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  1. [Solved] Misfire Cyl. 5 Limp Mode Help

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    Hi everyone, New to the forum and need some help. I just bought a 2005 E60 M5 with 57,000km in Shanghai last week and upon the car's arrival to my doorsteps it decided to give me a CEL & the infamous Engine Malfunction Reduced Power message. In Shanghai, I really can't find any...
  2. Need help with SES & codes

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Hey Guys - Been having a recurring SES light and codes for a few months. I've searched around and have some leads, but would appreciate any other first hand experiences or knowledge you can share. First occurrence was April 30, got an SES light and checked codes w/a Peake scanner. Got AA, 81...
  3. Idle Limp Mode

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    Hello all, So I went searching on the forum and couldn't find anything specific to my issue, so I figured I would start a thread and see if anyone has any input/feedback. I'll make a long story short: My dad and I rebuilt a motor that had a spun bearing/scored journal on crank. We have gotten...
  4. Increased Emissions / Limp Mode

    E63/E64 M6 Discussion
    So I was driving to the grocery store, 1 minute down the road I get the Increased Emissions warning. Car ran fine, I pulled into a parking lot and restarted it. The increased emissions came on right away, and as soon as I drove 50 feet it went into limp mode / engine malfunction. This is really...
  5. E39 M5 2000 limp mode problem and rich exhaust smell

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Hi all! I have a few concerns if anyone can help me out with any of their advice if this has happened to them!! Friends have told me while driving behind my car that they smelled rich exhaust... I have an issue with a knock sensor and a engine light that comes on and off... but I'm wondering if...
  6. Limp mode, no acceleration after 2k rpm

    E34 M5 Discussion
    Hey M5board, Something strange happened just this morning. I was going out to run errands and for some reason my car just didn't want accelerate beyond 2k rpm. I'll do my best to explain. The car started up from cold and I waited about 2-3 minutes for it to warm up. It idled smoothly and...
  7. Car struggling to accelerate, need some advise.

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    so last night, i decided to do the Drive cycle in my car to get all the monitors ready for inspection, I had a pending code ( no SES ) it was P0101. So i cleared the code, did the 3min idle procedure, drove it for 3miles, drove just fine, parked it, i was waiting for someone, for 10mins, then i...
  8. Throttle Actuators Codes Malfunction

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    We see our cars are reporting increasingly on faulty throttle actuators so I decided to make this thread to understand the codes the car may gives and find solutions. Of course with your help, it will be greatly appreciated. If your car goes in limp mode during driving or at starting the car...