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E36 (1991 - 1999)
The E36 chassis 3-Series BMW was a huge hit among driving enthusiasts from the first moment the car hit the pavement. The E36 won numerous awards over the years it was produced and is still a favorite of many BMW enthusiasts to this day! -- View the E36 Wiki

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Old 03-05-2008, 01:45 PM
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hanging electircal connector near front driver tire

I just noticed an electrical cable with some plug (looks like sensor) hanging by splash shield near front tire (Driver side). I am attaching a picture. Can anyone figure out what it is and where/how it can needs to go ??
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Old 03-05-2008, 03:08 PM
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thats your exterior thermometer sensor. its secured inside the brake duct. you really can put it anywhere thats not going to be hot (aka inside the engine compartment)
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Old 03-05-2008, 03:18 PM
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nice info i always wondered what that was.....btw is there any thing like that but for the inside where you can read it in the OBC?
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Old 03-07-2008, 10:24 AM
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Thats for putting in your mouth when your feeling sick
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