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Absoutly amazing service and fix another fault on the car for me free of charge Timing belt and water pump both done for £265 absolute bargin id say compared to £550 from VW Would recommend to anyone who needs repares doing ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Camshaft belt and water pump Jobs sorted in 1/2 day no problems to date.
Very good. Fit car in quick.
Great job, car drives like a dream now. Would recommend.
Great friendly service, first class work completed on time at the price quoted
Happy with the price. Had a misunderstanding at first regarding the job and timeframe but Zak phoned and explained. Appreciate the customer service. Kindly offered to take my car back in and make sure the job is complete.
Excellent service, really helpful and very courteous.
It cost more than the initial quote because I asked them to do a full service and replace my water pump. The service was fantastice, they came to my workplace took the car and then did the work and returned my car 5 hours later. All done and sorted. I was very pleased with the price and the service. Would definitely recommend.
Good customer service, easy to contact and provided fair quotes before undertaking repairs.
Good custoemr service and communincation from garage. Rang to quote before undertaking any further work, fair prices for minor repairs to get through MOT.
Matched the price, I'd come back again and opt for the pick up which is complimentary to save waiting. Friendly service though.
The staff were friendly and the price was competitive.
Work was completed as promised, paid extra for a service and mot which was very reasonably priced. Car needed two tyres for MOT which were provided at a good cost. Mike from the garage kept me updated at all stages and updated the price before doing the work. Cars running really well. Mike showed me pictures of the work being carried out. Would definitely use this garage again and recommended them to other people.
Price was what they said the work was done perfectly and quickly will been using this garage from now on
Excellent customer service and great job on replacing front and rear brakes. I've already recommended Mike to family and friends and will be using again in the future.
top bloke,did the job next day,great service and communication,highly recommended.
Really good service. Great price. Handy location too as next to The Fort
Good job, will use again.
Booked me in quickly, job completed perfectly and great communication throughout.
Excellent prompt service no fuss or hassle
Fast response and good job. Thank you.
Excellent, MOT and Full service for Mercedes CLA 180
2 new tires and a full genuine service for my Audi A5. Great experience - Honest, friendly and knowledgable.
Excellent service. No hidden extras. Was completed quickly
Very good service
Great job great service the wife said they were very friendly and polite highly recommend
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
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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