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Old 06-30-2009, 08:35 AM
jcourcoul jcourcoul is offline
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Mein Auto: 2006 325Ci
Originally Posted by Coconutpete View Post
Did you happen to notice in there which wires lead where for the up/down motors hehe?
Thanks! No, I wanted to get the mechanicals in order and the car back in shape, cause a one-eyed Bimmer is something I did not want the local gang to see. I was hopin' you had figured out the wiring inside!!

I'll have to check the WDS to determine what the OBC expects from its headlights. Is it open-ended, just dumping a voltage on the wires and hoping the servo gets the angle right? Or does it have an angle sensor in there as well, in a closed loop mode? We'll see...

BTW, if you or anybody needs to check how the car is wired, you use BMW's WDS or wiring diagram server. I found someone hosting this for free at:

P.S. Just checked the WDS, it is a closed-loop system: a servomotor to move it and a potentiometer to measure how far. Hence, four wires for the motor and three for the pot.

2006 325Ci

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