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If your Rolls Royce has broken down or you need an important Rolls Royce milestone service or general maintenance in the Birmingham area it can be quite stressful choosing a mechanic familiar with your Rolls Royce model or type of Repairs repair if you haven't had time to build up a relationship with a local garage
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If your Rolls Royce 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 Birmingham area then use our simple form to arrange a quote; Perhaps you need a specialist mechanic or a garage in the Birmingham area experienced with diagnosing common Rolls Royce problems or with the OBD equipment to identify & reset factory service faults and take care of those service warning lights
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Rolls Royce Birmingham Repairs

Rolls Royce Repairs Birmingham

Birmingham: Rolls Royce Parts Fitted

Rolls Royce 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 Rolls Royce model

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

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

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

Rolls Royce Alternators
Replacement Rolls Royce alternators fitted

Rolls Royce Performance Spares
OEM Rolls Royce parts fitted or replaced with alternative performance parts

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

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

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

Rolls Royce Engines
Rolls Royce Engine repairs, cylinder head skimming, valves & pistons

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

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

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

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

Rolls Royce Clutches
Rolls Royce clutch repairs Birmingham - Checking for leaks and repairing-replacing the clutch master-slave cylinder and fitting a new Rolls Royce Clutch kit

Rolls Royce Starter Motors
Replacement Rolls Royce Starter motors installed

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

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

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

Birmingham Brake Fitting - New Disc Brakes & Pads

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

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

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

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

Modern Rolls Royce braking systems use hydraulic links to transfer stopping power

Braking increases hydraulic brake fluid pressure

Rolls Royce Disc Brakes and Drum Brake Systems

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

In hydraulic braking systems, braking pressure operates a slave cylinder

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

Drum Brakes are an older system than Rolls Royce 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 Rolls Royce rear wheels

Rolls Royce Brake Servicing - Rolls Royce Brake Maintenance & Parts Replacement

The brake pads on your Rolls Royce should wear first

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

if the Rolls Royce 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 Rolls Royce brake discs warp then they should be replaced immediately

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

Rolls Royce Brake Servicing & Inspection Birmingham

Replace Brake Fluid if necessary

General brake disc condition

Brake calliper operation

ABS warning light operation

Top Up Brake and Clutch Fluid Levels or

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

Auxiliary handbrake shoes where appropriate

Handbrake function and travel

Hand brake linkage condition

Brake pipe Condition

Adjust handbrake

Lubricate Hand Brake Linkages

Brake drum condition

Hydraulic brake pipe fittings and joints for corrosion and leaking

Wheel cylinder condition

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

Correct brake pad movement and level of wear

Rolls Royce Steering System

Common symptoms of Rolls Royce steering alignment problems include:-
Vehicle Drift - Your Rolls Royce 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 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 Rolls Royce steering system is uneven tyre wear

Rolls Royce Steering, Wheels & Tyres:-

Steering Linkages for wear and corrosion

Rolls Royce Tyre wear and wheel alignment

Wheel Bearings for wear - play or noise

Steering Rack Gaiter condition

Tyre Condition - inc Spare

Correct wheel balance, including spare

Correct Tyre Pressure - inc Spare

Steering Condition

Power Steering Reservoir Levels and Top Up

Correct wheel nut torque to manufacturer's recommendations

Rolls Royce Brake Servicing: Brake Discs, Pads & Hydraulics

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 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.

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

Modern braking systems use hydraulic links to transfer stopping power.

Rolls Royce Timing Belt or Cambelt

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 Rolls Royce parts can be obtained as timing kits containing the appropriate timing components; such as: Rolls Royce timing belt
timing belt tensioners
timing belt tensioner idler roller
front lower crank shaft seal
water pump gasket

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

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

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

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

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

Rolls Royce Clutch Operation

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

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

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

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

Rolls Royce Fuel Injection

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

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

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

EFI - Electronic Fuel Injection
The Rolls Royce 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

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 Rolls Royce vehicles

Rolls Royce Engine Oil Change

Anti Oxidants
Preventing internal engine oxidation in your Rolls Royce 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 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 Rolls Royce engine thus, changing the lubrication properties.

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 Rolls Royce running smoothly

Oil & Filter Change
A new Rolls Royce oil filter and oil change shouldn't need a specialist Rolls Royce 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 Rolls Royce 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 Rolls Royce recommended oil change guidelines to ensure you validate your warranty.

Synthetic Oil Change - Birmingham
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

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

Rolls Royce Replacement Exhausts Birmingham

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

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

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

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

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Rolls Royce ABS

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

Rolls Royce Air Conditioning

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

Rolls Royce Fuel, Oil & Air Filters

  • Rolls Royce Air Filter
  • Rolls Royce Transmission Filter Kit
  • Rolls Royce Cabin Air and Pollen Filter
  • Rolls Royce Oil Filter
  • Rolls Royce Fuel Filter

Rolls Royce Electronic Sensors

  • Rolls Royce Oxygen Sensor
  • Rolls Royce Temperature Sensor
  • Rolls Royce Air Flow Mass Meter

Rolls Royce Electrical Components

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

Rolls Royce Wheel & Axle

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

Rolls Royce Brake Servicing

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

Rolls Royce Clutch Fitting

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

Rolls Royce Exhausts

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

Rolls Royce Engine Components

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

Birmingham Gasket Fitting

  • Rolls Royce Cylinder Head Gasket
  • Rolls Royce Valve Cover Gasket

Rolls Royce Lubrication System

  • Rolls Royce Fuel Cap
  • Rolls Royce Oil Filter
  • Rolls Royce Oil Sump and Plate
  • Rolls Royce Oil Cap
  • Rolls Royce Oil Pump
  • Rolls Royce Oil and Hydraulic Fluid

Rolls Royce Parts

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

Rolls Royce Suspension

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

Rolls Royce Problems

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