Timing Chain Garages in Beccles

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Lowestoft Car & Commercial
109 Jobs Completed
Lowestoft
4.3 / 5

Lowestoft Car & Commercial are an established local independent garage and are proud to be members of Autofirst Network – a nationwide network of independent garages

Mr B's autos
14 Jobs Completed
Lowestoft
5.0 / 5

Hi I am a mobile mechanic I have been a mechanic for 28 years now I do all mechanical work including diagnostic and electrical fault finding .I have been a mobile mechani

Prestige Motors
17 Jobs Completed
Lowestoft
5.0 / 5

We are new company established in December 2019 in Lowestoft Suffolk

John Grose (Lowestoft)
Member since 17 November 2015
Lowestoft

Our Ford & Kia dealership on Whapload Road underwent a massive refurbishment project during the end of 2010 and the first half of 2011. The result is a state of the art s

M & P Autos Eurorepar Car Service Centre
Member since 11 February 2021
Beccles

VAUXHALL SPECIALISTS ALL REPAIRS UNDERTAKEN SERVICING MOT'S ARRANGED DIAGNOSTICS - ALL MAKES & MODELS

Dingle's Toyota (Lowestoft)
Member since 29 June 2015
Lowestoft

<Toyota Centre name> offers professional, competitively priced ownership services, along with exceptional customer service. Our expertly trained staff are on hand to ensu

Emerald Autoservices Ltd
Member since 25 October 2011
Beccles

Emerald Autoservices Ltd operates a fully equipped workshop staffed by qualified, time-served technicians who are equipped with the latest in hand held diagnostic softwar

Lings Hyundai
Member since 16 November 2016
Suffolk

As an established Hyundai dealer, we are proud to represent the philosophy of New Thinking, New Possibilities. We believe in challenging conventions, not for the sake

Blackbelt Diagnostics
Member since 20 February 2012
Lowestoft

Diagnostic technician

SWB Mutford Garage
Member since 25 October 2011
Beccles

"Based in the North Suffolk village of Mutford near Beccles, SWB Mutford Garage specialises in servicing and maintaining all models of Land Rover. We are enthusiastic abo

A W & D Hammond
Member since 22 July 2015
Halesworth

The team to go to for service you can trust, at a price you can count on. Here at a A W and D Hammond we aim to provide you with an unrivalled experience when servici

R. Charlish of Bungay
Member since 25 October 2011
Bungay

"Our workshop is fully equipped to service modern cars, with six vehicle lifts and the latest diagnostic tools. And of course our technicians are all qualified and well e

ATS Euromaster Lowestoft
Member since 12 August 2017
Lowestoft

Here at ATS Euromaster in Lowestoft you will find a team of experts offering our customers a range of tyres and vehicle maintenance at competitive prices. We stock we

Hillside Garage Ltd
Member since 25 October 2011
Bungay

"Hillside Garage Ltd is based in Bungay, and was established in January 2000, and has grown from strength to strength based on its continuing standard of high quality of

Cypress Autoservices
Member since 23 June 2020
Lowerstoft

We are members of the Bosch Car Service Network which is a national network of independent garages. Our objective is to provide you with a friendly and professional servi

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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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