Services - For Motoring Public and Automotive Trade

  • Advanced Diagnostic Report for Engine or Auto TransmissionChristmas Special $99 $149
  • (includes fault code reading)
  • Battery, Starter Motor, Alternator / Diode Check$35
  • Fault Code Reading (for one or more vehicle systems)$59
  • Advanced Diagnostic Report for ABS or Airbag$99
  • (includes fault code reading)
  • Additional Advanced Diagnostic Reports$49
  • (an extra Advanced Diagnostic Report requested at the same time as the first report)
  • Pre Purchase Checks (Electronic)$115
  • Vehicle Health Check$115
  • End of Warranty Diagnostic Check$115
  • Pre Holiday Check$115
  • Datalogging (in car diagnostic recording for up to 7 days)$199
  • (includes a $50 bond which is refunded when the datalogger is returned)
  • Relative Compression (for selected vehicles)$49
  • RECHECKS (within 60 days after any of the above services)$35


Covers cars from 1985 to 2012 for Petrol and Diesel Engines, Automatic Transmissions, ABS Brakes, Airbags / SRS and Body Control.

Diagnostics for Japanese, Australian, Korean, European, American, and Chinese vehicles as follows:

Japanese: Daihatsu, Isuzu, Mazda, Honda, Nissan, Subaru, Lexus, Mitsubishi, Suzuki, Toyota
Australian: Ford, Holden
Korean: Hyundai, Kia, Daewoo, Ssangyong
European: Audi, BMW, Citroen, Jaguar, Ford, Land Rover, Mercedes, Peugeot, Renault, Rover, Saab, Seat, Skoda, Vauxhall / Opel, VW, Volvo
American: Ford, GM, Chrysler, Jeep

You get Printed Diagnostic Reports

You get an A4 sized colour printout with every test, showing the areas at fault and our comments explaining a suggested course of action. You can then take this printout to your local vehicle repairer if you choose, and ask them to follow our recommendations before repairing or replacing any other parts.

As an example of pricing, a comprehensive "Diagnostic Report" for your cars engine with suggestions, is $149 incl GST. Trade discounts available.

If we can't successfully talk to your vehicle for any reason, then there is no charge, so you have no risk. 

If you are in the Waikato, Hamilton, Te Awamutu, Cambridge, Morrinsville, Matamata, Huntly, Ohaupo, Tokoroa, Raglan, Te Kuiti, Otorohanga, Ngaruawahia, Putaruru, Kawhia, or Rotorua areas, then give us a call now to discuss how we can help you with your car diagnostics.

Please contact us to make an appointment on the details below:

Vehicle AID (Advanced Independent Diagnostics)
998 Heaphy Terrace, Fairfield, Hamilton, Waikato, 3214 (operating out of Grimmer Motors) 
Phone: 07 9744 787,  0800 00 27 67