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Servicing and MOT
BMW 3 Series Servicing and MOT average cost
Full Service£ 174.03
MOT£ 42.53
Full Service and MOT£ 202.97
Oil Change£ 83.18
Interim Service£ 106.27
Vehicle Health Check£ 47.40
Interim Service and MOT£ 138.13
Servicing and MOT - Other£ 206.65
Engine Carbon Clean£ 114.98
Brake Fluid Change£ 97.69
Fuel Economy Service£ 108.20
DSG Oil Service£ 123.33
Winter Check£ 52.22

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Servicing and MOT

Change in repair costs

  • 2020+ 1.13 %
  • 2019- 2.07 %
  • 2018+ 2.21 %
  • 2017- 19.66 %
Engine and Cooling
BMW 3 Series Engine and Cooling average cost
Cambelt Change£ 421.44
Head Gasket£ 660.79
Timing Chain£ 858.15
Engine and Cooling - Other£ 109.49
Turbo Faults and Replacement£ 778.89
Timing Belt£ 415.58
Engine Management Light£ 60.71
Fuel Injection System£ 84.43
Diesel Engine Faults£ 174.14
Engine Oil£ 79.73
Water Pump£ 290.25
Fan Belt£ 83.76
Fuel Pump£ 755.00
Spark Plugs£ 80.71
Coolant Hoses£ 73.00
Ignition Coil£ 58.70

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Engine and Cooling

Change in repair costs

  • 2020+ 7.00 %
  • 2019+ 27.42 %
  • 2018+ 48.82 %
  • 2017+ 9.27 %
Brakes and Exhausts
BMW 3 Series Brakes and Exhausts average cost
Brake Pads and Discs£ 303.04
Exhaust Fitting£ 182.29
Diesel Particulate Filter Clean£ 175.72
Exhaust Repair£ 97.77
Brake Repairs£ 349.33
EGR Valve£ 374.86
Other - Brakes and Exhausts£ 88.75
Diesel Particulate Filter Replacement£ 502.55

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Brakes and Exhausts

Change in repair costs

  • 2020+ 9.98 %
  • 2019+ 13.31 %
  • 2018- 2.19 %
  • 2017+ 10.97 %
Air-Con, Heating and Cooling
BMW 3 Series Air-Con, Heating and Cooling average cost
Aircon Regas£ 63.36
Other - Air-Con, Heating and Cooling£ 163.84
Air Conditioning Service£ 72.68
Car Heater£ 54.29
Overheating Problems£ 55.18
Heater Matrix£ 61.25

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Air-Con, Heating and Cooling

Change in repair costs

  • 2020+ 3.28 %
  • 2019+ 8.16 %
  • 2018+ 13.86 %
  • 2017- 2.39 %
Windows, Windscreens and Mirrors
BMW 3 Series Windows, Windscreens and Mirrors average cost
Windscreen Replacement£ 226.22
Electric Window Faults£ 72.85
Window Tinting£ 195.02
Window Replacement£ 173.60
Windscreen Wipers£ 92.50
Window Repair£ 50.00

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Windows, Windscreens and Mirrors

Change in repair costs

  • 2020- 3.59 %
  • 2019+ 8.20 %
  • 2018+ 14.71 %
  • 2017- 32.32 %
Mobile Mechanics and Services
BMW 3 Series Mobile Mechanics and Services average cost
Mobile Mechanic£ 64.81
Mobile Alloy Wheel Repair£ 84.00
Mobile Mechanics and Services - Other£ 61.52
Pre-Purchase Car Inspection£ 87.70
Mobile Servicing£ 151.82

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Mobile Mechanics and Services

Change in repair costs

  • 2020+ 7.28 %
  • 2019- 2.43 %
  • 2018- 28.64 %
  • 2017+ 34.71 %
Electrical and Batteries
BMW 3 Series Electrical and Batteries average cost
Alternator Repair£ 312.86
Electrical Faults£ 61.58
Parking Sensors£ 105.41
ECU Repairs£ 150.81
Car Battery£ 175.30
Lights and Bulbs£ 71.04
Electrical and Batteries - Other£ 60.00
Starter Motor£ 234.72
Glow Plugs£ 194.02
Check Engine Light£ 45.00
Sensors£ 1000.00

