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  1. Vanos issue with no vanos codes?

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    After a little bit of testing and trial and error I have been able to narrow down a consistent misfire on my car at 4+k rpm under load and only under load. Issues started off as an intermittent cylinder 3,4,5 misfire (not noticeable but the code was there). This then progressed to the car...
  2. Camshaft position sensor - outlet error when starting the car warm

    General E46 Forum
    Hello, guys! A month ago I had both camshaft sensors fail and my vanos unit developed a rattling. Few days ago I repaired the unit using beisan rattle/seals kit and changed both my sensors with second hand oem ones. Everything seems ok except if I stop the car and start it right away it picks up...
  3. Unbeatable p0014!!

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    Hello and thank you all for the help in advance. I recently got done completely rebuilding my 2001 325xi that I bought for 800 dollars. Upon first start the only code that I got was p0014 ,"B" Camshaft Position - Timing Over-Advanced (Bank 1). I have spent countless hours researching causes and...
  4. Rattle under acceleration load metallic

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    Hi all Iv always had a slight rattle when accelerating not very loud. The weather has got warmer and the rattle has got worse. You CAN only hear it underload when accelerating. You CAN NOT hear it when stood still and revving the car or holding at various rpm's. Its very random through...
  5. 330ci crank position code and cam codes

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    Got a couple questions. 01 330ci 130k, purchased 8 months ago. Put 10k miles on it since. CEL has been on since I bought it, took care of probs EXCEPT: bad cam sensor L and R and faulty outside temp sensor. The other day the car stalled on me, but tac did not turn off, instead dropped to 250...
  6. Possible vanos issue? Cold start rumble.

    ///M3 Forum
    So I've had a rough cold start idle since I bought my car back in January 2014. The car had 88,000 miles on it. It now has 96000 miles. I figure I inquire about this before there is any serious issue. My car has no check engine light, EML etc. When I start it up in the morning, it has a rumble...
  7. vanos error code question

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    I have a 2003 330XI with about 113K miles on it. One owner....treated with kid gloves since new....never driven hard. Took it to my local independent shop last week for an oil change and tire rotation....all is well. On my way home from the shop I got the "service engine soon" light. Took...
  8. Vanos/engine rattle but only when inching forward in first gear?

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    like the title says my car engine/vanos rattles alot. you can hear it from a few feet away. it stops rattling when driving, or maybe i just cant hear it. so should i just buy the vanos repair kit from beisan and if i do which parts should i buy? or is the problem something else completely?
  9. VANOS Codes

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    I have a 2003 325i SULEV throwing 28B6 (intake camshaft mechanical) and 28B8 (exhaust camshaft mechanical) codes which indicate a problem with the dual VANOS. Car is idling rough and I feel rumbling in the engine at high speeds. Took it to an indy shop...said VANOS needs to be replaced...did the...
  10. Advice on replacing oil pan gasket and vanos system

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    I just joined this forum, and this is my first post, put I already have a few questions. I had a couple of oil leaks on my 2001 325i. I replaced the valve cover gasket, which I hoped was the source of the problem, but now I also see that my oil pan is also leaking. I can actually see little...
  11. Need help from fellows who knows about VANOS

    General E46 Forum
    Hi Gentlemen! I am totally new at this forum. I think I am in the right place to ask my question because a lot of You have an experience with VANOS and somebody might give me a good piece of advice. So I recently bought my '02 330i and totally fall in love to this car <3 But so far I have a big...
  12. What a waste of money!!

    General E46 Forum
    So, My 2000 323i was diagnosed with a problem and the dealer recommended changing the Vanos. After reading on the forums on here I decided to go ahead and change the vanos. My car had all the symptoms mentioned on the site. You know, No low end power, sounds like a deasel truck, cold start etc...
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