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Bmw 2001 4.4 x5 sensor

I have a bmw 2001 4.4 x5 and the check engine oil sensor keeps going off. I am told there was some sort of recall because of this same issue. My X5 only has 49K miles on it, so I believe the condition to have been delayed. Anyone aware of the specifics on this?

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You will need to replace the oil level sensor. It is located on the bottom of the the foward oil pan. Do it during a oil change, you will have to remove the oil first. Here is a link to the part at Bimmer Specialist. Call and make sure it is the correct one before you buy. Good Luck.

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