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  1. I’ve put it all back together with the new pads. Car feels slightly different and the deviation is slightly better but still between -7, -8. Timing does advance but very slowly. Looks like the variocam assembly is faulty. I tested the variocam on the bench with compressed are and 12v activating the solenoid. It worked as expected but obviously in the car. Doesn’t have enough pressure. I suspect my inner variocam green seals are done. If I recall I did see some green rubber in the filter on a previous oil change. Anyone know now how the cheapest is for a variocam asse
  2. Yes came out like that. I’ve re-shaped it. No O’rings at all. It feels a bit loose in its home. Are there meant to be O’rings ? About to pull the cams out. Matt
  3. Hmmm. Doesnt look right... Ahsai said bank 2 vario cam solenoid sticky..... looks like you were correct
  4. Looks like the intake cams are a bit off. More like 3:15 rather than 2:45 ?
  5. Thanks Ahsai. I’m going to pull the green plugs and check the physical timing today. Im also not trusting of the Autel. Certainly when I activate bank 2 at idle the engine stumbles however the data shows no movement in cam angle. This doesn’t make any sense to me as when I do the same on bank 1 it moves 25 degrees per the data...and makes the same change in engine note Matt
  6. Hi from Down Under (Aussie). In an attempt to ensure I can efficiently chase Kangaroos down the street and also avoid "drop bears" I conducted a health check on my 2000 2.7ltr 986. The results weren't so great.... Diag Tool: Autel AP200 Readings: Camshaft Deviation Bank 1: -9.45 (best I saw was -8.3) Camshaft Deviation Bank 2: No Reading available on my tool Camshaft Actual Position Bank 1: Happily goes from 0 - 25 - 0 as the Variocam activates and deactivates
  7. Hi Loren, Chasing code for: Becker CDR 220 BE 4462 X5037993 Many thanks in advance ? Kind Regards, Matt
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