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Old 03-20-2012, 09:55 PM
CTBimmerGuy CTBimmerGuy is offline
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Mein Auto: 1999 M3 Convertible
After quite a bit of searching on the internet I found a good headlight DIY. I wired up the light harness as instructed and of course, like everybody else that buys Depo headlights they didn't work correctly when I plugged them in. Trying to figure out why. The word is the wires inside the light are soldered to the pins different ways depending on how the tech is feeling that day! So there's no standardization as to which wires go to which pins and it could be different on each light! Great! I appear to have a short in my wire harness besides because both lights are not coming on when the high beams are on on the passenger side. I checked the bulb and it's not the bulb. So I took out the meter and sure enough one of the two pins on the wire harness that connects to the light that's not working isn't hot. Great. So now I have to fix one problem before I can sort out the Depo wiring issues and install the new headlights.
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