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Our expert insights into exhaust silencer replacement in London

Our expert insights into exhaust silencer replacement in London

What does an exhaust silencer do?

A car’s exhaust system is made up of several parts that channel gases from the engine’s cylinders back into the atmosphere. The exhaust silencer is the final section, and its job is to reduce the amount of noise created by the engine gases.

Symptoms of a malfunctioning exhaust silencer

If your exhaust makes more noise or is louder than normal, your exhaust silencer is probably damaged or improperly attached. A common sound of ‘blowing out’ is where holes have developed in the silencer.

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How much does it cost to fix my car?

Save up to 30% on your exhaust silencer replacement in London. See our table below to browse our honest, upfront prices.

What happens when we replace your exhaust silencer?

Our efficient and fully qualified mechanics will replace your exhaust silencer and you’ll be advised of any other connected problems arising from its malfunction.

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Daniel, from London

Hey Fixter, how often should an exhaust silencer need replacing?

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What does an exhaust silencer do?

A car’s exhaust system is made up of several parts that channel gases from the engine’s cylinders back into the atmosphere. The exhaust silencer is the final section, and its job is to reduce the amount of noise created by the engine gases.

Symptoms of a malfunctioning exhaust silencer

If your exhaust makes more noise or is louder than normal, your exhaust silencer is probably damaged or improperly attached. A common sound of ‘blowing out’ is where holes have developed in the silencer.

View more symptomsView more symptoms

How much does it cost to fix my car?

Save up to 30% on your exhaust silencer replacement in London. See our table below to browse our honest, upfront prices.

What happens when we replace your exhaust silencer?

Our efficient and fully qualified mechanics will replace your exhaust silencer and you’ll be advised of any other connected problems arising from its malfunction.

Learn moreLearn more

Daniel, from London

Hey Fixter, how often should an exhaust silencer need replacing?

Daniel
Terry

Terry, Fixter in-house mechanic expert

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How much does exhaust silencer replacement cost in London?

How much does exhaust silencer replacement cost in London?

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A typical exhaust silencer replacement in London costs around £250.00 - £404.00. Depending on your car brand, model and engine, the price of a exhaust silencer replacement on your vehicle can be higher or lower. We have computed prices for some of the best-selling cars in London in order to give you an idea of how much the exhaust silencer replacement should cost.

Car make and modelDealers
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Volkswagen Beetle Cabriolet

1.4 litres

£299.00 £250.0016%

Smart Forfour

1 litres

£314.02 £265.0016%

Volvo 940

2.3 litres

£486.82 £404.0017%

Kia Carens

2 litres

£321.36 £260.0019%

Hyundai Getz Cdx

1.3 litres

£311.50 £250.0020%

BMW 116i M Sport

1.6 litres

£320.85 £257.5020%

Mitsubishi Carisma

1.6 litres

£307.89 £267.5013%

Citroen C1

1.2 litres

£333.85 £275.0018%

Smart Fortwo Coupe Electric

1.6 litres

£307.27 £255.0017%

Jaguar F Type Coupe

2 litres

£342.93 £275.0020%

Jaguar F Type Coupe

2 litres

£342.93 £275.0020%

Smart Fortwo Coupe Electric

1.6 litres

£307.27 £255.0017%

BMW 116i M Sport

1.6 litres

£320.85 £257.5020%

Kia Carens

2 litres

£321.36 £260.0019%

Smart Forfour

1 litres

£314.02 £265.0016%

* The cost of your exhaust silencer replacement depends on your car make and model and may vary depending on your location.

Our trusted and certified garages in London

MILLENNIUM GARAGES

London, UK
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MILLENNIUM GARAGES is located in London, UK. We provide quality car services and repairs with our team of expert mechanics

HOLOCENE MOTOR GROUP

London, UK
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BLENHEIM TRANSPORT LTD

LONDON, UK
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BLENHEIM TRANSPORT LTD is located in LONDON, UK. We provide quality car services and repairs with our team of expert mechanics

PORSHEWORX ENGINEERING LTD

London, UK
stars-4.5
26 reviews
PORSHEWORX ENGINEERING LTD is located in London, UK. We provide quality car services and repairs with our team of expert mechanics

CANNING CAR CARE

London, UK
stars-4.5
29 reviews
CANNING CAR CARE and their team of qualified mechanics at London, UK look after your cars MOT, Servicing and Repairs

DUNDALK MOTORS

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

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    Had a bit of a nightmare the first time around as my order got lost when the booking was rearranged, but re-booked for my return from holiday and picked up. MOT failed, for a fairly trivial, but fair reason, and the repair was sorted quickly, at a reasonable price and car returned without a hitch, k...

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    First time I used them - MOT. Collection was on time, the car was taken to a reputable local garage, and passed the test without any extra work. They even did a basic valeting - all for £19. Impressive. Only little problem was that delivery back to me was 2 hours late and I wasn't told. I'd take hal...

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    Really simple to use. Very polite man Shahed Shay collected the car. Fully photographed on collection and delivery. Had exactly done what I requested no fake additions to the job or charges. So felt confident to use them again for my MOT and service.

