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E39 (1997 - 2003)
The BMW 5-Series (E39 chassis) was introduced in the United States as a 1997 model year car and lasted until the 2004 when the E60 chassis was released. The United States saw several variations including the 525i, 528i, 530i and 540i. -- View the E39 Wiki

 
 
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Old 11-01-2011, 09:46 AM
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Different scanner. New code

I had been wondering if different parts stores used different scanners. Autozone is less than a 1/8th of a mile from my house so I would just go there to pull codes. So today I decided to drive down the street to Advance auto parts to get a battery price for my wifes car and asked them if they could pull the codes for me.

They did use a different scanner and the little sob popped up a new code for me

P0340 along with the 171 and 174.

I believe I have found the culprit to the 171/174 issue. The vacuum jet pump behind the motor.

As for the CPS, Could this likely be the intermitent power and torque loss I am experiencing?
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