Timing Chain Garages in Glasgow

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Drivers Autocentre Firpark
2095 Jobs Completed
Glasgow
4.7 / 5

SCOTLAND'S GARAGE OF THE YEAR 2017/2018/2019 Drivers Autocentre we aim to provide the best value for money service and experience when you entrust us with your vehicle.

TSF Autos mobile mechanics
38 Jobs Completed
Glasgow
5.0 / 5

We are a small close knit team ready to service or repair your vehicle. We specialise in BMW and Audi as well as the VAG group (VW, Audi, Seat and Skoda), however we are

GMC Car and Commercial Repairs
403 Jobs Completed
Paisley
4.6 / 5

GMC Car and Commercial Repairs is a local independent garage based in Paisley that has over 20 years experience in providing repairs, servicing and maintenance on all mak

Kerr tech Motor engineers LTD
981 Jobs Completed
Rutherglen
5.0 / 5

Our established family run business offers automotive services at great rates. Our roles include MOT's, servicing, electrical work, brakes steering and suspenison, tyres,

Pak Motors Glasgow Ltd.
587 Jobs Completed
Glasgow
4.4 / 5

Pak Motors Glasgow Ltd , Scotland - South West <br />PAK Motors has been operating since 2014. We are a local business for the local people and we care. The garage offers a 5

DWMotorwoks
148 Jobs Completed
Hillington
4.7 / 5

Mobile mechanics based in Hillington Glasgow <br /><br />We are Ford specialists but take on all makes and models

Arifs Autofix
56 Jobs Completed
Glasgow
3.8 / 5

ARIF'S AUTOFIX<br />ARIF'S AUTOFIX MOT Centre located at Glasgow (G4 0LP) TelThis is a class 4, 7, MOT Centre. Its VTS Number is VContact them on

Hampden Auto car and van repair
248 Jobs Completed
Glasgow
4.3 / 5

Has your car failed its MOT? Don't pay crazy money call Hampden Auto and we can give you competitive prices over the phone that no one can beat. Our exceptionally skilled

Drivers Autocentre - Maryhill Road
612 Jobs Completed
Glasgow
4.7 / 5

SCOTLAND'S GARAGE OF THE YEAR 2017/2018/2019 Drivers Autocentre we aim to provide the best value for money service and experience when you entrust us with your vehicle.

Auto Solutions East LTD
1790 Jobs Completed
East Kilbride
4.8 / 5

AUTO SOLUTIONS EK Ltd is a family run garage which has been trading for over 25 years Based in East Kilbride, we are a well established and reputable company in the loca

BMW MINI SERVICES
57 Jobs Completed
Glasgow
4.9 / 5

With 23 years experience in the motor industry and 18 years with BMW &amp; MINI we are here to offer a fresh cost effective approach to maintaining your investment.<br />We a

UHO Limited
17 Job Completed
Glasgow
4.0 / 5

UHO LTD T/A GLASGOW MOTORS has been operating since 2014 owned by Usman Baig. I also hire 2 other mechanics who are very experienced in the trade. The workshop offers 3 R

Drive Motors
283 Jobs Completed
Glasgow
4.9 / 5

Drive Motors is an independent garage based in Blantyre, Glasgow specialising in motor repairs, servicing, mechanical work, body work, MOT's and car diagnostics. Not only

CAM AUTOS
8 Job Completed
Glasgow
5.0 / 5

We are members of the Bosch Car Service Network which is a national network of independent garages. Our objective is to provide you with a friendly and professional servi

AVS auto solutions
322 Jobs Completed
glasgow
4.7 / 5

AVS is a newly established family run garage in the glasgow area ... we offer competitively priced service and repair on all makes and models of vehicles. We cater for al

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Timing Chain Garages in Glasgow

Average rating for  Timing Chain in Glasgow bookings

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How much does Timing Chain cost in Glasgow?

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


Timing Chain Cost by Car Make in Glasgow
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
BMW£806.92
Volkswagen£390.56
Vauxhall£547.12
Mercedes£548.91
Renault£571.23
Nissan£658.92
Ford£618.70

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 22/03/2021 and 20/06/2021.

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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