Many of the vehicles today come with a variety of different electronic tools that all come together and make your vehicle the powerhouse that it is. The vehicles on the market today are well-equipped with an assortment of different computerized gadgets.
When one of those gadgets stops working, you need someone who is equipped with a state of the art tool to test your vehicle and figure out what you have going on. Using the latest computer diagnostic tools, we can get an idea of what the problem is quickly and easily.
At Fred’s Wrigleyville Garage, our experienced ASE Certified technicians perform a series of diagnostic procedures to isolate the specific malfunction(s) that triggered your dashboard indicator. With our technical software, we’re able to provide accurate repair recommendations.
Once the initial code scan has been performed, our technicians will often pull diagnostic procedures from our technical software and work through the steps of isolating the malfunction. The technician can then make accurate repair recommendations based on the underlying issues. After repairing what is initially obvious, your vehicle must be test driven and scanned again to determine if there are other issues.
We only utilize state of the art equipment to provide you with the most precise and detailed information possible. We perform only the work that you authorize and everything we do is guaranteed in writing, every time.
At Fred’s Wrigleyville Garage, the number one computer diagnostics specialists near you, you can rest assured that you are going to get an accurate and honest opinion about what you have going on and what can be done to correct the problem. Not only will you have the information need to make an informed decision about whether to do the repairs or not, but you can get it all done at a price that works for you.
Auto Electrical Repair & Maintenance
Have a dead battery? Misfiring starter or alternator? For all of your auto electrical repair and maintenance needs, come to Fred’s Wrigleyville Garage and Auto Repair Chicago. We service your vehicle with care, providing a high level of workmanship you can trust.
Our auto electrical repair and maintenance services include:
An alternator is an automotive device that converts mechanical energy to electric energy (ac). Alternators are important parts of your car's engine and their failure would translate to your car's failure. When your car's alternator develops problems, seek expert help. At Fred’s Wrigleyville Garage, we have experts who can handle all your alternator needs to get you back on the road - quickly. Visit Fred’s Wrigleyville Garage today for all your auto repair and auto care needs.
The battery supplies electric energy which powers the ignition system, the starter motor, and the lights of an automotive. If you need to jump-start your vehicle in the morning, your battery could be failing. When a battery starts deteriorating, it can either be replaced or repaired - this will depend on the severity of the damage. If you are having issues with your car battery, contact Fred’s Auto Repair Chicago. We provide a convenient battery testing and replacement service to get you back on the road. Battery replacement, charging, installation, testing, and recycling - we handle it all.
A starter is a motor (electric, hydraulic or pneumatic) that rotates the internal combustion engine to initiate the engine's operation. Starters are important parts of your car's engine and their failure would translate to your car's failure. When your car's starter develops problems, seek expert help. At Fred’s Wrigleyville Garage we have experts who can handle all your starter needs to get you back on the road - quickly. Visit Fred’s Wrigleyville Garage today.
Auto Electronics Repair
Don't neglect your vehicle's electronic systems - trust our experts to repair your vehicle properly the first time around! A poor driving experience can often be related to a malfunctioning computer or driving controls. Come to Fred’s Wrigleyville Garage to ensure your vehicle is in top driving condition.
Our electronic services include:
Check Engine Light
No one likes to see their car's "Check Engine" light come on. The light could mean a costly problem, like a bad catalytic converter, or it could be something minor, like a loose gas cap. At Fred’s Wrigleyville Garage, we can pull the code and diagnose the problem for you.
Today, car manufacturers include at least one computer in motor vehicles. This computer's main function is to monitor and adjust engine and transmission operations. The computer receives input information from different sensors. The computer controls spark plugs, idle speed, and fuel injectors so as to get you the best possible car performance. Failure of the car computer will greatly affect the things it controls. To get the most out of your car's computer, have it evaluated regularly for updates and proper operation. If it is already failing, have it repaired or replaced.
Mechanics at Fred’s Auto Repair Chicago are able to diagnose all the electronic parts in your car. For expert diagnostics services on your car's electronic devices, visit Fred’s Wrigleyville Garage today.
Drivability is the degree of smoothness and steadiness of your car's acceleration. Most modern cars are fitted with on-board computers that continuously check the readings from various sensors. In case of drivability problems, you will receive a warning message on your car's dashboard. To have your car diagnosed for drivability issues, visit Fred’s Auto Repair Chicago today. At Fred’s Wrigleyville Garage, we have the necessary tools, training, and technology to diagnose and address your car's drivability issues.
Basically, an engine control system is an on-board computer in your car. Like all computers, the engine controls are composed of hardware and software. Automotive engine control systems are responsible for regulating exhaust emissions, and providing increased fuel economy. To get the best out of your car's incredibly powerful technology, make sure engine controls are working properly. To check if your car's engine controls are working properly, call Fred’s Wrigleyville Garage today.