Replace the solenoid that the code followed. When posting an submission for a theme day, please tag the submission with the appropriate link flair. The engine sounds stiffled, like it's clogged. Sounds like an engine misfire. It may have been shorted or the fuse has blown.
March 30, 2018 Followup from the Pelican Staff: If problem wasn't present before working on solenoids, you are likely in the right area. It should be noted that this solenoid gets a real workout, and is a common failure in these engines as they age. Be sure to work with a cool engine. Even if you have a completely blown engine or transmission, you most likely can still repair your car for a fraction of that quoted price at a different independent shop that would rather keep your business. Cold new vans solenoid be bad? Taken from a 2007 bmw 320i e90 european registration.
Hi I have this same foult any sugestions? July 9, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: If the eccentric shaft slammed down the limit stop can break. I changed both coil and plugs. This can also cause clogging in the variable valve timing solenoid system, thus also clogging the chain and the gear. If the system is not working properly, a fault code will be set. Unplug both coolant temp sensors, the fan should come on immediately. I changed the valvetronic engine again with several calibration but still the same defect.
I just cleaned the valves with solvent and a brush due to engine malfunction. Slow start and rough idle other than that the car runs fine. March 8, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: I would assume the motor is faulty with that code. Start by removing the mounting bolts and be careful not to drop them in any crevices or openings in the engine compartment. Locating Mounting Bolts and Removing Usually there is just one bolt that you will find. April 26, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: No problem.
Last question: Is it essential to make the relearn via software? September 28, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: if the motor fuse is fine, the motor may be faulty. Step 12: Insert the solenoid. Preparing and Inserting the New Solenoid Lubricate the new solenoid. Adam Adam, Thank you for the quick reply. There are times where a piece of o-ring or screen may be damaged or missing. January 12, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: You will need a wiring diagram, I do not have one to share.
My mechanic just called and said I may have a Vanos problem. Guess FelPro bought these from Mahle and boxed them up. Especially when I apply acceleration. It has started with 2A83 code after having no power while starting moving no matter R or 1st shaft, sometimes idling between 800-850. I heard a loud weird sound coming from the valvetronic right after releasing the last bolt to remove.
Now remove the solenoid with the help of a pair of channel locks. Here is a picture of the solenoid valves. Try turning the key on without starting the engine and letting it sit for a moment. Sometimes the o-ring screen or any small part of the valve may be left behind. Step 4: Clear the area. If so, I would check them again to be safe.
You likely have a faulty Valvetronic motor or worn camshaft parts. Figure 20 Then press into valve cover until fully seated. When engine is cold everything is fine between 2 and 3 rpm. April 12, 2019 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Possible the sensor is defective or the wiring harness was damaged during the process. What would be the frequency reading at that point?? I would check if the sensor electrical connector has oil in it.
As of now it still goes into engine malfunction mode and I'm running out of ideas of what to fix. If not, the motor may be faulty. It is also a good idea to have them confirm what the issue is. Remove valve cover and install engine timing tools to see if it is in or out of spec. Is there a way to reinstall it properly now? Twist the solenoid side to side and lift while twisting side to side. Awaiting your feedback which will be highly appreciated. Air snorkel and solenoids double checked seated properly.