Timing Chain Garages in Birmingham

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Top garages for Timing Chain in Birmingham (423 found)
Apex Auto Repair Ltd
31 Jobs Completed
Walsall
5.0 / 5

Apex Auto Repair is a family owned vehicle repair centre which is operated from modern well equipped premises, staffed by fully trained and qualified technicians and conv

SDJ CARS LTD
128 Jobs Completed
birmingham
5.0 / 5

The Mechanic.
849 Jobs Completed
Birmingham
3.9 / 5

After successfully managing a MOT station and an extremely busy work shop, I decided to set up an MOT station of my own and to make it a modern looking, state of the art

Al-Badar Auto Tech LTD
155 Jobs Completed
Dudley
4.7 / 5

We are a family run independent business based in Dudley with competitive prices to offer and are Health and Safety Compliant. Our services range from vehicle servicing,

Heartlands Auto Centre Limited
1080 Jobs Completed
Birmingham
4.8 / 5

We are a family based team that are here to help our customer’s automobile needs. We have been established for over 15 years and have built our products and services over

Shaft Motors Ltd
797 Jobs Completed
Bilston
4.8 / 5

Looking for a local garage you can trust for service, repairs or Diagnostics on your car? We are happy to help you with your needs by giving you a very efficient work, re

Certified Remaps Ltd. + Auto Repairs
86 Jobs Completed
Willenhall
5.0 / 5

We are Certified Remaps Ltd. + Auto Repairs, a independent garage that prides itself on completing thorough diagnostics with every job, no matter how big or small. Using

Crossroads Garage (Lye) Ltd
291 Jobs Completed
Stourbridge
4.7 / 5

We're a modern workshop with the latest diagnostic software covering most makes and models, with experience in the trade of 15+ years - we know to fix your car and proper

Auto Solutions & Parts Limited
888 Jobs Completed
Birmingham
4.9 / 5

1) ENGINE REBUILDING ( RECONDITIONING ) 2) All mechanical work including MOT, Servicing, Brake Discs & Brake Pads, Automatic Gearbox Service, DPF Regen, Welding work

RPS Garage Services
425 Jobs Completed
Birmingham
4.7 / 5

With over 25 years of experience in the vehicle repairs and services industry, R.P.S Garage Services Ltd are known for providing a high standard of workmanship in Birming

4 Tonnes Automotive Centre
55 Jobs Completed
Birmingham
5.0 / 5

We pride ourselves on our commitment to provide a professional and speedy service at all times, whilst maintaining the highest quality of work at very competitive prices.

Burnt Tree Autocentre Ltd
593 Jobs Completed
Dudley
4.5 / 5

We are a memeber of Unipart Car Care Centres. We believe we are offering our customers something special by recruiting a wide network of quality, independent garages t

Gate St Autos
5 Jobs Completed
Birmingham
5.0 / 5

At Gate Street Autos, we understand that your car is more than just a vehicle - it's an essential part of your life. That's why we offer reliable and high-quality car rep

Sakis Auto Centre
946 Jobs Completed
Warwick Road
4.0 / 5

Sakis Auto Centre

FCG MOTORS
156 Jobs Completed
Birmingham
4.3 / 5

Welcome to FCG MOTORS, your local, friendly and independent mobile mechanic. We are based in Birmingham. We cover the Birmingham area and surrounding areas on a mobil

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Timing Chain Garages in Birmingham

Average rating for  Timing Chain in Birmingham bookings

4.36

39 reviews

How much does Timing Chain cost in Birmingham?

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


Timing Chain Cost by Car Make in Birmingham
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
BMW£1162.54
Vauxhall£587.37
Mercedes£1126.96
Nissan£714.37
MINI£872.99
Volkswagen£545.72
Audi£827.14

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 13/01/2024 and 12/04/2024.

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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