Steering Column Fix - Torque Sensor (save £2000)

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Post by Beatman » Mon Dec 07, 2015 7:58 pm

Great write up, and thanks for sharing :thumbsup:
My Car- 2004 3.0se sterling grey, mv3s , satnav, heated seats, ZHP.

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Post by Vrooom » Fri May 26, 2017 5:49 pm

I also had 611C error, after disassembly the torque sensor after small wriggle felt off ... Resoldered, and it's working again. Mine is E86 coupe, no crash.

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Post by Joycey » Tue Sep 26, 2017 10:55 am

Glad I've stumbled on this thread I need to remove my EPS system, I suspect a collapsed bearing causing my interesting straight line issues.
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Post by Joycey » Tue Oct 03, 2017 7:41 am

Problem solved. The locking ring between the motor and the column had loosened off causing play in the steering. adjusted and now all is nice and solid again.
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Post by ZeroSwayzak » Sun Nov 19, 2017 4:21 pm

is this issue the cause of the sticky steering guys?

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Post by autocar15 » Wed Dec 13, 2017 6:15 pm

Greta guy, I have same problem and follows step by step what he share and my problem solved.

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Post by Joycey » Thu Jan 18, 2018 4:50 pm

ZeroSwayzak wrote:
Sun Nov 19, 2017 4:21 pm
is this issue the cause of the sticky steering guys?
adjust the ring on the motor, slacken it off a little. That will cure the sticky steering.
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Post by synthedup » Thu Sep 20, 2018 12:40 pm

Joycey wrote:
Thu Jan 18, 2018 4:50 pm
ZeroSwayzak wrote:
Sun Nov 19, 2017 4:21 pm
is this issue the cause of the sticky steering guys?
adjust the ring on the motor, slacken it off a little. That will cure the sticky steering.
Hi Joycey,

I have a question if I may,

I am struggling to see which was i am to more the ring in the motor.

If i am lay under the steering column and way to draw a line at the bottom of the ring, would i more the ring to the front or rear of the car?
Thanks :)

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Post by Jakg » Thu Sep 20, 2018 3:30 pm

synthedup wrote:
Thu Sep 20, 2018 12:40 pm
Joycey wrote:
Thu Jan 18, 2018 4:50 pm
ZeroSwayzak wrote:
Sun Nov 19, 2017 4:21 pm
is this issue the cause of the sticky steering guys?
adjust the ring on the motor, slacken it off a little. That will cure the sticky steering.
Hi Joycey,

I have a question if I may,

I am struggling to see which was i am to more the ring in the motor.

If i am lay under the steering column and way to draw a line at the bottom of the ring, would i more the ring to the front or rear of the car?
Thanks :)
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Post by Lowzed » Sun Mar 22, 2020 5:15 pm

would a open circuit fault on the instrument cluster module point towards this being the ribbon cable?

but before you answer that, if you clear the open circuit fault the light goes out and the steering works as intended until you turn the car off

its only if the car is left off for over say 5-10 minutes does the light come back, and you can get that with out moving the car or touching the steering wheel

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Post by Alan Hernandez » Thu Apr 16, 2020 11:18 pm

Hello, Nice tutorial you are really specific with the instructions, I also have a BMW Z4 2006 with the same fault and also my car had a crash and the front part was damaged. I'm not really sure if my car have the problem like your car so that's why I am here asking you if you Know another reasons of the fault?

Kind regards.

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