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E46 (1999 - 2006)
The fourth generation 3 Series (E46 chassis) was introduced in 1999 and set the standard for engineering and performance during it's years of production including being named to Car & Driver's 10 best list every one of those years! ! -- View the E46 Wiki

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Old 07-16-2009, 02:00 PM
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New to me E46 with a weird headlight issue....

Hey guys! I'm back, after a brief stint in a truck than a honda accord, i am back.... Just got an 2002 325i, and it has the xenons, but for some reason I can't get the lights to stay on, they both came on for a minute once, but they just flash, the passenger side will come on and stay on normally but the drivers wont. When they both come on they flicker and go on and off for a while before the come on. Fogs work fine as do the DRL.....

BTW how do you disable the DRL?
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Old 07-16-2009, 02:03 PM
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Hey guys! I'm back, after a brief stint in a truck than a honda accord, i am back.... Just got an 2002 325i, and it has the xenons, but for some reason I can't get the lights to stay on, they both came on for a minute once, but they just flash, the passenger side will come on and stay on normally but the drivers wont. When they both come on they flicker and go on and off for a while before the come on. Fogs work fine as do the DRL.....

BTW how do you disable the DRL?
I am not sure about the xenon issue, but to disable the DRLs requires a trip to your local dealer.
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