Timing Chain Garages in Gorton

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Quick Stop Autocentres Ltd
188 Jobs Completed
West Gortorn
4.9 / 5

We are an established Family run company that has been trading for over 46 years At Quick Stop Autocentres we offer a complete range of car services, including; tyres,

DS AUTO AND MOT
3219 Jobs Completed
Stretford
4.1 / 5

DS AUTO, is a family run business, based in Stretford and we cover all Manchester and the surrounding areas for Recovery, Breakdown and Garage service. We work alongsi

MJ VEHICLE REPAIR LTD
191 Jobs Completed
Bredbury
4.7 / 5

WE ARE RAC APPROVED GARAGE In our garage, we carry out our job to meet the highest standards and professional requirements. There is nothing that we can not fix as we

Sandy Lane Service Station Ltd
445 Jobs Completed
Stockport
3.8 / 5

Established in 1986, a family run business in the heart of South Reddish. We have built our reputation through providing a quality service and will always go that extra m

Taw Garage (Manchester) LTD
687 Jobs Completed
Manchester
4.7 / 5

Taw Garage Limited is a Family owed business which has been established for over 39 years, we are also an Approved Garage that carries out all aspects of vehicle repairs

L.P Autos
1207 Jobs Completed
Failsworth
4.3 / 5

L.p Autos LTD specialises in all vehicle makes and models. Our services range from servicing, diagnostics, Brakes, Suspension, Clutches, Engine repair. We are a family bu

QUICK FIX AUTO REPAIRS LIMITED
501 Jobs Completed
Salford
4.7 / 5

We are a family run business with over 10 years of experience in Car Body Repairs and Mechanical Repairs. We take pride in all our work and always aim for customers 100%

Awan Auto Tec
1872 Jobs Completed
Manchester
4.7 / 5

Awan Auto Tec are an independently run garage based in Ardwick, Manchester, which has been established since 2016. We have a team of three very experienced, fully qualif

C j motors Stockport ltd
8 Jobs Completed
Stockport
5.0 / 5

We are expert Mechanics situated in your local vicinity of Stockport and nearby areas. Our team is always ready to help with your vehicle repairs, whether it is Mechanica

Integrated Auto Solutions
803 Jobs Completed
Denton
4.9 / 5

Integrated Auto Solutions are a local independent garage based in Manchester. We are a newly formed company who have been established a little over a year, and we are go

Total Fix Service Ltd
852 Jobs Completed
Stockport
4.8 / 5

We are a team of professionals specialized in the auto repairs,engine reconditioning,maintenance and service of all diesel and petrol engines. Our team is fast,reliable

Elshaddai Motors ltd
630 Jobs Completed
manchester
4.3 / 5

The best way to keep your vehicle running smoothly, powerfully and looking its best is through regular servicing and maintenance by choosing Elshaddai Motors Manchester

M60 Autos
1412 Jobs Completed
Victoria Work, Sunny Brow Road
4.4 / 5

We are an AA Certified garage. Our garage is conveniently located near Hyde Road in Manchester. Our qualified mechanics are equipped to handle all major and minor repairs

Let's drive
32 Jobs Completed
Ashton under lyne
5.0 / 5

Collingham Autos LTD
793 Jobs Completed
Manchester
4.5 / 5

We specialise in car repair and car servicing all carried out in our fully equipped garage. We are a family business and operate throughout the Manchester, Cheetham Hill

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Timing Chain Garages in Gorton

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How much does Timing Chain cost in Gorton?

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


Timing Chain Cost by Car Make in Gorton
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
BMW£974.25
Vauxhall£638.70
MINI£760.12
Nissan£594.79
Volkswagen£476.57
Mercedes£805.38
Renault£609.07
Toyota£650.12
Peugeot£563.86
Audi£605.04

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 01/12/2023 and 29/02/2024.

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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