Timing Chain Garages in Solihull

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Auto Solutions & Parts Limited
241 Jobs Completed
Birmingham
5.0 / 5

1) All mechanical work including MOT, Servicing, Brake Discs & Brake Pads, Automatic Gearbox Service, DPF Regen, Welding work so you do not always have to buy new par

GLA Autos Ltd
219 Jobs Completed
Birmingham
4.9 / 5

We are a fun hard working family run MOT Station and garage, taking on all make and model vehicles. Owned by Vinny and Stacey a husband and Wife team, both being Mot Te

Heartlands Auto Centre Limited
669 Jobs Completed
Birmingham
4.9 / 5

We are a family based team that are here to help our customer’s automobile needs. We have been established for over 15 years and have built our products and services over

Sakis Auto Centre
442 Jobs Completed
Warwick Road
4.1 / 5

Sakis Auto Centre

Highgate Autos Midland Limited
292 Jobs Completed
BIRMINGHAM
4.5 / 5

Here at Highgate Autos we have a team of fully qualified mechanics with over 20 years experience. We are driven to deliver outstanding customer service and want to make y

The Mechanic.
513 Jobs Completed
Birmingham
4.2 / 5

After successfully managing a MOT station and an extremely busy work shop, I decided to set up an MOT station of my own and to make it a modern looking, state of the art

Al-Badar Auto Tech
17 Job Completed
Birmingham
5.0 / 5

We are a family run independent business based in Birmingham with competitive prices to offer and are Health and Safety Compliant. Our services range from vehicle servic

T&G Autos
228 Jobs Completed
Westmidlands
5.0 / 5

My name’s Gareth, owner of T&G Autos, mobile Mechanic offering servicing and repairs

P & V Motors LTD
95 Jobs Completed
Birmingham
5.0 / 5

With over 25 years experience, all our mechanics are fully qualified and have the most up to date training possible Best Price We always provide exceptional value for

City Fleet Care.
109 Jobs Completed
Birmingham
4.9 / 5

We are a independent RAC & AA approved, family run garage that has been running for almost 20 years We offer a wide range of services from MOT class 4,5 & 7 to s

The Garage Midlands Motors Ltd
21 Job Completed
Birmingham
5.0 / 5

The Garage has been open since 2007 so we have a lot of experience,we all work as a team and we are the best at what we do.We offer pick up and drop off service,and with

Speedy Repairs
270 Jobs Completed
Birmingham
4.8 / 5

At Speedy Repairs we offer a full range of mechanical repairs including gearboxes, clutch repairs, brakes and pads, exhaust repairs and replacement, steering and suspensi

JAC Autos
70 Jobs Completed
Earlswood
4.9 / 5

A small, family run business specialising in Citroen and Peugoet. Mechanic and MOT tester with 29 years' experience, based in Earlswood, Solihull. We always use high q

Cranmore Garage Solihull
18 Job Completed
Solihull
5.0 / 5

Cranmore Garage is a reliable car service / vehicle repair centre in Shirley, Solihull that prides itself in providing friendly advice with the highest level of service.

Motor Serv-UK Solihull
68 Jobs Completed
Solihull, Birmingham
4.6 / 5

MotorServ-UK is a family owned concern, which currently serves Solihull and surrounding areas within the West Midlands. Our plans and aspirations are to open further c

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Timing Chain Garages in Solihull

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How much does Timing Chain cost in Solihull?

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


Timing Chain Cost by Car Make in Solihull
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
BMW£971.74
Vauxhall£566.70
Toyota£811.80
MINI£858.54
Citroen£643.54
Mercedes£662.76
Volkswagen£699.05
Renault£555.51
Audi£878.66
Nissan£353.60

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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