BMW Steering Lock Fault A115, A116 Repair
We have seen a number of BMW and Mini vehicles affected by steering lock fault
Fault codes typically stored can be, A115 and A116, this can cause either an amber or a red warning to be displayed on the dash / monitor if fitted.
If ignored these faults can lead to the steering lock being permanently engaged and can prevent the vehicle from starting.
Models affect are BMW 1, 3, 5 Series 2005 onwards and Mini R56 models 2006 onwards.
A new steering lock ( and column ) can be in excess of £600 and unfortunately many garages take this route using incorrect diagnosis and a blanket fix approach. Whilst this can rectify the fault the majority of the time it is not necessary.
We at BM Automotive Solutions will carry out a diagnostic check to asses the fault codes and then in 99% of cases can usually rectify the fault for a fraction of the cost of a new steering column.
So if you have steering lock symbol on the dash Contact us and get the fault rectified before the lock fails completely.
Posted on Wednesday, 21 January, 2015
by BM Automotive Solutions filed under