Electrical issues can be difficult to troubleshoot, and oftentimes many vehicle owners are unaware what the underlying issue is, and how to solve it. Most of the time it is not obvious and it takes scanners to understand the electrical system because of many components and interconnections. The electrical components contribute to how the vehicle operates including, starting, keeping it running and keeping all electrical components working properly including the battery, alternator and starter. These are all crucial components of your car and they need to be operating in order for you to operate your vehicle. At St. Paul Automotive we will look at your vehicle to understand what is going on and what we need to do to fix it including: a thorough visual inspection of battery and case condition; check to ensure your battery can still deliver adequate power, and replace it if necessary; electrical cable connections are examined and adjusted, if necessary; engine diagnostics may be necessary to troubleshoot sophisticated systems or complex electrical problems.
Due to the complexity of the electrical systems in vehicles, it is necessary that all are working in order to power your vehicle. The systems vary greatly from each make to model to year. Many new vehicles electrical systems are extremely complex and operate a wide variety of components meaning that more problems are bound to rise. All of these electrical components make it difficult to diagnose the cause of vehicle electrical problems, but most begin and end with your battery.
Although the electrical systems are complex and interconnected, causing difficulties to understand exactly what is wrong with your vehicle, we can explain signs to look for better help you understand what is going on with your car. If your battery, alternator, or starter, has electrical problems, it is usually easy to notice, but it can be difficult to distinguish which one is having the problem. Even still, we want to help you get as close to finding your electrical problem yourself as we can. To avoid confusion or replacing a component of your car that is unnecessary, it is important to have your vehicle looked at and each part tested before you make any assumptions.
If you are having electrical problems, St. Paul Automotive is one of the oldest and most knowledgeable automotive shop in the area. Whatever your needs are, we are here to provide you with the best customer service and timely repairs to allow you to continue on with your life!