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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 01-12-2005, 04:40 PM   #1 (permalink)
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88 325 with no lights on left side of cluster-turn signal, spedo or fuel.
bulbs are all good-connections good in back. Bad board? Is the power input for lights divided or does it come thru 1 plug?
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Old 01-12-2005, 06:24 PM   #2 (permalink)
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i'm sure it's divided.

iv'e had mine apart before with only half the cables still attached and only had half the dash lights come on.

which lights are on which circuit i'm afraid i can't help you with.
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there is a bunch of wires going into the dash on the left side just behind up from the lights and dimmer switch, try wiggling those and it may help, or try banging the dashboard on the left side, i had the same problem and it works perfect now...
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You might want to check your fuses and see if any are blown. Also, purchase the Bently Handbook for the E30 3 series class of BMW, and it has lots of Troubleshooting and such, and has lots and lots of help.
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Also, purchase the Bently Handbook for the E30 3 series class of BMW, and it has lots of Troubleshooting and such, and has lots and lots of help.
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