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Old 12-14-2007, 05:18 PM   #1
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My Ride: 03 330xi
03 330xi rt xenon not coming on intermitant

When I turn on my headlights, especially in cold weather, the right side doesnt always come on. Usually I can get it to light if I turn the lights on and off a bunch of times.
Does this sound like I need a new igniter? Any DIY on this?

Thanks guys. Love the sight. Wish I would have found it 100,000 miles ago.
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Old 12-14-2007, 07:47 PM   #2
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I had the same problem, I replaced the Ignitor and it fixed it perfectly. Now i have the other side acting up as well. I would look on Ebay for the part to get it cheap. The part new from BMW will cost around $300. I paid roughly 30 for one on ebay. There are also some good DIY posts on here about Ignitor replacements. Good luck
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Old 12-14-2007, 08:58 PM   #3
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Thanks man! I'll def try that.
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