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MK Mechanics

SUMMARY

Name: MK Mechanics
Location: Killean, Newry
County: Down
Total Cost: £ 29,310.00
Axis: AXIS 3 : SOAR

PROJECT SUMMARY

The establishment of a new, light eco-efficiency engineering enterprise that specialises in vehicle repairs.

BACKGROUND

MK Mechanics is a new business venture, established by applicant, Michael McKevitt, who has been involved in the motor repair/driving trade for 10 years. He was made redundant in the summer 2009.

ACTIVITIES

Funded under Axis 3, through SOAR, items funded included: 

  • ECU remapping Equipment
  • Digital Mileage system
  • Diagnostic fault finder
  • Marketing  & Promotion

The business concentrates on 3 areas; 

  • ECU remapping service – reprogramming the Engine Control Unit (ECU) via the On-board diagnostic (OBD) i.e computer that captures information about the performance of the car. Remapping improves the performance and ensures greater fuel economy of the car.
  • digital mileage correction – recalculating or recalibration of dashboard displays (cars/vans/motorbikes/lorries) after dash replacements or electrical faults
  • dashboard repair service and a diagnostic fault finding service- finding faults with a PC program allows for fast, accurate and reliable diagnoses on vehicle electronics.

BENEFITS

The business offers local people an affordable service and in doing so offers the applicant and local people employment.