Top Mechanics For Glow Plugs Replacement & Repairs in Birmingham
Mobile mechanic in Birmingham, 10 years of experience
I have been repairing cars and vans on a daily basis for 10 years plus. I am a mobile mechanic so I make it easier and more convenient for customers , saving you time and head ache of getting booked into a g...
PAUL, BIRMINGHAM • 12th February 2023
Nissan Pulsar • Glow plugs replacement (all)
Garage in Birmingham, 9 years of experience
Mots class 4 5 and 7. All repair work servicing, brakes , tyres , exhaust and clutches.
LISA, BIRMINGHAM • 9th June 2022
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 ...
PHILIP, West Midlands • 4th March 2021
Vauxhall Insignia • Glow plugs replacement (all)
Garage in Birmingham, 20 years of experience
Sham's Autos began in 2002 as a business and through the years has developed a strong customer base and the garage has developed into what now is a 4 ramp workshop which includes an MOT ramp, we employ 4 ful...
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...
RONALD, Birmingham • 4th April 2020
Garage in Birmingham, 21 years of experience
I have over 2 decades of experience in the motor industry..
BARRY, Solihull • 18th November 2019
Garage in Birmingham, 30 years of experience
Has your car been giving you regular problems? Have you noticed a pipe leaking or engine overheating? Maybe it’s time you got your vehicle serviced. Who better to do it than the experts at R.P.S Garage Servi...
Mobile mechanic in Birmingham, 28 years of experience
I worked for a small garage for about ten years where I studied and learned under the existing mechanics, and then decided to set up my own garage. So, now I own my own garage with a transit van, I can do ne...
MATTHEW, WYTHALL • 24th December 2015
Renault Master II • Glow plugs replacement (all)
Garage serving Birmingham, 22 years of experience
Hi, my name is Darren Branch. I have been working on cars most of my life, with 21 years worth of PROFESSIONAL experience. I have long realised that it is not the actual garage that you should be putting yo...
ANTHONY, Rowley Regis • 15th December 2022
Garage serving Birmingham, 10 years of experience
I started out working at the garage where I did my apprenticeship, and eventually climbed the ladder to a management position. I am also currently doing subcontracting jobs and MOT testing. I am also running...
Mobile mechanic serving Birmingham, 25 years of experience
As a 17 year old i decided that i wanted a life in the Army, so i joined the Royal Engineers. On leaving the army i started working in the motor trade doing several jobs but mechanics was where i wanted to ...
GRAHAM, Walsall • 17th February 2021
Nissan Qashqai+2 • Glow plugs replacement (all)
Garage serving Birmingham, 14 years of experience
Welcome to Shaft Motors Ltd. We have worked with many makes and models cars and light commercial vans for many years. I personally have around 14 years experience from assistant mechanic to senior technici...
MICHAEL, West Midlands • 25th October 2021
Nissan Qashqai • Glow plugs replacement (all)
Garage serving Birmingham, 38 years of experience
I began my career with Ford where I completed my full apprenticeship and stayed with the business for around 2 years. I worked with VW for 8 years. I have also worked for other brands such as DAF trucks as ...
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KEITH, Cannock • 11th November 2019
Peugeot 307 SW • Glow plugs replacement (all)
Garage serving Birmingham, 6 years of experience
Passionate about what I do, offer the best I can to everyone. Many years of experience.
Mobile mechanic serving Birmingham, 28 years of experience
I began my career in 1988 with Browns Lane Garage in Coventry. I spent pretty much my whole career at the garage for around 29 years. I started out on a YTS scheme whilst also attending college and subseque...
IAN, Warwickshire • 13th November 2020
Nissan Qashqai • Glow plugs replacement (all)
Frequently asked questions about glow plugs replacement & repairs in Birmingham
Read our answers to questions about glow plugs replacement costs, symptoms and more.
What does a glow plugs replacement in Birmingham involve?
- The mechanic will pre-soak the glow plug threads with penetrating oil or similar and wait for it to take effect.
- Mechanic will then ease the glow plugs undone and remove them one by one
- New glow plugs will then be installed
- Engine start up will be tested and error codes cleared down
What are the symptoms of bad glow plugs?
You may experience some of the following symptoms
- Glow plug warning light flashing when the ignition is switched on
- Engine management warning light (EML) lit
- Struggling to start from cold
- Excessive fuel consumption while the engine warms up
How long will a glow plugs replacement take in Birmingham?
On average, glow plugs replacement times can range from 1 to 2 hours with an average of just over 1 hours. The time that the job takes 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.
Is a faulty glow plug an MOT failure?
Yes, a faulty glow plug may result in an MOT failure - if the glow plug warning light on the dashboard goes off after a few seconds then it will normally pass the MOT (this is a sign the plugs have heated up correctly). If the warning light continues to flash or illuminate on the dashboard, it could result in an MOT failure as your vehicle may experience emissions issues.
How do you know if your glow plugs need changing?
Some tell-tale signs that your glow plugs may need changing include:
- Engine misfiring
- Rough idling
- Decrease in fuel efficiency
- Difficulty starting the car (especially in cold weather)
- Dark or black-coloured exhaust smoke
Can Birmingham garages offer home collection and delivery for glow plugs replacement?
Yes, many garages in Birmingham are able to offer collection and delivery for a glow plugs replacement. 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 glow plugs replacement in Birmingham.
Can Birmingham mobile mechanics do glow plugs replacement at my home or office?
Yes, Birmingham mobile mechanics can do a glow plugs replacement 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 glow plugs replacement cost in Birmingham?
The average cost of a glow plugs replacement in Birmingham varies between £133 and £195, depending on your car's make and model. See the averages for different makes below. We consolidate industry standard data with millions of data points to give you the most accurate price.
These estimates may include Glow plug. We have quotes for the top 48 manufacturers.
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- Mitsubishi Fuso
- Ford US
- Great Wall
- Aston Martin
- London Taxi's International
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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Mechanics in and around Birmingham
- Aar Servicing And Accident Repair Group, Birmingham
- Acceler8 Motors, Birmingham
- Al-Badar Auto Tech, Birmingham
- Bakers Automotives, Birmingham
- Best Transmission Ltd, Birmingham
- Blundell Mobile Mechanics, Coventry
- Diesel Automotive, Oldbury
- Easy Autos Hagley, Stourbridge
- FCG MOTORS, Kingsheath
- Grease Monkeyz Uk Ltd, Wolverhampton
- Highgate Autos Midland Limited, Birmingham
- Hq Motors, Leicester
- ICH Auto Services Ltd, Wolverhampton
- JW Service And Repairs, Stourbridge
- Junction 1 Autos Solutions LTD, West Bromwich
- Kovac Services Ltd, Solihull
- LE Diagnostic And Repair, Willenhall
- MECHANICAL REPAIR CENTRE LIMITED, Walsall
- Rpm, Kidderminster
- Rps Garage Services Ltd, Birmingham
- S Y Motors Ltd., Balsall Heath, Birmingham
- Sajtechs Ltd, Solihull
- Shaft Motors Ltd, Bilston
- Sham's Autos, Birmingham