EXHAUST STORIES

Exhaust change made easier

Throughout my working life, I’ve visited many exhaust centres and one thing that amazes me is that often they don’t have the technically correct nuts to do the job. At Worcester’s Mobile Mechanic we keep the most popular sizes on the shelf. They...

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20 minute job?

If only a car repair was as easy as people think! To renew an oxygen sensor should be a twenty minute job!! At Worcester’s Mobile Mechanic, we have all the specialist equipment you would expect a professional garage to have and we are also...

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Sometimes we suffer

Sometimes we suffer to fix customers’ cars! Click the image to enlarge One of our regular customers has a small fleet of vans, and one of his vehicles is far to big for us to have recovered – it is an Iveco Daily Tipper. He called...

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Rattle and roll!

Rattle and roll! Click the image to enlarge A customer called in afraid to drive her car – the noise was deafening, especially over bumps. She was worried about the repair costs, and also worried about the car! Unfortunately all the ramps...

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Pressure wash exhaust

Pressure wash exhaust Click the image to enlarge Recently we had a customer drive a vehicle into us, complaining about a strange noise and a little bit of smoke through the exhaust. Both the above statements were under-statements. I would not...

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Knock knocking

Knock knocking Click the image to enlarge Recently we had a customer in who had a very loud noise coming from under the car, especially when going over speed bumps. We booked the car in expecting the fault to be an anti-roll bar bush fault. At...

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Exhaust stud

Exhaust stud – Gasket blow causing MOT failure Click image to enlarge This customer had a vehicle that had failed the MOT for excessive emissions but more to the point, the exhaust manifold was where the problem was. One of the studs was...

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Exhausted

Exhausted – Close but not correct Click the image to enlarge As mentioned previously, I attend a great networking meeting each week at BNI Warriors in Worcester. Recently, one of my fellow member’s wife managed to reverse her really...

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EGR valve – why £555!?

EGR valve – why £555!? Click the image to enlarge Modern vehicles are now quite complex and most (if not all) have all sorts of sensors and valves. Most are all about the same price and you get used to quoting for the new part. At...

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