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Old 08-01-2009, 07:47 PM   #1
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DSC button non-reponsive?

Just picked up a 330i and get zero response when I either press or hold the DSC button. Any ideas? Much appreciated!
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Old 08-01-2009, 07:53 PM   #2
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Is the DSC light stuck on or off?
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Old 08-01-2009, 08:00 PM   #3
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light on the button is always off no matter what I do with the button, DSC still functions when tires slip I just have no manual control over the DSC system with the button. Also the hill assist button is unresponsive as well (wont light up)
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Old 08-01-2009, 08:02 PM   #4
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It sounds like its just the DSC button is broken, take it out and play with it and see if you can get it to work.
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Old 08-01-2009, 08:14 PM   #5
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let me clarify...
DSC properly functions when tires are slipping
pressing or holding button does not allow me to turn off DSC (stage 1 or stage 2)
light on DSC button never turns on and no gauge cluster lights turn on no matter what I do
hill assist button will not light up either

im thinking its more complicated than a broken button. I checked into which fuse applies to DSC but it shows about 7 fuses that tie into the system, anyone know which fuse may tie into the DSC and hill assist buttons directly?

thanks for the help
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Old 08-01-2009, 08:32 PM   #6
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I think its most likely the button, if it were a fuse or some other part of the system I think the light would stay on and the DSC would not function.
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Old 08-01-2009, 10:08 PM   #7
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okay I made a mistake, the button itself is lit up all the time but doesnt function at all and its corresponding light on the cluster does not ever light up. I pulled apart the center console and everything seems to be hooked up and in order. Any next steps to take?
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Old 08-01-2009, 10:34 PM   #8
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Just because the light is on in the button doesn't mean its making contact when you push it, I would pull the wires out the back of the button and touch them together and see if the DSC light comes on.
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the wires are in a connector, i pulled out the connector and reinstalled it, still nothing.
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Old 07-07-2010, 03:48 AM   #10
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get it working?
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