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  1. 2000 E46 330i Touring - reverse sensors

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi there, A few weeks ago my reversing sensors started playing up and beeping intermittently in a way unrelated to the proximity of the rear of the car to objects. I then washed the sensors and they worked fine for a while. Now, when I first put the car into reverse the reverse tone sounds...
  2. 2004 E46 318Ci M Sport PDC Sensors only working intermittently

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Why do they work sometimes and not others. At least half of the time when reversing there is the constant tone as if I'm right up to a solid object but some times it can be fine all day. Obviously when I took it to be looked at under warranty owing to Sod's Law they could'nt get it to fail and...
  3. 2001 E46 330 Resetting the brake sensors

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    As above, does anyone know how to reset the brake light sensor? thanks
  4. 2000 E46 330d Estate - rear parking sensors and reverse light not working

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, Just bought a used 2000 330d estate, manual, and am very pleased with it. The parking sensors were not working, so I have been doing loads of searching, but it seems my problem is not the normal one! First of all, I dont get any sort of beep, not the 5 second long beep most people seem to...
  5. 2001 E46 316ti - where are the brake pad sensors on my car?

    BMW Chassis and Brakes
    today on the way to work a yellow light came on, its the one next to the ABS light which I believe means the brake pads are worn??? firstly am I right in thinking this? if so, are the sensors only on the front brakes or rears aswell??
  6. 2003 E46 318i..engine cutting out, already replaced camshaft sensors

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi new to the forum, been looking everywhere for some help.... bit long but here i go... have a problem with my motor, recently the EML light has been coming on and the car has an irratic shaking when idle. Took it to my mechanic (Bimma Specialist) and he whacked the diagnostics on the motor…...
  7. 1999 E38 730i Parking sensors question

    Auto Electrical Forum
    This is a general question relating to parking sensors on any E39s or E38s. If the system completely stops working i.e. no sounds, no light on the pdc button (and nothing has been removed and the fuse hasn't been removed), could this be caused by just 1 or more faulty sensors? Also, I've come...
  8. 1997 323i E36 Cam Sensors (OE or A.M)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Just had some quotes on some cam sensors for my 1997 323i. Euro Car Parts £61.46 inc vat. Apparently its exactly the same as OE and is made by Siemens. Central Auto Supplies £39.06. This is for a Sabby(?) one and is apprently the same as BMW one! :shifty: They also do one for £67 which is...
  9. 2002 E46 330Ci - wiper/rear reverse sensors and seat motor faults

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi all this is my fisrt post so sorry if this has already been asked. I have owned my car for a year and a half and after around six months the wipers would just stop on their own (randomly on the windscreen) and could stop for 10 mins at a time and this could last a few days then they would...
  10. 2005 E83 X3 3.0d parking sensors

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi Guys, has anyone else had a problem with their pdc in the cold weather? I have an intermittant fault with my parking sensors on my 2005 X3 - sometimes they work, sometimes not, only since its been really cold - when the fault is occuring the pdc light is flashing and the warning noise is...
  11. 2000 E46 330ci - PDC sensors still not working

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    These things are doing my head in! Spent most of the morning removing and cleaning the PDC sensors and made sure they were all clicking as they should be but as soon as I put the car in reverse I just get a constant tone, could something else be causing the problem?? Thanks
  12. 2003 E46 316ti I think i broke my parking sensors

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all. I washed my bmw compact yesterday and now my parking sensors are playing up. Now 9 times out of 10 get a continuous beep when i pop into reverse. Is there a quick fix for this or have i buggered them?
  13. 2004 E87 120d, Electric Window Safety Sensors

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hello All. I've come across a really weird problem. Driving my other half's BMW 1 Series into work this morning the warning light for the electric window safety sensor came on, accompanied by an annoying bleep once every minute. The car was travelling slowly in traffic at the time and all 4...
  14. 2002 E46 325ti - Dodgy Parking Sensors?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys, got in my car to leave work, took her out of Park and into Reverse and the parking sensors came and stayed on rather loudly! so took her out of R and back into P, then back into R still the same, anyone know what could be wrong? it happens all the time i reverse now. Thankyou :)
  15. 2001 E46 316 compact - painting parking sensors - any problems?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    can i paint my parking sensors to match the rest of the car? if i do will they still work aswell?
  16. 1998 E36 328i cam & crank sensors wrong parts

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    evening guyS went to change these parts and the crankshaft sensor cabling is to short:confused, i have checked the part number which is correct, is there a plug under the water pump or am i going mad:hihi as there's no way it will reach under the manifold were i think it goes? part numbers is...
  17. 2000 E36/7 Z3 2.0L(M52TU eng) Camshaft sensors change.

    BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    Ok so now I have 2 new sensors following getting the fault diagnosed with Carsoft. I have the inlet valve camshaft sensor removed but where does the Connecting cable go? Seems to disappear down the middle of the eng next to the crank breather pipe. Where is the plug situated? Have removed the...
  18. 2000 E46 318i Coupe - rear parking sensors help

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    i have recently bought a used sport rear bumper- without the parking sensors, so im going to be buying a parking sensor kit but i dont want to be buying an OEM job due to the excessive price they go for. does anyone know of any decent kits to fit the e46 other than the one on ebay? reviews...
  19. 2004 E46 330D Touring Parking sensors and hot weather

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I have a weird problem with the parking sensors on my BMW 330d Touring (Oct 2004.) They do not seem to work properly in warm weather. At night time, and in cooler weather they work perfectly fine no problems at all, but in the daytime or warmer weather all I get is a continuous beep, the tone...
  20. 1995 E36 320 Advice needed to fit fromt parking sensors

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    I have just fitted the rear parking sensors on my E36 1995, but when I looked under the front bumper to see if there was enough clearance I saw some metal bodywork up behind very tight to the bumper. Has anyone fitted front parking sensors to there E36 and what part of the bumper do I drill to...