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Frequently asked questions about BMW exhaust manifold repair & replacements

Read our answers to questions about exhaust manifold repair costs, symptoms and more.

What does an exhaust manifold repair on my BMW 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.

What are the symptoms of a bad BMW 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 on my BMW?

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 my BMW 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 replacement on my BMW 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.

What are the symptoms of a leaking BMW 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 on my BMW?

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 my BMW 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 on BMW?

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!

What is the average life of BMW exhaust manifolds?

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 BMW exhaust manifolds 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.

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

Yes, many local garages are able to offer collection and delivery for a exhaust manifold repair on your BMW. 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 on your BMW.

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

Yes, mobile mechanics can do an exhaust manifold repair at your home or office on your BMW, 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 BMW exhaust manifold repair cost?

The cost for a BMW exhaust manifold repair depends on the model of your BMW. See the averages for different models below. We use industry standard data & millions of data points so you know what you should be paying.

These estimates may include Exhaust manifold gasket, Exhaust manifold gasket, Manifold to downpipe gasket, Exhaust manifold, Exhaust manifold, Exhaust manifold gasket, Manifold to downpipe gasket, Exhaust manifold and/or Exhaust manifold gasket.

Name Average Cost
BMW 1 Series £607 Get exact price
BMW 3 Series £472 Get exact price
BMW 4 Series £406 Get exact price
BMW 5 Series £565 Get exact price
BMW 6 Series £800 Get exact price
BMW 7 Series £282 Get exact price
BMW X1 £568 Get exact price
BMW X3 £510 Get exact price
BMW X5 £403 Get exact price
BMW X6 £1126 Get exact price
BMW Z3 £180 Get exact price
BMW Z4 £942 Get exact price

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  • BMW 8 Series
  • BMW Z8
  • BMW i3
  • BMW i8
  • BMW X4
  • BMW 2 Series

Estimates on average repair costs, such as the above results for an exhaust manifold repair, are based on ClickMechanic's quote data which combines multiple third-party sources. Actual costs may vary. We provide estimates on average 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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