Top Mechanics For Oil Sump Gasket Replacement & Repairs
Garage in Cleethorpes, 10 years of experience
I've been a mobile mechanic 3 years now. Previously worked for major dealerships as a master technician. No job is too big for me
TIM • 10th March 2023
Garage in Bristol, 15 years of experience
4 years at a BMW specialist and MOT centre. 5 years at a small local company with vehicle recovery work and repairs.
Garage in Sheffield , 30 years of experience
Multibrand master techs in house / experience in all major german brand vehicles including prestigious cars, RAC Approved Garage
Garage in Chelmsford, 10 years of experience
I pride myself on my work making sure I carry out all work to a excellent standard, I have been in the motor trade for 9 years plus. I started at fords as an apprentice and became a fully qualified mechanic/...
SHANE • 10th October 2022
Ford Fiesta • Additional work following previous booking
Garage in Aylesbury, 7 years of experience
More than seven years of experience in one of the biggest accident repair garages in London. type of work : replacing body parts full service finding on electrical and ECU issues engine repair incl...
Garage in Darwen, 14 years of experience
I started my apprenticeship when I left school at the age of 15. I’ve been fully qualified for 11+ years with NVQ level 1, 2 and 3. I’ve been an MOT tester for 10 years. Here at Jamie’s mobile mechanic w...
Will definitely use again.”
CHRIS • 28th July 2022
Volkswagen Transporter • Oil sump/pan gasket replacement
Garage in Dartford, 15 years of experience
CAR AND LIGHT COMMERCIAL VEHICLE SERVICE AND REPAIR MotorTeck has the equipment and expertise to repair and maintain your motor vehicle. Our emphasis is on transparency and professionalism. We pride ourse...
Mobile mechanic in Durham, 15 years of experience
I've been in the trade for well over 15 years now and still get that great buzz from solving customers issues and seeing them happy again. Before I branched out on my own I worked with a company who had a co...
AARON • 19th September 2021
Kia Picanto • Oil sump/pan gasket replacement
Garage in Cardiff, 17 years of experience
Having worked in main dealers for 17 years I gained a high level of skill and customer service. Having reached the level of master technician it was time to work for myself. I pride myself on delivering a h...
DAMIAN • 15th August 2021
Kia Picanto • Additional work following previous booking
Garage in Teynham, 27 years of experience
Our team of hard working mechanics have many years of experience in the motor industry - this means that your vehicle will be left in good hands at our garage. We have excellent facilities that have the late...
SAM • 8th June 2021
Ford Fiesta • Oil sump/pan gasket replacement
Mobile mechanic in Swindon, 15 years of experience
I did my apprenticeship at a garage in Swindon as I studied with Northstar College. After graduating I left and went to Charlie Browns auto services for 2-3 years. Following my time at Charlie Browns I went ...
Garage in Bilston , 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...
Mobile mechanic in Doncaster, 15 years of experience
Having done my apprenticeship in an independent garage for 5 years then spending the Last year of the apprenticeship at Volkswagen and spent 7 years thereafter. Left VW for Peugeot then BMW for couple years....
Garage in Kent, 10 years of experience
We are proud to offer you a first class customer service at a competitive price whether you are using our workshop, smart repair service or need your vehicle recovering due to a breakdown. So please brows...
Garage in Fareham, 13 years of experience
Three years' work experience within a family run garage and ten years' work experience as a freelance Mobile Mechanic in Fareham and surrounding areas.
Frequently asked questions about oil sump gasket replacement & repairs
Read our answers to questions about oil sump gasket replacement costs, symptoms and more.
What does the oil sump gasket do?
The sump gasket forms the seal between the bottom of the engine block and sump pan. The oil sump gasket is a basic seal made from various materials according to the requirements of the manufacturer. On some vehicles, the gasket is actually a sealant, rather than a physical part.
What does an oil sump gasket replacement involve?
