Timing Chain Garages in Harrogate

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Boroughbridge Auto Services
5 Jobs Completed
Boroughbridge
5.0 / 5

Welcome to your local Boroughbridge garage! Your car is vital to you – we ensure that you remain safely and affordably on the roads with essential services and repairs

Motortech Harrogate
45 Jobs Completed
Harrogate
4.8 / 5

We have been trading since 2001. We carry out servicing and repairs to all cars and light goods vehicles and pride ourselves on the workmanship and service we give to al

Piccadilly Motors (Ripon)
1 Job Completed
Ripon
5.0 / 5

Piccadilly Kia Ripon prides itself in offering the best after sales experience in the area. With an all-makes servicing programme we can offer a comprehensive service on

Carmaster (UK) Limited
6 Jobs Completed
Harrogate
5.0 / 5

"Carmaster is an independent authorised Bosch Car Service and Repair Centre and we probably have more technical equipment than many franchise dealerships. We offer: Serv

Highfield Car and Commerical
1 Job Completed
knaresborough
5.0 / 5

Are you having running issues with your vehicle? Then look no further than our friendly and reliable team at Highfield Car and Commercial! We offer quick and comprehe

Vantage Toyota Knaresborough
3 Job Completed
Knaresborough
5.0 / 5

Vantage Toyota Knaresborough offers professional, competitively priced ownership services, along with exceptional customer service. Our expertly trained staff are on hand

MW Motors
2 Job Completed
Ripon
4.0 / 5

We do all types of merchanics and diognostics from mopeds, motorbikes, cars and vans. We are a family run buisness with background in engineering and fabrication. We weld

MKSM ENGINEERING
2 Job Completed
Knaresborough
5.0 / 5

MKSM-Engineering offers servicing, repairs, welding and modifications to all makes and models of vehicles. We are here to help you with what you require however small.

ServiceLight Auto Repairs
2 Jobs Completed
Kirk Deighton
5.0 / 5

ServiceLight is a local and independent garage servicing the local area around Spoffoth, Kirk Deighton, North Deighton, Knaresborough, Wetherby and Harrogate. We prov

Stoneacre Harrogate
9 Jobs Completed
Harrogate
4.5 / 5

Stoneacre Harrogate is part of one of the country's fastest growing motor groups. The company was first incorporated on the 21st December 1994 and started off as a used v

SDM Auto Services
5 Job Completed
Harrogate
5.0 / 5

"The proprietor is Simon Meesam, I would like to introduce myself as a local and friendly car repair service offering highly competitive prices and excellent workmanship

Lookers Ford, Harrogate
Member since 21 April 2015
Harrogate

The team to go to for service you can trust, at a price you can count on. Here at Lookers Ford Harrogate we aim to provide you with an unrivalled experience when serv

Vasstech (Knaresborough) Ltd
Member since 11 May 2015
Knaresborough

Welcome to Vasstech, your local independent Volkswagen, Audi, SEAT and Skoda specialists based in Darlington, County Durham and Northallerton and Knaresborough, North Yor

Alexanders Prestige Ltd
Member since 29 January 2020
Boroughbridge

Alexanders Prestige can look after your vehicle throughout its ownership. We are award winning specialists in servicing all prestige, sports and 4x4 marques, and we use o

Evans Halshaw Hyundai - Harrogate
Member since 28 November 2016
Harrogate

Hyundai Servicing for all Models of Hyundai- Hyundai Trained Technicians and Access to all Hyundai Technical systems to ensure your Hyundai Software is fully up to date a

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Timing Chain Garages in Harrogate

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How much does Timing Chain cost in Harrogate?

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


Timing Chain Cost by Car Make in Harrogate
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Vauxhall£590.39
BMW£1034.19
MINI£804.59
Volkswagen£814.39
Audi£1022.76

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.

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