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E39 (1997 - 2003)
The BMW 5-Series (E39 chassis) was introduced in the United States as a 1997 model year car and lasted until the 2004 when the E60 chassis was released. The United States saw several variations including the 525i, 528i, 530i and 540i. -- View the E39 Wiki

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Old 01-19-2010, 12:54 PM
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Wiring New Headlights !

Hi,

I bought an 525 a couple of months ago and it had aftermarket lights and I want to change back to standard lights - I got proper Hella Lights !

All the wires have been cut so they suit the aftremarket lights !

I can match most of the wires up except for these one ! What does this connector do ?
First it thought it was for height adjustment but there are two screws on the top of the main beam for adjustment ??

Thanks..
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Old 01-19-2010, 01:00 PM
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For electric height adjustment...do you have that switch near the gauges?
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Old 01-19-2010, 01:52 PM
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Yeah got a little dial / switch !
And the two screws on top are for correcting the light ?

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Stewart
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Old 01-19-2010, 02:03 PM
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Yeah got a little dial / switch !
And the two screws on top are for correcting the light ?

Cheers

Stewart
Yep. Unfortunately I can't help with wiring since the electrically adjustable lights were never sold in the US.
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2001 525i/man./SP/PP/Cosmosschwarz/Sandbeige*
2002 X5 3.0i/man./SP/PP/Sirius/BT/Titansilber/Sandbeige*
2006 330i/man./SP/PP/CWP/Sirius/Blackline/Rear Fogs/Arktis/Grau*
2001 525i/step./SP/PP/CP/CWP/Xenons/Rear Shade/OEM Sirius/OEM BT/OEM AUX/M5 Rear Sway/Bilstein HDs/Beisan Vanos/Rear Fogs/Schiefergrün/Sandbeige*
2012 VW Golf R/Rising Blue*
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