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Code P0015 came up

I hear this is a cam situation, but how does it get fixed and what parts are needed?

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  • ptrent Jul 30, 2009

    do you know the two part numbers and can i change these myself instead of the dealer?



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There are two sencers at the front of the engine, 2 black round things with wires attatched,only get bmw parts not patten parts for it,

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Each manufacturer has its' method of optimizing timing performance. The camshafts no longer are fixed in a single position in relationship to the crankshaft.

Just as some makers used to use chains or gears to time the camshafts, the makers advanced to mechanical or electrical-mechanical attachments to adjust the cams' position.

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I am unfamiliar with your specific motor. On a Mercedes the part you need to replace may be externally serviceable with a plug-in part or may require removing the camshaft through the top portion of the engine.

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I hope my solution is helpful, and a parts search may give you a better idea of the shape and location of this part. Please rate my solution.

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