Tag Archives: timing chain

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 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 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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N20 timing chain noise

 Ok I know you have seen this picture before of a N20 engine,,,,well here another N20 with a internal engine noise,,,,this time the noise was coming from the front of the engine,,,,,not like the lower end like the last one … Continue reading

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N63 tore apart

N63 getting the timing chain repairs and valve stem seals,,,,here’s some pics with the heads off,,,,,,and all the parts spread all over the shop floor and work benches,,,,trying to keep track of all the bolts and brackets and misc parts,,,,this … Continue reading

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N63 timing chain updates

Here more pic of replacing the timing chain,,,you have to remove the oil pan when replacing the front timing case gaskets,,,,when removing the oil pan gasket you also have to remove the oil pump.

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N63 timing chain recall

This is a N63 timing chain recall that failed,,,,the two pics are the chain rail that I found broken inside the front timing chain cover,,,,the other pic is the heads off and the front timing chain and rails,,,,this is a … Continue reading

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