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Old 02-28-2008, 12:58 PM   #1
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Temperature Display

Last evening, the temperature reading on my 2000 528i decided to drop down to about 30 degrees f, start flashing and ringing a bell, then proceed to climb back up to about 55 degrees f, where it is close to the actual temp.

I know that this is an ice warning if the temp does, indeed drop to 30-something, but after having this happen several times after starting, then one time after driving for about 15 minutes - I'm starting to become concerned.

Any help would be most appreciated.
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Old 02-28-2008, 01:07 PM   #2
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Most likely, the connection to the temp sensor is loose. When there is no contact, the display shows the lowest possible temp (I know from when mine was disconnected)
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