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Old 5th December 2018, 08:15 PM
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Hopefully these vids will work.

(1) Looking down the hole for the G40 Cam position sensor. End of the camshaft can be seen not moving. The tickking noise that can be heard might be pistons hitting valves. This can't be heard outside the engine. https://youtu.be/pylYiiE07Bk

(2) Looking down into one of the plugs on top of the cam sprocket housing on the right hand (non broken) bank. https://youtu.be/nIkM-34EJ1Q

(3) Looking down into the left hand bank cam sprocket housing. Nothing is moving, proving pretty much, that the chain for that bank has broken. https://youtu.be/NJzVn2r5qZM
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Old 5th December 2018, 09:14 PM
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Thanks for the videos, pretty conclusive
Good luck with whatever you decide to do, sad - not heard of this before.
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