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The Lakeside Certified Auto Guide to Vehicle Diagnosis

Posted September 5, 2021 10:18 AM

Modern Willoughby vehicles have several computers on board that control all kinds of things like engine functions, transmission shifts, traction control, anti-lock brakes, stability control, emissions – and on some vehicles, even steering, braking and the throttle.

Think about that for a minute – things that used to be controlled by simple mechanical connections now have electronic controls that rely on computers, software and sensors. It's no wonder that when something goes wrong with their vehicle it can be pretty complicated for Willoughby drivers to track down the source of the problem.

To help your service advisor at Lakeside Certified Auto figure out what's wrong, your vehicle is equipped with on-board diagnostics. The Check Engine light comes on to tell you there's a problem and the engine management computer stores a trouble code. Your friendly and knowledgeable Lakeside Certified Auto technician connects a scan tool to your vehicle's diagnostic port and retrieves the trouble codes as well as other important data.

Trouble codes are like clues for the technician to follow as he diagnoses what's wrong with your vehicle. In a way, it's like going to your Willoughby doctor with a problem. She'll run some additional tests and gather the information she needs to make a diagnosis and form a treatment plan. How much a vehicle diagnosis costs at Lakeside Certified Auto in Willoughby depends on how much time it takes to sort out the symptoms and find the underlying problem.

Give us a call.

Lakeside Certified Auto
(440) 946-0076
38525 Lakeshore Blvd
Willoughby, OH 44094
http://www.lakesidecertifiedauto.com



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    , 09/08/2021

    Great place. They looked at my car, figured out the problem, ordered the part, and replaced the part all within a day

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    , 09/03/2021

    Got my brakes replaced here. Good price. They were busy n needed to have the car for the day. But told me in advance so I was able to make arrangements. Good stuff!!

Willoughby
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    , 08/03/2021

    Got my van in on an emergency. Fairly priced. Decent work. Will be taking my vehicle back there again. Thank you guys.

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    , 07/27/2021

    I feared the worst (most expensive) problem with some front end noise only to find it was a simple in-expensive issue. I was pleasantly surprised they were able to focus instead on some other maintenance I asked for. Honest work at reasonable prices, you just can't ask for anything more. Thanks again everyone!

  • reviewiconWilloughby, OH
    , 07/16/2021

    I was referred to this shop 2 years ago by a co-worker who's friend is a mechanic here and I was stunned by the professionalism, honesty, excellent work and fair prices this shop offered. I recently took my brother-in-laws car to them for a complete inspection, to determine what was needed to get the car up to spec to sell it. They were very honest and open on telling me what needed to be done and their pricing was exceptional. I would highly recommend taking your vehicles to them for any service needed, you will not be disappointed! I wish more companies would follow their lead.

  • reviewiconWilloughby, OH
    , 06/22/2021

    These guys are awesome! Prices are reasonable too...I'll be taking my range Rover here for my oil changes from here on out

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