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Andrew Hilton - MOT Tester / Mechanic / Brake Specialist
37 Jobs Completed
Chester
5.0 / 5

Qualified Vehicle Technician and MOT Tester with over 20 years experience in main dealer and independent garages. We specialise in brake disc skimming & brake repair.
Servicing & repairs on all makes of vehicles.
We look forward to welcoming you and your vehicle soon.

RHK MOT LTD
200 Jobs Completed
Southall
4.9 / 5

MOT Tester's and Technician's
Professional Status:
Registered
IMI Member
IMI Accreditation
ATA Route / Level: Light Vehicle Inspection Technician
ABC Award Class 3, 4 and 7
DVSA Authorised MOT Test Station

We also offer 0% Interest free finance on all servicing and repairs
Free Collection and Delivery within 15 Miles

MZM Automotive
132 Jobs Completed
Newton Abbot
5.0 / 5

We are a family run local business providing a professional and personal service, with over 20 years experience.

We offer a complete range of automotive services to all makes and models of cars, vans and light commercials. This includes MOT’S, welding, diagnostics, clutches, cambelts, tyres and servicing. Courtesy Cars are available along with a collection and delivery service.

We can cater for the individual or any fleet customers. We always have a large stock of used cars and vans available to view on-site. Vehicle recovery service is also available.

We are pleased to be able to offer Payment Assist for those unexpected vehicle repair bills.

We are proud to be an RAC Approved Garage, a Registered Member of The Good Garage Scheme and a part of the AA Tow In Network & Garage Guide.

Mr Tyre - Darlaston
82 Jobs Completed
Darlaston
4.9 / 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.

IN'n'OUT Autocentres - Royal Leamington Spa
86 Jobs Completed
Royal Leamington Spa
4.8 / 5

At IN’n’OUT Autocentres we offer fixed prices MOTs and Servicing for any make and model of car with no hidden extras. We are proud to be a ‘Which? Trusted Trader’ so we are really a garage you can trust. We also have a 5 Star Trustpilot reviews rating. We provide OEM parts and 12 months warranty on all parts and servicing. We only use premium Castrol oils in all servicing.

Our services are all completed ‘while-u-wait’ so you have never have the inconvenience of losing your car for the day. You can watch your car as it is being worked on through the viewing window or sit back and relax in our clean and comfortable customer lounges with FREE Wi-Fi and coffee and read the latest magazines.

Here at Leamington Spa we are open Saturday - Mon 7am - 7pm and 9 - 5pm on Sundays!

Check out our latest reviews and BOOK NOW!!

Mobile Mechanics and Tyres
2350 Jobs Completed
Barnet
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

Experience:

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

Qualifications:

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

RJM MOTOR REPAIRS LTD
98 Jobs Completed
grantham
4.8 / 5

We are a small independent garage based in Grantham which offers fantastic repairs and services at affordable prices. Working for main dealers over the years has allowed our team to gain an abundance of experience and expand on their knowledge for all makes and models. Established in 2018, our goal is to provide our customers with an outstanding service all round.

We cover a range of services including timing belts, clutches, class 4 MOT’s, air-conditioning repairs and diagnostics. All our parts come with a 12-month warranty and are sourced from a reputable supplier. You can rest assured that our team here at RJM Motor Repairs are committed to getting you back on the road as soon as possible. We will always give you honest advice and transparent prices with no hidden costs. If you are looking for a reliable and efficient garage, you don’t need to look any further. A collection and delivery service is available for those within a 5- mile radius.

Triple M Mechanic
917 Jobs Completed
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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!

Ross Motors (Streatham) LTD
876 Jobs Completed
Lambeth
4.6 / 5

Ross Motors (Streatham) LTD provide full garage services, car repairs, dealer level diagnostics, tyres, bodywork and MOT's. We are based in Streatham, south west London. We are proud to have been trading since 1994, providing customers with the highest quality of service. Our main customers are the general motoring public to whom we offer car servicing and mechanical repairs at affordable prices, as well as trade customers whose vehicles we maintain at scheduled intervals. We have established a large customer base within the London area and perform all types of mechanical work whether it be big major engine rebuilds or small jobs such as changing a blown bulb we suit all budgets. We have a top of the range workshop boasting facilities such as 4 vehicle lifts, a dedicated A/C re-gassing station, Tyre bay, a pit for commercial vehicle repairs and our state of the art diagnostic centre which consists of main dealer diagnostic machines for 15 car manufactures, capable of advanced fault finding and dealer only functions like coding and reprogramming of components, modules and keys.

Mark Askey Motor Services
186 Jobs Completed
Newcastle under lyme
4.9 / 5

Mark Askey Motor Services was established in 2003 taking care of our locals in the Newcastle, Stoke On Trent area. With over 35 years experience in the motor trade we pride ourselves on our workmanship and our customer care.

No job is too big or too small here at Mark Askeys, taking on all Makes and Models and all maintenance and repairs.

