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Mobile mechanic serving Gloucestershire, 15 years of experience

I did my apprenticeship at a garage in Swindon as I studied with Northstar College. After graduating I left and went to Charlie Browns auto services for 2-3 years. Following my time at Charlie Browns I went ...

37 Reviews

Garage serving Gloucestershire, 9 years of experience

Lathaniel owns Letang Auto Electrics and the business has been operating since 2015 and branched out in mechanical repairs after specialising in tow-bars and auto electrics originally when the business first...

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Mobile mechanic serving Gloucestershire, 6 years of experience

I began my career not qualified but then decided to get qualified in 2010 & went to university and gained a degree in Automotive Engineering. I continued to work on vehicles and decided to get another qualif...

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Garage serving Gloucestershire, 27 years of experience

At Wesgate Automotive Ltd, we are a trusted provider of comprehensive automotive services. With our fully equipped workshop and a team of skilled technicians, we offer a wide range of repair and remapping so...

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Mobile mechanic serving Gloucestershire, 5 years of experience

Self employed mechanic since 2019, VW Audi group specialist

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Garage serving Gloucestershire, 10 years of experience

I am a diagnostic technician, qualified MOT tester, Institute of Motor Industry assesor and general mechanic following my father's footsteps who has over 40 years experience in the trade. Having completed my...

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Garage serving Gloucestershire, 4 years of experience

Capital MOT & Service Centre are a local, highly reliable garage offering MOT tests, services and a complete range of car maintenance repairs.All makes and models of cars, vans, MPV’s and large goods vehicle...

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Garage serving Gloucestershire, 16 years of experience

I am a fully qualified as I completed all my official qualifications through Ford when I done my apprenticeship at the Treforest branch and spent 5 years there, I completed my IMI qualifications through the...

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Garage in Trowbridge, 15 years of experience

8 years at a Volkswagen dealership as a vehicle technician. 1 year at independent garage. 4 years as a master technician at a Audi / VW specialist. 11 Years MOT testing. 3 Years mobile mechanic

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Garage in Birmingham, 15 years of experience

I gained my NVQ level 1&2 qualifications through City College Birmingham. Since gaining my qualifications I have always been self employed and initially I contracted for various garages around Birmingham for...

269 Reviews

Garage in Coventry , 11 years of experience

i started my career Ford Dagenham london 1993-1998 worked at my local garage in South Manchester called Hulme Car Repair for a short time before taking up a post with Star Auto Glass in Manchester from 1998...

43 Reviews

Garage in Birmingham, 15 years of experience

Specialist in modern vehicle technology Using Genuine main dealer level diagnostic tools/equipment * REMAPS * AC GAS * DIAGNOSTICS * REPAIRS Qualified Electricians Specialising in vehicle electrical diagnos...

61 Reviews

Garage in Coventry, 22 years of experience

I left school at 16 and went right into the trade doing my apprenticeship at Renault. From there I worked for Land Rover,Volvo,BMW, Renault, and Citroen main dealers. I then went on and worked for the AA for...

2 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Rowley Regis, 17 years of experience

Worked on cars, vans and trucks since leaving school. I'm a time served mechanic that strives to provide the best service possible on any job I undertake.

246 Reviews

Garage in Wolverhampton, 22 years of experience

Hi, my name is Darren Branch. I have been working on cars most of my life, with 21 years worth of PROFESSIONAL experience. I have long realised that it is not the actual garage that you should be putting yo...

Frequently asked questions about airbag inspections in Gloucestershire

Read our answers to questions about airbag inspection costs, symptoms and more.

What triggers an SRS warning light?

When the ignition is switched on, the SRS control unit (ECU) will check communication with all the airbag units around the vehicle, the trigger mechanism and seat belt tensioners etc. If communication is satisfied then the light will extinguish,

However, if the return signal from one of the units is not received, or it picks up information that is out of the expected range, then the light will remain on.

What are the potential causes of an SRS warning light?

There is a wide range of error codes that can be received by the SRS ECU, the number depending on the vehicle you have. However there are a few common ones that can trigger it.

  • Steering Wheel Clock Spring; This is the ribbon mechanism which is behind the steering wheel that contains the wires to the drivers airbag. Like a clock spring, they wind and unwind as the steering wheel turns and whilst fairly flexible, after a time they can become brittle and crack
  • Under Seat Connection; There is a connector block under the front seats that connects the wires in the seat SRS components to the vehicles wiring loom. These have to be flexible as the seat needs to be adjusted for position of the occupant and over time they can work loose, especially on 3 door vehicles where the seat are pushed forward to allow access for the rear passengers.

What happens during an SRS Fault Diagnostic in Gloucestershire?

  • The mechanic will plug into the SRS system though your vehicle's diagnostic port.
  • They will then scan the system for the error code.
  • Once a list of the codes has been identified and recorded, they will clear the codes and retest.
  • The remaining error codes will then dictate the next course of action
  • If there are communication error codes, where possible, the mechanic will check the connections.
  • If the connections are fine, then the mechanic will quote you on the required repairs.
  • If the SRS light remains off after the clearing of the codes, it may have been a temporary fault in which no additional action needs to be taken.

How much does an SRS Fault Diagnostic in Gloucestershire cost?

The cost of an SRS Fault Diagnostic depends on your car and your area. Find out what you could save by having the diagnostic test by ClickMechanic, by selecting your car at the top of this page!

Can Gloucestershire garages offer home collection and delivery for airbag inspection?

Yes, many garages in Gloucestershire are able to offer collection and delivery for an airbag inspection. With ClickMechanic collection & delivery is free if your vehicle is drivable. Once booked a mechanic will pick up the vehicle on the day and time of your choice, do the work, and return the vehicle at a time convenient to you. Simply enter your vehicle registration number and postcode to get an upfront price for a airbag inspection in Gloucestershire.

Can Gloucestershire mobile mechanics do airbag inspection at my home or office?

Yes, Gloucestershire mobile mechanics can do an airbag inspection at your home or office, provided there is a safe and sufficient space to conduct the repair or replacement. With ClickMechanic, once booked for a date and time of your choice, your booking will be offered to vetted mobile mechanics in your area.

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