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203 Reviews

ICH Auto Services Ltd

Garage serving Birmingham, 22 years of experience

Hi, my name is Darren Branch. I have been working on cars most of my life, with 21 years worth of PROFESSIONAL experience. I have long realised that it is not the actual garage that you should be putting yo...



26 Reviews

Kevs Mobile Motors

Mobile mechanic serving Birmingham, 15 years of experience

I gained my mechanical qualifications in my home country of Zimbabwe & worked in the trade there for around 5 years before emigrating to the UK. My first role when I arrived was with an independent garage ca...


22nd December 2021

CHRISTOPHER, WILLENHALL SHORT HEATH

Vauxhall Zafira • Spark plugs replacement


265 Reviews

Auto Chip Tech

Garage serving Birmingham, 11 years of experience

I worked in Dagenham london 1993-1998 I moved to Manchester and worked at my local garage in South Manchester called Hulme Car Repair for a short time before taking up a post with Star Auto Glass in Manche...


16th June 2017

PETER, LEAMINGTON SPA

Honda CR-V • Major Service


38 Reviews

Enstone Mechanics

Garage serving Birmingham, 15 years of experience

We are here to help... 24/7 Mobile Call out Enstone Mechanics are a family run specialist auto repair centre, conveniently located on Enstone Airfield, we offer a collection service of your vehicle FREE ...



99 Reviews

Alcester Auto Services Ltd

Garage in Alcester, 25 years of experience

A family run business, with traditional old fashioned values. We offer automotive repairs, servicing, diagnostics & MOT's to all makes & models. We are a reliable & trustworthy family run garage offering a ...


7th March 2019

ANDREW, Warwick

Ford Fiesta • Major Service


630 Reviews

D Pyart

Garage in Derbyshire, 25 years of experience

I completed my apprenticeship at a small garage in Nottinghamshire called Underwood Garage and after my apprenticeship I worked in the business for 5 years. I worked in recovery after the garage as a dedicat...


21st July 2017

LESLEY, Derby

Vauxhall/Opel Corsa-C • Car Won't Start Inspection


385 Reviews

Mobile Vehicle Servicing

Garage in Nottingham, 23 years of experience

I have 23 years of experience in the mechanics industry. After leaving the Royal Engineers I started my mobile mechanic business, originally in Derby. After 7 years, I decided to move to Australia. While t...


21st November 2017

KELLY, Loughborough

Vauxhall/Opel Zafira-B • Glow plugs replacement (all)


50 Reviews

H.S Autos

Mobile mechanic in Gloucester, 10 years of experience

I began my career in Leicester with City Motors completing my 3 year apprenticeship and achieved my IMI level 3 qualification. when I left City Motors I moved to work as a contractor for various brands Jag/L...



105 Reviews

Kings Car Repairs

Mobile mechanic in Kettering, 25 years of experience

I have been involved in the motor trade in some capacity all my life. I started out on the YTS training scheme and spent four years with Zenith Motors in Stevenage and also studied at Hitchin College for my ...


27th March 2017

SIMON, Northampton

Ford Fusion • Coil spring (road spring) replacement - front

Want to learn more about Air Filter changes in Birmingham?

Read our short guide with information on costs, symptoms and more.

What does an Air Filter do?

The air filter is a component of the car's engine air inlet system. It filters fresh air from outside before the air is circulated through these systems and into the engine.

What does an air filter replacement involve?

  • Mechanic will inspect the air filter and the air inlet system.
  • Mechanic will replace the air filter element.
  • Mechanic will advise if any other parts need to be replaced.
  • Mechanic will run the engine and, if necessary, test drive the car.

Can I do an air filter change myself?

Unless you are a qualified mechanic with the required skills, training and equipment to do the job, we strongly recommend an air filter change is only carried out by a professional mechanic. ClickMechanic can help get you a vetted and local mechanic to carry out the work. Just enter your postcode and your car's registration number at the top of this page and select the work needed to get an instant fixed price up front.

What are the symptoms of a bad air filter?

