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69BMW2002NH
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Cheap fix for broken crank sensor connectors

Post by 69BMW2002NH » Wed May 06, 2020 2:56 pm

In the middle of a 1983 633CSI engine swap and my crank sensor connectors crumbled during disconnection. I fought with the idea of buying two new sensors $$$ - but decided to see if BMW sold the connector separately. They only sell the female connector. I popped it into Mouser and then was able to find "compatible products" and found the male connector. Price for two of the connectors was under $20 delivered to my door.

https://www.mouser.com/ProductDetail/TE ... uR1Q%3D%3D

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1985 BMW M635CSI - 4.0 Stroked M88
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Re: Cheap fix for broken crank sensor connectors

Post by hornhospital » Wed May 06, 2020 10:54 pm

THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!

Wonderful find. Great detective work.
Ken Kanne
'84 633CSi "Sylvia"; '85 635CSi "Katja";'85 325e "Hazel Ann";'87 325is "Odette"; '93 325is "Elvira"; '95 M3 "Ashlyn"; '95 318is "Bebe"

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Re: Cheap fix for broken crank sensor connectors

Post by Hutch » Thu May 07, 2020 1:49 am

Thank you!

I dealt with this same thing and tried to grab a Bosch connector off some other brand CPS connectors but it didn't quite work so I will order those instead!

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