Split Gear Align­ment Tool for Vaux­hall 1.3 CD and BMW/MINI B37 en­gines

Car Mechanics (UK) - - CM Insider -

Modern en­gines that use gear drives for their camshafts, bal­ance shafts, etc, of­ten have a springloaded split gear in the gear train. Th­ese split gears are used to re­duce noise, but can make dis­as­sem­bly and assem­bly of the drive train dif­fi­cult. This tool (part num­ber 7067) is de­signed to fit a range of Vaux­hall and BMW en­gines, clamp­ing onto the gear and hold­ing the two gear halves in align­ment.

The spe­cific ap­pli­ca­tions in­clude the 2015 Vaux­hall/ Opel Corsa E 1.3 diesel with en­gine codes LKU/B13DTE, LKU/B13DTR and LKV/B13DTC. BMW ap­pli­ca­tions are the 2015 1-Se­ries 1.5 diesel, 2014 2-Se­ries, 2015 X1 and 2014 BMW MINI One with en­gine codes B37 C15A and B37 D15A. The OEM equiv­a­lent tools are Vaux­hall/opel EN-50509 and BMW/BMW MINI 11 5 370.

The 7067 split gear align­ment tool is typ­i­cally priced at £146.30. Al­ways re­mem­ber to shop around for the best prices and spe­cial of­fers.

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