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E60 (2004 - 2010)
BMW 5-Series (E60 chassis) was first seen in the Unites States in the fall of 2003 with a 2004 Model Year designation. The E60 is now available as a 528i, 528xi, 535i, 535xi, 550i and a 535xi sports wagon! -- View the E60 Wiki

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Old 11-18-2013, 11:42 PM
Yuriy Kasko Yuriy Kasko is offline
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Exclamation active steering issue help!

i have active steering malfunction warning that iluminates every once in while,
mechanic scaned with few codes
6140- redundancy comparison, driver steering angle
6137- engine position sensor
6149- combined position, speed monitoring
614a- motor position angle not initialized
CE93- message (steering wheel angle top, oc8)

what could the problem be??
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Old 11-19-2013, 03:55 AM
jjp735i jjp735i is offline
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I had this on my 05 545i early this year and all the dealer needed to do is reprogram the active steering, $89.00. Not sure that will fix your problem, but mine hasn't come back yet. From what I remember they said they reprogramed the steering angle sensor.

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Old 11-19-2013, 03:19 PM
cool_dude_208 cool_dude_208 is offline
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Looks like this is a common issue in e60.
I had the same issue and had dealer perform alignment and active steering calibration and it didn't resolve the issue. Delaer wanted a new steering angle sensor for 768+taxes.
Did a diy from following steps on m5 board.
Search in google "Steering angle sensor DIY fix - it worked" and you should see the instructions. One or 2 steps I had to do differently.
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