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E36 (1991 - 1999)
The E36 chassis 3-Series BMW was a huge hit among driving enthusiasts from the first moment the car hit the pavement. The E36 won numerous awards over the years it was produced and is still a favorite of many BMW enthusiasts to this day! -- View the E36 Wiki

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Old 08-03-2006, 11:06 AM
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Vanos knock solution?

Anyone been able to solve this problem? Or is it something that nothing can really be done about?
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Old 08-03-2006, 11:15 AM
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What exactly do you mean? Do you mean a pinging?
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Old 08-03-2006, 12:35 PM
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ignition coils, or distributor caps.. whichever you have
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ignition coils, or distributor caps.. whichever you have
What the heck does that mean?
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The only solution to get rid of the vanos knocking or rattling noise is to replace the entire vanos unit.
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I thought you were thinking of pinging, he vanos knock in general is normal I beleieve.
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So, how about helping me with my issue.

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