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BMW 1 Series • Glow plugs replacement (all)

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“Greg wasn't able to make the booked slot of 14:00 - 16:00. However, I cannot fault his communication. He confirmed he was running late and did arrive within the reorganised slot. Throughout the work he carried out he was communicative and informative. The work appears to be carried out to a high standard and I hope I this is now all resolved.“
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How much does a Glow Plugs replacement cost?

Labour times and part prices vary depending on the particular vehicle, but to give you an idea here are some examples.

Car Franchise Dealer estimate Independent Garage estimate ClickMechanic ClickMechanic Saving
Car2006 BMW X3 Franchise Dealer Est.£275 - £338 Independent Garage Est.£125 - £178 ClickMechanic Est.£126 - £179 Saving50%
Car2010 Fiat Punto Evo Franchise Dealer Est.£109 - £162 Independent Garage Est.£82 - £126 ClickMechanic Est.£82 - £126 Saving22%
Car2002 Volkswagen Polo Franchise Dealer Est.£171 - £198 Independent Garage Est.£96 - £119 ClickMechanic Est.£97 - £120 Saving41%
Car2004 Ford Focus C-MAX Franchise Dealer Est.£219 - £267 Independent Garage Est.£138 - £179 ClickMechanic Est.£140 - £180 Saving34%
Car2005 Toyota Avensis Franchise Dealer Est.£164 - £185 Independent Garage Est.£125 - £141 ClickMechanic Est.£125 - £142 Saving23%

Want to learn more about Glow Plugs replacements?

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

What does a glow plugs do?

Glow plugs are fitted to diesel cars only. Similar to spark plugs in petrol cars, they ignite the air-fuel mixture in the engine. Instead of building to a sudden spark, the glow plugs slowly heat up until they are at a point where they can naturally combust the air-fuel mixture in each cylinder. This allows the engine to work more efficiently and results in lower carbon emissions.

How do you know there is something wrong with the glow plugs?

Glow plugs start your car, and remain hot to keep the engine working. A problem with the glow plugs will usually mean you can't start your vehicle, or the engine is less efficient. This depends on the number of cylinders affected, but you will notice a loss in miles per gallon and higher emissions.

When should you consider a glow plugs replacement?

Glow plugs, like spark plugs, should be maintained according to the manufacturer recommended service schedule. This will mean that the glow plugs are usually replaced every few years, and it will help keep the rest of your vehicle running just as smoothly.

What happens during a glow plugs replacement?

A mechanic will come to remove and replace the old glow plugs. The operation of the engine will be checked and if required the car will be taken for a test drive, to check if any adjustments are needed.

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44 manufacturers for Glow Plugs Replacement

Name Clickmechanic Click mechanic average Independent garage estimate Franchise dealer estimate

Alfa Romeo

Parts costs: £96 - £152

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 214

£155

£124 - £172

£177 - £252

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Audi

Parts costs: £86 - £148

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 1485

£158

£121 - £169

£194 - £265

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Bentley

Parts costs: £3581 - £4297

Labour time: 1-2 hours

# of quotes: 2

£3645

£3635 - £3635

£4404 - £4404

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BMW

Parts costs: £107 - £205

Labour time: 1-2 hours

# of quotes: 3589

£213

£170 - £251

£312 - £439

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Chevrolet

Parts costs: £92 - £125

Labour time: 0-2 hours

# of quotes: 26

£163

£132 - £190

£191 - £296

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Chrysler

Parts costs: £127 - £179

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 331

£176

£142 - £195

£185 - £276

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Citroen

Parts costs: £70 - £103

Labour time: 0-2 hours

# of quotes: 1487

£151

£115 - £162

£166 - £241

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Dacia

Parts costs: £97 - £117

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 4

£130

£117 - £143

£157 - £207

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Daewoo

Parts costs: £59 - £71

Labour time: 1-2 hours

# of quotes: 2

£111

£115 - £115

£182 - £182

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Dodge

Parts costs: £102 - £203

Labour time: 0-2 hours

# of quotes: 14

£170

£148 - £225

£213 - £314

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Fiat

Parts costs: £79 - £162

Labour time: 0-2 hours

# of quotes: 1235

£166

£120 - £191

£163 - £255

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Ford

Parts costs: £73 - £109

Labour time: 0-2 hours

# of quotes: 3812

£141

£119 - £162

£169 - £235

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Honda

Parts costs: £160 - £214

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 147

£204

£176 - £224

£222 - £301

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Hyundai

Parts costs: £131 - £212

Labour time: 0-2 hours

# of quotes: 172

£225

£176 - £242

£238 - £329

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Isuzu

Parts costs: £157 - £341

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 19

£257

£199 - £330

£271 - £432

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Iveco

Parts costs: £122 - £156

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 12

£175

£153 - £176

£207 - £247

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Jaguar

Parts costs: £74 - £115

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 279

£148

£120 - £146

£211 - £250

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Jeep

Parts costs: £108 - £174

Labour time: 0-2 hours

# of quotes: 210

£184

£153 - £241

£226 - £379

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Kia

Parts costs: £144 - £212

Labour time: 0-2 hours

# of quotes: 234

£216

£189 - £242

£253 - £328

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Land Rover

Parts costs: £90 - £150

Labour time: 0-2 hours

# of quotes: 1211

£185

£136 - £206

£220 - £349

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LDV

Parts costs: £145 - £191

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 88

£189

£189 - £209

£262 - £291

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Lexus

Parts costs: £141 - £188

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 4

£196

£180 - £202

£274 - £308

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Mazda

Parts costs: £73 - £238

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 117

£171

£93 - £244

£127 - £327

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Mercedes-Benz

Parts costs: £61 - £213

Labour time: 0-2 hours

# of quotes: 2150

£200

£107 - £248

£195 - £402

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MG

Parts costs: £94 - £183

Labour time: 1-4 hours

# of quotes: 14

£215

£145 - £335

£214 - £546

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MINI

Parts costs: £78 - £236

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 130

£183

£122 - £242

£215 - £361

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Mitsubishi

Parts costs: £96 - £156

Labour time: 0-2 hours

# of quotes: 173

£190

£141 - £196

£199 - £279

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Nissan

Parts costs: £80 - £149

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 687

£153

£105 - £170

£142 - £233

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Peugeot

Parts costs: £71 - £109

Labour time: 0-2 hours

# of quotes: 1176

£156

£116 - £187

£172 - £294

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Peugeot Talbot

Parts costs: £80 - £95

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 4

£103

£105 - £105

£144 - £144

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Porsche

Parts costs: £129 - £703

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 13

£338

£154 - £631

£204 - £794

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Renault

Parts costs: £71 - £139

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 1411

£135

£97 - £162

£131 - £221

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Rover

Parts costs: £57 - £115

Labour time: 1-4 hours

# of quotes: 22

£190

£107 - £263

£169 - £447

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Saab

Parts costs: £103 - £139

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 257

£148

£133 - £162

£184 - £230

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SEAT

Parts costs: £86 - £133

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 479

£142

£121 - £157

£170 - £219

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Skoda

Parts costs: £86 - £132

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 296

£141

£111 - £155

£151 - £218

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Smart

Parts costs: £90 - £171

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 24

£164

£136 - £188

£199 - £262

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Ssangyong

Parts costs: £118 - £158

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 108

£167

£143 - £177

£192 - £248

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Subaru

Parts costs: £143 - £349

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 10

£265

£182 - £336

£245 - £434

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Suzuki

Parts costs: £78 - £121

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 71

£142

£111 - £151

£147 - £203

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Toyota

Parts costs: £121 - £186

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 371

£186

£147 - £201

£194 - £274

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Vauxhall

Parts costs: £92 - £166

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 4935

£210

£133 - £184

£182 - £246

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Volkswagen

Parts costs: £77 - £134

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 2521

£148

£112 - £157

£170 - £234

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Volvo

Parts costs: £83 - £150

Labour time: 0-2 hours

# of quotes: 457

£161

£119 - £211

£181 - £347

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  • DS
  • Mitsubishi Fuso
  • Moskvich
  • Cadillac
  • Ford US
  • Aixam
  • Austin
  • Daimler
  • FSO
  • Maybach
  • Rolls-Royce
  • Santana
  • Tata
  • Great Wall
  • Piaggio
  • Perodua
  • Infiniti
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  • Lada
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  • Maserati
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Estimates on repair costs, such as the above results for a glow plugs replacement, 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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