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Old 11-23-2010, 10:44 AM   #1
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error 0340 - 318

my 97 is throwing a cps code .. im new to bmw's and was wondering where the cps is ... is there a fsm or something that i can download

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Old 11-23-2010, 12:23 PM   #2
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Old 11-24-2010, 10:23 AM   #3
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couldnt find anything there ... i have to get a etest done this week and need to clear the code before that

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Old 11-24-2010, 11:54 AM   #4
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CPS? Camshaft position sensor....sounds like it.

It is a sensor located on the cyl head. Get it diagnosed to be sure, but thats what the CPS most likely refer to. Unless it is crankshaft position sensor. Both are physical items on the engine that would be replaced (or could be futher).
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