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E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002)
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Old 03-06-2003, 08:59 AM
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Headlight switch experts...

A rattling noise is now coming from my headlight switch, so it's as good a time as any to order Ron's headlight switch tool.

Even so, I've read enough horror stories about the electrical complications related to this part. Would anyone familiar with the assembly care to offer any tips on isolating the rattle?

Thanks in advance.

Mike
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Old 03-06-2003, 01:33 PM
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I'd have to look to say for sure, but it seems to me that the knob is screwed on the shaft and a nut is used to secure it from backing off. Perhaps the nut has come adrift.
The headlight tool is definately good to have around though!
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