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      10-16-2009, 08:21 PM   #1
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Finally got my PSW

Installed myself with errors (coil spring cartridge damaged but i believe originally defective), After new cartridge was installed by dealer everything working flawlessly.
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      10-16-2009, 08:41 PM   #2
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Congrats! Its an amazingly fun steering wheel. Just make sure you keep your eyes on the road! Almost hit a truck trying to see the most Gs I can hit.
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      10-16-2009, 09:06 PM   #3
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picking mine up from tischer tomorrow ! any pointers on the install?
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      10-17-2009, 12:04 AM   #4
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yea its a big risk doing it yourself. It can be done, I installed mine flawlessly using the official instructions and the ones provided by doba but the real risk is that if something goes wrong you may get screwed. In my situation I bought my wheel also from tischer and after installing got two errors which were the passenger restraint system malfunction and the multifunction buttons on the steering wheel were not working. The oled on the steering wheel itself worked fine and I could see my rpms and other data. After doing a lot of diagnosing I narrowed it down to the coil spring cartridge. For some reason the signals were not going through. I contacted tischer and unfortunately they can't exchange it as defective without a bmw technician saying its defective. Here lies the dilemma, because I installed the wheel myself, any technician will and did in my case say that it was installation error that caused the coil spring cartridge to be damaged but of course I took the utmost care and precision in installing it into my car. Who has the last say? BMW of course so BMW 1 Me 0 . Really tho I think nobody can actually prove anything I mean whos to say it was or wasnt a factory defect. If everything goes smoothly then its all fine but anything and I MEAN ANYTHING goes wrong you can be in some deep shiets. I had no choice but to take the car into the dealership and $300+ later my steering wheel and buttons work with no error messages and the cause was a manufacturers defect in the coil spring cartridge according to me and a installation error according to the dealership.

Most importantly though be careful and take your time or just hire someone to do it. You can contact pseto or dondon on e90post for the name of a installer that works at tischer and will do it on the side.
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      10-17-2009, 12:17 PM   #5
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Glad to hear your problem got taken care of.
I have heard of many problems with this install but I haven't heard of problems with defective coil spring cartidges. This install can be difficult as there is the potential to break anyone of the connectors as they can be difficult to remove. I had broken one of them and I had to buy a new one from Tischer.
BTW many dealers will say that it has to be programmed etc and try to charge for it. No programming is necessary unless you remove the steering wheel angle sensor which will result in multiple errors. That is the most important step and as outlined in the step by step in the DIY by Doba, the sensor is not to be removed from the steering assembly.
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      10-17-2009, 01:20 PM   #6
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its about time the mods start coming
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      10-18-2009, 06:59 PM   #7
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You are still alive? I havent seen you in a while.

The new mod looks good.

BTW dont you think is is time to take off that blue sticker on your dead pedal?
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just put mine in as well + fabspeed XFC + X pipe + afe

love it!!
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      10-19-2009, 12:08 PM   #9
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You are still alive? I havent seen you in a while.

The new mod looks good.

BTW dont you think is is time to take off that blue sticker on your dead pedal?
yea i'm still alive been pretty busy with work and NO I REFUSE TO TAKE THE BLUE STICKER OFF! I'll see you around sometime im sure.
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i love your blue dead pedal
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      10-25-2009, 08:17 PM   #11
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spray it w/ 3m scotchgard. i put that shit on everything
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      10-26-2009, 06:14 AM   #12
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looks good!
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      10-26-2009, 07:58 AM   #13
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3m scotchgard on the steering wheel?????
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