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01826 - Sensor for Steering Angle (G85); Supply Voltage Terminal 30

Possible Symptoms

  • Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL) active

Possible Causes

  • Temporary Supply Voltage Interruption
  • Steering Angle Sensor (G85) faulty
  • Steering Column Control Module (J527) faulty

Possible Solutions

  • Perform Steering Angle Sensor (G85) Adaptation
  • Check/Replace Steering Angle Sensor (G85)
  • Check/Replace Steering Column Control Module (J527)

Special Notes

  • When found in Audi A4/S4/RS4/Cabriolet (8E/8H): Brake Electronics, these are the most likely causes if the Basic Setting fails or the Fault comes back shortly after clearing. See TPI 0984403 for further details.
    • MY 2001: Steering Column Control Module (J527) was the most common fault
    • MY 2002: Steering Angle Sensor (G85) was the most common fault
    • MY 2003/2004: Experience has shown the Steering Angle Sensor (G85) were the only cause, Steering Column Control Module (J527) were not defective yet.
    • MY 2006/2007: Steering Column Control Module (J527) was the most common fault

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