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Exhaust Repair in Tottenham

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

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Top garages for Exhaust Repair in Tottenham (124 found)
Best Motors Coachworks LTD
22 Jobs Completed
london
4.8 / 5

We at Best Motors service centre have been providing our customers and the general public our superb service each and every time for 25+ years. We are a officially VAT registered Mercedes Benz garage.
We are open from 8.30 to 6 on weekdays and on Saturday from 8.30 to 2.
We undertake all jobs for all cars at all ages, our elite team will attend to all your cars needs from mechanical to electrical to MOTS.

Car Technic
312 Jobs Completed
Tottenham
5.0 / 5

Car Technic offers car repairs in Tottenham and further-a-field, such as Stamford Hill, Stoke Newington, Walthamstow, Finsbury Park and Wood Green. We carry all the latest diagnostics equipment, so we are able to deal with various faults, as well as carrying out the more common repair types. We also offer full diagnostics available and MOT's catered for.

While we repair and service all makes and models, we specialise in BMW, Mercedes, Volkswagen, Audi and more for servicing and repair.
If you live within between 8 and 5 miles of us, we will collect and deliver your car, completely free!

Car Technic uses Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) car parts or parts sourced directly from the manufacturer.
We look forward to giving you a warm welcome- and make sure to take a look at our latest reviews, too!

Sphynx Vehicle Repairs
251 Jobs Completed
Walthamstow
5.0 / 5

Happy New Year to all Existing & potetial Customers

We're a small, independent workshop, specialising in diagnostic repair, vehicle maintenance and recovery, for all makes and models. We're based in Walthamstow and have been in business for over 15 years, with 28 years motor industry experience.

We look forward to giving you a warm welcome!

ARMZ MOTORS MOBILE CAR MECHANIC
163 Jobs Completed
London
4.7 / 5

ARMZ Mobile Motors covers all makes and models but prides themselves as a BMW specialist, their head mechanic worked in a garage as a BMW specialist for over 12 years, originally established in 2007, ARMZ is home to a team of technicians with over 30 years’ worth of experience using only the highest quality parts and finest labour.

With options to come straight to your door, repairs and customer service at affordable prices, reliable and honest, call now to discuss any and all of your car or van requirements

Pauls Mechanics
222 Jobs Completed
London
4.8 / 5

Pauls Mechanics is a well-established Ford and BMW specialist, offering a professional and high-quality service on a full range of work. At Pauls Mechanics we take great pride in our work and thus only use genuine OEM parts and the latest diagnostic testers which allows us to deliver Main Dealer Services. We are based in East London but also offer a mobile service where we come to you, allowing you to get on with your busy lifestyle! Give us call today to find out how we can help you with any of your car issues, no matter how big or small!
Mobile Mechanics only 10Miles radius from E4

The Winchmore Hill Service Centre LTD
94 Jobs Completed
London
3.7 / 5

Conveniently located in the heart of Winchmore Hill, we cater for Palmers Green, Southgate, Enfield through to Cockfosters. With over 30 year experience, we have earned a reputation for service quality and customer care.

We have a dedicated professional team of fully qualified technicians, equipped to perform all types of repair and service.

We will only ever use quality parts and offer a 12-month warranty on parts and labour as standard.

Tech Auto
4 Job Completed
London
5.0 / 5

I am a fully qualified Mercedes-Benz vehicle technician, who specialises in German vehicles. I carry top end specialist diagnostic equipment and tools to carry out high quality work. I carry out all forms of repairs from servicing, clutch replacements and diagnosing electrical faults through to head gasket work. All work comes guaranteed and we can also provide you with Wi-Fi, a FREE collection and delivery service within 10 miles and a FREE vehicle wash and vac.

Autowerke Ltd
760 Jobs Completed
London
4.6 / 5

We specialise in service and repairs for all makes and models of cars. With experience we provide efficient, value for money servicing and repairs, using original parts and equipment wherever possible.

We pride ourselves in our personal and friendly service as well as our vast knowledge and experience, to be able to conduct work on your vehicle to the highest standard.

Our experience and knowledge is vast and combined with our friendly and professional service, we believe we can exceed main dealer quality standards at a much more reasonable price.

Aysin Limited
118 Jobs Completed
london
4.8 / 5

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Palmers Green Service Centre
207 Jobs Completed
Palmers Green
3.9 / 5

At Palmers Green Service Centre we use the latest technology to service and diagnose all vehicle marques. We only use genuine parts at competitive prices. We aim to provide the highest levels of motor vehicle servicing in North London.

We pride ourselves on servicing all types of motor vehicles to manufacturer’s standards. We provide you with a manufacturer’s service schedule attached to your invoice, and use genuine parts with quality oils and lubricants for your motor vehicle.

