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Old 05-29-2006, 12:55 AM   #1
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Code Reader

okay, so i bought a code reader for my 2001 330ci. works great, found out what's wrong - says it's the "intake camshaft position sensor". i just have one question. what the hell does that mean?
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Old 05-29-2006, 01:02 AM   #2
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does it mean i need a new camshaft sensor on the intake side?
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Old 05-29-2006, 01:14 AM   #3
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does your car runs bad with the CEL on? I would let the dealer look into that since I'm 100% sure thats part of the warranty if you still have one.
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Old 05-29-2006, 02:04 AM   #4
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CEL?

it runs fine, just has a rough start if the engine is hot. i.e. drive somewhere, turn off engine, leave for 5 minutes, come back turn back on with a delayed turn over.

no more warranty.
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Old 06-10-2006, 11:59 PM   #5
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Okay, so I replace the sensor. Everything's working great on the test drive. So i drive to work. On my way home, the light's back on and the car died once.

WTF?!
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Old 06-11-2006, 12:19 AM   #6
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I Had The Same Problem Last Week,you Changed The Intake Camshaft Sensor,now Check The Exhaust Camshaft Sensor. The Intake Sensor Died On Me, I Fixed It And Then The Exhaust One Died,on Some Generic Reader It Would Only Read Code 56, Camshaft Sensor.
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Old 06-11-2006, 02:47 PM   #7
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Mine reads a specific sensor.
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