There will be different requirement of the process depending on the engine manufacturer, but the basic requirement is similar as follows;
- The vehicles will be raised to allow access underneath.
- Mechanic will inspect the oil sump and the gasket.
- The engine oil will be drained.
- The oil sump pan will be removed.
- The surfaces of the components will be cleaned.
- A new sump gasket will be fitted or in some cases, new sealant will be applied.
- Mechanic will advise if any other parts need to be replaced.
- Mechanic will run the engine and check for any leaks.
Can I do an oil sump gasket replacement myself?
Unless you are a qualified mechanic with the required skills, training and equipment to do the job, we strongly recommend an oil sump gasket replacement is only carried out by a professional mechanic. ClickMechanic can help get you a vetted and local mechanic to carry out the work. Just enter your postcode and your car's registration number at the top of this page and select the work needed to get an instant fixed price up front.
How do you know if your oil pan gasket is leaking?
As the component is simple, there are only a couple of points to look for;
- Oil seeping out between the oil sump and the cylinder block.
- Patches of oil under the car (if no engine undertray fitted)
How long will an oil sump gasket replacement take?
On average, oil sump gasket replacement times can range from 1.5 to 4 hours with an average of 2.5 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.
How often should I replace an oil sump gasket?
If there is only a very small, damp oil area around the gasket, it may just need tightening down. However, anything more than that requires the oil sump gasket to be replaced, and this should be done as soon as possible as it will only get worse.
How common is an oil sump gasket replacement?
As every car pretty much has one and it is subject to expansion and contraction as the engine goes from cold to hot and back again, one of the most common causes of engine oil leaks is the oil sump.
Can you drive with a leaking oil pan gasket?
If you suspect there is any issue with your vehicle's engine oil pan gasket or there are concerns about its age or condition, book an inspection with a professional mechanic as soon as possible. Driving the vehicle may lead to further complications and engine damage.
Is a bad oil sump gasket an MOT failure?
The oil sump gasket is not usually part of the MOT test so it shouldn't result in an MOT failure. However, if the oil sump gasket is causing a severe oil leak, it could result in an MOT failure.
How much does an oil sump gasket replacement cost?
Cost for an oil sump gasket replacement is on average £200, with prices ranging from £130 to £300. Ultimately, the cost of replacing the oil sump gasket depends on your car and what parts your car's manufacturer recommends using for the replacement. Find out what you could save by having your oil sump gasket replaced by ClickMechanic by selecting your car at the top of this page!
Check out the ClickMechanic price for an oil sump gasket replacement. 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 Engine oil, Engine oil filter and/or Oil sump pan gasket.
|Audi||£560||Get exact price|
|BMW||£377||Get exact price|
|Citroen||£278||Get exact price|
|Ford||£255||Get exact price|
|Land Rover||£382||Get exact price|
|Mercedes-Benz||£464||Get exact price|
|Nissan||£501||Get exact price|
|Peugeot||£299||Get exact price|
|Renault||£266||Get exact price|
|Toyota||£492||Get exact price|
|Vauxhall||£269||Get exact price|
|Volkswagen||£196||Get exact price|
Estimates on average repair costs, such as the above results for an oil sump gasket replacement, are based on ClickMechanic's quote data which combines multiple third-party sources. Actual costs may vary. We provide estimates on average 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 that undertake oil sump gasket work
- Elite Mot Centre Ltd, Liverpool
- Fk Autos Mobile Mechanic, Tilney All Saint
- J Z Auto Services, Huntingdon
- JET Automotive, Sutton
- M&M MOTORHOUSE, Milton Keynes
- M.E.Automotive, Hednesford
- ONYX AUTO CARE LTD, Leicester
- Parkland Services, Costock
- Ph Motor Mechanics, Winsford, Cheshire
- Portsmouth Brakes And Tyres Ltd, Portsmouth
- RJ Electrical Solutions, South Normanton
- SBM Service & Repair LTD, Widnes
- SS Auto Services, Farnborough
- Tg Services, Malmesbury