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Servicing and MOT
BMW 3 Series Servicing and MOT average cost
Full Service£ 175.54
MOT£ 43.61
Full Service and MOT£ 205.61
Oil Change£ 84.79
Interim Service£ 107.74
Vehicle Health Check£ 50.75
Interim Service and MOT£ 145.98
Servicing and MOT - Other£ 237.06
Engine Carbon Clean£ 111.72
Brake Fluid Change£ 103.04
DSG Oil Service£ 60.00
Fuel Economy Service£ 87.31
Winter Check£ 54.00

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Servicing and MOT

Change in repair costs

  • 2021- 7.10 %
  • 2020- 3.77 %
  • 2019- 2.07 %
  • 2018+ 2.21 %
Engine and Cooling
BMW 3 Series Engine and Cooling average cost
Cambelt Change£ 586.45
Head Gasket£ 689.02
Timing Chain£ 896.35
Engine and Cooling - Other£ 125.18
Turbo Faults and Replacement£ 749.59
Timing Belt£ 396.97
Engine Management Light£ 51.81
Fuel Injection System£ 90.47
Diesel Engine Faults£ 73.08
Engine Oil£ 81.39
Water Pump£ 318.03
Fan Belt£ 110.23
Fuel Pump£ 155.50
Spark Plugs£ 121.67
Coolant Hoses£ 64.00
Ignition Coil£ 53.45
Camshaft Sensor£ 462.25

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Engine and Cooling

Change in repair costs

  • 2021+ 2.52 %
  • 2020+ 14.46 %
  • 2019+ 27.55 %
  • 2018+ 48.82 %
Brakes and Exhausts
BMW 3 Series Brakes and Exhausts average cost
Brake Pads and Discs£ 424.26
Exhaust Fitting£ 173.38
Diesel Particulate Filter Clean£ 171.49
Exhaust Repair£ 97.40
Brake Repairs£ 397.75
EGR Valve£ 330.23
Other - Brakes and Exhausts£ 92.22
Diesel Particulate Filter Replacement£ 401.20

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Brakes and Exhausts

Change in repair costs

  • 2021+ 28.72 %
  • 2020+ 7.84 %
  • 2019+ 13.43 %
  • 2018- 2.19 %
Air-Con, Heating and Cooling
BMW 3 Series Air-Con, Heating and Cooling average cost
Aircon Regas£ 62.94
Other - Air-Con, Heating and Cooling£ 101.60
Air Conditioning Service£ 67.73
Car Heater£ 48.34
Overheating Problems£ 45.00

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

Change in repair costs

  • 2021+ 14.35 %
  • 2020+ 0.89 %
  • 2019+ 8.16 %
  • 2018+ 13.86 %
Windows, Windscreens and Mirrors
BMW 3 Series Windows, Windscreens and Mirrors average cost
Windscreen Replacement£ 240.25
Electric Window Faults£ 73.81
Window Replacement£ 171.72
Rear Windscreen Replacement£ 230.00
Windows, Windscreens and Mirrors - Other£ 56.17
Windscreen Wipers£ 48.16

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Windows, Windscreens and Mirrors

Change in repair costs

  • 2021+ 47.48 %
  • 2020- 11.80 %
  • 2019+ 8.20 %
  • 2018+ 14.71 %
Mobile Mechanics and Services
BMW 3 Series Mobile Mechanics and Services average cost
Mobile Mechanic£ 60.46
Mobile Alloy Wheel Repair£ 90.00
Mobile Mechanics and Services - Other£ 68.75
Pre-Purchase Car Inspection£ 97.14
Mobile Servicing£ 164.38

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Mobile Mechanics and Services

Change in repair costs

  • 2021+ 9.07 %
  • 2020+ 6.35 %
  • 2019- 2.43 %
  • 2018- 28.64 %
Electrical and Batteries
BMW 3 Series Electrical and Batteries average cost
Alternator Repair£ 308.38
Electrical Faults£ 67.82
Parking Sensors£ 102.42
ECU Repairs£ 200.96
Car Battery£ 176.52
Lights and Bulbs£ 83.50
Starter Motor£ 247.60
Electrical and Batteries - Other£ 52.00
Glow Plugs£ 201.91
Check Engine Light£ 50.00
Sensors£ 549.80

