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Old 02-24-2011, 01:57 PM
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Question 1996 328i tail light problem

I need help. My 1996 328i keeps getting a message that says tail light failure. The tail lights on the right side will not be work along with the parking light on the right front. Have swapped bulbs with the left side and left still works. All at once all tail lights and the parking lights are working. Next time I drive same thing. Any ideas?
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Old 02-24-2011, 02:30 PM
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Replace your Brake light circuit, I believe this can cause that problem.

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Old 02-24-2011, 04:59 PM
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What is the "brake light circuit"??
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Old 02-25-2011, 09:24 AM
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My 1994 325ic the tails have like a printed circuit board, the housing backs out as well as the bulb inserts into the housing. I conquered the problem by wiping bulb casing, inside housing and inside the tail light with contact cleaner. Godd Luck.
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