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    CEL | Bad Cam Solenoid

    I took my 997tt into the shop today for the dreaded Check Engine Light (CEL), and the diagnosis was a bad CAM Solenoid. The dealer said this was seen last week and when they ordered the part for the person last week they had 10 in stock, this week they had 1 in stock. Has anyone else seen/heard about this and what exactly does this thing do?

    Re: CEL | Bad Cam Solenoid

    Come on folks, nobody has seen this or can tell me what tasks/functions the soenoid controls? BTW, I'm still waiting on the part to come from Germany, apparently this is happening so often now that the parts are out of stock in the U.S..

    Re: CEL | Bad Cam Solenoid

    unfortunately i can't help you...

    Re: CEL | Bad Cam Solenoid

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    Hank said:
    Come on folks, nobody has seen this or can tell me what tasks/functions the soenoid controls? BTW, I'm still waiting on the part to come from Germany, apparently this is happening so often now that the parts are out of stock in the U.S..



    It sounds like you are referring to a solenoid valve controlling the variable valve timing system (VarioCam).

     
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