Parking sensor dosn't work

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Parking sensor dosn't work

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Hi again guys

On my Citroen C5 2009 model, the rear and front parking sesnors dosn't work. I had the car diagnosed with the fault codes:

BC7: Rear left inner parking aid sensor
BC8: Rear right outer parking aid sensor

I ordered two sensors from ebay, but I dont know witch ones has to be replaced?

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When there is a fault with any of the sensors, the whole system is deactivated until the fault or the faulty sensor is replaced.

I've marked the ones in question here in red for you:
X7 Parling B.PNG

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There is a way to test these - if you switch the ignition on and put the car in reverse, gently and lightly place your finger just above the sensor a few millimetres away from the sensor - you should feel a slight pulsing from each sensor - those that pulse should be working, those that aren't are likely to be faulty - but the surest way is a diagnostic, which you have done - so replace those 2 first.

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Thank you very much! You saved me once again. I'm waiting on the correct replacement parts, I will post pictures and the results on every post.

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SOLVED! Replaced those two sensors , ordered them from Ebay. Works fine now!

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Good - another result.

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Excellent. Which ones from Ebay as a matter of interest?

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Ta. I wonder what the Citroen price for that would be!

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£123 for the unpainted ones (non-painted)


£66.84 for the primed one (ready to be painted)

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Will never buy something directly from Citroen.