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Old 10-28-2009, 03:31 AM   #1 (permalink)
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NEED HELP WITH interior lights, E46 318i !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Hi there,

i have a BMW 318i E46 1998.
i had standard interior lights but they were stolen from my car i have purchase crystal M3 interior lights which fit an look great just one problem i am missing a wire from my standard plugs to make the extra lights work but the ones i bought from the uk came with the plug i need and some of the wire, essentially what i need is some help as to how i could wire these to work in my car any help or points in the right direction would be great...
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Old 10-29-2009, 03:12 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Please guys im getting desperate for help i cant find anything on the net
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Old 10-29-2009, 04:34 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Maybe post some photos of the vehicle wiring that you have and the connector on the new fitting, someone might come up with some suggestions
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i cant get a pic but i drew a diagram in paint hope it helps.... this is my front dome light FYI

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hope you can help... does anyone know where i can find wiring diagrams for a M3 around my year model or that would have these crystal inside lights, or correct me if im wrong but do this light come in other cars...
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Missing cable interior lights

Hi beemajas.

I'm new here and this is my first post.
I got the same problem that you, same lights, same missing cable.
You solve it? Any advice?
If you found a way to make it work, please send me anything... a diagram, photos or else. If not, I will write you as soon I find a solution.
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i have been just to busy to keep searching for the answer, i have the middle light working atm just not the other 2. if you get the answer please post it here. thanks
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