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i have a 2005 bmw x5 with a 4x4 light on scanned for code got a 5EBF steering angle sensor internal....so i replaced the sensor and cleared the code...started the car the light was not on turned the steering the light came back on with a code 4 LWS slider fault (adjustment operation.....is it possible to install this sensor in the wrong possition....
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the answer to your question is no, it is not possible to install this in the wrong position.
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
do you have any idea why i would get a fault for slider adjustment...if the calibration was done
BMW Mechanic: Steve, BMW Expert replied 2 years ago
please do not forget to CLICK ON a positive rating
possibly a defective steering angle sensor or faulty abs/dsc module
as the question has been answered, please kindly CLICK ON a positive rating
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