CAR Timing chain

Timing chain: common defects and their signs

  1. Stretching
    • Metallic sound appears from the camshaft drive when the engine is working.
    • There are failures in operation of the engine at idle.
    • Engine power lowers.
  2. Breakage
    • Loud sound is heard from under the bonnet.
    • Engine stops suddenly.

How to replace a timing chain?

Average lifetime of the timing chain is 200 000 - 250 000 operational kilometers, but the exact replacement interval for this component is specified in the car manual. Moreover, chain service life is often influenced by the quality of oil used and timeliness of its replacement. Poor condition of this component and its following breakage can lead to serious damage of engine elements and, as a consequence, its expensive repair. The timing chain is not repaired. If there are signs of defect, the component is to be replaced together with the tensioner, sealing gasket and fasteners.

In order to replace the timing chain you need to contact service station specialists. It is not recommended to perform works on your own following some common action algorithm because it can vary for cars of certain models. Moreover, the replacement procedure on a car depends on its drive type and configuration. For example, demounting of a faulty component can be complicated because the alternator, air-conditioner compressor, power steering pump, camshaft and crankshaft sensors, starter, oil pan, or radiator may need removal.

Timing chain Information

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Article № : 559 0028 30
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  • Supplementary Article/Supplementary Info: with crankshaft seal
  • Supplementary Article/Info 2: with control housing gasket
  • Condition: New

OEM-Number

46 78 8 783

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  • Timing Chain Size: 54
  • Supplementary Article/Supplementary Info: with oil pump chain
  • Number of Chain Links: 110
  • Condition: New

OEM-Number

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Article № : 30331
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  • Chain Type: Simplex, Closed chain
  • Number of Chain Links: 58
  • Fitting Position: Upper
  • Condition: New

OEM-Number

11 31 1 432 177

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  • Supplementary Article/Info 2: for camshaft
  • Chain Type: Simplex, Closed chain
  • Number of Chain Links: 142
  • Condition: New

OEM-Number

11 31 1 439 854

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OEM-Number

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Article № : TCK6
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  • Equipment Variant: > Euro VI, 120 Link Chain, Closed, Inc. Oil Feed Pipe
  • Supplementary Article/Supplementary Info: with gaskets/seals
  • Chain Type: Simplex, Roller chain
  • Condition: New

OEM-Number

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OEM-Number

03 C1 0 915 8A

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Article № : 30410
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  • Chain Type: Simplex, Closed chain
  • Number of Chain Links: 104
  • Fitting Position: Lower
  • Condition: New

OEM-Number

11 31 1 432 176

11 31 1 432 176S2

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