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      07-12-2019, 10:03 PM   #1
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2008 328xi Cleaned Vanos, now what?

Cleaned both Vanos solenoids, car still puts out P0012 code. Now what?
Any idea what might I try next?

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Clean the filter and change the oil
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      07-24-2019, 04:41 PM   #3
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Buy new VANOS solenoids. Donít get aftermarket
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Vanos solenoids, and an oil change with a new OE filter. Make sure the inner portion of the oil cap is in place and has new o-ring. If that o-ring is missing, it allows unfiltered oil to enter the solenoids.
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