Timing Chain Garages in Ilkeston

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CHALLENGER BEESTON
469 Jobs Completed
NOTTINGHAM
4.8 / 5

Challenger Autos is a long established family run garage based in Beeston, Nottingham with over 30 years’ experience. Our specialist team of mechanics provide a personal

Central Motor Services Limited
74 Jobs Completed
Hucknall
4.3 / 5

Central Motor Services are an independent garage based in Hucknall, Nottingham. We pride ourselves on providing excellent customer service and have built a great worki

Smt Auto Repairs
604 Jobs Completed
Hucknall - NOTTINGHAM
3.9 / 5

At SMT Auto Repairs we provide 24h roadside assistance and full mobile mechanic services, we bring the garage to you! We cover all makes and models and provide a wide ran

MMT PERFORMANCE LTD
71 Jobs Completed
Nottingham
4.6 / 5

We have been trading through one of the most difficult times I thought imaginable. Yet throughout this difficult time we have achieved so much and that is thanks to the a

Marsh auto repairs
319 Jobs Completed
Nottingham
4.4 / 5

Mechanicco
300 Jobs Completed
Nottingham
4.8 / 5

Your first choice for all vehicle repairs and maintenance. Local independent garage with low prices and top quality work. Putting you and your vehicle first!

Kens Auto Spares Bulwell
172 Jobs Completed
Nottingham
4.8 / 5

We are best known for tow-bar fitting but over the last 6 years we have also started carrying out all manners of car repairs and servicing. You can trust us to take ca

D Pyart mobile mechanics
164 Jobs Completed
Ilkeston
5.0 / 5

hi I’m a small mobile mechanic business started my apprentice in 1989 as mechanic worked in a number of small garages also in large fleet maintenance workshops for securi

Repair My Car
258 Jobs Completed
Lenton (behind Showcase Cinema)
5.0 / 5

At Repair My Car, we provide: High Quality Service for all car makes and models Dealer Trained Technicians with over 30 Years Experience Prices that are 50% Cheaper

Motor Wurks
391 Jobs Completed
Derby
4.9 / 5

Established in 2018, Motor Wurks is a family run business based in Derby which offers repairs and services to customers in the Derby area, however, we also offer a local

Giacone Car Care Centre Ltd
197 Job Completed
Nottingham
5.0 / 5

We are a family run company. We have been trading for some 50+ years. Some of the services we offer are: M.O.T. Class iv, v, vii plus stretched/ oversized vehicles and

Bridgeway Garage
301 Jobs Completed
Bulwell
4.8 / 5

Welcome to Bridgeway Garage, an independent car garage that specialises in repairing and serving Vauxhall cars. Bridgeway Garage has been established in Bulwell in Not

The Mobile Auto Technician LTD
31 Jobs Completed
Nottingham
5.0 / 5

The mobile auto tech ltd, is a company that brings the garage to your workplace or front door, leaving you no worries of being fleeced by any unscrupulous garage. fully c

Lindleys Autocentres - Old Basford
56 Jobs Completed
Nottingham
5.0 / 5

Lindleys Autocentres are ranked number 1 in the UK on Trustpilot under the category 'Auto Repair Shops' We are well-known across the area for our transparent, affordab

Professional Vehicle Servicing LTD
26 Job Completed
Nottingham
4.0 / 5

We operate from a large, well-equipped vehicle repair workshop in Nottingham and already provide servicing and maintenance to cars & commercial vehicles for Trade, Re

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Timing Chain Garages in Ilkeston

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How much does Timing Chain cost in Ilkeston?

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


Timing Chain Cost by Car Make in Ilkeston
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Vauxhall£421.66
BMW£944.45
Mercedes£558.39
Volkswagen£357.75
MINI£760.39
Peugeot£479.73

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 05/04/2022 and 04/07/2022.

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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