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Old 03-09-2020, 02:27 PM
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BMW e36 obd2 broken coolent temp sensor

Hey everyone so today I went to change my coolent temp sensor, and tightened it to much and it snapped off in the block any ideas how to get it out? The insides hollow with just wires anyone had this happen before?
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Old 03-16-2020, 05:04 PM
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Do you have to drill the broken part.
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Old 03-16-2020, 06:15 PM
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Like GB said, you need to drill out the center section with the electronic guts, then use a screw remover ("easy-out") to remove it.
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Old 03-17-2020, 06:58 AM
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I got it out thank you though
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