Car diagnostics and inspection services

You don’t have to wait for the check engine light to turn on before coming in for a car inspection and diagnostic test. Like an annual check up with your physician, a diagnostic test for your car can uncover minor problems before they become major issues.

The qualified mechanics at My Calgary Mechanic only uses state-of-the-art diagnostic tools and equipment to provide the best possible inspection for every vehicle that comes through our doors.

Using specialized software, car diagnostics can quickly and accurately determine issues with your vehicle’s transmission, engine, exhaust system, brakes, and other major components. It can also alert the mechanic of any performance issues with the air flow and coolant, ignition coils, fuel injector, and throttle of your car.

Regular inspections and tests can reveal potential problems

Regular inspections and tests can reveal potential problems with your vehicle before they require expensive repairs. Taking a proactive approach with the maintenance of your car can avoid a breakdown on the road that can leave you stranded and spending more money to fix.

When you come in for an inspection and diagnostics test with My Calgary Mechanic, our specialized software can alert our experienced mechanics of any abnormalities with your vehicle and allow us to recommend the best course of action. Our recommendations are always backed by photos and we will never try to oversell you on service.

We treat each of our customers with respect and our no pressure sales approach allows you the time needed before making a final decision. Our first priority is the safety of you and your family on the road and we will do whatever it takes to ensure that your car is performing at optimal level.

In addition to expert diagnostic testing, My Calgary Mechanic also offers a variety of services and repairs, including tire rotation and wheel balancing, brakes, preventive maintenance, and more.

Over 60 year of combined experience

With over 60 year of combined experience, our professional team of technicians provide award winning 5-star service and unmatched customer satisfaction. We are fully authorized to perform warranty-approved maintenance on any vehicle make or model.
Book an appointment for car inspection and diagnostics test in Calgary with My Calgary Mechanic today.

Frequently Asked Questions

A diagnostic test identifies problems with the vehicle’s major components, including the engine, exhaust system, transmission, suspension, and brakes. A diagnostic test also determines where performance issues are coming from, such as the ignition coils, fuel injector, throttle, airflow, coolant, and more.

A standard diagnostic test can take anywhere from a few minutes to an hour and a half, depending on how complicated the issue is. If the problem requires further diagnosis, testing can take up to 3 hours to identify multiple underlying issues.
A diagnostic scanner is plugged into the car’s computer system, which will display trouble codes to indicate where the issue is. Once the mechanic has pulled the trouble codes, they will investigate the components and determine any underlying issues. Based on the trouble codes and the inspection, the mechanic can recommend the best course of action to fix the problem.
Yes, a car diagnostic test is worth the investment because it can identify issues quickly and reliably. It helps mechanics fix the problem and get you and your vehicle back safely on the road.
When a diagnostic test is completed, the mechanic will determine what parts are needed, put together a quote, and the shop will communicate with the customer for approval. Auto shops charge for diagnostic testing because of the time and expertise it requires. The alternative is to do a full inspection or repair the wrong components, which can be more costly and timely.