Timing Chain Garages in Cheltenham

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DT Motors Ltd
264 Jobs Completed
Cheltenham
5.0 / 5

DT Motors Ltd Garage in Cheltenham 10D Alstone Lane Industrial Estate, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL51 8HF Open Monday - Friday til 8am -5pm Friendly, family run g

Craigs' Garage
478 Jobs Completed
Gloucester
4.8 / 5

Here @ Craigs' Garage we are a genuine family run garage, providing excellent workmanship without compromising value for money. Our team of knowledgeable, experienced an

Baylis - Cheltenham
50 Jobs Completed
Cheltenham
2.3 / 5

With over 360 employees and 8 branches throughout Gloucestershire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire, Baylis is one of the largest independently managed Vauxhall groups in

T L Automotive Services Ltd
396 Jobs Completed
Gloucester
4.0 / 5

Here at TL Automotive we are a friendly and trusted independent garage dedicated to providing sensational service to you and your vehicle. We are here to build solid a

Shire Cars Ltd
20 Job Completed
Cheltenham
4.0 / 5

We are a Bosch Car Service and MOT Centre. This provides you with the confidence to know we are a certified garage working with Bosch to provide you a set standard of wor

SAS AUTOS LTD
5 Jobs Completed
Gloucester
5.0 / 5

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Central Motor Services (Cheltenham) Ltd
29 Jobs Completed
Cheltenham
3.9 / 5

Central Motor Services (Cheltenham) Ltd are a family owned large garage which has been established since 1964. We operate as a team of 9 staff, 7 of which are mechanics.

Swift Fit Ltd
24 Jobs Completed
Gloucester
4.7 / 5

Welcome to Swiftfit one of Gloucestershire's leading independent garages for over 25 years. We are local, serving Gloucester and the surrounding area. Our garage alwa

PSC Autocentres Ltd
8 Jobs Completed
Cheltenham
5.0 / 5

PSC Autocentre is Cheltenham's leading and largest Independent Specialist German Vehicle Service Centre for Audi, Volkswagen, BMW, MINI, Mercedes-Benz, Seat & Skoda.

MXV Car Services
6 Jobs Completed
Gloucester
5.0 / 5

"I am fully qualified technician with over 13 years experience on repairing and maintaining all type of motor vehicles from standard factory cars, up to sports modifie

M&N AUTO REPAIRS LTD
2 Jobs Completed
GLOUCESTER
5.0 / 5

M&N Have been established since the year 2010, with over 40 years of mechanical experience they are highly qualified and try to offer the best customer service for compet

123 Car & Commercial
14 Jobs Completed
Gloucester
4.9 / 5

"123 Car & Commercial are a Gloucester based MOT, servicing and car repair specialist who believe that it is the customer that counts. We are a state of the art VOSA appr

Woodmancote Garage
1 Job Completed
Woodmancote
5.0 / 5

"Our company is based on the belief that our customers' needs are of the utmost importance. Our small dedicated team is committed to meeting those needs. As a result, a h

Mottec Automotive
5 Jobs Completed
Gloucester
4.4 / 5

"I have been in the motor industry for over 40 years and ran my own mobile diagnostic business in Gloucestershire for over 18 years up to 2002. I have now set up a state

Wessex (Gloucester)
Member since 17 November 2015
Gloucester

The role of our Corporate & Small Business Department revolves around achieving two principle objectives. The first is to contact new and existing customers offering a de

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Timing Chain Garages in Cheltenham

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How much does Timing Chain cost in Cheltenham?

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


Timing Chain Cost by Car Make in Cheltenham
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
BMW£980.38
Vauxhall£464.58

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

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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