Timing Chain Garages in Dunfermline

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DSD Garage Services LTD
38 Jobs Completed
Broxburn
4.7 / 5

Experts in vehicle servicing, repairs and diagnostics on all makes and models. PSA Group (Peugeot/Citroen/Vauxhall) specialists. We believe finding the fault correctly fi

Multifix Garage
250 Jobs Completed
Elgin Street, Dunfermline
4.8 / 5

Here at Multifix our passion is to deliver you with high-quality workmanship at competitive prices. With over 25 years’ experience, we cover all makes and models and a va

Fife Autocentre - Dunfermline
617 Jobs Completed
Dunfermline
4.6 / 5

Fife Autocentre has since 1993, become a household name and is now established as Fife's leading dealer and distributor of tyres, brakes, servicing, mot’s, batteries, exh

PMG AUTO CARE BROXBURN
7 Job Completed
broxburn
5.0 / 5

PMG AUTO CARE : MOT/SERVICE /REPAIR AND DIAGNOSE /REPAIR ACCIDENT DAMAGE FOR INSURANCE/TRADE AND PUBLIC ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE ASK

Carnegie Autos
20 Jobs Completed
Dunfermline
5.0 / 5

Carnegie Autos fully appreciate how difficult it is for people to find reliable and trustworthy garages where they can service and repair their cars. We are always keen

D&G Autocare – Crossford Garage
6 Job Completed
Crossford,
5.0 / 5

Proud to be Central Scotland’s No.1 autocare centre, D&G Autocare provide our customers with the best deals on MOTs, tyres, exhausts, brakes, servicing, suspensions,

Western Toyota Dunfermline
1 Job Completed
Halbeath
5.0 / 5

West Toyota Dunfermline offers professional, competitively priced ownership services, along with exceptional customer service. Our expertly trained staff are on hand to e

Carriden Garage
Member since 17 October 2021
Linlithglow Road

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Western Toyota Edinburgh West
Member since 17 October 2021
Edinburgh

Western Toyota Edinburgh West offers professional, competitively priced ownership services, along with exceptional customer service. Our expertly trained staff are on han

C and a autocentre ltd
Member since 17 October 2021
Inverkeithing

Mot centre class 4 and 7 Tyres and all general repairs

East Port Garage
Member since 17 October 2021
Dunfermline

"East Port Garage has now been established in Dunfermline for over 40 years, supplying quality used cars of the highest standard at the best value. Over those many years

Farquhar Repairs
Member since 17 October 2021
Kirkcaldy

Fiat and volvo specialist based in Kirkcaldy, no job too big or small.

MASTER SERVICE
Member since 17 October 2021
dunfermline

HELLO MY NAME IS DAMIAN I HAVE 25 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN MECHANICAL AND BODY WORK JOBS , MY WORK IS PERFORMED WITH THE HIGHEST PRECISION FOR THE CLIENT'S SATISFACTION

Rosyth Auto Services
Member since 17 October 2021
ROSYTH

Hi we are a new company that has just taken over an old garage. There are 7 of us that work at the garage and 2 mobile tyre fitters. Average age is 42 so we have certai

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Timing Chain Garages in Dunfermline

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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.

We work with a network of over 15,815 mechanics and garages across the UK so we can find competitive timing chain repairs for you. To find the best rear wheel alignment offers in your area;

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