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Electrical and Batteries

Change in repair costs

  • 2020- 0.76 %
  • 2019+ 9.66 %
  • 2018- 7.86 %
  • 2017+ 28.97 %
Bodywork, Dents and Smart Repairs
BMW 3 Series Bodywork, Dents and Smart Repairs average cost
Respraying£ 424.57
Other - Bodywork, Dents and Smart Repairs£ 384.05
Accident Repairs£ 480.74
Bodyshop£ 431.33
Paintwork Repair£ 338.22
SMART Repair, Scratches and Scuffs£ 312.21
Welding£ 181.62
Dent Removal£ 414.13
Panel Beating£ 396.90
Restoration£ 51.67

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Bodywork, Dents and Smart Repairs

Change in repair costs

  • 2020- 4.22 %
  • 2019+ 4.38 %
  • 2018+ 7.21 %
  • 2017+ 3.92 %
Tyres, Wheels and Tracking
BMW 3 Series Tyres, Wheels and Tracking average cost
Puncture Repair£ 35.11
Front Wheel Alignment£ 41.22
Wheel Bearing£ 195.76
Tyres, Wheels and Tracking - Other£ 125.24
Wheel Tracking£ 36.71
Tyre Fitting£ 80.00
Front and Rear Wheel Alignment£ 72.55
Wheel Nut Removal£ 55.27
Rear Wheel Alignment£ 51.75
Diamond Cut Alloy Wheel Refurb£ 400.00

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Tyres, Wheels and Tracking

Change in repair costs

  • 2020+ 47.34 %
  • 2019+ 35.68 %
  • 2018+ 7.61 %
  • 2017- 15.37 %
Not Sure - Help Me Choose!
BMW 3 Series Not Sure - Help Me Choose! average cost
General Repairs£ 162.32
Minor Repairs£ 72.50
Loss of Power£ 98.56
My Car Won't Start£ 71.67
Leak£ 127.53
Other Problem - Smoking, Strange Smells etc£ 45.15
Banging or Knocking Noise£ 48.67
Ticking or Rattling Noise£ 273.85
Squeaking or Squealing Noise£ 46.75

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Not Sure - Help Me Choose!

Change in repair costs

  • 2020- 24.03 %
  • 2019+ 23.63 %
  • 2018+ 0.61 %
  • 2017- 14.79 %
BMW 3 Series Diagnostics average cost
Diagnostic Test£ 47.88
Diagnostics - Other£ 50.33
Electrical Fault Diagnosis£ 53.77
Engine Balancing and Remapping£ 263.00
Automatic Transmission Diagnostic£ 62.50
Engine Tuning£ 75.00

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Diagnostics

Change in repair costs

  • 2020+ 0.64 %
  • 2019+ 4.90 %
  • 2018+ 5.48 %
  • 2017- 3.45 %
Clutch and Gearbox Repairs
BMW 3 Series Clutch and Gearbox Repairs average cost
Clutch Repairs£ 515.70
Clutch and Gearbox Repairs - Other£ 520.48

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Clutch and Gearbox Repairs

Change in repair costs

  • 2020- 0.72 %
  • 2019- 4.14 %
  • 2018+ 4.82 %
  • 2017+ 16.18 %
Steering and Suspension
BMW 3 Series Steering and Suspension average cost
Shock Absorber Repair£ 304.46
Suspension Repairs£ 159.53
Steering and Suspension - Other£ 210.64
Power Steering£ 100.83
Coil Springs£ 251.12
Steering Rack£ 317.60
Car Pulling Left or Right£ 50.21
Steering Wheel Shaking£ 164.33

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Steering and Suspension

Change in repair costs

  • 2020+ 29.33 %
  • 2019+ 4.33 %
  • 2018- 7.73 %
  • 2017+ 45.49 %
Security, Locking and Keys
BMW 3 Series Security, Locking and Keys average cost
Key Replacement£ 161.36
Central Locking Systems£ 120.00
Key Programming and Codes£ 179.67
Immobiliser Faults£ 122.50
Security, Locking and Keys - Other£ 90.00

