Top Mechanics For Crankshaft Pulley Replacement & Repairs
Garage in Doncaster, 9 years of experience
Offer the following: Services Brakes Exhausts & Batteries Clutch Repair Suspension General Repairs
EMILY • 15th March 2023
Citroen Xsara • Crankshaft pulley replacement
Garage in High Wycombe , 18 years of experience
At Wycombe Mots we offer many services which range from: Vehicle Mots (pick up and drop off available at extra cost) Servicing Repairs Diagnostics Tyres We are a local trusted garage with great revi...
MARK • 14th March 2023
Ford Transit Connect • Crankshaft pulley replacement
Garage in Potters Bar, 35 years of experience
I have worked as a mechanic for over 35 years. I have experience with all types of vehicles including American models. I also have a lot of experience in motorcycles and vans repairs and servicing . Worked ...
He did the whole job in less than an hour.”
BRUNO • 5th January 2023
Nissan Qashqai • Crankshaft pulley replacement
Garage in Wolverhampton, 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...
Garage in Reading, 24 years of experience
PopesWood Garage 1998-2003 Mechanical Training TCD cars (self employed) 2004-2012 - Car Repair, maintenance. LACC Country cars 2012-2016 Car repair, maintenance and mechanical prep Japonica Cars 2016-date...
Garage in Hull, 14 years of experience
I started my career back in the early 2000's working as a mobile breakdown and recovery technician. Having worked here for a number of years I then worked at several other independent garages. I now work fo...
COLIN • 23rd September 2022
Garage in Sale, 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...
Garage in Edinburgh , 12 years of experience
7 years independent Garage 5 years Mazda dealership Timing belts Servicing Diagnostic Brakes Suspension
DHRUVA • 29th July 2022
BMW 1 Series • Crankshaft pulley replacement
Garage in Jarrow, 25 years of experience
Ian and Trudi Wilson Opened Wilson's Auto Service Centre garage in Jarrow near Hebburn, Tyne & Wear, in July 2019. Our car delivery service, Wilson Car Delivery company also benefits from our ga...
Mobile mechanic in Telford, 19 years of experience
I carried out my apprenticeship at an independent Land Rover specialist before moving on to work in a main dealer garage. I then worked with a private company running and maintaining a fleet of vehicles. ...
Garage in Sittingbourne, 11 years of experience
I have over 10 years experience, working on everything from classic cars up to brand new vehicles. Having worked as a breakdown technician for a number of years, I possess excellent diagnostic skills. For me...
Garage in Dagenham, 30 years of experience
Hi, I’ve been a mechanic since leaving school and have owned and operated my own garage since I was 25 , were you could that I’ve done most jobs on a wide range of vehicles. I’d like to say that my workmans...
ALLAN • 5th April 2022
Land Rover Range Rover • Additional work following previous booking
Garage in Bristol, 53 years of experience
The Company’s Roadside Assistance brand is now the preferred choice for the South of England and has become synonymous with efficiency, punctuality and courtesy resulting in all the major motoring organisati...
The job was done within the time frame
Friendly and explained why the fault happened.
Definitely would recommend, explain the problem of the car and the will get you the best fit mechanic.”
SANGWANI • 21st December 2021
BMW 1 Series • Crankshaft pulley replacement
Garage in Iver, 18 years of experience
Having spent over 18 years in the motor trade as a senior/ master technician, I have gained a huge amount of experience and skills. I started off as a Technician working on Porsche's for the first 9 years of...
FREDERICK • 10th November 2021
Rover 75 Tourer • Crankshaft pulley replacement
Garage in Bradford , 25 years of experience
I initially started building my own cars and track day racing 205 Gtis . I moved on to working in garages doing a variety of work, engine rebuilds, head gasket, timing belts , clutches and gearboxes. ...
STEVEN • 16th August 2021
BMW 1 Series • Crankshaft pulley replacement
Frequently asked questions about crankshaft pulley replacement & repairs
Read our answers to questions about crankshaft pulley replacement costs, symptoms and more.
What does a crankshaft pulley do?
The crankshaft pulley in its basic form are solid cast steel items that do not require any maintenance, nor are likely to require replacing.
A crankshaft damper pulley on the other hand is slightly different as it has a rubber element to it which acts to reduce engine vibration and is therefore also known as a harmonic balancer. Its essential function is reducing the amount of vibrations the crankshaft generates at certain speeds and preventing the resulting stress from breaking the crankshaft.
Both versions provide the driving force, via the auxiliary belt to power the engines ancillary components such as the alternator and power steering pump etc.
