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E39 M5 (1998-2003)

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Old 11-08-2011, 02:32 PM
Chris C Chris C is offline
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Mein Auto: 2003 BMW M 3
2003 camshaft module

I have a 2003 M3 I was having a problem when taking off in 1st gear in Sport mode with the car lerching forward"bucking", when i would shift to 2nd problem gone. Now when the car is cold it is lerching and or "Bucking" in 2nd gear. The dealership says its something to do with a cam shaft control module and they say the part is $2700.00 anyone else with similar problems? The car only has 68,000 miles
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Old 01-02-2012, 05:28 PM
ard ard is offline
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Mein Auto: '12 X5 35d/E39M5/996TTX50
Reply if you have not fixed this.... or better yet, DO NOT listen to the dealer and GO TO m5board.com to the E39 forum. I can guarantee we can help you out for WAY less than $2700
Keep it as simple as possible...but no simpler.
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