BMW X5 Owners & Service Manuals

BMW X5: Electronic Power Steering

TEACHING IN CENTRE POSITION FOR POWER STEERING (ACTIVE FRONT STEERING) (FROM 03/2007)

NOTE: Carry out the following procedure after disconnecting the battery or disconnecting electrical plug connections on the steering column switch cluster.

Turn on ignition, start engine if necessary.

Turn steering wheel twice in both directions to full lock.

IMPORTANT: If the indicator lamp does not go out after the ignition is turned on again, an adjustment of the active front steering must be carried out.

ADJUSTMENT FOR ACTIVE FRONT STEERING

NOTE: Adjustment of the active front steering must be carried out:

Connect vehicle to BMW diagnosis system.

Select and carry out initial operation/adjustment for active front steering under Service functions.

REMOVING AND INSTALLING/REPLACING CONTROL UNIT FOR ACTIVE FRONT STEERING

IMPORTANT: Read and comply with notes on protection against electrostatic damage (ESD protection).

Necessary preliminary tasks:

Release nut (1) and disconnect ground cable.

Disconnect plug connections (2).

Unclip cable holder (3).

Installation:

Replace damaged cable holder.

Electronic Power Steering
Fig. 104: Identifying Plug Connection, Cable Holder And Nut

Release nuts (1, 2).

Tightening torque 32 43 1AZ.

Remove active front steering control unit (3).

Electronic Power Steering
Fig. 105: Identifying Front Steering Control Unit And Nuts

After installation:

TROUBLESHOOTING

TROUBLESHOOTING ON STEERING

Observe troubleshooting on front axle and diagnosis help for steering (SI).

TROUBLESHOOTING CHART

TROUBLESHOOTING CHART

TROUBLESHOOTING CHART

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