A1 Diagnostics – No vehicle service too big or too small

A1 Diagnostics carry out vehicle servicing and maintenance repair work on a diverse range of vehicles. As you’ll see from this recap of the work we have carried out over the past six weeks, no job is too big or too small. We can service brakes, rebuild vehicle engines, recondition gearboxes, recharge air conditioning and a variety of more vehicle services.


Approved MOT test centre

A1 Diagnostics is a VOSA approved MOT test centre. We have a class 4 and class 7 test lane and all the state-of-the-art equipment we need to make sure your vehicle is roadworthy. We also offer great prices, including our exclusive summer offer to MOT your vehicle from as little as £20!




ABS servicing

This month we have serviced a number of anti-lock braking systems on a range of different dealer types. In the example below we reconditioned the brakes of a Mercedes pick-up truck to create a safe and efficient braking system. We have the experience and know-how to service the ABS on all makes of vehicle, but specialise in German manufacturers like BMW, Mercedes, Audi, Volkswagen and more.



Air conditioning refills

In the summer we are naturally very busy servicing vehicle air conditioning systems. The pictures below show a BMW vehicle air conditioning system we have recently serviced, all the while working to a strict OFT code of conduct.



Engine rebuilds and gearbox reconditioning

We also carry out lots of engine rebuilds and repair work, and are experts in gearbox reconditioning. We offer competitive prices and have technicians with years of experience in this particular field. The photos below show a recent engine rebuild completed in our workshop.



Commitment to engine and gearbox stock

As experts in engine rebuilds and gearbox reconditioning, we also have access to our sister company Major Motors engine and gearbox stock for a huge range of vehicle types. If your vehicle requires new engine parts or a brand new engine, the likelihood is we will already have access to the stock parts you need. However, if we do not have the particular engine or part in stock, we can source it quickly to get you back on the road.


Timing chain repairs and servicing

It has recently been discovered that there have been multiple cases of engine failure on the BMW 1-Series, 3-Series and 5-Series vehicles manufactured between 2007 and 2009. This is the result of timing chain failures on the engine which are causing the vehicle to come to a complete stop; however, BMW deny there is a problem. At A1 Diagnostics, we can check the timing chain to see if there is a problem and replace it with a new one. It is important to ensure the timing chain is in good working order as if this engine component fails it can cause serious damage to your engine.


Canopy repairs for open top vehicles

A1 Diagnostics can rebuild your engine or recondition your gearbox, but we can also help with some of the smaller niggling problems with your vehicle. This month we have repaired a number of canopies as demonstrated on the Volkswagen below. If you have an open top vehicle and the canopy mechanism is problematic, please come to our workshop and we will gladly repair it for you.


Contact A1 Diagnostics

For any further information or to book your car in for a service please use the contact details below.


A1-Diagnostics and ECU Repairs
64 Sloper Road
CF11 8AB

Tel: (029 20) 220380
Fax: (029 20) 223172

Opening Times

Mon – Fri: 8:00am – 6:00pm

Email: info@a1-diagnostics.com

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