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  1. 1997 E36 318is from M3 rear lights to ambers not working 
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    hello all.
    bmw e36 318is 1997
    at the min it has the M3 rear lights but im wanting ambers on. anyway me and a friends fitted them today all allworks bar the sidelights

    all works fine in his N-reg bmw as we tested them.
    then when i fit my old M3 lights it all works.

    anyidears why they will not work?
    all bulbs fine and working.

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    Did the car they came from have check control kevin?
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by steve23002 View Post
    Did the car they came from have check control kevin?
    yes mines not got that
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    Quote Originally Posted by kevinbmw318is View Post
    yes mines not got that
    Thats your problem Kevin, they have slightly different pin positions between the 2 types.

    Here is a diagram that will explain and the notes at the bottom show you what to bridge....

     
     

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    thanks Steve, thats a job for horny devil lol im not to good at wiring and that lol
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    Yes mate job for me haha if i have that infront of me and the pin connectors no sweat
     
     

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    thanks mate
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    no worries buddy will have to let me know what time tomorrow you want me to pop over
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Horny Devil 8 View Post
    no worries buddy will have to let me know what time tomorrow you want me to pop over
    anytime you want mate, ill be in allday
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    Ok mate no worries what ever time i wake up then lol
     
     

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