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N55 vanos bolt broken

 Do you notice anything wrong in this picture,,,take a closer look at the intake vanos unit,,,,the intake vanos unit not sitting straight,,,,car got towed in from an auto body shop,,,engine won’t start,,,,engine turned over ,,,,but no start,,,,I noticed when cranking … Continue reading

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N20 intake valve

 Ok this is an interesting one,,,,N20 about 30k miles,,,,engine making noise internally,,,,and misfires on cylinder 2 only,,,checked the spark plugs and the ignition coil were ok,,,,no signs of oil burning or fuel soaking,,,if you look at the tip of the … Continue reading

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F15 X5 broken axle

 Something a little different today,,,customer said he hears a load noise coming from the rear end while driving,,,,yes he was still driving,,,this was a F15 X5 right side rear axle,,,,I guess four-wheel drive really works,,,,notice how it was a clean … Continue reading

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N20 vanos unit broken

 Ok here’s another vanos unit off a 2011 328 N51 engine,,,,this is the intake vanos unit that is now in several pieces,,,,the customer was just driving on the highway when the engine just lost power. As you can see there’s is … Continue reading

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