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Exhaust Repair in Scarborough

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Is your car exhaust noisy? Does it rattle? We work with friendly garages across Scarborough, ready to diagnose and repair or replace your exhaust, at the RIGHT price. Naturally we also offer Scarborough Clutch Replacement and Scarborough Cambelt Changes.

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Top garages for Exhaust Repair in Scarborough (17 found)
Londesborough Motor Services
22 Job Completed
Scarborough
5.0 / 5

Londesborough Motor Services is a locally owned family run business which has been established for over 30 years.

We offer everything for the motorist whether you are a private car owner or operate light to medium commercial vehicles.

We also MOT Minibuses and Motor homes.

As a member of the Retail Motor Industry Federation we offer all of our customers a guarantee they will receive the highest standards of service.

Our team are all fully qualified and our modern workshop is equipped with the latest state of the art equipment.

We are proud to have been inspected and certified by the AA. We are also part of Trust My Garage.

Customer care and satisfaction is our priority, we have a child friendly customer waiting area, a reception area, ample parking and we are also just a short walk to town.

While you wait service with 1000's of parts in stock and ready to fit.

Great prices on Tyre's, exhausts and batteries. Free vehicle health checks.

R.I.C
9 Jobs Completed
Filey
4.6 / 5

Reliable Mobile Mechanic

I am a fully qualified mobile mechanic just setting up my new business. I specialise in all aspects of motor repair. As i am offering a mobile service you can relax in the comfort of your home, any time of day and we bring our services to you. If you have a busy schedule, you're at work, or just simply don't have the time, just give me a call and i will schedule and repair or servicing work around you!

We run 24 hours a day.. If you are ever broken down and need to get to work, we can fix your car at the roadside and drop you to your destination if the work will take too much time.

No job too big or small!

Please call us for quotes and bookings.

We are happy to travel to where you are based!

All work carried out to a high standard with 14 years experience.

Motor Vehicle Repairs
29 Jobs Completed
Scarborough
4.9 / 5

The mission of Mobile Vehicle Repairs is to offer a one-stop facility for all vehicle needs.

We are an independent garage based in Scarborough which offers a range of mechanical repairs and services for all makes and models. The business transitioned from a mobile service in 2014 to a workshop and has grown from strength to strength over the years. Our skilled team are dedicated to ensuring every customer is delivered with outstanding repairs and a fantastic customer experience.

We have extensive knowledge and experience which enables us to swiftly diagnose any issues with your vehicle and promptly discuss our findings with you.

We operate mainly a collection/delivery facility for most repairs but if it can be done mobile, we ensure to cover you whether you are at home, work or roadside.

Please contact us today for more information, we look forward to hearing from you.

Boro Tyres - Scarborough
Member since 08 May 2018
Scarborough

Welcome to Boro Tyres - an independent, family owned business that’s been trading for over 35 years. Over that time we have been growing not only our business, but our enviable reputation for quality, reliable service. Our friendly, experienced team can meet all of your motoring needs

Halfords Autocentre Scarborough
Member since 01 May 2020
Scarborborough

Halfords Autocentres is the UK’s leading chain of over 300 independent wholly owned garages, specialising in MOTs, servicing, Tyres, and all types of mechanical repairs from brakes & suspension to clutches and timing belts. Our highly trained ATA technicians have access to the latest diagnostic equipment and vehicle service data allowing us to service and repair all makes of cars to dealer standards.

We continue to invested in training to ensure we are prepared for future challenges, for example we have Hybrid trained technicians at all sites. Our extensive equipment investment ensure that we can meet the requirements of a changing vehicle parc with heavy lift capability in most sites for the growing van fleet and upgraded diagnostic equipment to handle the vast range of new drive assistance systems found on new cars.

Stoneacre Scarborough
Member since 29 March 2014
Scarborough

Stoneacre Scarborough is part of one of the country's fastest growing motor groups. The company was first incorporated on the 21st December 1994 and started off as a used vehicle retail operation in Scunthorpe in May 1995. We look forward to receiving your enquiries.

Just Car Clinic Scarborough
Member since 05 February 2015
Scarborough

"Just Car Clinic Scarborough is part of Just Car Clinics which is the second largest accident repair and car care company in the UK with 26 centres throughout England.

