BMW SMG to Manual Swap (Fix Cruise Control)
Updated: Jan 9
To properly enable cruise control, the SMG to manual gearbox conversion on a BMW requires a few more steps.
I will walk you through the steps necessary to reactivate your cruise control. The procedures are simple, requiring only a few electrical connections and reprogramming.
Make a closed circuit and remove the temperature sensor
Identifying connections and wiring
Connect the oil temperature sensor to the gear selection switch and test it
Check that pin 2 is receiving ground
Programming in the manual mode
Program the DME
This article will discuss converting from SMG to manual swap and having problems with the cruise control. It's a basic wiring schematic that I'll show you.
Table of Contents:
Connect the Oil Temperature Sensor to the Gear Selection Switch