  • When the 'Check Engine' light is on.
  • When the engine runs rough.
  • When the engine idle is rough.
  • When the engine performs not as well as usually is the case.
  • When starting the car is troublesome.
  • When the engine will not start at all.

How long will an air filter change take?

An air filter change usually takes under 1 hour, but can take more time. Ultimately, the time that the job will take will depend on a number of factors, like your vehicle's make and model, year, as well as other factors. Select your car at the top of this page for information on job time and cost for your vehicle through ClickMechanic.

How often should I replace an air filter?

You should endeavour to always service the air filter as and when stipulated in the guidelines set out by your car's manufacturer.

What does a Cabin Air Filter do?

The cabin air filter is a component of the air conditioning and heater systems in a car. It filters fresh air from outside before the air is circulated through these systems and into the passenger compartment.

What happens during a Cabin Air Filter replacement?

  • Mechanic will inspect the cabin air filter and the heater and air conditioning systems.
  • If necessary, the mechanic will replace the cabin air filter.
  • Mechanic will advise if any other parts need to be replaced.
  • Mechanic will test the heater and air conditioning systems.

What are the symptoms of a bad Cabin Air filter?

  • When the heater does not work properly.
  • When the air coming from the air conditioning vents is weaker than usual.

How often should I replace a cabin air filter?

Over time, the cabin air filter can get rather dirty or even clog up completely with dirt. In this case there will be a reduced air flow towards the heater or air conditioning systems. Should you experience problems with the air flow into passenger compartment, then it is advisable to have the cabin air filter inspected and, if necessary, have it replaced.

You should endeavour to always service the cabin air filter as and when stipulated in the guidelines set out by your car's manufacturer.

Can I still drive with a dirty air filter?

If your air filter is dirty or clogged it is recommended to address this as soon as possible. It could be restricting the air supply to the engine signficantly and be the reason for a rough running engine, and may result in damage to the engine.

 What is the average life of an air filter?

The average life of an air filter in a car is about 15,000 miles. This can be lower or higher depending on the area you most frequently drive around - for example, if you drive in dusty or polluted areas then it's likely the air filter will need to be replaced sooner than would otherwise be the case.

Do air filters deteriorate with age?

Yes, air filters do deteriorate with age and will need replacing periodically. Over time they can get clogged up with dirt, polluting particles and insects from the air. As the engine needs an optimal mixture of air and fuel to achieve the most efficient performance, the air filter must be kept clean and replaced when necessary.

Is the air filter checked during an MOT?

No, the air filter is not checked as part of the MOT test. However, a clogged or dirty air filter can affect performance and lead to issues with emissions which is checked during an MOT test.

Is a dirty air filter an MOT failure?

A dirty air filter in itself will not cause an MOT failure, however a clogged up filter can contribute to engine performance issues. A dirty air filter can restrict airflow into the engine and ultimately result in reduced fuel consumption and exhaust emissions issues.

Can Birmingham garages offer home collection and delivery for air filter change?

Yes, many garages in Birmingham are able to offer collection and delivery for an air filter change. With ClickMechanic collection & delivery is free if your vehicle is drivable. Once booked a mechanic will pick up the vehicle on the day and time of your choice, do the work, and return the vehicle at a time convenient to you. Simply enter your vehicle registration number and postcode to get an upfront price for a air filter change in Birmingham.

Can Birmingham mobile mechanics do air filter change at my home or office?

Yes, Birmingham mobile mechanics can do an air filter change at your home or office, provided there is a safe and sufficient space to conduct the repair or replacement. With ClickMechanic, once booked for a date and time of your choice, your booking will be offered to vetted mobile mechanics in your area.

How much does a Air Filter change cost in Birmingham?

The average cost of a Air Filter change in Birmingham is on average between £38 and £43. Ultimately the cost for a Air Filter change in Birmingham depends on the make and model of your car. Check out the ClickMechanic price below, and find out what you'd pay at a franchise dealer in Birmingham. We use industry standard data & millions of data points so you know what you should be paying.

These estimates may include Air filter element, Air filter element, Pollen filter element, Pollen filter element and/or Pollen filter element. We have quotes for the top 45 manufacturers.

