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Top garages for Vauxhall Exhaust Repair (10,495 found)
PH & S BARRETT LTD T/A Roxby Road Garage
23 Jobs Completed
Winterton
4.3 / 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.

AM Autos London LTD
5 Jobs Completed
Greenford
4.8 / 5

AM Autos London Ltd is synonymous with providing the care your vehicle deserves. We are known as a full-service auto maintenance and repair garage that has been serving London over years of experience. We are proud to share that we use advanced technology, latest equipment, and tools for your vehicle maintenance and repair.

Our services are ranging from Brake Repair to Tyre Alignment, Car Wash & Interior Detailing, Ignition test, and Insurance and Breakdown Assistance. We tend to be a leading car repair and maintenance garage in London where customers get quality workmanship at economical rates.

When it comes to premium models, you get all the benefits of professional service with branded parts and accessories without paying astronomical bills. Our distinctive approach, dedicated team, and partnership with the automotive sector ensure that services you get at Am Autos London Ltd. are viable than other garages.


We provide servicing, repair & diagnostics for all makes and models. Our technicians are fully qualified, and will happily discuss any questions or queries you may have with you before undertaking any work, ensuring you are aware of the work required and keeping you informed as we progress. We also have a comfortable waiting area which has satellite TV and a bean to cup coffee machine for your use. We also provide a free vehicle collection and delivery service within 5 miles of the garage. All work comes with 12 months / 12,000 miles’ warranty on both parts and labour for your peace of mind. Please do have a look at the feedback on our Facebook page as you can see many positive reviews left from our existing customers which proves we always go that extra mile above and beyond to ensure our customers are happy with our service.

Genesis Autos
693 Jobs Completed
liverpool
4.2 / 5

Genesis Automotives is a mobile car repair service dedicated to giving your automobile the treatment it needs to perform well and have a long lifespan. We are currently based in the local area and are the most reliable mobile car mechanics available in the area. If you would like to see what we can offer you, connect with us by filling the form below. We are always ready to attend to your inquiries.

D&G Autocare - Dundee
280 Jobs Completed
Dundee
4.8 / 5

Proud to be Central Scotland’s No.1 autocare centre, D&G Autocare provide our customers with the best deals on MOTs, tyres, exhausts, brakes, servicing, suspensions, clutches and garage repairs! We’re equipped to fix all garage repairs and replace all car parts. We also supply tyres and wheels and have VOSA Authorised Testing Facilities up to Class 7 commercial Vehicles. Company cars, fleet and lease vehicles are welcome too. With our knowledge and experience, we provide our customers with a service that’s second to none, together with fantastic value for money and the best guarantees in the business.

Newtown Motor Engineering
11 Job Completed
Gosport
5.0 / 5

We are a local garage trained in all aspects of car maintenance: service, MOT, breakdowns and complex restorations. We also have experience in track day car set up and rallying, owning our own rally team running in the Historic Class.
We pride ourselves in good customer service and honesty, offering a local collection and delivery service to all customers.
Feel free to contact us with any questions or for more information. Shop local!!

MG, FORD and classic car specialist. All modern vehicles also worked on
Home start and recovery.
MOT
Servicing
Tyre Changing
Basic / Major bodywork
Track Day and race car set up
All types welding
Engine rebuilds
General / Major repairs
Remapping and Tuning

S H Service Centre Ltd
72 Jobs Completed
Milton Keynes
4.3 / 5

We are an independent garage based in Bletchley, Milton Keynes, who can carry out all forms of mechanical repairs, maintenance work, servicing and MOT’s, with no job being too big or too small. Having been established since 2007, we are well-known within the local area and have built up a fantastic reputation, however, new custom is always welcome! We pride ourselves on being honest and reliable, offering our customers a “value for money” service, with all work being carried out to the highest of standards. Our team of four technicians, including MOT testers, are fully qualified and have many years of experience working on all makes and models between them.

We take our work very seriously and are members of the Good Garage Scheme as well as the Motor Ombudsman, meaning that we adhere to a strict code of conduct at all times. We may be new to this website however we have been members of the Good Garage Scheme for a while and have many positive feedbacks on their website, which should offer you some peace of mind.

We can offer our customers a free vehicle collection and delivery service within 5 miles of the garage, or the use of one of our courtesy cars (subject to availability). All work comes with 12 months / 12,000 miles guarantee, and we use good quality parts.

Mersey Garage
968 Jobs Completed
Liverpool
4.7 / 5

We set up in 2016 as a garage to repair vehicles because we have been appalled at some of the horror stories we have seen and heard about garages with customers vehicles.

We are an honest, transparent and open garage who will always repair your car with as little cost to yourself as possible.

Once you've had your car repaired with us, you'll bring your family and friends here too, we guarantee it!

Nest Autos
1337 Jobs Completed
Eccleshill
4.8 / 5

At Nest Autos Ltd we know your car is more than a tool that gets you from A to B, it’s your freedom. Your car lets you complete essential daily activities such as travelling to and from work, buying groceries, and picking up the children from school. You depend on it, so it’s important your car receives quality repairs and service.

When you bring your car to Nest Autos Ltd, we make sure your car leaves trouble-free so you can have your freedom, and your peace of mind. With over 75 years experience repairing and maintaining cars and 3 years combined experience building, engineering and running a racing car our passion for cars is enormous. We know you care about your car, and so do we. Our technicians will strive to ensure you receive the best support and service for you and your car.

We can drop you off where you need to go while we work on your car and pick you up again when the job has been completed.

Please ask about our new free courtesy car service.

We also offer a collection and delivery service within 10 miles of the garage.

