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Old 01-17-2024, 09:08 PM
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2006 front left PDC sensor replacement.

I have all new sensors and a new module for the PDC to fit. It is simple enough by the video I have watched.


My problem comes from a white car park ratbag who tried to cut the corner and instead cut my left front bumper instead. This made the sensor worse...But more importantly it has broken the clip that surrounds the sensor on this year.


Has anyone ever replaced the clip retainers for the parking sensors on the front left side of the 2004 - 2006 e53?


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a) my broken clip out which is part of the retainer,
2) image of the sensor being removed from the front, and
3) image of the back of the sensor removal. Red lines denote the size of the sensor retainer clip piece
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Old 01-17-2024, 09:14 PM
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I poked my PDC into the bumper trying to clean it. I ended up putting two screw right though the bumper cover neatly arranged left and right of the sensor. Not for everyone but I don't mind a little form and function at times.
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Old 01-17-2024, 10:07 PM
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If it was only that, I would not be concerned.


Like you I am sure I could figure a way to make it sit back out there.


My problem is the break of the outer, it allows a torrent of water in at speed and the connection was full of it.


Possibly why the PDC module poo'd itself.


Soooo, I want to replace the crappy thing and reduce the water intake before i put the new control module in. Them suckers ain't cheap!
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If it was only that, I would not be concerned.


Like you I am sure I could figure a way to make it sit back out there.


My problem is the break of the outer, it allows a torrent of water in at speed and the connection was full of it.


Possibly why the PDC module poo'd itself.


Soooo, I want to replace the crappy thing and reduce the water intake before i put the new control module in. Them suckers ain't cheap!
Just a thought but how about trying this?

https://www.amazon.com/DELUXE-MATERI.../dp/B0076LAVFK

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