Timing Chain Garages in Colindale

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AM Autos London LTD
153 Jobs Completed
Greenford
4.3 / 5

AM Autos London Ltd is synonymous with providing the care your vehicle deserves. We are known as a full-service auto maintenance and repair garage that has been serving L

Universal Cars Ltd
639 Jobs Completed
London
4.6 / 5

Universal Cars Ltd has been in operation since 2015, carrying out all forms of mechanical repairs, maintenance work, servicing, MOT’s and bodywork in our garage, with no

Auto Plaza Ltd
577 Jobs Completed
London
4.9 / 5

Hello and Welcome to Auto Plaza in London at Unit C, 23 Aintree road, UB6 7LA ! We are proud to be announced London and National TOP Performer Garage in West London.

Zek MOT'S
145 Jobs Completed
Edgware
4.2 / 5

We are a family run independent garage, with over 30 years of experience working on all makes and models. We do MOT's on motorbikes as well as cars, offering to carry ou

AMZ Motors Ltd
26 Jobs Completed
London
3.7 / 5

Established in 2002, we offer a wide array of services for cars. With five ramps and parking area that can accommodate up to 30 cars, AMZ aims to satisfy every customer.

4 Fab Wheels
1022 Jobs Completed
London
4.8 / 5

4 Fab Wheels is a newly formed company based in the heart of Wembley. We own a very large garage which includes a tyre bay, an in-house car wash and valet bay and a bodys

iFit Motors
499 Jobs Completed
Greenford
4.6 / 5

iFit Motors Ltd is providing professional vehicle repair services to the Greater London area. We are a full-service repair centre specialising in providing top-quality s

Autowerke Ltd
1035 Jobs Completed
London
4.6 / 5

We specialise in service and repairs for all makes and models of cars. With experience we provide efficient, value for money servicing and repairs, using original parts a

Waterloo Autos Ltd
59 Jobs Completed
London
5.0 / 5

With over 30 years experience Waterloo Autos can offer a complete, competitively priced, personal service for all aspects relating to the upkeep and maintenance of your v

Halt Motor Company
90 Jobs Completed
London
3.6 / 5

David Bux started Halt Motor Company in 1979 and it is now a well-established family business, with sons James and Charles now running the workshop full-time.  HMC has be

Alperton Car Clinic
412 Jobs Completed
Alperton, Wembley
4.6 / 5

Our garage is based in Wembley, and can carry out almost all servicing and repair jobs. Our technicians are all qualified to a very high standard and have many years of

AVS Ltd.
203 Jobs Completed
Harrow
4.1 / 5

We are a well established local Harrow garage, providing a wide range of garage services including Servicing, MOT's, Bodywork Repairs, Tyres, Brakes and Clutches to name

Atech Autos
173 Jobs Completed
Edgware
4.3 / 5

Atech Autos is an independent garage based in the heart of Edgware, London. With over 25 years of experience. We specialise in all makes and models, no job is too big or

OGS Mechanics
349 Jobs Completed
Finchley
4.4 / 5

Picking a reliable and competent vehicle repair centre can be tricky. Here at O.G.S. Mechanics we operate very strictly to the Motor Industry Code of Practice and our

One Stop Repairs
9 Jobs Completed
Harrow
5.0 / 5

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Timing Chain Garages in Colindale

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How much does Timing Chain cost in Colindale?

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


Timing Chain Cost by Car Make in Colindale
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
BMW£869.48
Vauxhall£559.79
Volkswagen£627.15
Audi£782.03
MINI£675.80
Mercedes£714.04
Citroen£755.02
Renault£935.98
Nissan£696.38
Ford£489.71
Peugeot£560.81

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 26/10/2021 and 24/01/2022.

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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