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Security, Locking and Keys

Change in repair costs

  • 2020+ 20.22 %
  • 2019+ 18.09 %
  • 2018- 35.72 %
  • 2017+ 19.60 %
Interior, Audio and Navigation
BMW 3 Series Interior, Audio and Navigation average cost
Convertible Roof Repair£ 227.77
Car Audio£ 75.99
Interior, NAV and Entertainment - Other£ 96.25

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Interior, Audio and Navigation

Change in repair costs

  • 2020+ 10.22 %
  • 2019+ 42.09 %
  • 2018- 46.94 %
  • 2017+ 76.54 %
Safety Components
BMW 3 Series Safety Components average cost
Airbag Repairs£ 45.00

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Safety Components

Change in repair costs

  • 2020- 71.43 %
  • 2019- 34.88 %
Breakdown and Recovery
BMW 3 Series Breakdown and Recovery average cost
Recovery£ 45.00

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Breakdown and Recovery

Change in repair costs

  • 2020+ 652.35 %
  • 2019+ 77.08 %
  • 2018- 45.56 %
  • 2017+ 15.07 %
Hybrid and Electric Vehicles
BMW 3 Series Hybrid and Electric Vehicles average cost
Hybrid and Electric Car Repairs£ 54.00

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

Change in repair costs

  • 2020- 50.91 %
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14 Jobs Completed
Kings Lynn
4.8 / 5

ECU fault finding and all mechanical repairs and servicing.

I have stopped auto quoting on this site as it led to so many issues.

I charge labour by the hour, plus parts.

If you want it fixed first time every time, book me.

You can even sit and watch me, I have nothing to hide

CPS Automotive Ltd.
67 Jobs Completed
4.9 / 5

We are a family run business with over 15 years of experience in all vehicle makes and models. We have a good reputation and positive feedback throughout all of our customers. Delivery and collection services are also available locally.

Our services range from MOT’s, MOT repairs, servicing on all manufacturers, clutches, timing belts/chains, engine replacement, latest diagnostics testing and equipment, air conditioning fault finding, re-gas, exhaust welding, body panel welding, laser wheel alignment, DPF regeneration and cleaning.

E.J’s Motor Services - Mobile Mechanic
19 Jobs Completed
Bognor Regis
5.0 / 5

COVID 19 update - still operating as normal but with extra precautions. All vehicles will be disinfected prior to handover to protect yourselves and loved ones.

Are you too busy?
Do you find it hard to trust a garage?
Tired of the dreaded phone call where you just hear the repair cost?
Or is it just convenience you look for?
Then look no further.
The garage can come to you and provide clear, honest advice with work carried out in a timely and professional manner.

Anytime, Anywhere, Give Us A Call And We'll Be There.

Reliable and Friendly Mobile Technician serving Hampshire and West Sussex, offering servicing and repairs on all makes and models at competitive prices.

3 years roadside assistance experience with one of the nations leading Breakdown Companies, and a lifetime of experience in Main Dealer and independent workshops.

Fully insured for all aspects of work carried out.

24hr breakdown call out (subject to our of hours call out) and quotations given whilst on site (subject to suppliers operating hours)

Engines Masters
12 Jobs Completed
5.0 / 5

We are reputable local business at competitive rates. No jobs is too small or too big. Free estimate, full valet after repairs to every customer. We located only 10 min of the Junction 28 in Pinxton. We carry out all mechanical work as well as car body repairs and resprays.

Halfords Autocentre Strood
14 Job Completed
4.0 / 5

Halfords Autocentres is the UK’s leading chain of over 300 independent wholly owned garages, specialising in MOTs, servicing, Tyres, and all types of mechanical repairs from brakes & suspension to clutches and timing belts. Our highly trained ATA technicians have access to the latest diagnostic equipment and vehicle service data allowing us to service and repair all makes of cars to dealer standards.

