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Our expert insights into EGR valve replacement in Birmingham

Our expert insights into EGR valve replacement in Birmingham

What does an EGR Valve motor do?

The valve controlling your EGR (exhaust gas recirculation) controls the amount of nitrogen oxide emitted into the atmosphere by engines by recycling part of the exhaust gas back into the engine cylinders.

What are the symptoms of a malfunctioning EGR Valve motor?

A rough idle when starting your vehicle or during brief stops (i.e. low engine speeds with a warmed-up engine) can be caused when the EGR is constantly open and a continuous flow of exhaust gases goes into the intake manifold. Poor performance can be caused when the valve is open or closed. The incorrect function of the EGR valve can cause the erratic performance of your vehicle.

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How much does it cost to fix my car?

Save up to 30% on your EGR valve replacement in Birmingham. See our table below to browse our honest, upfront prices.

What happens when we do an EGR Valve Replacement replacement on your car?

There are as many different processes to change an ERG Valve.

  • The mechanic will physically inspect the area around the EGR valve for leaks
  • A full diagnostic test will be carried out with monitoring of live data
  • If deemed to be faulty and once the engine has cooled, the EGR valve will be removed and replaced
  • Diagnostic checks will be run and codes cleared down
  • The vehicle will be tested

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What does an EGR Valve motor do?

The valve controlling your EGR (exhaust gas recirculation) controls the amount of nitrogen oxide emitted into the atmosphere by engines by recycling part of the exhaust gas back into the engine cylinders.

What are the symptoms of a malfunctioning EGR Valve motor?

A rough idle when starting your vehicle or during brief stops (i.e. low engine speeds with a warmed-up engine) can be caused when the EGR is constantly open and a continuous flow of exhaust gases goes into the intake manifold. Poor performance can be caused when the valve is open or closed. The incorrect function of the EGR valve can cause the erratic performance of your vehicle.

View more symptomsView more symptoms

How much does it cost to fix my car?

Save up to 30% on your EGR valve replacement in Birmingham. See our table below to browse our honest, upfront prices.

What happens when we do an EGR Valve Replacement replacement on your car?

There are as many different processes to change an ERG Valve.

  • The mechanic will physically inspect the area around the EGR valve for leaks
  • A full diagnostic test will be carried out with monitoring of live data
  • If deemed to be faulty and once the engine has cooled, the EGR valve will be removed and replaced
  • Diagnostic checks will be run and codes cleared down
  • The vehicle will be tested

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Daniel, from London

Hey Fixter, how common is an EGR valve replacement?

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How much does EGR valve replacement cost in Birmingham?

How much does EGR valve replacement cost in Birmingham?

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A typical EGR valve replacement in Birmingham costs around £373.44 - £408.45. Depending on your car brand, model and engine, the price of a EGR valve replacement on your vehicle can be higher or lower. We have computed prices for some of the best-selling cars in Birmingham in order to give you an idea of how much the EGR valve replacement should cost.

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Seat Altea

1.6 litres

£472.71 £381.2219%

Dacia Logan-pick-up

1.6 litres

£479.33 £392.8918%

Fiat 900t

1.6 litres

£498.31 £408.4518%

Audi A8

1.6 litres

£440.66 £373.4415%

Vauxhall Viva

1.6 litres

£465.24 £404.5613%

DS 3

1.6 litres

£470.69 £389.0017%

Suzuki Sx4-s-cross

1.6 litres

£493.56 £404.5618%

Volvo 242

1.6 litres

£445.25 £377.3315%

Lexus Nx

1.6 litres

£459.68 £392.8915%

Citroen C15

1.6 litres

£445.25 £377.3315%

Fiat 900t

1.6 litres

£498.31 £408.4518%

Dacia Logan-pick-up

1.6 litres

£479.33 £392.8918%

DS 3

1.6 litres

£470.69 £389.0017%

Seat Altea

1.6 litres

£472.71 £381.2219%

Volvo 242

1.6 litres

£445.25 £377.3315%
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* The cost of your EGR valve replacement depends on your car make and model and may vary depending on your location.

Our trusted and certified garages in Birmingham

MIDLAND AUTOCENTRE (BULLRING)

Birmingham, UK
stars-5
23 reviews
MIDLAND AUTOCENTRE (BULLRING) is located in Birmingham, UK. We provide quality car services and repairs with our team of expert mechanics

Autoway Ltd

Birmingham, UK
stars-5
19 reviews
We are located in Birmingham, UK and handle your vehicle's MOT, Servicing and Repairs for all car makes and models.

