Timing Chain Garages in Wigan

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Dam Car and Van Limited
67 Jobs Completed
Haydock
3.9 / 5

Moores Mobile Auto Repairs
9 Jobs Completed
Chorley
5.0 / 5

Carry out work on a mobile basis , both mechanical and body repairs , brakes , cam belts, alternators , servicing etc etc ( no clutches ) also repair bumpers and other pa

KJMotor Services Limited
352 Jobs Completed
Wigan
4.8 / 5

We are an established local independent garage and are proud to be members of Autofirst Network – a nationwide network of independent garages operating to the Network’s 6

Full Throttle Autos
239 Jobs Completed
Wigan
4.9 / 5

We are a mobile vehicle service and repair business from Wigan, working all around the local area. We offer an excellent, reliable and dependable service with excellen

Lostock Motor Works Ltd
6 Job Completed
Bolton
5.0 / 5

We are members of the Bosch Car Service Network which is a national network of independent garages. Our objective is to provide you with a friendly and professional servi

S & R Miller - Independent Audi Centre Ltd
61 Jobs Completed
Wigan
5.0 / 5

Independent VW Audi group specialists. Genuine parts used, VAT registered garage, fully qualified Audi technician with dealer diagnostic equipment. Recently opened by ful

John Atherton Autos
24 Jobs Completed
Wigan
4.6 / 5

John Atherton Autos are proud to be a Unipart Car Care Centre (UCCC). As a customer you will benefit from the Nationwide Guarantee we offer being part of the UCCC networ

Howarth Autos
57 Jobs Completed
Wigan
4.9 / 5

Howarth Autos is a first class service covering Wigan, Bolton, Warrington and surrounding areas. With main dealership experience covering a wide range of cars makes and m

Tobys Garage Ltd
23 Jobs Completed
Wigan
4.9 / 5

Hi here at Tobys Garage Newly established garage however been working mobile and decided to open a garage to suit all needs. With over 30 years experience and using O.E g

AWM GARAGE
24 Jobs Completed
Pemberton, Wigan
4.4 / 5

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Mellor Motors
125 Jobs Completed
Wigan
4.5 / 5

34;Mellor Motors garage and mobile Mechanic full qualified and time served we do all types of work undertaken: diagnostic, Services ,mot work, brakes ,timing belt, and mu

Stoneacre Wigan
8 Jobs Completed
Wigan
3.0 / 5

Stoneacre Wigan is part of one of the country's fastest growing motor groups. The company was first incorporated on the 21st December 1994 and started off as a used vehic

DAG Service Station
Member since 11 June 2019
Wigan

We are based on kirkless ind est in Whelley Wigan, we have been in business for over 20 years and offer MOT's, servicing and undertake all repair work at really competiti

Bolton Kia
Member since 17 November 2015
Bolton

At Bolton Kia we pride ourselves in offering the highest level of care whether you are looking to buy a new or used Kia, or your current model needs servicing. Please do

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Timing Chain Garages in Wigan

Average rating for  Timing Chain in Wigan bookings

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How much does Timing Chain cost in Wigan?

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


Timing Chain Cost by Car Make in Wigan
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
BMW£839.89
Vauxhall£546.13
Volkswagen£636.39
Peugeot£623.12

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 07/04/2022 and 06/07/2022.

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.

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