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Old 01-11-2004, 12:16 PM   #1 (permalink)
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This is for my brother again. He has a 535i Sport Auto on a G plate 1989.
The OBC computer is saying the temperature is -35 outside all the time when it is no where near that.
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Old 01-11-2004, 07:07 PM   #2 (permalink)
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My OBC does the same thing except its always -22 degrees. Is the sensor easy to replace?
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My OBC does the same thing except its always -22 degrees. Is the sensor easy to replace?
yes replace it
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It more than likely got ripped off, or ground up. Reading cold like that usually means the sensor isn't there anymore.
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Old 01-14-2004, 01:35 PM   #6 (permalink)
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where is the sensor???????
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not sure on bmw but the dumbasses at gm put it infront of the rad..
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It'll be in the front bumper, likely in an air duct, or at the bottom behind a grill. It's a small, pointed looking sensor, with 2 wires.
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