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Excellent service. Well worth the price. Staff when above and beyond what we asked them to do with no extra charge ie we asked them to adjust the handbrake on top of replacing the cam belt which was the main job. They took all the wheels and tyres off, checked all the brake pads etc and did a cracking job. Would recommend them without a problem
Very quick repair, cheap price & accommodating staff
Quick service, no delays, informative employees.
Managed to squeeze me in last minute for a cam belt and waterpump change and was done in less then 4 hours. Quick turn around. Friendly garage. Recommended and didn't cost me a fortune as some other garages quoted
Excellent service, great communication throughout, would highly recommend this garage.
All work completed as quoted. Collected and delivered my car when they said they would. Much cheaper than the quote from the main dealer.
Got my clutch fixed here, very good service! Highly recommended
Nice garage rang me up straight away if there was an issue friendly people would deffo use again
Took my car in for service and mot they found things that needed doing and repaired the car the same day for a reasonable price would recommend to friends and family
Great guys and great garage. They were fast, respectful and polite. I sent my van in for a full service and MOT and my van failed. But they had instantly a breakdown of jobs needed to pass and prices which were very fare and then the van was fixed and ready by the next day. Definitely will be going back and recommend anyone else too
Great service, great value, all round great guys. We will be back with the other car!
fast nolagable will use them again
Great customer service, friendly and courteous staff, comes highly recommended.
Great customer service from Dexter who came to pick my car, dropped it off end of day. MOT fail at a different extortionist garage just before Christmas travelling and Dexter saved the day sorting out all fail items and advisories for a very reasonable quote well below the others including re-MOT. Would definitely recommend.
Love, friendly family business. Reliable and reasonably priced.
Great price. Great service
Brilliant service from DC Motors, just had a service on my fiat Tipo. A lot cheaper than dealer quotes. Will definitely recommend and will be back next time.
Great fast and friendly service will definitely be using again!
Excellent service, kept me informed throughout online. Courteous and gave me a full explanation for the extra cost - picking up and returning the car - which obviously wasn't in the original quote. Prompt and efficient, would definitely recommend.
Great service and fitted me in straight away. Thank you so much
Nice guys , work done very quickly
Great and quick service, very nice staff!
Excellent thank you
Really pleased with RTJ Autos, enquired about servicing my car only 2 days ago and they were able to book me in for this morning. The guys were really polite and professional, and gave me an accurate time for when my car would be ready. Very impressed and will return when my car is due an MOT/service next time. Cheers!
Very honest and trustworthy, very rare these days. I would be using RTJ again for future mechanical and servicing works and definately recommend RTJ to others. Rauf
yes i would recommend this garage they are very friendly and helpfull
Very happy, I also asked for a service ready for winter. My car was collected at 10am and dropped back off at 2pm. All work completed. Definitely recommend the garage.
Very quick, ve ry transparent. Showed me on my car the reason for the decisions they were making. Talked me through the hazards of the job (a likelihood of a thread being stripped when a sensor is disconnected) and how it may end up costing more. It ultimately didn’t which shows that they’re an honest bunch not trying to find reasons to screw you over. Good garage.
After being quoted £143.75 by Kwick fit, for back exhaust, I contacted selecta, was quoted £59.95, job was done within the hour, great service & great price
Great service, replaced the exhaust system. Picked up car in the morning and brought it back in the evening. The car is driving great.
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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