As part of its growing OEM Direct Replacement Parts program, Continental Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket now offers an OE electric water pump with an integrated control unit for a wide range of BMW vehicle applications. The new VDO electric water pump, VDO part No. A2C59514607 (OEM part No. 11517632426) is the exact OEM part and identical in fit, form and function, according to the company.
Designed for vehicle-specific application, this new water pump delivers precise engine temperature control through variation of coolant volume flow. It operates independently from the main cooling circuit and combustion engine functions. Continental produces three variants and separately supplies the three mounting screws as required for the installation of each variant.
Key BMW applications include: BMW 1 Series M 2011, 135i 2008-’13, 135is 2013, 335i 2007-’13, 335i xDrive 2009-’13, 335is 2011-’13, 335xi 2007-’08, 535i 2008-’13, 535i GT 2010-’13, 535i GT xDrive 2011-’13, 535i xDrive 2009-’13, 535xi 2008, 640i 2012-’13, 640i Gran Coupe 2013, 740i 2011-’13, 740Li 2011-’13, 740Li xDrive 2013, ActiveHybrid 5 2012-’13, X1 2013, X3 2011-’13, X5 2011-’13, X6 2008-’14 and the Z4 2009-’13.
Continental says the VDO OEM Direct program offers a unique solution for shop owners and technicians. These high-quality, OE parts deliver excellent European, domestic and Asian coverage for high-volume vehicles, as well as hard to find applications, the company says. Since the parts are OE components, installation is simplified and labor is reduced, leading to fewer comebacks. The parts are competitively priced and come directly from the manufacturer, Continental.
In addition to the electric water pump, Continental’s VDO OEM Direct Parts program also features air actuators, electronic throttle valves, flex fuel sensors, fuel injectors and fuel modules, as well as MAF and MAP sensors in the VDO OEM Direct Parts program.
For more information, visit vdo.com/usa.