Timing Chain Garages in Christchurch

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Wessex Motors
16 Jobs Completed
Christchurch
5.0 / 5

At Wessex Motors Garage Christchurch and Bournemouth we have a wealth of experience in the industry. We provide MOT’s, repairs and servicing, all at extremely competitive

Targa Florio
47 Jobs Completed
Bournemouth
5.0 / 5

Targa Florio garage is serving customers since 1980. We are based in Bournemouth on Christchurch road and we offer a wide range of services including MOT, Service, Tyre,

Express Auto Repairs
175 Jobs Completed
Bournemouth
4.8 / 5

Established in June 2019 we become so busy that I had to have a helping hand a couple of days a week, so my Brother who is a Mechanic as well started out giving me the he

Barrack Road Autocentre
104 Jobs Completed
Christchurch
4.3 / 5

We are local independent garage with an experienced team of qualified mechanics, automotive technicians and tyre fitters aiming to service and repair your vehicle quickly

St Christophers Car Sales
119 Jobs Completed
BOURNEMOUTH
3.9 / 5

We are an established local independent garage and are in our 36th year of trading. We are proud to be members of Autofirst Network, and approved by the AA and the RAC –

Charminsterautorepairs
129 Jobs Completed
Bournemouth
4.6 / 5

repairs and servicing carried out to all cars and vans.mot test centre.clutch speciallist . friendly service with high level of workmanship at a affordable price

JPL Garage Services
49 Jobs Completed
Christchurch
5.0 / 5

Let our expert mechanics repair your car, if you're located in Christchurch or surrounding areas in Dorset make us your first choice, you can rest assured we will treat y

Sopley Garage
122 Jobs Completed
Christchurch
4.9 / 5

Sopley Garage is a well established business located in Sopley on the main road between Christchurch and Ringwood. We cover all areas of mechanical car repairs, car servi

The Forge Garage Winton Limited
18 Jobs Completed
Bournemouth
4.0 / 5

We are a vehicle repair garage in Bournemouth offering MOTs, Servicing and Repairs for cars, light commercials and campervans. We have 2 Service Centres located for easy

Autobot
128 Jobs Completed
Bournemouth
4.6 / 5

"Autobot mobile mechanics is a business for helping people with car problems, We are experts at helping our customers get back on the road in no time. We offer a mobile m

Brake and Clutch Depot
10 Jobs Completed
Bournemouth
4.7 / 5

"We are an established highly reputable garage specialising in Brake and Clutch Fitting. We also offer comprehensive garage services undertaking all aspects of mechanical

Mill Road Motors
12 Jobs Completed
Christchurch
4.4 / 5

"We aim to be your first choice for motor repair and service needs in and around Christchurch, Highcliffe and Southbourne, by providing you with the very best customer ex

Diesel Fix
4 Jobs Completed
Branksome Poole
5.0 / 5

We are a diesel repair company who are on hand to repair cars, HGV, plant and marine engines. We are happy to service and repair all makes of diesel common rail, etc, an

A2B mobile mechanics
3 Job Completed
Bournemouth
5.0 / 5

Welcome to A2B mobile mechanics, we are a mobile mechanics service that operates in Bournemouth, Poole and the surrounding areas. *24 hours a day* Our teams of tec

Westover Toyota Bournemouth
1 Job Completed
Bournemouth
5.0 / 5

Westover Toyota offers professional, manufacturer trained Technicians that understand what it takes to keep your car performing at its best. Just knowing that your Toyota

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Timing Chain Garages in Christchurch

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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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