Tag Archives: N20

N20 timing chain rail coming apart

 Here’s a hot topic with a lot of BMW owners,,,,this car came in with check engine light on and engine whine and rattle noise,,,,check engine light was low oil pressure and jammed oil pressure ,,,,,I noticed the timing chain whine … Continue reading

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N20 engine mount

 I hope everyone had a safe July 4,,,,here’s  a picture of N20 engine mounts from a F10,,,,the problem was the customer said the car was running rough,,,,the rough running got worse when you shifted it back into park,,,,in drive you … Continue reading

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N20 and N26 timing chain parts list

 Ok some of you have been asking about what parts are needed to replace the timing chain and oil pump chain list,,,,here is a parts list for the N20 and N26 engine,,,you still might need some more parts like valve … Continue reading

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N20 intake valve

 Ok this is an interesting one,,,,N20 about 30k miles,,,,engine making noise internally,,,,and misfires on cylinder 2 only,,,checked the spark plugs and the ignition coil were ok,,,,no signs of oil burning or fuel soaking,,,if you look at the tip of the … Continue reading

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Dinan stage 1

 Big surprise while working on a 2014 3 series with a N20 engine,,,,the customer said the cigarette light was not working,,,,so I removed the cover to gain access to the fuse box,,,,,and look what if found someone installed a Dinan … Continue reading

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N20 valve cover cracked

 I know no big deal,,,,a stupid valve cover off of a N20,,,,it was a big deal,,,,we had a lean fuel mixture,,,we first thought we had the typical fuel injectors,,,but spark plugs looked good,,,,we then noticed some oil on top of … Continue reading

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N20 timing chain issue

ok I’m getting a lot of questions about the N20 timing chain noise and replacement,,,,here are 2 short audio clips,,,,you can here a high pitched whine in both videos. one video is at 3000rpms,,,,and the other is reving the engine … Continue reading

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