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Daewoo Repairs

If your Daewoo has broken down or you need an important Daewoo milestone service or general maintenance in the UK area it can be quite stressful choosing a mechanic familiar with your Daewoo model or type of Cylinder Head Skimming repair if you haven't had time to build up a relationship with a local garage
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If your Daewoo needs an urgent repair, a new timing belt , brake pads or just a general service and oil change and you're looking for a garage or mobile mechanic in the UK area then use our simple form to arrange a quote; Perhaps you need a specialist mechanic or a garage in the UK area experienced with diagnosing common Daewoo problems or with the OBD equipment to identify & reset factory service faults and take care of those service warning lights
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Daewoo Repairs UK

Daewoo Cylinder Head Skimming UK

Daewoo Parts: Supply & Fit

Daewoo Starter Motors
Replacement Daewoo Starter motors installed

Daewoo Autoelectrics
Daewoo electrical faults diagnosed - OBD fault finding - Daewoo engine fault codes checked & service lights reset - ECU problems, key coding and CANBUS systems checked

Daewoo Oil Change & Filters Replaced
Daewoo Air filters, pollen filters; oil filter & fuel filter replaced, engine oil changed - Multigrade or Synthetic oils

Daewoo Performance Spares
OEM Daewoo parts fitted or replaced with alternative performance parts

Daewoo EGR Valves
Replacement Daewoo EGR valves - ensure the exhaust gas recirculation system is functioning correctly on your Daewoo - The EGR valve helps your Daewoo burn fuel more efficiently by recirculating a portion the exhaust gas through combustion chamber and helps reduce Daewoo engine emissions; a broke or sticking EGR valve can be the cause of an MOT failure due to excessive emissions

Daewoo Body Panels
Replacement Daewoo panels fitted & sprayed to match - Light Daewoo Panel damage repairs

Daewoo Clutches
Daewoo clutch repairs UK - Checking for leaks and repairing-replacing the clutch master-slave cylinder and fitting a new Daewoo Clutch kit

Daewoo Tyres
Steel wheels, alloy wheels and tyres repaired and replaced with cheap tyres, run-flat tyres or low profile & performance tyres depending upon your budget and driving requirements. Part-Worn tyres may be available for your Daewoo model

Daewoo Brakes
Routine Daewoo servicing, replacement Daewoo brake pads & discs fitted, Daewoo hydraulic pipework and joints inspected, repaired or replaced for a complete braking system overhaul

Daewoo Electrical Components
Daewoo electrical faults repaired using Daewoo OEM components - Daewoo sensors checked e.g. Lambda sensors, air flow meters etc

Daewoo Cooling System
Replacement Daewoo radiators fitted, cooling system pipework inspected for leaks and cooling fluid replaced to keep your Daewoo engine at its optimal operating temperature

Daewoo Suspension System
Daewoo replacement shock absorbers & springs fitted for front or rear suspension problems, broken springs. Custom suspension systems installed, lowering springs fitted

Daewoo Engines
Daewoo Engine repairs, cylinder head skimming, valves & pistons

Daewoo Timing Belt - Daewoo Cambelt
Daewoo Timing Belts replaced as part of a planned Daewoo service or if the Timing Belt on your Daewoo has snapped then a full engine inspection for valve & piston damage

Daewoo Paint Resprays
Paint resprays for minor scratch damage to the Daewoo paint surface or coating; Custom paintwork to make your Daewoo different using metallic paints, pearlescent pigments or company colours.

Daewoo Gearboxes
Daewoo Manual & Automatic gearbox servicing & repair - Fitting a new or reconditioned Daewoo gearbox

Daewoo Fuel Pumps
Often replaced at a milestone service if the fuel pump is operated by the Timing belt

Daewoo Alternators
Replacement Daewoo alternators fitted

Daewoo Exhausts
Daewoo Engine manifolds, Front box, Back box, catalytic converter and exhaust pipes for Daewoo Exhausts fitted & welded

UK Brake Servicing - New Disc Brakes & Pads

Modern Daewoo braking systems use hydraulic links to transfer stopping power

Braking increases hydraulic brake fluid pressure

The hydraulic brake fluid is a non-compressible liquid so braking pressure is transferred via the brake pipes to the wheels and operates a slave cylinder piston that forces the brake pads against a brake drum or brake disc

The brake pedal controls the Master Cylinder (a fluid filled hydraulic piston) that transfers stopping power to the brakes

Daewoo brakes can last for thousand of miles depending on use and regular service

The enforced contact between the brake pads and brake drum or brake disc increases friction to slow down or stop the vehicle

