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bank 1 is the right side, and here is the intake solenoid
here you go my friend
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thats the same thing.
ok, man good luck. maybe you'll listen to someone else.
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Have you filled the engine oil to the correct level?
If not fill it to the correct level and clear the codes. The actuator code can set due to low oil level so you need to rule out the simple stuff first.
Your car holds close to 6 quarts of oil total. When the dipstick is at the bot***** *****ne it usually takes a quart to get it back to the top fill line. At this point clearing the light would be point less since the car is not starting.
The next step would be to see if the motor can be turned by hand. Depending on how low the oil level was its possible your motor may be seized up. This will need to be done at the crank shaft pulley. It will be the biggest pulley at the lowest point that your serpentine belt rides on.
This is a figure of what I'm talking about. The lowest pulley is the crank shaft pulley. You will have to turn it by putting a wrench or ratchet & socket that fits on the bolt and try to turn it clockwise. It will take some force to turn it but it should turn if its ok. If you can not get it to turn then your engine is most likely seized up. Let me know how it goes and we can go from there and you are welcome.
Not a good sign. Its looking like your engine is seized. Another thing to try would be to put a pipe on the ratchet to give you some more leverage. If still don't budge then its definitely seized up and your engine will need to be replaced.
On an automatic it does not matter but you can try it in neutral.