We continue to invested in training to ensure we are prepared for future challenges, for example we have Hybrid trained technicians at all sites. Our extensive equipment investment ensure that we can meet the requirements of a changing vehicle parc with heavy lift capability in most sites for the growing van fleet and upgraded diagnostic equipment to handle the vast range of new drive assistance systems found on new cars.

Protyre - Carterton
97 Jobs Completed
4.8 / 5

David and his team pride themselves on providing an exceptional level of customer service. The centre specialises in mechanical repairs including vehicle servicing and MOTs as well as supplying and fitting tyres for cars, vans, 4x4s and agricultural vehicles from all leading manufacturers, including Michelin, Pirelli, Bridgestone and Continental, the centre also boasts a laser wheel alignment system. David and his team will be pleased to provide advice on the best tyres to meet your driving requirements. Why not visit our centre to get the best advise from our experts or feel free to buy online with same day fitting available.

Mobile Mechanics and Tyres
2342 Jobs Completed
4.8 / 5

Services provided:

-- Can build and assemble machines or mechanical components according to requirements
-- Able to Inspect machines, engines, transmissions etc. and run diagnostic tests to discover functionality issues
-- Will aim to troubleshoot reported problems and resolve them in a timely manner
-- Will perform thorough maintenance on machinery, equipment and systems
-- Will clean and apply lubricants to components
-- Will replenish engine fluids and components
-- Will provide consultation on correct maintenance and preventative measures
-- Can also undertake other duties (e.g. repair of hydraulic systems)
-- Can provide logs of work and report on issues


Proven experience as Mechanic for 12 years.
Excellent knowledge of machinery and hydraulic, electrical and other systems and their components.
Experienced in using various precision tools (I have equipment to perform most mechanical work).
Will follow established procedures and practices with a strong commitment to health and safety.
Very good communication skills with problem-solving capabilities.
Very good physical strength and stamina


BTEC national diploma motor vehicles (2 year course)
HNC motor vehicles (1 year course)
HND motor vehicles (1 year course)
IMI (Institute of the Motor Industry) MOT Certification NT / AE / Site Manager

Classes of Vehicles tested:

Class Descriptionwheeled vehicles (over 450kg unladen weight)
4 Cars (up to 8 passenger seats)
4 Motor caravans
4 Quads (max unladen weight 400kg - for goods vehicles 550kg and max net power of 15kw)
4 Dual purpose vehicles
4 Private hire and public service vehicles (up to 8 seats)
4 Ambulances and taxis
4 Private passenger vehicles and ambulances (9 to 12 passenger seats)
4 Goods vehicles (up to 3,000kg design gross weight)
4a Class 4 vehicles (9 to 12 passenger seats) with a seat belt installation checkPrivate passenger vehicles and ambulances (13 to 16 passenger seats)
5 Private passenger vehicles and ambulances (more than 16 passenger seats)
5 Playbuses
5a Class 5 vehicles (13 to 16 passenger seats) with a seatbelt installation check
5a Class 5 vehicles (more than 16 passenger seats) with a seatbelt installation check
7 Goods vehicles (over 3,000kg up to 3,500kg design gross weight

Wilco Motosave - Bracebridge
88 Jobs Completed
4.9 / 5

Wilco Motosave is one of the North's leading independent family owned motorists' stores and fitting centres.

With 26 branches located throughout Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Manchester & Rochdale, we'll be sure to have a store near to you. Each of our depots also contains a busy fast-fit centre too, where we fit tyres, batteries, exhausts and CATs to hundreds of cars every single day throughout our region. We also carry out servicing and fit braking parts too.

We will be pleased to carry out a Free No-Obligation Check on your Tyres, Exhausts & CATS, Batteries and Brakes and then provide a very competitive quote on any necessary work.

You're welcome to pop in to any of our branches or give them a call to arrange a suitable time.
Our stores are filled with all the leading car care and accessories brands, available for much lower prices than other stores and if you are more of a pedal power person rather than horse-power, our branches also stock a large range of bikes, for all the family, and cycle accessories too.

