WIN with ACtronics!

Published:  26 April, 2018

ACtronics are the leading electronic automotive component remanufacturers based in Colchester, Essex. They are able to remanufacturer units such as ECUs, ABS ECUs, instrument clusters, throttle bodies, displays and TCUs and offer a two-year warranty on all remanufactures.

As the weather gets warmer, it signals the time to give your car a good spring clean inside and out, which is why ACtronics are offering a huge boot tidy ‘goody bag’ full of cleaning products to make your car shiny clean. If that’s not enough, inside the bag there will also be loads of exclusive goodies that will otherwise only be seen at Automechanika Birmingham 2018 on Stand P129, the home of ACtronics  for the duration of the show, taking place 5-7 June.

To win this huge goody bag, please answer the following question:

What is remanufactured by ACtronics?

a)  Electronic automotive components

b) Mechanical automotive components

c)  Hydraulic automotive components

Terms and conditions: Winner will be chosen at random from the correct answers when the competition closes on 21 May and the winner will be notified by 29 May. The editor’s decision is final. No cash alternative offered.

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