Engine Servicing Options – Pricing Etc

Stage 1  Engine Removal – Clean/Service/re-fit and test 

£285 Labour + Cost of Service kit

(currently £310 see parts desk for more info on parts used)

+ Fluids + New Fixings/bolts used etc


Remove Gearbox and exhaust manifold, separate Air-con compressor (retain in position)

Remove Engine

Inspect condition and feel of belts and Pulleys (Idle pulley, Water pump, Aux Tensioner, Alternator) replace as necessary

Remove ALL exterior Engine parts incl. studs etc –  clean down the engine thoroughly

Complete Inlet removal – clean oily residue around the inlet and ports

Remove power steering bracket and pump – clean down

Remove both sump sections – clean out old sealant

Remove oil pump – Change front and rear crankshaft oil seals

Re-seal oil pump back to block 

Re-seal both sump sections using Wurth Sealant – use new bolts to re-fix

Replace camshaft seals

Replace Cam Tensioning system incl. Belt and spring loaded tensioner, re-time using SPX cam positioning plate, loosen off both cam pulleys and re-tension using Torque wrench

Set bottom Pulley Stretch bolt to 40Nm + 90 Deg (by Hand) (Bottom pulley removed and installed using correct SPX tooling)

Renew Engine Oil and Gearbox Oil – Renew Coolant (Ford 10 year Advanced) –  top up PAS Fluid,

Re-seal cam top cover back to head (new seal)

Install new Plugs

Inspect condition of clutch and concentric slave bearing (recommend replacing at least the bearing if it’s old – Drive shaft oil seal also)

Inspect Front crankcase breather box – replace valve – re-seal back to block

Check condition of Coolant housing and coolant temp sensor (just underneath Coil Pack) clean and remove corrosion – reface – re-fit

Remove Coolant thermostat housing– clean mating face and re-seal back – fit new Thermostat

Re-assemble everything back to car and test! 

Stage 2 Engine Service – Cylinder Head service Including Skim and De-coke – £495 Labour

+ Service Kit + Fluids + Cylinder Head Gasket/Bolt set + Valve Stem oil Seals

All of the above work Plus:

Full Cylinder Head removal, clean/de-coke and Re-Face

Clean valves – replace valve stem oil seals – lap valves back into head by Hand

Install new head gasket and stretch bolts



Engine Painting Service available £135.00

More thorough clean down of the block and sump sections, getting into every last mm!

Sump Sections painted seperately so that fixings are not painted, giving the engine a new and fresh appearance

Block painted (cylinder head masked off and left un-painted)


Other parts to consider restoring whilst engine is out

Gear Linkage pole 

Driveshaft Support Bearing


Driveshaft inspection – check / re-pack joints and renew intermediate/support bearing

Fuelling sensors – Air Flow – Oxygen sensor etc

Heater Control Valve

Coolant hose upper and lower to radiator

Engine Mounts

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