Timing Chain Garages in Kempston

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Juniors autos
36 Jobs Completed
Bedford
5.0 / 5

Based in bedfordshire Availability; Monday to Sunday Am to PM We can price match and beat quotes!

Automotive Services (Eastern) Ltd
263 Jobs Completed
Bedford
4.2 / 5

Welcome to Automotive Services, we have many years' experience in all aspects of the motor trade. Our team is highly experienced and fully trained to provide a service wh

Pitstop Bedford LTD
75 Jobs Completed
Bedford
4.0 / 5

Pitstop Bedford LTD

Fenlake Auto Electrical Services
9 Job Completed
Bedford
5.0 / 5

ESTABLISHED 1979, FENLAKE AUTO ELECTRICAL SERVICES SPECIALISE IN CAR, COMMERCIAL, AGRICULTURAL, PLANT AND MARINE SERVICES. Fenlake is an independent authorised Bosch C

Carbon Medics Ltd
20 Jobs Completed
Bedford
5.0 / 5

With over 60 years experience combined, our team at Carbon Medics are here for all your mechanical needs. We hold a wealth of knowledge and skills that we have gained ov

BMWise
111 Jobs Completed
stewartby
4.9 / 5

Hi I'm Craig from BMWISE and I am independent mobile mechanic formed in 2015 having previously worked at a BMW main dealer for over 7 years. Qualified BMW & MINI tech

Bedford MOT Centre
2 Job Completed
Bedford
5.0 / 5

Established over 25 years ago, covering all aspects of mechanical repairs and mots. We're located in town centre of Bedford.

Rob Frost
2 Jobs Completed
Bedford
5.0 / 5

"Mobile car service operating in the Bedford area. Brakes suspension, diagnostics along with servicing and mot arranging. Completely mobile saving the customer money."

Homan Tyres
Member since 23 June 2020
Kempston

We are members of the Bosch Car Service Network which is a national network of independent garages. Our objective is to provide you with a friendly and professional servi

Motorvogue Hyundai - Bedford
Member since 16 November 2016
Bedford

As an established Hyundai dealer, we are proud to represent the philosophy of New Thinking, New Possibilities. We believe in challenging conventions, not for the sake

Steven Eagell Toyota (Bedford)
Member since 29 June 2015
Bromham

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

Bells (Bedford)
Member since 17 November 2015
Bedford

Welcome to the Kia Family! When you bought your Kia, it was built with the finest care and attention. Now you are part of the Kia family, we will continue to offer you an

Auto Fit Bedford
Member since 22 June 2011
Bedford

"Auto Fit Bedford is the garage you can trust. Looking for a local garage you can trust for servicing, MOT or car repair? Here we provide cost effective, money saving car

Elite Car Repairs
Member since 22 May 2019
Bedford

Elite Car Repairs are a customer friendly business that offer a complete car repair service aimed at the whole car market in Bedford, Bedfordshire.

Vindis Bedford
Member since 19 February 2014
Bedford

"Vindis Bedford, part of the Vindis Group, provides full aftersales services in our expansive workshop at our retailer on Ampthill Road, Bedford. Services include, but ar

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Timing Chain Garages in Kempston

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How much does Timing Chain cost in Kempston?

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


Timing Chain Cost by Car Make in Kempston
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
BMW£993.37
Vauxhall£581.73
MINI£952.94
Mercedes£863.56
Volkswagen£492.78

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 18/10/2021 and 16/01/2022.

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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