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Old 02-01-2013, 06:42 PM
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Mein Auto: 2005 M54alloverthefloor
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4.8is -
Pros
Awesome transmission
Powerful torque monster engine
Great handling for a heavy SUV

Cons
Expensive to fix
N62 is a problematic motor as stated before, Valvetronic intermediate levers are a common issue in very cold climate, Valley pan gasket problems occur occasionally, Vent valve problems again in the cold, Air ride can get expensive to repair, If driven easy - secondary air ports will clog

Reality -

Awesome truck to drive, loves abuse but loves maintenance - if you dont take care of it, it will not take care of you. M54 3.0 and N52 3.0 are a bit more forgiving if you forget to maintain it, N62...not so much
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