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Old 11-15-2011, 04:54 PM
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High Beams will not come on

On my 2006 650i when I hit the high beam switch, the low beams go to high beam, but the high beams do not come on. Checked the fuse, checked the bulb-- Is there a relay somewhere that could be causing this?
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Old 11-15-2011, 11:00 PM
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The 6er has bi-xenon lights. The inner two lamps are halogen for daylight running lights only, the outer two lamps are xenon and provide both low beam and high beam.
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Old 11-16-2011, 07:22 AM
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OK - My bad. They LOOK like they should be high beam lights, I didn't realize they were running lights. Thanks for the info. jrt

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Old 11-16-2011, 09:20 AM
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I tried to post a pic of my 650i in My Garage section, picked wrong photo to upload and now can't change it-- I KNOW the one pictured is a 2012 and mine is a 2006 and I'll change it as soon as the program will let me!
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I tried to post a pic of my 650i in My Garage section, picked wrong photo to upload and now can't change it-- I KNOW the one pictured is a 2012 and mine is a 2006 and I'll change it as soon as the program will let me!
I would just delete the two cars in your garage and re-add the car with the new photos.
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Old 12-21-2011, 02:40 PM
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question Yorgi
1st how do i turn on inner two lamps are halogen for daylight running lights?
2nd if i change these inner tow lamps with HID how to i make them come on for running light?
do you know how by any chance?
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Old 12-21-2011, 06:44 PM
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question Yorgi
1st how do i turn on inner two lamps are halogen for daylight running lights?
2nd if i change these inner tow lamps with HID how to i make them come on for running light?
do you know how by any chance?
The dealer can turn on the inner running lights but they run at only 3V (they typically charge about $100 for the programming). If you want brighter bulbs forget the dealer programing, you will need to do some serious custom wiring to run 12V to the inner sockets plus some bright H7 bulbs and a few relays.
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thank you Yorgi
i will ask my brother friend who is medc. for 25years on car
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