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  1. Water damaged headlight . Drl and vertical aim fault etc

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi guys . Please some advise . I have the daytime running light and vertical aim fault . I know it’s not the module in the bottom of the light you access via the wheel arch as have used in the working light and they’re both fine . I get fault code 800fc8 linbus headlight driver module (tms) left...
  2. 2010 F11 530d Sidelight/DRL/headlight aim fault

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, I replaced all the main beam and dipped beam bulbs with Philips XtremeVision bulbs as the previous owner put in cheap bulbs that were of a different colour/poor quality. Was fine for the first 10 miles, then I got a message "Side/daytime lights fault" constantly popping up at random...
  3. Location of Headlight vertical aim control sensor

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi everyone! I'm new here, having recently purchased a 2013 BMW 320D M Sport F30. I, like many other F30 owners have the dreaded "Headlight vertical aim control failure" message. (nothing new there then!) I think my problem may be a little different so please let me explain. 1: I have the...
  4. bmw headlight vertical aim control failure

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi. I have a error in my Idrive showing "headlight vertical aim control failure" which is comes up sometimes & OBD Carly flags up 8041B6 Headlight range adjustment (LWR: Areal system. When car is started, both headlights rise up & move left, right when the wheel is turned. I have also noticed...
  5. Drl/side light fault / verticle aim fault

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi I got some water ingress in my headlight As the big round cap fell off . Got the daytime running light fault and the Vertcle aim fault . Changed the Lear module as this sorted these faults on a previous occasion but the faults are still there . The halo rings don’t light up . The Module works...
  6. 'Headlight Vertical Aim Control Failure'

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi, Just had the car for a week and noticed this error was logged. So had a look at the headlamps whilst the was car started, and both seem to move up/down and settle. Assuming this is fine??? The only problem I can see is that the daytime driving lights differ in brighness, one is far...
  7. e60 vertical bulb aim leveller not working.

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hey guys, Quick question. Recently bought an e60 520d M Sport and have just noticed that the vertical bulb leveller wheel to the right of the steering wheel does nothing for the headlights when moved resulting in my already crappy projector haolgens staying in their lowest position lighting up...
  8. Vertical Aim Issue

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    So, another day of 8 series ownership, another challenge presents itself! Last weekend I took the 8 on its longest voyage yet - a 4 hour, 230 mile trip up north setting off at 7pm. I started off with sidelights, then switched on the headlights as I hit the motorway. All was well. After about...
  9. F30 Vertical Aim Failure

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys, New here and been a while since I worked on a car so quite new to modern car systems, please bear with me. However I'm a skilled electronic engineer. I've got a F30 320D which has done around 85k. The other morning I noticed the yellow warning light in the dash display, and in the check...
  10. BMW F30 Vertical Aim Control Failure

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, I'm getting "Vertical Aim Control Failure" popping up on the dash on my F30 (halogen headlights), both headlights don't auto level on startup anymore and the manual adjustment wheel no longer works. After removing the headlight and shorting some of the pins you can hear the motor making a...
  11. How to Aim Headlights (and fog lights)

    BMW Guides and How To's
    Hey guys, So this video will show you how to aim your headlights and your fog lights. I just recently did this on my buddies 5 Series and it really came out great! This is a big problem I see all the time where people dont know how to aim their headlights and either their light beam is not...
  12. E39 540i Headlight pre facelift aim

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi there I was wondering if anybody can help? I'm after buying some of these, my lights are hella pre facelift projectors with hb4 dipped beam bulbs Currently i have these fitted and will not work with HIDS Any help is much appreciated. Andy
  13. 2004 E60 530d Headlight aim check question

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Just a quick one guys. I just installed some LCI halogen headlights in my pre-LCI car and was wondering about the headlight beam aim. I'll get them checked just to make sure they are pointing correctly (vertical and horizontal aim). The question is where exactly should that height control...
  14. how do you set headlight aim for mot?

    General BMW Discussions
    I think my partners 206 headlights are a little dim and seem to be low! i have bought some extreme bulbs for her, but how do i check they aim where they should!? Also can i check my 2000 323 is aiming correct too? and can they be adjusted?
  15. 2002 E46 330d Headlight vertical aim control

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    My drivers side headlight has stopped adjusting when my lights are set to auto and I turn on the ignition. The passenger side headlight moves down, then up when the auto lights come on. The passenger side light also moves up and down when I adjust the vertical height from within the cabin. What...
  16. 2000 E36 316i Compact-Headlamp aim adjusters

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    As title does any know if I can get the aim adjusters on the back of the headlight(6mm allen head)separately to the headlight? Only reason I am asking as fitted new suspension and the headlight aim is now too low and the mech said my top adjuster is broke and he couldn't adjust it.:frown Thanks...