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Mobile Alloy Wheel Repair and Refurbishment

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Mobile Alloy Wheel Repair & Alloy Wheel Refurbishment

Alloy wheel refurbishment, alloy wheel repair and rim repair takes years off a car, but it's important to know you are getting a good quality service, at the right price.

We offer both mobile alloy wheel repair and alloy wheel repair at local garages, so be sure to select the option the suits you.

To get a range of free estimates from mobile mechanics and garages enter your reg and compare the alloy wheel refurbishment cost near you now!

Top garages for Mobile Alloy Wheel Repair (7,099 found)
Luton Automotive 1
1347 Jobs Completed
Luton
4.7 / 5

Hi

PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO MINIMISING RISK DUE TO COVID-19 WE ARE CURRENTLY OFFERING OUR CUSTOMERS A FREE COLLECTION AND DELIVERY SERVICE. PLEASE GET IN TOUCH TO BOOK IN!

We operate from 3 locations : LUTON; MILTON KEYNES and OXFORD SO WE COVER BEDS. HERTS.BUCKS&OXFORDSHIRE. WITH TEAM MEMBERS AVAILABLE MOST TIMES IN DIFFERNT COUNTIES WE ARE ALWAYS ABLE TO HELP
We offer a pick up and drop off service for a small fee where we leave our vehicle outside your address and pick up your car and repair it then return it back to you.

We also provide you with mobile service where we can repair minor and quick repairs outside your address. subject to availability
We have a recovery truck with a small charge pick up cars that require a ramp and heavy work such as gearbox or clutches.
We are approved & experienced with:-

WINDSCREEN & BODY GLASS
WINDSCREEN CHIP REPAIRS
BODYSHOP REPAIRS
MECHANICAL & DIAGNOSTICS
ROADSIDE RECOVERY
AIR CONDITIONING
MOT's
Please call us as all work carried out is warranted.
17 years business portfolio
"Service without compromise"

http://www.lutonautomotive.com/

Prime vehicle recovery and repairs
145 Jobs Completed
Newport
4.6 / 5

Based in Newport but have two mobile vans covering South Wales and the south west been working on vehicles for over 15 years carry a lot of specialist kit

London Motor Sports Ltd
270 Jobs Completed
London
4.5 / 5

London Motor Sports professional garage with great experience in the car industry, based in White-City London W127AH.

Our main focus has always been to deliver best quality service to our customers. We provide our customers best deals on MOT, Wheel Alignment, Mechanical Servicing, Diagnostic, Body Work Repairs and any other car related problem.

London Motor Sports is capable of fixing all types of repairs, and can set up accounts with professional industries such as Taxi Companies.

We make sure that all the repairs completed are up to the Manufacturers Standards and guarantee on all work completed by us.

Westbourne Motors Mobile - Portsmouth
35 Jobs Completed
Portsmouth
4.8 / 5

The Westbourne brand is the South’s leading repairer for household names such as Green Flag, AA & RAC.

For the majority of repairs we can offer a mobile service with over 70 fully trained mechanics ready to fix your car at home or work, saving you the time and fuss of driving to a garage.

For major jobs we also operate repair workshops and offer courtesy cars to use whilst we fix your car.

The Westbourne name is synonymous with convenience, efficiency, courtesy and great value and all of our repairs carry a nationwide guarantee.

We are ready 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to respond to your call.

M-Tech Garage Services.
29 Jobs Completed
Worthing
5.0 / 5

M-Tech Garage Services

Integrated Auto Solutions
397 Jobs Completed
Denton
4.9 / 5

Integrated Auto Solutions are a local independent garage based in Manchester. We are a newly formed company who have been established a little over a year, and we are going from strength to strength. We are looking to expand our client base and are eager to help customers get their vehicles road worthy ASAP. We can undertake all forms of mechanical repairs, maintenance work and servicing, with no job being too big or too small. Our team of 4 technicians have all been chosen specifically for their area of expertise, and have many years of experience working on all makes and models of vehicles.

We can offer a recovery service to customers with non-starters, and some smaller jobs can be done mobile too as we have a fully equipped mobile unit too.

Sphynx Vehicle Repairs
250 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!

Autoremedy - Milton Keynes
68 Jobs Completed
Milton Keynes
4.9 / 5

Autoremedy offer a fully guaranteed mobile mechanics service to Milton Keynes and the surrounding areas.

We add a huge value to our customers as we come to you, so you don't have to take time off work or even leave the comfort of your own home, our overheads are lower than being at a fixed premises so we really can offer a great service to our customers.

