Timing Chain Garages in Burntwood

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Mattg mobile mechanics
99 Jobs Completed
Burntwood
5.0 / 5

Matt g mobile mechanic , over 15 years experience on all cars and light commercial based in burntwood , why waste your time at a garage let the garage come to you from a

Mr Tyre Ltd - Lichfield
113 Jobs Completed
Lichfield
4.7 / 5

Whether you’re in need of tyres, MOTs or car servicing, throughout Central England you can rely on Mr Tyre to meet all your needs. Since 1971, we’ve been the premier car

Weston Auto Centre
31 Jobs Completed
Bridgtown
5.0 / 5

We are a family run garage, we put our customers first. Check out our reviews on the best of cannock and our facebook page

Auto Mechanical Enterprises Ltd
121 Jobs Completed
Shenstone
4.3 / 5

AME has been established for over 35 years, Family owned and run company, experienced staff. Steve Wadlow [managing director ] has over 45 years experience in the moto

Chasetown Garage Services Ltd
91 Jobs Completed
Burntwood
4.8 / 5

Welcome to Chasetown Garage where you will find a friendly family run business with trained and qualified technicians with over 100 years combined technical experience. W

Fitch Autos Ltd
37 Jobs Completed
Walsall
4.9 / 5

Fitch Autos Ltd are located in Walsall, West Midlands, our services include brakes, exhausts, clutches, car repairs, servicing, garage services and MOTs for class 4 and 7

Midlands Tuning, Remapping and Repairs
43 Jobs Completed
Brownhills
3.6 / 5

Midlands Tuning Remapping and Repairs are your local independent garage located in Aldridge who specialise in Audi, VW, Seat and Skoda vehicles. That said, we are more t

Tempest Ford
2 Job Completed
Lichfield
5.0 / 5

The team to go to for service you can trust, at a price you can count on. Here at Tempest Ford we aim to provide you with an unrivalled experience when servicing your

Northgate Garage
1 Job Completed
Aldridge
5.0 / 5

"We are a independent garage based in Aldridge Walsall. We have all the latest snap on diagnostic equipment, or highly skilled mechanics are here on site to help you with

Premier Group
Member since 08 February 2018
Cannock

Premier Group is an independent, family run business providing a complete car repairs, servicing and maintenance service. Based in Hednesford, Cannock, the business was

Central Garage (Lichfield) Ltd
Member since 08 December 2014
Lichfield

Independent garage offering a service a little bit better than you may expect.

Lichfield Mobile Mechanic
Member since 17 September 2020
Lichfield

Lichfield Mobile Mechanic

Acorn (Burntwood)
Member since 17 November 2015
Burntwood

Welcome to Acorn Kia If you’re looking for a new or used Kia, or simply require a service on your existing car, Acorn Kia in Staffordshire is the place to visit. We are p

Eurofit Autocentres - Cannock
Member since 13 January 2015
Canock

At Eurofit Autocentres on Longford Rd in Cannock we do a wide range of work including MOT,Servicing,Tyres,Steering,Diagnostics,brakes. Ask for a quote today!

P J Motors
Member since 18 November 2020
Hensford

P J Motors

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Timing Chain Garages in Burntwood

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How much does Timing Chain cost in Burntwood?

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


Timing Chain Cost by Car Make in Burntwood
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
BMW£933.11
Vauxhall£537.12
Toyota£769.81
MINI£820.46
Peugeot£563.73
Mercedes£655.52
Volkswagen£717.70
Audi£862.12
Citroen£622.62

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 30/08/2021 and 28/11/2021.

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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