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Old 01-24-2013, 06:11 PM
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Mein Auto: 540i
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Originally Posted by TemporarySanity View Post
Great buy!! I wouldn't worry too much about the knocking noise, mine has been making a slight knocking noise for 200,000+ mi. that Beisan Systems says it's the vanos. They now offer a kit to rebuild them but I'm pushing 300,000 mi. now so I'm not going to bother with it. Still love this car but next summer I'll be replacing it.
I am kind of worried if its a tensioner and one day the chain jumps and I ruin the engine
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