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E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
BMW 5-Series E60 Sedan was first seen in the Unites States in the fall of 2003 with a 2004 Model Year designation. The E61 wagon followed shortly there after. The E60/E61 5 series is now available as a 528i, 528xi, 535i, 535xi, 550i and a 535xi sports wagon! -- View the E60 Wiki

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Old 07-29-2016, 04:43 PM
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Intermittent power

Hi i have a 520d e60 2006 regularly maintained 132k on the clock. Remapped n dpf removed. Its devwloped a fault where uts driving fine with its usual power then all of a sudden the power will lose and itl drive a lt a snails pace literally. If i carry on driving like that the power will then return itself. Howeveelr during the power loss if i restart the car the power will return. I have tried changing maf sensor still have the same issue. No eml lights are on. Its driving me crazy as well as being dangerous. Help required please and thanks in advance.
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Old 07-30-2016, 09:04 PM
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Did you figure out your problem? I seem to be having your same issues
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Old 07-31-2016, 01:04 AM
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Nope same problem. Mechanic seems to point it to a sticking vane in turbo
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Old 07-31-2016, 06:00 AM
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Did you figure out your problem? I seem to be having your same issues
The OP has a diesel, quite a bit different.
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Old 07-31-2016, 07:44 AM
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The OP has a diesel, quite a bit different.

Yes it is different, but I'm having the same symptoms. It might be the same thing, hey you never know lol
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Old 07-31-2016, 07:45 AM
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Any resolutions
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Old 08-02-2016, 09:49 AM
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Hi guys the car has been in garage. Changed Maf and had a new turbo. Stil having the issues. Mechanic says it could be a faulty throttle control unit. Any suggestions?

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