Timing Chain Garages in Romford

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Buffalo Autos
218 Jobs Completed
Hornchurch
4.5 / 5

We are a hard working family run business. If we cant fix your problem on your drive, we have a fully equipped workshop that is capable to fix most jobs. At Buffalo's we

Platinum Motoring Solutions Ltd.
585 Jobs Completed
Romford
4.8 / 5

Established in 2008 with over 7 years of experience, Platinum Motors is a well-known, locally run business based in Romford. We pride ourselves on providing an honest and

Peter James Motor Group.
186 Jobs Completed
Dagenham
4.4 / 5

Peter James Motor Group was established in 2006. Consisting of an RAC Approved MOT/Service Centre and two BSi Accredited Bodyshops based in Dagenham, Essex. Our Technic

Specialised Vehicle Services
84 Jobs Completed
Hornchurch
4.2 / 5

We are based in Hornchurch Essex and can cater from washing your vehicle to fully servicing it to diagnosing those faults with a professional touch. We have main dealer d

ABBEY AUTO REPAIR LTD
113 Jobs Completed
London
4.8 / 5

Abbey Auto Repair is a well established mobile mechanics that has built up an enviable reputation over the last 5 years. We pride ourselves on our commitment to provid

London V Trader Ltd
301 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

We’Fix Autocentres LTD
98 Jobs Completed
Ilford
5.0 / 5

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AJ Servicing & Repairs.
92 Jobs Completed
Hornchurch
3.9 / 5

AJ Servicing and Repair centre (formerly Moorings Garage) was taken over in 2013 by a group of main dealer management and technical personnel. The team have over 100 year

Regent Tyres & Exhausts
42 Jobs Completed
Ilford
3.3 / 5

We are a memeber of Unipart Car Care Centres. We believe we are offering our customers something special by recruiting a wide network of quality, independent garages t

London Auto Centre Limited
15 Job Completed
Ilford
5.0 / 5

** In light of the Covid19 Pandemic, please note we abide by Government guidelines on social distancing and hygiene practices. We operate a key drop-off service and do n

EAS SPARES LTD
2 Job Completed
ilford
5.0 / 5

Eas spares ltd specializes in parts for mercedes & german makes and models. We offer a service for customers to call us to negotiate and we offer genuine prices for

A2B Autocentre
148 Jobs Completed
Rainham
4.5 / 5

A2B Autocentre of London are a friendly and honest independent garage dedicated to providing sensational service to you and your vehicle. We are here to build solid an

The Car Doctors UK
32 Jobs Completed
Ilford
5.0 / 5

The Car Doctors UK are a local, independent, family run business based in Hainault. We take great pride in being able to offer our customers a comprehensive range of mech

Complete Motor Works Ltd
22 Job Completed
Dagenham
4.0 / 5

From Smart repairs,car collision repairs and individual paint customs to MOT and servicing. Complete Motor Works is a well established one stop automotive business specia

Saif Autos Ltd
51 Jobs Completed
Dagenham
4.6 / 5

Saif Autos Ltd Specialises in MOT, diagnostics, MOT repairs, Servicing and mechanical jobs. We provide our customers with a friendly, reliable and efficient service all a

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Timing Chain Garages in Romford

Average rating for  Timing Chain in Romford bookings

4.20

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How much does Timing Chain cost in Romford?

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


Timing Chain Cost by Car Make in Romford
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
BMW£829.66
MINI£626.68
Mercedes£765.38
Vauxhall£562.57
Volkswagen£615.91
Audi£765.66
Peugeot£541.85
Ford£574.39
Renault£785.00
Nissan£757.13
Citroen£641.10
Toyota£630.99

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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