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Are bmw eccentric cam sensors hot water/hot oil proof? not

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are bmw eccentric cam sensors hot water/hot oil proof ?
JA: Which particular sensor are you asking about? And have any trouble codes been triggered?
Customer: not tested the vanos eccentric camshaft sensor with 0d 2 tester yet as the the cylinder head is in bits on work bench, I cleaned it with boiling water will this affect it ?
JA: What is the model/year of your BMW?
Customer: 2003 318 ti 2.0 petrol
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes, I cleaned the head with a steamcleaner,will this affect the sensor?
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no that's all
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  Steve replied 5 months ago.
Hello and welcome,

My name is ***** ***** it will be my pleasure to assist you today.
they are not water proof. cleaning it with water will damage it.
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