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387 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...



186 Reviews

The DPF & EGR Doc Ltd

Garage in Worksop , 10 years of experience

we are a family run business specialising in complex diagnostics issues and emissions problems including dpf filters we also have a fully equipped workshop to carry out general repairs and maintenance we are...



594 Reviews

Callzeemechanic

Garage in Saffron Walden, 30 years of experience

I started out in a VW franchise dealer in 1997 undertaking my apprenticeship. Having spent 4 years there I moved onto a more senior role at another VW franchise dealership where I spent another 3 years. Foll...


25th June 2015

MARK, Milton Keynes

Fiat Punto/Punto Classic • Exhaust manifold replacement


9 Reviews

DTC TECH

Garage in Birmingham, 5 years of experience

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60 Reviews

Al-Badar Auto Tech

Garage in Birmingham, 12 years of experience

I am a qualified Vehicle Technician, I carry out vehicle services, as well as basic mechanical repairs. I also have expertise in Engine/Gearbox work such as head gasket repairs, gearbox assembly and replacem...



370 Reviews

Talk Torque Limited

Garage in Birmingham, 17 years of experience

Talk Torque Ltd T/A Car Surgeon™ Car Surgeon™ is an auto repair facility dedicated to quality service and maintenance of general, high-end and performance vehicles at an affordable price. Many mainland...



66 Reviews

Smiths Repair & Mot Ltd

Garage in Birmingham, 9 years of experience

Mots class 4 5 and 7. All repair work servicing, brakes , tyres , exhaust and clutches.


26th September 2022

BRIGITTA, Solihull

Nissan Qashqai • Full Service


17 Reviews

VIOREL MECHANIC

Mobile mechanic in Birmingham, 5 years of experience

I have 5 years' experience working on cars. I am able to do all the repairs you need doing including, inspections, servicing, brakes, suspension, clutches, and much more. if the repair is small we can come o...



274 Reviews

O S Motors

Mobile mechanic in Birmingham, 12 years of experience

I have over 10 years experience in the motoring industry. I run my own business which involves both vehicle sales and inspections.



476 Reviews

Speedy Repairs Ltd

Mobile mechanic in Birmingham, 20 years of experience

I began my career with Formula 1 Auto Centres as a tyre & exhaust fitter for around 1 year. I wanted to gain my proper qualifications so I studied at college to gain my NVQ Level 2 and 3 and subsequently I...



16 Reviews

SMITHS FORD

Garage in Birmingham, 33 years of experience

We are fully equipped to carry out all services on all makes and models of car. Our mechanics and servicing staff have been trained to the highest standard and have years of experience in the motor trade. Wh...


22nd August 2022

CATHERINE, Solihull

Ford Fiesta • Full Service


25 Reviews

Westbrom Auto Engineering Ltd

Garage in Birmingham, 15 years of experience

We based in west Bromwich in high Street area we working in this profession for last 15 years we carried out all the minor and major work also we do mot class 4 light vehicles we give good and honest advice ...



1 Reviews

Rolfe Street A R C Ltd

Garage in Birmingham, 31 years of experience

We are an independant owned garage and have been established for over 31 years . We are an RAC Accredited Garage and we carry out all kinds of Mechanical repairs . We are also an Insurance Approved Bodysho...



162 Reviews

Bak Vag-Tech

Mobile mechanic in Birmingham, 12 years of experience

I began my career with my apprenticeship in Poland before coming to the UK. My first role in the UK was with 4 Cars in Yardley, Birmingham for 7 years before moving across to Whittaker Fleet Care for around ...


1st August 2022

ALI, HANDSWORTH

Alfa Romeo MiTo • Clutch master cylinder replacement

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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.

Is the exhaust manifold checked during an MOT?

Yes, the MOT tester will check both the exhaust system as well as the emissions coming from the exhaust system. If the manifold is found to have damage such as rust or cracks, the car will fail the MOT test.

 Does the exhaust manifold deteriorate with age?

Yes, an exhaust manifold can deteriorate with age as the location of it on the underside of the vehicle makes it prone ot wear and tear due to exposure to moisture, dirt and grime.

Can you drive with a broken exhaust manifold?

You can technically drive with a broken exhaust manifold, however, it is dangerous and also illegal. It can also cause further damage to the exhaust system that can be much more expensive to address if put off. If you're experiencing issues with the exhaust manifold, it's best to get it fixed or replaced as soon as possible.

 What is the average life of an exhaust manifold?

