Low Beam Check Relay - BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com
BMW Forum BMW Forum

Auto Insurance

» Featured Product
Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 3-Series (E21, E30)
Register Home Forum Active Topics Gallery / Showroom Auto Loans Garage Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Auto EscrowInsurance

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.

BimmerWerkz.com is the premier BMW Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-17-2007, 08:23 AM   #1 (permalink)
3rd Gear Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Poquoson, VA
Car:
Posts: 591
Photos:
Bear is an unknown quantity at this point
Low Beam Check Relay

I have a 1990 325ic and the low beams do not work (they work with the high beams) I understand this is a multi-filament lamp and the fuses are good so I, again (did this six months ago) suspect the low beam relay. However, there is a low beam check relay as well, and can someone tell me what this does.
Bear is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 08-17-2007, 11:23 PM   #2 (permalink)
5th Gear Member
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: NC
Car: Opening soon:
Posts: 1,118
Photos:
Starmavin is a jewel in the roughStarmavin is a jewel in the roughStarmavin is a jewel in the roughStarmavin is a jewel in the rough
No, stock head lamps are not multi-filament. The low beam check relay activates the warning lamp system above the rear view mirror (if equipped). Your problem sounds like a bad low beam relay or a fault in your combination switch. Unless your head lamps are aftermarket, then you could have other electrical issues.
Starmavin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-18-2007, 10:22 AM   #3 (permalink)
3rd Gear Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Poquoson, VA
Car:
Posts: 591
Photos:
Bear is an unknown quantity at this point
Check Relay

Thank you. I was under the impression that the low beams had dual filiments so they could work as a low beam or in conjunction with the high beams. You may have no low beam but turn on the high beams and the lows work along with the high beams.
Bear is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 3-Series (E21, E30)


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Inspection I iantosca 3-Series (E36) 5 09-18-2004 12:18 AM
Fog Light Modification E39 ViewMaster Bimmer Talk/Motorsports Talk 1 10-25-2003 11:09 PM
service questions thamindzzeye 3-Series (E36) 4 04-30-2003 02:40 PM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:10 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.