Timing Chain Garages in Abingdon

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TT MOTORGROUP
13 Job Completed
Didcot
5.0 / 5

AKI MOTORS LTD
563 Jobs Completed
ABINGDON
4.8 / 5

Our services include: Batteries, alternators brakes Servicing Steering and suspension Diagnostics Exhaust supply and fitment Clutches and Gearboxes Locking whee

AJH Vehicle Repairs
201 Jobs Completed
Appleford
4.7 / 5

Established in 2016, we are a relatively new, independent company with a wealth of experience in car servicing and car repairs. Our professional mechanics are trained to

Didcot Auto Centre
49 Jobs Completed
Didcot
3.3 / 5

"Didcot Auto Centre was established 5 years ago in our modern 4880 sqft premises. We provide car servicing, repairs and MOT testing. Over the years we have specialised in

HiQ Abingdon
1 Job Completed
Abingdon
5.0 / 5

When it comes to servicing your car, HiQ Abingdon can offer you the premium service you'd expect from a main dealer - without the premium price tag. This means you can re

Hartwell Ford Abingdon
Member since 21 April 2015
Abingdon

The team to go to for service you can trust, at a price you can count on. Here at Hartwell Ford we aim to provide you with an unrivalled experience when servicing you

Ridgeway Select Oxford
Member since 25 August 2015
Oxford

Ridgeway Select specialises in providing an unrivalled choice of hand-picked quality used cars, competitive prices and outstanding customer care. Buying a car through o

Humphris (Oxford)
Member since 17 November 2015
Oxford

Humphris Kia is the appointed dealership for the Oxford area. Our showroom and sales team will be delighted to discuss your motoring needs with you and can show our compr

Martin Gilbert Motor Repairs Ltd
Member since 17 May 2011
Abingdon

"Martin Gilbert Motor Repairs Ltd. is a family run business that specialises in getting you and your car back on the road in the most efficient and cost effective way. W

Hurley Motors
Member since 17 May 2011
Abingdon

"We are well established - since 1972 and here at Hurley Motors you will always find friendly professional help at hand for all your motoring problems. All our mechanics

All Parts Oxford
Member since 23 April 2015
Oxford

All Parts is an automotive parts retailer, not a garage, and this is a test account.

Fitzharris Motors
Member since 18 May 2011
Abingdon

Family owned & run business providing both a friendly and professional service. We pride ourselves on a completely honest service giving our customers real piece of mind.

Camel Tyres
Member since 26 March 2013
Abingdon

"Martin Mechanic with 20 years of experience. All makes and models, cambelts, head gasket. Exhaust, tyres, major repairs."

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How much does Timing Chain cost in Abingdon?

The cost of servicing, MOT and repairs differ across the country and Timing Chain is not any different. Labour rates will be higher or lower depending on where in the country you are. Take a look below at the average quote in Abingdon for Timing Chain on WhoCanFixMyCar.com for some of our top car makes.


Timing Chain Cost by Car Make in Abingdon
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
BMW£1118.68
Mercedes£661.20

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 07/04/2022 and 06/07/2022.

Timing Chain Repair Prices

What is a Timing Chain?

A timing chain is metal chain which works in a similar fashion to a bike chain in its function. The timing chain runs inside a car engine and is responsible for moving connecting the crankshaft to the camshaft to create motion.

The timing chain, like almost every car part, is a vital part which need to be work at optimal capacity in order for a car to be driven properly.

What does a Timing Chain do?

The timing chain is specifically responsible for connecting the crankshaft and camshaft within the engine, which are in turn, responsible for opening and closing the engines valves.

How complex is a Timing Chain repair?

A timing chain needs to be replaced between 40,000 and 100,000 miles and problems are not uncommon, especially for cars with high mileages.

Like every part used to construct a car engine, the timing chain is subject to natural wear and tear which means, eventually, it will need to be replaced.

If your engine oil is low, this will speed up the process of degradation for the part as the build-up of heat and friction will damage the part.

Furthermore, there are a variety of parts which are responsible for keeping the timing chain in the correct position including the chain guider, chain tensioner and chain silencer, which are also liable to suffer from wear and tear.

If these parts are damage, the timing chain will invariably become unsafe as well.

What will happen if my Timing Chain breaks or is damaged?

If the timing chain in your car is damaged or broken, the engine may feel sluggish, be low on power and or completely unable to start. As the timing chain wears down over time it becomes longer as it is stretched. Once this process has taken place, the ignition and valve timing becomes troublesome.

There are also a few signs that other parts surrounding the timing chain are damaged. If you can hear rattling, whirring, whining or buzzing, there is a good chance that the timing chain guide or timing chain tensioner are broken and responsible for the offending noise.

What is involved in a timing chain repair?

The average price in the UK for a timing chain repair is listed at the top of this page though the cost of a repair will depend entirely on the extend of the damage, the age of the car and the model of the car as well.

What can I do to prevent timing chain problems?

Changing your engine oil regularly will give you the best chance of keeping the timing chain in the best health and using premium oil will improve the help even more. In a well maintained engine, a timing chain could last for up to 300,000 miles and above.

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