I backed my 02 330xi up a small hill and pushed in the clutch to roll forward out of the driveway. I started rolling about 5MPH and was in the middle of a conversation. Forgetting to put the car in first I slowly let out the clutch and the car obviously came to a stop. Car cranked for a while on restart and SES light came on. Code is "Crankshaft position sensor A circuit malfunction P0335" Car has almost no power and cranks for a long time before it starts. I'm guessing the engine rotated backwards, defeated the chain tensioner and the timing became retarded. Any other theories on this? any write ups on how to set cam timing?
ya i have the same problem, my car went into limp mode and its throwing p0335. i just bought a crankshaft position sensor from bmw but im hesitant to put it in because they said i have to get the car reprogramed. and if i dont it might go bad agian. does anyone know anything about the programing? is it neccessary?
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