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  1. G31 Ambient Lighting

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Could someone with a G30/31 confirm weather the “dimmed for night driving” ambient lighting option in the idrive dims both the strip LED AND other lower ambient lights or just the strip LED please. The reason I ask is that my three week old 5 series had the drivers door trim replaced due to an...
  2. Bmw e90 clock/warning screen not lighting up

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi, asked many mechanics about this issue and none are able to fix it and either are auto electricians apperntly. As you can see in the picture attached the middle screen on the instrument panel is not lighting up. Any help would be much appreciated. Should be back lit in orange just like the...
  3. Instrument lighting

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    I've just bought a 2016 X3 (F25) and I like it. It's not quite as sporty feeling as my 2013 X1 20i, but it's bigger and does a decent job of getting me places in comfort and at reasonable cost. But here's my question: when I go from a bright area of road to a dark, perhaps into a forest etc ...
  4. Lighting fault

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi all, I was having problems with the car and amongst trying to find the problem(1st problem fixed) the battery was disconnected which seems to have caused a whole new problem- the lights, indicators, electric windows and reversing camera have all stopped working! Has anyone had anything...
  5. E46 Lighting Issues. Any Help welcom

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all ! I have a 2004 330ci clubsport and had an issue with the rear fog coming on with the brake pedal when the tail lights were switched on. I checked the wiring and decided it must be the LCM so I replaced it with one of another 2004 Coupe. Fog issue gone however with this LCM the right...
  6. bmw e46 multifunctions not working or lighting up

    Auto Electrical Forum
    hi guys have a problem with multifunctions. they dont work or when i put lights on then dont light up too. i have changed slip rings and changed button trim too and still the same. anyone no which pins to check when multimeter which give power to multifunction buttons. thanks
  7. Halo lighting problem help?

    E46
    So I bought these led halos from ebay, yeah I know Chinese, cheap obviously it won't work but I've seen these work for other people and they work for me, kind of. They work perfectly when the engine is off once I turn the engine on after about 3 seconds they start to flicker like mad white to...
  8. F32 Interior lighting

    Technical Guides for the F32, F33, F36, F82, F83.
    Can anyone describe or have pics of how to remove the interior lighting covers in the 4 series to allow changing bulbs. YouTube shows how to on all other models except the 4 series coupe. Regards
  9. Help on interior Lighting option for footwell

    BMW 4 Series - Tech Talk F32,F33,F36,F82,F83
    Hi all I have the standard footwell lighting module in my 2014 - 4 series Gran Coup X drive, M Sport but would like to change the module for a blue bulb module, I have searched online but can't seem to find any. Does anybody know where I can buy these? Cheers
  10. Halo lighting problems

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all. I'm new to this forum and was hoping someone might have the solution to the problem i am having with my 520d Msport. The problem I have is that the off side front halo lights do nit work. I cannot find anywhere any bulbs that are not working even checked the flap cover in the front wheel...
  11. Problems with halo lighting

    Introductions
    Hi all. I'm new to this forum and was hoping someone might have the solution to the problem i am having with my 520d Msport. The problem I have is that the off side front halo lights do nit work. I cannot find anywhere any bulbs that are not working even checked the flap cover in the front wheel...
  12. LED street lighting affecting Main Beam Assist

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    My 2014 X3 has main beam assist and over the past few weeks we have had stretches of local road lighting changed from sodium lighting to LED lighting, giving a much whiter light. It seems that when entering one of these LED lit stretches from an unlit stretch of road that the main beam does not...
  13. E36 1996 323i Lighting issues

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi All, First time here, great forum. Maybe somebody could assist with a problem I 'be been trying sort out on my mums car. 1996 323i E36 License plate light doesn't work, bulbs ok, connections not corroded, no power to connections, wire loom not damaged although fuse 37 has been checked and...
  14. Interior lighting changing ???

    Auto Electrical Forum
    I HATE the dated awful orange lights on my speedo and other instruments it's very dated and i would like to change them. If anybody knows a company that would change them that would be great. I'm located in Lincolnshire
  15. A few lighting questions from a new owner,

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I'm picking this up on Tuesday, Ive already ordered a full set of interior LEDs, I also want to upgrade the headlight bulbs, I used Philips extreme vision in my Audi A3 but have heard good things about osram night breakers, anybody on here got any experience with them? Also want to get some...
  16. 2005 E61 530d - Adhoc Lighting System (Electrical) Errors

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello. I've been having this same adhoc issue with my BMW for a while now (well over a year). Whilst I'm driving, I'm getting this error message on the on board computer (both the dash and the screen) saying: "Lighting system - Control lights and possible turn indicators, fog lights, full beams...
  17. Retrofit hd lighting

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi all My wife has a 2006 x3 without xenon headlights Flea bay has plenty of HD type kits Can anyone recommend a kit to give brighter , whiter light Thanks David
  18. 2007 BMW 330d E90 rear light fault

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Please can anyone tell me if they have had a fault with there rear lights, what should be lit up when the lights are on? ive had my E90 for a week and the computer flashes up with 3 or 4 light faults, fog light fault, and the indicators flash as if there is a bulb has blown, even though all the...
  19. 320D F30 towbar lighting goes to sleep

    Auto Electrical Forum
    I have fitted a Westfalia removable towbar and their dedicated electrics to my F30, and all works absolutely fine whilst I am driving, or the ignition is on. However, we spent an hour or so on the hard shoulder of the M6 on Friday, where we left the car and sat on the grass. After a couple of...
  20. 2005 120d - repair lighting switch

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    I got in the drivers seat after my wife and with the seat too far forward I caught my knee on the headlight switch. It clicked and pushed back into the dash. It still works but threatens to lose itself. How do I get in there and reset it?
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