Professional car diagnostics

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When you have an issue with your car, there are a few warning signs that will help you to realise that something is up. This may be through warning lights appearing on your dashboard, noticing strange noises, or your car not performing as it should. This is where we can help. Our diagnostic computers are suitable for vehicles from all manufacturers and allow us to quickly troubleshoot any problems by running an in-depth check on your vehicle. This is the most efficient way of us identifying any electrical or mechanical problems and allows us to get them fixed as soon as possible. Our professional car diagnostics are carried out as standard when we are performing bodywork repairs or servicing, but if you encounter a warning light which you are unsure how to resolve, we recommend bringing your car to us for diagnostic testing that can be resolved that same day.

When should you have

A lot of the time when you have a problem with your car, it is not as simple as taking a look under the bonnet or checking your tyres to pinpoint the cause of the issue. Diagnostic testing can help us to identify any mechanical or electrical problems. You should have diagnostic testing carried out if:

  • A warning light appears on the dashboard that you are not familiar with.
  • You cannot identify the cause of engine, transmission or exhaust problems.
  • You have faulty or seized brakes.
  • Your car has gone into limp mode.

What is a

Once you have experienced one of the previously listed problems with your vehicle, diagnostic testing is essential for getting to the bottom of these issues and rectifying them with speed and efficiency. Our technicians will connect a fault-finding diagnostic computer to test the vehicle to the manufacturer’s specifications and this will allow us to create a diagnostic report. Car diagnostic reports contain a list of errors that the computer has picked up on during the check. These problems will be displayed in car diagnostic codes which our engineers can use to pinpoint the precise issue. It is at this point that we can proceed with any necessary repairs.

Arrange car

If you are having issues with your car that cannot be easily identified and resolved, we recommend bringing it to us for diagnostic testing. To arrange this with us, call now on 01959 576 827 or email info@swautomotive.co.uk so that we can get you booked in.

Why choose us for car


All of our services come with a guarantee of complete honesty and transparency. Once you have a car diagnostic check carried out with us, we will recommend the most cost-effective and long-lasting repair for your vehicle. We guarantee the best results for all our clients.


Throughout the process, you can expect us to swiftly report back to you on the findings of the diagnostic testing. We will inform you of the severity of the issues with your vehicle, then advise you on the most effective approach to fix the problem.


Our technicians possess wide-ranging knowledge when it comes to car ECU diagnostics. We are knowledgeable regarding vehicles from all manufacturers, so we can read codes and successfully troubleshoot the vehicle to begin the process of repairing the fault.


With our state-of-the-art car diagnostic computers, we will provide the most efficient and comprehensive diagnostic check for your vehicle. Regardless of the manufacturer or model of your car, our systems will provide error codes so that we can get to work on repairs and fit replacement parts if necessary.


Due to the equipment and knowledge that we possess at our garage, this allows us to carry out car diagnostic checks in no time at all. Once you have brought your car to us, you can expect troubleshooting to be complete on the same day so that you are made aware of any problems.

Professional car diagnostics

Non-fault insurance

In the aftermath of an accident, a diagnostic check will be essential to find out the extent of the damage to your vehicle and what repairs are necessary. When you are in a collision through no fault of your own, it can be stressful to sort out repairs whilst also going through the insurance claims process. This is why we can manage everything on your behalf to ensure you receive the compensation you deserve as well as high quality repairs. Our diagnostic service is also ideal if you were at fault, reducing the time needed to get to the root of the problem.

Diagnostic testing for

We possess diagnostic equipment that is suitable for electric and hybrid vehicles, so regardless of which type of car you own, we will be able to successfully troubleshoot any issues and return it to you in full working order. Our team are equipped with all safety equipment they need and possess an NVQ Level 3 so they can safely work on this type of vehicle.

Professional car diagnostics

Speak to our team

If you have noticed a warning light appear on your dashboard or something not right with your vehicle, contact us for diagnostic testing today. Our team are not only knowledgeable on diagnostics, but they are also tyre fitters, ADAS calibration specialists and mechanical experts. Give us a call on 01959 576 827 or email info@swautomotive.co.uk. or fill in the online contact form and you can expect a speedy response from our team.