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  1. VANOS Actuator Jammed

    General E46 Forum
    What's wrong: This morning, the CEL made it's first appearance on my dash today after being in my possession now for 4 years. Took it directly to AutoZone to have the codes read and they are as follows: -P1523 M52: "B" Camshaft Position Actuator Tight or Jammed- -P0500 Vehicle Speed Sensor...
  2. Intermittent CPS Code

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    Hi! In the last 4 months I'm having a big trouble with a Inlet Camshaft Position Sensor in my 328i 99. I'm having the classic symptoms of a bad cam sensor: - Loss of power, stalling, difficult to start the engine. All of this symptoms comes up only with hot engine and it gets worse in hot...
  3. **ANNOYING and weird P1397 Code/check engine light**

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    I originally got this code about 6 months ago. I replaced both the intake and exhaust CPS clearing the error only to have it return after driving anywhere's from 5min to an hour after. Even before the sensors were swapped there was no issues with starting or steady idling, just an annoying...
  4. Yet another dreaded Cam PS question.

    General E46 Forum
    Hello... So let's see how good you are... I have a 2000 328i (tu). When I bought it the intake Cam sensor was dead - car drove like crap. No EML but INPA showed dead CPS - occurence like 500+ times..! So Swapped with cheapo Ebay CPS. worked like a dream for about 30 miles then died...
  5. Queston On Camshaft Position Sensor

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    Hey fellas. I Just replaced the PCV Crankcase valve and hoses... what a pain. Now I'm throwing a P0340 - Camshaft Position Sensor. I'm thinking that during my re-assembly from fixing the PVC I may not have reconnected the sensor (I'm not entirely sure I disconnected it, but I did disconnect a...
  6. Erratic RPM without starting engine???

    Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning
    My ride: BMW E46 318i Engine: M43B19 In short: 1. I switch on the ignition (Engine has not yet been started). 2. RPM start bouncing completely erratic. Erratic movement ranges from 0RPM to 6000RPM. It stops after a few seconds. ASC light turns on. 3. I try starting the engine. It cranks but...
  7. Low Reference Voltage on Exhaust CPS Harness

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    All, I just purchased my first BMW a week and a half ago. Although I'm very excited about driving it, the SES came on with P0369 as the code. I had it cleared, then the next day it threw P0369 and P0344 and was stalling from stop signs and lights like others have described WRT CPS problems...
  8. Can't get rid of P0340 and P1525 even after both CPS sensors replacement

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    Here's my story, I hope someone will help me regarding this issue because I put a lot of heart and soul into my bimmer, as I know that you all did. I have a 200 323 Ci, what hapenedone month ago is that my battery was dead, replaced it and unfortuneatelly I did it wrong I reversed the terminals...
  9. Looking for a DIY Exhaust CPS replacement

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    Hey guys, just ordered a new CPS because I cannot stand the light on my dash and the possibility of future damage. I am looking for a DYI install and have yet to find one, any help?? Thanks!!! PS ordered a BMW Fanatic euro plate and rub strip for christmas, should look good!:thumbsup: 2000 BMW...
  10. MAF or Cam position sensor?

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    Hi I have a 2000 318i with the M43 engine, It is running really bad - on a cold start it will chug for a while and stall if I take my foot off the throttle, will not rev correctly (chugs at around 2k sometimes), and I have to use the throttle gently or it will bog down. And there is a real lack...
  11. Camshaft Position Sensors Replaced - Problem Persists. Help!?!

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    I have a 2000 323CI. It has 130K on it. Recently, the Service Engine Light came on. At first there were no symptoms, but then I noticed that when I would come to a stop, sometimes the RPM's would bounce around and sometimes stall. It also felt like I was driving in safe mode. I found a local...
  12. DSC and brake light randomly stay on

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    my DSC and brake light has been randomly coming on whenever i drive for a long time on the highway both lights light up and stay on. i recently got it scanned and found out my CPS was bad and both intake boots were cracked so i figured that had something to do with it. but after i replaced...
  13. Intermittent Check Engine Light

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    I have been having an intermittent Check Engine Light (CEL) on my 2001 330i for the past month. It comes on for a day and then clears and then is back the following day. I had the OBDII checked and it read PO365 (CPS "B" Bank 1, cylinder #1). When I had it checked, however, the CEL was not lit...
  14. Exhaust Side Camshaft Position Sensor - DIY

    DIY: Do It Yourself
    All right, so my car threw code P1397. After a few hours of sitting it went out. Today on the way to pick up a new expansion tank, the code came back, so while I was at BMW, I picked up a new EXHAUST SIDE CAMSHAFT POSITION SENSOR aka Pulse Generator (Part #12 14 7 518 628). The part runs $124...
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