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Old 08-27-2004, 09:13 AM   #1
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How to replace front turn signal bulb? 00 328i

Looks like the drivers side turn signal bulb burnt out (I hope thats it compared to an electrical issue). I took a quick peek before work to see how easy it would be to replace. Doesn't look so easy - so, I do I replace it? What needs to be removed to get at the bulb and what kind of bulb is it?
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Old 08-27-2004, 09:37 AM   #2
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Read the owner's manual. You need a screwdriver to release the corner light, very simple.
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Old 08-27-2004, 09:49 AM   #3
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Read the owner's manual. You need a screwdriver to release the corner light, very simple.
.........all you need is a thing, long screwdriver to push down on a lever (use a flashlight to see where you're pushing) and at the same time, pull the corner light to release.

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Any idea what type of bulb I need to get? Figured I stop at Champion auto on the way home to get the bulb......
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Old 08-27-2004, 10:00 AM   #5
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Any idea what type of bulb I need to get? Figured I stop at Champion auto on the way home to get the bulb......
I don't think they have it at Champion, you need a 2-pin bulb, I believe it's an 1156 or 1157 bulb

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champion should be able to look up the bulb type for your car. Alternatively you can check www.sylvania.com under the automotive lighting application section for the details.
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1156 bulb use nail filer to file down on side or its a 7506 bulb exact fit. theres a hole right on top of corner lense when u pop hood. use flathead to push down to release then pull a little on lense while doing so to come out.
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