Every single site is BSI Kitemark Approved and we pride ourselves in driving the highest quality standards for both our corporate clients and retail customers.

Every Just Car Clinics also offers a wide range of car care and maintenance services including servicing, MOTs, tyres, air conditioning, windscreen repair and replacement and wheel alignment.

We also have a fleet of mobile repair vans that can repair minor dents and scratches at your home or place of work. With the very best in repair expertise, a full range of maintenance services and a fleet of more than 650 courtesy cars, our absolute aim is to keep you and your car on the road.

Some of the UKÔÇÖs most prominent insurance companies trust Just Car Clinics with their customers clients including The AA, Axa, and the Royal Bank of Scotland. In fact, more than 45,000 customers pass through our centres each year.

An enthusiastic highly skilled team, a commitment to the highest industry standards and an existing enviable corporate client list mean Just Car Clinics deliver absolute car care you can trust, every time."

Paul Bingley Repairs
Member since 23 December 2016
Scarborough

Paul Bingley Repairs offers an honest, fast and low cost service on all vehicles including cars, vans HGV’s, trailers and most agricultural vehicles.

As I am mobile I can take the stress out of getting your vehicle to a workshop to arranges repairs and maintenance, with most repairs undertaken at your place of work or home at a time that is convenient for you. For those bigger jobs I also have a fully equipped workshop just outside of Cayton.

I have over 16 years experience in the field and can offer fast service times on all repairs undertaken at a fair price to the customer.

If you would like further information on what I can offer you please feel free to contact me and see how I can help.

I am reachable 24 hours a day by mobile should you be broken down and need a recovery, and Sunday appointments are available with prior arrangement.

Yorkshire Tyre Centre
Member since 03 October 2011
Scarborough

"Nick Burgess and Dan Smith bring their friendly family values to serve you with the tyres you need - for the right price. From a single tyre to a full set of tyres, call in or call us for a quote.We also supply tyres all over the UK, just contact us for our details of competitve prices and speedy deliveryTyres for all seasons, Summer, Winter tyres, Cold Weather tyres and All Weather tyres. Talk to us, for expert advice and guidance."

Minstergate Hyundai - Scarborough
Member since 18 June 2018
Scarborough

As an established Hyundai dealer, we are proud to represent the philosophy of New Thinking, New Possibilities.

We believe in challenging conventions, not for the sake of being different, but because it makes us better. And for us, that starts with you.

We're dedicated to providing a full spectrum of aftersales care, including maintenance and servicing. And naturally, all work is carried out to the highest standard by our team of Hyundai trained technicians, using only genuine parts.

Royle Garage
Member since 17 August 2017
Scarborough

MOT Testing station based in Scarborough

Des Winks (Cars) Limited.
Member since 17 August 2017
Scarborough

A family business established for more than 20 years, covering Scarborough, Bridlington, Molton and Filey. Everything from finding the right model for you to booking a test drive and understanding finance (for both new and used cars) comes under our sales teams' remit. Our Aftersales team are here to help maintain your vehicle to Volkswagen standards with surprisingly affordable prices. For competitvely priced Volkswagen Genuine Parts and accessories, our Parts Department is always happy to help.

Vantage Toyota Scarborough
Member since 29 June 2015
Scarborough

offers professional, competitively priced ownership services, along with exceptional customer service. Our expertly trained staff are on hand to ensure you and your Toyota receive the best care possible, and we will only ever use Toyota genuine parts on your Toyota.

Seamer Garage
Member since 09 May 2011
Scarborough

"Scarborough's No 1 customer care centre - We provide extensive car repairs and servicing under the Bosch service code of practice. Whatever make or model of vehicle you drive, you are guaranteed top quality service from our Bosch trained team. So why not call us now and put your mind to rest and our service to the test! We are part of the Bosch Car Service network and we work to an OFT approved code of practice. Did you know that the Bosch Car Service network works to an Office of Fair Trading approved Code of Practice. This commitment to customer care gives you a further reason to choose Bosch Car Service and ensures that our services adhere to strict quality guidelines."

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Exhaust Repair in Scarborough
Frequently asked questions
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What does a car's exhaust do?

