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  1. Idle Actuator Replacement Frequency?

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    How long should Idle actuators last? Is it common to have to replace them multiple times before 100k miles?
  2. peculiar throttle problem.

    E34 M5 Discussion
    Hi All, Lately I have been traveling a lot for business. What I noticed is that after my car has been sitting in the garage for three days or more, a peculiar throttle issues comes up for a little while which then goes away. It is as follows: The car drives fine for like 10 to 15 minutes...
  3. Rough Low Idle, SES Light, Peake B2 B3 AE AF 69

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Ok I have searched enough and no simple fix seems logical for my car. New Thread Time. First off Problems, then car history Purchased car 2 months ago and on the drive back the SES triggered. When I bought the car the previous owner informed me that the car took a while to warm up, minute or...
  4. bmw e60 m5 fluctuating idle and stalling

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    I've had this problem for some time, the engine idle bounces from 500-1100 a few time then stalls this only happens when its warm and after a good run I have done the following: 1- replace all spark plugs 2- valve head gasket 3- cleaned MAF and o2 sensors (check MAF perfomance and it looks ok on...
  5. For Sale -- 7 working solenoids

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Hi all, From a recent board replacement job (see I have 7 solenoids (those in part no. 1136140782 on this page: RealOEM.com BMW E39 M5 Cylinder Head Vanos). Anyone looking for replacement solenoids can mail me at (the details of what led me to change my solenoids is posted at...
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