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Old 08-24-2014, 12:51 PM   #1
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Fuel level - cause?

I've owned my e46 330ci for 2.5years now, and this is the 5th time I have had to replace the fuel level sensor!

Does anyone know what causes these to break?
every time it has been the circuit board that has snapped in half.

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Old 08-24-2014, 05:22 PM   #2
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What brand fuel level sensor are you using?
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Old 08-24-2014, 09:32 PM   #3
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not sure on make, theyre the genuine bmw ones though
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Old 08-31-2014, 03:12 AM   #4
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Can you see anything in the tank when you install them? Are you putting them in correctly? Parts snapping indicates that something is hitting it that shouldn't, either during install or while it's in the tank.
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