Your Exhaust System performs 4 tasks: it reduces noise, it diverts waste gases away from driver and passengers, it improves performance and it reduces fuel consumption. The Catalytic Converter removes harmful gases such as Carbon Monoxide, and noise is reduced by the Silencer (or 'muffler'.) Finally on Diesel cars, a 'Diesel Particulate Filter' (or DPF) captures tiny soot particles before they leave the exhaust pipe.
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How does a car's exhaust work?

Without an exhaust system, the first thing you would notice is the noise - which would be many times greater. Your engine is also designed to run with an exhaust's 'backpressure' on gases leaving the engine. Removing the backpressure reduces performance and burns more fuel. Finally your car would emit dangerous levels of waste gas without one.
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Why do car exhausts rust?

The exhaust rusts for a couple of reasons: first, it is exposed to water, debris, salt and damage from materials thrown up from the road. Second, the exhaust undergoes extremes of heat and cold, as well as internal water vapour (a byproduct of internal combustion), all of which speed up the rusting process.
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What does blue, white or black exhaust smoke mean?

It's useful to know your exhaust smoke colours! Black smoke means your engine is burning fuel inefficiently, creating soot, pointing towards a tuning, ignition or air/fuel mixture issue. Blue smoke means that oil is getting beyond where it should be in your engine and actually mixing with fuel and being burnt, probably because of worn valve stem seals or piston rings. White smoke indicates that coolant is entering the engine's cylinders, most likely due to a cracked or warped head gasket.
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How much does an Exhaust System cost?

Good news - exhaust systems can often be bought and replaced in sections, meaning a cost-effective repair can be under £100. Typical full replacement costs are £150-£200.
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How long does a car exhaust last?

A good quality non-stainless steel exhaust should last 5-6 years, and a stainless steel system could last 10 years. Note that life expectancy is hugely affected by driving conditions. Lots of short journeys cause moisture to build up in the system (because it doesn't get hot enough to burn it off), increasing the likelihood of rust. Lots of motorway miles has the opposite effect.

How does an exhaust work?

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.

How does the exhaust affect performance?

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.

Are Exhaust leaks dangerous?

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.

Can an exhaust leak cause low oil pressure?

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.

Can an exhaust leak cause the check engine light to come on?

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.

Signs that your Exhaust needs repairing or replacing

Exhaust is loud

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.

Exhaust is leaking

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.

Exhaust is leaking water

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.

Exhaust is popping

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.

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.

Exhaust is rusty

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.

Exhaust is smoking

Black Smoke from Exhaust

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.

Blue Smoke from Exhaust

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.

White Smoke from Exhaust

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.

Catalytic Converter

The catalytic converter is the part of the exhaust system that converts the dangerous fumes produced by a car engine, into a safer gas which can be pushed into the air. The catalytic converter is an expensive part of the exhaust system as it is a complex piece of machinery and repairing it can be complicated. For the same reason, replacing a catalytic converter is also expensive. If there is a small amount of rust on the catalytic converter this can be repaired relatively simply, and even a small hole can be fixed with some welding, however, you will have to go by your mechanics advice as once a hole is too big, it cannot be welded shut.

Exhaust Manifold

The exhaust manifold is the piping that takes the fumes from the catalytic converter and out to the tailpipe which is also part of the manifold. This part can often become loose and rattle from the result of the fittings breaking from extensive rusting. The part can also leak fumes if holes appear, though they can be welded shut. The exhaust manifold should not be too expensive to repair if there is a small hole, but if you need a new exhaust manifold, the price may be quite high depending on the car model.

Lambda Sensor

The lambda sensor is an oxygen monitor located within the exhaust system. It is critical to keep track of oxygen levels within the exhaust as too much could cause an explosion if it reaches the engine. Getting a new lambda sensor is an inexpensive job and fitting it should not take too long, however, the only way to make sure is by getting a personal quote from a trained technician from WhoCanFixMyCar to fit a new Lambda Sensor. If you ask for a new oxygen monitor or if the mechanic tells you that you need a new oxygen sensor in the exhaust system, this is the same thing.

Exhaust repair cost

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!

Who installs and repairs exhaust systems?

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.

We work with a network of 15,134 mechanics and garages across the UK so we can find competitive exhaust repair deals for you.

To find the best exhaust service available, follow these steps;

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

Debs from Foxley Garage explains the Exhausts system