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The Madison Automotive Guide to Vehicle Diagnosis

Posted March 14, 2021 11:21 AM

Modern Memphis vehicles have several computers on board that control all kinds of things like engine functions, transmission shifts, traction control, anti-lock brakes, stability control, emissions – and on some vehicles, even steering, braking and the throttle.

Think about that for a minute – things that used to be controlled by simple mechanical connections now have electronic controls that rely on computers, software and sensors. It's no wonder that when something goes wrong with their vehicle it can be pretty complicated for Memphis drivers to track down the source of the problem.

To help your service advisor at Madison Automotive figure out what's wrong, your vehicle is equipped with on-board diagnostics. The Check Engine light comes on to tell you there's a problem and the engine management computer stores a trouble code. Your friendly and knowledgeable Madison Automotive technician connects a scan tool to your vehicle's diagnostic port and retrieves the trouble codes as well as other important data.

Trouble codes are like clues for the technician to follow as he diagnoses what's wrong with your vehicle. In a way, it's like going to your Memphis doctor with a problem. She'll run some additional tests and gather the information she needs to make a diagnosis and form a treatment plan. How much a vehicle diagnosis costs at Madison Automotive in Memphis depends on how much time it takes to sort out the symptoms and find the underlying problem.

Give us a call.

Madison Automotive
(901)386-9600
2457 Covington Pike
Memphis, TN 38128
http://www.madisonautomotive.net



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