I have the Oil Level sensor fault coming up. I have checked the oil and its in the middle of the markers , so no issue there. I read that it could be wiring , so before I risked life and limb getting under the car.
I checked to see what the prices of a new sensor was, and at ~£80 + price of oil and labour, I have decided to tackle the job myself as the car has done 6K since last oil change.
I have ordered the oil ( Shell Ultra 5W30 10 Ltrs £60) after market sensor ( 2 yrs warranty £20 ) ( OEM oil filter £9)
The question I have, is that although I know where the sump plug is on the E60. I have not been able to see where the sensor location is.
Is it possible to get at this sensor ?, through the small under body panel ? ( this is what is removed to get at the drain plug )
If it is , then I could remove the sensor , let the oil drain , without removing the drain plug.
Any thoughts ?