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    I have a 52 plate 325 coupe with the non led rear light cluster. I am looking to change to the led lights but I have heard that changing this makes the obc say there is a fault and that you need to get it cleared.
    So two questions really:
    If the fault is cleared will it come back?
    Can I buy some adapter that prevents the obc from thinking there is a fault?
     
     

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    If you are going with an OEM replacement, then your LCM will need to be re-programmed. Otherwise you can get the after market plug and play ones with built in resistors to compensate the error.
     
     

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    Thanks neal, do you know of anywhere decent to buy them from.. I had a bad experience when I bought some lights for my other half last year and don't wanna get messed about. It would be ideal if they were plug and play.. I have looked on ebay and there are quite a few plug and play ones but I am slightly jubious about buying them from there, I would just rather buy from a shop.
     
     

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    My moderator friend Martyn D. will be along shortly and give you some advice on which ones to get. He has some p&p ones fitted to his coupe . Probably a set of Eagle Eyes I reckon.
     
     

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    Ok thanks
     
     

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    Here he is

    Neal has it spot on with the eagle eyes, they come with all the necessary resistors but they only guarantee to not throw up warning lights on cars built before September 2001, I've seen them on later cars and some suppliers say they will be fine on any pre facelift model

    If it helps I got mine from BMstyling, possible worth you giving them a ring
     
     

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    Ive got a 52 plate coupe and just got eagle eye led rears, and ive got the dash warning lights up, apparently the resistors will only stop the error before sept 01. otherwise you need to get your lcm reset. I got mine from mstyle and they said they can reset the warning for £20-30
     
     

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    thanks for replies.. well looks like i shall just have to get the reset done if i get them then, and i will check out the companies you have mentioned.
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by richie19 View Post
    Ive got a 52 plate coupe and just got eagle eye led rears, and ive got the dash warning lights up, apparently the resistors will only stop the error before sept 01. otherwise you need to get your lcm reset. I got mine from mstyle and they said they can reset the warning for £20-30
    mines an 02 and i bought my LED`s from mstyle and they worked fine so i think its pot luck on cars made just before the facelift
    It's a ragtop thing, you wouldn't understand
     
     

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    i have eagle eyes on 2003 pre-facelift, it came up on the dash.

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