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Old 05-09-2011, 06:33 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Odd Question on a 2000 323ci

I recently had a minor problem where my oil light would flash yellow for about 5-10 seconds after I turned the key(this only seemed to happen when the engine was warm).

I checked my Oil level and it was fine. I read on a different forum that this was likely a Oil Pressure Sensor. On a trip of around 100 miles with the cruise control on, my check engine light came on.

I have a friend with a universal scanner and it came up as "FUEL CONTROL - BANK 2, SENSOR 1" which I believe to be an Oxygen Sensor?

If anyone knows which sensor or have any more information on the yellow light I would greatly appreciate it.
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Hmmm Just an idea but... Lambda or EGR (if it has one)...
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I dont believe this model has an EGR, but is the first Oxy sensor the Lambda?
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Thanks, the service engine light hasn't came back since it was cleared, so im just going to change the oil pressure sensor and keep a careful eye on the performance.
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