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Want to learn more about Exhaust Manifold repairs?

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

What does an Exhaust Manifold Gasket do?

The exhaust manifold gasket is a thin layer of material (usually from metal) that is sandwiched in between the exhaust manifold and the engine. It seals this connection, preventing prevents leaks as well as securing the pressure inside the exhaust ports.

What does an exhaust manifold repair involve?

  • Mechanic will inspect the exhaust manifold and the gasket.
  • If necessary, the mechanic will replace the gasket.
  • Replacing the gasket entails removing the exhaust manifold (and reinstalling it).
  • Mechanic will advise if any other parts need to be replaced.
  • Mechanic will again check for any leaks around manifold and test drive the car.

Can I do an exhaust manifold replacement myself?

Unless you are a qualified mechanic with the required skills, training and equipment to do the job, we strongly recommend an exhaust manifold 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 are the symptoms of a bad exhaust manifold?

  • When the 'Check Engine' light is on.
  • When the engine doesn't perform as usual (car does not rev freely etc.)
  • When dirt has built up around the area of the exhaust manifold.
  • When there is a smell or (in extreme cases) smoke coming from the engine bay.
  • When the engine makes more noise than usual.

How long does it take to replace an exhaust manifold?

An exhaust manifold replacement usually takes around 2 hours, but can take less or 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 exhaust manifold?

Due to the extreme temperature fluctuations inside the engine (during the combustion cycles the engine cools and heats continuously) it means that the exhaust manifold is especially prone to wear. It can be that the exhaust manifold develops a crack over time or, alternatively a leak can occur due to a broken mounting bolt. All this can lead to reduced performance (as the engine's vacuum is interrupted).

Should you experience problems like those noted earlier it is important to have the exhaust manifold inspected. It could be that, in those cases, the exhaust manifold should be replaced. Always remember to replace the exhaust manifold as and when stipulated in the guidelines set out by your car's manufacturer.

What does an Exhaust Manifold Gasket do?

The exhaust manifold gasket is a thin layer of material (usually from metal) that is sandwiched in between the exhaust manifold and the engine. It seals this connection, preventing prevents leaks as well as securing the pressure inside the exhaust ports.

What does an exhaust manifold gasket replacement involve?

  • Mechanic will inspect the exhaust manifold and the gasket.
  • If necessary, the mechanic will replace the gasket.
  • Replacing the gasket entails removing the exhaust manifold (and reinstalling it).
  • Mechanic will advise if any other parts need to be replaced.
  • Mechanic will again check for any leaks around manifold and test drive the car.

Can I do an exhaust manifold replacement myself?

Unless you are a qualified mechanic with the required skills, training and equipment to do the job, we strongly recommend an exhaust manifold 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 are the symptoms of a leaking exhaust manifold gasket?

  • When the 'Check Engine' light is on.
  • When the engine doesn't perform as usual (car does not rev freely etc.)
  • When dirt has built up around the area of the exhaust manifold.
  • When there is a smell or (in extreme cases) smoke coming from the engine bay.
  • When the engine makes more noise than usual.
  • When there is a ticking noise coming from the engine.

How long does it take to replace an exhaust manifold gasket?

An exhaust manifold replacement usually takes around 2 hours, but can take less or 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 exhaust manifold gasket?

Over time, a gasket can start to leak due to wear. The extreme temperature fluctuations at the exhaust manifold mean it is especially prone to deterioration.

Should you experience problems with the gasket then it is important to have the exhaust manifold inspected. If necessary, the exhaust manifold gasket should be replaced. Always remember to replace the gasket as and when stipulated in the guidelines set out by your car's manufacturer.

How much does it cost to replace an exhaust manifold gasket?

Prices for an exhaust manifold gasket replacement can range from £150 to £200 with an average cost of £170. Ultimately, the cost of an exhaust manifold gasket 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 exhaust manifold gasket replaced by ClickMechanic by selecting your car at the top of this page!

Can you drive with an exhaust manifold leak?

