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Can I get the year, make, model?
Sorry I do not work on BMWs, I will opt out.
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.