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Vanos Master Camshaft Alignment Tool Kit (M60 and M62)

SKU: BMW1073-M62

Vanos Master Camshaft Alignment Tool Kit (M60 and M62)

Master tool set contains a comprehensive set of 9 application-specific tools that are required to perform camshaft timing on M60 engines and camshaft + VANOS timing on M62 engines.


The kit includes the following:

1 - Camshaft Alignment Fixtures: Two camshaft alignment jigs to fix the camshafts in the TDC orientation during assembly.


2 - Rigid Chain Tensioner:  To tension the primary chain.


3 - M60 Crankshaft Pin:  Top dead center pin to align the flywheel at the TDC position – for M60 Engines


4 - M62 Crankshaft Pin:  Top dead center pin to align the flywheel at the TDC position – for M62 Engines


5 - Secondary Chain Tensioner Locking Springs:  Utilized to lock the timing chain tensioners in the retracted position (2 pcs included)

6 - M62 Chain Tensioning Bracket Trestle: Used to provide a mounting point for the rigid chain-tensioning tool while the front timing case is removed from the engine for servicing the timing-chain, servicing of VANOS components or adjusting cam timing.

7 - M62 VANOS Timing Tool: Two fixtures to lock the sensor wheels in place during timing of VANOS equipped M62 engines

8 - M62 VANOS Turning / Adjustment Socket: Special socket utilized to turn the VANOS cam phase during assembly and cam-timing of M62 engines

9 - VANOS Electromagnetic Valve Socket: Special deep, thin-wall 32-mm socket that is required to remove the electro-magnetic valve on 6 and 8 cylinder engines equipped with VANOS variable valve timing.

Application Detail:

BMW M60, M62

- 1993-1995 E34 530i
- 1992-1994 E32 730i
- 1994-1996 E38 730i

- 1993-1995 E34 540i
- 1992-1994 E32 740i
- 1994-1996 E38 740i
- 1992-1996 E31 840i

- 1996-1997 E39 535i
- 1994-1997 E38 735i/735iL

- 1998-2001 E38 735i/735iL
- 1998-2003 E39 535i

- 1996-1998 E39 540i
- 1994-1998 E38 740i/740iL
- 1994-1999 E31 840Ci

- 1998-2003 E39 540i
- 1998-2001 E38 740i/740iL
- 1999-2003 E53 X5 4.4i
- 2003-2005 Range Rover Land Rover
- 2000-2004 Morgan Aero 8

WARNING: California Prop 65 - This product contains chemicals known to the state of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to

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