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Old 01-18-2012, 09:16 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Intake Camshaft Position Sensor Replacement

I'm trying to replace my intake camshaft position sensor. I need to remove the VANOS solenoid in order to access the sensor but am having troubles removing the VANOS solenoid. It seems pretty tight. I tried some Bolt Off and am using an adjustable wrench. Does anyone have any advice?
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Stick at it mate, it will give-way soon !
Try a cracker-bar on the wrench !!
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I finally got it removed. I took out the oil filter housing to get some more room/better leverage.
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