Timing Chain Garages in Buntingford

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J Wilks Mechanical LTD
100 Jobs Completed
Stevenage
5.0 / 5

Whether your vehicle needs a quick mobile repair or a visit to a fully equipped workshop, I can help. Qualifying as a Master Technician with Ford during my career enables

WHITE EAGLE MOTORS
10 Jobs Completed
Stevenage
5.0 / 5

Hi. We provide all brands vehicle mobile mechanic service and repairs. Some of services we provide are vehicle inspections, servicing inc oil and filters and automatic ge

A1 Autos Herts Ltd.
65 Jobs Completed
Stevenage
4.3 / 5

We are a family-run business with decades of experience between us. Our goal is to provide every customer with a fantastic, stress-free experience when it comes to their

Hi Point Autos
68 Jobs Completed
Stevenage
4.8 / 5

Hi-Point Autos has built a reputation for prompt, efficient, reliable service combined with the skill and knowledge required to make any business a success, and with over

Leka fastfit centre ltd
Member since 25 May 2011
Buntingford

"At Leka MOT Ltd we specialise in all types of automotive repair and part replacement. Our services include tyres, exhausts, brakes and MOT testing, we also have expertis

Autofix Buntingford
Member since 25 May 2011
Buntingford

"Autofix is an independent business providing a wide range of services in the Buntingford and surrounding area. We offer mechanical and electrical repairs, servicing, MOT

Philip Walker Motor Vehicle Engineers
Member since 25 May 2011
Buntingford

"Philip Walker Motor vehicle Engineers has over 25 years of experience, our friendly team provide a quality service and expertise. Customer satisfaction is important to

Church Farm Garage Ardeley
Member since 14 June 2014
Ardeley

"Church Farm Garage offers mechanical repairs and MOT testing at a rate affordable to accommodate any budget, a more cost-effective option than those on offer from our ma

S.J. Tokely Repairs
Member since 26 May 2011
Buntingford

"S.J. Tokely Repairs is a family run business, with a reputation for providing a good service at a fair price. We are based in Buntingford and offer mechanical repairs, e

Howe Engineering
Member since 26 May 2011
Buntingford

"Howe Engineering is an independent family run business based in Hare Street, Buntingford, Hertfordshire established in 1988. We specialise in Saab and Land Rover but wor

Barry Jones Auto Centre
Member since 26 May 2011
Stevenage

"Barry Jones Auto Centre is a leading independent BMW & MINI specialist for all servicing, mechanical repairs and performance tuning based in Stevenage and ideally locate

Gold Star Vehicle Maintenance
Member since 26 May 2011
Stevenage

"Gold Star Vehicle Maintenance provides a garage service for road vehicle maintenance. With over 25 years of experience, Ford and Peugeot specialists, we are based in Ste

Clark's Garage Walkern
Member since 26 May 2011
Stevenage

"Clark's Garage Walkern are an independent family run business, established in 1950 and now in it's 3rd generation. We are a Renault specialist, although all makes and mo

Pelham Autos
Member since 26 May 2011
Buntingford

"Pelham Autos are a local automotive repair company in Hertfordshire. We offer a vast range of reliable services inlcuding; full servicing, tyres, exhausts, batteries, ac

Stevenage Auto Repair Centre
Member since 26 May 2011
Stevenage

"Stevenage Auto Repair Centre is an independent, family run garage in Stevenage which has been established for over 30 years. We provide a friendly, reliable and fair ser

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Timing Chain Garages in Buntingford

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How much does Timing Chain cost in Buntingford?

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


Timing Chain Cost by Car Make in Buntingford
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
BMW£1019.34
Vauxhall£597.04
Volkswagen£572.56
Mercedes£813.87
Audi£940.27
MINI£755.21
Peugeot£660.93

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 06/04/2022 and 05/07/2022.

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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