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      12-19-2011, 10:07 PM   #55
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Originally Posted by Snyperx View Post
Thanks, me neither. It would seem that if it does I will pull the VANOS solenoids, clean, and swap positions. If it follows the solenoid I know I need to replace it.
I forget which code came up but the vanos solenoids will throw specific codes when they are sticking or malfunctioning. I had mine replaced under CPO and I remember the code I pulled said the solenoid on the intake side was sticking. Looking through my bentley manual, I noticed there were also codes for a faulty solenoid.

Btw, I'm not sure if you're aware but cleaning the solenoids is just blowing shop air threw them.