Timing Chain Garages in Petersfield

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RAD Auto Services Ltd
249 Jobs Completed
Waterlooville
4.9 / 5

We are an established local independent garage and are proud to be members of Autofirst Network – a nationwide network of independent garages operating to the Network’s 6

CK Automotive Specialist LTD
77 Jobs Completed
Emsworth
5.0 / 5

Here at CK Automotive Specialist I will maintain or modify your vehicle as if it was my own vehicle. I use the best tools and diagnostic equipment there is available. I h

White Rose Garages Ltd
12 Jobs Completed
Liss
5.0 / 5

We are White Rose Garages and we’ve been the South of England's Favourite Garage for THREE Generations... Genuinely! There has been a Garage of varying scale on our site

Glenrands
6 Jobs Completed
Liphook
5.0 / 5

Glenrands is a specialist business dedicated to maintaining and repairing all Land Rover and Range Rover products. We use current dealer level diagnostic equipment and al

LP Automotive Engineering Ltd
5 Jobs Completed
Waterlooville
5.0 / 5

Mercedes-Benz Systems Technician with Specialism in Chassis SystemsRoadside Service Technician for Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Aston Martin, Lamborghini. 2016 - Present: Freelan

Westfields Auto Centre
346 Jobs Completed
Waterlooville
4.7 / 5

As a Shell appointed garage we are a trustworthy and independent garage. Offering comprehensive range of services for all vehicle makes and models. We are audited to defi

A&M
37 Jobs Completed
Havant
5.0 / 5

Mobile Mechanic 30 years experience on most Marques of cars, including BMW, Mercedes, Toyota, Ford, Vauxhall. Reliable, reasonably priced service.

Triangle Cars
114 Jobs Completed
Havant
4.6 / 5

Welcome to Triangle Car Havant's 1st choice Tyre Centre and Auto Repair Workshop for private and corporate customers, providing an affordable quality service you can trus

Ace Automotive Repairs & Recovery
16 Jobs Completed
bordon
5.0 / 5

Based in Bordon Hampshire I am a dependable mobile mechanic that covers a wide range of services and repairs. With many years experience and extensive knowledge on all br

Collison Motoring Services Ltd
80 Jobs Completed
Cowplain, Waterlooville
4.2 / 5

"From its beginnings, Collison Motoring Services has worked to develop an unrivalled reputation for customer care and attention to detail. Offering the very best to Water

Clarks Auto Service Ltd
20 Jobs Completed
Hampshire
4.9 / 5

A Friendly Family run garage offering service and repairs to all makes and models of car, van and Motorhomes in Waterlooville. MOT's carried out on site. Free estimates,

Choice Mobile Mechanics
53 Jobs Completed
Petersfield
4.8 / 5

"Choice Mobile Mechanics have a team of mechanics working across the South of England, from Bristol to Maidstone. They offer convenient on-site servicing and repairs whi

Bright Sparks Garage
15 Jobs Completed
Waterlooville
4.3 / 5

We are a family run business with over 25 years experience, we offer mechanical repairs, car restorations, welding, shot blasting, paintwork, and servicing

david hunt
60 Jobs Completed
Kingsley
3.9 / 5

"We are a small independendent garage with over 50 years combined experience. We have fully equipped facilities. We have dealer level diagnostics. We can cater for all m

Liphook Auto Services
Member since 13 April 2021
Lindford

We pride ourselves on our customer service and our online feedbacks speak for themselves. We are based in Lindford at Broxhead trading estate. Come and experience how a g

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Timing Chain Garages in Petersfield

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How much does Timing Chain cost in Petersfield?

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


Timing Chain Cost by Car Make in Petersfield
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
BMW£871.01
Peugeot£659.68
MINI£528.91
Vauxhall£483.09

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 07/09/2021 and 06/12/2021.

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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