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Old 12-19-2012, 03:07 PM
qbi745 qbi745 is offline
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Mein Auto: BMW 745i
Crankshaft positioning sensor repl

LOOKING FOR SOME INSIGHT ON CHANGING MY CRANKSHAFT POSITIONING SENSOR ON MY 2008 528I - FROM THE DIAGRAM THAT I HAVE THIS PARTICULAR SENSOR IS LOCATED ON DRIVER SIDE LOWER PART OF ENGINE CLOSER TO BACK WALL. i AM WONDERING IF IT WOULD BE EASIER TO REACH FROM THE BOTTOM VS. THE TOP?

HAS ANYONE EVER REPL'D THIS PARTICULAR PART IN THIS VEHICLE - aNY HELP OR SUGGESTIONS WOULD BE VERY HELPFUL. - TRYING TO AVOID THE STEALERSHIP

THANKS.
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Old 01-25-2013, 06:45 PM
bmwoem1 bmwoem1 is offline
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It's right underneath the starter. It's a pain to get to from the top or the bottom.... it's held on by 1 hex bolt
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