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Category Archives: Car Repair

Vauxhall Astra Cam Belt Replacement in Gravesend

Vauxhall Astra Cam Belt Replacement in Gravesend This Vauxhall Astra came in to us with an extremely bad coolant leak. Upon some investigation we discovered the water pump was very worn and leaking badly. As the cam belt had to removed to replace the water pump we advised it would be more cost effective in…
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Clutch Repair in Gravesend

Clutch Repair in Gravesend This 2011 Skoda Octavia came in to us for a clutch replacement as it had completely stopped working and now wouldn't even go into gear. After a few hours work we managed to get the gearbox apart and then we could identify why this fairly new clutch had stopped working. Unfortunately…
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Audi A3 Engine Manifold Replacement

Audi A3 Engine Manifold Replacement This customer brought his 2009 Audi A3 S line in to us with the car seeming to run ok but with an engine management light on the dashboard. After some investigation using the latest diagnostics equipment we identified that the problem was with the inlet¬†manifold. Once we removed the manifold…
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Car Mechanic in Gravesend

Car Mechanic in Gravesend Here at Startrite Engine Tuning we offer all types of vehicle repair. This lovely Abarth 595 had a door locking fault, so we fitted a new door lock assembly and its now as good a new. If you have any issues with your car click the link below and get in…
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BMW DPF Problems in Gravesend

BMW DPF Problems in Gravesend Gains - 37Bhp - 60Nm This BMW came in to us with the customer complaining of a lack of power and some lights on the dash board. After some investigation we discovered the fault was being caused due to issues with the DPF filter. These sort of problems can potentially…
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BMW Traction Control Problems in Gravesend

BMW Traction Control Problems in Gravesend We had another BMW E46 in today with traction control problems. This is such a common problem on these cars so we had a good idea of what the problem might be. Once we investigated we found that the ABS rings on the rear driveshafts had corroded and expand…
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Car Servicing in Gravesend

Car Servicing in Gravesend About Us We have been involved in the maintenance of cars and light commercial vehicles since 1982, initially tuning engines to maintain reliability and drive-ability which was necessary before the development of electronic control ignition and fuel systems. Once mainstream manufacturers started to develop electronic systems for fuel/ignition/ABS/SRS Airbag etc, the…
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Citroen C4 1.6 HDI Turbo Problems in Gravesend

Citroen C4 1.6 HDI Turbo Problems in Gravesend All you DIY-ers out there, if you notice something is broken or split REPLACE IT!! The split seal is from a Citroen C4 1.6 HDI that got disintegrated and got chopped up by the turbo impeller and ended up in the intercooler. Have a close look at…
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Ford Focus Engine Problems in Gravesend

Ford Focus Engine Problems in Gravesend Replacing an engine on a 1.0 ecoboost Focus today, it only managed 30,000 miles before a coolant hose failed and cooked the engine!! There is a recall on these ¬£8.00 hoses so all you ecoboost owners out there check it out with your local main dealer, it could save…
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Vauxhall Corsa Clutch Repair

Vauxhall Corsa Clutch Repair. Vauxhall Corsa C twinport in this week for an M.O.T and service. The customer complained of a clutch judder, on inspection it was found that the spring had broken in the friction plate causing the judder. The clutch was replaced with a new concentric slave cylinder and all are now happy…
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Mini Cooper Clutch Repair

Mini Cooper Clutch Repair Early morning start today going to recover this Mini Cooper which turns out after a bit of investigating that the clutch had broken and needed replacing. Initially we thought that it could have been worse as the engine did not turn over, but once we got the gearbox off and the…
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1967 Ford Mustang Servicing

1967 Ford Mustang Servicing. Its not just new cars that we service and repair here at Startrite Engine Tuning, we also have certain customers who still bring their classics to us for servicing and repairs.
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Is your MOT Due?

Is your MOT Due? If you need a Service or MOT we offer a FANTASTIC Service: We'll collect your vehicle Service / Prepare for MOT Take to MOT Station Repair and Re-test if needed Deliver straight back to you We take all of the hassle out of maintaining your vehicle. If the MOT is a…
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