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Old 04-06-2009, 07:11 AM
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Do a search or read the wiki. This is a common problem on the E53 (X5) and the E46. The metal contact on the cluster is burnt and needs to be cleaned with steel wool and "tinned" with a soldering iron. You can bend the tabs/ears on the bulb carrier, but it is only a temporary fix.
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