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Old 06-06-2002, 02:07 PM
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Oil Sensor Defective message on Instrument Cluster

Hi,

I just purchased a 1998 Benz E 430 yesterday and it's popping up with a message once in a while.

The message indicates that "Oil Senor is Defective" . I looked at alldata and it shows that BMW has a service call on this, however, i want to see if anyone here knows what that mesasge means?

Is it really faulty? or is there something I can do to get rid of this nagging problem.

Thanks

Mitul

1998 E-430
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46000 Miles
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Old 06-06-2002, 05:09 PM
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Does anyone know where the Oil Sensor is located in E430?
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Old 06-06-2002, 06:09 PM
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Yes, that message usually means that the sensor is defective. The sensor is inside of the engine. You must remove the lower oil pan to access the sensor. There have 3-4 modifications to this sensor since it came out in 1998. The latest number is 004-153-53-28 & has a list of $69.20.
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