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brianlamX 02-16-2007 07:43 AM

Got my OEM Xenon headlights, what's next?
 
Now got my OEM xenon headlights for my 99' saloon, what should I do next?

- Heard from someone that the polarity is opposite for xenon & halogen, is that true? Do I need to swap the wires before I plug the xenon in?

- What's best to do to eliminate the OBC check warning - installation of resistor pack? Pull fuse 32? or can I do reprogramming at dealership?

- Is it legal for me to upgrade the stock xenons to 6000K (I'm from UK btw), and are they D2S bulbs?

Any inputs welcome!

ca1242 02-16-2007 12:02 PM

NOt sure about the polarity, but you can tell by hooking it up before connecting it. I have never had any problems with polarity in US cars.

Most likely, you have an LCM that can't be programmed. On earlier E46s, you can just pull a fuse. Can't remember which one it is for sure. You can pull #32 and see what happens.

Not sure about the laws in UK, but they should be DS2s. Check the lights to make sure.


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