Timing Chain Tension Rail, Febi - E39 540i, E38 740i/i, E31 840ci, E53 X5 4.4i/4.6is (M62/M62TU)
Guide rail to use with timing tensioner. Direct replacement for BMW part #11311741236
This part is listed by BMW as BMW part number 11311741236 (11 31 1 741 236) and is described as the Timing Chain Tensioner Rail for the M62 and M62TU engines used in E39 540i, E38 740i, E31 840ci, and E53 X5 4.4i/4.6is. This tensioner rail is on the passenger side of the engine and fits with the actual timing chain tensioner to keep the chain in the proper tension. The guide rail is made of plastic and will wear down with age and use. This is bad for the chain and engine operation in general. Includes new o-ring (BMW part #11421713597).
This part is manufactured by an aftermarket supplier of European auto parts, including many engine components. While not carrying OEM status, this part follows the design of the original very closely and uses similar materials. An aftermarket part may even have the same TUV approval as its OEM counterpart. The brand may even be OEM to another manufacturer besides BMW. This aftermarket brand has a two year warranty - the same as Genuine BMW and OEM brands.
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E39 (97-03) > 540i
E38 (95-01) > 740i
E38 (95-01) > 740iL
E31 (91-97) > 840Ci
E53 X5 (00-06) > X5 4.4i M62 4.4L (99-03)
E53 X5 (00-06) > X5 4.6is M62