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Old 09-29-2012, 08:12 PM   #1
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VCT solenoid swap

Are there any cars which share the same VCT solenoid. I'd like to see if others would make a difference since I'm throwing a code 1383.

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Old 09-29-2012, 09:18 PM   #2
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Why do you think your getting the code from / because of the solenoid ?

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Old 09-29-2012, 09:23 PM   #3
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Car idles rough and I've been told, if the timing was off, it would run much worse. I will get your tune one of these days. Asked around on here to borrow an xcal, but no luck.

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I dont know that I would swap the solenoid till you confirm its bad , rarely would the solenoid bad cause a bad idle

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How do you confirm if it is bad?

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