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Our expert insights into car diagnostic in Leeds

Our expert insights into car diagnostic in Leeds

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/leeds

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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/leeds

Save up to 30% on your car diagnostic in Leeds. 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 Leeds?

How much does car diagnostic cost in Leeds?

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A typical car diagnostic in Leeds 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 Leeds in order to give you an idea of how much the car diagnostic should cost.

Car make and modelDealers
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Mitsubishi Delica Space Gear

2.8 litres

£64.68 £52.1219%

Mazda 2 Sport

1.5 litres

£52.35 £42.8718%

Volkswagen Caddy C20 Tdi

1.6 litres

£54.30 £44.5018%

Toyota Auris Icon Vvt

1.8 litres

£53.55 £42.8720%

Fiat 500l Beats Edition

1.6 litres

£50.89 £42.0517%

Renault Captur

1.2 litres

£52.87 £44.5016%

Jaguar Xf Sportbrake

2.2 litres

£75.93 £64.9015%

Audi A3 138 Tdi

2 litres

£52.80 £43.2818%

Smart Fortwo Pure 50

0.7 litres

£52.05 £44.9114%

Vauxhall Antara Exclusiv Cdti

2.2 litres

£51.31 £41.6519%

Fiat 500l Beats Edition

1.6 litres

£50.89 £42.0517%

Mazda 2 Sport

1.5 litres

£52.35 £42.8718%

Audi A3 138 Tdi

2 litres

£52.80 £43.2818%

Renault Captur

1.2 litres

£52.87 £44.5016%

Jaguar Xf Sportbrake

2.2 litres

£75.93 £64.9015%
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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 Leeds

AutoPFect (Leeds) LTD

LEEDS, UK
stars-5
17 reviews
AutoPFect (Leeds) LTD and their team of qualified mechanics at LEEDS, UK look after your cars MOT, Servicing and Repairs

BRIGGATE GARAGE

Leeds, UK
stars-5
26 reviews
BRIGGATE GARAGE and their team of qualified mechanics at Leeds, UK look after your cars MOT, Servicing and Repairs

THE AUTO CENTRE

Dewsbury, UK
stars-5
11 reviews
THE AUTO CENTRE is located in Dewsbury, UK. We provide quality car services and repairs with our team of expert mechanics

Crown Garage

Bradford, UK
stars-5
16 reviews
Crown Garage is located in Bradford, UK. We provide quality car services and repairs with our team of expert mechanics

HOWARTHS GARAGE

Mirfield, UK
stars-4.5
14 reviews
HOWARTHS GARAGE and their team of qualified mechanics at Mirfield, UK look after your cars MOT, Servicing and Repairs

HARE BROTHERS (HALIFAX)

Halifax, UK
stars-4.5
25 reviews
HARE BROTHERS (HALIFAX) and their team of qualified mechanics at Halifax, UK look after your cars MOT, Servicing and Repairs

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    Fantastic service. Car failed MOT and i was contacted about everything that needed doing and how much it would cost. Very reasonable quote and was emailed a breakdown of all the work being done. Car was all fixed and dropped off the next day amd they even dropped it off at my work place.

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    from Brighouse
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    Fantastic service today. The car was collected and returned exactly to the times I wished and the extra job I requested had been carried out. The car had been cleaned inside and out also. Great work.

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  • Rose
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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 Leeds?

Want to learn more about car diagnostic in Leeds?

Leeds

Leeds is a city in West Yorkshire with an estimated population of 785,000.

Leeds has become the largest legal and financial centre outside London. Its financial and insurance industries are worth £13billion to the city’s economy alone. It is also the UK’s 3rd largest manufacturing centre employing around 39k employees and adding over £7billion to the economy.

Home to Leeds Rhinos rugby league team, Yorkshire Carnegie rugby union team, Headingly and Yorkshire County Cricket Club, perhaps the most famous of Leeds’ sporting champions is Leeds United FC. Formed in 1919, and situated at the Elland Road Stadium, they have won The FA Cup, The League Cup and were runners-up in the European Cup and the European Cup Winners Cup to boot.

The most popular cars in Leeds

With Leeds location sitting in the heart of the West Riding, the VW Golf is an ideal family car and city commute vehicle; it is estimated to be the most popular car in Leeds, according to data provided between 2012 to 2018 by ownership and postcode.

Close on its heels—and in order of popularity—are the Mercedes A-Class, Ford Fiesta, VW Tiguan and the Nissan Qashqai.

Vehicle numbers in Leeds

There are approximately 314,000 licensed vehicles in the Leeds area, with some of the most popular models including the Ford Focus, the Mini and the VW Polo.

Fixter garages in Leeds

There are a total of 19 Fixter garages in the Leeds area, all ready and waiting to provide you with a fantastic quote for your car service, MOT and a wide range of vehicle repairs.

Fixter garages service the following postcodes and more, in and around the Leeds area:

  • LS1: City Centre, Leeds
  • LS2: Woodhouse, Leeds
  • LS3 & LS4: Burley & Kirkstall, Leeds
  • LS5: Hawksworth, Leeds
  • LS6: Headingly, Hyde Park, Beckett Park & Meanwood, Leeds
  • LS7: Chapel Allerton, Beck Hill Lovell Park & Potternewton, Leeds

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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