Timing Chain Garages in Richmond

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Anees Autocare Centre
728 Jobs Completed
Hounslow
4.9 / 5

Specialising in Mercedes-Benz , Audi, Vw, toyota we cater for all makes and models of motor vehicles. From minor repairs to major maintenance, we are committed to ensurin

22 MOTORS™️
59 Jobs Completed
Hounslow
4.5 / 5

? | CAR DEALERSHIP ⚒️ | ACCIDENT REPAIRS ? | SUNTEK APPROVED PPF INSTALLER ⭐️ | 5 STAR RATING ? | 0% FINANCE PACKAGES AVAILABLE ? | EXTENDED WARRANTIES FROM £179

Sparrowhawk Motors IV LTD
444 Jobs Completed
Chelsea
4.5 / 5

From a convenient location in West London Sparrowhawk motors Garage has been offering a full range of garage services for over 20 years to customers from all over London.

The Westbury Garage
1035 Jobs Completed
London
4.7 / 5

For all your servicing needs

VSC Car Servicing & MOT - RAC Accredited Repairer
1404 Jobs Completed
Hounslow
4.3 / 5

Most vehicle owners are frustrated with dealer prices and having to wait weeks for an appointment. At VSC, you can get a same-day booking (on most days) for Mot, Servici

kevs auto services
718 Jobs Completed
raynes park
4.7 / 5

repairs to most make and models inc cam belts, clutches servicing diagnostics brakes mot, we take all major debit cards

K & P Motors PVT Ltd
56 Jobs Completed
Kingston upon Thames
4.5 / 5

We are K&P Motors PVT Ltd. You can find us in Unit 4 Hampden Road KT13LG Kingston upon Thames. If you need fast , good and affordable repair for your vehicle we'r

Chamberlains Garage Ltd
213 Jobs Completed
New Malden
3.0 / 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

Mobile Mercedes Mechanic
160 Jobs Completed
London
4.8 / 5

Paul has been in the trade for 25+ years specialising in Mercedes-Benz vehicles. Joining WhoCanFixMyCar.com in 2015 Working mobile he tours the entire uk from job

Promod Works LTD.
148 Jobs Completed
London,Chessington
5.0 / 5

Hybrid and EV Licensed Specialists. Promod Works Ltd. was founded back in 2008 with the spark and passion of a true Petrol Head, with the grand vision of making the moto

Ealing Tyres Servicing & MOT
257 Jobs Completed
Ealing
4.9 / 5

Ealing Tyres Servicing & MOT provides extensive automotive parts repairs including tyres, brakes, exhausts, MOT testing, car servicing and air conditioning recharge.

Beekay Motors AF
130 Jobs Completed
London
4.2 / 5

We are light motor vehicle engineers with a wide range of diagnostic equipment. all work estimates free. we also carry out on Saturday mornings a free lights, levels and

Clocktower Auto centre ltd
261 Jobs Completed
west molesy
3.0 / 5

Hi We are based near Hampton Court and have a staff of 6 mechanics we can do a full range of Services, Tyres and MOT's. WE ARE BMW INDEPENDENT SPECIALISTS OFFER SERVIC

Top Cars Center
8 Job Completed
London
5.0 / 5

Apollo Garage
131 Jobs Completed
Middlesex
5.0 / 5

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Timing Chain Garages in Richmond

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How much does Timing Chain cost in Richmond?

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


Timing Chain Cost by Car Make in Richmond
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
BMW£913.26
Vauxhall£593.69
Volkswagen£698.42
Mercedes£776.14
Audi£744.99
MINI£789.55
Nissan£517.69
Renault£832.80
Ford£641.86
Toyota£555.85
Peugeot£617.43
Citroen£641.69

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 01/11/2022 and 30/01/2023.

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 17,139 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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