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246 Reviews

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4th May 2018
“Darren was polite quick and informative. He did the job well, I can’t fault him.”

RUTH

Vauxhall Astra • Ignition coil replacement (all)

16th January 2018
“Darren was punctual and did a great job on our car.Although the fault was not apparent after all the initial checks ,he was very methodical and patient.We managed to recreate the problem on road conditions. Once fault detected ,he ensured all checks were carried out and found out the root cause of the problem.Great job !Will recommend Darren for any future jobs.“
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Volkswagen up! • General Diagnostic


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Md Miah

London , 7 years of experience


29th April 2018
“Mohammed had a good impression, extremely friendly and showed full knowledge. 100% recommend work from Mohammed.”

KESHAM

Vauxhall Corsa • Ignition coil replacement

25th September 2017
“Mohammed was excellent, I am very happy with the work he did on my car. The service was friendly quick and hassle free. I would recommend this service to any one of my friends, and will use it again.”

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Chrysler Sebring • MOT with collection & delivery


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Eastlake Garage

Bridgend , 10 years of experience


25th April 2018
“Well happy with the service. Arrived within the time slot, received and sent a text to say they were on the way. Very friendly mechanic and informative about what he was doing.”

CERYS

Ford Focus C-MAX • Ignition coil replacement

28th April 2018
“Alex was prompt, friendly & helpful. Pleased with work done & would use again”

SARA

Audi A1 • Brake discs replacement - rear (both)


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Automotion

Cheshunt , 22 years of experience


2nd April 2018
“Steven was really good. His work was professional and very kind explanation given.
I will want him for future repair.”

HIROMOTO

BMW 3 Series • Ignition coil replacement

12th September 2016
“Steve was very punctual & polite & advised us what he was doing every step of the way & showed us all the parts he had replaced & we would definitely use him again & would most definitely recommend him

He also did a follow up call a couple of days later to make sure that all was good with the car :)“

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26th March 2018
“Luke was on time, friendly and knew his trade. would use him again. if all your mechanics are as good as him, your customers have nothing to worry about.”

TERRY

Vauxhall Corsa • Ignition coil replacement

28th February 2017
“We booked Luke to carry out a Pre-Purchase inspection. He was extremely thorough in his examination and successfully identified a major fault with the vehicle which saved us close to £1000 in potential future repair bills.

Highly recommended service!“

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Volvo V50 • Pre-purchase Inspection

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How much does an Ignition Coil 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
Car2001 SEAT Leon Franchise Dealer Est.£73 - £121 Independent Garage Est.£49 - £89 ClickMechanic Est.£49 - £90 Saving28%
Car2005 Ford Fiesta Franchise Dealer Est.£78 - £128 Independent Garage Est.£53 - £94 ClickMechanic Est.£54 - £95 Saving28%
Car2007 Peugeot 407 Franchise Dealer Est.£84 - £171 Independent Garage Est.£64 - £137 ClickMechanic Est.£64 - £137 Saving21%
Car2012 MINI Mini Coupe Franchise Dealer Est.£97 - £110 Independent Garage Est.£51 - £63 ClickMechanic Est.£52 - £63 Saving44%
Car2002 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Franchise Dealer Est.£73 - £87 Independent Garage Est.£42 - £54 ClickMechanic Est.£42 - £54 Saving39%

Want to learn more about Ignition Coil replacements?

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

What does an Ignition Coil do?

The ignition coil is a component of the ignition system. It is essentially an induction coil, an electrical transformer, that produces a very high voltage current from the battery's 12V low voltage current. Generally it produces around 50,000 volts.

The high voltage current is necessary for the spark plugs to create a spark and ignite the fuel in the engine's cylinders.
Most new cars have one small ignition coil for each spark plug (mainly because newer cars do not have a distributor, ignition is regulated electronically). Older cars will have one (or even two) ignition coils for all spark plugs.

How do you know there is something wrong with an Ignition Coil?

  • When the electrical connectors have corroded.
  • When the car's fuel consumption is higher than usual.
  • When the engine misfires and does not run smoothly.
  • When the 'Check Engine' light is on.
  • When the car idles rough (unsmooth idling of the engine).
  • When the car fails an emissions test on an elevated level of hydrocarbons.
  • When the car does not start.

When should you consider a Ignition Coil replacement?

Over time, an ignition coil can wear out due to general use. Additionally the coil can malfunction due to bad ignition leads that prevent an adequate current to flow through the leads; the extra resistance that occurs then can damage the coil. It is therefore important to have the ignition leads measured for resistance too when the coil is faulty, to prevent the a similar problem with a new ignition coil. Professional and timely maintenance is essential to prevent further damage.

Should you experience problems with an ignition coil then it is advisable to have it inspected and, if necessary, have it replaced. Remember, always service the ignition coil as and when stipulated in the guidelines set out by your car's manufacturer.

What happens during an Ignition Coil replacement?

  • Mechanic will read the ECU for possible fault codes related to the ignition system.
  • Mechanic will inspect the ignition system and ignition coil, in the case of Coil-On-Plug coils each individual lead and coil will be tested.
  • If necessary, the mechanic will replace the damaged ignition coil(s).
  • Mechanic will advise if any other parts need to be replaced (like the ignition leads).
  • Mechanic will inspect the ignition system again and, if necessary, test drive the car.

How much does an Ignition Coil Replacement cost?

The cost of replacing the ignition coils depend on your car and what parts your car's manufacturer recommends using for the replacement. Find out what you could save by having an ignition coils replaced by ClickMechanic, by selecting your car at the top of this page!

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