Camshaft Actuator Solenoid Bolt Installation

There is a new bolt installation procedure for the camshaft actuator solenoid on the 3.0L V6 engine (RPO LGW), 3.6L V6 engine (RPO LGX), and 3.6L V6 engine (RPO LGZ) on the following models: 2016-2018 ATS, CTS, CT6, Camaro; 2017-2018 LaCrosse, XT5, Colorado, Canyon, and Acadia.


If during normal diagnosis for any camshaft oil control actuator solenoid conditions or when replacing the solenoid, it’s recommended to remove the black plastic bolt retainer from the solenoid bolt. (Fig. 19) Push out the black plastic bolt retainer from the top of the solenoid hold down ear and discard it.


Be sure to fully seat the solenoid to the engine before tightening the bolt to the specified torque.


Fig. 19


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