This timing cover is a new, aftermarket replacement part. It is built to strict quality control standards and replaces your original unit exactly.

Features:

  • Reinforced in vulnerable areas
  • Exact fit for 5.0L and 5.7L engine
  • Molded Plastic
  • Replaces dealer part number: 96800970; 12558343; 12562818; 1253972; 1253973
  • New, not refurbished

Now you can get a great part at a great price!! Replace your broken or damaged one now with this great fitting, alternative.

Lifetime Warranty

This item is backed by a Limited Lifetime Warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will exchange the part free of charge (excludes shipping charges) for the original purchaser. Please keep your invoice for proof of this warranty.

  1. step : Removing the Fan Shroud (1:05)
    • Unclip the wiring retainer from the fan shroud with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Pull the wiring off the fan shroud and set it aside
    • Remove the seven 10mm bolts from the fan shroud
    • Lift the fan shroud up and out
  2. step : Draining the Coolant (1:55)
    • Twist off the radiator cap
    • Have a drain pan ready
    • Twist off the radiator drain plug
    • Allow the coolant to drain
    • Twist on the radiator drain plug
  3. step : Removing the Fan Clutch (2:19)
    • Attach an adjustable nut to the fan clutch nut
    • Tap the wrench with a hammer to loosen the nut
    • Attach a 3/8 inch drive ratchet to the serpentine belt tensioner
    • Turn the tensioner as far clockwise as possible
    • Tap the adjustable wrench with the hammer again
    • Remove the ratchet and the adjustable wrench
    • Spin off the fan clutch
  4. step : Removing the Serpentine Belt (3:23)
    • Familiarize yourself with the route of the serpentine belt
    • Insert the 3/8 inch drive ratchet into the tensioner
    • Turn the tensioner clockwise to loosen the belt
    • Pull the belt off the alternator
    • Release the tensioner
    • Pull the belt off by hand
  5. step : Removing the Water Pump (3:51)
    • Press the clamp on the upper hose
    • Twist the hose free
    • Remove the hose
    • Have a drain pan ready
    • Loosen the clamp on the lower hose
    • Wiggle the hose free
    • Remove the four 14mm bolts from the water pump
    • Pull the pump off
    • Remove the last hose
    • Remove the four 10mm bolts from the water pump pulley
    • Remove the pulley
  6. step : Removing the Crankshaft Pulley (5:57)
    • Remove the three 14mm crank pulley bolts
    • Remove the 16mm center bolt
    • Remove the pulley
  7. step : Removing the Harmonic Balancer (6:43)
    • Reinstall the 16mm center bolt without the washer
    • Insert the hardware from the puller kit into the bolt holes
    • Run in the center bolt supplied from the puller kit
    • Tighten the center bolt
    • Slide the harmonic balancer off
    • Remove the center bolt
  8. step : Removing the Timing Cover (8:26)
    • Disconnect the crank position sensor
    • Remove the 8mm bolt from the sensor
    • Remove the sensor
    • Remove the eight 10mm bolts around the timing cover
    • Remove the timing cover
    • Wipe off any grease off of the timing cover and around the chain
    • Scrape off any built-up gasket material with a razor
    • Wipe off any dirt and debris with brake cleaner
  9. step : Installing the Timing Cover (11:45)
    • Apply oil safe gasket sealer to the bottom of the timing cover
    • Press the bolts into the cover
    • Press the cover into place
    • Tighten the 10mm bolts
    • Let the adhesive dry
    • Torque the bolts to 18 foot-pounds
    • Install the crank position sensor
    • Tighten the 8mm screw to the sensor
    • Connect the connector to the sensor
  10. step : Installing the Harmonic Balancer (13:42)
    • Install the installer tool into the crank shaft tightly
    • Insert the harmonic balancer onto the crank
    • Tap the balancer with a hammer
    • Install the sleeve of the install tool
    • Install the bearing
    • Install the bolt and tighten the nut down until the balancer is bottomed out
    • Remove the tool
  11. step : Installing the Crankshaft Pulley (15:16)
    • Insert the pulley into the engine
    • Tighten the 14mm bolts to the pulley
    • Tighten the 16mm center bolt and washer by hand
  12. step : Installing the Water Pump (15:47)
    • Tighten the four 10mm bolts to the pulley
    • Clean the gasket surfaces with a razor blade
    • Set the bolts into the pump
    • Place the gasket on the pump
    • Connect the inlet hose to the pump
    • Insert the pump into place
    • Tighten the hose clamp
    • Tighten the 14mm bolts to the water pump
    • Torque the bolts to 30 foot-pounds
    • Reinstall the remaining hoses to the water pump
  13. step : Installing the Serpentine Belt (17: 28)
    • Loop the belt around the crank pulley
    • Bring it around the water pump
    • Bring it under the power steering pulley
    • Bring it around the A/C Pulley
    • Bring it around the belt tensioner
    • Bring it under the idler pulley
    • Pull the tensioner clockwise with the 3/8 inch ratchet
    • Pull the belt over the alternator
    • Release the tensioner
    • Torque the center crankshaft pulley bolt to 74 foot-pounds
  14. step : Installing the Fan Clutch (18:38)
    • Start the fan clutch nut onto the pulley by hand
    • Attach an adjustable nut to the fan clutch nut
    • Tap the wrench with a hammer to tighten the nut
  15. step : Installing the Fan Shroud (18:53)
    • Line up the fan shroud
    • Fasten the seven 10mm bolts into the fan shroud
    • Place the wiring on top of the fan shroud
    • Clip the wiring to the fan shroud
  16. step : Filling the Coolant (19:23)
    • Add coolant to the coolant bottle using a funnel
    • Twist on the coolant bottle cap
    • Run the engine briefly
    • Add coolant as necessary

Tools needed for replacement:

    Air Powered Tools

  • 3/8 Inch Air Impact Gun

  • General Tools

  • Hammer
  • Drain Pan
  • Razor Blade / Gasket Scraper
  • Funnel

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Brake Parts Cleaner
  • Paper Towels
  • Gasket Adhesive
  • Anti-Freeze

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Adjustable Wrench
  • Channel-Lock Pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Torque Wrench
  • Socket Extensions
  • 3/8 Inch Drive Ratchet

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • Complete Metric Socket Set

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Does ythis come with cam position sensor??
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This part replaces:

  • Dorman 635-505
  • Hollander 308-00436, 308-00138
  • OE # 96800970; 12558343; 12562818;
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Part #: 1AETC00016

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Brand #: 635-505

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