Timing chain guides play an important role in keeping the timing chain running smoothly and not moving around too much. Timing chain guides stop excessive movement and play as the timing chain rotates, which stops it from jumping off the gear that it runs on. If the timing belt does jump off, it will cause major damage to the engine.
To check the status of this component, a mechanic is required so that the timing chain cover can be removed to determine the condition of the timing chain guides. If your service centre suggests that you replace the timing chain guides in your car, don’t hesitate to go online and source the required parts. The first step is to log onto 123spareparts.co.uk and punch in the components, in this case the timing chain guides, you are looking for. Next, punch in the make, model and engine capacity of your car and then select the correct part for your car. Next, move to the checkout stage of the purchase, adding in the delivery address of your choice and finishing off with the final easy online payment. Purchasing your car parts online is cheap, easy and can be done from the comfort of your own home.