Thread: 1995 BMW 525i
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Old 12-05-2012, 07:41 AM
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Originally Posted by Jay dee View Post
Its not the valves itd the lifters that need to be adjusted Now Im on my way to test drive it here in a bit hope this works out.He said it just sounds like a diesel engine hum any advice or no big deal?
I agree with Snowsled7. Here is a video of a bad vanos unit.



Is this what it sounds like? This vanos unit obviously needs to be rebuilt. In the stage of early failure, they just sound like marbles in a metal can, usually just with revving the engine.

Hope this helps.
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It's Deja Poo - as in, I've heard this **** before.
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Calypso Red 1992 525i with 200K miles

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