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Electrical and Batteries

Change in repair costs

  • 2021- 11.89 %
  • 2020+ 5.41 %
  • 2019+ 9.66 %
  • 2018- 7.86 %
Bodywork, Dents and Smart Repairs
BMW 3 Series Bodywork, Dents and Smart Repairs average cost
Respraying£ 480.41
Other - Bodywork, Dents and Smart Repairs£ 386.41
Accident Repairs£ 561.30
Bodyshop£ 407.38
Paintwork Repair£ 339.08
SMART Repair, Scratches and Scuffs£ 329.44
Welding£ 223.37
Dent Removal£ 414.13

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

Change in repair costs

  • 2021+ 6.54 %
  • 2020+ 0.34 %
  • 2019+ 4.38 %
  • 2018+ 7.21 %
Tyres, Wheels and Tracking
BMW 3 Series Tyres, Wheels and Tracking average cost
Puncture Repair£ 41.20
Front Wheel Alignment£ 41.30
Wheel Bearing£ 190.06
Tyres, Wheels and Tracking - Other£ 161.67
Wheel Tracking£ 33.35
Tyre Fitting£ 90.00
Front and Rear Wheel Alignment£ 80.96
Wheel Nut Removal£ 80.44

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Tyres, Wheels and Tracking

Change in repair costs

  • 2021+ 16.02 %
  • 2020+ 35.61 %
  • 2019+ 35.68 %
  • 2018+ 7.61 %
Not Sure - Help Me Choose!
BMW 3 Series Not Sure - Help Me Choose! average cost
General Repairs£ 142.16
Minor Repairs£ 89.67
My Car Won't Start£ 120.00
Loss of Power£ 71.77
Leak£ 79.50
Other Problem - Smoking, Strange Smells etc£ 41.57
Banging or Knocking Noise£ 170.33
Ticking or Rattling Noise£ 263.95
Squeaking or Squealing Noise£ 44.50

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

Change in repair costs

  • 2021- 57.57 %
  • 2020+ 23.21 %
  • 2019+ 23.63 %
  • 2018+ 0.61 %
BMW 3 Series Diagnostics average cost
Diagnostic Test£ 47.39
Diagnostics - Other£ 50.13
Electrical Fault Diagnosis£ 54.44
Engine Balancing and Remapping£ 80.00
Automatic Transmission Diagnostic£ 77.00

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Diagnostics

Change in repair costs

  • 2021+ 4.72 %
  • 2020+ 0.87 %
  • 2019+ 4.90 %
  • 2018+ 5.48 %
Clutch and Gearbox Repairs
BMW 3 Series Clutch and Gearbox Repairs average cost
Clutch Repairs£ 435.14
Gearbox Repairs£ 671.00
Clutch and Gearbox Repairs - Other£ 460.19
Auto Gearbox Specialist£ 145.00
Reconditioned Gearbox£ 660.97

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Clutch and Gearbox Repairs

Change in repair costs

  • 2021+ 3.84 %
  • 2020- 3.50 %
  • 2019- 4.14 %
  • 2018+ 4.82 %
Steering and Suspension
BMW 3 Series Steering and Suspension average cost
Shock Absorber Repair£ 316.84
Suspension Repairs£ 123.37
Steering and Suspension - Other£ 171.78
Power Steering£ 92.09
Coil Springs£ 252.56
Steering Rack£ 437.04
Steering Wheel Shaking£ 60.00

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Steering and Suspension

Change in repair costs

  • 2021+ 5.91 %
  • 2020+ 27.99 %
  • 2019+ 4.33 %
  • 2018- 7.73 %
Security, Locking and Keys
BMW 3 Series Security, Locking and Keys average cost
Key Replacement£ 175.00
Central Locking Systems£ 47.50
Key Programming and Codes£ 200.00
Immobiliser Faults£ 102.68

