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How to Perform a VANOS Adaptation on MINI R57 Models

VANOS Adaptation using Autologic’s DrivePRO

In this article and video the procedure for VANOS Adaptation using Autologic’s DrivePRO is shown. A VANOS adaptation should be performed after repairing the VANOS system. For example, cleaning debris from VANOS solenoids, replacing the timing chain or when low engine oil caused VANOS fault codes to set and the oil level has been corrected

Begin by identifying the vehicle you are working on

Select DRIVE

Select Digital Motor Electronics DME


Select VANOS Adaptation


Switch Ignition OFF

Select OK

Switch Ignition ON

Select OK

Target and Standard Values are displayed

Select Continue to perform Adaptation

Start Engine

Select OK

Idle Engine for One Minute

If target and Actual Values Match Adaptation is complete

Select EXIT