Our technicians are trained to use the latest dealer tools for Engine Management, ABS, SRS, Airbag, & ECU diagnostics. With our ECU remapping service, petrol & diesel Turbo models can achieve up to 30% additional horsepower.

We specialise in power upgrades, high performance tuning and our state-of-the-art diagnostic services ensure that your vehicle maintains its optimum performance. We are able to diagnose faults and problems that other garages and even dealers seem unable to resolve. We repair many of the ECU’s and can supply, Fit and Programme New, Used & Refurbished ECU’s and Control Units to all models.

Unlike most workshops who it would seem just swap parts until they fix the problem (and sometimes don’t fix it!) We have the proven ability to determine the actual cause of any problem and repair that problem, quickly and economically, we frequently save our customers hundreds of pounds based upon the prices they have been quoted elsewhere for the repair.

Just like many of our customers we want to repair the problems you are having with your car accurately and at the best possible price, we like to repair rather than replace parts and only replace components that are proven to be faulty. Using the same tools that is used in dealer workshops worldwide, this means that we have all the same capabilities at our disposal as a dealer workshop.

The capabilities include

  • Fault code reading
  • Viewing Live data
  • Actuating Components
  • Graphing Live Data in real time
  • Software Updates and reprogramming
  • Installing New Control units and ECU’s
  • Diagnostics

We also have additional capabilities that cannot be matched by Main Dealers that allows us to reset and re-program Used Control Units, offering significant cost saving to vehicle owners.

We are able to program the following on all models

  • Engine ECU
  • Body Module
  • CIM Module
  • Rear Body Module
  • Cooling System Control Unit
  • ABS
  • SRS / Airbag
  • Keys
  • Central Locking Remotes
  • and any other modules that may be fitted

Electrical fault finding

Norfolk St Garage can assist with most vehicle problems. If you have a car with engine lights showing on the dashboard – this is a pretty strong indication that there are problems with your car/vehicle. At Norfolk St Garage we use our expertise and experience along with the latest technology to locate these troublesome issues. There can be many instances when fault lights may not be activated, however using our diagnostic programmes to check the functions in an on board computer – this will enable detection of the underlying fault/issue.

Whether your engine makes a strange noise, or your car loses power whilst driving. Erasing DTCs (Diagnostic Trouble Codes) can be completed by experienced diagnostics technicians, as well as fixing problems causing MILs (Malfunction Indicator Lights) to light, by tweaking or reconfiguring ECUs meaning part replacement is not needed, which means that repairing your vehicle doesn’t have to be as expensive. Car Vehicle engine diagnostic testing is needed for the the following reasons:

All Vehicles manufactured and sold within the European Union and further afield have diagnostics equipment complying with EOBD (European On-board Diagnostics) which monitor vehicle emissions systems to maintain efficient fuel burning and allow professional diagnostics experts at established garages to identify vehicle system faults and complete part replacement it required.

We can identify diagnostics problems in all cars. We undertake the following services monitoring timing of ignition function, reading outputs from oxygen sensors, checking engine efficiency levels are optimum, checking responsiveness of electronic braking systems, testing control units for doors and sunroofs, using diagnostics equipment can get to the bottom of various car issues. Although your engine management indicators might not be on, things may not be right with your vehicle, which supports the reason for visiting a quality car diagnostic company who can address any issues and enable the vehicle problem to be solved. Consistent technological advances are always improving vehicles, with more functionality being controlled via on board computers. As a result, diagnostics are becoming more and more important when faults occur.

Electronic control units handle a wide range of functions, including sun roof control units and adaptive cruise control, control units for airbags and sensor clusters. Electronic controls often cover brake systems too, therefore to allow brakes to be serviced, it is necessary to release the calipers which mechanics using diagnostic equipment can also do.

Engine tests and diagnostics are conducted by us to ensure correct functionality of engines. What does an  diagnostic technician test? we can check your car for a range of issues, from ensuring vehicle systems are running as they should to finding out when problems exist with vehicles. From testing the engine.


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11:00am - 6:00pm

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Norfolk St Garage, 52 Norfolk St, Nelson, Lancashire BB9 7FG
01282 611790

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