Mobile Mechanics - 200+ Services - Upfront Pricing.

Autoremedy

All Vehicle Services (Kent) Ltd
118 Jobs Completed
Sittingbourne
4.5 / 5

We are an established local independent garage and are proud to be members of Autofirst Network – a nationwide network of independent garages operating to the Network’s 6 core values of Capability, Consistency, Care, Clarity, Cost Effectiveness and Customer Focus. For your added peace of mind we are members of the Motor Ombudsman service which is approved by The Trading Standards Institute.
In short, we are a local garage you can trust offering you the support and service guarantees of a national network, giving you complete peace of mind
We cover the XY, YZ and QQ postcode areas and offer courtesy cars as well as a free collection and delivery service”

Drivers Autocentre Ltd - Maryhill Road
314 Jobs Completed
Glasgow
4.7 / 5

We are a Clean, Modern and Progressive Car and Van Service and Sales Centre. We have over 15 Years Experience at our various locations across Glasgow and The West. All of our Technicians are fully qualified within the Main Dealer Network and completed various training programmes of manufacturers such as Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Ford, Mazda, Vauxhall, VW Audi Group and Nissan. We aim to be the number 1 choice for customers and as such we offer excellent levels of customer care and attention aswell as aiming to have your vehicle completed within a timely manner. We also offer the following services to help our customers take the hassle out of motoring:
• Free Vehicle Health Check
• Electronic Video of Vehicle
• Courtesy Vehicle (Booked In Advance)
• Collection and Delivery (Booked In Advance)
• Lift Home or Locally (Normally Same Day)
• Payment Assist (Spread the Cost of The Bill at no Extra Cost)
• All Repairs Come Warranted
• Full VAT Invoice Provided
• Sales Leasing and Finance
Our Sites also have Fully Equipped customer waiting areas with WIFI, Newspapers / Magazines and Comfort Facility. Myself and the team look forward to welcoming you to Drivers Autocentre and should you have any questions or queries just give us a call or message in. Thanks David Lamb Managing Director.

trade tyre and service centre
42 Jobs Completed
Alton
5.0 / 5

Trade tyre and service centre specialise in all makes of cars . We have dealer level trade technicians so you have total peace of mind when your vehicle comes to us . We are based half a mile from Alton town . Although we do offer a free collection and delivery service . Our reception has free WiFi and free coffee and tea facilities whilst you wait for your vehicle .

Fair price repairs
165 Jobs Completed
South ascot
4.7 / 5

Mobile mechanic all tools carried on board I carry out diagnostic repairs Cambelts clutches exhaust work suspension work brakes engine work mobile servicing at your home or work PPE carries on board all components wiped down after completion all work guaranteed 12 months or 12000 miles

T&M AutoCare London
293 Jobs Completed
London
4.3 / 5

Welcome to our organisation, our aim is to provide solutions for all your motoring needs with the aim to reduce your cost of ownership of your motor vehicle. We specialise in new motor vehicle components for all makes and models, O.E.M (Original Equipment Manufactured/Pattern), O.E (Original Equipment/Genuine), we can advice on advantages and disadvantages of both product ranges. We stock a wide range of parts and specialise in all makes and models. We provide the highest level of customer services and our aim is to be the best, so if you are looking for a garage in brent for car repairs or an MOT, look no further than the quality services on offer at T&M AutoCare London. With many years of experience in the trade, you can count on us to repair and service your car to the highest possible standard. We are VW Audi Specialists but can offer the same high standard of service for all makes and models.
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J.W.Autos
352 Jobs Completed
Wilmington
4.7 / 5

As we hit some hard times ahead with covid-19, I would like to try and give something back to the local NHS staff, Police and Fire services by offering free health check on your car and a further 30% off any repairs quoted. All you need is proof of ownership of your car and key worker identification.

Here at J.W.Autos we provide a friendly reliable service, with over 13 years of experience you can rest assured your vehicle is in safe hands. Our free collection and delivery service ensures you a hassle free day, or if you so choose work can be carried out at your home, work or any other place you desire, saving you the stress and hassle of taking your vehicle to a garage and avoiding those unnecessary days off!

Car wont start? cant get the car to the garage? don't worry, let the garage come to you, as a mobile service is available at no extra cost

We take on all types of work from a vast range of vehicle manufactures. All work undertaken is carried out to the highest standard ensuring your vehicle is in a safe and roadworthy condition. all parts used are to OE/OEM standard and come with
1 years warranty minimum.

