Timing Chain Garages in Corsham

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Wiltshire Tyre and Autocentre (Chippenham)
14 Jobs Completed
Chippenham,
5.0 / 5

Wiltshire Tyres operates a mobile tyre service specialising in the supply and fitting of tyres including car, van, 4x4 and run flat tyres at your home or work address. We

Meads Of Melksham
13 Job Completed
Melksham
5.0 / 5

Mead's of Melksham is a small, family run, independent garage that undertakes servicing and repairs for all makes and models of cars and vans. Kevan Freeland opened the b

Chippenham Motor Company
Member since 17 November 2015
Chippenham

Chippenham Motor Company KIA is a new and used KIA dealer in Wiltshire. As a respected automotive retailer, we pride ourselves on our forward-thinking approach to busines

Platinum Nissan - Bath
Member since 23 April 2021
Corsham

Using Genuine Nissan Parts and Accessories, our highly skilled teams of a Service Managers, Service Advisors and Technicians are on hand to deliver the highest levels of

S & K Autos
Member since 30 July 2019
Corsham

At S & K Autos, we pride ourselves in doing things right – first time, every time. And with our standards, doing things right means a commitment to quality and trans

Melksham CarCare Centre
Member since 07 September 2011
Melksham

"Melksham Car Care Centre is your local garage offering reliable motor repairs and servicing. Being a small independent business, we like to think you're treated better a

MVSR (Mobile Vehicle Service & Repair)
Member since 31 October 2013
Chippenham

"Mobile Vehicle Service & Repair is a Wiltshire based Mobile Mechanic service. Have your car serviced or repaired at home or at your place of work.We offer the same level

Angell Motors
Member since 15 August 2012
Melksham

"Angell Motors was established in 1983. The owner, Stuart Seymour, offers a friendly and reliable service and is experienced in the repair and maintenance of all makes an

Auto-Tech
Member since 25 September 2012
Melksham

"We are located on the New Broughton Road in Melksham, Wiltshire. We can provide onsite servicing and MOT's, we look forward to receiving your enquiries. "

Platinum Hyundai
Member since 22 April 2016
CHIPPENHAM

We are a local, family owned company that has been established for 40 years. We pride ourselves on excellent customer service delivered by professional, knowledgeable and

Mon Motors Limited
Member since 06 May 2015
Chippenham

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

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Timing Chain Garages in Corsham

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How much does Timing Chain cost in Corsham?

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


Timing Chain Cost by Car Make in Corsham
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
BMW£1253.53

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 29/08/2021 and 27/11/2021.

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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