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I've recently replaced the tyres on my 320D and after

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Hi Pearl, I've recently...

Hi Pearl, I've recently replaced the tyres on my 320D and after picking up the car found the reverse sensors will not stop making a continuous siren sound when the reverse gear is engaged. Both the front and rear zone lights are fully lit up. I did have to reset the tyre pressure on the system so it would stop reading 'low pressure'. Is there something I need to reset on the parking sensors, or is it just a coincidence in timing of a faulty sensor. BMW want to charge me $251 just to take a look at the issue.

Mechanic's Assistant: How old is the transmission? Have you checked the brake switch?

The car is an MY13. No, I haven't checked the brake switch. Is this something I should do ?

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your BMW?

F30 / 2013

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

Had a look at the rear sensors from behind the B/bar, to check for any loose wiring/connection to individual sensors - all looks good ???

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

This problem only occurred directly after fitting 4 new tyres 2 weeks ago - may be a coincidence...not sure.

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Sounds like coincidence. Does the vehicle have a tow bar?
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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
Hi Curtis, no towbar fitted
Customer reply replied 10 months ago
Hi Curtis,Anything further you can add ?
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