Technical vvt valve on all the time

kencarrot

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should the vvt valve on top of the cam cover have 12v to it when on tick over as it ticks over poorly but if i disconnect it it ticks over fine but eml comes on after a while
 

Bernievarian

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That valve is PWM driven so somehow it has a permanent 12V on it if wrongly measured. Best and cheap method to test the command circuit is to replace the valve solenoid by a bulb so you can see it getting lit more or less in accordance to Pulse Width ...

BRs, Bernie

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