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CVVT solenoid/pulley

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Old Jan 15th, 2015, 22:22   #21
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Originally Posted by james02s40 View Post
I have ad the VVT plunger fail and throw oil all over my Timing Belt or cam belt as you guys have called it. I am replacing that belt and not driving the car for fear of it slipping. I will be getting it into a shop ASAP. However my question is this, I tested the VVT solenoid by unplugging it and NO NOISE. I plug it back in and NOISY. So do I have a bad solenoid? If so when I get the new belt and pulley replaced can I just leave this thing unplugged for now until a replacement can be accrued?
Most probably a faulty VVT pulley. The VVT solenoid hardly ever fails
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