Parkside Garage and Tyres
27 Jobs Completed
Fakenham
3.7 / 5

We are an established local independent garage and are proud to be members of Autofirst Network – a nationwide network of independent garages operating to the Network’s 6 core values of Capability, Consistency, Care, Clarity, Cost Effectiveness and Customer Focus. For your added peace of mind we are members of the Motor Ombudsman service which is approved by The Trading Standards Institute. In short, we are a local garage you can trust offering you the support and service guarantees of a national network, giving you complete peace of mind.

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Mobile Alloy Wheel Repair and Refurbishment
Frequently asked questions
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What is involved in a Mobile Alloy Wheel Repair?

A mobile alloy wheel repair involves a mobile mechanic coming out to where your car is stationed, removing the wheel and repairing the crack or scuff.
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What is Alloy Wheel Refurbishment?

Alloy Wheel Refurbishment is a repair which will remove scrapes and scuffs from an alloy wheel. This is a job which will help to prevent corrotion setting into an alloy wheel and make it look close to new.
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What causes alloy wheels to crack?

An Alloy Wheel will crack when there is a stong impact on the wheel itself. For example, if you hit a curb with some force, or if you go over a speed bump too quickly, you will put your alloy wheels at risk of cracking.
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How long does an alloy wheel repair take?

Usually, an alloy wheel repair will only take a day to rectify.
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What will happen if I have found a crack in my Alloy Wheel?

Hoefully the damage is not too bad and you will be able to get to where you are going. The most noticable problem you may see is that your tyres will lose air quickly. If this is happening and you cannot see a puncture, there is a good chance your alloy is cracked.
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What is a Diamond Cut Wheel?

A diamond cut alloy wheel is an alloy wheel which has been cut with a machine called a lathe. The lathe uses a diamond edge in order to deliver an accurate and sharp cut to the alloy wheel and it is a method mainly employed by specialist wheel fitters. The benefit of having a diamond alloy wheel cut is that the finish will be superior to any other conventional method of cutting.
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What is powder coating on wheels?

Power coating alloy wheels changes the colour of the finish or enables you to refurbish a wheel using colour matching and allows the rims to be customised based upon a driver’s preference.
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What is a split rim wheel?

A split wheel rim occurs when the car wheel suffers from a high impact. Commonly, if you drive your car into a curb with too much force, or you hit a speedbump too fast, the alloy wheel may split. If the split runs all the way through the alloy, then you will have no choice but to replace the part. Unfortunately, it is simply too dangerous to attempt to drive on a split alloy as the structural integrity will be significantly affected. If there was a small crack, this could be welded shut, however a full split is too damaging and there is no other option but to replace the alloy wheel if this happens to you.
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Is powder coating better than painting?

Powder coating is a different method of changing the colour of alloy wheels and can be superior when compared to painting. A powder coat delivers a thicker and more dense finish to an alloy wheel, resulting in higher durability than conventional alloy wheel painting. The process is also quicker and so would be recommended as opposed to alloy wheel painting.
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Can you get alloy wheels repaired?

Yes, however, a repair is only possible depending on the extent of the damage to the alloy wheel. If the alloy wheel has 3 cracks or more, it should not be repaired as the structural integrity of the wheel will be compromised to a high extent. However, if there are one or two cracks, they can be welded and repaired. The edges of the rim can also be refurbished if they have become unkempt and this is a relatively simple restoration job for a mechanic.

Average rating for  Mobile Alloy Wheel Repair  bookings

4.45

11 reviews

How much does Mobile Alloy Wheel Repair cost?

The cost of a Mobile Alloy Wheel Repair can vary depending on your car due to differences in labour time and parts needed. Take a look below at the average quote on WhoCanFixMyCar.com for some of the top car makes.


Mobile Alloy Wheel Repair Cost by Car Make
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
BMW£78.44
Audi£74.98
Mercedes£95.14
Volkswagen£69.20

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 04/04/2020 and 03/07/2020.

Alloy Wheel Repair Specialists

If you are looking for a garage or a mobile mechanic that can repair alloy wheels, you have come to the right place.

Using WhoCanFixMyCar.com, you get quotes from a range of garages and mobile mechanics for alloy wheel repair by entering a few details in the box at the top of the page.

If your car is stuck on the drive because one of your alloy wheels is broken, getting a mobile mechanic out to help is a great way of saving time and money. Rim repair, whether alloy wheels or standard wheels, is not the most complex or time-consuming job.

WhoCanFixMyCar has alloy wheel mobile mechanics and garages spread all over the UK so no matter where you are, we’ll have you covered with the best rim repair specialists.

