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How to replace BMW Cruise Control Switch Stalk Arm

In this guide, you will find instructions on how to replace the cruise control switch on a BMW.

If your cruise control has stopped working the problem could be the switch itself. Before you replace any parts, diagnose BMW cruise control problems by reading the fault codes first.

What you will need


Step 1

Disconnect the battery negative terminal.

Step 2

Remove airbag from driver's steering wheel. Detailed instructions on how to replace BMW airbag and steering wheel can be found here.

Step 3

Remove the steering wheel.

Step 4

Pull up the plastic trim cover away to access the cruise control switch. 

bmw cruise control switch diy removal replacement guide

Step 5

Remove two Torx screws that hold the cruise control stalk arm on the steering column switch unit.

bmw cruise control switch replacement diy

Reinstall in reverse order. If the steering wheel isn't reinstalled in the same exact location, you may need to carry out steering angle sensor calibration. 

By YOUCANIC on Aug 6, 2019


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