By YOUCANIC on May 28, 2019
In this guide, you will learn how to calibrate the BMW steering angle sensor.
This is a very simple procedure you can perform yourself using various scan tools.
In BMW terms the steering angle sensor is called the LWS module. If you have worked on the steering column switch, clock spring, or have problems with traction control, stability control you may need to calibrate steering angle sensor.
In this video, we show you how to calibrate the BMW steering angle sensor with Foxwell NT510 for BMW scanner which can be purchased online.
In this video, you will learn how to perform BMW steering angle calibration using Autel Maxidas scanner.
This is a professional level scanner that offers advanced features including programming of BMW modules and coding that can only be achieved with BMW dealer scanner.
This video shows you how to calibrate a BMW steering angle sensor using INPA software.
The Steering Angle Sensor must be recalibrated after repair work is performed.
Examples include wheel alignment or coding/programming of the DXC, SZL module, switch unit, clock spring etc. An incorrectly calibrated sensor may trigger DSC and other warning lamps. In most cases, it is not necessary to replace the steering angle sensor.
If calibrating the steering angle sensor doesn't fix your problem, follow this guide to learn how to troubleshoot and clean the steering angle sensor on a BMW.
The steps to calibrate BMW steering angle sensor are the same for any BMW including E46, E90, E39, E60, E65, X3, X5 or any other models.
You must verify the scanner that you will be using supports your particular BMW. Even though these scanners are designed for BMW, they may not support cover all models. Read this article to learn more about the best BMW scan tools.