Timing Chain Garages in Kilmarnock

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Drivers AutoCentre Kilmarnock
37 Jobs Completed
Kilmarnock
4.5 / 5

SCOTLAND'S GARAGE OF THE YEAR 2017/2018/2019 Drivers Autocentre we aim to provide the best value for money service and experience when you entrust us with your vehicle.

LM MOTOR CLINIC
172 Jobs Completed
KIlmarnock
4.8 / 5

Located in a prime location in Kilmarnock, a state of the art centre offering repairs, servicing, diagnostics, exhausts and tyres for all makes of cars and vans. We also

Kingcase Garage Ltd
10 Jobs Completed
Prestwick
3.0 / 5

Kingcase Garage is no ordinary garage. What sets us apart is our passion delivering the very best customer service we possibly can.Which is reflected in every area of our

Millar Motor Engineering Ltd
1 Job Completed
kilmarnock
5.0 / 5

Car and light commercial servicing and repairs all parts supplied and fitted, diagnostics, welding , M.O.T, M.O.T preparation and repairs, all work undertaken at very com

Planet Performance
Member since 04 January 2012
Dundonald

While there are lots of garages to choose from, being able to offer the best of everything is what we believe sets us apart from the rest. The Planet Performance Car Care

Springside Motors (Irvine)
Member since 17 November 2015
Irvine

Springside Motors is a family run business, based in Springside, near Irvine in Ayrshire and was founded in 1987. It is one of Scotland's longest and most established Kia

Ingram Hyundai - Kilmarnock
Member since 16 November 2016
Kilmarnock

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

Hood Motors Kilmarnock
Member since 30 July 2019
Kilmarnock

We are well known Volkswagen , Audi , Seat & Skoda Specialists but also cater for almost all makes and models. Diagnostics , Electrical , Air-conditioning , Servicing

Evans Halshaw Vauxhall Kilmarnock
Member since 30 October 2013
Kilmarnock

Evans Halshaw Vauxhall Kilmarnock

Bridgend Garage Ltd (Kilwinning)
Member since 23 June 2020
Kilwinning

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

Xpert Automotive Solutions Ltd
Member since 22 January 2019
Kilmarnock

Based in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, we are a small online sales operation offering a personalised vehicle sourcing solution for small & medium sized business in Scotland a

Jamieson Motor Services
Member since 13 April 2017
Kilmarnock

Automotive repair centre in Irvine, North Ayrshire

Power Transport
Member since 13 April 2017
Kilmarnock

Welcome to Power Transport Power Transport (established in 1998) is a family run business based in Riccarton, Kilmarnock and servicing the whole of Ayrshire. We are pr

Ferrells Garage Services
Member since 13 April 2017
Kilmarnock

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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.

We work with a network of over 16,244 mechanics and garages across the UK so we can find competitive timing chain repairs for you. To find the best rear wheel alignment offers in your area;

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