Timing Chain Garages in Wandsworth

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Sparrowhawk Motors IV LTD
433 Jobs Completed
Chelsea
4.5 / 5

From a convenient location in West London Sparrowhawk motors Garage has been offering a full range of garage services for over 20 years to customers from all over London.

Eagle Autos
1855 Jobs Completed
South Wimbledon
4.7 / 5

Eagle Autos provide a personalised quality service for all makes and models and include cars that are still within the manufacturer’s warranty period and also cars that a

SAI Wimbledon Ltd
771 Jobs Completed
London
4.0 / 5

SAI MOT Centre is one of Wimbledon's leading auto repair, full car service and MOT testing stations for many models of cars and other utility vehicles. SAI MOT Centre ca

Wimbledon Autocentre
921 Jobs Completed
Wimbledon
4.7 / 5

Established in 1987, we’ve enjoyed a long and rich history servicing motorists who appreciate both our technical expertise and affordable prices. Renowned in the area for

Dropless - Mobile Mechanic and SMART Body Repair team
67 Jobs Completed
Clapham
4.6 / 5

Mobile Mechanics Book with our team of senior mobile mechanics to bring the garage to your door. With a wealth of experience and using exclusively OEM parts, we guaran

Wimbledon Car Care
184 Jobs Completed
WIMBLEDON
4.3 / 5

.Here at Wimbledon Car Care our number one priority to offer you the best possible service, repair and maintenance of their vehicle. Investing in the latest equipment en

Prestige AutoTechnik
11 Jobs Completed
Earlsfield
5.0 / 5

Independent Specialist in Mercedes Benz - AMG - Porsche & Prestigious sports cars. We are a team of technical consultants who have a wealth of knowledge and exper

The Garage West London
29 Jobs Completed
West Kensington
5.0 / 5

We have a 12 ramp Garage/Showroom and MOT Test Centre able to help with MOTs and repairs to all makes of Car or Van and Bikes/Scooters. Established in 2002 in Bramber Roa

Wimbledon Service Centre
35 Jobs Completed
Wimbledon
3.7 / 5

We are a Renault and Citroen main dealer with the knowledge, specific tooling and diagnostic equipment to efficiently repair and maintain all Renault and Citroen vehicles

Autotech of Wandsworth
6 Job Completed
Wandsworth
5.0 / 5

We are an independent workshop based in Wandsworth, London, which has been established since 2010. We employ a team of four technicians, all fully qualified and with ove

M AND G Autos Ltd
3 Jobs Completed
Battersea
4.5 / 5

M and G Autos is an MOT testing centre that also provides a general repair and garage service .They have been servicing the SW London area for over 20 years delivering a

Rutlish Autocare Centre ltd
15 Jobs Completed
wimbledon
5.0 / 5

At Rutlish autocare centre we carry out repairs to all vehicles from cars to van both mechanical and body repairs, we have a well equipped workshop with plenty of ramp s

RR London
9 Jobs Completed
Battersea
5.0 / 5

"We are a Land Rover/Range Rover specialist who pride ourselves in delivering outstanding service at a reasonable rate. We like to take a personal approach with all of ou

Renno Services
1 Job Completed
Clapham
5.0 / 5

"WeÔÇÖre a Clapham based servicing specialist with 25 years of experience, and counting. Our knowledge base encompasses most major brands however we are RENAULT specialis

SM WORKS
Member since 24 October 2017
london

SM Works is a used Car sales and Repair Garage,We are located 2 minutes walk away from Streatham hill Station and only a 10minutes Bus ride from Brixton underground Stati

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Timing Chain Garages in Wandsworth

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How much does Timing Chain cost in Wandsworth?

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


Timing Chain Cost by Car Make in Wandsworth
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
BMW£851.43
Vauxhall£618.19
Volkswagen£639.79
Mercedes£737.27
Audi£732.21
MINI£718.53
Nissan£566.00
Renault£744.76
Toyota£563.70
Peugeot£576.28
Ford£649.38
Citroen£706.53

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 06/09/2022 and 05/12/2022.

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.

We work with a network of over 17,038 mechanics and garages across the UK so we can find competitive timing chain repairs for you. To find the best rear wheel alignment offers in your area;

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