This is a brand new replacement starter, not a re-built part. VALEO is the original equipment supplier to BMW and this starter is identical to the original starter in every way.
Valeo has been in existence since 1923, as long as BMW has been making motorcycles, and ranks among the world's top automotive suppliers. The Group has 123 plants, 20 research centers, 35 development centers, 12 distribution platforms, and employs 73,300 people in 28 countries worldwide.
Identical to BMW part number 12 41 2 306 700 (12412306700)