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E30 (1982 - 1993)
God's Chariot. The E30 was produced primarily from 1982 through 1991. The cabriolet was the one exception which was produced through 1993.

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Old 12-05-2016, 04:11 PM
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Sensors on transmission

Can anyone tell me about the 2 sensors on transmission the top one has a black plug the bottom one is gray. Is one crank sensor and the other reference sensor? Thanks
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Old 12-05-2016, 04:42 PM
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If you mean the sensors on the bellhousing, yes and yes.
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Yes on the bellhousing . Can you tell me what one is what. Also what they do. Thank you !
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The sensor with the black plug is the speed sensor (ENGINE SPEED, has nothing to do with the speedometer) and the sensor with the gray plug is the reference mark (position) sensor. Don't get the two mixed up! The sensors themselves are identical except for the color of the plug.
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