Timing Chain Garages in Ross on Wye

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HP PROMISE Ltd AUTO MECHANICS
18 Jobs Completed
Hereford
5.0 / 5

As a mobile mechanic I able to be very flexible and can even repair your vehicle on your premises if feasible, which is extremely helpful and convenient especially for th

Bowen's Garage
13 Jobs Completed
Ross-on-Wye
5.0 / 5

Established in 1973 but under new family ownership since December 2013, we are a friendly, helpful business with a stable team of 4 technicians, a General Manager who man

Lea Automotive
Member since 08 February 2014
Ross-on-wye

"Sales - service- diagnostics - MOT - valet.We are Peugeot and Citroen trained , and are able to service all makes and models."

John Mumford Auto Services
Member since 13 December 2011
Ross on Wye

"John Mumford Auto Services are a locally renowned family business based in Ross-on-Wye. We have been serving the local community with high quality car engineering and me

GKC Motors
Member since 12 October 2011
Ross-on-Wye

"GKC Motors was established in 1993. It began as a small family business, however through the years it has expanded greatly.All the mechanics at GKC Motors are fully qua

Lea Garage
Member since 16 June 2017
Hereford

Workshop Servicing MOT's Friendly Local Garage with free collection and delivery

Timing Chain Garages in Ross on Wye

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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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