Auto electrical

As technology advances and cars evolve, so do the electrical systems within them. Almost everything is controlled by your cars electrical systems, which is why it is vital that these systems and devices are working correctly.

Auto electrical system repairs

Burwood Automotive & Exhaust is fully equipped with the latest, state-of-the-art computer scanning equipment, and our expert team have access to both technical information and the components to service, repair and maintain the auto electrical system in your car.

How does the auto electrical system work?

Cars these days are fitted with complex engine and body systems that monitor every aspect of the vehicle, such as speed, engine temperature, fuel usage, outside air temperature, transmission operation, air conditioning and much more. Because of this, the system continuously monitors electrical circuits to ensure every component is operating as it is intended to and within its defined range. Any faults or fluctuations outside of the operating parameters are logged by the system where, usually, a warning light will display to advise the driver that something is not operating correctly.

Auto electrical system components

As well as the central system, there are various other elements that form part of your auto electrical system including your car battery. These include sensors, actuators, alternators, battery charging systems, oxygen sensors, solenoids, air valves, step-up motors and other devices. All these elements work together to deliver improved power and performance with reduced fuel consumption and emissions.

The warning signs

Some of the signs that there are problems with your auto electrical system include:

  • Car won’t start.
  • Battery warning light comes on.
  • Check Engine warning light comes on.
  • Engine cuts out when car is moving.

Does your auto electrical system need checking?

Contact the friendly team at Burwood Automotive & Exhaust on (03) 9888 7000 or send us an email and talk to us about how we can help you.

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