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Automatic steering wheel feature

I have a 1999 BMW 528i. The automatic feature of when you removed the ignition key, the steering wheel automatically went to the full up position suddenly stopped working. I've also noticed that the seat memory switches no longer work as well. Any ideas what the problem may be?

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Since both problems surfaced at the same time...this indicates they are on the same circuit. Since both features would not quit working at once, I'd bet the farm that neither is getting power. I'd start at the fuse box, If all good there, maybe a relay. Also check all other power functions if these solutions don't work to see if anything else is effected.

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