Oil control valve solenoid

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Oil control valve solenoid

Postby Nessa130490 » Thu Jun 21, 2018 9:58 am

Hello Team,

Most probably this has been asked before, but am not able to find it in the forum.
Am currently having an issue with OCV right bank (standing in front of the vehicle).
Basically it started with an engine stalling issue, then it escalated to a melted OCV wire. This in-turn burned the fuse.
Anyway, i unplugged the plug on the OCV and tried applying 12v as per other forums on the internet, and the solenoid kept clicking....

But after unplugging this "presumably" faulty OCV, my engine runs great now without any issues. But am not driving it at the moment, because am not sure on what effect it will have on my engine in the long run.

So going back on the main reason for this topic... How do you remove the OCV? Do i need to remove the engine cover?

Thanks in advance.
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Re: Oil control valve solenoid

Postby Bernard » Thu Jun 21, 2018 11:21 pm

There's a few members on here that have great technical knowledge, I'm not one of them unfortunately.
I'm sure someone will help out though.

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I've removed your current one for now.


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