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Old 10-06-2012, 08:25 AM   #11
threetwentyfizzle
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Location: Albuquerque, NM
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Originally Posted by xfixkaos View Post
Still a newbie to Beemer world, but I had this problem replaces my intake and exhaust cam angle sensors. Then the solenoid and it's been fine every since. Just my .02






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Originally Posted by twistatech View Post
Last night I did my valve cover gasket and cleaned both solenoids and the valves inside them for the vanos. Idles like a dream now and has TONS more power. Also earlier this week I replaced intake side cam sensor. Probably need to do the exhaust side. But my car wouldn't run unless the MAF was unplugged. So cleaning the vanos solenoids has made a dramatic difference!

PS get a shower valve socket set for that bottom solenoid.
Interesting, I'm going to look into this, possible culprit right here.


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