BG Automotive highlights Mercedes M271 engine timing issue

Research reveals that M271 drivers are experiencing higher than average rates of engine failure

After analysing industry data, BG Automotive says that it has identified issues with the Mercedes M271 1.8L engine and is offering technicians advice on the problems, causes, and what to look for when sourcing the best kit to handle the job.

The problem: OE VVT sprockets in the M271 engines are experiencing higher than average rates of failure due to the material composition and design of the back plate

Solution: The BGA Ref TC5690S1/S2 fits the Mercedes M271.820 and M271.860 engines

The BGA VVT sprocket uses a steel back plate and improved design, making it stronger and more durable for many years of dependable use.

The timing chain system (BGA Ref: TC5690VFK) comprises of five main components, all included within BGA’s full kit solutions, and fits the Mercedes M271.820 and M271.860 set of engines.

The kit includes a chain, chain tensioner, guides and sprockets.

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