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  • 11-06-2013, 04:06 PM
    I need your help on how to safe to remove and install splined shaft without damage any part or mess up with timing chain. I do not have any Camshaft Timing Set tools.
    I appreciate your help!
  • 10-20-2011, 10:40 AM
    Ithink ours is way to far out of warranty for that. still investigating the 'Vanos" thing, not sure what all the Symptoms are. But it is always nice when the dealers treat you like they should!, and I will remember to bring the donuts next time I have to go in for service..hehehe

    thanks, Missy
  • 10-20-2011, 10:37 AM
    OK, swapped out #5 coil (showing misfire) with #2 coil test drove and "happened" to stop by the local import service shop and the nice guys did a total wipe on the codes for me. on the way home drove it hard, and code p1345 popped up (P1345Misfire Cylinder 2 With Fuel Cut-off) so it moved with the coil. hopefully changing the coils fixes our problems ***fingers crossed***
  • 10-20-2011, 09:25 AM
    my dealer replaced entire vanos unit under a sort of good will warranty , car was two years out of warranty. Treated like CPO charged me $50 and provided a loaner. Of course the problem will comeback again as the replacement vanos unit has same part number and has not changed.Bringing donuts during any service appointment always pays.
  • 10-20-2011, 08:29 AM
    OK guys.... A little help here... Please. We have a 2001 330i, we love it to death! but we have been doing a LOT of DIY on it lately(past 3 years)!! about a month ago SES came on finally got around yesterday to putting code reader on it.. shows code p1351 changed out ALL spark plugs, going out in a few minutes to swap out coil #5 with another and reset code then drive it again. code ALWAYS pops when you get on it hard, say for instance when you are going to pass another car. it has also been acting a different under cold conditions also (she doesn't like Georgia to well,neither do I, just moved here from California in July) Any ideas would be greatly appreciated!!

  • 01-19-2011, 01:22 AM

    Re: Seals solution

    I am new to this forum and have to say that I'm thrilled that I might have found a resolution to my cold start hesitation and stalling problem (2000 e39). I've been looking into this on and off for 8 years. I will test tomorrow.

    Does anyone know of a Los Angeles, CA mechanic that has done this before? And other than the cost of the seals, do you know how much the repair costs?

    Thanks for you help.

  • 01-06-2011, 03:15 PM
    M. Florence Oliverio

    Re: Symptoms fixed with DME update

  • 10-15-2010, 04:36 PM

    I suggest you take a dirt nap...!!

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  • 10-15-2010, 04:25 PM

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  • 07-06-2010, 09:58 PM

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  • 07-06-2010, 11:37 AM

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  • 05-29-2010, 01:57 PM
    Mike Levy

    You revived the hell thread for this???!!!!

    I can't believe you brought the thread from hell back up for SPAM! I should run your IP, find you and beat the hell out of you for being a SPAMMING [Oops!].
  • 05-29-2010, 01:39 PM

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  • 02-09-2010, 06:33 AM

    Re: 6-cyl double vanos problem assessment

    I have a 325i M54 engine.
    I had a slight rattle between 3k RPM. Was planning to change the o rings as outlined in Beisan Systems 6-cylinder Double Vanos Procedure (E46, E39) but know a very long knocking from the vanos.
    The engine management light is up , but i need to read the error code.

    Can the bearings in the vanos and / or splined shafts (cups) attached to pistons fail ?

    Has anybody else had such a problem ?

    Any help would be appreciated.
  • 09-21-2009, 10:45 AM

    Make it so.

  • 09-19-2009, 04:08 AM

    Re: Is this problem only for 99-00 I6, or 99-03?

    Aye mateys, we've again been neglecting this thread and I know you all have the need to enjoy it yet once more ;-)
  • 06-20-2009, 02:34 AM

    Prepare photon torpedos. Kill this thread!

  • 06-19-2009, 08:30 PM

    OK Captain Gadjo

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  • 06-19-2009, 05:15 PM

    "It's life Jim. But not as we know it" (nt)

  • 06-19-2009, 04:01 PM

    Stayin alive, stayin alive, ah ah ah ah ah :)

    the thread that keeps on going :)

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