Roof fault A696 Hall sensor

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Roof fault A696 Hall sensor

Post by Dietcokeman » Mon Feb 19, 2018 6:12 pm

Right guys..... update . Having dealt with another roof issue today, I was astounded to find that the hall sensors that tend to crack and fail, have gone up in price .........from 14.00 plus VAT , to 127.00 plus VAT. I got my local Sytner main dealer to check my old invoices as I could not believe this apparent increase , and they have just phoned back to confirm that BMW UK are saying that is the new price ! So be warned .

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Roof fault A696 Hall sensor

Post by jabber » Mon Feb 19, 2018 6:21 pm

Dietcokeman wrote:
Mon Feb 19, 2018 6:12 pm
Right guys..... update . Having dealt with another roof issue today, I was astounded to find that the hall sensors that tend to crack and fail, have gone up in price .........from 14.00 plus VAT , to 127.00 plus VAT. I got my local Sytner main dealer to check my old invoices as I could not believe this apparent increase , and they have just phoned back to confirm that BMW UK are saying that is the new price ! So be warned .
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Roof fault A696 Hall sensor

Post by wu_swordsman » Tue Jul 17, 2018 4:17 pm

Sorry to hijack an old thread.....but just an update on the price hike of hall sensors. They have now risen from £15 to £177 + VAT. I found out the hard way today.
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Roof fault A696 Hall sensor

Post by flybobbie » Tue Jul 17, 2018 9:52 pm

wu_swordsman wrote:
Tue Jul 17, 2018 4:17 pm
Sorry to hijack an old thread.....but just an update on the price hike of hall sensors. They have now risen from £15 to £177 + VAT. I found out the hard way today.
Which one is faulty and how do you know?

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Roof fault A696 Hall sensor

Post by wu_swordsman » Wed Jul 18, 2018 2:39 pm

Hall Sensor VSW10 Code 00A698 - Errors logged

Every hall sensor is the same part either way - Part no 54377224679

Invoiced £177 for the part. This previous part was £15 when I looked 2 years ago.
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Roof fault A696 Hall sensor

Post by flybobbie » Wed Jul 18, 2018 8:35 pm

Reason i ask is that the problem i had was the dodgy connector on the right hand boot lift cylinder with the short lead. It just needed re-plugging more firmly and cable tying. Could be nothing wrong with the actual hall sensor.

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Roof fault A696 Hall sensor

Post by wu_swordsman » Thu Jul 19, 2018 12:56 pm

Thank you for this - I have passed to the tech's to take into consideration when diagnosing.
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Post by wu_swordsman » Fri Aug 03, 2018 11:32 am

Forgot to update - turned out it was a combination of a Hall sensor and two micro switches....had the car back more than a week now with no issue.....its like a new car. It had been bonging at me intermittently for two years. Peace is restored * sheds a tear of happiness *
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