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First class service. Very pleased with the work and time take. Fully recommend this garage. Patrick kept me informed and loaned me a small courtesy car
Richard did everything I asked and more I highly recommend
Amazing work and pickup time, fitted new spark plugs free of charge! Even gave advice on what to look out for and more potential issues with the car will use this garage again!
Marvelous service, I've never encountered a garage that picks up your car, leaves a courtesy car for your use, does the work and drops the car back to your door. Incredible!! I was kept informed of all other needs and prices and Patrick was knowledgeable and helpful without making me feel overwhelmed with terminologies. My ride runs like a dream now. I would wholeheartedly recommend this garage.
I have not had the work carried out yet because it is more expensive than I first thought, but I may well do sometime in the future.
Very professional and friendly , very confident to recommend and use again as really happy with their work .
Very pleased with service, they picked up car and dropped it off and fixed the engine misfiring, the culprit was a cracked coolant tank in the engine causing overheating. Very professional outfit, only reservation was the car still showing lights on dashboard when I start it up - would have been helpful to have been told this before getting car back as I may have wanted more work to be carried out to check reasons why warning lights coming on. Nevertheless I will use them again.
Top notch customer service. Friendly staff and owner.
excellent to deal with, clear and concise on the phone and willing to work with the customer in terms of flexibility - ordered my part without me even paying for it before i brought the car over and then sorted the car in a few hours. would use again, no problem. thanks guys
Good service, work done quickly, polite and clean. Thanks!
came to them to get a new clutch for my car as my one was experiencing clutch slipping, and they did an excellent job in replacing the clutch at a reasonable price! very happy with the work done and I can feel a significant improvement in the car's drive. would recommend
Lovely staff at the garage. The pick up and drop off service is great when you are working and need the car sorted!
Just had my car returned from having a full service at this garage, I’m so pleased, the staff were lovely, great with communication and very thorough with the service & checks. The free collection & drop off they offer was a life saver for me as a busy mum and they even went above & beyond the service for me st no extra cost. honestly the best garage I’ve delt with so far, as a woman I always worry about being conned or ripped off, but NOT at this place & these guys have just got themselves a customer for life. Thank you so much
Prompt service on pick up and delivery. Had a service and MOT turned round to me in 7 hours which was great. Used Genuine Peugeot parts for replacement so kept my car in warranty and found some issues that the MOT missed as well. All in all good experience.
Brilliant work was out there all day working on it, very happy customer. Highly recommend. Thank you
Slight delay in getting to me but service was cheap, friendly and efficient. Lee worked until 19:30 to sort the problem - I would highly recommend.
Excellent chap. nice, friendly, keen to solve the problem. Although the issue was temporarily corrected, Lee was still keen to research out of hours for a spare part for me and arrange fitting at a later date.
perfect from start to finish , lee arrived on time , got straight on with the job, and all was completed to a high standard, very happy with assist autos .
superb service and great value for money will use again and recommend to to friends
Exceeded expectations. Honest and authentic specialist mechanic. Customer service 9/10/
Great service and great price!
Very friendly, efficient and explained all the extra costs
Really good, I'm really happy!
The guys did a great job! Very happy customer, will be back.
Excellent service - I will use this garage again
Great job, fast service with reasonable price. Thank you.
Excellent service. Cheapest quote - saved £500. Superb work done. Highly recommended.
Outstanding customer service from Ade Auto Repairs. Very polite and helpful staff. Easy to speak to over the phone. I also received a warm welcome when I dropped and picked my car. I have already recommended Ade Auto to friends and family.
Guys at Eagle Motors were professional and did a good job. Whilst the price was higher than originally quoted, upon actual inspection it was clear that more work was required. This was clearly communicated and I was happy with the price for what was done.
They had to do simple job - new exhaust pipe fitted, the price was average. Unfortunately their supplier delivered wrong parts and it took the garage more than one day. BUT they did job very well, they collected and returned my car and they did a little favour to me with drive belt. So after all, I have to say service was very good, they were very polite and job is done well. Next time I will call them again.
Found it very hard to find a reliabe honest mechanics after my brother did my car for so many years but after all his equipment was stolen had to find a new garage. After speaking to my brother as to what they had done ... all I can say is I have found a new garage to do my works on all 4 cars within the family ... very good mechanics honest explained everything to me ... feel very confident going to here in future as found some garages see a woman and don't explain what needs doing just gives you prices but was showed and explained everything to me and very reasonable prices ... you now have a new customer thank you very much.
Patrick couldn't of been more obliging. I was quoted £433 from a local garage then £335 from another local garage I know but had to wait a week. My dad said it was still too pricey and to have a look around, I used this WCFMC.com and found Patrick's garage, he came the next day to meet me and collect the key, and collected and returned the car within a few hours on Wednesday. Everything was easy from beginning to end. The car is running much quieter (new exhaust) and I look forward to using his services again. Thank you.
The cost of servicing, MOT and repairs differ across the country and Exhaust Fitting is not any different. Labour rates will be higher or lower depending on where in the country you are. Take a look below at the average quote in London for Exhaust Fitting on WhoCanFixMyCar.com for some of our top car makes.
