Timing Chain Garages in Leven

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The Garage.
263 Jobs Completed
Glenrothes
4.6 / 5

Situated in Glenrothes, Fife, The Car Garage is an independent vehicle repair company offering MOT preparation and service facilities on-site. We pride ourselves in provi

Robert Hutchison Service Center
15 Jobs Completed
Leven
5.0 / 5

We are a well-established independent garage based in Kennoway near Leven, who have been in operation since 1986. We run an exceptionally clean and tidy workshop, from t

Fife Autocentre - Glenrothes
149 Jobs Completed
Glenrothes
4.6 / 5

Fife Autocentre has since 1993, become a household name and is now established as Fife's leading dealer and distributor of tyres, brakes, servicing, mot’s, batteries, exh

Fife Autocentre - Leven
109 Jobs Completed
Leven
4.5 / 5

Fife Autocentre has since 1993, become a household name and is now established as Fife's leading dealer and distributor of tyres, brakes, servicing, mot’s, batteries, exh

Jacksautocarkare
3 Job Completed
Glenrothes
5.0 / 5

We are a family run business, that do all aspects of car & van repairs, including mots and all the repairs that go with that, the list is endless, clutches, timing belts,

East of Scotland Auto Centre Limited.
21 Jobs Completed
Glenrothes
5.0 / 5

East of Scotland Auto Centre Ltd are an independent garage established back inEquipped with state of the art specialised tools, we are prepared to take on a wide range of

Pauls Garage Services
8 Jobs Completed
Leven
4.4 / 5

Hi, I'm Paul. My passion for repairing motors started when I was about 8 years old. My father owned a business similar to my own and he allowed me to tinker around with c

Falkland Performance Centre Ltd
4 Jobs Completed
Glenrothes
5.0 / 5

Established for 25 years and have a 1st.class reputation in the East of Scotland. See www.falkland.co.uk part of the Bosch Car Service network and members of the Trust My

Leven Auto Care
Member since 29 June 2017
Leven

Here at Leven Auto Care you will find main dealer qualified technicians with many years of experience within this industry. We are very passionate about cars and have ex

Mairs Auto Repairs
Member since 09 May 2016
Leven

Mairs Auto Repairs provides a professional high class service that covers car servicing and all mechanical repairs at affordable prices. Diagnostic from £25. 10% discount

CORMACK AUTO REPAIR SERVICES
Member since 10 May 2012
Kilcaldy

"Looking for a Mechanic in Fife for Servicing, car repairs or an MOT? If so, look no further than the quality services on offer at Cormack Auto Repair Services. With ove

Alan Bennie Motor Engineer
Member since 12 August 2014
Fife

"Car Service, RepairClutch, Special Collection & Delivery Diesel Specialist Electrical Specialist Fast Fit LCV Service & Repair MOT"

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Timing Chain Garages in Leven

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How much does Timing Chain cost in Leven?

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


Timing Chain Cost by Car Make in Leven
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Vauxhall£497.45

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 30/08/2021 and 28/11/2021.

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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