Timing Chain Garages in Peckham

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Ade Auto Repairs
2584 Jobs Completed
London
4.5 / 5

Welcome to Ade Auto Repairs. We understand that in society today people depend a lot on their vehicles, and if they breakdown, you want the repair and maintenance of you

LEVOFIX LTD
274 Jobs Completed
London
4.9 / 5

I am a specialist car mechanic with a wide range of experience. I have been a mechanic for 15 years and have experience working on all car types. I love my job and enjoy

Cleverley cars
77 Jobs Completed
London
4.7 / 5

I am a mobile mechanic, technician and remapper. I provide an evening service at your convenience for when you are home from work. I am based out of Elephant and Ca

Executive Motor Services
803 Jobs Completed
Camberwell
4.4 / 5

Executive Motor Services is a high quality establishment, offering car service to customers across South East London which was established over 30 years ago and specializ

Andrews garage
82 Jobs Completed
LONDON
4.5 / 5

Established since 1974 Andrews Garage has been serving the local area for all its car related needs, such as, MOT'S, Servicing, Tyres, Bodywork (crash repairs), 3D 4 Whee

BLENHEIM MOTORS LTD
127 Jobs Completed
London
4.8 / 5

Looking for a reliable, trustworthy garage? Then you've come to the right place! Blenheim Motors Ltd is an independent company established in 2005 in London SE15. We ar

OMD AUTOS LTD
681 Jobs Completed
Camberwell
4.2 / 5

For excellent, professional service.... OMD AUTOS have a reputation throughout London for always delivering the very best care, repair, maintenance, MOT services. We are

Brockley Auto & Tyres
12 Jobs Completed
Lewisham
4.2 / 5

Brockley Auto & Tyres are your One Stop shop for everything automotive! With over 25 years in the business, our family run garage offers tailor made solutions for al

Stephen James Blackheath
1 Job Completed
London
5.0 / 5

"Located conveniently between Blackheath Village and Lewisham, we offer BMW Fast Lane Servicing while you wait, or a shuttle service to the commuter-friendly stations at

Go Vauxhall Lewisham
2 Job Completed
Lewisham
5.0 / 5

"Go Vauxhall Lewisham manufacturer trained technicians provide low cost servicing and MOT tests on all makes and models, to maintain your vehicle and help retain its val

Sinspeed Ltd
7 Jobs Completed
Greenwich
3.8 / 5

We look forward to receiving your enquiries.

Millennium Garages Ltd
Member since 07 April 2020
London

MOT Station | Services | Repairs Millennium Garages is based in Southwark, London offering numerous car repair services using state of the art equipment and fully trai

Professional Auto Centre Ltd
Member since 11 April 2011
London

"Professional Auto Centre Ltd is a well established, family-run Car Accident Repair and bodywork repair business in South West London. With over 40 years experience in th

PD CAR SERVICES
Member since 21 May 2015
London

PD Car Services is based on Brixton,SW9 8SE. It is independent garage which is run for over 7 years offering professional diagnostics and mechanical like clutches,brakes,

Winshaw Motors Repairs & Bodyshop
Member since 29 August 2015
London

Winshaw Motors is a reputable independent garage based in south Bermondsey that take great pride in turning out superior quality work at reasonable prices. We know we mu

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Timing Chain Garages in Peckham

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How much does Timing Chain cost in Peckham?

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


Timing Chain Cost by Car Make in Peckham
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
BMW£828.56
Vauxhall£554.66
MINI£637.29
Mercedes£702.71
Volkswagen£628.84
Peugeot£647.49
Audi£826.43
Ford£773.87
Nissan£752.31
Renault£808.38
Citroen£668.76
Toyota£687.78

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 29/08/2021 and 27/11/2021.

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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