Timing Chain Garages in Amersham

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JTH Performance
248 Jobs Completed
Princess Risborough
5.0 / 5

Small independent business covering a variety of aspects from full vehicle restoration/ motorsport preparation through to general service work and repairs. All work under

Marvelous Cars Mobile Mechanic
1365 Jobs Completed
Watford
4.5 / 5

Here at Marvelous Cars, we strive to provide the best vehicle repair and services to our customers. We are a mobile mechanic that provides on-the-go services wherever and

Dsg spark motors
72 Jobs Completed
Watford
4.6 / 5

We're an auto-electrical specialist offering a mobile service within 15 mile radius for the following services; Repair electric and wiring - Re-mapping more horsepowe

Active Tyres Ltd
15 Job Completed
Chesham
5.0 / 5

Brookdene Motors
308 Jobs Completed
Watford
4.8 / 5

Brookdene Motors has been established for over 25 years, offering general repairs and servicing to Watford and the surrounding areas. We are specialist in VW, Audi, Seat,

EDS MOT AND SERVICING
163 Jobs Completed
Watford
4.8 / 5

Dear Customer, Here at EDS we undertake all kind of work on any vehicle make and model, from a basic service to engine replacement. We offer a range of services li

Barnside Motors
1374 Jobs Completed
Maidenhead
4.9 / 5

Welcome to Barnside Motors. We are a garage based near Maidenhead and Slough providing large workshop, MOT and car sales facilities. We offer free collection and delive

RSC Ltd.
52 Jobs Completed
Watford
4.5 / 5

We have on site a fully equipped three ramp workshop. Our work shop philosophy is very old school, we will never carry out any work to your vehicle unless it is needed, a

Super Speed Sports Cars Ltd
14 Jobs Completed
Slough
4.8 / 5

We are a 5-star vehicle MOT and repair centre located in Stoke Poges specialising in vehicle maintenance. We are BMW, Jaguar Land Rover, Mercedes approved and RAC accredi

Nash Mills MOT & Service Centre
139 Jobs Completed
Hemel Hempstead
3.8 / 5

At Nash Mills we are a young and progressive company located on the boundaries of Hemel Hempstead and further afield, such as in - St. Albans - Watford - Hatfield

Northwood Coachworks Limited
18 Jobs Completed
Watford
3.7 / 5

Welcome to Northwood Coachworks! We're a family-run workshop in our 23rd year in business, serving West London, Hertfordshire and the surrounding areas. We specialise in

RF CARS & REPAIRS LTD
8 Job Completed
Watford
5.0 / 5

Here at RF Cars & Repairs, We pride ourselves on the positive feedback and return business of our customers. We are a Watford based garage who specialize in vehicle

Mobile Auto Repair Services Ltd
58 Jobs Completed
Beaconsfield
4.5 / 5

All Types Of Repairs undertaken, including Pre Mot inspections. We also Won’t Be Beaten On Price. Being mobile we can offer savings other garages cant. Visit Our Facebook

Prestige Autoworks
26 Jobs Completed
UXBRIDGE
4.3 / 5

We are a fresh, sharp and reliable new business on the scene, offering our mobile services strictly for the luxury vehicle market. With huge knowledge and years of experi

ARK TECH AUTOS.
110 Jobs Completed
HIGH WYCOMBE
4.6 / 5

Ark Tech Autos is a privately owned, independent business that specializes in bodywork and mechanical work on all kinds of vehicles. We pride ourselves in delighting all

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Timing Chain Garages in Amersham

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How much does Timing Chain cost in Amersham?

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 Amersham for Timing Chain on WhoCanFixMyCar.com for some of our top car makes.


Timing Chain Cost by Car Make in Amersham
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
BMW£1070.53
Volkswagen£619.29
Vauxhall£642.30
Nissan£464.65
Mercedes£620.08
MINI£734.38
Audi£746.20
Renault£1000.18

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 01/11/2022 and 30/01/2023.

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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