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Miguel

33 years of experience
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Miguel
33 years of experience
Great job. Very knowledgeable
He's the best

John

18 years of experience
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John
18 years of experience
Friendly. He was very knowledgeable. So happy I gave your mechanic a try.
John was awesome. He was on-time, and as importantly he didn't waste time once he was on site- he got to work, diagnosed and fixed the issue with our vehicle. Clearly communicated from start to finish. Would use John again in a heartbeat

Clifton

28 years of experience
195 reviews
Clifton
28 years of experience
Arrived promptly, diagnosed problem quickly and was kind enough to follow me to nearby garage.
Did a terrific job diagnosing the problem and quickly fixing it. Made recommendations, but did not push them on me. Would definitely recommend Clifton.

Lucas

19 years of experience
840 reviews
Lucas
19 years of experience
Lucas was unable to determine our engine problem, but that was because it was complicated and would have required more investigation than he was able to do in our driveway, but he did do a thorough and professional job checking out everything that he was able to check out. He was good at explaining things to us, and although he could not help with our situation, we were grateful that he came.

Pardeep

19 years of experience
563 reviews
Pardeep
19 years of experience
Excellent service and very helpful!

Michael

19 years of experience
79 reviews
Michael
19 years of experience
Fast, efficient, good work ethic

Chris

20 years of experience
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Chris
20 years of experience
Convenient.

Robert

35 years of experience
127 reviews
Robert
35 years of experience
Was friendly and arrived on time

Joseph

18 years of experience
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Joseph
18 years of experience
courteous and friendly

Peter

41 years of experience
1227 reviews
Peter
41 years of experience
Great experience.

Car is not starting Inspection Service

A car that fails to start is a rare occurrence in this age of greatly improved efficiency and reliability. But it still happens occasionally, and the advanced electronic technologies that have made cars better have also made the job of roadside diagnosis difficult, if not impossible, for even reasonably handy owners. One of our expert mobile mechanics can provide an expeditious diagnosis and provide a quote for any necessary repairs.

Common reasons for this to happen:

If the engine cranks, but the car doesn't start:

  • Bad fuel pump: A faulty fuel pump won't deliver fuel to the engine, even if you've just filled up.

  • Bad spark plugs: Without hot sparks to ignite the fuel charge in each cylinder, there is no combustion and no expansion of the burning mixture. Thus, the engine will not start.

  • Bad timing belt: If the timing belt stretches or breaks, the engine will not run. Moreover, continuing to crank the engine may bring the valves into contact with the piston, causing serious engine damage.

  • Bad ignition coil: Without a functional coil to step up the voltage, there can be no spark. No spark means no start.

  • Faulty cam or crank sensor: If the sensors are faulty they will either provide no information to the ignition system, or will provide incorrect data. Either way, the engine will not fire.

If nothing happens after you turn the key:

  • Bad battery or terminals: Batteries have a finite lifespan, and terminals can loosen or corrode.

  • Bad starter: This should be obvious from the response to the key. If nothing happens at all when you turn the key, the starter may have reached the end of its life.

  • Ignition problem: This could be due to faulty contacts in the ignition switch, or in the wiring.

If there is a grinding noise when you turn the key:

  • Starter is bad: Do not persist in cranking the engine.

What to expect:

A top-rated mobile mechanic will come to your home or office to determine the source and cause of your car’s failure to start, and will then provide a detailed inspection report that includes the scope and cost of the necessary repairs.

How it's done:

The mechanic will check the ignition system, fuel system, and charging system, and then look for any mechanical damage. The mechanic may also try an alternative fuel source, like a quick shot of brake or carburetor cleaner into the throttle body, or a quick shot of liquid fuel via a vacuum line. If the car starts momentarily and then dies, that indicates that you have a fuel delivery issue.

How important is this service?

It goes without saying that a non-starting car is an important issue to address. Do not ignore or abandon the car if it’s not starting; this is an issue that should be dealt with promptly. Book a mechanic to perform a thorough inspection as soon as possible.

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