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Old 07-21-2013, 04:14 PM   #1
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Anyone can tell me what this is?

Hey everyone,

Just noticed this today while looking around the engine bay.
Anyone know what this is, or is this something I should be worried about.
Seems like the shielding around whatever is underneath.
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Old 07-21-2013, 04:51 PM   #2
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are you talking about the cable or the silver heat shielding for your AC line?
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Old 07-21-2013, 04:54 PM   #3
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Sorry should have been more specific. New to the bmw world, still learning.

I am referring to the silver heat shield, looks like its shredded/ripped at the end of it. Where i zoomed the picture.

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i wouldnt sweat it, it could have been damaged during some servicing, id just keep an eye on it, and if it changes then try to figure out what it is.
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Thank you.

Atleast now i know what it is.. Lol

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open it up on a hot day when the AC has been on... iirc, its just the ac tube, and you will see it "sweating"
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Will do the next time i go for a drive.

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