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  1. DSC Failure / Error Codes

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    Hi, I got a "DSC failure. Engine fault! Reduced Power. Driving stability affected when cornering and accelerating. Drive at moderate speed" error yesterday whilst town driving at very moderate speeds. The power was reduced slightly and I continued to drive for 10mins to my destination. After...
  2. Vanos failure question (with picture)

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Hi everyone, after trying all the usual fixes for the cam position codes (on all four cams), I took off the valve covers, and saw this on the passenger side. Looks like the vanos sealing ring popped out. Anyone have a vanos fail like this before? What could have caused this? And how would this...
  3. '06 M5 almost killed me!

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    After driving about 20-25 minutes, my 2006 M5 with just over 80k on it decides to have stroke. I see the ABS/TC error messages pop up, but then it goes away. When it comes back on the second time 30 seconds later, my music over my stereo starts to go in and out. My dashboard lights up like a...
  4. Bearing Failure Based on Production Date (Year)

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    Hello, I am about to purchase a 06 M5 and I been browsing around this wonderful forum for about a month now. And I was wondering if the 2008 models suffered from premature bearing failure as well. I attempted to find a poll, but was not able to. I dont know if bmw changed anything that could...
  5. DME/Computer Failure?

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    My car has about 150K miles on it and I've been battling a problem for almost 2 years. The car runs rough on a cold start and then runs better but is still a little "off"....the power has been the same. Because the car is so old I've replaced the mafs, all the O2 sensors, spark plugs, coils...