XCLUSIVE MOTOR SERVICES LTD

Birmingham, UK
stars-4
12 reviews
XCLUSIVE MOTOR SERVICES LTD and their team of qualified mechanics at Birmingham, UK look after your cars MOT, Servicing and Repairs

Motorbodies uk Ltd

Birmingham, UK
stars-4.5
21 reviews
We are located in Birmingham, UK and handle your vehicle's MOT, Servicing and Repairs for all car makes and models.

SMART MOT CENTRE BIRMINGHAM

Birmingham, UK
stars-5
24 reviews
SMART MOT CENTRE BIRMINGHAM and their team of qualified mechanics at Birmingham, UK look after your cars MOT, Servicing and Repairs

CW Vehicle Service LTD

Birmingham, UK
stars-4
14 reviews
CW Vehicle Service LTD is located in Birmingham, UK. We provide quality car services and repairs with our team of expert mechanics

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Birmingham

Birmingham is the second-most popular city in the UK, located in the Midlands with a population of over 4.3million.

Originally a market town in the medieval period, Birmingham is now an international commercial centre and an important transport, retail, events and conference hub.

A centre for culture, Birmingham is home to the Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, the Birmingham Royal Ballet and the Birmingham Repertory Theatre.

Birmingham has also played its part in sporting history; home to Aston Villa FC and Birmingham City FC, it was Birmingham resident and Aston Villa director William McGregor who founded the Football League.

Birmingham will also be the host city for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, expected to take place in July and August 2022.

The most popular cars in Birmingham

Possibly due to the rise in industry and commerce, and its handy functionality in city traffic, the Mercedes A-Class is estimated to be the most popular car in Birmingham, according to data provided between 2012 to 2018 by ownership and postcode.

Close on its heels—and in order of popularity—are the Ford Fiesta, Volkswagen Golf, Nissan Qashqai and the Land Rover Discovery Sport.

Vehicle numbers in Birmingham

There are approximately 3 million licensed vehicles in the Birmingham area, with some of the most popular models including the Mini, Kia Sportage and the Ford Focus.

Fixter garages in Birmingham

There are a total of 49 Fixter garages in the Birmingham area, all ready and waiting to provide you with a fantastic quote for your car service, MOT and a wide range of vehicle repairs.

Fixter garages service the following postcodes and more, in and around the Birmingham area:

  • B1, B2, B3 & B4: City Centre, Birmingham
  • B6: Aston & Witton, Birmingham
  • B10: Small Heath, Birmingham
  • B15: Edgbaston, Birmingham
  • B8: Washwood Heath, Birmingham
  • B13: Moseley, Birmingham

What does a EGR Valve do?

The valve controlling your EGR (exhaust gas recirculation) is an important part of your car's engine. It controls the amount of nitrogen oxide emitted into the atmosphere by petrol and diesel engines by recycling part of the exhaust gas back into the engine cylinders.

How common is an EGR valve replacement?

With exhaust gases flowing through the component, it will eventually succumb to the deposits of carbon and hydrocarbons and it will ultimately seize. Replacing an EGR valve is an all too common repair.

How does an EGR valve work and what are the components?

The EGR valve is connected to the exhaust system by a metal tube. When the engine is running, the valve will be opened by the engine management system to allow the exhaust gases to travel up the tube from the exhaust system and back through into the inlet manifold, and afterwards back into the engine. The control of this valve is either driven directly by a solenoid on the EGR unit itself or via a hose to a solenoid on the vacuum circuit that is also opened by the engine management system. Some EGR units have a cooler as part of them, that is plumbed into the engine’s cooling system, literally to cool the exhaust gasses before they go back through. By the exhaust gasses going back into the engine, it reduces NOx (Nitrogen Oxide) content. This is because the exhaust gas reduces the actual oxygen proportion and increases the vapour content, which in return reduces the combustion temperature peak. As more NOx is produced as the temperature rises, this method actively reduces the amount created.

What are the symptoms of a malfunctioning EGR Valve motor?

A rough idle when starting your vehicle or during brief stops (i.e. low engine speeds with a warmed-up engine) can be caused when the EGR is constantly open and a continuous flow of exhaust gases goes into the intake manifold. Poor performance can be caused when the valve is open or closed. The incorrect function of the EGR valve can cause the erratic performance of your vehicle.

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