UK Daewoo Brake Repairs

Drum Brakes, if fitted, are usually found on Daewoo rear wheels

Drum Brakes are an older system than Daewoo disc brakes and use two half moon shaped brake shoes that move outwards during use to apply a frictional stopping force against the inside of a brake drum

In hydraulic braking systems, braking pressure operates a slave cylinder

Hydraulic braking pressure forces a brake calliper to press the brake pads against the disc to apply the necessary stopping force

Daewoo disc brakes have a pair of high friction brake pads mounted either side of a brake disc

Daewoo Brakes - Daewoo Brake Servicing and Maintenance

Daewoo brake discs will wear and need replacing eventually and should be inspected for pitting

if the Daewoo brakes overheat and are allowed to cool with pressure still applied for m the brake pads/shoes then it is possible for the disc to warp.

If the Daewoo brake discs warp then they should be replaced immediately

Daewoo Brakes will safely function correctly without the need for replacement for many thousands of miles

The brake pads on your Daewoo should wear first

Daewoo Brake Servicing & Inspection UK

Handbrake function and travel

Brake calliper operation

Hydraulic brake pipe fittings and joints for corrosion and leaking

General brake disc condition

Brake pipe Condition

Replace Brake Fluid if necessary

Top Up Brake and Clutch Fluid Levels or

Adjust handbrake

Auxiliary handbrake shoes where appropriate

Wheel cylinder condition

And carry out the following maintenance of your Daewoo braking system:-

ABS warning light operation

Hand brake linkage condition

Lubricate Hand Brake Linkages

Brake drum condition

Clean and remove brake dust and loose corrosion and dirt from drums

Correct brake pad movement and level of wear

Daewoo Steering System

One of the first signs of a potential problem with your Daewoo steering system is uneven tyre wear

Common symptoms of Daewoo steering alignment problems include:-
Vehicle Drift - Your Daewoo tends to pull left or right when travelling in a straight line
Modern Power steering and Drive by Wire Systems do not have the same mechanical linkages between the steering column and drive wheels making it difficult to 'feel' how the steering is performing.

The tyre tread is rapidly removed from the inner or outer tyre edge of your front tyres

The tyres will need to be replaced much sooner than necessary until the steering rack is adjusted to bring your wheels into correct alignment

Daewoo Steering, Wheels & Tyres:-

Correct wheel nut torque to manufacturer's recommendations

Correct Tyre Pressure - inc Spare

Steering Condition

Steering Rack Gaiter condition

Correct wheel balance, including spare

Wheel Bearings for wear - play or noise

Tyre Condition - inc Spare

Power Steering Reservoir Levels and Top Up

Daewoo Tyre wear and wheel alignment

Steering Linkages for wear and corrosion

Daewoo Services: Brakes Servicing and Repair

Braking increases hydraulic brake fluid pressure.

The enforced contact between the brake pads and brake drum or brake disc increases friction to slow down or stop the vehicle.

The brake pedal is attached the Master Cylinder; a fluid filled hydraulic piston.

The hydraulic brake fluid is a non-compressible liquid so braking pressure is transferred via the brake pipes to the wheels and operates a slave cylinder piston that forces the brake pads against a brake drum or brake disc.

Brakes can last for thousand of miles depending on use and regular service.

Modern braking systems use hydraulic links to transfer stopping power.

Daewoo Replacement Timing Belt or Cambelt UK

The toothed belt connecting the engine crankshaft to the camshaft is known as the Cambelt or Timing belt

If the timing belt snaps it will most probably cause serious engine damage. The camshaft stops turning with some of the valves left in the open position. In a Free Running Engine there is enough clearance between a fully open valve and the piston head to avoid serious damage. In an Interference Engine there is no clearance and the engine relies upon accurate timing to keep the valves and piston head separated. With a broken timing belt; the inertia helps the crankshaft to rotate freely forcing the pistons to strike the open valves resulting in damaged valves, pistons, and possibly even damage to the cylinder head

The Timing Belt synchronizes the camshaft to the crankshaft position ensuring the valves open and close at the correct time in relation to the piston. Some vehicles use a cam chain in place of the belt or a timing gear system instead

Often it is prudent to replace a combination of items associated with the timing system. Most of the needed Daewoo parts can be obtained as timing kits containing the appropriate timing components; such as: Daewoo timing belt
timing belt tensioners
timing belt tensioner idler roller
front lower crank shaft seal
water pump gasket

Since Daewoo Timing Belts are hidden inside the engine they tend to be forgotten when purchasing a used Daewoo

