Timing Chain Garages in Tunbridge Wells

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TD Autos
412 Jobs Completed
Kent
4.6 / 5

Hi my name is Tony and I’ve been in the motor trade for a number years. In the past I have owned my own garage for around 10 years, but then decided to go mobile as I wan

Eden Prestige Autocare Ltd
17 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
220 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

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

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

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

Paddock Wood MOT Service & Repairs Ltd
2 Job Completed
Paddock Wood
5.0 / 5

We are a family run business that was established over 40 years ago in South London. We relocated to Paddock Wood in 2009. Since 2009 we have established a good custo

MTMC
9 Jobs Completed
TONBRIDGE
5.0 / 5

We are an independent garage based in Tonbridge, specialising in the service and repair of all makes of cars. Our services include: Servicing, Supply & fit of tyres

LADDINGFORD GARAGE SERVICES LTD
4 Job Completed
GRAVELLY WAYS
5.0 / 5

"FAMILY RUN WORKSHOP WITH 40 YEARS EXPERIENCE. ALL MAKES AND MODELS REPAIRED. LATEST TOOLS AND DIAGNOSTICS. ROUND THE CLOCK SUPPORT. EVERYTHING FROM CLASSICS TO MODERN

Lifestyle Ford Tunbridge Wells
1 Job Completed
Tunbridge Wells
5.0 / 5

We at Lifestyle in Tunbridge Wells are a main Ford, Suzuki and Subaru dealer. We offer a collection and delivery as a customer drop off and collect. Courtesy cars availab

MOTORVATION SAAB
2 Jobs Completed
Tonbridge
4.5 / 5

"Founded by Chris Wilkinson we have always sought to establish ourselves as professional, friendly and above all honest. As Independent Saab Specialists we have always re

Topmech73 Ltd
Member since 22 October 2021
Kent

Topmech73 Ltd is MOBILE MECHANIC service and was established in 2014. From day 1 we have consistently delivered our customers with a top-quality service. With over 25 yea

Lifestyle (Tunbridge Wells)
Member since 22 October 2021
Tunbridge Wells

Lifestyle Europe have multiple service locations in the South East offering Main Dealer Servicing and Repairs for Ford, Mazda, Renault, Kia, Subaru and Isuzu. This locati

Tunbridge Wells Hyundai
Member since 22 October 2021
TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Tunbridge Wells Hyundai is the main dealer in Kent, with Dealerships in Tunbridge Wells and Medway. The business was established in 1970 in Tunbridge Wells, the Company h

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Timing Chain Garages in Tunbridge Wells

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How much does Timing Chain cost in Tunbridge Wells?

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


Timing Chain Cost by Car Make in Tunbridge Wells
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
BMW£832.36
Vauxhall£627.15

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 24/07/2021 and 22/10/2021.

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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