Timing Chain Garages in Bedford

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Juniors autos
10 Jobs Completed
Bedford
5.0 / 5

Based in bedfordshire Availability; Monday to Sunday Am to PM We can price match and beat quotes!

Automotive Services (Eastern) Ltd
256 Jobs Completed
Bedford
4.2 / 5

Welcome to Automotive Services, we have many years' experience in all aspects of the motor trade. Our team is highly experienced and fully trained to provide a service wh

Pitstop Bedford LTD
75 Jobs Completed
Bedford
4.2 / 5

Pitstop Bedford LTD

Prestige Auto Solutions Ltd
293 Jobs Completed
St Neots
4.8 / 5

We are an established local independent garage and are proud to be members of Autofirst Network and an RAC Approved Garage – a nationwide network of independent garages o

E-Carparts T/A B S Motors
61 Jobs Completed
Sandy
3.5 / 5

Here at BS Motors we are proud to be an RAC & Trading Standards Approved Garage And Used Car Dealer,. We strive to bring you the best possible service at all times. W

Fenlake Auto Electrical Services
9 Job Completed
Bedford
5.0 / 5

ESTABLISHED 1979, FENLAKE AUTO ELECTRICAL SERVICES SPECIALISE IN CAR, COMMERCIAL, AGRICULTURAL, PLANT AND MARINE SERVICES. Fenlake is an independent authorised Bosch C

Carbon Medics Ltd
20 Jobs Completed
Bedford
5.0 / 5

With over 60 years experience combined, our team at Carbon Medics are here for all your mechanical needs. We hold a wealth of knowledge and skills that we have gained ov

SA Service Centre Ltd
10 Job Completed
St Neots
5.0 / 5

Business Overview Here At SA Service Centre we pride ourselves on being an independent garage you can trust. There are no hidden extras, we carry out all our work safely

BMWise
111 Jobs Completed
stewartby
4.9 / 5

Hi I'm Craig from BMWISE and I am independent mobile mechanic formed in 2015 having previously worked at a BMW main dealer for over 7 years. Qualified BMW & MINI tech

Venture Performance LTD
47 Jobs Completed
Sharnbrook
4.7 / 5

Full Workshop Facility at our base at Sharnbrook MK441NA. We are also a Mobile Mechanic Specialising in Both Modern and Classic Vehicles. We have Years of experience w

Auto Sportivo Bedford
3 Jobs Completed
Bedford
5.0 / 5

Are you passionate about your Italian car? Then you have definitely come to the right place! Auto Sportivo Bradford was founded in 2014 by two hard working car fanati

John R Ford and Sons Shefford
2 Job Completed
Shefford
5.0 / 5

The team to go to for service you can trust, at a price you can count on. Here at John R Ford and Sons (Shefford) Limited we aim to provide you with an unrivalled expe

Bedford MOT Centre
2 Job Completed
Bedford
5.0 / 5

Established over 25 years ago, covering all aspects of mechanical repairs and mots. We're located in town centre of Bedford.

Rob Frost
2 Jobs Completed
Bedford
5.0 / 5

"Mobile car service operating in the Bedford area. Brakes suspension, diagnostics along with servicing and mot arranging. Completely mobile saving the customer money."

Steve Frood Autos LLP
Member since 03 August 2018
Sandy

Steve Frood Autos is the unrivalled Auto Centre in Sandy dedicated to our customers and their cars. We strive to provide a reliable garage that can do every job, pro

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Timing Chain Garages in Bedford

Average rating for  Timing Chain in Bedford bookings

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How much does Timing Chain cost in Bedford?

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


Timing Chain Cost by Car Make in Bedford
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
BMW£980.64
Vauxhall£581.55

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 03/09/2021 and 02/12/2021.

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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