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An exhaust system has the primary function of guiding fumes away from a controlled combustion section of an engine. The exhaust system on a car is carefully designed so the fumes omitted from the engine can be safely transported away from passengers in the car.
The exhaust system is made up of a several parts, all of which could cause potential issues if damaged. Though you only see the tail pipe from the outside of the car, the exhaust system is a large system.
The exhaust ensures fumes are transported from the engine all the way to the tailpipe at the back of the car. The gas flows down from the engine to the flange and onto the catalytic converter, it then travels on to the muffler and resonance chamber before going to the resonator and finally out through the tailpipe.
All of these parts have distinctive functions with piping connecting them along the bottom of the car. Each section of the system has to be completely airtight and functioning properly to ensure the gases are released into the outside environment safely.
Because there are several components of the exhaust system and because it usually stretches the full length of the car, costs can vary.
Depending on the area, part and extent of the damage, you are likely to pay different prices. Some repairs may only consist of sealing a small leak whereas others may result in replacing entire pipes or elements.
If there is a leak in the exhaust system, there is a chance that engine performance will be negatively affected. This is due to the escape of pressure at the wrong point of the system.
It is essential that an exhaust system is not damaged as leakage could pose danger to those inside the vehicle. Hydrocarbons, carbon monoxide and nitrogen oxides could seep into a car if the exhaust is damaged. These gases are also extremely hot and would cause serious damage if they were to meet a passenger.
The piping in an exhaust system must be heat resistant due to the high temperatures of these compounds and if the exhausts integrity is compromised, anything close to the damaged area will be exposed to potential harm.
If your DPF is also blocked or not functioning properly, soot and particulate will escape from the system and cause damage to the environment and people in the surrounding area.
If there is an oil leak, there is only a very small chance that the problem is the exhaust system. This is due to the fact that engine oil doesn’t course through the exhaust like it does for a part like the head gasket.
However, if there is an oil leak, it may get into the combustion system and the result will be blue smoke coming from the exhaust.
A warning light will come on but it will not likely be the check engine light. This is because a problem with the exhaust will be detected specifically by oxygen sensors or the sensors in the DPF if your exhaust system is fitted with one.
A common symptom for a damaged exhaust is a loud roaring noise being emitted from your vehicle. This noise would indicate that you have a problem with the silencer part of the system. A common issue with silencers is corrosion by acidic moisture which is caused by a build-up of the damaging substance.
If a part of the system has cracked or a hole has appeared, you will be able to hear a hissing noise and a chugging sound could mean there is a blockage in the system. If the exhaust is leaking, the issue needs to be addressed immediately as the fumes are dangerous.
There is also a chance that the exhaust is leaking water, in which case, there is a crack or hole somewhere in the system as a possible result of a water leak from the head gasket.
If you hear the exhaust popping or rattling beneath your car it could mean that your exhaust has become misaligned and if you can hear a loud metallic vibration it usually means that something is hitting the exhaust pipe. It could also mean a clamp, mounting or support bracket exhaust is loose.
Hangers and brackets are essential for holding the system in place so if these parts become damaged there is a significant risk that the rest of the system will suffer damage as a result.
If you are able to get underneath your car, it is always the best way to check for signs of damage.
One of the most common issues associated with exhausts is rust build up, however this can often be a minor issue as some pealing of metal is not a huge issue.
If there is a build-up of rust on any part of the system, use a tool such as a screwdriver to see how strong the area feels, if the integrity is solid then the part won’t need replacing however if the metal feels weak when some pressure is applied, its time you get the part removed and a new one installed.
Black smoke coming from your exhaust means that your engine is burning more fuel than it should. This is often caused by a problem with your fuel injectors, air filter or fuel-pressure regulator. Alternatively, the fuel line could be clogged. Burning excessive fuel will have a noticeable effect on fuel economy meaning that you will be spending much more money getting from A-B.
If your exhaust in pumping out blue smoke, oil will have leaked into the engine and been burned in the system. This happens following the valve guide seals or piston rings wearing out and allowing engine oil into the combustion chamber. Engine oil is only meant for the lubrication of parts which are in constant contact with each other.
If engine oil is leaking into the combustion system, you need to have the issue addressed with an oil changeimmediately as low engine oil levels will be incredibly detrimental to your car.
If white smoke is coming from your exhaust, your car could be low on engine coolant from the result of a cracked or warped cylinder head, a cracked engine block or a head gasket failure from overheating.
If engine coolant gets anywhere near the combustion chamber, the liquid will be vaporised and converted into a white gas which is then pushed out through the tailpipe.
If the exhaust is smoking thick black, white or blue fumes, there is also an issue with the system as the exhaust should not be blowing this colour of smoke. To find out why your exhaust is blowing smoke use our dedicated guide.
Car exhaust repair is a service which can be priced at a variety of levels. This is due to the fact that there are a number of things which could go wrong. For example, exhaust hole repair will vary as the size of the damage will be unique to your car and so the cost of exhaust replacement or exhaust pipe repair cannot be predicted, you simply need to get a personal quote from local garages using WhoCanFixMyCar!
Trained mechanics working in independent garages, fast fit chains and main dealerships can deliver exhaust repair and new exhaust installation. You can find the best local exhaust specialists by requesting quotes from WhoCanFixMyCar.
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