Timing Chain Garages in Newtownabbey

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AEC Motors (Mallusk)
926 Jobs Completed
Newtownabbey
4.7 / 5

We at AEC Motors have been working on Audi and Volkswagen vehicles for over 15 years, however we have over 30 years of experience in the motor trade and have worked on mo

Graham’s Autos
64 Jobs Completed
Aghalee
4.6 / 5

We are small local family run business. We have earned a reputation locally over the years due to our exemplary level of customer service and our willingness to go above

My Mechanic
300 Jobs Completed
Lisburn
4.8 / 5

We have been working on cars before we could drive and have over 30 years of experience between the team. A local busines possessing engineering qualifications and experi

Irish Hill Motors
76 Jobs Completed
Straid
5.0 / 5

We are still open during lockdown but due to social isolating we are offering collection & return of your vehicles. Health comes first folks take care! Our friendl

A.G. AUTOS
25 Job Completed
Ballyclare
5.0 / 5

As we are a Mobile service at A.G. Autos we can arrange to come to you for any diagnostic and repair. We have the experience over a variety of machinery that will be

Ian Glasgow Car Sales
11 Jobs Completed
Bangor
4.8 / 5

With over 30 years of experience in the motor trade, Ian Glasgow Car Sales not only sell quality used cars but we maintain and repair them as well. We have a team of ver

Nelson Auto Specialists
7 Jobs Completed
Belfast
5.0 / 5

Nelson Auto Specialists was established in April 2013. We are conveniently located near to Belfast City Centre which has plenty of shopping facilities close by and acces

Newtownabbey Autos
40 Jobs Completed
Newtownabbey
4.8 / 5

Newtownabbey Autos are your local independent garage, established since 2010. We are Trading Standards Institute-Approved as well as being members of the Motor Indus

Eurofit
11 Jobs Completed
Belfast
5.0 / 5

Here at Eurofit, we aim to provide a high quality service at affordable prices to get you back on the road. We are an independent garage located in Belfast, with many yea

Dalys Garage Limited
Member since 31 May 2016
BELFAST

Dalys garage are of the longest serving Hyundai dealers in N Ireland providing all that a main Hyundai dealer should ,from new and used cars sales, fleet sales , servic

Charles Hurst Renault Belfast
Member since 29 March 2016
Belfast

We are a Renault main dealer with the knowledge, specific tooling and diagnostic equipment to efficiently repair and maintain all Renault vehicles. Competitive service an

Sammy Mellon & Sons
Member since 22 April 2016
BANGOR

Main Hyundai Dealer also All Makes & Models Specialist

Cannon Motors Limited
Member since 22 April 2016
CARRICKFERGUS

Cannon Motors have been serving Carrickfergus and Northern Ireland for the last 26 years. We pride ourselves on our professionalism, customer service and also the friendl

MAZDABITS
Member since 28 November 2020
NEWTOWNARDS

Independent Mazda specialist , hy-brid qualified For all your mechanical, electrical and diagnostic needs dont hesitate to give us a call onAll makes or models welcome.

Charles Hurst (Belfast)
Member since 17 November 2015
Belfast

For a great range of used and new Kia cars, fantastic competitive Kia offers and customer service that is second to none, then visit Charles Hurst Kia in Belfast today. A

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Timing Chain Garages in Newtownabbey

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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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