Timing Chain Garages in Portslade

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Frosts Cars - Shoreham-by-Sea
363 Jobs Completed
Shoreham-by-Sea
4.4 / 5

For over 65 years Frosts Cars Ltd have been caring for vehicles and assisting the motoring needs of Sussex. Still a family run business, our Service Centres in Chichester

PJE Automotive Ltd
78 Jobs Completed
Brighton
4.7 / 5

Here at PJE Automotive our quality of engineering expertise and customer service is “second to none”. To tell the truth, we are proud of the high standards that we achiev

Rivervale Cars Ltd
21 Jobs Completed
Portslade
3.0 / 5

We are members of the Bosch Car Service Network which is a national network of independent garages. Our objective is to provide you with a friendly and professional servi

Robins Garage
386 Jobs Completed
Hove
4.6 / 5

I am an IMI qualified mechanic and MOT tester with over 14 years experience. We have experienced and friendly technicians. We take all jobs! Full service, mot repair

All In One Garage
37 Jobs Completed
Brighton
4.4 / 5

Hi welcome to All In One Garage Thank you for dropping by. All In One Garage we provide MOTs, Servicing, Repairs and a mobile service to all makes and models. Our t

A Star Garage
217 Jobs Completed
Brighton
4.9 / 5

We are based in Brighton and it's a new business I've been a mechanic for last 8 years.

Beaconsfield Mot and Service centre ltd
4 Jobs Completed
Brighton
4.7 / 5

"Local Business, Trading for over 20 years.Within walking distance from london Road.Carrying out mots and repairs to all makes and models of cars.Welding, Tyres, Exhausts

SB Motors
17 Jobs Completed
Hove
5.0 / 5

SB Motors are a family owned and managed business, based in Hove, East Sussex. Established in 1999, our humble beginnings were as a mobile mechanic service, which we rapi

Strafford Service Centre
6 Jobs Completed
Brighton
4.5 / 5

Fraser and his team of mechanics at Strafford Service Centre operate a fully equipped large workshop with mobile facilities based in the heart of Brighton. The business h

Bens Mobile Mechanics
2 Job Completed
Hurstpierpoint
5.0 / 5

I pride myself on being a trustworthy and reliable mechanic. I offer a quality mobile service with 15 years experience.

Golding Barn Garage
3 Job Completed
Smalldole
5.0 / 5

"We are a fast moving modern garage, that puts our customers first. We take care of everything car related. From your general maintenance right through to restorations. W

Tates (Pyecombe)
Member since 17 November 2015
Brighton

Whether you’re looking for a funky Kia Soul, a versatile Kia Sportage or a nifty Kia Picanto you’re guaranteed to find your perfect match at Tates Kia. Visit our spacious

Tempest 4 Cars ltd
Member since 25 November 2015
Small Dole

Tempest 4 Cars is the south coast’s premier used car dealership. During over 40 years in the business we have supplied the region’s motorists with the excellent pre-owned

Patcham Garage
Member since 02 August 2011
Patcham, Brighton

Are you looking for quality sevicing & MOT testing in Brighton? If so, look no further than Patcham Garage, we are the company for you. We are a well experienced and

A J Robertson LTD
Member since 15 September 2020
Hove

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Timing Chain Garages in Portslade

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How much does Timing Chain cost in Portslade?

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


Timing Chain Cost by Car Make in Portslade
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
BMW£988.82
Vauxhall£713.72
Volkswagen£596.45
MINI£793.28

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 10/09/2021 and 09/12/2021.

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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