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#1 (permalink) Old 02-20-2009, 08:13 AM
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Check Side Lights Message

Maybe its me but can't figure out what lights I am supposed to check?

Can someone direct me to the lights that may be in need of a bulb replacment?

Everything I check on my 2002 525 seems to be fine.

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Side lights are side lights? ah! you may call them parking lights ?

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US spec cars need to have parking lights visible from the side of the car, front and rear.

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No side lights defined in the user manual. Are we talking the sides of the front and rear light fixtures? I don't see any bad bulbs .....
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I had the same problem, but I cant remember off hand which light I replaced. I could see a bulb out, but could not find it. I was looking down in the fender on the side of the headlight assy. It turned out to be a bulb up near the headlights that lights that area up down in the fender. Hope that helps.
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Side lights, also known as sidemarkers -- the lights on either front fender.

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UK side lights are:

Rear red x 2 the same lights as when you turn on the lights.

Front x 2 these are located in the dip beam internal lense and take a W5W 501 bulb.

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