Timing Chain Garages in Plumstead

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J.W.Autos Mobile Mechanic
531 Jobs Completed
ERITH
4.7 / 5

Here at J.W.Autos we provide a friendly reliable service, with over 13 years of experience you can rest assured your vehicle is in safe hands. Our free collection and de

MIC Auto services LTD
81 Jobs Completed
barking
4.5 / 5

We do MOT for cars and vans Servicing and Mechanical repairs Sale of new and part worn tyres Body works and Spraying Diagnostic check, Engine management light Electr

One Stop Auto Centre
88 Jobs Completed
Thamemead
3.7 / 5

"Established large workshop offering all general servicing and repairs. Also latest diagnostic equipment. Also offer tyre changing, general services and repairs on cars a

Leonardo auto center
359 Jobs Completed
London
4.6 / 5

hi , we take all mechanical work with care .

Big LPG Automotive Service
624 Jobs Completed
Barking
4.7 / 5

Established back in 2000, BIGLGP is a family run independent garage based in Barking who will always go the extra mile for our customers. We are a small team with dec

All Fords LTD
2048 Jobs Completed
Belvedere
4.8 / 5

ENGINES, GEARBOXES, CLUTCHES, TIMING BELTS, CHAINS, SERVICE, TYRES, MOT’s, BATTERIES, ELECTRIC & HYBRID VEHICLES All Fords Ltd specialises in servicing and repairi

Dp vehicle repairs
33 Jobs Completed
Areas
5.0 / 5

Hi I'm Dean. I have been a mechanic for 20 years with 10 years experience working for myself. I am fully insured, I am realiable and take pride in all my work I carry out

TVMPL
419 Jobs Completed
East Ham
4.7 / 5

15 years of mechanical experience. C&G certified. We take on all types of mechanical repair & warranty work, incl: General maintenance & repair. Servicing. Br

Adams Automotive Engineering
279 Jobs Completed
London
4.7 / 5

Adam's Automotive Engineering offers a variety of services to many customers; ranging from individual car owners to corporate clients and dealerships. The company has

London V Trader Ltd
327 Jobs Completed
Braking
4.1 / 5

At London V Trader, it is our ambition to see you back on the road as soon as possible no matter what the issue is. Established in 2013, we are an independently run famil

DS Mechanics
89 Jobs Completed
Crayford-Dartford
4.3 / 5

We are a family run business with over 10 years experience we cover all aspects of work from engine changes to servicing work per not checks 24/H recovery

Floodgate Auto Repair Centre
67 Jobs Completed
Charlton
4.0 / 5

If you're looking for a reliable Car Garage in London, look no further than Floodgate Auto Repair Centre, specialists in a wide range of garage services including car ser

Redline Garage Ltd
214 Jobs Completed
London
4.8 / 5

Established in 2011, our independent workshop based in Barking Industrial Park is home to a team of highly skilled mechanics who are committed to ensuring every customer

Eltham Test Centre
105 Jobs Completed
London
4.7 / 5

We are a family run workshop which has been established for over 30 years and prides itself on quality workmanship and fantastic customer service, utilising its team of h

DP Vehicle Care
83 Jobs Completed
Covering all areas
4.7 / 5

We are a family run business established 1995. We have over 20 years experience. We have a fantastic reputation for our reliability and reasonable prices. We are fully mo

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Timing Chain Garages in Plumstead

Average rating for  Timing Chain in Plumstead bookings

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How much does Timing Chain cost in Plumstead?

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


Timing Chain Cost by Car Make in Plumstead
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
BMW£907.15
Vauxhall£528.33
Mercedes£687.92
Volkswagen£568.47
MINI£673.57
Audi£851.74
Peugeot£620.39
Ford£544.88
Nissan£527.18
Citroen£680.08
Toyota£740.64

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 06/04/2022 and 05/07/2022.

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.

We work with a network of over 16,735 mechanics and garages across the UK so we can find competitive timing chain repairs for you. To find the best rear wheel alignment offers in your area;

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