IN'n'OUT Autocentres Peterborough
859 Jobs Completed
Peterborough
4.4 / 5

At IN’n’OUT Autocentres we offer fixed prices MOTs and Servicing for any make and model of car with no hidden extras. We are proud to be a ‘Which? Trusted Trader’ so we are really a garage you can trust. We also have a 5 Star Trustpilot reviews rating. We provide OEM parts and 12 months warranty on all parts and servicing. We only use premium Castrol oils in all servicing.

Our services are all completed ‘while-u-wait’ so you have never have the inconvenience of losing your car for the day. You can watch your car as it is being worked on through the viewing window or sit back and relax in our clean and comfortable customer lounges with FREE Wi-Fi and coffee and read the latest magazines.

Check out our latest reviews and BOOK NOW!!

TEC41 Ltd (Ipswich)
101 Jobs Completed
Ipswich
4.5 / 5

At TEC41 we offer a wide range of services for cars, 4x4s and vans at competitive prices, with an accommodating and professional service. We service and repair all makes and models, in addition to tyre fitting, and if you’re looking for an MOT test centre, we proudly MOT vehicle classes 4, 5 & 7, including cars, motor caravans, play buses & heavy goods vehicles.

We pride ourselves on being a flexible, honest and accommodating; With convenient, fully insured locations, TEC 41 provides customers with the security that their vehicle is safe until they return to collect it. We’re conveniently situated near the railway station, just a few minutes’ walk away from Ipswich town centre and the Waterfront. You can choose to drop your car off in the morning and pick it up when you are ready, the perfect excuse for a day trip.

Formula One Autocentres - Coalville
88 Jobs Completed
Coalville
4.2 / 5

Established in 1974, Formula One Autocentres set out with a mission to deliver a completely new fast-fit experience to its customers. This would feature clean, modern premises, high-tech equipment and highly trained technicians; far removed from the kind of service normally associated with the industry.

Forty years down the line, we have grown to become one of the UK’s largest independent autocentre chains. The business remains family owned and continues to uphold its original commitment to delivering the highest quality service at the most competitive prices.

That commitment has proved incredibly popular with motorists, creating many thousands of loyal customers who continue to put their trust in Formula One Autocentres.

As a result, the company has gone from strength to strength, currently boasting over 85 state-of-the-art branches across England, with over 500 highly trained staff working seven days a week to provide a full range of services including tyres, exhausts, batteries, brakes, clutches, MOT's and servicing.

We remain resolutely independent, and as a family owned business, avoid being tied down to any single manufacturer or supplier. This gives us the freedom and flexibility to offer the biggest deals on the widest possible range of top branded products, making the company a viable, attractive and cost-effective alternative to both the big national chains and smaller local independent outlets. Quite simply, Formula One Autocentres provides cost-conscious motorists with the most reliable and affordable means of maintaining their vehicles.

We defend our position at the forefront of the fast-fit industry by constantly evolving and developing innovative new products and services to meet the ever-changing demands of our customers. With an ongoing expansion programme and by regular investment in technology, we continue to provide unbeatable fast-fit service along with the very best value prices. In fact, we can confidently claim that no other company is better equipped to face the motoring challenges of the future.

Protyre - Enfield
200 Jobs Completed
Enfield
4.7 / 5

Protyre Enfield was originally owned by South African based Tiger Wheels and originally sold Yokohama exclusively. The centre is positioned on the A10 ideally situated for those travelling into London. From originally being a tyre only specialist, Protyre Enfield has added to the range of services to include servicing, suspension work, diagnostics, brakes, batteries and exhaust replacements as well as providing tyres from all the leading manufacturers including Pirelli, Michelin, Continental, Bridgestone, Falkin and Kumho. Protyre Enfield also holds an extensive stock of budget tyres to meet all your tyre needs.

Hampden Auto car and van repair
223 Jobs Completed
Glasgow
4.4 / 5

Has your car failed its MOT? Don't pay crazy money call Hampden Auto and we can give you competitive prices over the phone that no one can beat. Our exceptionally skilled mechanics are at hand to deliver all customers with a professional, honest service. With multiple years experience in the mechanical industry, we apply our reputable knowledge and skills to every job.


Our workshop is home to the latest equipment allowing us to diagnose, repair, and service all makes and models of cars. The garage is conveniently situated near local transport links, however, if you wish to wait while we work on your car, we have a pleasant waiting room available where you can enjoy a cup of tea or coffee and browse the internet with our free WiFi.

Here at Hampden Auto, we cover a wide range of car repairs and services from cambelt changes to gearbox repairs and we also stock tyres for motorcycles.

Come to Hampden Auto car and van repair for the dependable, outstanding service you deserve.

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EGR Valve Specialist Garages
Frequently asked questions
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What is an EGR Valve?

The EGR (Exhaust Gas Recirculation) Valve allows your engine to burn more cleanly and efficiently, reducing dangerous Nitrogen Oxide emissions by 'recirculating' some of the air in your exhaust and re-burning it, creating a more complete fuel burn.
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How does an EGR Valve work?