205 Jobs Completed
4.9 / 5

Hi my name is Tony I’ve been in the motor trade for a number years plus I owned my own garage for around 10 years but decided to go mobile as I wanted to cut overheads and I actually prefer doing mobile work. I’m fully skilled and very good with electrics and fault finding.

Mr Tyre - Northampton
264 Jobs Completed
4.6 / 5

Whether you’re in need of tyres, MOTs or car servicing, throughout Central England you can rely on Mr Tyre to meet all your needs. Since 1971, we’ve been the premier car garage of choice for drivers across the country, and now you too can benefit from our expertise and friendly services.

Mr Tyre are an independent business, meaning we’re able to find and offer to you the very best deals on vehicle products. We aim to provide the highest quality products and services at the most competitive prices. As such, you can rest assured that our top priority will be your complete satisfaction and peace of mind.

Automann Ltd
1 Job Completed
5.0 / 5

I have been in the motor trade since I left school, I have recently gone self employed, I use state of the art diagnostic equipment (MAC TOOLS).
I specialise in diagnostics, servicing, brakes and general repairs.
I prefer these types of jobs because they are easier for a mobile mechanic, and I can give a better standard of service to my customer

71 Jobs Completed
3.2 / 5

UK TOP AUTOS LTD specialize in Complete Engine, Clutch, gear rebuild in all cars. We have 15 years of electrical and mechanical experience.
We have the best mechanics in the industry with experience from U.K, U.S.A, & Germany.
UK TOP AUTOS LTD is based in West London and can cater jobs from all around the UK.

Drivers Autocentre - Maryhill Road
398 Jobs Completed
4.7 / 5

SCOTLAND'S GARAGE OF THE YEAR 2017/2018 Drivers Autocentre we aim to provide the best value for money service and experience when you entrust us with your vehicle. We invest heavily on our Staff, Equipment and Facilities to provide a first class choice outwith the main dealer network. Our staff have completed and passed various training platforms with manufacturer's such as Mercedes Benz, Ford, Audi/VAG Group, BMW, KIA/Hyundai, Vauxhall/GM and Renault. We have invested in the most recent and upto date SNAP On Diagnostic systems allowing us to Code Read, Interrogate Live Data, Program Components and Carry out DPF Regen's.

We only use OE (Original Equipment) Quality parts and oils whilst working on your vehicle and any part replaced comes with a 12 months 12k miles warranty.

We also offer you the ability to spread the cost of your bill over 4 months using our Payment Assist option, There are no interest charges or Credit checks upto £Whilst your vehicle is with us we will:

* FOC Apply a full interior protection pack covering your Seat, Floor Mat, Steering Wheel, Gearstick and Handbrake lever to protect against the COVID 19 virus and generally keep it clean whilst we work.
* Confirm the work you are booked in for and the price quoted
* Provide a Lift home or to work etc if required.
* Communicate clearly via phone, text and email any additional work required including providing photo's of failed components if requested.
* Be completely clear at all times including keeping old parts for your inspection on request
* Provide a full itemised VAT Invoice.

You're also welcome to take a seat in our comfortable waiting area and watch the work on your vehicle be carried out. We have comfort facilities and a fully stocked Nescafe Machine with Newspapers and Magazines to pass the time and we also have a very good WIFI network that you're welcome to use.

We look forward to welcoming you and your vehicle.

T&R Car Services located Unit 17, City Industrial Estate, Haven Road Exeter EX2 8DD
10 Jobs Completed
4.3 / 5

We are local, independent garage offering vehicle maintenance, MOT tests, repairs, diagnostics, tyres sales and much more.
We are a friendly team committed to 100% customer satisfaction and pride ourselves on personal attention and honest expertise.

Imperial Cars - Exeter
77 Jobs Completed
4.0 / 5

Imperial Cars Exeter Has been providing servicing, MOT testing and repairing for all makes and models since 2017. Our wealth of experiencing providing car sales and aftersales care ensures that our customers have an experience like no other. We are dedicated to looking after our customers before and after they leave our site. We have 8 service ramps on site so we can cater for all customers in the area that need repairs.

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