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Old 10-09-2012, 07:44 AM
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Mein Auto: '11 335xi 4dr; '03 330Ci
Originally Posted by Nordic_Kat View Post
For the meantime, I'm watching the bug life-cycle, per Laser's observation. Maybe after I've seen they've all expired, I'll tear into the lightbulbs.
Kat, if they're hard to reach with the vacuum don't be afraid to just pull the taillight assembly and wash them out. The lights are easy to remove, secured only by the three nuts you can see in your pictures. Just take care not to damage the seal between the housing and body, and maybe slap some painter's tape over the bumper in case you slip.

Rinse out the critters with the hottest tap water you can stand (to aid evaporation), drain, let sit a few hours and/or chase out any remaining moisture with a hair dryer.

(Aside to captainaudio: I'm surprised you omitted the most relevant verse when you transcribed the lyrics:
I know an old lady who swallowed a goat
Just opened her throat, and swallowed the goat!
2011 335xi Individual 6MT - Azurite Black Metallic / Oyster & Black / Anthracite Maple + all the good stuff
2003 330Ci Sport 5MT - Black Sapphire Metallic / Natural Brown / Myrtle + the important stuff

   N47 35' 30.13" E11 10' 33.36" - End of can guess what came next. BMW CCA
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