Timing Chain Garages in Canvey Island

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Inverness Garage
374 Jobs Completed
Westcliff-on-Sea
4.4 / 5

We are a family run business in its second generation. Inverness Garage opened in 1970 and are a large independent garage operating in the centre of town, close to bus ro

Car-Nect Auto Group Ltd
11 Job Completed
Rayleigh
5.0 / 5

Car-Nect is proud to be part of the Bosch Car Service Network. We provide a friendly first class service at better prices with a national guarantee from Bosch. Whatever t

Essex Auto Group (Southend)
7 Job Completed
Westcliff on Sea
5.0 / 5

At Essex Auto Group Kia, we are passionate about cars, so all of our technicians are factory trained. They're fully prepared to make your needs, your car, and above all,

Prestigious Car Servicing
5 Jobs Completed
Canvey island
4.8 / 5

"Mercedes Benz mobile specialist, 12 years trained and qualified in Mercedes Benz car servicing, diagnostics and repairs. "

Torque-Tech Automotive
18 Jobs Completed
Island
4.8 / 5

We are your local garage on wheels covering all of Essex on all aspects of vehicle repairs and vehicle remapping

Southend Hyundai
5 Job Completed
WESTCLIFF-ON-SEA
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

PHAYER MOTOR SERVICES
2 Job Completed
Rayleigh
5.0 / 5

Honest and reliable mechanic with over 13 years experience, Can do anything from a simple oil and filter change to a difficult clutch replacement. Based in Rayleigh brook

Jet Wheel Tyre - Pitsea
Member since 01 September 2017
Pitsea

Jet Wheel Tyre is a family run business selling a huge range of products and services for your car, including tyres, wheels, exhausts, brakes, accessories and repairs. We

Manor Service Centre
Member since 28 June 2011
South Benfleet

"Manor Service Centre is a local garage based in Benfleet, Essex. We offer a wide range of garage services for any make or model. Our services are carried out by highly q

Land Marque Automotive Ltd
Member since 28 June 2011
Benfleet

"Land Marque Automotive specialise in the supply of genuine parts for all Land Rover models and all other makes and models of vehicles. In addition to genuine parts suppl

AJN Mechanical Services Ltd
Member since 28 June 2011
Canvey Island

"For an excellent motor test centre in Benfleet, please look no further than AJN Mechanical Services. We are the premier MOT centre in Canvey Island, offering an honest,

RC Autos
Member since 19 November 2019
Benfleet

Mobile mechanic NVQ level 3 10year+ experience

DT mobile Mechanics
Member since 16 February 2021
Canvey island

Specialise in all automotive repairs , friendly fast reliable service

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Timing Chain Garages in Canvey Island

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How much does Timing Chain cost in Canvey Island?

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


Timing Chain Cost by Car Make in Canvey Island
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
BMW£1028.04
Vauxhall£769.84
MINI£665.72
Mercedes£751.59

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 27/07/2021 and 25/10/2021.

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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