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  1. VANOS and CPS codes, but runs great

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Just the other day, SES light came on. 2001 M5, 128k miles. Dumped codes and got all of these at once: 170 AA secondary air quality too low 105 69 Engine temperature, signal implausible 008 08 Inlet camshaft sensor, bank 2, signal 113 71 inlet VANOS bank 2 function 232 E8 function check, tank...
  2. Replaced Exhaust CPS - Still Low Torque & Blatty Exhaust

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Hi All, Looking for your advice. A few weeks ago, I got a CEL which showed 1b – Confirmed it’s 1b not 16. 8f – EBox Fan 72 - Exhaust Camshaft VANOS position control Cyl# 5-8 - Reading the forums, and working with AGM5 it was determined that a new Exhaust CPS would eliminate this code, and...
  3. Isolaing Timing Issue

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Hey Guys, I've in the last year purchased a nice 00 avusblau metallic M5 (9/99 production date). Absolute beauty. I have recently run into what looks and sounds like a intermittent timing issue. I recently heard it misfiring during warm up in the garage. Got in and sure enough CE light is on. I...
  4. Another VANOS issue - help please...

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Hi Everyone Another VANOS issue i'm afraid! Symptoms: Stumbling feeling in car - almost as if VANOS is not adjusting at low rev's + some vibration rather like in the vanos test. No codes logged linked to vanos, sensors or fuel. New fuel pump fitted a month ago (as a PM and to try and resolve...
  5. P1531 mystery code? Help!

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    The short version: I'm getting code P1531 ("B" Camshaft Position Actuator Control Open Circuit Bank 1, which I believe to be the exhaust cam on the passenger's side on my LHD 2000 M5.) I have replaced the relevant CPS and refurbished the VANOS solenoid pack, and while some symptoms were...
  6. 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...
  7. E39 M5 Code P0345 and others

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    I have a 2002 E39 M5 with just 72k miles and FBMWSH, which I've owned without any problems for over 6 years. Unfortunately, it has now disgraced itself with the EML coming on, which my code reader read as P0345 and also P0022; Camshaft Position Timing Over Retarded Bank 2 (I'm...
  8. June 1999 e39 M5 Misfire Bank 2. Requesting your expertise.

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Greetings all, I have got stuck in diagnosing a fault and I'm asking for your guidance and advice! The Fault: Misfire on Bank 2 (Nearside UK). The Car: June 1999 e39 M5 bought at 149,000 Miles, currently on 166,371 Miles. Diagnosis so far: OBD-II results: DME: Misfiring, cylinder 1-8...
  9. Powerloss... HELP!

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Hey guys. I've been having some bad powerless in the low rpm range up until around 4000 rpm and the SES light is on. I thought it was the MAF sensors so I changed both..still no difference. When I went to get the car registered, there was 4 codes that showed up. P0012, P0128, P0171, and P0345...
  10. Need help diagnosing this puzzle...

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Two months ago my E39 M5 with 195K miles broke down on the highway. It went into limp mode several times in the prior days, but I was always able to recover by pulling over and shutting the engine off for a few minutes. This has happened a few times since 150K miles, but always started right...
  11. I need some help here

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    I recently have been having some issues with the VANOS on my car. After doing much research on the board, and replacing many of the parts suggested, I am at an absolute loss here and have no idea what to do next. I have been getting the following codes from the Peak code reader: 43...
  12. 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...
  13. CPS Faults

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Hey guys, I thought I'd start a new thread, so as to keep on-topic with the title etc. I got my car diagnosed this evening, and the following was revealed: 11 - AVANOS2-Hall Sensor 162 - Synchronisation CS-Sensor 2 with KW 92 - Post-cat sensor 1 voltage monitoring 80 - Switch chain grip...
  14. 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...
  15. 120k miles .. maintenance items ...

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Can you guys post parts that you recommend should be taken care by now with 120k miles on the odo? I'm planning to drop off my car to a BMW tech buddy to have him have a lookie of the car, but wanted to give him a list of items to check or just go ahead and replace.
  16. 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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