Auto Electricians South Auckand

Mechanics and vehicle servicing in Manukau Auckland

Experienced Automotive Electricians in
Manukau and Papatoetoe

For nearly 40 years, Tony Allen Auto Service has been the go-to repair shop for auto electrical services in Manukau and Papatoetoe, South Auckland. Our seasoned auto electricians bring expertise and state-of-the-art equipment to the table, ensuring your vehicle’s electrical systems are in top shape. We prioritise customer satisfaction, offer transparent pricing and a wide range of auto electrical and wiring services, from car batteries and alternators to alarms and immobilisers. As a proud member of the South Auckland community, we’re dedicated to enhancing the safety, reliability, and performance of your vehicle. Keep your car’s electrical heart beating, your electric windows working and your dashboard warning lights off!

Car Batteries – Replacement, Charging and Services

The battery in a car plays a critical role in keeping a vehicle on the road. Without it, you are not going anywhere! Our expert team can easily handle battery replacement and servicing and we only stock quality auto batteries. Depending on the condition of the vehicle and environmental conditions, replacing a car battery should be considered every three to six years to ensure your vehicle starts reliably, even in the harshest conditions. Your journey begins with a healthy power source – let’s make sure you never get left stranded due to a flat battery.

Alternators: Diagnostics and Repairs

Your car’s alternator is a critical component of its electrical system, and we’re well-versed in alternator repair and diagnostics. Our seasoned car electricians can quickly diagnose issues, helping you avoid electrical breakdowns. Whether it’s a minor adjustment or a complete overhaul, trust our experienced team to keep your vehicle’s electrical power generation at its peak. If you experience power steering failure, multiple dashboard warning lights, a total loss of power or clicking noises while the engine fails to start – you may have an issue with either your battery or your alternator. Contact us today for expert automotive alternator repair and drive confidently knowing your vehicle is in safe hands.

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Starter Motor: Replacement and Repairs

If your vehicle is experiencing issues with its starting motor, we have the answers to get you going again. Our experienced team specialises in diagnosing and solving starter motor problems. We have all the right tools to ensure accurate diagnostics and offer practical solutions for repairs. We’re committed to solving your starting motor worries, so you can hit the road with confidence.

How do you know if you have a starter motor problem? There are several tell-tale signs. If you turn the key or press the ignition button, and you hear a rapid clicking sound but the engine doesn’t turn over, it could be a sign of a faulty starter motor. If there is no response at all (i.e. the car won’t start), that could be too, if you have already ruled out a dead battery.

In severe cases of starter motor failure, you may notice smoke coming from under the hood or a burning smell. In this case please contact an automotive electrician to service your car immediately.

Car Alarms and Immobilisers

We pride ourselves on taking care of our customers (and your vehicles) and security should be a top priority. When it comes to securing your vehicle, car alarm and immobiliser installation is the first port of call. Our expert automobile electricians will ensure your immobiliser and vehicle alarm system seamlessly integrate with your vehicle’s electrics. Keep your car alarm system roaring (and quiet when it needs to be) with our precise and reliable installation services.

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Enhance Safety with Reversing Cameras

Save your neck with a reverse or backup camera. Installing a reversing camera not only makes your life easier, it is safer too. Rear-view cameras have been reported to reduce accidents while reversing by up to 40% in some cases!

Our auto elec mechanics can help you select a high-quality reversing camera which not only leads to stress-free parking, it can also add to the resale value of your car! 

Oxygen Sensors (Lambda Sensors)

The primary function of oxygen sensors (or lambda sensors) is to monitor the level of oxygen in the exhaust gases and provide real-time feedback to the engine control unit (ECU). Based on this feedback, the air-fuel mixture that passes into the engine is adjusted to ensure optimal combustion. Ensuring your air-fuel mixture is at the ideal ratio not only improves fuel efficiency it also helps to reduce harmful emissions, contributing to more environmentally friendly and efficient vehicle operation.

Over time, oxygen sensors may degrade or become contaminated, leading to less accurate readings. When this happens, the engine’s performance and fuel efficiency can suffer. The best way to stay on top of it, is with regular vehicle servicing and if a dash light comes on, make sure you bring it in for inspection.

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Auto GPS Tracking Systems and Navigation

Elevate your driving experience with our specialised auto GPS tracking systems. Our GPS tracking units offer you the latest in navigation technology. Whether you’re looking for a reliable GPS to enhance your safety on the road, keep your loved ones informed of your whereabouts, or ensure the security of your vehicle, our user-friendly car GPS units are the perfect choice. Confidently account for every turn, ensuring you reach your destination safely and efficiently. We all know that getting lost is the biggest cause of car arguments, so say goodbye to getting lost and hello to peace of mind, with our advanced navigation systems. Don’t risk it!

GPS Tracking Units for Commercial Fleet Management

Revolutionise vehicle management with our cutting-edge and advanced auto GPS tracking systems. Our GPS tracking units are the ultimate solution for precise and efficient vehicle monitoring. Whether you are looking to update customers on delivery status, safeguard against vehicle theft, implement usage-based invoicing, or streamline operations, our state-of-the-art auto GPS units have got you covered. Account for every detail of your fleet’s movements and experience the future of fleet management. If you need other commercial vehicle maintenance, please see our Light Commercial offering.


Automotive Window Repair

Are your electric windows stuck and you’re getting wet in the rain? Power windows can malfunction for a number of reasons which can be frustrating, especially during bad or hot weather! We are happy to help keep you cool and can assist with the following issues. 

  • Stuck windows – leaving you exposed to the elements. 
  • Window motor failure – the electric motor that operates the window mechanism can fail, making it impossible to move the window up or down.
  • Electrical problems – issues with the electrical system, such as a blown fuse or faulty wiring, can also cause window malfunctions.

If you are struggling with your windows (and the weather), our car electricians are on hand to help. Give us a call today!

Contact Us Today For Your Auto Electrical Needs

Haven’t found what you are looking for? Here are a few more things our auto electricians can help with. If you are not sure what the issue is, give our friendly team a call and we would be happy to help!

  • Air conditioning repair 
  • Ignition coils
  •  Spark plug coils
  • Car key battery replacement
  • ECUs –  Engine Control Unit/Engine Control Module
  • Car tuning
  • Engine lights
  • Hazard lights
  • Indicators
  • Interior lights
  • SRS – Supplementary Restraint System (airbags)
  • Airflow
  • ABS brake lights
  • Bluetooth FM adapters 
  • Check engine lights

Whether your vehicle is suffering with a clicking sound, a slow crank, or complete failure, our auto sparkies will see you right! Give us a call now to book your service before it is too late!

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0800 100 876

Where to find us

139 Cavendish Drive,
Papatoetoe, Manukau 2104.
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Hours Of Operation

Monday-Thursday: 7.30am – 5.00pm
Friday: 7.30am – 4.00pm
Saturday: 8.00am – 12.00pm
Closed public holidays and under Alert Level 4

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