What does a crankshaft damper pulley replacement involve?
- Mechanic will check the condition of the crankshaft damper.
- If necessary, the mechanic will replace the crankshaft damper.
- Mechanic will advise if any other parts need to be replaced.
- Mechanic will test drive the car and check everything works properly.
Can I do a crankshaft pulley myself?
Unless you are a qualified mechanic with the required skills, training and equipment to do the job, we strongly recommend a crankshaft pulley replacement 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 happens when a crankshaft pulley (damper pulley) breaks?
- When there is an uncommon noise coming from the engine bay.
- When, under accelerating, there is an increasingly louder noise coming from the engine.
- When the engine vibrates more than usual whilst driving.
How long will a crankshaft pulley replacement take?
On average, crankshaft pulley replacement times can range from 1 hour to over 1.5 hours with an average of around 1 hours. The time that the job takes 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 a crankshaft pulley (damper pulley)?
Generally the crankshaft damper pulley can list the lifetime of the vehicle, wear and tear does occur so occasionally one may require replacement. Inside the crankshaft damper unit especially the rubber element is prone to deterioration due to being exposed to continuously changing conditions. If not addressed it can fail at a certain point and potentially lead to further more severe engine problems.
Should you experience problems like those noted earlier then it is important to have the crankshaft damper inspected and, if necessary, have it replaced.
Can you drive without a crankshaft pulley?
If you suspect there is any issue with your crankshaft pulley or there are concerns about its age or condition, book an inspection with a professional mechanic immediate effect and do not drive the vehicle. Driving with a faulty crankshaft pulley is not advisable as it can lead to lead further complications on your vehicle and potentially engine damage.
When should I replace the crankshaft pulley?
A crankshaft pulley is generally only replaced when it is faulty, there is no set replacement interval. If you experience an issue with the crankshaft pulley and are not sure whether it needs replacing then it is advisable to get help from a professional mechanic. They can identify exactly which part is at fault and advise on next steps.
What causes crankshaft pulley failure?
The crankshaft consists of two main elements; a metal mass element that reduces the acceleration of the vibrations and a rubber element that absorbs the vibrations. Over time the part can deteriorate leading to a crankshaft pulley failure.
Is a faulty crankshaft pulley an MOT failure?
Although a crankshaft pulley in itself is not a car part that is checked during an MOT, a failing crankshaft pulley can result in excessive vibration of the engine, and in severe cases the engine can stall or misfire. Since the crankshaft pulley drives various belts in an engine, it is critical to get it fixed prior to an MOT test to avoid risking an MOT failure.
What can cause a crankshaft pulley to break?
The crankshaft pulley and its associated components are subject to constant tension and high temperatures which can cause it to deteriorate over time and ultimately fail.
Another cause of a the crankshaft pulley breaking is a loss of tension in the belt that drives the pulley, or an impact to the pulley that exceeds its design limits.
What is the average lifespan of a crankshaft pulley?
A crankshaft pulley is designed to last the lifetime of the vehicle, however, in some cases it can unexpectedly break or fail especially due to issues accelerated wear and tear issues.
How much does it cost to replace a crankshaft pulley?
On average, a typical crankshaft pulley replacement costs £250, with prices ranging from £190 to £350. Ultimately, the cost of a crankshaft damper pulley replacement depends on your car and what parts your car's manufacturer recommends using for the replacement. Find out what you could save by having your crankshaft damper pulley replaced by ClickMechanic by selecting your car at the top of this page!
Check out the ClickMechanic price for a crankshaft pulley replacement. See the averages for different makes below. We consolidate industry standard data with millions of data points to give you the most accurate price. These estimates may include Crankshaft pulley. We have crankshaft pulley replacement prices for 37 different manufacturers.
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- Mitsubishi Fuso
- Ford US
- Great Wall
- Aston Martin
- London Taxi's International
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Mechanics that undertake crankshaft pulley work
- Buntingford Auto Service Ltd, Buntingford
- CLARKSON AUTO SERVICES, Edinburgh
- Car Services In Reading Ltd, Reading
- DP Motors, Cleveland
- Eastman Way Mot Center Ltd, London
- FEROX PRD LTD, Farnborough
- Goodguys Garage LTD, Rawreth
- JB-Justin Mobile Car Mechanic, Highbridge
- Kh Auto Services, Swindon
- LINGFIELD MOTOR COMPANY LIMITED, Lingfield
- Leeds Auto Centre-Maidstone Ltd, Canterbury
- M PRO DIAGNOSTICS, Dagenham