If you suspect there is a leak or issue on your exhaust manifold or there are concerns about its condition, book an inspection with a professional mechanic as soon as possible, driving the vehicle may lead to further complications.

Can you drive with a bad exhaust manifold gasket?

If you suspect there is any issue with your vehicle's exhaust manifold gasket or there are concerns about its age or condition, book an inspection with a professional mechanic as soon as possible, driving the vehicle may lead to further complications.

How much does it cost to replace an exhaust manifold?

On average, a typical exhaust manifold change can vary widely from £150 to over £1000. Ultimately, the cost of an exhaust manifold replacement depends on your car's make and model, your location and the recommended parts for the replacement. Find out what you can save by selecting your car at the top of this page!

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40 manufacturers for Exhaust Manifold Repair

Name ClickMechanic Click Mechanic average Franchise dealer estimate

Alfa Romeo

£573 £421 - £900 Get exact price

Audi

£541 £498 - £1,130 Get exact price

BMW

£524 £418 - £857 Get exact price

Chevrolet

£454 £166 - £1,206 Get exact price

Chrysler

£329 £434 - £529 Get exact price

Citroen

£430 £344 - £839 Get exact price

Dacia

£94 £165 - £165 Get exact price

Daewoo

£51 £103 - £104 Get exact price

Daihatsu

£387 £450 - £472 Get exact price

Fiat

£429 £267 - £738 Get exact price

Ford

£271 £193 - £494 Get exact price

Honda

£344 £315 - £688 Get exact price

Hyundai

£450 £209 - £941 Get exact price

Isuzu

£34 £48 - £102 Get exact price

Jaguar

£518 £535 - £1,025 Get exact price

Jeep

£799 £943 - £1,011 Get exact price

Kia

£257 £175 - £540 Get exact price

Land Rover

£459 £338 - £1,005 Get exact price

Lexus

£315 £250 - £755 Get exact price

Lotus

£70 £133 - £133 Get exact price

Mazda

£365 £341 - £702 Get exact price

Mercedes-Benz

£279 £316 - £544 Get exact price

MG

£64 £103 - £132 Get exact price

MINI

£238 £184 - £516 Get exact price

Mitsubishi

£302 £310 - £499 Get exact price

Nissan

£379 £223 - £686 Get exact price

Peugeot

£374 £291 - £786 Get exact price

Porsche

£897 £901 - £1,337 Get exact price

Renault

£448 £331 - £930 Get exact price

Rover

£119 £117 - £507 Get exact price

Saab

£431 £438 - £686 Get exact price

SEAT

£494 £303 - £1,167 Get exact price

Skoda

£584 £465 - £1,014 Get exact price

Smart

£408 £381 - £487 Get exact price

Subaru

£470 £316 - £794 Get exact price

Suzuki

£297 £192 - £644 Get exact price

Toyota

£201 £169 - £373 Get exact price

Vauxhall

£332 £230 - £690 Get exact price

Volkswagen

£445 £283 - £893 Get exact price

Volvo

£199 £248 - £382 Get exact price

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  • DS
  • Mitsubishi Fuso
  • Moskvich
  • Bentley
  • Cadillac
  • LDV
  • Ford US
  • Aixam
  • Austin
  • Daimler
  • Dodge
  • FSO
  • Iveco
  • Maybach
  • Rolls-Royce
  • Santana
  • Tata
  • Great Wall
  • Piaggio
  • Perodua
  • Infiniti
  • Aston Martin
  • Lada
  • Lancia
  • Maserati
  • Proton
  • Ssangyong
  • London Taxi's International

Estimates on repair costs, such as the above results for an exhaust manifold repair, 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 Exhaust Manifold repair quotes

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.

£81.27

Exhaust manifold replacement

MINI Mini
Camberley
£458.17

Exhaust manifold replacement

Honda Jazz
Reading
£109.48

Exhaust manifold gasket replacement

Vauxhall Astra
Windsor
£1,197.22

Exhaust manifold replacement

Fiat Punto
London