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P0A38 Diagnostic Trouble Code Discussion for November 2013

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Trouble Ticket Help Requests for DTC P0A38
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2006 BMW 530xi 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WBANF73586
P0A38: Valvetronic Monitoring Sluggish Movement. Customer stated vehicle died while driving at highway speed. Stated Traction DCS and 4WD messages came on info display. Would not restart and had vehicle towed in. When starting, car will start and run for about 1 second (gets to about 1400 rpm then quits). So...
November 15, 2013
2006 BMW 530xi 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WBANF73586
P0A38: Valvetronic Monitoring Sluggish Movement. Customer stated vehicle died while driving at highway speed. Stated Traction DCS and 4WD messages came on info display. Would not restart and had vehicle towed in. When starting, car will start and run for about 1 second (gets to about 1400 rpm then quits). So...
November 18, 2013
2006 BMW 530xi 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WBANF73586
P0A38: Valvetronic Monitoring Sluggish Movement. Customer stated vehicle died while driving at highway speed. Stated Traction DCS and 4WD messages came on info display. Would not restart and had vehicle towed in. When starting, car will start and run for about 1 second (gets to about 1400 rpm then quits). So...
November 15, 2013
2006 BMW 530xi 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WBANF73586
P0A38: Valvetronic Monitoring Sluggish Movement. Customer stated vehicle died while driving at highway speed. Stated Traction DCS and 4WD messages came on info display. Would not restart and had vehicle towed in. When starting, car will start and run for about 1 second (gets to about 1400 rpm then quits). So...
November 18, 2013