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Top Mechanics For Glow Plugs Replacement & Repairs in St Austell

85 Reviews

Garage serving St Austell, 34 years of experience

I have been in the automotive repair industry for 34 years. I first began to learn the trade in 1986. I worked with Volvo until 2004, learning the industry and gaining experience. I have also worked for vau...

19 Reviews

Garage serving St Austell, 10 years of experience

Here at A&F we offer a wide range of vehicle repairs: -Servicing -Brakes -Clutches -Suspension -Tracking -Tyre's -Diagnostics. With a combined 15 years at dealership garages. we can cover all your vehicle re...

357 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving St Austell, 25 years of experience

Andy Tomkins mobile mechanic I carry out all forms of on site vehicle repair work and servicing on all makes and models around the Cornwall and Devon area. I have been working in this industry for over 2...

20 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving St Austell, 6 years of experience

Worked in accident repair/mechanics for about 6 years. Made the transition to just mechanics in the last 3 years whilst doing private work for mostly friends and family.

79 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Exeter, 36 years of experience

I have been in the trade for over 38 years, and I have served my time as opposed to going down the academic route. I was originally involved with the Hometune franchise for a number of years before the franc...

7 Reviews

Garage serving St Austell, 13 years of experience

CJS Vehicle Repairs offers a wide range of car mechanic services, including engine diagnostics, brake repairs, oil changes, and general vehicle maintenance to keep your car running smoothly.

16 Reviews

Garage serving St Austell, 15 years of experience

15 years experience as a mechanic working in independents,main dealer,prestigious and volume brands. Extensive knowledge of old and modern vehicles.

1 Reviews

Garage serving St Austell, 19 years of experience

19 years experience dealing with a large range of makes and models, anything from cars up to HGV vehicles. Servicing, repairs, diagnostics and more.

8 Reviews

Garage serving St Austell, 18 years of experience

I have over 18 years experience within the Motor Trade. I’m happy to carry all types of work including Servicing and repairs MOT’s Welding Suspension work Clutches Diagnostic checks Brakes Tyres...

62 Reviews

Garage serving St Austell, 20 years of experience

We are mobile mechanics based within Mid Cornwall serving the County for all of your mechanical needs including; Breakdowns, Clutch replacement, Servicing, Welding, MOT repairs, Brakes, Tyres and Diagnostics...

49 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving St Austell, 22 years of experience

I completed my apprenticeship at a BMW independent garage in Coventry and spent 6 years building great knowledge before moving to Rugby Autobodies as a mechanic for 2 years then moved to EvoBus (bus/coach di...

26 Reviews

Garage serving St Austell, 15 years of experience

I began my career in computers and IT before taking a career change and worked in diagnostics from 2007 as a specialist and over the years integrated mechanics into the business and in 2012 the business was ...

26 Reviews

Garage serving St Austell, 18 years of experience

I began my career studying Automotive Engineering in School and then went onto college. My first job was at St just garage and I've had many other jobs since then. I have worked in a few fast-fit garages to...

6 Reviews

Garage serving St Austell, 16 years of experience

16 years of mechanical experience, can deal with most mechanical issues. passionate about what i do.

Frequently asked questions about glow plugs replacement & repairs in St Austell

Read our answers to questions about glow plugs replacement costs, symptoms and more.

What does a glow plugs replacement in St Austell 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 St Austell?

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 St Austell garages offer home collection and delivery for glow plugs replacement?

Yes, many garages in St Austell 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 St Austell.

Can St Austell mobile mechanics do glow plugs replacement at my home or office?

Yes, St Austell 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.

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