleaned..
- Mass air flow sensor been replaced
- Coil pack+sparks been replaced..by the Lube mobile guy..
Problem still on....?

You have to guaranty you work...!
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Sam R.
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Hi Andre this quote is for me to scan your vehicle on site and diagnose problem. Thanks
11 months ago
Julez L.
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Hi Andre, I'd be happy to help you out with your car troubles. I have all the necessary diagnostics equipment, tools and experience to give you peace of mind (and guarantee all work!) I am local and can do this at your convenience! (even this afternoon, if you want?) My offer includes diagnoses of cause for engine MIL (Malfunction Indication Light) illumination. Simple repair work (If solution is simply adjustment/cleaning/reset/etc... Clearing/resetting fault code (engine light). If solution is more complex/time consuming/requires replacement part(s). I am happy to discuss with you the next steps needed to carry out further repairs (either at your place or my workshop), and can complete at a very reasonable price, asap. Please see my reviews. Thanks! Julez
11 months ago
Talal A.
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I'm a motor mechanic and live in ryde ,I can come have a look and see what's wrong with it
11 months ago
Nick B.
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Those spanner lights are a bit tricky, can end up replacing the whole engine! ;). Have experience with those and a holden scan tool.
11 months ago
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Hi mobile mechanic over 15 years lots of experience in the industry can help let me know when do you want me to come over
all work is under warranty
Hey bud, engine light come on and car loses power suddenly means your car has gone in to "limp home" . I'm a qualified mechanic and have dealt with these issues before. "Limp home" or "limp mode" is just another signal to tell you to pull over. You delete the fault, your car will run fine but very very quickly shift back into limp mode. It is definitely a sensor. For that you will need to scan because there are so many. But my guess it's that it is most probably the throttle position sensor. The throttle position sensor (TPS) is part of your vehicle's fuel management system, and helps ensure that the correct mixture of air and fuel is delivered to your engine. The TPS provides the most direct signal to the fuel injection system of what power demands are being made by the engine. How's it idling?
I stopped working on cars in 2011 and don't know anyone in the industry.
Call AFI tell them your problem and they will troubleshoot over the phone.
Andre X.poster
Cheers mate...
Andre X.poster
Hey Jez,
Any chance that you can come a have a look a the car...? or recommend a somebody near Ryde...
Thanks
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