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      06-07-2012, 08:07 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by MrQuickR1
Originally Posted by BMWE90FANATIC View Post
Hey one more question for you. I need to change the valvetronic motor gasket. Does this motor just come out and slide back in. Dont want to mess up the timing. I noticed oil in the wells next to the coils on the valve cover. Do I have to disconnect the battery to do this. Thanks
When I unbolted the valvetronic, I pulled it out and you can feel tension release like a spring. Re installing it I simply pushed it straight in and bolted it back in. No timing issues. Definitely disconnect the battery, you can't do any harm in doing that.
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