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      12-22-2012, 03:05 PM   #22
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Drives: 2009 328i
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Wellington, FL

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My 2009 328i now has the rear LED light failure and the dealer will not cover this under warranty. I see that you were able to get the LED boards out of the sealed plastic light housing. Before I start prying open the housing, do you have any details on how you did this? I believe you need to part the red lens plastic from the grey body to get at the LED boards - it looks like this is bonded together with an adhesive.

Any pointers you can provide would be helpful...better than buying a new light from BMW.

My outer lights are out and the main LEDS flash when 12V is applied. Oddly enough the main LEDS work fine if I drop the DC voltage down to about 9V.

Last edited by WellingtonMark; 12-22-2012 at 03:40 PM. Reason: typo