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3-Series (E21, E30) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1975-1983 and 1984-1991 line. Specific models: BMW 315, BMW 316, BMW 318, BMW 318i, BMW 320/4, BMW 320i, BMW 320/6, BMW 323i, BMW 320i. E30 Family models include: BMW 325e, BMW 325i, BMW 325is, BMW 325ix.

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Old 07-21-2004, 02:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
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When I have my car at Low beam only the passenger side low beam works. So I assumed that the drivers side low beam bulb was burnt out, but when I put on the high beam BOTH drivers side bulbs are working, but than only( one) HIGH beam is on in the passenger side. So I assume I have a problem with bulbs or wiring or fuses? I dont know too much about the chassis electrical wiring diagrams and all that Im just confused, can one of you clarify my problem?

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Old 07-22-2004, 08:24 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I have a similar problem on a 1985 325e. The drivers low beam is out, but all four come on when brights are flashed. I am not trying to hijack your thread, but thought it curious that it could be electrical. All of the fuses are good.
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Old 07-22-2004, 10:47 PM   #3 (permalink)
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theres a realay that runs it through the high beams so all you have to do is buy a new bulb and itll fix it! well not really a relay but you know what i meaN! seriously whyask! just buy anew bulb!

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Old 07-23-2004, 02:07 AM   #4 (permalink)
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uh, to clear it up, the Low beams use a dual filiment, one for use in low beam and one for high beam. so if the low or high filiment burns out, u still have the other one left. All you have to do is buy a new bulb/sealed beem.
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Old 07-23-2004, 12:51 PM   #5 (permalink)
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uh, to clear it up, the Low beams use a dual filiment, one for use in low beam and one for high beam. so if the low or high filiment burns out, u still have the other one left. All you have to do is buy a new bulb/sealed beem.
yea thats what iwas trying to say but smarter! but come on! haha

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Old 07-23-2004, 02:06 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Alright thanks guys.
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Alright thanks guys.
haha yeah, im glad you got your light working again hahaha

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