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  1. Resolving Fault Code Memory List & ABS Module Trifecta Lights

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Hello M5Board members, I am in need of some assistance for some fault codes that I cannot seem to find any threads or discussions for. I have searched on Google and the forums and cannot find any clear answer to what the fault codes mean. I have the following codes: Codes from Rheingold >...
  2. SMG Intermittent fault, code 5506

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    Hey guys, for the past week or so I've been getting an intermittent red cog which shows up for about a second or 2 :eek and goes away on its own. I pulled the codes and got error 5506, which seems like it's a bad wiring issue to the clutch valve. Now the question is this, could it be the valve...
  3. 2008 M5 - Increased Emissions - 2AFB - Please Help

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    Hello, Sorry for the long post. I have a 2008 M5 with 59,700 miles. The only thing I have done is install the Evolve AlphaN tune and BMC filters over a year ago. Recently, I tried to pass emissions testing but failed due to several systems being "not ready”. Therefore, I decided to flash back...
  4. '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...
  5. 2006 E60 M5 Transmission Fault, Failsafe

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    Hi Guys. Wondering if you could help. I'm getting transmission faults and failsafes lately. Got stuck in 4th gear last week, stranded on the road and no tow truck could pull me out. Dealership said it was due to a weak battery. So I replaced the battery with a new one (original, not OEM) and...
  6. Anyone seen this fault message?

    E63/E64 M6 Discussion
    Have a problem with sustained pull through 3rd or 4th gear. Near red-line after pulling through a couple of gears, the power cuts suddenly and the tack shows an RPM limit of about 5k RPM. Error message on center cluster as: "emission control fault detected" or something like that. I pull...
  7. 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...
  8. considering M5 purchase - Help with fault codes?

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Hi all, I am considering the purchase of a 2000 E39 M5 with approx 110k on it, but the check engine light has been on and off for a while and was on when the seller took it to an indy shop this afternoon to do a pre-purchase inspection. They read the fault codes and cleared them. Later this...