About Auto PHD of New York
Automotive Repair and NYS Inspection Station
Auto PHD is a full service automotive repair and NYS Inspection station — located at 2719 Thomson Ave., L.I. City, NY 11101, where quality automotive repairs have been performed for over 44 years.
Auto PHD specializes in automotive electrical systems troubleshooting and repair. Our technicians can successfully diagnose and repair stubborn electrical issues in any type of vehicle. In fact, when other shops in the New York City area are stumped, they call Auto PHD.
Owner Alex Lyubchenko personally oversees all operations at Auto PHD. He’s an experienced computer programmer and automotive repair expert who understands the complex electrical systems in today’s automobiles.
Alex has developed a method for repairing/cloning Mercedes Benz ECM / ECU modules, saving owners of older models hundreds (sometimes thousands) of dollars. This often makes the difference in saving an otherwise wonderful vehicle.
Mercedes Benz Specialists
AutoPHD specializes in complete electrical systems diagnosis and repair for all Mercedes Benz vehicles, along with ECM (Engine Control Module) replacement and cloning for most makes and models.
The Engine Control Module is the heart and brains of a car’s electrical system and components — and each ECM is factory matched to the specific car in which it was originally installed. It the ECM fails or is damaged, it must be replaced and reprogrammed before the vehicle will work again.
AutoPHD can quickly repair/clone most Mercedes Benz ECM issues at substantially lower cost than the dealership would charge. The lower cost often makes the difference in being able to save an older model vehicle in otherwise fine condition.
If you can’t bring your car to our shop, then you can just ship us the ECM, and we’ll return a perfectly cloned unit to you — just plug it in and you’re good to go. If we find that the ECM is functioning properly, we’ll return it at no charge.