Vanos adaptation values

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  1. #11
    Mini Mad nobbyclark's Avatar
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    2017 F56 JCW & 2016 R60
    There used to be a Mini specialist just outside Edinburgh ( They are still on Google Maps but their website appears to have gone AWOL.
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  2. #12
    Theory Test Pass
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    2007 Mini Cooper non-turbo
    So, I replaced the timing chain with a Febi Bilstein one, even though it didn't really need replaced. I also replaced the metal exhaust cam or rings with the newer rubbery ones. The metal ones looked slightly worn but not much.

    I timed up the engine using my Laser tool and the timing is spot on. Guess what? The fault is still there, even after resetting the vanos adaptations.

    Any suggestions? Anyone?

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  3. #13
    Site Owner MINI William's Avatar
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    F56 JCW GP, R55 Clubvan
    Can’t think of anything else over what’s been said previously/ what you’ve already done. Maybe need to speak to a specialist garage now.
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    Site Owner badwolf340's Avatar
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    Have you checked EGR for any leaks or being blocked
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  5. #15
    Test Passed Harmchar's Avatar
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    Have you checked the intake manifold. There's a YouTube video keeps popping up on my recommended viewing that said a small leak there gives rough peaky idle and crap fuel economy.

    This one.

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