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Old 05-11-2018, 03:32 PM   #33
PabloCruise
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Originally Posted by jfoj View Post
Contaminated connections yield instability and random problems. Our friend tried to tell use how oil is non conductive, which to some extent can be true, but additives and contaminates changes everything. Last time I checked carbon was a conductor and a lot of what is in dirty oil is carbon, in addition to other metals and chemical additives. If BMW wanted to have oil filled electrical connections, they would have done this from the factory.
Very good.

I will focus on replacing the exhaust cam sensor (hopefully arrived)and pulling the DME and opening the case to check for oil.
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