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#1 (permalink) Old 02-19-2005, 11:20 AM
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Hey guys,

I don't know if anyone else is having this problem but I just noticed the other night the headlights on our X5 tends to pulse when in extremely cold weather. It has been very cold in DC lately, especially in the evenings, so when my wife and are are in the car, we are using a lot of it's power to keep us warm. We both have our heated seats on high, I have the heated steering wheel on, and both of us have our climate control set to pretty warm. When I all of this is going on and the lights are on, I notice that the headlights tend to pulse . What I mean is that they go from normal to dim to normal to dim over and over again. My wife doesn't really notice it, and it's not really a bother, but I'm just cursios to know if I'm the only one that notices this? Anyways, is this normal or am I just crazy?

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This is pretty normal when using the heated seats. The seat heater put a huge load on the charging system.

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