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Old 12-06-2010, 06:57 PM
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As a useful hint for those who do not want their seat and steering wheel to constantly adjust ... see this hint posted today over here by cn90:
  • Adjust the steering wheel and driver's seat to the way you want.
  • Then pull fuse #13 (glovebox).
  • This disables BOTH the steering wheel and driver's seat (but I do not care as I am the only driver)
The steering wheel adjustment motor is very expensive, which is why I do this.

If I ever want to adjust the steering wheel and/or seat, simply re-insert fuse #13.

I have pulled fuse #13 now for a few months and do not miss the steering wheel column going up and down during entry and exit from the car!
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