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ckbeep 01-23-2013 11:49 AM

E46 325ci xenon problem
I just replaced the d2s bulbs in my car with Philips. When I did the passenger side the low beam assembly inside was sloppy. I took the ignitor off for more room. I can move the low beam part side to side and whatnot. It is very sloppy. Is there a mount it mounts to.

The driver side is not like this. It is sturdy in there.

sillieidiot 01-23-2013 05:53 PM

it mounts to a metal cage that holds the projector. usually that is very firm. the only other thing i can think of is that you broke the arm that allows for up/down adjustment.

ckbeep 01-23-2013 08:31 PM

I just bought the car and it was already like this I just found out when I went to replace the bulb.

Do I need to pull the headlight off car and take it apart to fix it

sillieidiot 01-23-2013 08:32 PM

yea pretty much. you'll need to bake the headlight to even see what the problem is.

ckbeep 01-23-2013 08:35 PM

Bake the headlight?

sillieidiot 01-23-2013 08:45 PM

to take the headlight lens off. i'm assuming the car in your profile is correct. in which it is a facelift coupe with sealed headlights

ckbeep 01-23-2013 08:49 PM

Ohh really might just be easier to buy a used headlight

sillieidiot 01-23-2013 09:06 PM

i guess, but it could just be nothing or small fix. probably save you some money. though if you were intent on buying a used headlight anyways, this would be a good time to learn how to bake your headlights in case you want to install angel eyes later

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