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Old 12-07-2009, 09:18 AM   #1 (permalink)
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question on brake cooling ducts-E36 M3

i installed my coilovers are removed the plastic from the wheel wells. but now, the brake cooling ducts are kind of rattling around. i want to remove the ducts, but there's a set of wires plugged into the ducts. what is that plugged in and can i unplug it without anything bad happening? or should i just zip-tie them to something and leave them there?

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If you can, I think it's best to leave the ducts in place. The wiring could be for the outside air temp sensor.
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If you can, I think it's best to leave the ducts in place. The wiring could be for the outside air temp sensor.
alright so i should try and find a way to secure them so they're not making all kinds of noise.....
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Just seconding witeshark's input: the ambient temperature sensor is installed in the brake cooling ducts in the E36. Try to keep them in. Rethink how you put it all back together, as you may have missed something, given that it was all snapped into place when you started.

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Just seconding witeshark's input: the ambient temperature sensor is installed in the brake cooling ducts in the E36. Try to keep them in. Rethink how you put it all back together, as you may have missed something, given that it was all snapped into place when you started.

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i decided to just drill holes in the brake ducts and zip tie them to the body. it still makes a little noise, but nothing compared to the way it used to be. the rattling noise is coming from where the brake ducts insert into the front of the bumper......
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I am also looking for the same problem help but still not having any kind of solution of it.
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