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On my Mercedes C180, just got an error about non-functioning steering angle sensor.

I understand it can affect ESP, but how bad in fact is it? Replacement is rather expensive, so I wonder if I can drive without the sensor, and what are the consequences.

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Did you try the "five times, lock to lock" reset procedure? –  Bob Cross Aug 8 '13 at 11:44
    
@BobCross Do you have a link to that procedure? Or maybe it's in the owner's manual? –  Gabriel Mongeon Aug 8 '13 at 12:25
    
Was the car recently aligned? –  FossilizedCarlos Aug 9 '13 at 0:30
    
No, it wasn't aligned, looks like the sensor just went down. So I'm interested in knowing how bad it is to drive without the sensor. –  andreister Aug 9 '13 at 5:52
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