Monthly Archives: October 2018

When Does Your BMW Require a VANOS Repair

When Does Your BMW Require a VANOS Repair

BMW cars are well-made and designed with the driver’s experience in mind. Furthermore, BMW is a brand that continually listens to their customers by implementing designs that address the faults in their previous models, unlike many other vehicle manufacturers. Unfortunately, earlier BMW models are infamous for problems with variable valve timing, which caused serious performance issues for their drivers. This lead to the introduction of the VANOS system, which aimed to remedy variable valve timing hiccups, but ultimately leads to other performance issues instead. More specifically, parts of the VANOS system tend to fail or malfunction, which necessitates immediate repair. It’s important to be aware of the signs that indicate VANOS servicing; therefore, this article is dedicated to helping the reader have a basic understanding of the VANOS system and what BM ... read more

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