Timing Chain Garages in Sevenoaks

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R&R Mobile Mechanic
106 Jobs Completed
Orpington
4.7 / 5

Thank you for visiting the Page. We offer a wide variety of services including Call Outs (24/7) to diagnostics and repairs thereafter. Our services are transparent and p

Mechanics To Your Drive
12 Jobs Completed
Fawkham, Longfield
5.0 / 5

Welcome To The South East's Leading Independent Mobile Mechanics & Vehicle Servicing Centre. Mechanics you can trust, next-day service available at your chosen loc

TD Autos
420 Jobs Completed
Kent
4.6 / 5

Hi my name is Anthony and I’ve been in the motor trade for 10 years . I’m a mobile mechanic here to help

CKAutoCare
43 Jobs Completed
Orpington
5.0 / 5

CK AutoCare offer a fully insured and guaranteed mobile mechanic service in Bromley and its surrounding areas. With 30 years’ dealer experience and training specializing

Eden Prestige Autocare Ltd
21 Job Completed
Kent
5.0 / 5

Eden Prestige Autocare is a family owned business with over 120 years of experience between our professional team. We are located in Edenbridge and serve the Kent, Sussex

G & R Autos LTD
224 Jobs Completed
Tunbridge Wells
4.8 / 5

We have over 17 years previous experience within the motor trade. We take on all makes and models of cars and short wheel-base vans. We can do anything from: Bulb

Shanes Autos
42 Jobs Completed
Borough green
5.0 / 5

Qualified vehicle mechanic based in Sevenoaks. We do all kinds of car repairs, servicing, mot's, brakes, tyres, etc. We are a reliable garage who will complete all the wo

Laurel Garage
9 Job Completed
Tunbridge Wells
5.0 / 5

" Laurel Garage has been trading now for 37 years and prides itself on customer care. 99% of our new customers visit us via personal recommendations which speaks for its

NCC Vehicle Solutions
25 Jobs Completed
Oxted
5.0 / 5

I began my mechanical career 18 years ago with Peugeot, where I completed my apprenticeship, and then spent a further 2 years. I then went on to work in several independ

KF Servicing & Repairs
23 Jobs Completed
Swanley
5.0 / 5

"Offering affordable car or van servicing, diagnostics, repairs, brakes, health checks and audio installations."

Lifestyle Ford Tonbridge
6 Job Completed
Tonbridge
5.0 / 5

We at Lifestyle in Tonbridge are a main Ford and Renault dealer. We offer a collection and delivery as a customer drop off and collect. Courtesy cars available upon reque

West Malling Garage Ltd
7 Jobs Completed
West Malling
4.5 / 5

Welcome to West Malling Garage Ltd - the place to find quality used cars for sale and a reliable local garage for all your servicing, MOTs and repairs. We are an indep

Opps fuel and mechanical services
14 Job Completed
Rusthall
5.0 / 5

Hi my name is mark jones I have been a mechanic for over 20 years always worked for a company but due to family ties I feel I have to now work for my self I can do wrong

Orpington Honda
22 Jobs Completed
Orpington
5.0 / 5

We are available for the lifetime of your vehicle to provide a range of aftersales care including servicing, certified MOT testing, and many forms of repair. We offer thi

Kemsing Motor Company
2 Jobs Completed
Kemsing, Sevenoaks
4.5 / 5

"Kemsing Motor Company offers a one-stop shop for all your vehicle repair needs, including MOT tests, servicing, auto-electrics, air conditioning and four-wheel alignmen

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Timing Chain Garages in Sevenoaks

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How much does Timing Chain cost in Sevenoaks?

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


Timing Chain Cost by Car Make in Sevenoaks
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
BMW£812.93
MINI£613.23
Mercedes£697.23
Vauxhall£511.43
Volkswagen£644.42
Ford£665.65
Renault£803.57
Peugeot£639.18
Audi£688.03
Citroen£627.56

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 29/08/2021 and 27/11/2021.

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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