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Experience:  BMW Master Certifed level 1 Technican
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What is the make/model/year of your car? we did the head

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hi there , my name is Lauro
JA: What is the make/model/year of your car?
Customer: we did the head valve gasket a year ago since then i got a p1519 code
JA: Is this your first time dealing with this issue? What size is your engine?
Customer: i think is the e39
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: not me we change the vanos selenoids camshaft sensor position
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: we did the ring seals
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  Chris (aka-Moose) replied 4 months ago.

Welcome, I'm Chris (aka Moose). I'm here to help 365 days a year, but not every hour of the day. I try to prevent delays as much as possible. Please understand I am not there and can only advise based on what you tell me. Let's get started.

Can I get the year, make, model?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
1999 bmw 528i
Expert:  Chris (aka-Moose) replied 4 months ago.

Sorry I do not work on BMWs, I will opt out.

Expert:  Kenny replied 4 months ago.

That fault is indicating you are having a issue with the vanos unit. The fault indicates your intake cam is too far advanced. There could be a few things causing this faulty seals for the Vanos or a failed Vanos unit.