High compression diesel engines are normally interference engines

Timing belts must be replaced at a specified manufacturer's interval. The timing belt should also be inspected regularly and replaced immediately if there is any evidence of cracking or fraying cuts or excessive wear

Generally Daewoo belts should be replaced every 60,000 miles or less. So, if you have just bought a secondhand Daewoo that has 40,000 to 80,000 miles then it is important to know if the timing belt has been replaced or needs replacing. Check the Daewoo Owner's manual for your model for the recommended changing frequency

Daewoo Clutch Fitting UK

The centre of the clutch disc has a spline pattern that matches splines on the power input shaft of the transmission system

Disengaging the clutch acts on heavy-duty release springs to isolate the pressure plate so that the disc is no longer pressed against the flywheel

The Daewoo clutch disc is, not surprisingly, a disc with each side covered in a high friction material. It is designed to engage with the high-friction surfaces of the pressure plate and flywheel. It is also designed to transmit power to theDaewoo transmission system

Daewoo Clutch failure often occurs when one or more of the high friction surface materials wears out on the disc. Even when the pressure plate is engaged and a clamping force is applied, there is no longer sufficient friction to transmit power without the clutch slipping. Normally the Daewoo clutch disc and pressure plate are replaced. Replacing the Daewoo Clutch is a major operation and it is sometimes advisable to replace a number of items, often supplied as a Daewoo Clutch kit:-
Daewoo clutch disc
pressure plate
release bearing
pilot bearing - bushing (when required)
internal Daewoo clutch slave cylinder

Engaging the clutch forces the clutch against the flywheel transmitting power from the crankshaft to the transmission shaft

When the clutch is dis-engaged the clamping force is removed so the clutch disc spins with the flywheel and no power is transmitted

The pressure plate comprises heavy-duty release springs, a metal pressure ring acting as a high friction surface to interact with the clutch disc, a thrust ring (or thrust fingers) for the release bearing, and release levers

Daewoo Engine Efficiency - Fuel Injection

Daewoo Re-Mapping UK
The Daewoo ECU can be replaced with a programmable ECU or re-mapped to electronically alter the engine performance characteristics

EFI - Electronic Fuel Injection
The Daewoo fuel injection system is controlled by a mini-computer or Electronic Control Unit (ECU) that assimilates data from a series of temperature sensors and oxygen or lambda sensors providing feedback to help optimise fuel efficiency and power under a variety of conditions

Daewoo Fuel Injection
Fuel injection systems mix fuel with just the right amount of air for optimal combustion & energy release in an internal combustion engine

Daewoo Engine Mapping
The Daewoo ECU controlling engine performance is pre-programmed with software containing embedded data on engine performance for different combinations of engine speed and acceleration

LPG Petrol or Diesel Metering
Fuel Injection systems have replaced carburetors for the accurate mixing and delivering of petrol, lpg or diesel fuel in modern Daewoo vehicles

UK Maintenance - Daewoo Oil Change

Anti Oxidants
Preventing internal engine oxidation in your Daewoo motor is the job of sacrificial anti-oxidants present in the lubricating oil; Anti oxidants are sacrificed to protect your engine and will eventually be depleted making it necessary to change your oil regularly

Oil Change Masterclass
Keep a small amount of the engine oil used in your next oil change in a sealed container; then when you check your oil level with the dipstick you can compare the lubricity or lubricating properties of the oil against your fresh oil:- If the oil on the dipstick seems thin compared to your reference oil sample; it may be time to get an oil change to keep your Daewoo running smoothly

Moisture Scavengers - Detergents - Acidity Regulators
Moisture scavengers, detergents and acidity regulators prevent all kinds of contaminants degrading and abrading the internal moving surfaces of your Daewoo engine minimising the effects that water, particles, and fuel combustion residus can have on Daewoo performance
Once they have absorbed the maximum amount of water and other contaminants; the risk of corrosion and failure in your in your Daewoo engine increases

Oil & Filter Change
A new Daewoo oil filter and oil change shouldn't need a specialist Daewoo engineer and is minimal compared to the cost of an Engine Rebuild; with regular maintenance and routine servicing working out cheaper than disaster recover when your Daewoo engine fails

Oil Change Frequency
The mechanics rule of thumb with traditional multigrade engine oils used to be "change the oil every 3000 miles" but many vehicle manufacturers indicate 5000 to 7000 miles. Initially, follow the Daewoo recommended oil change guidelines to ensure you validate your warranty.

Oil Composition
Engine Lubricating Oil is composed of hundreds of chemicals; some can interact chemically, polymerise, oxidise and break down with the extreme conditions of temperature & shear forces pulling the oil molecules apart in your Daewoo engine thus, changing the lubrication properties.

