Timing Chain Garages in Gravesend

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HD MotorSports LTD
439 Jobs Completed
Longfield
4.5 / 5

HDMotorSports LTD A garage for all your car solutions with very high and respectful reviews rating though the high level of client's that we have built up over the yea

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

Team Pro Service Ltd
48 Jobs Completed
Swanscombe
5.0 / 5

Welcome to Team Pro Service Ltd. Team Pro is a local, independent car repairs service. We specialise in all makes and models, so whatever the issue we can help! We offer

Sierra Garage Limited
246 Jobs Completed
Grays
4.8 / 5

Sierra Garage Ltd are an independent workshop based in Essex. We believe in providing our customers with the very best customer experience, as we pride ourselves on our

Kmita Motors
35 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

AA Autocentre Dartford
46 Jobs Completed
Dartford
3.2 / 5

When you arrive at your local AA Autocentre, you’ll get a warm welcome. Whether you drive a car or van; petrol, diesel, electric or hybrid – you can trust us to take care

ISM Auto Repairs
51 Jobs Completed
Grays
4.1 / 5

ISM Auto Repairs also known as ISM Autos is based in Grays, Essex. We are proud to be one of Essex's most trusted and highly recommended garages for all your automotive n

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

Motor vision group
9 Jobs Completed
Swanscombe
5.0 / 5

At Motor Vision Group we are commited to providing complete vehicle services by offering all motoring needs, we offer 365 days 24HR recovery and Roadside assistance or ga

engine power
1 Job Completed
TILBURY
5.0 / 5

TMAKE AUTO SERVICES
42 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

MKL Motors
29 Job Completed
Grays
5.0 / 5

Welcome to MKL Motors, who are a UK based provider and supplier of quality automotive parts for a wide range of vehicles. Here at MKL Motors we pride ourselves on offe

B2 garage
19 Jobs Completed
Swanscombe
5.0 / 5

GL Auto
5 Jobs Completed
Dartford
5.0 / 5

Hi, I'm Glen. I have over 27 years’ experience in the Motor Trade. I can repair all makes and models of cars. I am fully qualified and also have one year technicians tr

Paramount Garage
85 Jobs Completed
GREENHITHE
4.8 / 5

Paramount Garage Bluewater Ltd is here to make the process of having a car service hassle free, convenient and cost effective, just book your car service with us and we w

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Timing Chain Garages in Gravesend

Average rating for  Timing Chain in Gravesend bookings

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How much does Timing Chain cost in Gravesend?

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


Timing Chain Cost by Car Make in Gravesend
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
BMW£915.84
Vauxhall£501.79
MINI£709.91
Mercedes£920.05
Audi£762.72
Volkswagen£553.07
Nissan£566.56
Peugeot£572.55
Renault£700.16

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 03/09/2022 and 02/12/2022.

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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