Timing Chain Garages in Birmingham

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Auto Solutions & Parts Limited
238 Jobs Completed
Birmingham
5.0 / 5

1) All mechanical work including MOT, Servicing, Brake Discs & Brake Pads, Automatic Gearbox Service, DPF Regen, Welding work so you do not always have to buy new par

GLA Autos Ltd
218 Jobs Completed
Birmingham
4.9 / 5

We are a fun hard working family run MOT Station and garage, taking on all make and model vehicles. Owned by Vinny and Stacey a husband and Wife team, both being Mot Te

Shaft Motors Ltd
174 Jobs Completed
Bilston
5.0 / 5

SHAFT MOTORS LTD 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 a very effi

RideRepairs
61 Jobs Completed
Birmingham
4.9 / 5

Here at ride repairs we value our customer and the feedback they give us. we aim to please all of our customers and always take PRICE into consideration as cars can be ve

Northfield Car Care Centre
399 Jobs Completed
Birmingham
3.8 / 5

Northfield Car Care Centre is a family run business that has been established since 1990. Situated on Bristol Road South, South West Birmingham. We have a team of fully q

Heartlands Auto Centre Limited
665 Jobs Completed
Birmingham
4.9 / 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

ABM Autohaus Ltd
629 Jobs Completed
Birmingham
4.3 / 5

We are specialists in engine reconditioning of all makes and models. We are based in Sutton Coldfield in Birmingham, West Midlands. We carry out all general car repairs,

Jag Auto Repairs
805 Jobs Completed
West Bromwich
4.5 / 5

Why should you choose me? I'm one of the best in my field, fully prioritising the customer. I have experience working for main dealers such as FORD, VOLKSWAGEN, LAND RO

One Stop Garage Walsall Ltd
251 Jobs Completed
Walsall
4.2 / 5

We are a 5 ramp garage offering MOT's, Diagnostics, Bodywork, Repairs, Servicing and Tyres. Our experienced staff have years of experience and our customer service is se

Burnt Tree Autocentre Ltd
59 Job Completed
Dudley
5.0 / 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

Sakis Auto Centre
442 Jobs Completed
Warwick Road
4.1 / 5

Sakis Auto Centre

Highgate Autos Midland Limited
290 Jobs Completed
BIRMINGHAM
4.5 / 5

Here at Highgate Autos we have a team of fully qualified mechanics with over 20 years experience. We are driven to deliver outstanding customer service and want to make y

The Mechanic.
510 Jobs Completed
Birmingham
4.2 / 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
16 Job Completed
Birmingham
5.0 / 5

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

AUTO SOLUTIONS TIPTON LTD
220 Jobs Completed
TIPTON
4.9 / 5

We are a well established and highly rated local motor company based in Tipton. We have years of expertise, experience and knowledge within the Motor Trade. We aim

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Timing Chain Garages in Birmingham

Average rating for  Timing Chain in Birmingham bookings

4.57

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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£959.62
Vauxhall£586.66
Toyota£765.87
MINI£801.47
Volkswagen£674.94
Citroen£638.52
Mercedes£555.02
Audi£845.61
Renault£548.37
Nissan£393.82
Peugeot£591.99

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.

We work with a network of over 16,246 mechanics and garages across the UK so we can find competitive timing chain repairs for you. To find the best rear wheel alignment offers in your area;

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