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Old 07-21-2009, 05:26 AM   #1 (permalink)
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eyebrows not working

Hi,
Eyebrows on my 520i e60 do not work at all. There are no error messages on the iDrive and all the fuses are ok.
What could be the problem?

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what do you mean by eyebrows?
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Yea thats what I was thinking ???????
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what do you mean by eyebrows?
Yellow LED lights.
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Never seen them on a BMW, any pics ??. Ah found some wicked:


There must be a fuse somewhere for them are you angels working ?
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Everything else works fine.
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There has to be a fuse for them.
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Well I checked all the fuses in the trunk and in the glow box - they're all fine.
I read somewhere that someone also had the same problem and solved it by performing software update.
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You are correct there's a glitch in the software, chap on here says it takes 10 minutes at a dealer:

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It was a software problem. I went to the dealer. It took them about an hour to install new software.
Everything works now.
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Software problems...whatever happened to a good old fashioned relay. On a serious note, I've heard about the problem before and I'm glad you got it sorted out.
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