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Old 01-23-2013, 10:49 AM   #1
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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.
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Old 01-23-2013, 04:53 PM   #2
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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.
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Old 01-23-2013, 07:31 PM   #3
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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
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yea pretty much. you'll need to bake the headlight to even see what the problem is.
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Old 01-23-2013, 07:35 PM   #5
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Bake the headlight?
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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
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Ohh really might just be easier to buy a used headlight
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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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