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Old 12-17-2009, 12:07 AM
AlsX5 AlsX5 is offline
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Mein Auto: 2005 X5
I also have '05 4.4. It's very easy to change the bulb. Just open the side cargo panel right or left. You'll see the bulbs attached to "white" bulb housing. There's three but the brake light is the middle one. Reach in with your hand, grab the white housing and give it a quarter turn counterclockwise and the housing will come loose. There are no wires attached so replace a new bulb into the white housing and place it back into the slot with a quarter turn clockwise until it's tight. ridiculous that the dealer will charge for this. it should be free.

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