Today we are in not so Summery Summercourt. The weather has not been kind but it seems to be easing off now.
We are diagnosing a Mercedes A Class starting and running problem. At the moment all fingers are pointing at a faulty Mass Airflow Meter. These are integral to the vehicle's ECU so not as simple as other vehicles to fix. Dealerships have quoted anything from£1000+ to replace them.
Fortunately, we come across this issue from time to time and have a local connection who repairs ECUs and most interestingly the integral Mass Airflow meter on this make and model.
We diagnosed and repaired another A Class about 3 weeks ago for less than a third of the price the Gentleman was quoted by his main dealership. In repairing the faulty module not only did he save money, but he supported two local businesses at the same time.
So if your vehicle is diagnosed with a faulty ECU. Don't despair. Although we can't 100% guarantee that the issue can be repaired, it is certainly worth enquiring before considering spending your holiday pot or worse, scrapping your car.