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  1. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hello all, first post here, Hope someone can help. I drive a 2014 116i sport. F20. N 13 engine. I have a judder/hesitation when accelerating hard. No issues when steadily cruising but when I ask a bit more from the engine the judder/hesitation is there. I do NOT have a rough idle. Nor problems...
  2. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hello everyone, My name is Zbigniew and i live in the Netherlands, but i hope i am not violating any rules about that. Since July 2019 i am an owner of BMW E87 LCI N43 with a power of 105kW from 2007 and unfortunately still i have some unsolved issues.. Some history: In december i've send my...
  3. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hey everyone, I live in a Scandinavian country, wherefore a repair conducted by an authorized BMW dealership would cost around ( $ 3.000 / € 2.700 / £ 2.200) Therefore, the option of handing the car over to a professional BMW mechanic is definitely not on the table, given that the current...
  4. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys, I changed the seals on the intake and exhaust VANOS solenoids today due to a minor oil leak. When I started the engine, there was loud idling noise. I turned the engine off but with the ignition still on, I got the following codes: P0015 - 'B' Camshaft Position - Timing Over-Retarded...
  5. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi everyone. I'm having problem with my engine between 1.5 and 2k rpm on load you can hear light rattle like diesel sound i found it calls pinging in English but i call it fuel igniting to early :D So i think its related to engine timing/vanos . I tried 99 octane petrol but problem is still...
  6. Technical Guides for the E90, E91, E92, E93, F30.
    I have 2009 BMW e90 328i sedan with vanos codes 2a82 and 2a87 and have done the following: replaced with new BMW brand vanos solenoids, new camshaft position sensors, camshaft gears, vanos non-return valves, camshaft bearing ledges, oil filter cap and cage, and replaced oil pressures switch. Car...
  7. BMW Tuning Forum
    Hello all would anybody know if doing maintenance on the VanOS would result in resolving issues related to stalling on Startup? I have cleaned the mass airflow sensor but the car occasionally stalls on Startup or struggles in terms of RPMs when the Engine first starts up. The battery still has...
  8. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello guys, I got a really annoying problem and i hope that somebody can help me out. Well lets get this started.. I own bmw 3 series 2008 facelift 2.0 petrol n43 engine vehicle (170 HP, 125kW). Problems started, when i started my car in the cold mornings. When i accelerate, Engine Management...
  9. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hey guys! I'm going to show you a clip of the problem. First 30 sec is the chainrattle, after 30 sec the vanos kicks in i Believe and makes a loud knocking sound. Sounds like a diesel :) , What's your thoughts on this one. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DFEcHRkGtUY Never mind the...
  10. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, My 2004 N42 car is approaching 130,000 Miles. I believe I am still on the original Vanos Solenoids. I read a posting where someone mentioned that they should be replaced at 50k or at the latest, at 70k. I saw something about a modified version - maybe with a gauze around the middle...
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Firstly, hello All, I've been looking to rebuild my vanos as it's developed that horrible rattle, my problem is I can't find anywhere that sells the replacement rings. I've looked through the forum but can't see any posts that can help due to the age of the posts, but if I've missed something...
  12. General BMW Discussions
    Car has now done 113k miles on original solenoids, should these be changed? If so are after market ones ok.
  13. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Help Please I have a 2006 N46 318i, having usual vanos problems, rough idle, P0012/p0015 codes, so far replace both vanos solenoids, and both c am position sensors, cleaned ES plug. I am about to do an oil/filter change but before I did that I wanted to check/clean the vanos check/non return...
  14. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi I bought a 2006 bmw 320i about 2 weeks ago. This morning as I was going out the car started jerking and I was not getting any power when putting foot on accelerator. I called out rac they cleaned some sensors and it's working again but said they don't know how long for and it would be very...
  15. General BMW Discussions
    Originally posted this in the E90 technical forum but realised experience with any model would probably work for me! 320i E92 has been running pretty well since it was recalled and I got all of the freebies, but I'm still throwing a Low Pressure Fuel Sensor code, and with 90k on the clock it's...
  16. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Cars been running pretty well since it was recalled and I got all of the freebies, but I’m still throwing a Low Pressure Fuel Sensor code, and with 90k on the clock it’s probably also time to swap out the Vanos solenoids. It’s in for a service next week, might get the mechanic to replace these...
  17. General BMW Discussions
    Hi My car is not smooth in acceleration especially when cold although it is not that bad but noticeable, is this normal and what can it be causing this? I have serviced vehicle, cleaned mass airflow sensor, replaced all 4 ignition coils, replaced spar plugs, used Petrol Fuel Injector Cleaner...
  18. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi there! I own a BMW E39 523i single vanos model made in 1998.04 with automatic transmission ZF 5HP18 with green label on it. The car hasn`t been used for almost 2 months , when I came back in the country and I started the car it had a very rough idle , the engine died. When I start the car...
  19. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello guys, I want to replace the seals of the VANOS solenoids and I came across some aftermarket ones that are made from Viton and claim to be better that the OE ones. Has anyone used these, or should I just get a set from BMW? If the aftermarket ones are better, any recommendations about...
  20. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Genuine or any old crush washer of the correct dimensions? Can get genuine ones off ebay for like £5 each, which is silly, or ten 14 x 20 x 2 crush washers for about the same.
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