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Ferrari Repairs East of England

Ferrari Repairs East of England

East of England: Ferrari Parts Fitted

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

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

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

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

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

Ferrari Clutches
Ferrari clutch repairs East of England - Checking for leaks and repairing-replacing the clutch master-slave cylinder and fitting a new Ferrari Clutch kit

Ferrari 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 Ferrari model

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ferrari Alternators
Replacement Ferrari alternators fitted

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

Ferrari Starter Motors
Replacement Ferrari Starter motors installed

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

East of England Brake Fitting - New Disc Brakes & Pads

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

Modern Ferrari braking systems use hydraulic links to transfer stopping power

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

Braking increases hydraulic brake fluid pressure

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

Ferrari Disc Brakes and Drum Brake Systems

In hydraulic braking systems, braking pressure operates a slave cylinder

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

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

Drum Brakes are an older system than Ferrari 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

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

Ferrari Brakes - Ferrari Brake Servicing and Maintenance

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

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

The brake pads on your Ferrari should wear first

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

if the Ferrari 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.

Ferrari Brake Servicing & Inspection East of England

Replace Brake Fluid if necessary

Auxiliary handbrake shoes where appropriate

Correct brake pad movement and level of wear

Handbrake function and travel

Brake drum condition

Top Up Brake and Clutch Fluid Levels or

General brake disc condition

Hand brake linkage condition

Brake calliper operation

Hydraulic brake pipe fittings and joints for corrosion and leaking

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

Brake pipe Condition

Adjust handbrake

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

Wheel cylinder condition

Lubricate Hand Brake Linkages

ABS warning light operation

Ferrari Steering System

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

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

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

Common symptoms of Ferrari steering alignment problems include:-
Vehicle Drift - Your Ferrari 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.

Ferrari Steering, Wheels & Tyres:-

Correct wheel nut torque to manufacturer's recommendations

Ferrari Tyre wear and wheel alignment

Wheel Bearings for wear - play or noise

Power Steering Reservoir Levels and Top Up

Correct wheel balance, including spare

Steering Linkages for wear and corrosion

Correct Tyre Pressure - inc Spare

Tyre Condition - inc Spare

Steering Rack Gaiter condition

Steering Condition

Ferrari Services Braking System Servicing and Repair

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

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

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.

Modern braking systems use hydraulic links to transfer stopping power.

Replacement Ferrari Timing Belt or Cambelt

High compression diesel engines are normally interference engines

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

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

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

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

Generally Ferrari belts should be replaced every 60,000 miles or less. So, if you have just bought a secondhand Ferrari 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 Ferrari Owner's manual for your model for the recommended changing frequency

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

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

Ferrari Clutch Operation

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 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

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

Ferrari 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 Ferrari clutch disc and pressure plate are replaced. Replacing the Ferrari Clutch is a major operation and it is sometimes advisable to replace a number of items, often supplied as a Ferrari Clutch kit:-
Ferrari clutch disc
pressure plate
release bearing
pilot bearing - bushing (when required)
internal Ferrari clutch slave cylinder

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

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

The Ferrari 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 theFerrari transmission system

Ferrari Engine Efficiency - Fuel Injection

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

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

EFI - Electronic Fuel Injection
The Ferrari 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

Ferrari Re-Mapping East of England
The Ferrari ECU can be replaced with a programmable ECU or re-mapped to electronically alter the engine performance characteristics

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 Ferrari vehicles

Ferrari Engine Oil Change

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 Ferrari engine minimising the effects that water, particles, and fuel combustion residus can have on Ferrari performance
Once they have absorbed the maximum amount of water and other contaminants; the risk of corrosion and failure in your in your Ferrari engine increases

Anti Oxidants
Preventing internal engine oxidation in your Ferrari 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

Synthetic Oil Change - East of England
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

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 Ferrari recommended oil change guidelines to ensure you validate your warranty.

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 Ferrari running smoothly

Oil & Filter Change
A new Ferrari oil filter and oil change shouldn't need a specialist Ferrari 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 Ferrari engine fails

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 Ferrari engine thus, changing the lubrication properties.

Ferrari Replacement Exhausts East of England

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

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

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

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Ferrari Models

  • Ferrari
  • Ferrari 246
  • Ferrari 250
  • Ferrari 308
  • Ferrari 328
  • Ferrari 348
  • Ferrari 360
  • Ferrari 365
  • Ferrari 400
  • Ferrari 412
  • Ferrari 456
  • Ferrari 458
  • Ferrari 512
  • Ferrari 550
  • Ferrari 575M
  • Ferrari 599
  • Ferrari 612
  • Ferrari California
  • Ferrari Dino
  • Ferrari Enzo
  • Ferrari F355
  • Ferrari F40
  • Ferrari F430
  • Ferrari F50
  • Ferrari Mondial
  • Ferrari Testarossa

East of England Tyre Fitting

Ferrari Replacement Tyres: Fit new tyres to your Ferrari

  • Uneven Tyre Wear?
    Ferrari Tracking adjustment
  • Ferrari Wheel alignment
  • Ferrari Tyre Fitting
  • Michelin
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Ferrari ABS

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

Ferrari Air Conditioning

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

Ferrari Filters

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

Ferrari Electronic Sensors

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

Ferrari Electrical Systems

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

Ferrari Wheel & Axle

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

Ferrari Brake Servicing

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

Ferrari Clutches

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

Ferrari Exhausts

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

Ferrari Engine Repairs

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

Ferrari Gaskets

  • Ferrari Cylinder Head Gasket
  • Ferrari Valve Cover Gasket

Ferrari Lubrication System

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

Ferrari Parts

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

Ferrari - Suspension & Springs

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

Ferrari:-
Common Problems

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