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Service Engine Soon light on.Paid for Vanos solenoids

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Service Engine Soon light...

Service Engine Soon light on.Paid for Vanos solenoids replacement.

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you have the trouble code? Do you have a code reader or scan tool?

Didn't even drive car off lot as SES light on.Now saying they can't tell what is needed. Should fault codes indicate? Nest saying check Vanos units/camshaft ledgers of cylinder heads. $$$$ Thoughts on how to proceed?.

Mechanic's Assistant: I'll pass this info along to the BMW Mechanic so that he can get you a quick fix. What is the model/year of your BMW?

2011 328i xdrive

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

No at the dealer....their costs estimates hitting 4,000!

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

120,000 miles on car

Submitted: 9 months ago.Category: BMW
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What is the exact code it marks and did the dealer do the work?

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