Timing Chain Garages in Peterborough

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K-Tech Automotive Peterborough
637 Jobs Completed
Peterborough
4.4 / 5

K Tech Automotive was established in November 2020, Opening our first workshop in Bretton offering all types of vehicle servicing and repairs. Soon expanding to offering

ATD Vehicle Specialists LTD
56 Jobs Completed
PETERBOROUGH
5.0 / 5

At ATD Vehicle Specialists LTD, we are a German Car Specialist with dealership diagnostics equipment. We are passionate about the services we offer. No matter the problem

Mr Tyre Ltd - Peterborough
441 Jobs Completed
Peterborough
4.9 / 5

Mr Tyre Ltd was established in 1971 at Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham in the West Midlands with one store. We now operate a total of 34 strategically placed fitting centres

Autoremedy
278 Jobs Completed
Peterborough
4.6 / 5

Autoremedy offer a fully guaranteed mobile mechanics service to Peterborough and the surrounding areas. We add a huge value to our customers as we come to you, so you

Smart Fit Auto Centre
181 Jobs Completed
Peterborough
4.1 / 5

.Smartfit Auto centres Have been servicing cars for a number of years and have built up an excellent reputation within the for providing quality, value, and service from

TM CARS LIMITED
194 Jobs Completed
PETERBOROUGH
4.9 / 5

TM CARS LIMITED is independent garage with MOT class 4 station located in Peterborough. If you are looking for a trusted and experienced garage in Peterborough to conduc

IN'n'OUT Autocentres Peterborough
1365 Jobs Completed
Peterborough
4.4 / 5

At IN’n’OUT Autocentres we offer fixed prices MOTs and Servicing for any make and model of car with no hidden extras. We are proud to be a ‘Which? Trusted Trader’ so we a

HBM Motor Garage
276 Jobs Completed
Peterborough
4.9 / 5

HBM Motor Garage are your local independent garage based in Boongate, Peterborough. The garage is owned and managed by myself, Andris, a fully qualified technician with

Cartell Mot And Service Limited
12 Jobs Completed
Peterborough
4.9 / 5

Cartell have been providing excellent customer service and support to the motorists of Peterborough for the last 40 years, recently under new ownership but the staff have

SKS Auto Services Ltd
109 Jobs Completed
Peterborough
4.8 / 5

SKS Auto Services, owned by good friends and business partners Bradley Dawson and Nathan Hinks was established in 2005 and has a reputation for professionalism, technical

Marque 1 Service Centre Ltd
22 Jobs Completed
Peterborough
4.4 / 5

Marque 1 Service Centre is run by professionally trained Technicians with a wealth of experience. Our workshop is fitted with all of the equipment needed to perform any r

Smiths Hyundai
2 Job Completed
PETERBOROUGH
5.0 / 5

Smiths Hyundai is a Main Dealer as part of the long established Smiths Motor Group in Peterborough. We have been trading for over 50 years and proud to still be a famil

T&T Vehicle sales
7 Jobs Completed
Peterborough
5.0 / 5

We are a well-established car sales and repair centre based in Werrington, Peterborough. Our team have a wealth of experience in a variety of mechanical repairs and alway

Stoneacre Peterborough
6 Jobs Completed
Eastern Industry
4.4 / 5

Stoneacre Peterborough is part of one of the country's fastest growing motor groups. The company was first incorporated on the 21st December 1994 and started off as a use

Eye Car Care Peterborough
10 Job Completed
peterborough
4.0 / 5

"WHY TAKE MY CAR TO EYE CAR CARE THAN A DEALER? Here at Eye Car Care we want to be your No 1 choice for all your vehicle maintenance and we believe that with our speciali

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Timing Chain Garages in Peterborough

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How much does Timing Chain cost in Peterborough?

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


Timing Chain Cost by Car Make in Peterborough
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
BMW£939.52
Mercedes£767.72

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 08/04/2022 and 07/07/2022.

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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