Timing Chain Garages in Kidsgrove

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Hanley Motor Company
168 Jobs Completed
Stoke-on-Trent
4.9 / 5

Hanley Motor Company is a leading used car dealer based in Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire. If you are looking for a quality used car for sale then look no further than Han

GHH MOBILE MECHANIC
25 Jobs Completed
Newcastle-under-Lyme
5.0 / 5

Hi I’m a time served automotive mechanic Fully mobile I can come to your home address or work All work undertaken Fully stocked van From diagnostic work To clutc

Mark Askey Motor Services
433 Jobs Completed
Newcastle under lyme
4.8 / 5

Mark Askey Motor Services was established in 2003 taking care of our locals in the Newcastle, Stoke On Trent area. With over 35 years experience in the motor trade we pri

AF&MM Motors
45 Jobs Completed
Stoke On trent
4.8 / 5

Welcome to AF&MM Motors LTD, Situated in Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire. We offering a complete range of services in the Motor Industry, We pride ourselves on provid

Millys Garage LTD
49 Jobs Completed
Sandbach
5.0 / 5

We are a small family run business with over 10 years in the motor trade industry. We aim to provide a friendly and competitive service to our customers, while remaining

Castle Garage Staffs LTD
471 Jobs Completed
Newcastle
4.9 / 5

Castle Garage Staffs Ltd is a family run business, staffed by fully qualified - time served mechanics / technicians with over 22 years experience in the vehicle repairs b

DMS
86 Jobs Completed
Stoke
4.9 / 5

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

P.J Performance
46 Jobs Completed
Sandbach
5.0 / 5

Whether you need a basic service or extensive mechanical or electrical repairs, we believe we can provide you with a level of service that you will find unbeatable. W

C&C Vehicle Repairs
145 Jobs Completed
Stoke on Trent
5.0 / 5

"Our Stoke workshop is a reliable partner for all kinds of repair. We focus on personalised customer service as well as ensuring fair, transparent prices and guaranteeing

W T Bell (Burslem) Limited
31 Jobs Completed
Stoke on trent
5.0 / 5

With a family business trading for over 50 years, we understand what customers really want in regards to service, value, quality, and integrity. Based in the heart of Sto

Chell Auto Repair Services Ltd
2 Job Completed
Stoke on Trent
5.0 / 5

Established back in 1996 in the heart of Stoke and still standing! Chell Auto Repair Services have been going for over 20 years and are still going strong, with decades o

Rapid Automotive
44 Jobs Completed
Stoke on Trent
4.9 / 5

Here at Rapid Automotive we are a fully-fledged independent garage offering to carry out all forms of mechanical repairs, maintenance work, servicing, MOT’s and bodywork

Ken Jervis (Stoke-on-Trent)
4 Job Completed
Stoke-on-Trent
5.0 / 5

Ken Jervis Ltd have been supplying the UK with quality cars and an award winning Customer Care for almost 60 years. We are a Kia dealer in Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffor

APEX AUTO & MOT CENTRE
5 Jobs Completed
STOKE-ON-TRENT
5.0 / 5

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Harris Motors Co
17 Jobs Completed
Stoke on Trent
5.0 / 5

The Harris Motor Company has been established since 1907 and is still going strong! We operate from a modern workshop and we carry out mechanical repairs and servicing o

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Timing Chain Garages in Kidsgrove

Average rating for  Timing Chain in Kidsgrove bookings

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How much does Timing Chain cost in Kidsgrove?

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


Timing Chain Cost by Car Make in Kidsgrove
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
BMW£1070.08
Vauxhall£430.45
Audi£817.22

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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