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Old 06-14-2013, 01:22 AM   #1
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Can someone please help?.. Really stuck!

Hi,
My car is bmw 2005 330ci e46 msport.
I was getting the long beep when I put in reverse. Two sensors Wernt clicking. So I recently bought four parking sensors on eBay and they don't work..
All four sensors make the 'clicking' sound but I'm not getting any beeps telling me I'm reversing upto anything!
If I unplug my module and plug it back in.
The centre two sensors work and not the outside sensors, yet all four clicking still..
The car has been to bmw and tested no problems from the module or sensors?
My friend has an 03 330d msport, I tried his module and still the same problem.
So can anyone tell me exactly either what the problem could be? Or what sensors are recommended to buy?
I have been on realoem.com and searched on eBay for the part number
Only one sensors comes up?!!
Any help would be great thanks!!!!!


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Old 06-14-2013, 09:01 AM   #2
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Can someone please help?.. Really stuck!

Anyone suggest what sensor to buy?


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Old 06-14-2013, 09:30 AM   #3
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Is this an aftermarket kit Chris? I would check wiring just to be certain it seems intermittent to me if you unplug and replug. Is the module tucked in the boot? like some i have seen! I have never fitted to mine and didn't comewith them, all i can think of is wiring as i mentioned, sorry can't be of further help.
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Old 06-14-2013, 11:13 AM   #4
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It's standard from when the car was bought !
I can't see it being a wiring fault or anything along those lines? Surely
Because all four are clicking..
Do you think perhaps the replacement sensors I bought are just crap?
It seems like..
The module recognises there's sensors there.
But can't recognise what the sensors are picking up?! Hence no beeping when reversing upto something, yet all four clicking.
Do you think just buy different sensors?
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Old 06-14-2013, 11:29 AM   #5
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It's standard from when the car was bought !
I can't see it being a wiring fault or anything along those lines? Surely
Because all four are clicking..
Do you think perhaps the replacement sensors I bought are just crap?
It seems like..
The module recognises there's sensors there.
But can't recognise what the sensors are picking up?! Hence no beeping when reversing upto something, yet all four clicking.
Do you think just buy different sensors?
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I do tend to agree if there is crackling, but the intermittentcy of them seems wiring, but i am not 100% sure. Possibly bad sensor being from eBay, although 90% of the time they do sell some good stuff, but its that 10% risk.

I use Car Mods in the UK and down south Sidmouth, Devon they have sets there, but depends if compatible with what you have unless you change Sensors back to including module. They are a good crowd and can help you as to if it will work along side the wiring after the module. Although i have a feeling from DIY's (as i was looking to fit aftermarket at some point, the Module is what beeps and they say to hide it in the cabin so it can be heared.

Guess the choice's really are try new sensors (some where reputable) or buy aftermarket and try there sensors to your module if they fit the OEM module of course or fit the entire aftermarket.

Here is the link mate

http://www.car-mod-shop.co.uk/parking-aids/
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Old 06-14-2013, 12:04 PM   #6
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Thanks for your help Shaun !


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Thanks for your help Shaun !


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No worries mate hope it all works out for you! Jump in UK thread mate too we banter a bit over there! We mainly in 318i thread thats all we could afford lol
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Old 06-14-2013, 12:35 PM   #8
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Swap oem sensors with the ones you bought to see if its a wiring issue. Then you'll know
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I've tried that its definitely not a wiring issue... And it's my friends module I tried..
I'm presuming just shitty sensors !!!


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Im not really familiar with this system but could they just have to be coded to the car?

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I'm thinking coded to the car and/or reset adaptations for the module this is associated with so that the sensor range is understood by the system
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