What is Alloy Wheel Refurbishment?

Alloy Wheel Refurbishment is a service which restores an alloy wheel to as close to its original condition as possible.

An alloy wheel refurb is the best service to get if you simply want to remove alloy damage which has caused scraping and scratching. This is often caused by the alloy wheel scraping the curb of a pavement.

Even though the damage may not be as extreme as a full crack on an alloy wheel, scrapes can lead to serious problems as corrosion can easily set in once the top layer of an alloy wheel is removed.

An alloy wheel refurbishment should not take a long time to complete, however, it is entirely dependent on the extent of the damage.

Remember, just let us know if you want an alloy wheel refurb and we’ll get you quotes for the best rim repair in no time.

Mobile Alloy Wheel Repair

We have a many mobile mechanics that can perform a mobile alloy wheel repair to save you having to take your car to a garage.

Mobile alloy wheel repair offers convenience without sacrificing on the quality of work, which is why many choose it over taking their car to a garage.

Alloy Wheel Refurbishment Cost

Prices will vary depending on how many wheels need repairs and the extent of the damage. Small wheel scratch repairs will cost considerably less than a severely cracked alloy wheel. Expect to receive quotes from between £85-£135.

As shown at the top of this page, costs will also differ by brand of car. However, these costs are for mobile specific jobs and general alloy wheel refurbishment costs can be viewed on our Alloy Wheel Refurbishment page.

However, the only way to get a personalised estimate is by getting in touch with the best alloy wheel repair specialists using WhoCanFixMyCar.

Alloy Wheel Welding

A brand new alloy wheel will cost you a lot so you are much better off getting a quote for a repair if possible. If the damage to the alloy wheel is restricted to a hairline crack, this can be resolved with a welding service which many mobile mechanics and garages offer.

The cost and time taken to undertake an alloy wheel weld will depend entirely on the extent of the damage to the car alloy wheel, however, you will have to consult the mechanic directly.

Diamond Cut Alloy Wheel Repair

Some mechanics offer a specialised service called diamond cut alloy wheel refurbishment which is the most accurate method of refurbishment.

However, mobile mechanics cannot offer this service as the use of lathe is required which is a large machine which weighs about a ton!

The process is essentially removing a thin layer of alloy from the wheel. This done using lathing equipment, which isn’t possible to move around with ease – hense mobile mechanics not offering this service.

As you can imagine this process can only be carried out a handful of times as removing too much alloy will result in the structure of the wheel itself becoming unstable. This is why a powder coating is a much more popular method using my by both garages and mobile mechanics.

Alloy Wheel Powder Coating

Powder coating is a service which is used to change the colour of the alloy wheel or refurbish a wheel using colour matching.

The process includes the following steps;

  1. The wheel is blasted by hand or given a chemical strip to remove the top layer of lacquer and paint.
  2. The wheels are then dressed and filed in order to deal with potential damage to the edges of the wheel rim.
  3. The wheel is then gently heated to remove air from the alloy before the first layer of powder coat finish is applied.
  4. The wet-in-wet procedure can then be applied before further thermal treatment.

Cracked Wheel or Bent Rims

If the air is going down quicker than you think on your tyre, this can be a sign that you have a crack on your alloy wheel.

If your alloy wheel has a crack, you need to get the problem seen to immediately. It is not like a little scuff where an alloy refurbishment will resolve the issue, a crack in your alloy will certainly affect the structural integrity of the whole wheel and put you and your passengers in danger.

Alloy wheels can sustain cracks with ease and are especially at risk when a car is driven over potholes and speed bumps.

As the overall rolling height (wheel + tyre) remains the same on all cars, larger alloys requiring tyres with lower-profile sidewalls are more susceptible to crack damage. This is because a tyre sidewall flexes to absorb bumps and impacts, so a tyre with less sidewall (low profile tyre) has less ability to flex and absorb impact on our roads.

The good news is that you don’t have to replace an alloy wheel if a crack does appear.

An allow wheel crack can be repaired by initially grinding the crack from both sides before the weld takes place so that there is no contamination.

The weld of the alloy wheel is carried out and then a refurbishment of the alloy follows to restore the cosmetic integrity and structural integrity.

However, if an alloy wheel has more than three cracks, it is likely that you will need to buy a new alloy wheel.

Alloy Wheel Repair Near You

To find the best mobile alloy wheel repair service available in your region;

  1. Enter your car registration number
  2. Give us a few details about your car and your requirements
  3. We’ll send you a great selection of quotes from mechanics and garages in your area

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

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