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6.0

fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
$50.00
Average Mileage:
150,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (1 reports)
2001 BMW X5 engine problems

engine problem

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2001 BMW X5 Owner Comments

problem #1

Jan 012013

X5 Sport 4.4L V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 150,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

So the 4.4L m62tub44 engine has 2 camshaft sensors mounted on the front sides of each cylinder head. If the right one goes bad (cylinders 1-4 side), your car will not even start. If the left one goes bad, you will have horrible gas mileage and it will run sluggish and rough. Easy to change, uses a 6mm hex nut.

- , Oakland, CA, USA

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