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Bmw 550i 2006 PDC blinking sensor on i-drive

Initially the PDC system generated a PDC malfunction, the dealer said it was the left center sensor, I replaced both left and right center sensor with aftermarket. It still did not work, took to dealer and said still reads left center sensor, possibly the wiring harness in the front bumper. A 5 hour replacement process. I ordered the front sensor harness from BMW and when I got the car back from the dealer after other service work, the system was now working, but occassionally the left center sensor blinks all colors on the i-drive screen and beeps at the same time it is blinking but otherwise the system is now working find. I suspect that maybe the front harness has a short or open for that sensor. Any help before I take out the bumper to replace the harness.

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Did they du a data stream using a factory scanner-it displays numbrs how each components workin--private shops du this--dont go tu a dealer again they dont keep these machines updated for older cars plus help is unknowledgable-buyin aftermarket electrics is usually troubl-specially w beemers

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Testimonial: "I can swap left and right sensors to see if the problem stays in the same place or moves. I also have the old one that was on the right side and can put in the left. I suspect it is the harness but didnt want to remove the bumper first. The swaps are easy to try. Even the dealer didn't think the aftermarket sensor use would be an issue."

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