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ACDelco GM Original Equipment Timing Chain Kit with Tensioners, Gaskets, and Seals 12693217

GM Original Equipment


ACDelco GM Original Equipment Engine Timing Chain Kits synchronize the rotation of the crankshaft and camshaft(s) in an internal combustion engine. They help ensure that the engine’s valves open and close at the proper time during each cylinder’s intake and exhaust strokes, and are GM-recommended replacements for your vehicle’s original components. These original equipment timing chain kits contain components that will provide the same performance, durability, and service life you expect from General Motors.

Pricing: $267.18
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Timing Chain Kit with Tensioners, Gaskets, and Seals

Warranty: 24 Month / Unlimited Mile Limited Warranty on parts sold on or after 04/01/18. (Parts Only) Please see for more details.

Features & Benefits:

  • Synchronizes the rotation of the crankshaft and the camshaft(s) to help ensure that the engine's valves open and close at the proper time during each cylinder's intake and exhaust strokes
  • Contains necessary parts to replace your vehicle's engine timing chain
  • GM-recommended replacement part for your GM vehicle's original factory component
  • Offering the quality, reliability, and durability of GM OE
  • Manufactured to GM OE specification for fit, form, and function


Q: Is there a different between a timing belt and a timing chain?
A: Yes. A timing belt is a rubber-toothed belt that drives the camshaft while a timing chain is a metal chain that drives the camshaft.

Q: Can a timing chain wear?
A: Yes. The chain can get loose and wear the teeth on the cam and crank sprockets.

Maintenance & Troubleshooting

Signs of Wear & Troubleshooting

  • Signs of wear for engine timing chain kit include but are not limited to:
    • Engine cranking but not starting
    • Loss of engine power
    • Excessive noise in the timing chain compartment

Good Maintenance Practices

  • Before purchasing and installing an engine timing chain kit, make sure it is the correct size and fit for your vehicle.
  • Be sure to have timing marks aligned when installing timing chain.
  • Have your vehicle inspected as soon as possible if the ‘Service Engine Soon' light illuminates.
  • Have your vehicle inspected immediately if the ‘Service Engine Soon' light flashes rapidly, as this could indicate an engine misfire condition which may damage your engine and/or engine emission components.
  • Regularly inspect timing chain kit for signs of damage or wear, and replace them if signs of damage are found.

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  • 12693217
  • 12693217
  • ACDelco
  • New

Shipping Information

  • Item Requires Shipping
  • 2.8 lbs.
  • W7.2000” x H3.2000” x L10.7000”
  • Free U.S. Continental Shipping

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