Car Diagnostics

Test and Repair
Get Accurate Results with a Computer Diagnosis

Car Problems? Book your car in for a Diagnostics check-up

At what cost would you ignore those unusual sounds your car is making?

 If you aren’t familiar with ‘car diagnostics,’ essentially, every modern car is made up of as many electrical parts as it is mechanical. Today you’ll find computer processors, microchips, and sensors in your car, and these electrical components’ working conditions are assessed using a ‘diagnostics tool.’ This diagnostics tool tells the mechanic exactly where the problem is- it’s clever!

If that wasn’t enough assurance, at e-CAR we partner with leading suppliers like Bosch and other well-known brands that supply specialised car electrical parts. Not only that but our workshops can access the Bosch database and connect to the Bosch Technical Helpline meaning that we can service your car’s electrical components with the best possible resources to hand!

So before those unusual sounds become a bigger headache, book your car into your nearest e-CAR workshop for a diagnostics tune and check-up.

car diagnostics e car workshopse-CAR Workshops boast state-of-the-art Bosch diagnostic machines, ensuring precise identification and elimination of any car error codes. These advanced diagnostic tools are renowned for their exceptional accuracy and efficiency in diagnosing a wide range of vehicle issues, from minor glitches to complex malfunctions.

With the latest Bosch technology at their disposal, e-CAR technicians can swiftly access the vehicle’s onboard computer systems and extract detailed error codes and data. This enables them to gain valuable insights into the root causes of any problems the car may be experiencing.

The diagnostic process begins with the machine connecting to the car’s Electronic Control Unit (ECU), which serves as the central hub for monitoring and controlling various vehicle components. By analyzing the stored data and error codes, the Bosch diagnostic machine helps pinpoint the specific areas requiring attention.

Notably, the advanced capabilities of these machines empower e-CAR workshops to handle a broad spectrum of car makes and models. Whether it’s a modern hybrid, an electric vehicle, or a traditional gasoline-powered car, the Bosch diagnostic equipment ensures compatibility and comprehensive diagnostic coverage.

Upon identifying the issues, skilled e-CAR technicians can efficiently address the root causes, ensuring accurate repairs and preventing potential future complications. Additionally, by using Bosch’s cutting-edge technology, these workshops can stay at the forefront of automotive diagnostics, offering customers a reliable and effective solution for their car’s maintenance and performance.

Overall, the integration of the latest Bosch diagnostic machines in e-CAR Workshops represents a commitment to providing top-notch service, technical expertise, and an enhanced customer experience for all vehicle owners seeking professional car diagnosis and error code resolution.”

Are you tired of bringing your car to the mechanic and not knowing exactly what is wrong with it? Do you want a more efficient and cost-effective way of identifying the issues with your vehicle?

Introduction to Car Diagnostics Tests

Car diagnostics tests are a crucial step in maintaining your vehicle’s health. They use computer technology to analyze various systems and components within your car to identify any issues or problems. With a car diagnostics test, you can find out what is causing that pesky check engine light to come on or why your car is not running as smoothly as it should be.

The Benefits of a Computer Diagnosis

Using a computer to diagnose your car has numerous benefits. First and foremost, it is much more efficient than traditional methods. A computer can quickly scan your car’s systems and provide a comprehensive report within minutes. This saves you time and money, as you will no longer have to wait for a mechanic to diagnose the problem and make repairs.

Another benefit of using a computer to diagnose your car is that it is more accurate. Mechanics can sometimes miss certain issues, or they may misinterpret the symptoms of a problem. However, with a computer, you can be confident that you are getting a thorough and accurate diagnosis, as the computer can analyze all relevant data and provide you with a detailed report.

What to Expect During a Car Diagnostics Test

During a car diagnostics test, your car will be hooked up to a computer, which will then scan all of its systems and components. The computer will look for any codes or error messages that may indicate a problem. If any issues are found, the computer will provide a detailed report, which will include a description of the problem, the affected system or component, and the recommended course of action.

It is important to note that a car diagnostics test is not a repair. Rather, it is a diagnostic tool that is used to identify problems. Once the problem has been identified, you can take the report to a mechanic who will then make the necessary repairs.

Common Issues Detected by Car Diagnostics Tests

There are many different issues that can be detected by a car diagnostics test. Some of the most common include:

  • Engine misfires
  • Oxygen sensor problems
  • Exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) valve problems
  • Catalytic converter problems
  • Mass airflow (MAF) sensor problems
  • Camshaft and crankshaft position sensor problems

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The cost of a car diagnostics test can vary depending on the make and model of your car, as well as the location of the facility where you have the test performed. On average, you can expect to pay between R350 and R450 for a car diagnostics test.

Yes, it is recommended that you make an appointment for a car diagnostics test. This will ensure that the facility is prepared for your arrival and that the test can be performed quickly and efficiently.

Yes, there are car diagnostic tools available for purchase that can be used at home. However, it is important to note that these tools may not be as comprehensive as those used by professional facilities, and they may not be able to diagnose all problems.


In conclusion, car diagnostics tests and repairs are essential aspects of maintaining your vehicle’s health. With a computer diagnosis, you can quickly and accurately identify any issues and have