Timing Chain Garages in Newton Aycliffe

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KP Services - Car & commercial
14 Jobs Completed
Newton Aycliffe
5.0 / 5

KP Services recently opened their doors to local residents & businesses and would like to take this opportunity to welcome old and new customers along to the new work

Gregg Little Testing Centre Ltd
2 Job Completed
Newton Aycliffe
5.0 / 5

"Gregg Little Testing Centre is a local, independent garage serving County Durham and the surrounding area. We are a Unipart Car Care Centre which means all parts fitted

Holdforth Garage.
3 Job Completed
Aucklands
5.0 / 5

Holdforth Garage is a family run garage established in 2007, Our 2 technicians are on hand with a wealth of experience. We carry out minor to major repairs and always kee

Maz & Sons MOT & Auto Repairs
Member since 17 May 2017
Darlington

Maz & Sons is a registered MOT centre based in Darlington, who also carry out all forms of mechanical servicing, maintenance and repair work, as well as class 4 MOT’s

Hilton Road Garage
Member since 23 June 2020
Newton Aycliffe

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

AUTOSPEC SERVICE AND BODY REPAIR CENTRE
Member since 21 December 2015
Spennymoor,

For all your servicing needs all makes and models welcome .Full service and body repair centre, terraclean service agent

D. Oliver Auto Electrics
Member since 24 April 2017
Ferryhill

Car servicing, air conditioning and electronic specialists in County Durham Established since 1974, we have a dedicated team with an extensive range of skills, that prov

Lowson Street Garage
Member since 05 January 2012
Darlington

Here at Lowson Street Garage we are a family run business who have been established since 1966. We have professional and friendly tradesmen who are used to looking after

Ace autos
Member since 07 June 2019
Bishop auckland

We are a new garage based in coundon. From general diagnostics to engine and gearbox repairs. All can be done. Fully fitted garage with a tyre machine and balancer. We ca

Alan Reed Ltd
Member since 08 September 2011
Shildon

"Alan Reed Ltd has one aim. To provide you with the best possible service and quality when repairing your vehicle. Our service is so good that we have been recognised by

Ab service 247
Member since 09 March 2020
Bishop auckland

Mobile electro mechanic All mechanic repair Electric and electronic service

J.T Auto Tech
Member since 21 April 2017
North Darlington

Here at J T Autotech we have over 25 years of experience with high-quality vehicle repair and maintenance services. We all highly skilled in our chosen fields which inclu

Abraham Vehicle Services
Member since 24 April 2017
Bishop Auckland

At Abraham Vehicle Services, each of our mechanics has years of experience in the trade and they are fully trained and qualified. They are able to carry out a wide ran

Ramseys Ltd
Member since 10 December 2019
NEWTON AYCLIFFE

Ramsey's Ltd, a family-run business offering used car sales, servicing, MOT and diagnostic services in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, since 1993. Ramsey's Ltd offer g

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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.

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