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Old 07-08-2019, 07:22 AM
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Automatic lights questions

Hi, I have a 2001 X5 3.0d

I got the car used about 3 years ago. Its good automatic wipers and Xenon lights but no automatic switch on lights.

I had a hunch that the light switch was replaced because it has the headlight beam adjust dial which does nothing since Xenon lights.

So I found cheap a light switch with the A for automatic lights but when I replaced it and I set it to A automatic it just turns the lights on and when I turn off the key the display says LIGHTS ON and the small bulbs remain lit just as though I have the setting on lights.

Is it doesnt have automatic lights, i tried with VIN decoder and couldnt find it. Or maybe it just need programming the LCM ?
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Old 07-08-2019, 08:06 AM
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I believe there is also a sensor in the "Rain Sensor" attachment to the rear view mirror needed for proper operation.
If it is not in your VIN then you are not going to add it easily.
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Old 07-08-2019, 10:07 AM
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What is your ViN?

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What is your ViN?

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Old 07-09-2019, 10:55 AM
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Here you go....
It's not listed on yours individually but at the same time it does seem to have an Ireland specific package (may be included there) doubtful. Do your headlights have writing around the bezels?


https://www.mdecoder.com/decode/ln31199

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My ViN is LD77347 so you can see the differences. Example (S524A)

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My ViN is LD77347 so you can see the differences. Example (S524A)

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WHooa! Your list is impressive!

May I ask ? Yours says XENON LIGHTS and mine does not on the Mdecoder but mine has Xenon lights actually and they are original BMW parts, so much so that I hit the car and broke one and I bought a new one from BMW dealership.
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1st pic is your rain sensor (if you don't have the "A" on your headlight switch...that's all it does)
The 2nd pic is your DWA (anti-theft alarm siren system) status LED. It illuminates to let you know the status of your alarm system...and this should occur when you lock the car using one of your remote keys...or if you lock the car using the driver's door exterior lock cylinder.






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