Timing Chain Garages in Guisborough

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Campbells Garage
472 Jobs Completed
Redcar
4.8 / 5

We are a 3rd generation family run business that has been trading for the last 25 years we do all major and minor garage repairs from tyres and exhausts to engine rebuild

East Coast Automotive (mobile mechanics)
48 Jobs Completed
Teesside and Redcar and Cleveland
4.8 / 5

East Coast Automotive are here to offer you an excellent mobile mechanical services, at your location of choice, therefore eliminating the hassle of taking your car to a

toyo-tech toyota teesside
Member since 20 July 2015
middlesbrough

toyota and lexus specialists established 10 years ago huge wealth of experiance

etyre Middlesbrough Sunderland
Member since 30 September 2011
Redcar

"Etyres is the leading online tyres retailer in the UK, and the Teesside branch offers a mobile fitting service convenient to you at no extra cost ÔÇô at home or work.No

Lee Martin Home Mechanic
Member since 20 May 2012
Saltburn-By-The-Sea

Time served as a Rover/Ford/Land Rover mechanic. All jobs undertaken, working from home - excellent rates. Cars can be collected and delivered. Head gaskets, engine servi

Simon Bailes Peugeot Guisborough
Member since 30 April 2015
Guisborough

Simon Bailes understands the importance of keeping your vehicle in tip top condition, and as a Peugeot specialist operating in Northallerton, Guisborough and Stockton, th

Automotive Solutions NE Ltd
Member since 08 January 2015
Saltburn-by-the-sea

Automotive Solutions NE Ltd

Ozelton Car Sales
Member since 19 December 2014
Middlesbrough

"Friendly garage, providing MOT'S, Servicing, Repairs and Used Vehicle Sales, Car Radio Services, Decoding/Repairs"

Timing Chain Garages in Guisborough

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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.

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