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    535xi engine shakes when cold

    I started experiencing a bit of shaking coming from my engine when cold. The engine will shake until it warms up. It feels like it has very little power. If I try to accelerate a bit hard, the check engine light will come on and then turn off when the engine fully warms up. Anyone else experiecnce this problem?
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    535xi? So this is an N55 motor then?

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    We don't get a shaky engine but the revs bounce when cold. I need to take it in and have the dealer look at it.
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    my '11 335xi likes to shake and bouce the idle a little on startup at 9k mi but i found its related to hvac. as long as hvac is off its smooth. bad programming. need dme update methinks.

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    Could be that or the vanos gears on these motors tend to shear bolts...

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