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My mini is throwing code p0012 and the oil light comes on…

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My mini is throwing...

My mini is throwing code p0012 and the oil light comes on and goes off

Mechanic's Assistant: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?

Oil can light in the display its a 2007 mini s turbo

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

Changed the oil new coil pack and plugs

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Auto Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 8 months ago
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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
I CANT LOCATE THE VANOS SENSOR IT IS A TURBO ENGINE
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
ITS DARK AND COLD HERE NOW
Auto Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 8 months ago

standby

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Auto Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 8 months ago

Y6275

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
THANKS BUT THAT DIAGRAM DOESNT REALLY SHOW ME WHERE TO LOCATE IT
Auto Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 8 months ago

can you not see where its located??? pretty clear if you ask me.

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
its dark here now so I wont be able to mess with it until tomorrow
Auto Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 8 months ago

ok. no problem

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Auto Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 8 months ago

hows it going?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
the vvt solenoid on my 2007 is behind the engine on the left side under the air filter, all diagrams showed it in the fron by the dip stick, I replaced it and all is working fine, thanks
Auto Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 8 months ago

Hows everything going, still ok?

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