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      04-01-2013, 05:16 PM   #219
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Drives: '08 IB E92
Join Date: Sep 2011
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Originally Posted by e92zero View Post
^M3PO, it's possible there are 2 separate problem as mose101 pointed out. The valve is the cheaper and easier fix so I figure it doesn't hurt to do that first and I do worry that if the valve indeed is bad, it will eventually damage the VANOS unit over time.

Found the torque spec. It's 15 Nm. I will try to replace it and see if it fixes it and report back.
That's likely the case. Further back in this thread, I remember a member said that they replaced the check valves and it didn't solve the issue.
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