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Top Mechanics For Glow Plugs Replacement & Repairs in Surrey

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Garage in Surrey, 15 years of experience

AUTOMECH offers a comprehensive range of automotive services tailored to meet the needs of every vehicle. From routine maintenance such as oil changes, brake inspections, and tire rotations to complex engine...

38 Reviews

Garage in Surrey, 13 years of experience

I am the owner of a MOT and repair garage and I have been a level 3 fully qualified mechanic for 13 years. I am also a fully trained MOT Tester and level 3 qualified in Electric and hybrid vehicles.

73 Reviews

Garage in Surrey, 15 years of experience

Mobile mechanic, pick up and drop off car if extended repair needed, full diagnostic, full service, clutch, suspension, engine repair, cam belt, DPF cleaning, brakes, exhaust and more.

4 Reviews

Garage in Surrey, 5 years of experience

I have worked in a number of industries, from agricultural to railway engineering, and as such I have gained a wealth of experience across a range of disciplines. I have also worked in education as a college...

148 Reviews

Garage in Surrey, 16 years of experience

We are a fully mobile vehicle repair/diagnostics service. With 15 years experience you can rely on us to come to you to save you any hassle of visiting a garage. We use the latest diagnostic technology to...

13 Reviews

Garage in Surrey, 25 years of experience

Established in 1976 and with garages across Croydon and its surrounding areas, we are your friendly and reliable local mechanics for all of your motoring needs.

314 Reviews

Garage in Surrey, 25 years of experience

DK Autos specialise in all aspects of vehicle repairs, servicing and MOT's, with 24hour recovery breakdown service. We offer a vehicle collection and return service for all of our customers. We appreciate ...

572 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Surrey, 11 years of experience

Shahid is very passionate about mechanics and is keen to deliver the best service possible. He was brought into the mechanics world by his father, whom owed his own garage. After completing his qualificat...

54 Reviews

Garage in Surrey, 30 years of experience

I have more than 25 years experience in repairing cars and vans. Some of the services we do include Engine Service, Brakes, Tyres, Clutches, Timing Belts and so much more. We are also able to offer body work...

645 Reviews

Garage in Surrey, 12 years of experience

I started my career with Kwik-Fit when I was 16 for a number of years understanding the trade. I moved to work for a few independent garages for around 4 years before working with Vauxhall for 3 years and su...

4 Reviews

Garage in Surrey, 10 years of experience

Welcome to RB Car Care & MOT Centre Our Services: Servicing & MOT testing Routine maintenance, including tyres, car batteries, clutches, exhausts and brakes Additional services, including air cond...

106 Reviews

Garage in Surrey, 10 years of experience

Florian has over 10 years experience as a mechanic and worked with a main dealer in Italy for 4 years. He moved to England, where he opened his own company in London. Florian covers a large portion of Londo...

Frequently asked questions about glow plugs replacement & repairs in Surrey

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

What does a glow plugs replacement in Surrey 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 Surrey?

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 Surrey garages offer home collection and delivery for glow plugs replacement?

Yes, many garages in Surrey 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 Surrey.

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

Yes, Surrey 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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