Common questions

How much is it to replace VANOS?

How much is it to replace VANOS?

Total cost for the new Vanos + labor (minus core charge for original Vanos unit from Dr Vanos) will be approx $600-$700.

How do I fix the code P0015 on my BMW?

What repairs can fix the P0015 code?

  1. Resetting the fault codes and performing a road test.
  2. Replacing camshaft phasers on both camshaft banks.
  3. Repairing the wiring or connection to the camshaft OCV.
  4. Replacing the camshaft OCV for bank 1 exhaust camshaft.
  5. Replacing timing chain and guides.

What is a BMW VANOS problems?

Common Symptoms of a Faulty VANOS System Loss of power in the lower RPM ranges. An engine that hesitates and bogs at lower RPM. Rough idling/ increase in engine misfires. Increase in fuel consumption. Reduced fuel economy.

How much does it cost to replace VANOS e46 m3?

How did the BMW 2a82-2a87 issue start?

The problem started the day after I purchased the car as a second hand. I was having the problem every day, at idle, when car was stopped at traffic light and oil temp was around 99° C or more. The rpm was suddenly jumping and the car was going into limp mode (power and torque reduction etc.).

Is the 2a87 code on my VANOS solenoids?

I have an 07 e90 335i with about 119k miles and as of lately I have been experiencing 2a87 exhaust vanos mechanism. I have already replaced both vanos solenoids and the code still pops up even when I am not on it.

How did I solve the 2a82-2a87 issue?

The MIL was illuminating when the issue was happening during two consecutive driving cycles. I spent a lot of time reading forums and technical bulletins to identify the issue. Some were saying this is a Vanos issue, a Vanos solenoid issue, an eccentric camshaft sensor issue, a camshaft position sensor issue, a camshaft bearing ledge issue etc.

Why are the solenoids not working on BMW 2A82?

Without that oil filter housing cage, the oil pressure is not sufficient to allow the oil to move the Vanos back and forth. I also learnt from that experience that the solenoid connectors may also fail if you remove and put back the solenoids several times without care.

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