Timing Chain Garages in Bromley

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PKB Motor Company
115 Jobs Completed
Beckenham
4.9 / 5

We strive to become the best and most trusted local garage in Beckenham providing a main dealer, high level service at a price you can enjoy. All of our works are carri

Zafar Automotive Repairs
182 Jobs Completed
Sydenham
4.7 / 5

We are a Mobile Automotive Repairs Service. We have been in the industry respectfully for the last few years with a fully established network within London, West Midlands

Eltham Test Centre
102 Jobs Completed
London
4.7 / 5

We are a family run workshop which has been established for over 30 years and prides itself on quality workmanship and fantastic customer service, utilising its team of h

DP Vehicle Care
83 Jobs Completed
Covering all areas
4.7 / 5

We are a family run business established 1995. We have over 20 years experience. We have a fantastic reputation for our reliability and reasonable prices. We are fully mo

MARKY MOTORS
9 Job Completed
Catford
5.0 / 5

Reliable and professional. Se61lg verdant lane behind the car wash. Can repair some Vehicles at a location chosen by you. City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Vehicl

R&d engine rebuild
54 Jobs Completed
London
5.0 / 5

I’m mobile mechanic based in south east London.im specialist in engines and transmissions with over 18 years of experience .

MC Son Autos
57 Jobs Completed
croydon
4.7 / 5

I began my mechanical career with Vauxhall where I completed my apprenticeship and worked over the course of 8 years before I went into the family business with my father

W J King Hyundai
4 Job Completed
BROMLEY
5.0 / 5

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

ELMSIDE GARAGE LTD
9 Job Completed
beckenham
5.0 / 5

Customer service is very important to us and we pride ourselves on keeping our customers happy by offering a helpful friendly service and answering all of your questions

D&S Auto Solution
31 Jobs Completed
South Norwood
4.6 / 5

We are based in south norwood providing a friendly professional service to all our customers. We carry out Mot testing, servicing , repairs and diagnostics on makes of c

Bromley Kia
10 Job Completed
Beckenham
5.0 / 5

The Chinese Garage Sales Service and Parts for Kia Cars mot''s and servicing all makes Tyres Family owned in the Beckenham area the unique building is home to the service

Brockley Auto & Tyres
12 Jobs Completed
Lewisham
4.2 / 5

Brockley Auto & Tyres are your One Stop shop for everything automotive! With over 25 years in the business, our family run garage offers tailor made solutions for al

Orpington Honda
22 Jobs Completed
Orpington
5.0 / 5

We are available for the lifetime of your vehicle to provide a range of aftersales care including servicing, certified MOT testing, and many forms of repair. We offer thi

VGS
5 Job Completed
Croydon
5.0 / 5

VGS is an Volkswagen & Audi Group specialist. We specialise in Volkswagen, Audi, Seat and Skoda. Typically, Our customers come to us as an independent Volkswagen Gr

Bromley Vehicle Test Centre Ltd
1 Job Completed
Bromley
5.0 / 5

We at Bromley Vehicle Test Centre, located in Bromley, Kent, are a family run business offering Good Old Fashioned Service with over 35 years experience in the garage tr

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Timing Chain Garages in Bromley

Average rating for  Timing Chain in Bromley bookings

4.44

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How much does Timing Chain cost in Bromley?

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


Timing Chain Cost by Car Make in Bromley
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
BMW£853.19
Vauxhall£535.67
Volkswagen£636.52
MINI£680.04
Mercedes£696.25
Peugeot£738.37
Audi£828.16
Nissan£779.40
Ford£765.20
Toyota£611.15
Renault£936.40
Citroen£640.55

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 21/07/2021 and 19/10/2021.

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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