Synthetic Oil Change - UK
Modern synthetic oils can last longer than old petroleum based multigrades because they are more inert with a laboratory designed molecular structure and fewer natural catalytic impurities that increase oil breakdown compared to the cheaper engine oils

UK Exhaust Fitting Daewoo

Corroded exhaust pipes allow fumes and noise to escape; increasing the risk of poisonous carbon monoxide entering the cabin and significantly increasing noise making detection an easy task

The Daewoo exhaust system allows poisonous gases from the fuel combustionto vent into the atmoshpere away from the driver and cabin

Explosions from the instantaneous ignition of the compressed fuel and air igniting in the combustion chamber creat a lot of noise that needs to be silenced in the urban environment

The exhaust pipework helps muffle and deaden the noise from the fuel combustion process

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Daewoo Models

  • Daewoo
  • Daewoo Espero
  • Daewoo Kalos
  • Daewoo Korando
  • Daewoo Lacetti
  • Daewoo Lanos
  • Daewoo Leganza
  • Daewoo Matiz
  • Daewoo Musso
  • Daewoo Nexia
  • Daewoo Nubira
  • Daewoo Tacuma

UK Tyre Fitting

Daewoo Replacement Tyres: Fit new tyres to your Daewoo

  • Uneven Tyre Wear?
    Daewoo Tracking adjustment
  • Daewoo Wheel alignment
  • Daewoo Tyre Fitting
  • Michelin
  • Pirelli
  • Dunlop
  • BF Goodrich
  • Kleber
  • Riken
  • Hankook
  • Goodyear
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Daewoo ABS - Anti-lock Brakes

  • ABS Modulator
  • ABS Pump Modulator Combined
  • ABS Sensor
  • ABS Pump
  • ABS Control Unit
  • ABS Ecu

Daewoo Air Conditioning

  • Daewoo AC Condenser
  • Daewoo AC Radiator
  • Daewoo AC Compressor
  • Daewoo AC Pump
  • Daewoo AC Evaporator
  • Daewoo AC Fluid Top Up
  • Daewoo AC Receiver Drier

Daewoo Fuel, Oil & Air Filters

  • Daewoo Air Filter
  • Daewoo Fuel Filter
  • Daewoo Cabin Air and Pollen Filter
  • Daewoo Transmission Filter Kit
  • Daewoo Oil Filter

Daewoo Sensors

  • Daewoo Oxygen Sensor
  • Daewoo Air Flow Mass Meter
  • Daewoo Temperature Sensor

Daewoo Electrical Systems

  • Daewoo Antenna
  • Daewoo Electronic Control Unit
  • Daewoo Tail Lights
  • Daewoo Spark Plug HT Leads
  • Daewoo Window Motors
  • Daewoo Alternator
  • Daewoo Starter Motor
  • Daewoo Thermostats
  • Daewoo Lambda Sensor
  • Daewoo Headlights
  • Daewoo Heater Blower Motor
  • Daewoo Water Pump
  • Daewoo Oxygen Sensor
  • Daewoo Parking Light
  • Daewoo Bulbs
  • Daewoo Heater Core
  • Daewoo Cooling Fan
  • Daewoo Spark Plugs
  • Daewoo Ignition Coil
  • Daewoo Fuel Pump
  • Daewoo Fog Lights
  • Daewoo ECU Mapping Remap
  • Daewoo Eibach Pro Kit

Daewoo Wheel Components

  • Daewoo Ball Joints
  • Daewoo Tyres
  • Daewoo CV Joint Boot Kit
  • Daewoo Control Arm
  • Daewoo Alloy Wheel Repairs
  • Daewoo Axle Assembly

Daewoo Brake Servicing

  • Daewoo Brake Compensator Valve
  • Daewoo Brake Rotor
  • Daewoo Brake Servo
  • Daewoo Brake Pads
  • Daewoo Brake Master Cylinder
  • Daewoo Brake Drums
  • Daewoo Brake Calipers
  • Daewoo Brake Slave Cylinder
  • Daewoo Brake Discs

Daewoo Clutches

  • Daewoo Dual Mass Flywheel
  • Daewoo Clutch Master Cylinder
  • Daewoo Clutch Slave Cylinder
  • Daewoo Clutch Pedal
  • Daewoo Clutch Cable
  • Daewoo Flywheel
  • Daewoo Clutch Kit
  • Daewoo Clutch Pressure Plate

