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  1. VANOS Solenoids

    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...
  2. E92 N52 Correct timing vanos values and pinging

    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...
  3. VANOS issues - Almost everything has been done Please HELP

    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...
  4. VanOS maintenance?

    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...
  5. Bmw N43 vanos solenoid valve problem?

    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...
  6. N42 wit loud knocking VANOS

    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...
  7. How often should Vanos Solenoids be replaced ?

    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...
  8. 318ci 2005 N46 vanos rattle rings

    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...
  9. N53 Vanos solenoid

    General BMW Discussions
    Car has now done 113k miles on original solenoids, should these be changed? If so are after market ones ok.
  10. Vanos Non Return Valves

    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...
  11. Can someone help me? Vanos issues

    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...
  12. Has anyone tried eBay Vanos Solenoids / Low Pressure Fuel Sensors?

    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...
  13. E92 320i - anyone tried eBay Vanos Solenoids / Low Pressure Fuel Sensors?

    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...
  14. Vehicle is not smooth in acceleration

    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...
  15. BMW E39 523i single vanos model gearbox or engine problem?

    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...
  16. 2004 E46 318ci (N46) - VANOS solenoid seals

    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...
  17. M54 Vanos oil pipe washers

    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.
  18. 2001 BMW e46 330ci extremly rough idol after vanos seal change

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, after doing my vanos seal change occasionaly on start up I get a very rough idle where the rpm jumps up and down between 500 and 1500 rpm and the brake pedal goes solid with barely any brakes if I turn it on and off a few times it will return back to normal idle rpm and brakes, I've had the...
  19. bmw 330ci vanos rattle

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, so I have the infamous vanos rattle, a question, if I replace the vanos with a new one will this solve the issue or is there more to it with the cams? If I just change the seals on my vanos will this solve it? Answers are very appreciated, thanks.
  20. I would liek to clean oil parts to see if it helps p1349 vanos issues

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Dear All, Thank you once again for your advice. I would like to see if there are any maintanence things I can do as a novice to mechanics to see if I can help my cold start misfire, I have just seen some videos in which people are describing cleaning solenoid valves and vanos valves and I...
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