Timing Chain Garages in Laindon

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DMA Performance limited
2 Job Completed
Burnt Mills Ind Est
5.0 / 5

DMA performance are a highly reputable company who strive to provide customers with an honest and professional service at competitive prices. Here at DMA performance we

1st Start Garage
44 Jobs Completed
Basildon
4.6 / 5

1st Start Garage is a small family run business which has been trading for many years, approved by the Government appointed Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA, for

Service24hr
4 Jobs Completed
Basildon
5.0 / 5

Here at Service24hr We offer a main dealer service without the high costs, all highly skilled and experienced mechanics. Offering a mobile service and workshop repairs,

Miles Motor Mechanics
73 Jobs Completed
Little burstead
4.4 / 5

began my mechanic career through Addison Lee the London taxi service and this was through Ford which was a scheme where both were involved. I served my time repairing the

L V Repairs
78 Jobs Completed
Basildon
3.1 / 5

Welcome to L V Repairs. LVR are a local independent car repair business and has been servicing the community for over 10 years. We specialise in all makes and models s

TST Mechanic
29 Jobs Completed
Basildon
4.0 / 5

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Auto Motive Kar Klinic
14 Jobs Completed
Basildon
4.8 / 5

Auto Motive Kar Klinic - quality repairs at affordable prices located in Basildon. We are a garage based in Basildon, and have over 25 years of experience within the moto

Swan Coachworks Ltd
7 Jobs Completed
Basildon
4.7 / 5

Swan Coachworks based in Basildon, Essex - Vehicle Repair, Service and MOT Centre. We are a specialist commercial vehicle and car body repair shop. If you're looking for

JE Mechanics
11 Job Completed
Wickford
5.0 / 5

Hello! JE Mechanics is a Mercedes Benz specialist based in Wickford, who are always willing to go above and beyond for our customers. We are a young, energetic team who p

Black Diamond Automotive
Member since 04 May 2021
Laindon

A fully qualified Jaguar Land Rover Master Technician and Electric Vehicle Senior Authorised Person (EVSAP), with over 10 years of brand experience, equipped with the lat

Basildon Hyundai
Member since 04 May 2016
BASILDON

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

MotorAid Basildon Commercials
Member since 27 February 2012
Basildon

"MotorAid Basildon Commercials has been an independent specialist for fifteen years, servicing and maintaining our customers German cars from our two branches in Basildon

BM Automotive
Member since 23 February 2020
Billericay

BM Automotive is a Specialist Independent Garage based in Billericay Essex Just off J29 on the m25 We Founded The garage in 2020 and with over 7 years Bmw main dealer ex

D.A. Performance
Member since 27 June 2011
Basildon

"D.A. Performance have been in business since 2006. We are a local independent garage which does any kind of work including Computer Diagnostics, General Servicing & Repa

GG'S Motor Maintenance Ltd
Member since 20 January 2020
Wickford

15 years experience working in the trade on all makes and models of vehicles. Providing a mobile service or workshop based service in wickford and surrounding areas. No

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Timing Chain Garages in Laindon

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How much does Timing Chain cost in Laindon?

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


Timing Chain Cost by Car Make in Laindon
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
BMW£873.55
MINI£668.69
Vauxhall£591.05
Mercedes£692.88
Volkswagen£585.88
Ford£455.17
Audi£641.52
Nissan£859.63

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 28/07/2021 and 26/10/2021.

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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