The average life of an exhaust manifold is around 100,000 miles but this number can vary depending on multiple factors such as driving habits and environmental conditions. If you notice any corrosion or damage to the exhaust manifold, it is best to have it checked as soon as possible as it's a vital part of the vehicle's exhaust system.

 What causes an exhaust manifold to break?

Even a small crack in the manifold, a hole in the manifold, or a leak in the exhaust manifold can cause it to malfunction. The exhaust manifold is exposed to temperate changes as it's heating and cooling constantly which can cause a strain on the structural integrity of the metal over time.

Is a bad exhaust manifold an MOT failure?

Yes, the exhaust can fail the MOT if there's a major leak, or if emissions are over the legal limit and deemed unsafe.

What happens if you don't replace exhaust manifold?

A leaky exhaust manifold can cause loss of power, reduced engine performance and can also cause expensive damage to the engine of the car. If you notice there is a leak or if the car struggles to accelarate, then it is highly recommended to get it checked out by a qualified mechanic to prevent further problems.

Is a faulty exhaust manifold gasket an MOT failure?

Yes, a faulty exhaust manifold gasket lead to an MOT failure if it blows and the leak of exhaust gases is deemed unsafe or leads to emissions issues. The exhaust manifold gasket seals the connection between the manifold and cylinder head to prevent any leakage of exhaust gases.

Can Birmingham garages offer home collection and delivery for exhaust manifold repair?

Yes, many garages in Birmingham are able to offer collection and delivery for a exhaust manifold repair. 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 exhaust manifold repair in Birmingham.

Can Birmingham mobile mechanics do exhaust manifold repair at my home or office?

Yes, Birmingham mobile mechanics can do an exhaust manifold repair 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 Exhaust Manifold repair cost in Birmingham?

The average cost of a Exhaust Manifold repair in Birmingham is on average between £219 and £396. Ultimately the cost for a Exhaust Manifold repair 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.

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Name ClickMechanic Click Mechanic average Franchise dealer estimate

Alfa Romeo

£456 £407 - £879 Get exact price

Audi

£454 £467 - £1,077 Get exact price

BMW

£408 £402 - £828 Get exact price

Chevrolet

£524 £158 - £1,196 Get exact price

Chrysler

£280 £412 - £506 Get exact price

Citroen

£390 £331 - £814 Get exact price

Dacia

£87 £155 - £155 Get exact price

Daewoo

£41 £95 - £95 Get exact price

Daihatsu

£333 £441 - £462 Get exact price

Fiat

£354 £260 - £721 Get exact price

Ford

£204 £183 - £474 Get exact price

Honda

£299 £301 - £659 Get exact price

Hyundai

£435 £203 - £931 Get exact price

Isuzu

£30 £44 - £94 Get exact price

Jaguar

£392 £503 - £962 Get exact price

Jeep

£704 £926 - £988 Get exact price

Kia

£224 £165 - £522 Get exact price

Land Rover

£315 £314 - £938 Get exact price

Lexus

£261 £241 - £705 Get exact price

Lotus

£54 £123 - £123 Get exact price

Mazda

£307 £324 - £672 Get exact price

Mercedes-Benz

£228 £297 - £515 Get exact price

MG

£48 £95 - £121 Get exact price

MINI

£174 £172 - £485 Get exact price

Mitsubishi

£237 £294 - £478 Get exact price

Nissan

£308 £215 - £668 Get exact price

Peugeot

£350 £278 - £762 Get exact price

Porsche

£834 £887 - £1,315 Get exact price

Renault

£372 £313 - £891 Get exact price

Rover

£133 £110 - £467 Get exact price

Saab

£357 £421 - £661 Get exact price

SEAT

£461 £287 - £1,126 Get exact price

Skoda

£488 £451 - £981 Get exact price

Smart

£298 £370 - £475 Get exact price

Subaru

£416 £308 - £785 Get exact price

Suzuki

£281 £182 - £629 Get exact price

Toyota

£166 £161 - £359 Get exact price

Vauxhall

£304 £220 - £670 Get exact price

Volkswagen

£356 £268 - £858 Get exact price

Volvo

£175 £236 - £362 Get exact price

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  • Metrocab
  • Hummer
  • Reva
  • Asia
  • TVR
  • Ferrari
  • Morgan
  • Buick
  • Lamborghini
  • Pontiac
  • Carbodies
  • 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 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.

£482.05

Exhaust manifold replacement

Porsche Cayenne
Birmingham
£139.51

Exhaust manifold gasket replacement

Vauxhall Corsa
Birmingham
£282.69

Exhaust manifold replacement

Ford Mondeo
Birmingham
£206.44

Exhaust manifold gasket replacement

Renault Megane
Birmingham