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MINI N14 Timing Chain Kit

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MINI Timing Chain Kit for any Gen 2 MINI Cooper S with the N14 motors. If you start up your car in the morning and you hear a rattling at start up or when it's cold out, then you are having a problem. Once it starts to rattle, it can jump teeth and cause the car to run poorly. It can even get so bad as to be off several teeth, to the point you can not drive it without any check engine lights. We have seen the tensioners come lose from the block, the tensioners fail, the chain stretch (badly), as well as  the car skips teeth causing the timing to be off!

This kit includes a OEM chain guides (3), a tensioner, chain, lower sprocket, all the needed bolts, & a valve cover gasket.  We also pair it with a aftermarket crank seal is is a very high quality, but at a lower cost. We have found, here at the shop, that if you over heat your engine, follow dealer recommended oil services, or run it with out oil for too long, and you can wear out or break the chain guides as well as stretch the chain, and/or cause the tensioner to fail . Chain stretch seams to be the most common due to heat and lack of lubrication. Once the chain has stretched, the tensioner cannot keep the correct tensioner on the chain allowing extra wear on the tensioner causing it to fail as well as the ability for the chain to skip teeth and affect performance, as well as in extreme cases, the engine will actually crash into it self.

As an added benefit, we are now cryogenically treating all chains and tensioners as well as all the bolts and sprockets in all of our timing chain kits. The cryogenic “heat treating” process is where the material is cooled to approximately −185°C (−301°F) with the use of liquid nitrogen. This increases the amount of martensite in the steel's crystal structure, increasing its strength and hardness. Which in turn will not allow the chain to stretch or the tensioner to fail as quickly if ever. This keeps your motor in time better as well as run quitter and last longer with the proper maintenance.

Note: This does require special tools to keep the cams and engine in TDC. Recommended for expert mechanics. Watch the Video below to understand it more. Note that it is showing a N12, but the process is the same.

Product Videos

310156000 - Timing for PSA Group, MINI 1.4 - 1.6 16V N12 & N14 (02:53)
Timing tool set suitable for: Mini: Mini (R56/R57) One / Mini (R56/R57) Cooper, Clubman (R55) One / Clubman (R55) Cooper Engine: 1.4 - 1.6 Engine codes: N12 (Valvetronic), N14 (direct ignition) Citroën: C4, C4 Picasso, C3, C3 Picasso Peugeot: 207, 207CC, 308, 3008, 5008 Engine: 1.4VTi (Valvetronic), 1.6VTi (Valvetronic) Engine codes: EP3(8FS), EP6(5FW), EP6DT(5FX), EP6DTS(5FY) KIT INCLUDES: OEM 119540; 119550; 0197-A1 = 310156004 OEM 119590; 0197-B = 310156001 OEM 119550; 0197-A2 = 310156011 OEM 119340 = 310146011 OEM 119340 = 310146012 OEM 119540; 0197-A3 = 310156012 OEM 119550; 0197-A2 = 310156008 By GOVONI "The Toolmaker"
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    Timing tool set suitable for: Mini: Mini (R56/R57) One / Mini ...

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  1. love it 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 27th Mar 2018

    Absolutley love it speedy shipping quality parts

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