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4 Reviews

Technicaldan

Garage in Weston-Super-Mare, 21 years of experience

​Technicaldan is a small workshop providing a auto electrical, electronics and general technical diagnostics & repair service, ran by Danny Sorrell, who has over 21 years in the relevant trades. Technical...



47 Reviews

Carcraft

Garage in Bristol, 40 years of experience

Carcraft Servicing and repairs has been operating since 1980 The garage offers a 5 bay workshop and an additional MOT bay for class 4 testing. We offer alloy and steel welding inc alloy wheel repairs , servi...



30 Reviews

Nation Auto Mechanics Ltd

Garage in Bristol, 20 years of experience

Stockwood Lane Garage has been operating for over 20 years. In 2016 Keith Malik took the helm and we have been going from strength to strength ever since. We operate a 4 ramp workshop including an MOT ramp f...



369 Reviews

L&G Auto Mobile Mechanic

Garage in Bristol, 24 years of experience

I began my career on the YTS scheme through an independent Ford garage. I spent some time working in independent garages gaining experience on a range of makes & models. I moved into a dealership environmen...


19th July 2022

ANDREW, BRISTOL

Ford Focus • MOT with collection & delivery


158 Reviews

Westbourne Motors

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...



23 Reviews

Monster Dent

Garage in Bristol, 15 years of experience

We are an independent 5 star garage with high experienced technicians that will take care of your vehicle, we cover a wide range of repairs like: MOT repairs Servicing Air Con Regas Air Con Recharge Bra...



35 Reviews

Letang Auto Elctrical Ltd

Garage in Bristol, 9 years of experience

Lathaniel owns Letang Auto Electrics and the business has been operating since 2015 and branched out in mechanical repairs after specialising in tow-bars and auto electrics originally when the business first...


19th February 2022

JAMES, PATCHWAY

Skoda Fabia • MOT with collection & delivery


78 Reviews

Akb

Mobile mechanic in Bristol, 25 years of experience

I began my mechanic career with an Austin Rover dealership and in my time there it changed to Rover and I worked in the business for around 4 years. For a number of years I worked in various businesses doing...



39 Reviews

K And C Garage

Garage in Bristol, 14 years of experience

K & C Garage was formed in 2015 by Matt Roxburgh. Owner Matt has been in the trade for over 15 years working in various garages and comes with a wealth of experience and the team are all fully qualified to c...



35 Reviews

D&S Autos Bristol Ltd

Garage in Bristol, 22 years of experience

D & S Autos (Bristol) Ltd have been in operation for 20 years and counting! We service the local Bristol area. At D & S Autos (Bristol) Ltd, our experts will provide you with top quality vehicle servicing to...



22 Reviews

The Mot Station

Garage in Bristol, 10 years of experience

The MOT Station has been around for 10 years but has had a name change but still offers the same great service and is ran by Simon Trotman, The MOT Station offers full workshop facilities with a 3 ramp work...


20th October 2021

BADER, Gloucestershire

Honda Civic • MOT with collection & delivery


14 Reviews

Td Garage Services Ltd

Garage in Bristol, 16 years of experience

At TD Garage Services Ltd, we take care of all car makes and models. Whether you have a Ford, a Fiat, a Honda or a BMW, you can trust us to carry out all the work in a skilled & professional manner. We have ...



5 Reviews

R E Vehicle Services

Mobile mechanic in Bristol, 18 years of experience

At R E VEHICLE SERVICES, it’s our dedication to our customers and our service that differentiates us from others don't be fooled by people offering cheep mobile repairs for cash by un qualified and un insure...



32 Reviews

Chris Palmer Auto Services Ltd

Garage in Bristol, 30 years of experience

Chris Palmer Motor Sport has been operating for over 20 years and although we are Subaru specialists we work on all makes/models & repairs. The team are all fully qualified up to City & Guilds Level 3 for yo...



13 Reviews

S&l Auto's

Mobile mechanic in Bristol, 16 years of experience

I began my career with a VW/Audi specialist in Redland (Bristol) called Karley Kars where I completed my apprenticeship and was with the business for just over 4 years. I moved to work with Bristol Audi for ...


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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 Bristol garages offer home collection and delivery for exhaust manifold repair?

Yes, many garages in Bristol 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 Bristol.

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

Yes, Bristol 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 Bristol?

The average cost of a Exhaust Manifold repair in Bristol is on average between £223 and £408. Ultimately the cost for a Exhaust Manifold repair in Bristol 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 Bristol. 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

£461 £417 - £893 Get exact price

Audi

£466 £488 - £1,113 Get exact price

BMW

£414 £413 - £848 Get exact price

Chevrolet

£527 £163 - £1,203 Get exact price

Chrysler

£286 £427 - £522 Get exact price

Citroen

£395 £340 - £831 Get exact price

Dacia

£90 £162 - £162 Get exact price

Daewoo

£44 £100 - £101 Get exact price

Daihatsu

£336 £447 - £469 Get exact price

Fiat

£358 £265 - £733 Get exact price

Ford

£209 £189 - £487 Get exact price

Honda

£306 £310 - £679 Get exact price

Hyundai

£437 £207 - £938 Get exact price

Isuzu

£32 £47 - £100 Get exact price

Jaguar

£406 £525 - £1,005 Get exact price

Jeep

£709 £938 - £1,004 Get exact price

Kia

£228 £172 - £534 Get exact price

Land Rover

£328 £331 - £984 Get exact price

Lexus

£269 £247 - £739 Get exact price

Lotus

£57 £130 - £130 Get exact price

Mazda

£314 £335 - £693 Get exact price

Mercedes-Benz

£234 £310 - £535 Get exact price

MG

£51 £100 - £128 Get exact price

MINI

£181 £180 - £506 Get exact price

Mitsubishi

£242 £305 - £493 Get exact price

Nissan

£312 £221 - £680 Get exact price

Peugeot

£355 £287 - £778 Get exact price

Porsche

£839 £897 - £1,330 Get exact price

Renault

£380 £325 - £917 Get exact price

Rover

£139 £115 - £495 Get exact price

Saab

£363 £432 - £678 Get exact price

SEAT

£469 £298 - £1,154 Get exact price

Skoda

£495 £461 - £1,003 Get exact price

Smart

£301 £378 - £483 Get exact price

Subaru

£418 £314 - £791 Get exact price

Suzuki

£284 £189 - £639 Get exact price

Toyota

£169 £166 - £369 Get exact price

Vauxhall

£308 £227 - £683 Get exact price

Volkswagen

£363 £278 - £882 Get exact price

Volvo

£179 £244 - £376 Get exact price

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  • 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 Bristol

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.

£145.37

Exhaust manifold gasket replacement

Ford Focus
Bristol
£592.80

Exhaust manifold replacement

BMW Z4
Bristol
£87.42

Exhaust manifold gasket replacement

Vauxhall Astra
Bristol
£896.56

Exhaust manifold replacement

BMW X5
Bristol