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Xenon Passenger side headlight flickering

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Hello all,

As of this week, my passenger side headlight is flickering. It stays on for a few seconds initially and then the flicking starts before it finally goes out.
I've read through some posts (probably not all) and some suggest that it could be the wiring and others that its the bulb itself so I am confused. Not sure how to diagnose this.
Help me! Happy to answer any questions.
Its a 2005 330i and its never ever given me any issues before with the headlights.
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Swap the bulbs. Make sure your skin does not touch the glass part of the bulb. If you do touch the glass use alcohol and a clean cotton cloth to clean the glass. If the problem follows the bulb the bulb is bad. It happens. If it does not follow the bulb, then you need to inspect the electrical contacts in the right headlight housing. They need to be clean.
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Thanks marcozandrini!
I'm going to try that and will let you know.
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