Name ClickMechanic Click Mechanic average Franchise dealer estimate

Alfa Romeo

£45 £42 - £124 Get exact price

Audi

£42 £37 - £117 Get exact price

BMW

£54 £55 - £131 Get exact price

Chevrolet

£42 £48 - £87 Get exact price

Chrysler

£40 £49 - £92 Get exact price

Citroen

£41 £39 - £114 Get exact price

Dacia

£44 £43 - £119 Get exact price

Daewoo

£42 £80 - £101 Get exact price

Daihatsu

£30 £46 - £46 Get exact price

Dodge

£38 £50 - £73 Get exact price

DS

£42 £59 - £91 Get exact price

Fiat

£37 £44 - £88 Get exact price

Ford

£44 £52 - £117 Get exact price

Honda

£42 £29 - £122 Get exact price

Hyundai

£42 £41 - £117 Get exact price

Infiniti

£24 £43 - £43 Get exact price

Iveco

£58 £82 - £83 Get exact price

Jaguar

£44 £55 - £109 Get exact price

Jeep

£53 £72 - £94 Get exact price

Kia

£40 £39 - £105 Get exact price

Land Rover

£43 £33 - £118 Get exact price

LDV

£26 £21 - £63 Get exact price

Lexus

£38 £43 - £91 Get exact price

Maserati

£57 £114 - £114 Get exact price

Mazda

£42 £40 - £112 Get exact price

Mercedes-Benz

£61 £54 - £150 Get exact price

MG

£38 £40 - £111 Get exact price

MINI

£41 £37 - £113 Get exact price

Mitsubishi

£32 £41 - £65 Get exact price

Nissan

£36 £37 - £91 Get exact price

Peugeot

£41 £38 - £116 Get exact price

Porsche

£62 £91 - £130 Get exact price

Renault

£38 £37 - £104 Get exact price

Rover

£50 £68 - £122 Get exact price

Saab

£36 £34 - £92 Get exact price

SEAT

£33 £37 - £81 Get exact price

Skoda

£36 £32 - £98 Get exact price

Smart

£39 £56 - £85 Get exact price

Ssangyong

£30 £46 - £46 Get exact price

Subaru

£31 £28 - £93 Get exact price

Suzuki

£39 £39 - £112 Get exact price

Toyota

£42 £34 - £117 Get exact price

Vauxhall

£43 £47 - £117 Get exact price

Volkswagen

£39 £34 - £108 Get exact price

Volvo

£39 £41 - £93 Get exact price

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  • Metrocab
  • Hummer
  • Reva
  • Asia
  • TVR
  • Ferrari
  • Morgan
  • Buick
  • Lamborghini
  • Pontiac
  • Carbodies
  • Mitsubishi Fuso
  • Moskvich
  • Bentley
  • Cadillac
  • Ford US
  • Aixam
  • Austin
  • Daimler
  • FSO
  • Maybach
  • Rolls-Royce
  • Santana
  • Tata
  • Great Wall
  • Piaggio
  • Perodua
  • Aston Martin
  • Isuzu
  • Lada
  • Lancia
  • Lotus
  • Proton
  • London Taxi's International

Estimates on repair costs, such as the above results for an air filter change, are created by combining data from multiple third-party sources. The actual cost of using your local repair providers may be outside of the estimated range. We provide estimates on repair costs for information only and accept no liability for any inaccuracies or errors. If you think an estimate is incorrect, please contact us to let us know.

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Recent Air Filter change quotes in Birmingham

These recent quotes were taken from our quote engine which uses third-party industry standard data on repair times, along with a live parts retailer, and a regional labour rate to build an accurate free quote. We are constantly improving our quote engine, so please let us know if a price seems incorrect.

£91.94

Air filter replacement

Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Birmingham
£29.27

Pollen filter (cabin) replacement

Fiat Bravo
Birmingham
£70.15

Pollen filter (cabin) replacement

Ford Mondeo
Birmingham
£72.41

Pollen filter (cabin) replacement

Vauxhall Corsa
Smethwick