Timing Chain Garages in Northwich

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Northwest Performance
258 Jobs Completed
Northwich
4.8 / 5

We are a small family run business here at Northwest Performance and we are committed to bringing you the best parts and equipment for your vehicle, at the best prices. W

D C Lomas ltd
21 Jobs Completed
Winsford
5.0 / 5

D C Lomas Ltd is a new and fresh enterprise. We have over 50 years of motor trade experience between us. We only provide the highest quality of work and fantastic custome

Hartford MOT And Service Centre
Member since 25 November 2014
Northwich

"Hartford MOT and Service Centre - Over 60 years experience, Offering a wide range of services, MOT's, Servicing, Repairs, Tyres, Diagnostics, Courtesy Cars and much more

T W G Hyundai
Member since 22 April 2016
NORTHWICH

Welcome To TWG Hyundai Northwich, in the Heart of Cheshire TWG Hyundai is the longest established Hyundai dealership in the UK; serving customers from all over Cheshir

Arnold Clark (Northwich)
Member since 17 November 2015
Northwich

Welcome to the Kia Family! When you bought your Kia, it was built with the finest care and attention. Now you are part of the Kia family, we will continue to offer you an

Sheldon Bros
Member since 11 June 2016
Middlewich

We are a family run garage that offers repairs and servicing for all cars and commercial vehicles. We are able to offer a mobile services using one our fully equipped ser

JJ Autos
Member since 01 March 2018
Northwich

Mechanical work anything from brake pads to engine swaps all mechanical work carried out

Wright's Mechanic's
Member since 31 March 2012
northwich

I am a mobile mechanic based in northwich friendly and reliable and honest.I try to give the best value to my customers with good service and parts when i come to you you

Oakmere Toyota
Member since 29 June 2015
Northwich

<Toyota Centre name> offers professional, competitively priced ownership services, along with exceptional customer service. Our expertly trained staff are on hand to ensu

Auto Works Body Repair
Member since 08 April 2012
Winsford

Auto Works Body Repair can repair all types of car body damage from scratches and small dents to bumper and whole panel repairs. We also restore and customise alloy wheel

L & N Motors
Member since 21 November 2014
Queen Street

"Family run business, Over 20 years experience, female friendly, All makes and models, friendly, reliable and reasonable"

Cliff Dickenson & Son (Winsford) Limited
Member since 30 March 2015
Winsford

The team to go to for service you can trust, at a price you can count on. Here at Cliff Dickenson and Son (Winsford) Limited we aim to provide you with an unrivalled e

Rjm arutos
Member since 16 March 2018
Cheshire

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Timing Chain Garages in Northwich

Average rating for  Timing Chain in Northwich bookings

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How much does Timing Chain cost in Northwich?

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


Timing Chain Cost by Car Make in Northwich
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
BMW£982.10
Vauxhall£646.31

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 03/09/2021 and 02/12/2021.

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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