ECU testing

What Is ECU Testing? ECU Repair and Replacement by Autotronics

ECU stands for the ‘electronic control unit,’ and it is embedded in automotive electronics, responsible for controlling one or multiple electrical systems and subsystems in your vehicle. The ECU comes in different types, including the engine control module (ECM), powertrain control module (PCM), central control module (CCM), brake control module, and the transmission control module. […]

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Merry Christmas from Autotronics team

Christmas time. What a beautiful time of the year! As every 12 months, we gather around the same table, sharing memories and enjoying the company of our loved ones. Remembering the ones that, sadly, are not with us anymore and cheerfully marvelling at the smaller ones faces. The tree, the reindeers, the gifts, the banquets, […]

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How to Test and Replace A Turbo Actuator

It is essential for the turbocharger of the engine to always be working properly. One of the things you should monitor the condition of the turbo actuator, the valve responsible for diverting exhaust gases from the turbine wheel to control the turbine’s speed and prevent over-speeding. It also ensures that the compressor’s speed is regulated. […]

ABS Control Module

5 Signs of A Failing ABS Control Module

The ABS or anti-lock braking system is one of the most critical safety features in your vehicle, as it prevents the wheels from locking while the car is in motion. It plays a critical role in preventing accidents when you suddenly hit the brakes in an emergency situation. It works by sustaining the traction in […]

How to switch off the airbag light on the dashboard after a crash

Many of us have been there: a moment of misjudgement, following by the slamming on of brakes and the terrifying crunch when you rear-end the car in front of you. In a minor collision, one of the worst parts is the inevitable, unnecessary deployment of the airbag. It usually has little effect, but does create […]

Car Key Fob Replacement

Car Remote Not Working? 5 Ways to Accurately Diagnose Your Vehicle

Car key fobs or remotes have come to be essential accessories that make the lives of car owners and drivers a lot more convenient. Apart from allowing keyless entrance to vehicles, they also offer the added benefit of enhanced automotive security, providing controls for a car’s alarm system and other car mechanisms. As much convenience […]

Instrument Cluster Repair

The Benefits of Having Professional Instrument Cluster Repair

Cars are complex pieces of machine with lots of moving parts and complicated components. It is your responsibility as a car owner to know how to keep up with its maintenance as well as its overall health. Your vehicle’s instrument cluster plays an important role in keeping your machine in good condition as it tells […]

Car Key Fob Replacement

All You Need to Know About Key Fob Replacement

If you’ve ever been locked out of your vehicle, keys inside or perhaps lost somewhere and you have no spare on hand, you’ll understand just how stressful and frustrating the predicament can be—and you’ll know better to keep a car key fob replacement handy for when something similar happens in the future. While you wouldn’t […]

Mercedes instrument cluster

What it Means if Your Mercedes Instruments Fail

If there’s one car brand that’s a complete package of quality, durability, and prestige, it would be Mercedes-Benz. Many car owners see Mercedes-Benz vehicles as some of the best in the market, with models reflecting high-end designs and addressing modern-day concerns over issues like fuel-efficiency and ride comfort. Mercedes cars are equal parts status symbols […]

Car Key

How to Reduce Key Fob Replacement Cost

Modern cars come with remote transponder keys (key fobs) that add great convenience to a car owner’s experience. Losing your key fob or damaging your transponder key in any way can be a huge hassle— especially when you’ve gotten to be dependent on its convenience features. Key fobs make locking and unlocking car doors seamless […]