Front lamps, bulb replacement

Halogen headlamps

Halogen headlamps
Halogen headlamps

1 Parking lamps
2 High beams/headlamp flasher
3 Low beams
4 Turn signal
5 Daytime running lights

Accessing the turn signals and low beams

Follow the General instructions on lamps and bulbs.

1. In the wheel house, loosen the two brackets and remove the cover.

Turn signal

Turn signal

21-watt bulb, PY21W

1. If necessary, pull the inside trim of the wheel house slightly inward. Turn the bulb holder counterclockwise and remove.

2. Press the bulb gently into the socket, turn

2. Press the bulb gently into the socket, turn counterclockwise and remove.

3. Install the new bulb and bulb holder in reverse order of removal.

4. Attach the cover to the wheel house.

Low beams

55-watt bulb, H7

1. Turn the cap counterclockwise and remove.

2. Tilt the bulb down and then up to loosen it

2. Tilt the bulb down and then up to loosen it from the holder and remove.

3. Pull the connector off the bulb.

3. Pull the connector off the bulb.

4. Attach the connector to the new bulb.

5. First insert the bulb at the top with the strap, arrow 1, and then press down firmly, arrow 2.

Make sure that the bulb snaps into place.

6. Close the headlamp housing with the cap.

6. Close the headlamp housing with the cap.

Make sure that the cap engages.

7. Attach the cover to the wheel house.

Accessing the daytime running lights, high beams/headlamp flasher and parking lamps

Follow the General instructions on lamps and bulbs.

1. Open the hood.

2. Turn the cap counterclockwise and remove.

Parking lamps

Parking lamps

6-watt bulb, H6W

1. Turn the bulb holder counterclockwise and remove.

2. Press the bulb gently into the socket, turn

2. Press the bulb gently into the socket, turn counterclockwise and remove.

3. To insert the bulb and bulb holder, proceed in reverse order of removal. Make sure that the bulb holder snaps into place.

4. Close the headlamp housing with the cap.

Make sure that the cap engages.

High beams/headlamp flasher

55-watt bulb, H7

1. Tilt the bulb down and then up to loosen it from the holder and remove.

2. Pull the connector off the bulb.

2. Pull the connector off the bulb.

3. Attach the connector to the new bulb.

4. First insert the bulb at the top with the strap, arrow 1, and then press down firmly, arrow 2.

Make sure that the bulb snaps into place.

5. Close the headlamp housing with the cap.

5. Close the headlamp housing with the cap.

Make sure that the cap engages.

Daytime running lights

24-watt bulb, PW24W

1. If necessary, remove the high beam bulb connector.

2. Remove the bulb holder.

3. Remove the bulb from the bulb holder.

3. Remove the bulb from the bulb holder.

4. To insert the new bulb, proceed in reverse order of removal. During insertion, the bottom of the bulb holder must be facing downward.

Make sure that the bulb holder snaps into place.

5. Attach the high beam bulb connector.

6. Close the headlamp housing with the cap.

Make sure that the cap engages.

Xenon headlamps

Xenon headlamps

Because of the long life of these bulbs, the likelihood of failure is very low. Switching the lamps on and off frequently shortens their life.

If a xenon bulb fails, switch on the front fog lamps and continue the trip with great care. Comply with local regulations.

replacement on Do not perform work/bulb replacement on xenon headlamps

Have any work on the xenon lighting system, including bulb replacement, performed only by a service center. Due to the high voltage present in the system, there is the danger of fatal injuries if work is carried out improperly.

For checking and adjusting headlamp aim, please contact your BMW center.

Headlamps

Headlamps
Headlamps

1 Parking lamps/daytime running lights
2 Low beams/high beams/headlamp flasher
3 Turn signal

Low beams and high beams are designed with xenon technology.

The parking lamps and daylight running lights are made using LED technology.

Contact your service center in the event of a malfunction.

Turn signal

Follow the General instructions on lamps and bulbs.

21-watt bulb, PY21W

1. In the wheel house, loosen the two brackets and remove the cover.

2. If necessary, pull the inside trim of the wheel

2. If necessary, pull the inside trim of the wheel house slightly inward. Turn the bulb holder counterclockwise and remove.

3. Press the bulb gently into the socket, turn

3. Press the bulb gently into the socket, turn counterclockwise and remove.

4. Install the new bulb and bulb holder in reverse order of removal.

5. Attach the cover to the wheel house.

Front fog lamps

Follow the General instructions on lamps and bulbs.

35-watt bulb, H8

1. Use the back side of the screwdriver from the onboard vehicle tool kit to remove the three wheel house panel screws, arrow 1.

Carefully raise the wheel house panel, arrow 2.

2. Pull off the bulb connector, arrow 1.

2. Pull off the bulb connector, arrow 1.

Turn the bulb, arrow 2.

Left side of vehicle: turn clockwise.

Right side of vehicle: turn counterclockwise.

Remove the bulb.

3. Insert the new bulb, connect the connector

3. Insert the new bulb, connect the connector and screw on the wheel house panel.

Turn signal in exterior mirror

Follow the General instructions on lamps and bulbs.

The turn signals feature LED technology. Contact your service center in the event of a malfunction.

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