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e39 m5 vanos diesel sound

  1. E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Hello all, I've test driven a 2003 E39 M5 with 67k miles and noticed almost a clicking sound from the engine. It sounded like a diesel. After a while the clicking sound disappeared and during the entire test drive, there were no apparent problems with the car. In addition, the owner said he...