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Old 12-09-2010, 12:57 AM   #57
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Join Date: May 2010
Location: Burke, VA
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My Ride: 2001 330i
Originally Posted by TitaniumCranium View Post
I was throwing some old parts out from past DIY's. In my lower radiator hose was the old temp sensor. It is the exact same connector used for the reverse switch!!!

BMW's part number for the connector that fits into the temp sensor is 12521427608 - it will also fit the reverse switch. I just keeps getting better.

Now to get the DME (ECU) programmed and see if/track down why the mirror isn't dipping when in reverse. The reverse lights work correctly.
Awesome write up man!!

Did you make the decision to switch to manual because you lost reverse on your 5HP19? If your old trans was running, what do you plan on doing with it?


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