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    Hi guys , got a 1996 328i touring and only the passenger side spotlight works.
    Checked the bulb and wiggled the wiring but no joy.
    Normal driving headlights work and the passenger flasher.
    Any ideas?
     
     

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    Check fuses

    Swap bulb side to side, if problem moves with bulb get bulb


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    I did say I checked the bulb and as all the other lights work it can't be the fuse.
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by bluemark View Post
    I did say I checked the bulb
    It wasn't clear whether it was a visual check or what.

    Still check the fuses. My fuse box lid lists 4 fuses for main beam, if fused individually the others working means nothing at all.

    After that get a multimeter, make sure the earth does earth and the live is present in the holder.


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