Timing Chain Garages in Houghton Regis

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FPMA CAR SERVICING LTD
2 Jobs Completed
Luton
5.0 / 5

Luton Automotive 1
1819 Jobs Completed
Luton
4.7 / 5

Hi PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO MINIMISING RISK DUE TO COVID-19 WE ARE CURRENTLY OFFERING OUR CUSTOMERS A FREE COLLECTION AND DELIVERY SERVICE WITHIN 5 MILES EXTRA CHARGES

Dragos Auto Ltd
238 Jobs Completed
Dunstable
4.9 / 5

I am a mobile and garage based mechanic covering Luton and the surrounding areas. Fully qualified and with over 20 years’ experience, I am very good at what I do and no

Bismillah Garage Services Ltd
112 Jobs Completed
Luton
4.2 / 5

Bismillah Garage Services is a family business, well established and respected MOT & car service garage in Luton also supplying replacement automotive parts such as e

A5 Autobody
133 Jobs Completed
Dunstable
4.8 / 5

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Georgina Service Station
20 Jobs Completed
Dunstable
4.2 / 5

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Car Warehouse
33 Jobs Completed
LUTON
3.0 / 5

Established in 2010, we provide one of the best services for MOT tests at our Garage in Luton. By using highly experienced staff and equipment you can be assured your car

KaSpeed
4 Jobs Completed
London
5.0 / 5

Car servicing and repairs, Pre MOT preparation, MOT

Mike Brewer Motors Luton
6 Jobs Completed
Luton
5.0 / 5

Surrounded by motors all his life as his dad was heavily involved in car customising, Mike discovered his passion for motoring as a teenager and knew this would be his ca

AMS Ltd
14 Jobs Completed
Luton/ Dunstable
5.0 / 5

We are mobile mechanic service based in Beds & Herts area, bring the convenience of a garage to your door. We are able to diagnose, service & repair your vehicle

Hartwell Ford Dunstable
9 Job Completed
Dunstable
5.0 / 5

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

Chiltern Tyre & Exhaust
4 Jobs Completed
Dunstable
5.0 / 5

"Welcome to Chiltern Tyre & Exhaust, we have been trading now for over 15 years and our aim is to offer a high quality, honest and reliable service to all of our cust

SPEEDTUNE
2 Jobs Completed
LUTON
5.0 / 5

SPEEDTUNE, located near Luton, are professionals in automotive general repair, servicing, diagnostics and non-starter breakdown. We are an independent garage based in Lut

Agromac Ltd
15 Jobs Completed
Houghton regis
4.8 / 5

"Cars and small Vans trader with garage facility offering full range of repairs starts from scratch removal through panel bitting, arch welding ends on body straightening

BRD Autocare Centre
2 Jobs Completed
North Luton Industrial Estate, Luton
5.0 / 5

"We are an Italian family business with more than 35 years experience in maintaining all types of vehicles in addition to prestigious vehicles. In Italy I have worked on

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Timing Chain Garages in Houghton Regis

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How much does Timing Chain cost in Houghton Regis?

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


Timing Chain Cost by Car Make in Houghton Regis
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
BMW£988.65
Vauxhall£484.31
Volkswagen£505.04
Mercedes£795.00
MINI£919.95

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 24/10/2021 and 22/01/2022.

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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