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Coil springs are also called road springs.

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Mobile mechanic in Greater Manchester, 9 years of experience

I began my career with LandRover where I completed my apprenticeship and was with the company for around 3 years. I moved to BMW/Mini for 5 years before setting up my own mobile mechanic business in 2016 cal...

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Mobile mechanic in Greater Manchester, 18 years of experience

Having 16 years of experience and going in servicing and repairing vehicles to the highest standards and achieving all targets on time leaving all customers satisficed. Specializing on Mercedes brand but not...

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Garage in Greater Manchester, 17 years of experience

I've worked in the motor trade for around 17 years my services include mot's, tyres, brakes, suspension, diagnostic and servicing

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Garage in Greater Manchester, 8 years of experience

VW AUDI GROUP & TRANSPORTER SPECIALISTS in servicing, maintenance, diagnostics, repairs & upgrades.

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Garage in Greater Manchester, 12 years of experience

Over 12 Years Exlerience Through Various Dealers & Independent Garages. Progressing through management Programmes and Gaining a wealth Of experience & Qualifications

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Garage in Greater Manchester, 13 years of experience

I started my car repair Apprenticeship in 2004 and finished it at a main Land Rover dealership as a Diesel Specialist. After working at several garages I've decided to start a business as a mobile mechanic. ...

41 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Greater Manchester, 10 years of experience

Work in various independent garage National wide chains National wide mobile company

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Garage in Greater Manchester, 15 years of experience

Mobile Mechanic workshop manager mig welder mot tester fabricator cambelt clutch specialist 15 years experience

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Garage in Greater Manchester, 14 years of experience

We take pride in being an "on-site" Mobile Vehicle Maintenance provider, dedicated to providing convenient solutions tailored to your needs. Whether you require assistance at your home or workplace, we are c...

97 Reviews

Garage in Greater Manchester, 20 years of experience

With 20 years experience in local independent garages, providing a garage-based service with a team of fully qualified mechanics. Working on all makes and models also specialising in the bigger jobs such as ...

270 Reviews

Garage in Greater Manchester, 12 years of experience

I started off my career at a local independent garage where I stayed for 5 years. This was a VW, Audi specialist, which really gave me some in-depth knowledge on these vehicles. Following this I then went on...

157 Reviews

Garage in Greater Manchester, 9 years of experience

I have 9 years experience in the auto repair industry which started with my apprenticeship at an independent. Having completed my apprenticeship I then went onto work for a number of other independents befor...

188 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Greater Manchester, 24 years of experience

Here at KPL Auto services all aspects of work are carried out by myself to the highest standard. I have worked in the motor trade for 22 years since leaving school in 1998 and going straight into a mechanic...

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Mobile mechanic in Greater Manchester, 25 years of experience

We are dedicated to providing high-quality repairs to keep you safe and happy. Whether we are coming for a routine inspection or a repair service, we promise that you will be completely satisfied with our...

Frequently asked questions about coil spring replacement & repairs in Greater Manchester

Read our answers to questions about coil spring replacement costs, symptoms and more.

What does a coil spring replacement in Greater Manchester involve?

Whilst there are difference between vehicles, there are some basic processes across most;

  • The mechanic will raise the vehicle and inspect the suspension system and coil springs in detail.
  • If necessary, the mechanic will replace the front or rear pair of coil springs.
  • The mechanic will advise if other components need to be replaced.
  • The mechanic will check the suspension again and test drive the car.

What are the symptoms of a faulty coil spring?

Usually, you can notice something is amiss with a coil spring as some of the conditions are quite noticeable such as;

  • The vehicle is noticeably lower on one side
  • There is uneven steering, or even veering off to one side
  • There are rattles and knocks when going over uneven road surfaces.

However, there are occasions where a coil spring has broken right at the bottom and it’s therefore not always that obvious. It has also been known for the coil springs on both sides to break within a short time of each other, especially if the vehicle has been parked up for some time, so the obvious leaning to one side isn’t quite so evident.

How long does it take to replace coil springs?

A front coil springs replacement on average takes around 2 hour, but can take anywhere from just over 1 hour to 3 hours. A rear coil springs replacement takes on average 1 hour, but can take up to around 1.5 hours. 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.

Is a broken coil spring an MOT failure?

Yes, a broken coil spring is an MOT failure. Coil springs are safety-critical to the car and hence are checked during an MOT. If the coil spring is broken on the car it is very likely the vehicle won't be able to move in the first place, or will only move with difficulty. It is highly recommended that the car should not be driven as it poses a safety risk on the road and can cause further damage to your vehicle. Make sure to get a professional mechanic check the issue, and get it resolved before taking the vehicle for an MOT.

Is coil spring checked during an MOT test?

Yes, coil springs are thoroughly checked by the MOT inspector as it is critical for the overall safety of the vehicle. The MOT tester will examine to see if the coil springs are free from any damage or corrosion, correctly mounted and free from cracks and fractures.

When should I replace coil springs?

Coil springs can last anywhere from 50,000 miles to the entire lifetime of the vehicle, however, this number can vary depending on driving habits and external factors such as climate and road conditions. It is important that coil springs are replaced immediately if found to be corroded or damaged.

Can Greater Manchester garages offer home collection and delivery for coil spring replacement?

Yes, many garages in Greater Manchester are able to offer collection and delivery for a coil spring replacement. 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 coil spring replacement in Greater Manchester.

Can Greater Manchester mobile mechanics do coil spring replacement at my home or office?

Yes, Greater Manchester mobile mechanics can do a coil spring replacement 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.

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