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E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013)
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Old 11-22-2012, 01:11 PM
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Post My BMW 120

Hiya all I'm new here......

I've got a 1series 55 plate manual,and my wife went out today with it and on the motorway
The DSC light came on.....

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And the car started slowing down like limp mode.
Can someone help.

Thanks Baggio
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Old 11-22-2012, 01:44 PM
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ive had the same problem and just added a post so hoping someone can help.
if I get an answer before you, i'll post it as a reply to yours
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Old 11-22-2012, 02:27 PM
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Took her for a spin

I've just took the car out for about 30miles took her to 70 and she was driving like a dream. I don't under stand.
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Old 11-22-2012, 04:16 PM
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Old 11-22-2012, 09:47 PM
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is it brand new or old car ????

It's a 55 plate
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Old 11-23-2012, 12:11 AM
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Old 11-26-2012, 12:41 AM
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may check vanos solenoid

common problem for 120i.... solenoid played up put car in limp mode

about $1500 - $2000 repair job
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Old 11-26-2012, 03:34 AM
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may check vanos solenoid

common problem for 120i.... solenoid played up put car in limp mode

about $1500 - $2000 repair job

What solenoid I it.
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Old 11-27-2012, 12:40 AM
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VaNos solenoid controlling the cam shaft
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Happened to my 120i at 25,000km
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