This Genuine OEM Variable Timing Camshaft Gear, denoted by part number 12606358, is precision-engineered for 2015-2019 Silverado Sierra 2500 and 3500 models with a 6.0 engine. If your vehicle's existing camshaft gear is faulty, replacing it with this part will ensure precise control over valve timing. This variable timing camshaft gear is a crucial component in your vehicle's engine, providing flexibility in valve timing for optimal performance, fuel economy, and emission control.
This is a brand-new, Genuine OEM part that comes directly from the manufacturer, presented in the original OEM manufacturer's packaging. It's not an aftermarket piece, but the exact same part you would buy at a new car dealership, guaranteeing it meets the exacting quality standards and performance metrics of Silverado and Sierra.
Tools Needed: Wrench Set, Socket Set
1. Begin by disconnecting the battery and removing the engine cover.
2. Next, remove the serpentine belt and the timing cover.
3. Now, rotate the crankshaft to align the timing marks.
4. Remove the camshaft bolt, followed by the faulty camshaft gear.
5. Install the new Genuine OEM Variable Timing Camshaft Gear and secure it using the camshaft bolt.
6. Reassemble the engine in reverse order of disassembly.
Typically, this job takes about 2-3 hours and requires advanced mechanical skills due to the complex nature of the engine.
||Silverado Sierra 2500, 3500 (6.0)
||Variable Timing Camshaft Gear 12606358