  • Micks
    from London
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    Would highly recommend. The company let me know via email, text and phone when my car would be Picked up and collected and ready. Driver was 1st class very professional Would reccomend.

  • Mr O Solanke
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    Great service and performed the work to perfection and also very reasonably priced.

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    Very fast and efficient and extremely competitive prices. Will use again

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We personally select every local garage based on our unique 25-point criteria, which includes staff qualifications, equipment standards and customer ratings.

Fully qualified mechanics with 10+ years’ experience 👨‍🔧

Your car is in the UK’s safest expert hands.

Manufacturer-equivalent parts only ⚙️

Identical to your manufacturer’s, but much cheaper!

In-house experts approve all work personally 🔍

Every service carried out by our partner garages is fully reviewed.

12-month warranty on parts and labour 🛠

Any additional work needed will be carried out for free.

Want to learn more about exhaust silencer replacement in London?

Want to learn more about exhaust silencer replacement in London?

London is the capital of England, the largest city in England and the United Kingdom, and is termed to be one of the most important cities in the world, yet the city of London, with boundaries closely based on its original medieval limits, is an area only 1.12 square miles.

London exerts a powerful impact on art and culture, tourism, innovation and industry; it’s also one of the most expensive places to visit or to live.

Greater London, the ceremonial county within the London region, has a population of over 8.8million, covers 606 square miles, and is organised into 33 local districts and also the 32 London boroughs. Its famous points of interest, attractions to visit and historical landmarks are too many to list; it is the home of UK Parliament and the Royal Family, as well as to cultures speaking over 300 languages and the busiest city airport system in the world, seeing its also the most visited city in the world (as measured by international arrivals).

The most popular cars in Central London

Given their worldwide popularity, multipurpose appeal and agility to make light work of cutting through the London traffic, it’s no great surprise to hear that the VW Golf is estimated to be the most popular car in London, according to data provided between 2012 to 2018 by ownership and postcode.

Close on its heels—and in order of popularity—are the Mercedes A-Class, the new Audi A3, BMW 3 Series and the F-Type Jaguar Convertible. Needless to say, Western Central London is one of the more affluent areas of Greater London.

Vehicle numbers in London

There are approximately 4.4 million licensed vehicles in the Greater London area, with some of the most popular models including the Nissan Qashqai, Ford Fiesta and the Kia Sportage.

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There are a total of 124 Fixter garages in the London area, all ready and waiting to provide you with a fantastic quote for your car service, MOT and a wide range of vehicle repairs.

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  • EC & WC: Central London
  • N & NW: North and North West London
  • E: East London
  • SE & SW: South East and South West London

What does an exhaust silencer do?

A car’s exhaust system is made up of several parts that channel gases from the engine’s cylinders back into the atmosphere. The exhaust silencer is the final section, and its job is to reduce the amount of noise created by the engine gases being forced through the exhaust pipe.

How often should an exhaust silencer need replacing?

Your exhaust silencer’s lifespan is dependent on a range of outside factors—the main ones being the weather and driving conditions. Modern exhausts made from chrome or stainless steel are designed to last for the life of the car, whereas a high-quality non-stainless steel exhaust should last for around 5 years.

The law, vehicle regulations and your MOT

A hole in your exhaust will only fail an MOT if it is responsible for a major leak or it causes the car to fail its emissions test.

What happens when we replace your exhaust silencer?

  • Our efficient and fully qualified mechanics will inspect your exhaust.
  • If the exhaust silencer is damaged, cracked or rusted, it will be replaced, and you’ll be advised of any other connected or associated problems arising from its malfunction.
  • You will also be advised of any other parts that may need to be replaced, for example, the exhaust gaskets, for the best operation and health of your vehicle.
  • Once the exhaust silencer has been replaced, our mechanics will test it thoroughly to ensure its correct operation and make any adjustments required for its best performance.

What causes an exhaust silencer to stop working correctly?

Because of their location, being mounted underneath the car, **exhaust pipes **are highly prone to damage, corrosion and wear. The weather plays a significant part in the corrosion and deterioration of the different exhaust pipe sections; rust being a major player in the appearance of holes throughout the system.

Damage to exhausts can be caused by raised road elements or extrusions from the road, such as curbs or speed bumps. Damage can also occur by driving too fast over the brow of a hill or through a dip where the suspension might bottom out and cause contact between the underside of the vehicle and the road surface.

Symptoms of a malfunctioning exhaust silencer

A noisy exhaust

If your exhaust makes more noise or is louder than normal, your exhaust silencer is probably damaged or improperly attached. A common sound of ‘blowing out’ is where holes have developed in the silencer.

There are holes in the exhaust

If you can see holes developing in your exhaust, through damage or deterioration, it’s time to get a new exhaust silencer.

Excessive vibration and lack of performance

A damaged exhaust pipe can affect your vehicle’s performance, and in some circumstances develop a vibration that wouldn’t occur under normal operation.

Failure of an emissions test

The exhaust is responsible for vehicle emissions, so if you fail a test, on inspection or at MOT, then you need to replace the malfunctioning component immediately.

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