Car Repair Price Estimates

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We use millions of data points including official labour times, parts prices and regional labour rates to show you how much you should be spending on your car repairs.

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With the help of our price estimates tool, you can get an accurate quote for almost any type of repair or replacement you need for your car. The ClickMechanic tool uses millions of real-time data points such as local labour rates and car part prices to calculate how much a repair or replacement job should cost.

All you need to do is enter your postcode (the postcode where the vehicle is located) and the car’s registration number to receive an instant price for the job! Repairs carried out by mechanics on our platform come with a 12-month warranty on both labour and parts. Once you book, a vetted mechanic will come at a time and place convenient for you.

Car Brake

The braking system is one of the most safety-critical components of a vehicle. With our helpful cost guides, find out more about brake-related car repairs and the costs involved.

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Average Price: £187.43

Car Electrics

Electrical systems are vital in keeping cars running smoothly. Read more about battery repairs and other electrical issues in our price estimation articles.

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Average Price: £206.89

Car Engine

A car engine is the heart of any vehicle running on liquid fuel, it is key to maintain it properly to increase longevity. Read our cost guides to understand what you should expect to pay for repairs.

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Average Price: £337.53

Car Ignition

The car ignition system helps to start and run the car engine. Read more about ignition coils and other repairs in our ignition system cost guides.

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Average Price: £221.29

Car Suspension

The car suspension assists in maintaining the vehicle's stability and comfort on the road. Over time parts will wear and may need replacing, read out cost guides to find out how much you should pay.

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Average Price: £215.06

Clutch

The clutch helps transfer power from the engine to the gearbox. Over time the clutch and related parts can wear, in our cost estimate guides you can find our how much you should be paying for repairs.

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Average Price: £616.50

Cooling System

Car cooling systems keep the engine running at the right temperature. Our cost guides will explain what to look out for and what repairs like a radiator replacement cost.

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Average Price: £272.38

Exhaust

The car exhaust filters and disperses exhaust emissions, parts can break or rust and may need replacing. Read more about exhaust repairs and how much you should pay for repairs in our price estimate guides.

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Average Price: £260.24

Fuel System

The fuel system in a car is key in maintaining fuel efficiency and keeping the engine running. Problems with fuel system related parts can be a real pain, check what you need to pay in our price estimate guides.

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Average Price: £404.06

Frequently asked questions about car repair cost

How much does a car repair cost?

There is no definitive answer as the cost of car repairs can vary significantly depending on the make and model of the car, the severity of the problem and where you take it to be repaired. However, as a general guide, you can expect to pay around £100-£250 for minor repairs and £250-£750 for major repairs.

What costs the most to fix on a car?

Some of the most expensive repairs that can be carried out on a car include engine and transmission repairs, suspension repairs as well as bodywork repairs.

What is the cheapest thing to fix on a car?

Some of the cheaper repairs that can be carried out on a car include replacing the spark plugs, fixing a flat tyre, tail lights or changing the oil.

Is it worth repairing a car after an accident?

This depends on each case - some factors to consider include the severity of the accident, the age and make of the car, and the cost of repairs. If the repairs are minor and the car is not totalled, then it may be worth repairing. If the cost of repairs is more than the value of the car, then it is usually not worth repairing the car.

How much does it cost to fix the body of a car?

This can vary greatly depending on the extent of the damage and the type of vehicle. Generally, simple repairs such as dents and scratches can cost a couple of hundred pounds, while more extensive damage can go in the £1000s.