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      08-23-2010, 09:51 PM   #1
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Euro-Spec E92 - Amber LED in Headlight

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Just a quick question for our Euro-Spec E92 members...
Do you guys have this Amber LED light active on your 335 E92's?
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If not, can you tell if there is a LED located there on your Euro-Spec E92's that is just inactive?
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Bump. I would like to know this info as well
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      12-21-2010, 12:51 PM   #3
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In Europe side marker (parking) light can’t be amber. It must be clear.
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but do you have the single LED in addition to the parking lights?

i believe it is called a "city light"
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but do you have the single LED in addition to the parking lights?

i believe it is called a "city light"
There is no additional light. The AE has low intensity for parking light and high intensity for daylight driving light.
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There is no additional light. The AE has low intensity for parking light and high intensity for daylight driving light.
thank you! this is exactly what i needed to know.

was wondering if the LED needs to be physically snipped to disable it, or if it can be coded out.

tried adjusting sidemarker_us and completely switching to euro regional settings, neither of which turned the LED off.
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I moved to Switzerland and my E92 from Canada did not pass the Swiss inspection because of the amber LED in headlights.

My BMW garage says that there is no was to unplug it, change the bulbs, or reprogram anything...the only way is to change the whole light system - with a cost of $3500 USD!

What about this coding off? Should a BMW garage be able to do that??
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I moved to Switzerland and my E92 from Canada did not pass the Swiss inspection because of the amber LED in headlights.

My BMW garage says that there is no was to unplug it, change the bulbs, or reprogram anything...the only way is to change the whole light system - with a cost of $3500 USD!

What about this coding off? Should a BMW garage be able to do that??
I don’t think you have to get new headlights. I have European E92 now but I brought another car from Canada. I passed the inspection by cutting wire for the amber parking light. European E92 is using AE for parking light.
Another think you have to do is paint over the side reflector on the front fender and change to European light switch to get rear fog light.
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I'm now in the middle of the US to EU spec-hassle....

I already ordered 2.hand EU frontlights but I was wondering about "all the amber" in the front - it is just not the corner (parking) light that is amber. The front indicator light is also amber continuously...does the car have to be reprogrammed in order to shut down the "continuous amber" in the indicators..??
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I'm now in the middle of the US to EU spec-hassle....

I already ordered 2.hand EU frontlights but I was wondering about "all the amber" in the front - it is just not the corner (parking) light that is amber. The front indicator light is also amber continuously...does the car have to be reprogrammed in order to shut down the "continuous amber" in the indicators..??
There is a discussion around this topic going on on the englishforum.ch. I'm in the middle of the same crap...
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