- Jun 30, 2003--- In bmwe28@..., Rhett Smith <rhetly@y...> wrote:
>Rhett: I appreciate the response, but my car only has the sensor on
the crankshaft. This is an automatic and when I pulled out the
enginge I only disconnected the motronic connection. That way I
figured that the engine was intact and I should not have any problems
when it came to installing it. I must have picked up a gremlin
someplace because I can not figure out the problem. I again think it
is the brain. The car ran before I pulled out the engine, so I am
still stumped I guess.>
Yeah, I agree. First check the reference sensor. Make
> sure you don't have the reference sensor switched with
> the 'non-essential' speed sensor.
> After that, I'd check your flywheel and make sure one
> of the teeth have a iron 'pin' on it (that the
> reference sensor uses). The pin may have fell out when
> you were switching the tranny.
> After that, put in a mototronic CPU that you're sure
> works (I got one on ebay for $80), just so you can
> narrow down your search.
> Strange thing...in my 528e'87, the reference sensor
> and the mototronic computer went bad within 10 miles
> of each other. Weird right? NO KIDDING!
> g'luck- rhett.
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