According to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) “The average dollar amount of electronic systems in motor vehicles … in 1977 the average amount was $110, while in 2001 it had increased to $1,800.1” With the ever increasing amount of electronics in our vehicles, the understanding how to perform computer diagnostics on a motor vehicle is a must.

Computers are playing a large role in the advancement of automobiles. They allow for better fuel economy, close monitoring of engine components, and even remind us when to change our oil. However these new computer systems are not without their own set of drawbacks. Complex computer systems can be challenging to understand; and without the proper experience and equipment, they can be a major headache. Inexperienced and ill-equipped mechanics can run into major difficulty while performing computer diagnostics, resulting in a waste of your time and your money.

The technicians at Fifth Gear Automotive are have both the experience, and equipment to perform computer diagnostics on your vehicle. With over 100 years of cumulative automotive experience, and state of the art computer diagnostic equipment, the technicians at Fifth Gear Automotive have the what it takes to execute proper computer diagnostics, and correctly interpret the computer readout. Resulting in the correct repair the first time, saving you time and money.

These computer systems contain a wealth of valuable information regarding the health of engine components. Whenever your vehicle has a check engine light come on, that is the computer warning you that something is not right. Fifth Gear technicians will decode what the car is trying to say, and then can accurately direct the repair efforts to get your vehicle running 100%.

Save time, and save money by getting computer diagnostics done at Fifth Gear Automotive. Where you will get dealer like service, with independent pricing.

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