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Great job done. Fast and friendly. Needed more done than I thought but they did the repairs for a good price.
Great guys, amazing service. Felt like I was in safe hands and will go for all future car needs.
I will let you guys know as soon as I get my service done
Got a full service and coolant change. All filters replaced, spark plugs changed, oil changed and coolant drained and changed.
Very good service, timely and friendly. Will use again.
If Carlsberg did garages this would be the service model they would follow. Good value great workmanship superb service.
Reasonable quick for task in hand
Difficult to evaluate work done as it was a dsg gearbox oil and filter change. Have no reason to believe that the work was not carried out properly. Based on cost and service more than happy to recommend this garage and am likely to use it in the future
Very good service. Will be coming back again.
Good service done on my vehicle.
Great mechanic all round, quality job, called me with updates and was professional throughout! Will be the only garage I now use - Would recommend!
Patrick was very friendly and took the time to explain the job and costs involved. He also advised to have the clutch kit replaced at the same time. Would defo recommend.
Amazing guy fantastic service. Will be going back for other work.
Excellent job done!
Excellent service from Patrick and the garage. He was reassuring as I dont know anything about cars. Explained what was wrong, what needed to be done and the timeframes. He personally dropped off the car in the evening. Very reasonable priced too. I cannot fault him and highly recommend him.
Highly recommended. Great service. Friendly staff. The quoted price was the price I payed. My car was picked up and delivered back to me with the new clutch fitted within around 4 hours. I will definitely use Auto Solutions EK LTD again.
everything went well and smoothly, car is running great, will definitely come back here
Definitely 5 stars!! I booked this garage as it gave the best quote and had great reviews. Once I accepted the quote they phoned to make an appointment, I explained that I might struggle to get out of work and they immediately said they would pick my car up and drop it back off. The staff were helpful, friendly and polite. I was quoted £79 for new front brake pads and I asked them to put it through it MOT also, final price was £119. I really can't praise them enough and will definitely be using them again !
Can't recommend Thisbe garage enough, the guys were friendly an very helpful, and the work done was fantastic. They went above and Beyond, and also aftercare and advice was great, this will def be my garage to come to in the future .
Fanstastic service and work was done on time.
Did exactly what they said they would do.
Good garage, did the work well and in a reasonable amount of time. Fair prices and good mechanics! Would def use again.
Very quick service and very capable mechanic.
excellent service . prompt pick up and return service. i would recommend to everyone.
Prompt, friendly service. Will use again.
Vladimir was excellent. Had a EGR valve replaced on my VW Tiguan. Brilliant service, he collected my car and returned it the next day. It was a great price and great service. Thanks.
Very efficient, prompt and price estimate was accurate. I can not fault this garage.
Very helpful, fast and friendly family garage. Work carried out at quote price.
Fantastic service more faults than i previously thoughand all sorted for a great price ....will be my 1st port of call from now on ...thanks a1 really appreciated
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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