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      02-01-2013, 09:50 AM   #1
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Msport Steering wheel fitted paddles not working

As you can see i have just fitted the Msport wheel with paddle shift.
Stereo controls work but, not the paddle shift, would it need coding?

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Is your car an auto

sorry, its friday and i'm bored
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Did you have paddles before?

If not then you need a bit more wiring, there are a few DIY threads around here for retrofitting paddles to a car which didn't come with them. A couple of places actually sell the wiring harness, or you can make it yourself by buying some wire and some connectors from BMW.
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Did you have paddles before?

If not then you need a bit more wiring, there are a few DIY threads around here for retrofitting paddles to a car which didn't come with them. A couple of places actually sell the wiring harness, or you can make it yourself by buying some wire and some connectors from BMW.
Hello mate, same paddles on my SE wheel.
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Did you swap the paddles over or did you use the new paddles with the new wheel?

Because i seem to rememeber reading somwehere that LCI paddles and pre-LCI paddles had slightly different wiring.
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Did you swap the paddles over or did you use the new paddles with the new wheel?

Because i seem to rememeber reading somwehere that LCI paddles and pre-LCI paddles had slightly different wiring.
Straight swap, may have to swap paddles then ?
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I reckon you might.

Disconnect battery, switch on headlights, remove airbag, etc.
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Do i have to totally remove the wheel again to do that or can i just remove the airbag to get to it?
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Just the airbag so you can get to the screws and the wiring plugs.
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Excellent , job for tomorrow then. thankyou for the help and info
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No worries. Funnily enough i am taking my BMWP steering wheel out of my 1 series tomorrow (the one with the shift lights and the display). That's slightly more involved
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No worries. Funnily enough i am taking my BMWP steering wheel out of my 1 series tomorrow (the one with the shift lights and the display). That's slightly more involved
That is a fantastic wheel. If i still had the E90 I wouldve snaped your arm off.
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Can honestly say i have never seen one. Oh and next time i change the wheel i will make sure i have a breaker bar, fuck those are on tight out of the factory!
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That is a fantastic wheel. If i still had the E90 I wouldve snaped your arm off.
Any ideas what it's worth? I will be selling it and i haven't a clue!
It'll be complete with slip ring and wiring, i know as i fitted it in the first place (and wrote the install guide which is on BabyBMW!).
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Any ideas what it's worth? I will be selling it and i haven't a clue!
It'll be complete with slip ring and wiring, i know as i fitted it in the first place (and wrote the install guide which is on BabyBMW!).
In mint condition i would say anywhere between 400 to 500 mate. approx.
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In mint condition i would say anywhere between 400 to 500 mate. approx.
Great, thanks!
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