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Old 01-24-2013, 11:23 AM   #7
Goku9384
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Originally Posted by Slyde View Post
You can get a rebuilt and improved solenoid pack (reinforced solder points) for ~$150 when you return your old unit... if it comes to that (better than needing a new VANOS... believe me).
The site explains the problem and their rebuild solution. The intermittent nature of the codes is symptomatic of loose solder points. I personally think a $150 repair is good news.
I have the old solenoid pack from my VANOS replacement, btw.
You have any experience with the quality of buying a rebuilt vanos solenoid?
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