Derby Vehicle Solutions
397 Jobs Completed
Derby
4.6 / 5

Derby Vehicle Solutions provide the highest level of customer services and our aim is to be the best, so if you are looking for a garage in derby for car repairs or an MOT, look no further than the quality services on offer at DVS.

Specialists in vehicle servicing; DVS will service your car to the highest standard, ensuring all parts are OE specification, meaning all parts fitted will not invalidate your vehicle warranty.

As our commitment towards added value service, we carry out a 50 POINT safety check on every vehicle!

Niche Motor Sales Limited
445 Jobs Completed
Bradford
4.7 / 5

We provide one of the best services for MOT tests at our Garage in Bradford. By using highly experienced staff and equipment you can be assured your car is in good hands to be inspected.

At Niche Motor Company we offer the best deals around and we pride ourselves on our customer care and offer an excellent personal service. We offer a wide range of services including Bodywork, MOT's and Servicing and Air Conditioning Regas/Recharge services.

A small investment in routine servicing, plus a good inspection programme, results in a good return on that investment.

Niche Motor Sales have fully qualified and experienced staff that can supply and fit brakes for all makes and models at competitive prices.

In addition to the above, we also offer repairs and services for air conditioning, suspension repairs, electrical and battery repairs and much more!

We are Car, Van And Truck air conditioning specialist covering the whole of West Yorkshire.

We have Invested Thousands of pounds in State of the art Car Air Conditioning Regas and car Air Conditioning service machinery to give our customers the best service for their money

We service both Air Gas types: R134A & HFO123YF

Please call in for your Car, van and Truck Air Conditioning Recharge/Regas and be seen with in 20 minutes guaranteed

NO appointments ever needed.

See you soon

Cookswell Garage Ltd.
96 Jobs Completed
Morpeth
5.0 / 5

Family run business established in 1962.
We have over thirty years experience with Citroen, accompanied with a team of technicians who are trained in all makes and models.

The service department have achieved many awards for, " Best Aftersales Customer Experience," .
We carry out MOT testing , Service, repairs, diagnostics, tyres, exhaust, suspension and complex engine repairs. Our repairs are accompanied with digital and visual health checks whilst your vehicle is in the workshop and will integrate with an email or mobile phone number, keeping you updated with your vehicle's progress.
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Cookswell host two sites, Ashington and Pegswood.
The workshop is located on Pegswood front street.

We look forward to meeting you!

Piston&Rotor The Garage
2228 Jobs Completed
Bury
4.7 / 5

We are a garage located in Bury and serving the Greater Manchester area.
We are specialised in engine and gearbox rebuilds,we do have state of the art diagnostics and 49 years of combined every day garage experience.
One single garage for all your car needs!
Service and maintenance work,clutches,timing chains and belts,automatic and manual gearbox reconditioning,engine reconditioning,all electrical work,difficult jobs undertaken,mot failures,etc!If we cant do it,nobody can!
We provide an excellent service to all our customers and we take pride in the quality of our services.
We have fully trained technicians with over 15 years of experience working above the dealer level.
All the work carried is quality checked by second tech and we offer a warranty for all our jobs.
We promise to beat in price and quality any written quote and offer a quick turnaround for all customers.
We offer a FREE no obligation diagnostic check service in some cases.

Automax Swindon
133 Jobs Completed
Swindon
4.9 / 5

Automax is a local business in Swindon which was established in 2009 by Tomasz Kremer. Tomasz and his team have several years of experience in the motor trade with a passion for the automotive world who provide a very high level of service, where customer satisfaction takes first place.

In our garage in Swindon we employ experienced professionals and will carry out a quick and accurate diagnosis of faults and follow with reliable repair. Our team will be happy to service your vehicle periodically to ensure the vehicles longevity.

We keep up to date with new technology to maintain the highest standard of services at affordable prices to suit all vehicles.

Not only we will service, repair or MOT your vehicle but we also specialise in:
- Diesel systems
- Injector pulling
- ECU remapping and faults removing (modifications to the engine controller software)
- Advanced diagnosis
- 3D alignment (latest equipment)
- New and part worn tyres
- DPF filters solutions
- Air condition service and repairs

Try us and you will not be disappointed!

DP Vehicle Care
47 Jobs Completed
Covering all areas
5.0 / 5

We are a family run business established 1995. We have over 20 years experience. We have a fantastic reputation for our reliability and reasonable prices. We are fully mobile and work around you. We are open 7 days a week and work till late. You will receive a 12 month guarantee with any work carried out. We look forward to speaking to you.

Westbourne Motors Mobile - Slough
228 Jobs Completed
Slough
4.2 / 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.

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Vauxhall Exhaust Repair Specialist
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  Vauxhall Exhaust Repair  bookings

4.74

102 reviews

Vauxhall Exhaust Repair Cost

The cost of Exhaust Repair will likely differ greatly depending on which Vauxhall model you have. Combining the varying cost of parts and the difference in labour hours needed to complete the job, different Vauxhall models will cost different amounts for Exhaust Repair. Take a look below at the average quote for Exhaust Repair on WhoCanFixMyCar.com for some of the top Vauxhall models.


Exhaust Repair Cost by Vauxhall Model
Vauxhall ModelAverage PriceGet Quotes
Vauxhall Astra£104.16
Vauxhall Corsa£105.76
Vauxhall Vectra£114.86
Vauxhall Zafira£148.52
Vauxhall Insignia£163.13
Vauxhall Meriva£106.89

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 30/10/2020 and 28/01/2021.

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 15,215 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;

  • Enter your car registration number
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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