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Old 09-27-2011, 07:33 PM   #41
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Originally Posted by 02black330ci View Post
Very good information for all to know, I am still educating myself in this whole VANOS subject. I guess a pro-active measure would be to take the VANOS system apart for inspection and replace parts that seem severely stressed/wornout. The upside to DIY is having all the correct tools to do the job or getting creative and developing our own (if possible in this case).
Yeah the labor portion seems rather involved and I would personally pay the unfortunate added costs of having it done by someone with much more experience than myself.

If only preventative maintenance was free....then I'd have much better allocation of car funds for fun parts haha

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