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Security, Locking and Keys

Change in repair costs

  • 2021- 17.39 %
  • 2020+ 42.31 %
  • 2019+ 18.09 %
  • 2018- 35.72 %
Interior, Audio and Navigation
BMW 3 Series Interior, Audio and Navigation average cost
Car Audio£ 73.50
Convertible Roof Repair£ 73.23
Interior, NAV and Entertainment - Other£ 110.00

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Interior, Audio and Navigation

Change in repair costs

  • 2020+ 6.87 %
  • 2019+ 42.09 %
  • 2018- 46.94 %
Safety Components
BMW 3 Series Safety Components average cost
Seatbelt Repairs£ 50.00
Airbag Repairs£ 70.00

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Safety Components

Change in repair costs

  • 2021- 28.57 %
  • 2020- 50.00 %
  • 2019- 34.88 %
Breakdown and Recovery

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Breakdown and Recovery

Change in repair costs

  • 2020- 47.06 %
  • 2019+ 77.08 %
  • 2018- 45.56 %
Hybrid and Electric Vehicles
BMW 3 Series Hybrid and Electric Vehicles average cost
Hybrid Car Battery Repair£ 75.00
Hybrid Car Servicing£ 75.00

Ownership Costs - BMW 3 Series Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

Change in repair costs

  • 2020- 31.82 %
Top garages for BMW (12,942 found)
Vicarage Motor Company Ltd.
59 Jobs Completed
4.4 / 5

We are small local independent who have two garages locally with one an MOT Testing station the other a bodyshop, we also have our own in house AutoElectrician so we can diagnose & service all needs
We are both AA & RAC approved dealership for car sales & approved repairer to both the RAC & AA.
We have 4 courtesy vehicles available, Recovery & Delivery with our own vehicles, in house air Conditioning service. In house AutoElectrical
We are Bosch approved and are a local Terraclean carbonising center for both DPF /EGR/injector & pump valve issues, coupled with a network of service & repair centres for Turbo's, ECU's, DPF,s, Refurbish injectors & pumps.

Triple M Mechanic
943 Jobs Completed
4.5 / 5

We are mobile Mechanics based in and around North and west London

Delivering quality repairs and customer service is always the top of our list so you can rest assured that you are left with a reliable and safe vehicle to drive. From clutch replacements to unusual knocking noises, we can diagnose your vehicle issues using the latest equipment and a vast amount of knowledge.

We offer excellent workmanship at affordable prices at the location of your choice.

Whether you are at work or home, we can carry out many repairs and services from gaskets to timing belts wherever you are. Having undergone thorough training in addition to many years of experience in the trade, we deliver the same level of excellence to every customer whether they are new or existing.

All our parts are sourced from a well known, reputable supplier.

See our 5* reviews!

Top Autos Aldershot
571 Jobs Completed
4.8 / 5

We are a newly formed, family owned, friendly garage based in Aldershot who take pride in offering our customers a very personalised service. We carry out all forms of mechanical repairs, maintenance work, servicing and class 4 MOTs, with no job being too big or too small.

We have a team of 2 mechanics, fully qualified in motor repairs up to Senior ATA accreditation level, with over 30 years of combined mechanical experience, working on all makes and models of vehicles from cars through to light commercial vans. We only use good quality original specification approved parts, to ensure that your vehicle remains in its optimal condition, and we provide customers with 12 months / 12,000 miles’ warranty on both parts and labour for your peace of mind. Customer satisfaction is our main priority and you will not be disappointed with our level of workmanship.

We also provide customers with a free collection and delivery service within 10 miles, or the use of our comfortable waiting room which has Wi-Fi and refreshments readily available.

Mobile Mechanics and Tyres
2560 Jobs Completed
4.9 / 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

157 Jobs Completed
4.9 / 5

R&B Autos is an independent garage located in the heart of Kirkcaldy, near the High Street. We are proud to provide the best car services for a wide range of mechanical work, accident damage repairs, high-quality respraying, insurance claims, bodywork, wheel alignment, suspension work and much more. We want our customers to drive away 100% satisfied and that's why we do our utmost to ensure you get fantastic customer service and outstanding repairs.