We are best-known for Servicing and MOT in North London, but that’s not the only service we offer. Our skilled workforce can keep your car running smoothly with onsite servicing, wheel balancing, puncture repairs, laser computerized digital wheel alignment and new valves. We even supply and fit batteries for any make and model.
Palmers Green Service Centre have a team of qualified and experienced mechanics on-hand to assist you with engine diagnostics, mechanical and car body work repairs.
Our dedication to customer service and competitive prices ensure that you always get great value for money and a high standard of workmanship. At Palmers Green Service Centre you really can have it all. So, if you need mechanical advice, Servicing, MOT, vehicle repairs or tyres in North London, then give us a call today. Palmers Green Service Centre covers car servicing for Archway N19, Arnos Grove N11 and N14, Barnsbury N1, Bounds Green N11 and N22, Bowes Park N22, Brent NW9, Brent Cross Nw2 and NW4, Brunswick Park N11, Camden NW1, Canonbury N1, Chalk Farm NW1, Cockfosters EN4, Colindale NW9, Colney Hatch N11 and N10, Crickewood NW2, Crouch End N8, Dartmouth Park NW5, De Beauvoir Town N1, Dollis Hill NW2, East Barney En4, East Finchley N2, Edgeware HA8, Edmonton N9 and N18, Enfield EN1, EN2 and EN3, Finchley N2, N3 and N12, Finsbury Park N4, Fortis Green N10, Friern Barnet N11, Golders Green NW11, Gospek Oak NW3 and NW5, Hadley Wood EN4, Hampstead NW3, Hampstead Garden Suburb N2, Harringay and Haringey N4, N8 and N15, Hendon NW4, Highgate and Highgate Village N6, Holloway N7, Hornsey N8, Islington N1, Kentish Town NW5, Kilburn NW6, Kings Cross WC1, Manor House N4, Mill Hill NW7, Muswell Hill N10, Neasden NW2 and NW10, New Southgate N11, North Finchley N12, Oakleigh Park N20, Palmers Green N13, Ponders End EN1 and EN3, Seven Sisters N15, Southgate N14, Tottenham N15 and N16, Stamford Hill N15 and N16, Stoke Newington N16, Totteridge N20, Tufnell Park N7 and N19, Turnpike Lane N8, Upper Holloway N19, Wood Green N22.

Onur Prestige Motors
107 Jobs Completed
Leyton
5.0 / 5

Onur Prestige Motors are your local independent garage based in Leyton. We have been established since 2012 and is ran by a small close-knit team of 3 technicians, with over 30 years of experience in the motor industry. We carry out all types of mechanical repairs and servicing, on all makes and models of vehicles.

Our specialities lie in performing thorough in depth diagnostic work and we hold a National Diploma in Motorsport Engineering too. We have a great passion for what we do and are members of the Good Garage Scheme and our work is back by the R.M.I / I.M.I, which should give you peace of mind when faced with the difficult task of choosing a garage to carry out your work.

Hale Service Centre Ltd
146 Jobs Completed
London
4.7 / 5

Hale Service Centre Ltd is a well-established garage based in London who offer all forms of mechanical repairs, maintenance work, servicing and MOT's. We specialise in German vehicles however our team of 4 ATA accredited technicians are very experienced and have worked on all makes and models over the years. Our technicians have an average of 15 years experience each and and backed by the IMI.

Our main priority is offering each and every customer who walks throgh our doors the same level of customer service regardless of job size, and at affordable prices.


All work comes with a 12 month / 12,000 miles warranty on both labour and parts when parts are supplied by us.

Best MOT
130 Jobs Completed
Walthamstow
4.3 / 5

If you’re looking for a reliable car garage in Walthamstow, Greater London, look no further than Best MOTS, specialists in a wide range of garage services including Car Servicing, MOT, Tyres, Engine Diagnostics and Car Repairs in Walthamstow, Greater London.

Established in 2005, we provide an honest and reliable service at all times, proud to be recognised as a highly reputable car garage in Walthamstow, Greater London.

Located at 79-80 Yellow Arch, Rosebank Road, we are ideally based to serve the local Walthamstow, Greater London community, undertaking all types of car garage services, from Car Servicing to MOT.

Gemini Auto Service
26 Jobs Completed
edmonton
4.8 / 5

Local, affordable & reliable family-run garage services offering repairs, servicing, clutches, brakes, body work, welding, cam belts, MOT work, diagnostics. We understand that when you have a problem with your car you need a prompt local solution and always have our mechanical experts on hand for you and your car. Open 6 days a week, from early until late we also offer customer collection and delivery where it's requested.

MNF Motors UK Ltd.
18 Jobs Completed
london
5.0 / 5

MNF Motors UK Ltd are a specialist garage based in Edmonton, London. We provide many services which only very few garages or only main dealer can service.

We carry out all mechanical and electrical repairs,fault diagnosis,fittings, health checks on all makes and models/vehicles/vans, services and pre-MOT checks.
Additionally we can also cater for all issues with programming, ECU repairs, Immobilisers, BCM ,BDC, Instrument cluster, turbo actuators and much more.

We provide an amazing FREE COLLECTION & DELIVERY service which everyone can benefit from.

Please contact our friendly team today and get booked in with us for a quality service guaranteed.

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Exhaust Repair in Tottenham
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.

Average rating for  Exhaust Repair in Tottenham bookings

4.20

5 reviews

How much does Exhaust Repair cost in Tottenham?

The cost of servicing, MOT and repairs differ across the country and Exhaust Repair 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 Tottenham for Exhaust Repair on WhoCanFixMyCar.com for some of our top car makes.


Exhaust Repair Cost by Car Make in Tottenham
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Vauxhall£104.25
BMW£93.80
Ford£106.70
Peugeot£103.42
Volkswagen£111.65
Nissan£103.91
Mercedes£95.36
Toyota£137.57
MINI£96.51
Renault£102.76
Volvo£89.99
Citroen£96.38
Audi£118.98

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 09/04/2020 and 08/07/2020.

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 15,144 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