Timing Chain Garages in Gillingham

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JR Vehicle Services
571 Jobs Completed
Aylesford
4.7 / 5

We are an independant garage that caters for most of your vehicle needs. We are fully qualified, fully insured and very keen to repair vehicles honestly and as reasona

Vehicle Mobile Solutions / VMS Customs Ltd
1 Jobs Completed
CHATHAM
5.0 / 5

Based in Chatham VMS have experience in carrying out all manor work on cars and vans. We have high cusotmer retention working on private vehicles and for a wide range

Vehicle repair services
149 Jobs Completed
Tilbury
5.0 / 5

At Vehicle Repair Services we can guarantee you excellent customer service at all times. It is not for nothing that we enjoy high customer retention rates. We are trusted

autotrend motor services limited
141 Jobs Completed
CHATHAM
4.6 / 5

Autotrend Motor Services offers Car & Light Commercial Repairs, MOT Testing (Class 4 and Class 7), Welding, Air Conditioning, Servicing, Clutches, Tracking and Diagno

CWC Automotive Ltd
155 Jobs Completed
Sittingbourne
4.9 / 5

Specialist dealer trained technicians in various manufacturers, with the latest diagnostic equipment gives you the confidence that your vehicle is in the very safest of h

All Vehicle Services (Kent) Ltd
450 Jobs Completed
Sittingbourne
4.2 / 5

We are an established local independent garage and are proud to be members of Autofirst Network – a nationwide network of independent garages operating to the Network’s 6

Oakley Car & Classic Ltd.
431 Jobs Completed
Maidstone
4.6 / 5

Welcome to Oakley Car and Classic Ltd. We have a shared passion to give you, the motorist, the best possible levels of service and customer care. Having acquired an ex

An Tyres & Company
198 Jobs Completed
Kent
4.4 / 5

We are glad that you took the time out to know more about us. We are AN Tyres, and we are the most popular auto garage in and around Maidstone. We started small in 201

Kmita Motors
37 Jobs Completed
Gravesend
4.2 / 5

We are a family run business providing excellent service to our customers. Our fully qualified and trained mechanics can offer all types of service repairs and diagnostic

Smith Vehicle Services
387 Jobs Completed
Rochester
4.4 / 5

Mobile mechanic based in the Medway towns. Covering all of Medway, Maidstone, Swale & surrounding areas. 9 years experience working on all vehicles to a high level w

Mach 1 Automotive LTD
219 Jobs Completed
Chatham
4.8 / 5

We are a small family run business and 100% committed to customer satisfaction. We aim to provide a personal and high-quality service. We will back up all our work with a

Repair & Shine UK Ltd
332 Jobs Completed
Sittingbourne
4.5 / 5

Welcome to Repair & Shine UK Ltd At Repair & Shine UK LTD You will find our professional team able to offer you a personal unique service. We pride ourselves o

SDM Auto Service & Repair
40 Jobs Completed
Grays
4.6 / 5

We are specialised in vehicle repair and servicing, based in Grays, Essex. Our aim is to give your car more life and delivery quality and transparent experience. Why c

SM Mobile Mechanics
164 Jobs Completed
ROCHESTER
4.6 / 5

At SM Mobile Mechanic we are fully insured mobile mechanics, making your motoring needs simple and convenient. We offer a wide range of services including; servicing, bra

TMAKE AUTO SERVICES
43 Jobs Completed
Chadwell St. Mary
3.9 / 5

For quality Auto care, repairs, maintenance and MOT, contact T Make Auto Service. We are a Government Licensed and approved Auto Garage with a dedicated and responsive t

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Timing Chain Garages in Gillingham

Average rating for  Timing Chain in Gillingham bookings

4.07

15 reviews

How much does Timing Chain cost in Gillingham?

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


Timing Chain Cost by Car Make in Gillingham
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
BMW£979.16
MINI£751.72
Vauxhall£470.08
Mercedes£924.08
Renault£698.08
Volkswagen£588.13
Nissan£577.59
Peugeot£646.19

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 09/09/2022 and 08/12/2022.

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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