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    Auto Electrician vs. Mechanic: Similarities and Differences

    Imagine experiencing electrical issues with your vehicle or wanting to get some accessories fitted. In that case, you may think your only option is to take some time off and drop your vehicle at the local mechanic. Leaving the car in their care can be difficult, as you need to work out how to get to work and back or pick up the kids from school, which can be difficult if you don’t have a second car.

    Auto electric services include electrical systems, devices, and components on vehicles. They are used for starting the engine, supplying electricity, and electrically starting the device for the vehicle’s safety, protection, and comfort.

    At Electroworx, our mobile auto electricians can get your car back on the road quickly and efficiently, no matter the problem.

    Our team of qualified auto electricians operate across Sydney and specializes in repairing and working with heavy machinery and other equipment in all sectors. Our mobile repair and maintenance services include everything you need to respond quickly to unexpected breakdowns and emergencies.

    Both industrial vehicles and heavy machinery are packed with electrical components, from radios and batteries to lighting. Our auto electricians are experts in identifying and repairing electrical faults and can perform electrical repairs and maintenance work on your vehicles and heavy machinery.

    What is an auto electrician?

    An auto electrician is an automotive professional who installs, inspects, maintains, and repairs all electrical parts of automotive vehicles. They typically work on cars, trucks, buses and other vehicles. They often work in repair shops and garages but may also be employed by dealerships or as mobile technicians.

    Auto Electrician vs. Mechanic

    Auto electricians and mechanics are both responsible for repairing and maintaining vehicles. However, their job duties and work environments differ.

    Similarities between auto-electricians and mechanics

    • Responsible for repairing vehicles
    • Responsible for maintaining vehicles
    • Responsible for diagnosing vehicle issues
    • Responsible for communicating with customers
    • Need a high school diploma or equivalent to enter the field
    • Eligible to pursue certification from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence
    • Stand for long periods of time
    • Strong understanding of how cars work
    • Able to diagnose problems quickly (excellent problem-solving skills)
    • Use tools daily
    Auto Electricians Mechanics
    Job Duties Only work on electric vehicles Work on any type of vehicle
    Test electrical systems to determine the cause of the issue Use tools such as stethoscopes and torque wrenches
    Strong understanding of electrical systems Focus more on mechanic components of cars
    Work Environment Work in clean, well-lit environments Work in dirty, messy environments
    Work with hazardous materials and use heavy machinery to complete repairs May lift heavy objects and perform other physically demanding tasks

    In recent years, cars have become a necessity. Newer cars boast better performance than older models, and this is due to the technologies included. Computers are more intelligent, compact and part of everyday transportation. Driving has become more personal, enjoyable and less complicated than it once was, highlighting the importance of maintaining a well-functioning vehicle.

    Our auto electricians can quickly assess your vehicle, identify electrical faults, repair faulty wiring and service electrical components to get it performing again. Book your service today.


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