Thread: X3 rain sensor
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Old 01-04-2013, 01:41 PM
Supercourse Supercourse is offline
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Can't get a good picture right now, but I'm sure the rectangular purple area is the rain sensor, and the small round light sensor in the rearview mirror doesn't have (or need) a lens in the windshield.

Not sure what the red dots are in my cell phone picture - had difficulty preventing the flash reflection from obscuring the picture.

I think the installer has to work carefully to successfully patch in a recycled or new rain sensor onto an aftermarket windshield.

A previous discussion may be of interest: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=446664
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