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  1. X5 F15 (2014 - 2018)
    A quick post because it took me so long to find out which fuse to replace when my cigarette lighter socket was not working: Socket under the climate controls is the 20A fuse at 37 (may be 36 but I am pretty sure it was 37). The one in the armrest is #36. (Or 37, see above.) A short video from...
  2. X3 F25 (2011 - 2017)
    I'm a new owner of a 2016 X3 iDrive28i . Love it. Strange problem though. The front cigarette lighter socket between the cupholders wasn't charging my phone, so I had the dealer look at it when I had it in last week. The BMW Genius kid confirmed that the armrest socket worked, but the...
  3. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    So I'm connecting a parrot kit to my e92 (2009), I have all the required cable etc including a ignition sensor. What I need to do is splice into the 12v cable on the cig lighter as it controlled by the ignition and wire this up to the ignition sensor. I've never done this before, pretty new to...
  4. E36 (1991 - 1999)
    I have bimmer 328i and it has a ciggerate lighter which pushes in and works to light my ciggerate. however, when i plugged a micro usb car charger to charge my phone it would not provide any power. can anyone explain what the reason for this may be or how to circumvent the problem? thanks
  5. Interior
    For sale: - Mirror switches - Flashlights - Bluetooth mic - Hood alarm switches - Secondary MAF with filter - Secondary air valve, vacuum activated. ( I will take a picture of it when I have time) - Cigarette lighter - Roof grab handle cover Everything is fully functional. Flashlights are...
  6. X5 E53 (1999 - 2006)
    I can't seem to find any directions or schematic for removing the front ashtray in order to replace the lighter. It seems like most of the area needs to come out. I have a general idea but a schematic or some directions would be extremely helpful.
  7. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Hi guys.. need some help. I absolutely love my 528i.. there are 2 things that bug me.. 1) the cup holders.. easily resolved with aftermarket stuff 2) the cigerette lighter socket... Currently the cigerette lighter socket draws power whether the key is in the ignition or not.. I hate this.. is...
  8. E82 / E87 / E88 / F20 1 Series (2008 - 2014)
    Hi guys, I have recently moved to Austria with my company and bought a pre-owned certified 1-er 2005 on 50k km. It looks great and drives great :)) I have a minor issue/question and I am posting it here to see if any of you would know a solution, because my local dealership has only one guy who...
  9. 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008)
    Anybody know where the fuses are for the cigarette lighters? I assume they are separate for each cig lighter only because last week the cig lighter in my ashtray stopped working, then the one in the back on the righted failed. Now the only one that is working is the one on the left in the back...
  10. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    wow lots of word on this title post. Ok here what i'm trying to do install 1-2 additianl ciggarete lighter receptipicles(not for lighting cigs) to power my mobile devices have a switched power source(using the bluetooth button on the steering wheel) the locations i am thinking of are: the...
  11. 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008)
    None of them work properly, the lighter gets hot, however, I need to hold it all the time, meaning I need to have my finger pressed at the lighter button the whole time. Here's a video of what's happening: Any ideas what's the problem with it?
  12. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    hi all, I have just got a GB 2004 3181 SE. At the weekend I plugged my (previously working!) TomTom into the cigarette lighter, programmed up a route and set off. After about 2 mins I noticed an acrid burning smell coming from said lighter socket, stopped and found the TomToms recharging...
  13. E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008)
    Hi everyone, little problem... does anyone know where the fuse may be for the lighter in this car??? I accidentley...Don't ask... dropped my little screw driver in there while I was doing something... it sparked and now the Cig lighter does not work... I checked out everything else in that...
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