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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-07-2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,188
Posted By North Idaho X5
Thank you, Ordering one today. For $10 more I can...

Thank you, Ordering one today. For $10 more I can also get a supplemental package for 1999 Ford F250, mine has the 7.3 turbo diesel, so that will come in handy, I'm sure.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-07-2019, 11:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,188
Posted By North Idaho X5
As expected, the LCM 3 was the culprit. All it...

As expected, the LCM 3 was the culprit. All it needed was a re-code. Nice to FINALLY drive at night with both eyes lit up!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-06-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,188
Posted By North Idaho X5
Thank you for honoring me, I'll post what BMW...

Thank you for honoring me, I'll post what BMW says about it.


- Chris
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-06-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,188
Posted By North Idaho X5
Swapping the headlight assembly from D side to P...

Swapping the headlight assembly from D side to P side, P side lights up both assemblies' xenon high and low beam, halogen and turn signal - parking light as it should. D side won't light xenon on...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-01-2019, 03:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,188
Posted By North Idaho X5
Interesting, and also on the list of things to...

Interesting, and also on the list of things to check, thank you. I hope you get your bumper back on soon with a reliable set of lights. This single light Pirate Eye look just ain't right! ;)
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-01-2019, 03:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,188
Posted By North Idaho X5
Thank you, much appreciated. I'll look into that....

Thank you, much appreciated. I'll look into that. The X5 front end is currently all apart, but my schedule won't let me spend time on it for a few more days. Luckily, it's not a daily driver. But if...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-31-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,188
Posted By North Idaho X5
Thank you, the ballast, igniter, Headlight...

Thank you, the ballast, igniter, Headlight Control Unit and new bulb have been swapped over to the opposite side, where they all work fine. Thanks for the info, I'll keep an eye on the igniter and...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-30-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,188
Posted By North Idaho X5
thank you!

thank you!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-30-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,188
Posted By North Idaho X5
thank you!

thank you!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-30-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,188
Posted By North Idaho X5
Wasn't sure if the plugs were symmetrical, didn't...

Wasn't sure if the plugs were symmetrical, didn't want to damage anything if they weren't, so I'll try swapping the whole assembly.


Regarding the ALC, both low and high beams don't work. All...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-30-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,188
Posted By North Idaho X5
Will do, thanks!!

Will do, thanks!!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-30-2019, 03:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,188
Posted By North Idaho X5
Couldn't get to it till today, and still no luck....

Couldn't get to it till today, and still no luck. First I swapped the Ballast (#1). Passenger side still lights up just fine, nothing on the driver side. Then I swapped the HCU (#5), same result....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-26-2019, 03:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,188
Posted By North Idaho X5
VERY informative, thank you for the insight and...

VERY informative, thank you for the insight and the detailed graphics, I'm quickly getting educated, and I sincerely appreciate it. It's good to know that there are some very knowledgeable people...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-26-2019, 03:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,188
Posted By North Idaho X5
Many thanks, I'll be swapping the ballasts (#1)...

Many thanks, I'll be swapping the ballasts (#1) Sunday afternoon sometime, I'll let you know how it goes. You and others have been a great help, and I most certainly appreciate it! I'm really...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-25-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By North Idaho X5
Thank you, I will do so! - Chris

Thank you, I will do so!


- Chris
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-25-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,188
Posted By North Idaho X5
Thank you. I guess I got my terminology wrong,...

Thank you. I guess I got my terminology wrong, sorry. What was swapped from passenger side to driver side was #2 and #3 as shown. (I thought #2 was called the ballast). And you're right, when...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-25-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,188
Posted By North Idaho X5
Thank you, and please excuse my lack of...

Thank you, and please excuse my lack of knowledge, but I'm not sure what ignitor in PS is. Could you tell me what that is and how to test it?


- Chris
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-25-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By North Idaho X5
I'm the New Guy, and Here's My X5!!

Greetings from the snowy mountains of north Idaho!!


I'm new to this forum, and it's a pleasure to be here. Just bought my first BMW, and I absolutely love it. (except for the current headlight...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-25-2019, 06:13 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,188
Posted By North Idaho X5
Question Xenon Headlight Replaced, not working!

(2006 X5 E53 M54) The driver side xenon went pink, then blew a few days later. Per BMW manual, I lowered the bumper cover, took out both headlight assemblies. Opened rear cover, removed ballast and...
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