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Old 12-16-2004, 04:58 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Anyone know where the temp sensor on a 96 328i is ?????
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Should be in your brake cooling duct...
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cooling duct on the drivers side... however, my friends 96 m3 has it located on the passenger's side for some reason
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led to believe on the right , as said above ; in the brake ducts, althought I drive a 323i '96 my brake ducts fell off, i have no (visual)OBC as '96. so doesn't matter to me
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hmmmm....I think mine is on the passenger side also...
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Curious question... temp sensor for the water?.. or the air?

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Old 12-16-2004, 11:41 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Curious question... temp sensor for the water?.. or the air?

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outside air as reported by the obc
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Mine is on passenger side in brake duct--98 328i (canadian version-tho that shouldn't matter).
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mine is also on the driver side brake duct. But it doesn't receive any air flow because i cut out the top of the duct and bent it down to get more air into my CAI
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Sorry.. I didnt read the entire topic name.. "OBC".. yes... right side brake duct...

Its not hard to miss...

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thanks all..... picked a new sensor up this
A.M and going to install later this afternoon.... let you know how it worked out.... wish me luck '
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Passenger side behidn the fog light for me. Look for a yellow socket with an approximately 2/3 inch needle on it. If you can't find it look behidn the drivers side fog light.

Is your temperature on your OBC reading -35 or -37?
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Passenger side behidn the fog light for me. Look for a yellow socket with an approximately 2/3 inch needle on it. If you can't find it look behidn the drivers side fog light.

Is your temperature on your OBC reading -35 or -37?
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speakin about temperature sensors, does anyone know why my car makes an alarming sound (boing) when the temperature is 37 F?
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