We have the latest diagnostics equipment for fault code and warning light interrogation, and have the most up to date database for interpreting that data for a quick and accurate diagnosis.

In addition we have the capability to carry out coding functions for ECU and key replacement, DPF regeneration, removal of component protection, component adaption and many other processes.

Our diagnostic equipment covers all years of VW, Audi, Seat, Skoda and also covers many other makes and models. The equipment available to us is :- Autologic, VCDS (formerly VagCom), Bosch KTS, Snap on Solus edge, Auto Diagnost and the retriever.

Chris Lewis Lion Garage Nottingham

Dashboard Warning Lights


Engine Management

This light indicates that there is a problem or fault within the running of your engine or the emissions of your vehicle. Full diagnostics will be required in order to determine the cause of this light. If this light it flashing then it indicates that there is a major fault and immediate action is required.



The battery warning light indicates that there is a potential issue with the battery or charging system. This will need immediate attention as it could have a huge impact on your car, including things such as  sudden loss of power, and power steering. Find your Local Branch and book your service today.


Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF)

This warning light indicates that your DPF filter is blocked, Call your local Lion Garage to book your DPF replacement today! You can find your local branch by Clicking Here.


Engine Cooling

This light indicates that your engine could be overheating. This could be through a low coolant level or even as a result of a fault within the cooling system itself.


Air Bag

This light indicates that there may be an issue with the Supplemental Restraint System (SRS). This will require full diagnostics in order to determine what the exact issue is. Call Your Local Lion Garage to book a full diagnostic report for your vehicle.


Oil Waring Light

If your oil warning light is YELLOW it means that you cars oil levels are low. You will need to top up with the correct oil as soon as possible.

If your oil warning light is RED then your oil pressure is low. This can do major damage to your engine! Your Vehicle should NOT be driven if this light is showing. If your Oil Warning light is being displayed call your local Lion Garage Branch Today! Click Here to find your local branch.



The brake warning light can be caused by a number of things. One of the most common is low brake fluid, or having warn brake pads.

DO not ignore this warning light. In order to maintain a safe vehicle you should give this light immediate attention. Call Your Local Lion Garage to organise full diagnostics for your vehicle.


Electrical Power Steering

This light indicates that there is an issue with your vehicles steering system. This requires immediate attention as I could cause your powering steering to fail, resulting in very heaving steering.