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I woke up and tried to start my car. It cranked and failed I kept trying and it finally started and I drove but noticed my steering wheel is turned to the right having the bmw logo sideways but I was still driving straight and everything felt okay. I try to turn it off and and then back on but when I tried it wouldn’t even crank again. I tried to jump and still nothing. Here are codes that came up. Please help
Light Output device Product Gadget Communication Device

Leg Motor vehicle Vehicle Automotive tire Communication Device

Motor vehicle Automotive tire Communication Device Gadget Vehicle

Vehicle Telephony Communication Device Mode of transport Audio equipment

Handheld game console Input device Gadget Game controller Yellow

Telephony Mode of transport Motor vehicle Communication Device Car

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I’m not sure what side the affected module(s) may be on your car, but to gain access you remove panels on the underside of the dashboard and on the lower sides. If you cruise through YouTube you should find some videos on it.
 

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I try to turn it off and and then back on but when I tried it wouldn’t even crank again. I tried to jump and still nothing. Here are codes that came up. Please help View attachment 1060902
What's the battery voltage, considering the first error code you're showing coupled with it not even wanting to crank? I realized that you tried to jump it, but it's a simple check that often covers a ton of error messages.
 

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On the app, I can’t see where the OP is; did any E9x cars come with electric steering? If not, this is a mechanical problem, and a pretty severe, life threatening one.

I had a similar experience with a K5 Blazer 20 years ago. The frame cracked beneath the steering box, so turning the wheel further twisted and fatigued the frame, rather than turning the drive wheel angle.


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I'm guessing that your car has active steering. It's not unheard of for the steering to do this if you are having battery issues. Replace your battery and then you need to calibrate your active steering to straighten the wheel.

You can check if you have active steering by putting your vin into a vin decoder like bimmer.work. Active Steering is option code 217.
 

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I'm guessing that your car has active steering. It's not unheard of for the steering to do this if you are having battery issues. Replace your battery and then you need to calibrate your active steering to straighten the wheel.

You can check if you have active steering by putting your vin into a vin decoder like bimmer.work. Active Steering is option code 217.
I’ll check this
 
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