Services

SERVICE DESCRIPTIONS

With 42+ years in the automotive business, the crew at Nicks Automotive Technology will always take the time to explain in detail what your repair entails and will fix it right the first time, every time!

Scroll down for just a small sample of the repair services we offer.  If you don’t see what you’re looking for, call and speak with any of our A.S.E certified technicians at (203) 366-4775.

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PERFORM COOLING SYSTEM SERVICE
Pressure test cooling system for leaks. Flush engine, radiator and heater core in both directions. Bring coolant to -35 degrees Fahrenheit. Ph balance coolant to between 9.8 and 10.5. Visually inspect radiator and cooling fan for proper operation. Visually inspect heater operatio
PERFORM COOLING SYSTEM SERVICE -DEXCOOL
Pressure test cooling system for leaks. Flush engine, radiatorand heater core in both directions. Adjust engine coolant to -35 degrees Fahrenheit. Ph balance coolant to between 9.8 and 10.5. Visually inspect radiator and cooling fan for proper operation. Visual inspect heater operation.
AIR CONDITIONING SERVICE
Clean condenser fins as required; Inspect and adjust AlC drive belt; Performance test AlC operation; Inspect all visible AlC components for leaks and add Freon dye as needed; Test anti-freeze for proper mix.
BRAKE INSPECTION SERVICE
Inspect hydraulic system for visible leaks. Remove all fourwheels and inspect brake lining for wear. Remove brake dust and deglaze shoes. Adjust brakes. Adjust parking brake. Lubricate backing plate and adjust brake hardware.
TRANSMISSION FLUID FLUSH
Road test for engine performance and transmission operation and shift patterns. Flush transmission cooler and cooler lines. Flush transmission valve body. Flush transmission torque converter. Thorough cleaning of all internal parts. Flush all contaminated transmission fluid out and replace all the transmission fluid with clean fluid. Install transmission additive to revitalize transmission seals and O-rings. Top off transmission fluid level and road test.
FUEL INJECTION SERVICE
Clean fuel injectors. Clean ISC/ASC motor, as required. Clean throttle body intake. Visually inspect fuel lines and fuel rail. Pressure test fuel pump. Test and visually inspect fuel pump, fuel pressure regulator, vacuum line and connections. De-carbonize intake manifold. De-carbonize intake and exhaust valves. De-carbonize combustion chamber and pistons. Test exhaust emission.
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM ANALYSIS
Inspect battery connections. Charge battery to full capacity.Load test battery and record readings. Inspect alternator belt and adjust as required. Perform alternator output test and record readings. Perform starter draw test and record readings. Test for parasitic draw on electrical. Advise customer of needed service.
BRAKE FLUID FLUSH
Inspect brake fluid for moisture and contamination. Inspect all hydraulic lines and hoses. Inspect calipers and wheel cylinders. Inspect master cylinder and cap. Clean out dirt and old fluid from master cylinder. Flush old fluid out of master cylinder, calipers and wheel cylinders until clean. Top off master cylinder brake fluid level with new fluid. Road test vehicle for proper brake operation.
MAJOR ENGINE TUNE UP
Replace spark plugs. Check and adjust ignition timing as required. Check and adjust curb idle speed as required. Visual check of emission controlled related devices. Visual inspection of plug wires Visual inspection of Distributor cap and rotor when accessible. Clean fuel injectors. Clean ISC / ASC motor as required. Clean throttle body air intake. Visually inspect fuel lines
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