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Old 07-20-2021, 01:12 AM
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The alignment is based on the offset mounting hole and the flat surface on the offset leg. If a crumb of dirt gets under you can have the wrong depth and if there is a crumb of rust inside it will stick to the magnet and can throw off the reading..

I have had sensors work intemittent until cleaned and also when not all the way installed (screw head broke off I installed it press fit with Teflon tape: worked all winter into mid spring when the ambient temperature made the knuckle get larger and it got loose.

I added more Teflon and it's been working for three years with no screw
E53 / M54 2001 3.0i gas LHD (pair of them: his & her)
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