All new diesel cars have an EGR Valve fitted as standard. It uses a vacuum pump to suck a controlled amount of exhaust gas back into your car's 'inlet manifold'. Here, it mixes with 'regular' air (pulled in from the car's air filter). This mix of gases actually creates a cooler gas, which leads to a cleaner burn and lower exhaust emissions.
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What are the symptoms of an EGR Valve problem?

If an EGR Valve becomes blocked or fails to function, you will notice a number of issues including: rough idling, hesitation on acceleration, stalling, increased fuel consumption and more. Your engine management light may also switch on.
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Can an EGR Valve fault cause 'limp mode' in a car?

This will depend on your car and the engine it has fitted. However, the poor performance and hesitation experienced may 'feel' like your car is in limp mode.
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Does cleaning an EGR Valve work?

The most common cause of EGR Valve issues is clogging or sticking caused by a build up of soot within the valve. If this is the issue, then it is possible to clean the EGR Valve to return it to working order by removing it, soaking it and cleaning thoroughly with carburetor cleaner. Note, however, that removing and refitting the EGR requires some mechanical knowledge and access under your car.
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Can an EGR Valve cause stalling?

Yes - EGR Valve faults cause all sorts of 'rough running' issues, including stalling.
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How much to fix an EGR Valve?

In our experience, garages will be able to remove, clean or replace, and refit an EGR valve from £150 to £250.

Average rating for  EGR Valve  bookings

4.78

209 reviews

How much does a replacement EGR Valve cost?

The cost of an EGR Valve repair on average costs between £300 and £400 but will vary depending on your car due to differences in labour time and parts needed. Take a look below at the average quote on WhoCanFixMyCar.com for some of the top car makes.


EGR Valve Cost by Car Make
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Volkswagen£385.28
Vauxhall£304.44
BMW£342.60
Audi£373.36
Ford£334.19
Mercedes£371.95
Volvo£384.60
Peugeot£298.63
Renault£334.42
Citroen£390.14
Nissan£297.43
Toyota£367.50
MINI£369.31

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 26/06/2020 and 24/09/2020.

ERG Valve Repair Prices/What is an ERG Valve?

ERG stands for Exhaust Gas Recirculation and it is a function performed within the combustion engine of a car. The measure is sophisticated in the manner in which it is carried out as exhaust gasses are recirculated back into the inlet manifold to be used for combustion again.

The reason that ERG takes place is to reduce the production of oxides of nitrogen which is harmful to breathe in and is damaging to the environment.

The impact of exhaust gas being recirculated is a drop in engine performance and fuel economy. Diesel cars are also subject to an increase in the production of soot and harmful particulates. However, new engines are able to utilise a variety of clever electronic control strategies to reduce the impact of using an EGR system.

At the heart of the ERG system is the ERG valve, a part which has evolved over time to be more efficient and effective. For example, the part used to be pneumatically operated which limited it to only an 'open' or 'close' setting, however, the ECU (Engine Control Unit) is used to allow continuous levels of adjustability in new models.

A ERG valve has to be highly robust as exhaust fumes travel through at extremely high temperatures and velocity. There is also a high volume of soot and particulate matter carried by the fumes and as it has not passed through the DPF, it can build-up in the ERG system, causing problems.

ERG Valve Problems

When there is a build-up of soot and particulate matter, the EGR valve can become stuck open or closed as the substance can become tar like. A blocked EGR valve could be the cause of the engine light in your car switching on as the engine emissions system will not be performing properly.

Wiring and pneumatics could be the root cause of ERG problems as the communication between the ERG valve and ECU may be compromised.

This can be a difficult problem to diagnose as the ERG valve is not the most common cause of the engine warning light coming on and mechanics may not decide to look at the part until after checking more obvious potential causes.

However, using an intelligent diagnostic tool which connects directly to the ECU in your car, a mechanic may be able to see the problem immediately.

However, the ECU will only be able to tell if there is an ERG problem if there is a total failure. It will not be able to detect degradation.

If the ERG valve is stuck open, your car will suffer from a rough idle and a drop in engine performance as well as a decrease in fuel economy.

If the ERG valve is jammed shut, there may be an increase in the temperature within the cylinder which may lead to engine knocking. Fortunately, modern cars are fitted with knock sensors which will enable the car to adapt accordingly.

Replacing an EGR Valve

If your car needs to have its EGR valve removed, you will have to pay for a new part and the labour time of the mechanic. Fortunately, this is not the most complex of repairs as the part is not usually buried too deeply within a car engine.

However, the only way to know how much an ERG valve replacement will cost on your specific car is by getting a range of quotes from the best local mechanics.

Finding a mechanic you can trust to do a good job and charge a fair price, is not always easy which is why we have simplified the process.

We work with a network of over 15,165 mechanics and garages across the UK so we can find competitive EGR deals for you.

To find the best Engine Gas Recirculation service available in your region;

  1. Enter your car registration number
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  3. We’ll send you a great selection of quotes from mechanics and garages in your area

You can then compare the quotes and read reviews from previous customers to find the best EGR deal in your area, before booking the EGR repair or replacement online.

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