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Old 02-23-2013, 09:17 PM
mwashington mwashington is offline
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Mein Auto: 1997 BMW 740il

can someone tell me much it would cost to replace the vanos system in a 740 il 1997. parts and labor. mwash
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Old 02-24-2013, 06:10 PM
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I thought vanos started in 1998???
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Old 02-24-2013, 06:34 PM
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The '97 was equipped with either the m60 or m62 (non-tu) neither of which are vanos equipped... I don't recall offhand which engine the '97 has, but my '98 has the m62 fwiw.

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Old 02-25-2013, 03:56 PM
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Mein Auto: '99 740IL, K75RT
The m62tu engine (vanos) production started with the 1999 model. Manufacture date starting with 09/1998
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