Daewoo Exhaust Systems

  • Daewoo Lambda Sensor
  • Daewoo Silencer
  • Daewoo EGR Valve
  • Daewoo Muffler
  • Daewoo Catalytic Converter (Catalyst)
  • Daewoo Exhaust
  • Daewoo Exhaust Pipes
  • Daewoo Exhaust Manifold
  • Daewoo Exhaust Box
  • Daewoo Tailpipe
  • Daewoo Oxygen Sensor
  • Daewoo Exhaust System Complete

Daewoo Engine Repairs

  • Daewoo Fuel Injector
  • Daewoo Timing Belt Kits
  • Daewoo Ignition Coil
  • Daewoo Cylinder Head Gasket
  • Daewoo Pistons and Cylinder
  • Daewoo Engine Mounts
  • Daewoo Distributor Cap & Rotor
  • Daewoo Timing Chain Kits

UK Gasket Fitting

  • Daewoo Cylinder Head Gasket
  • Daewoo Valve Cover Gasket

Daewoo Oil & Hydraulics

  • Daewoo Fuel Cap
  • Daewoo Oil Cap
  • Daewoo Oil and Hydraulic Fluid
  • Daewoo Oil Pump
  • Daewoo Oil Sump and Plate
  • Daewoo Oil Filter

Daewoo Misc

  • Daewoo Throttle Body & Cable
  • Daewoo Struts
  • Daewoo Radiator
  • Daewoo Shock Absorbers
  • Daewoo Power Steering Hoses
  • Daewoo Serpentine and V Belt
  • Daewoo Windscreen Wipers
  • Daewoo Wiper Blades
  • Daewoo Bonnet Latch and Strut
  • Daewoo Radiator Pipes
  • Daewoo Power Steering Pump
  • Daewoo Tie Rods
  • Daewoo Steering Rack
  • Daewoo Hood Emblems

Daewoo - Suspension & Springs

  • Control Arms or Blades
  • Struts
  • Tie Rods
  • Shock Absorber performance
  • Rubber Bushes
  • Inner and Outer Tie Rod ends
  • Rubber Grommets
  • Ball Joints
  • Suspension Struts
  • Daewoo Additional Suspension Components
  • Daewoo Timing Belt or Cambelt
  • Suspension Strut Pivots
  • Spring Condition
  • Shock absorbers operation, evidence of Daewoo bush wear
  • Idler arm
  • Sway Bar
  • Pitman arm - Rear Wheel Drive Suspension

Common Daewoo Problems

  • Daewoo Headlights not working
  • Blocked Fuel injectors
  • Coolant Leaking
  • Engine Won't Start
  • Engine Overheating
  • Clutch slips if revved hard
  • Window stuck
  • My Daewoo Won't Start
  • Cylinder head leaking
  • slave cylinder leaking
  • Engine Idle Surge
  • Fails Emissions Test
  • Air Conditioning Not Working
  • Clutch slips at high revs
  • White Smoke From Exhaust
  • Noisy Brakes
  • Daewoo keeps stalling
  • Tyres vibrate
  • Low Brake Pedal
  • Warning Lights On
  • Thrust bearing worn
  • Seatbelt Locked
  • Poor Fuel Economy
  • Timing Belt Loose
  • Heater Not Working
  • Flywheel Vibrating
  • My Daewoo Does Not drive Straight
  • Slipping when cold
  • Clogged Daewoo air filter
  • Daewoo Radiator fan not working
  • Daewoo Immobiliser
  • Tyre inside edge wears quickly
  • Leak in coolant system
  • Engine Oil Warning Light On
  • Clutch pedal on floor
  • Judder when braking
  • Daewoo Check Engine Light On
  • Engine Stalls
  • No Power When Accelerating
  • Engine Misfires
  • Engine Temperature Warning Light On
  • Tyre outside edge wears quickly
  • Blue Smoke From Exhaust
  • Dim headlights on engine idle
  • Daewoo check engine light on
  • Loud Engine Noise
  • Engine Pings or Knocks
  • Excessive oil consumption
  • No pick up for first gear
  • Front Tyres wearing quickly
  • Clutch juddering
  • Corroded Brake Pipes
  • master cylinder leaking
  • Steering Pulls To One Side
  • Daewoo Lights not working
  • Engine Idles Rough
  • Can't get into gear
  • Automatic Locks Not Working
  • Vacuum Leak
  • Fuse keeps blowing
  • Battery Keeps going flat
  • Spongy Brakes
  • Clutch Won't work
  • Power steering feels stiff
  • Injection System Warning Light
  • Knocking sound
  • Brakes Pull To One Side When Braking
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