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      05-08-2009, 09:37 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by markinva View Post
Have you considered that the oil condition sensor has more than one variable- ie time, mileage and condition sensors? Would it make sense that BMW would say, let's just measure the conductivity of the oil, and if that's good, let's tell owners the oil is fine... we don't need to worry about mileage and time?
No- the oil conditions SENSOR only measures conductivity. Read my post again. The other things, as I mentioned, are part of an algorithm that PREDICTS when the oil SHOULD BE degraded to some level considered unacceptable.
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