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Our expert insights into car diagnostic in Brighton

Our expert insights into car diagnostic in Brighton

What is a diagnostic inspection?

There are hundreds of potential error codes, which only specialist diagnostic equipment can read. So when a warning light flashes on the dashboard, a diagnostics check is needed to assess how bad the problem is, and what may have caused it.

What happens when my dashboard illuminates a warning light?

The warning light is just the beginning—it doesn’t give the whole picture. There are hundreds of parts in your engine, so the exact nature of the fault may not be immediately apparent.

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How much does it cost to fix my car? car-diagnostic/brighton

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What is a diagnostic inspection?

There are hundreds of potential error codes, which only specialist diagnostic equipment can read. So when a warning light flashes on the dashboard, a diagnostics check is needed to assess how bad the problem is, and what may have caused it.

What happens when my dashboard illuminates a warning light?

The warning light is just the beginning—it doesn’t give the whole picture. There are hundreds of parts in your engine, so the exact nature of the fault may not be immediately apparent.

View more symptomsView more symptoms

How much does it cost to fix my car? car-diagnostic/brighton

Save up to 30% on your car diagnostic in Brighton. See our table below to browse our honest, upfront prices.

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Daniel, from London

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Daniel
Terry

Terry, Fixter in-house mechanic expert

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How much does car diagnostic cost in Brighton?

How much does car diagnostic cost in Brighton?

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A typical car diagnostic in Brighton costs around £41.65 - £64.90. Depending on your car brand, model and engine, the price of a car diagnostic on your vehicle can be higher or lower. We have computed prices for some of the best-selling cars in Brighton in order to give you an idea of how much the car diagnostic should cost.

Car make and modelDealers
average price
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Fiat 500l Beats Edition

1.6 litres

£50.89 £42.0517%

Volkswagen 1200 D Lwb

2.4 litres

£65.12 £53.6018%

Mitsubishi Delica Space Gear

2.8 litres

£64.68 £52.1219%

Jaguar Xf Sportbrake

2.2 litres

£75.93 £64.9015%

Audi A3 138 Tdi

2 litres

£52.80 £43.2818%

Mazda 2 Antares D

1.4 litres

£50.97 £42.8716%

Jeep Cherokee

2.8 litres

£71.09 £59.0017%

Mitsubishi Colt Cz2 Di

1.5 litres

£49.13 £42.4614%

Smart Fortwo Pure 50

0.7 litres

£52.05 £44.9114%

Vauxhall Antara Exclusiv Cdti

2.2 litres

£51.31 £41.6519%

Audi A3 138 Tdi

2 litres

£52.80 £43.2818%

Mazda 2 Antares D

1.4 litres

£50.97 £42.8716%

Jeep Cherokee

2.8 litres

£71.09 £59.0017%

Smart Fortwo Pure 50

0.7 litres

£52.05 £44.9114%

Vauxhall Antara Exclusiv Cdti

2.2 litres

£51.31 £41.6519%
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* The cost of your car diagnostic depends on your car make and model and may vary depending on your location.

Our trusted and certified garages in Brighton

HiQ Tyres & Autocare Truro

Truro, UK
stars-5
26 reviews
HiQ Truro specialise in MOT testing and welding repairs, whilst also stocking leading tyre brands such as Goodyear, Dunlop, Fulda, Sava, Michelin, Pir...

West Midlands Saab Specialists WMSS Ltd

Wood Lane, UK
stars-4
15 reviews
We are located in Wood Lane, UK and handle your vehicle's MOT, Servicing and Repairs for all car makes and models.

Emporium Motors

Chatham, UK
stars-4.5
29 reviews
Emporium Motors is located in Chatham, UK. We provide quality car services and repairs with our team of expert mechanics

M&N VEHICLE SERVICES

Peterborough, UK
stars-4.5
22 reviews
It's important to regularly service any car and we are fully-equipped and qualified to look after yours. Our trained technicians use state of the art ...

BAR MOT CENTRE

Blackpool, UK
stars-4.5
23 reviews
BAR MOT CENTRE and their team of qualified mechanics at Blackpool, UK look after your cars MOT, Servicing and Repairs

QUEEN ADELAIDE GARAGE

Ely, UK
stars-5
18 reviews
For MOT testing, servicing and vehicle repairs, all under one roof. Our experienced team of mechanics are trained to provide a professional, high qual...

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We personally select every local garage based on our unique 25-point criteria, which includes staff qualifications, equipment standards and customer ratings.

Fully qualified mechanics with 10+ years’ experience 👨‍🔧

Your car is in the UK’s safest expert hands.

Manufacturer-equivalent parts only ⚙️

Identical to your manufacturer’s, but much cheaper!

In-house experts approve all work personally 🔍

Every service carried out by our partner garages is fully reviewed.

12-month warranty on parts and labour 🛠

Any additional work needed will be carried out for free.

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Want to learn more about car diagnostic in Brighton?

Want to learn more about car diagnostic in Brighton?

What is a diagnostic inspection?

Modern cars have an onboard computer or Engine Control Unit (ECU). This continually assesses performance, with sensors throughout the car letting the ECU know of issues such as raised engine temperature, low fluid levels or problems with emission levels or the windscreen wipers. The ECU triggers an error once a problem has been found, and the relevant dashboard warning light will flash, but there are hundreds of potential error codes, which only specialist diagnostic equipment can read. So when a warning light flashes on the dashboard, a diagnostics check is needed to assess how bad the problem is, and what may have caused it.

We use state of the art diagnostic equipment

Live data shows multiple readings from across the engine to assess whether everything is working as it should. The equipment can also check and rectify braking systems where there’s an electronic handbrake, and adjust headlights where possible. You don’t need to go to a dealership to get diagnostic testing done. Most garages and workshops will carry out diagnostic testing for nearly all models and types of vehicle.

What happens at a Fixter diagnostic inspection

We charge a fixed fee for diagnostic testing that can be done while you wait. This is usually done within an hour, but if further work is required, it will clearly take more time. Our highly-trained and qualified mechanics will give you a no-charge, no-obligation repair quote if testing highlights issues with the engine or anything else, and talk you in detail through what is needed to put things right.

So next time a dashboard warning light flashes on, don’t pay dealership prices for diagnostic testing. Let us manage it all for you, picking up your car for its testing, and ensuring a fair price and a reliable service.

What happens when my dashboard illuminates a warning light?

The warning light is just the beginning—it doesn’t give the whole picture. There are hundreds of parts in your engine, so the exact nature of the fault may not be immediately apparent.

Examining fault codes to identify the problem

A diagnostic check accurately identifies the fault, avoiding more serious problems that could lead to costly repairs, potential safety hazards or worse damage. With these tests, your car is plugged into sophisticated diagnostic equipment which reads the error codes your car’s ECU has generated to explain the issue in full. Diagnostic checking looks for errors across various vehicle systems, including tyres, engine management, lights, emissions and more.

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