We also sell second-hand cars which have been hand-picked and are in excellent condition. Our team have many years experience in repairs and services and will always give you honest advice. Our workshop is open 7 days a week and we offer a local collection and delivery service for those within 3 miles. If you wish to wait around while we fix your car, we have a customer waiting room where you can enjoy refreshments and WIFI.

Dorset Response (Mobile Repairs)
171 Jobs Completed
4.9 / 5

***We will beat any genuine quote by a VAT registered garage by 5%***

We cover the whole of Dorset and Hampshire. We are able to obtain massive trade discounts on parts and these are passed on to you.

We have been serving NHS staff and care-worker car needs at discounted rates for many years.

We now offer this to all WCFMC customers.

Our staff are fitted with body cameras to ensure their work is to a high standard.

- We specialize in mobile brake repair and car servicing.

- We never fit or carry out work not needed or increase the price when we arrive.

- Our reputation we are proud off and put that before profit.

K&C garage
66 Jobs Completed
5.0 / 5

Local family friendly garage for all car and light commercial needs including mot's servicing brakes battery's clutches welding and any other motoring needs.

Brook Street Motors Bury
520 Jobs Completed
4.9 / 5

Brook Street Motors are an established independent garage in Bury. We are Vauxhall specialists with over 10 years main agent experience under our belts. We have a wide experience of all other vehicle makes in the motor industry, so we are able to carry out repairs on most makes and models.

We have been on this site for over 2 years now and have excellent feedback ,both here and on other platforms. We also have good reviews on our own website, please feel free to check. We take customer service and satisfaction seriously, and pride ourselves on word of mouth for a lot of our work.
Every car leaving our premises is checked over for safety and peace of mind.

We offer a free collection and delivery service or the use of one of our courtesy cars, subject to availability.

CarGo Mobile Services
1020 Jobs Completed
4.9 / 5

Cambelt specialists, working on all makes and models of vehicles.

Additional services offered ....
Full and interim services

I understand that when your cambelt needs to be changed it's a big undertaking which needs to be done with skill and care. As a specialist in this field this is exactly what you will receive from me; having carried out hundreds of replacements your vehicle is in safe hands.
Open 7 days a week, bringing the garage to you; saving you the costs of the main dealers and providing you with professional standards.

Niche Autos LTD
1126 Jobs Completed
4.9 / 5

OFFICE CONTACT NUMBER IS (WAKEFIELD) 362 072 Established for many years, we are a family run business that believes in great customer service to encourage repeat business with every customer. Our pricing is very competitive and all of our mechanics have the best equipment at their disposal to get the job done correctly and efficiently. We undertake all aspects of vehicle repairs, MOT tests, Clutches, Brakes, Exhausts just to name a few as well as very competitive rates on vehicle detailing using only the very best products

263 Jobs Completed
4.7 / 5

15 years of mechanical experience. C&G certified. We take on all types of mechanical repair & warranty work, incl: General maintenance & repair. Servicing. Brakes. Clutch. Cambelts. MOT failures. Head gasket replacements etc. No job too big or small.
All our staff are friendly, patient & polite. And you're vehicle and time are probably even more important to us than they are to you..

We specialize in a prompt & efficient fast fit service.

In the event of any issues arising, be assured that The Vehicular Maintenance Program will do all within its utmost to rectify any issues potentially caused by ourselves.
We encourage all customers and users of our services to immediately get in contact with us regarding any matters they aren't pleased with, before leaving negative feed back.

Thank you so much.

We look forward to working with you.

265 Jobs Completed
Tunbridge wells
4.8 / 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.

Halfords Autocentre Crawley
18 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.

45 Jobs Completed
Kings Lynn
4.9 / 5

ECU fault finding and all mechanical repairs and servicing.

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

Tamil Autos LTD
33 Jobs Completed
4.7 / 5


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