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    Bit of a random one, was cleaning the car the other day, noticed a wiring connector/sensor on the centre of the lower grill below the bumper, what is this sensor?

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    Outside Air Temperature

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    External Temperature sensor?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Handyandy-UK View Post
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    Damn, you beat me too it lol!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Handyandy-UK View Post
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    Really? thought they tucked that behind a bumper somewhere so it wouldn't be affected by windchill

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    Quote Originally Posted by mungo1985 View Post
    Really? thought they tucked that behind a bumper somewhere so it wouldn't be affected by windchill
    If you were to run while in Testmode you'd see the are 3 allied parts to the OAT displayed on the screen:

    1: Sensor reading
    2: Vehicle speed
    3: Displayed temperature

    From all that you get the idea that the system calculates based on sensed temperature and an airspeed chill factor.... hence it's not massively accurate, but still close enough.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Handyandy-UK View Post
    If you were to run while in Testmode you'd see the are 3 allied parts to the OAT displayed on the screen:

    1: Sensor reading
    2: Vehicle speed
    3: Displayed temperature

    From all that you get the idea that the system calculates based on sensed temperature and an airspeed chill factor.... hence it's not massively accurate, but still close enough.
    Fair enough... Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by Handyandy-UK View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by rockafella8587 View Post
    External Temperature sensor?
    And there was me thinking for a random question, you gave a random answer - not the correct one

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