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Mini Cooper Timing Chain Kit N12 N16 OEM Gen2 R55-R61 Cooper non-S

Mini Cooper Timing Chain Kit N12 N16 OEM Gen2 R55-R61 Cooper non-S

Mini Cooper Timing Chain Kit N12 N16 OEM Gen2 R55-R61 Cooper non-S

Mini Cooper Timing Chain Kit N12 N16 OEM Gen2 R55-R61 Cooper non-S

Mini Cooper Timing Chain Kit N12 N16 OEM Gen2 R55-R61 Cooper non-S
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MINI Factory Timing Chain repair kit for the normally aspirated COOPER (non-S) engine. This is the kit that the MINI dealership uses when repairing the 'Cold Start Rattle' problem. If your MINI is out of warranty, here are the parts. The symptom presents as a loud 'rattle' that sounds like a old diesel engine - typically in cold temperatures in the mornings.

Fits the following COOPER (non-S) models with the N12 and N16 normally aspirated engine:

2007-2013 R56 Cooper Hardtop
2008-2014 R55 Cooper Clubman
2009-2015 R57 Cooper Convertible
2012-2015 R58 Cooper Coupe
2012-2015 R59 Cooper Roadster
2011-2016 R60 Cooper Countryman
2013-2016 R61 Cooper Paceman

This Kit includes all the parts typically replaced by the dealer. One each of the following, except where noted:

  • Valve Cover Gasket Set
  • Timing Chain
  • Guide Rail
  • Chain Tensioner Guide
  • Chain Tensioner Bolt/Plunger
  • Gasket for Bolt/Plunger
  • Timing Chain Lower Sprocket
  • Bolts for Upper 'Ajustable' Timing Chain Sprocket (2)
  • Slide Rail for Timing Chain
  • Bearing Bolt for upper Guide Rail
  • Gasket for upper Guide Rail Bolt
  • Bearing Bolts for lower Guide Rail and Tensioner (2)
  • Gaskets for lower Bearing Bolt (2)
  • Hex Bolt for Vibration Damper

For other models, see G2NMK3300-P.

Tightening Torques

Item Engine Thread Tightening Specifications Torque
Valve cover to cylinder head N12, N14, N16, N18 M6 x 30   10 Nm
Guide rail to crankcase N12, N14, N16, N18 M8 x 1.25 Replace sealing ring 24 Nm
Guide rail to cylinder head N12, N14, N16, N18 M14 x 1.5 Replace sealing ring 20 Nm
Chain tensioner to cylinder head N12, N14, N16, N18 M22 x 1.5 Do not retighten the chain tensioner 80 Nm
      Replace sealing ring  
VANOS to inlet and exhaust camshafts N12, N16, N18 M10 x 52 Replace screw  
      Jointing torque 20 Nm
      Angle of rotation 180°
VANOS to inlet camshaft N14 M10 x 52 Replace screw  
      Jointing torque 20 Nm
      Angle of rotation 180°
Sprocket wheel to exhaust camshafts N14 M10 x 30 Replace screw  
      Jointing torque 20 Nm
      Angle of rotation 90°
Torsion damper (hub) to crankshaft N12, N14, N16, N18 M8 x 16   28 Nm

 

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