BMW Cars 1999-06

2.8L L6 - Std 3

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Trouble Code: P1529



Camshaft Control Circuit Short to B+

Possible Causes:



Fuel pump has failed
 
CPS circuit is open, shorted to ground or shorted to power
 
Battery voltage below 11.5 volts
 
Position actuator circuit may short to B+ or Ground
 
Camshaft timing improperly set, or continuous oil flow to the VCT piston chamber
 
Camshaft advance mechanism (the VCT unit) is sticking or binding mechanically
 
VCT solenoid valve is stuck in open position
 

Trouble Code: P1530



Camshaft Control Circuit Short to Ground

Possible Causes:



Fuel pump has failed
 
CPS circuit is open, shorted to ground or shorted to power
 
Battery voltage below 11.5 volts
 
Position actuator circuit may short to B+ or Ground
 
Camshaft timing improperly set, or continuous oil flow to the VCT piston chamber
 
Camshaft advance mechanism (the VCT unit) is sticking or binding mechanically
 
VCT solenoid valve is stuck in open position
 

Trouble Code: P1532



Camshaft Control Circuit Open

Possible Causes:



Fuel pump has failed
 
CPS circuit is open, shorted to ground or shorted to power
 
Battery voltage below 11.5 volts
 
Position actuator circuit may short to B+ or Ground
 
Camshaft timing improperly set, or continuous oil flow to the VCT piston chamber
 
Camshaft advance mechanism (the VCT unit) is sticking or binding mechanically
 
VCT solenoid valve is stuck in open position
 

Trouble Code: P1542



Throttle Actuation Potentiometer Range/Performance

Possible Causes:



Throttle valve control module is faulty
 
Throttle valve is damaged or dirty
 
Throttle valve must be in closed throttle position
 
Accelerator pedal is out of adjustment (AEG engines only)
 
Throttle position actuator is shorting to ground or power
 

Trouble Code: P1550



Idle Air Control Valve

Possible Causes:



Charge air system leaks
 
Recirculating valve for turbocharger is faulty
 
Turbocharging system is damaged
 
Vacuum diaphragm for turbocharger needs adjusting
 
Wastegate bypass regulator valve is faulty
 

Trouble Code: P1624



Thermostat Control Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



Check for low coolant level or incorrect coolant mixture
 
DME detects a short circuit wiring in the ECT
 
CHT sensor is out-of-calibration or it has failed
 
ECT sensor is out-of-calibration or it has failed
 
Replace the thermostat
 

Trouble Code: P1626



Throttle/Pedal Position Sensor Rationality Check

Possible Causes:



TP sensor signal circuit is open (inspect wiring & connector)
 
TP sensor signal circuit is shorted to ground
 
TP sensor or module is damaged or it has failed
 
Throttle valve is damaged or dirty
 
Throttle valve control module is faulty
 

 
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