General Auto Electrical work, Starters, Alternators , Wiring and Air-conditioning Regas and Repairs. We also do specialised work On certain Aircraft and Plant equipment. We specialise in Mercedes Truck repairs.


Key Cutting & Coding, 24-Hour Locksmith Services. Key Fob & Remote repairs also supply of key casings.


7G Electronic & DSG Gearbox Coding - VIN locked or Second Hand Computer coding / Matching - Radio Coding or PIN decoding Services - Online coding for most vehicle models - Gearbox Selector and Controller renewing service and repairs - Mileage matching, calibration and Instrument Cluster Repairs on most vehicles - Electronic ignition, steering lock and emulator repair and supply - EGR, DPF and Speed limiter removal services - Airbag crash data clearing services.


The Car Lab was started with one goal to provide superior service, honest, and cost effective solutions for all automotive electrical problems with our client’s best interests always being the primary focus.

We always strive to build long-term relationships with our clients, suppliers and employees and have our name associated with excellence, honesty and integrity.

We have a very strict No fix – No charge” policy, which means our customers only pay for services rendered, as opposed to time spent trying to diagnose faults.

Our core business is to service established workshops as well as smaller businesses by providing dependable and best quality workmanship whilst keeping costs to a minimum & maintaining the highest standard of work and customer service.

Our pensioner discount scheme is also a key pillar in our affordable modus operandi.

By being a market leader we are able to offer our clients quality services above dealership level yet affordable, which in turn has become synonymous with our brand.


Naym Baker

"Thank you Angus & guys for very helpfull, friendly, efficient and reasonably affordable service."

Gareth Carter

"I cannot overemphasise how impressed I am with Angus's skills and level of service.
Mercedes-Benz wanted R3,700 for a new key. Angus has fixed it and 6, yes 6! other friends car remote keys.
The value for money is incredible. The quality of work makes it as good as new.... Unbelievable skills. He's a magician."


Find us at the office

Unit 3 No 14 Carbon Street, Athlone Industria,
Cape Town, Western Cape 7764

Give us a ring

Tell - 021 822 7802
Cell/WhatsApp - 082 400 0656
Mon - Fri, 8:30-18:00

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