Repair and replacement of Car Exhaust Systems at Ellesmere Port Garage Services, Cheshire
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Exhausts and Catalytic Convertors in Ellesmere Port


We are a friendly garage near Cheshire Oaks in Ellesmere Port, we can supply and fit all types of exhausts. Call us for a no-obligation quote.

Car exhaust and catalytic convertorsAbout the exhaust system

Exhausts have four main functions:

  1. Control noise
  2. Keep the exhaust fumes away from passengers
  3. Improve the performance of the engine
  4. Improve fuel consumption.

An exhaust is a series of pipes that links the engine to a silencer and a catalytic converter. You can see the tailpipe extending from the back of the car. The silencer joins onto the tailpipe, then a series of further pipes joins the silencer to the catalytic converter and then the engine.

Exhausts can corrode from both the inside and outside. How long your exhaust lasts for depends on how far and how often you drive your car rather than the length of time it has been fitted. Vehicles used for short trips around town tend to corrode their exhausts in a much shorter time and distance than cars used predominately for long journeys.

The lambda sensor

The lambda sensor measures and sends oxygen content information back to the engine management system which makes second by second adjustments to the fuel and air mix being used by the engine. This makes sure that harmful gases are burnt efficiently in the catalytic converter. If the lambda sensor becomes faulty, the engine management system sends a default amount of fuel to the chamber – it’s as if you are driving with the ‘choke out’. You may be using more fuel than necessary and might notice your car is not running as smoothly.

 

Auto Care Members

We are proud to be members of Auto Care, a European wide scheme that registers garages who adhere to their code of practice.

The AutoCare Code of Practice covers:

  • All work to be carried out using only first class quality parts and lubricants
  • Only undertake work which has your prior authorization
  • Regularly train our staff so that they know how to take care of your vehicle
  • Respect the price indicated in our quote
  • Provide you with a clearly laid-out invoice
  • Look after your vehicle
  • Respect agreed deadlines Inform you and advise you if we find anything wrong with your vehicle
  • Our most important undertaking is to look after you
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Collection service

Please call if you need to have your vehicle collected and/or returned - This service is dependant on availability.