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  1. Idle Limp Mode

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    Hello all, So I went searching on the forum and couldn't find anything specific to my issue, so I figured I would start a thread and see if anyone has any input/feedback. I'll make a long story short: My dad and I rebuilt a motor that had a spun bearing/scored journal on crank. We have gotten...
  2. Blocking the Vanos

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    Hey guys I used to have a lot of vanos problems in the car and i managed to fix it. But since i use my car on track i get a lot of vanos problems and always getting limp mode in the middle of the race and drift . so i thought of blocking the vanos system. Can anyone guide me through the...
  3. DIY: Replacing the Right-Hand Side (Bank 1, Cylinders 1-4) Exhaust CPS (Camshaft Position Sensor) on E39 M5 from the Top

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Note: there are other threads about a similar procedure but they are either the other side of the car or make the change from under the car. These can however be helpful also for the right hand side sensor. I recently got the check engine light on and the following error codes (read with the...
  4. Vanos problem?

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Hi fellow beast owners, After reading the forum it's clear that there have been many questions and answers concerning VANOS. But before spending a lot of cash (€ 4.200 ~$ 5,500) on replacing both VANOS units I'd like to hear your opinions. I noticed the following things: I think for a year...
  5. Cam Chest Gasket - Part Numbers and DIY

    E34 M5 Discussion
    Hi Gents, My s38b36, as probably most of you have a minor annoying leak from the rear cam chest gasket. Has anyone done a diy on this and know whats involved? Its very tight and have a feeling it may be an engine out job, to get it right. Part numbers and any experience re with issue would...
  6. M5 E39 -99 studders / hesitates on load

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Hi, Im having a big problem on my E39 M5 from 1999. To make a long story short I will provide the following info: - Car studders/hesitates on heavy load (mostly happens uphill) from 800 - 3000 RPM (approx) - Vibration and vibration nouse comes from engine around 2000 RPM - specially when...
  7. Camshaft PS or Vanos? Peake Codes...

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    After taking my M5 to the Dealer for some free inspection checks, I get my car back and when my wife and I were going to westminster the SES light comes on. This light has never come on since I owned the car. I have had it inspected by Bav Autosport when I bought it and had the Long Beach BMW...
  8. Replacing the left-hand side intake camshaft position sensor on E39 M5 S62B50

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    I´ve put a description of how to replace the left-hand side intake camshaft position sensor on E39 M5 S62B50 in the technical forum: http://www.m5board.com/vbulletin/e39-5-series-forum/124425-replacing-left-hand-side-intake-camshaft-position-sensor-e39-m5-s62b50.html#post1404523 Kindly post...
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