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Old 11-20-2006, 10:41 AM   #1
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Has anyone had there variable valve timing seleniod go out? If, so does it really affect the performance or more of a emissions issue?


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Old 11-20-2006, 12:06 PM   #2
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It kills the power big time

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Old 11-20-2006, 12:44 PM   #3
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The car will run very flat. It wont advance the timing at all.
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Old 11-20-2006, 05:06 PM   #4
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Will it throw a code if it goes out?
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Old 11-20-2006, 05:10 PM   #5
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^^^Yes it should.
Don't remember which code, but it'll generally be the one that says;
"VCT too far advanced".
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If you want to do a quick test unplug the VCT and go drive it you should feel it fall on its face if not it isnt the VCT , if it feels the same you will know what it is

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Old 11-26-2006, 11:47 AM   #7
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It was broken and now fixed. :)
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