Timing Chain Garages in Harlow

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Automotive Components Specialist Ltd
2033 Jobs Completed
Cheshunt
4.9 / 5

Welcome to our organisation, our aim is to provide solutions for all your motoring needs with the aim to reduce your cost of ownership of your motor vehicle. We speciali

Ev Tech and MOT LTD
135 Jobs Completed
Harlow
4.8 / 5

We are EV Tech and MOT LTD, specialist in service and maintenance for all makes and models of vehicles. We are a DVSA approved MOT Station. We offer FREE Safety Inspec

EK Tuning Ltd
57 Jobs Completed
Hertfordshire
4.6 / 5

INDEPENDENT GARAGE AND SERVICE CENTRE IN CHESHUNT AND WALTHAM CROSS PROVIDING DIAGNOSTICS AND REPAIRS ON ALL MAKES AND MODELS OF VEHICLE. We offer a comprehensive rang

KHN Services Ltd
144 Jobs Completed
Harlow
4.7 / 5

We are recognised and approved by the AA, IMI, The Motor Ombudsmen Our friendly team here at KHN Services specialise in transmission and engine work. Our expertise and kn

AUTO MARYO CARS LTD
112 Jobs Completed
Harlow
4.9 / 5

We professionally repair any problem your cars engine has. If something sounds off, then don’t wait, maybe you timing chain or camshaft is out of sync and it can cause se

RSR Porscha
156 Jobs Completed
Bishops Stortford
4.9 / 5

Twenty one plus years in the automotive industry. Worked with UK Main Dealer's: BMW and Porsche. Worked in Canada also for a BMW Main Dealer in Toronto and a Porsche Mai

The Complete Car Service (Herts) LLP
40 Jobs Completed
Hertford
4.9 / 5

We are a family firm based in South Hertfordshire offering mobile mechanical services at a time to suit our customers, including evenings and weekends. Our services i

Andy Mobile Mechanic
65 Jobs Completed
Ongar
5.0 / 5

My name is Andy and I own and run my own mobile mechanic business. Being mobile, I can come to carry out all work at your location of choice, be it at work or home, savi

CSS Motors
283 Jobs Completed
Waltham Abbey
4.6 / 5

CSS Motors offers car repairs in Waltham Abbey and further afield, such as Loughton, Waltham Cross, Theydon Bois, Buckhurst Hill and beyond. Our team has over 125 years

Carsclinic LTD auto body repair
7 Job Completed
Cheshunt
5.0 / 5

Carsclinic ltd auto body repair is located Cheshunt, unit b, 5 Fieldings Rd., EN8 9TL. All bodywork, metalwork and spray work undertaken. Insurance work welcome. Previous

Limitless Mobile Garage
6 Jobs Completed
Waltham Cross
5.0 / 5

Limitles mobile garage LTD established in Jan 2020. With several years of VW group experiences as well as german cars specialist and other brand backgrounds. We are fully

DRT Auto
120 Jobs Completed
Harlow
4.7 / 5

carrying out all servicing and repairs, carrying the latest diagnostic equipment, offer local collection and delivery, offer a mobile service. We are also a chrysler an

Approved Motor Company Ltd
125 Jobs Completed
Cheshunt
4.8 / 5

We are committed to providing you with dealership quality workmanship without the associated price tag and that your warranty will always remain protected. We can assure

Upcars Ltd
37 Jobs Completed
Roydon
4.9 / 5

I have over 8 yrs exparience in the row in this business. Quick parts delivery. No extra charge on parts, best price on labor.

Pallas Autos
16 Job Completed
Bishop's Stortford
4.0 / 5

We are a professional independent garage based in Bishop's Stortford offering wide range of garage services. Our 2-enthusiastic mechanics have a combined experience of ov

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Timing Chain Garages in Harlow

Average rating for  Timing Chain in Harlow bookings

4.88

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How much does Timing Chain cost in Harlow?

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


Timing Chain Cost by Car Make in Harlow
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
BMW£836.18
MINI£637.74
Vauxhall£566.74
Mercedes£814.02
Volkswagen£638.23
Audi£758.97
Peugeot£544.76
Ford£559.02
Renault£842.87
Nissan£767.79
Toyota£682.69
Citroen£704.03

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 01/09/2021 and 30/11/2021.

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.

We work with a network of over 16,166 mechanics and garages across the UK so we can find competitive timing chain repairs for you. To find the best rear wheel alignment offers in your area;

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