E90Post
 


TNT Racewerks
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > E90 / E92 / E93 3-series Technical Forums > Suspension | Brakes | Chassis > help dsc malfunction after coilover install



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      12-30-2012, 07:42 PM   #1
Phillycheesesteak
DAMN
United_States
1

 
Phillycheesesteak's Avatar
 
Drives: e92
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: NYC


Posts: 157
iTrader: (3)

Send a message via AIM to Phillycheesesteak
help dsc malfunction after coilover install

Hello all and happy holidays and a happy new year.

i encounter a problem after the coilover install. I drove the car for 5 minutes

and the dsc malfunction popped up and wouldnt go away. The steering is

also out of whack its turned to the left by 30 degrees or so. I have sonic

tuning s3 coilovers installed. Any advice or help is greatly appreciated. If any

pics are needed please lmk.

This sucks I was planning a little road trip to enjoy the coilovers a little bit.
__________________
cobb stage 2+ fmic/// vrsf cl dps / AA fmic / Injen DCI / RPI catback
Appreciate 0
      12-30-2012, 07:47 PM   #2
Wei718
Captain
13

 
Wei718's Avatar
 
Drives: F80 M3
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: San Francisco


Posts: 769
iTrader: (8)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Phillycheesesteak View Post
Hello all and happy holidays and a happy new year.

i encounter a problem after the coilover install. I drove the car for 5 minutes

and the dsc malfunction popped up and wouldnt go away. The steering is

also out of whack its turned to the left by 30 degrees or so. I have sonic

tuning s3 coilovers installed. Any advice or help is greatly appreciated. If any

pics are needed please lmk.

This sucks I was planning a little road trip to enjoy the coilovers a little bit.

when you did the installation did you removed the inner 21mm nut and bolt to access the spring and shock in the rear? I am pretty sure your alignment is out of whack that's why it's malfunctioning and if you did messed with that inner nut and bolt and didn't mark it when you put it back, that will screw up your alignment really bad.
Appreciate 0
      12-30-2012, 08:12 PM   #3
Phillycheesesteak
DAMN
United_States
1

 
Phillycheesesteak's Avatar
 
Drives: e92
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: NYC


Posts: 157
iTrader: (3)

Send a message via AIM to Phillycheesesteak
so all i need to do is get an alignmeent and everything should fix itself?
__________________
cobb stage 2+ fmic/// vrsf cl dps / AA fmic / Injen DCI / RPI catback
Appreciate 0
      12-30-2012, 08:21 PM   #4
Wei718
Captain
13

 
Wei718's Avatar
 
Drives: F80 M3
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: San Francisco


Posts: 769
iTrader: (8)

At this point you really don't have a whole lot of options other than bringing it to an alignment shop.
Appreciate 0
      12-30-2012, 08:32 PM   #5
Phillycheesesteak
DAMN
United_States
1

 
Phillycheesesteak's Avatar
 
Drives: e92
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: NYC


Posts: 157
iTrader: (3)

Send a message via AIM to Phillycheesesteak
thank you so much. now i don't know if i should wait until the spring settle to get an alignment or do it now.. thank you so much
__________________
cobb stage 2+ fmic/// vrsf cl dps / AA fmic / Injen DCI / RPI catback
Appreciate 0
      12-30-2012, 08:37 PM   #6
Wei718
Captain
13

 
Wei718's Avatar
 
Drives: F80 M3
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: San Francisco


Posts: 769
iTrader: (8)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Phillycheesesteak View Post
thank you so much. now i don't know if i should wait until the spring settle to get an alignment or do it now.. thank you so much
I would not risk it! Worse comes to worse is get another alignment later on after it's settled.
Appreciate 0
      12-30-2012, 09:29 PM   #7
CALWATERBOY
Captain
14

 
CALWATERBOY's Avatar
 
Drives: 2009 E93 N54
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: San Francisco


Posts: 852
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Weiboy718 View Post
I would not risk it! Worse comes to worse is get another alignment later on after it's settled.

Good advice actually - in the meantime....
Appreciate 0
      12-30-2012, 10:26 PM   #8
Wei718
Captain
13

 
Wei718's Avatar
 
Drives: F80 M3
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: San Francisco


Posts: 769
iTrader: (8)

Lol!

Lets hope he does not have that SAS problem.
Appreciate 0
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:35 AM.




e90post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST