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Old 10-16-2012, 01:02 PM   #1
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DRL Woes....

I have a 2003 325i Touring, with premium and sport packages.

I'm curious if my DRL's have been disengaged. I live in Canada and need them. I have the bi xenon HID's and auto lights. But the DRL's do not come on.

Two questions:
Which bulbs are supposed to function as DRL's?
When do they click on, when put into drive or e-brake released?
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Old 10-16-2012, 01:05 PM   #2
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high beams. on at all times. flash your high beams, if they light up, then your DRLs have been coded off. need to code them back on.

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Old 10-16-2012, 01:10 PM   #3
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The halogen high beams function as the DRL. They come on when you put the key into position 1. As far as I know, the HID aren't used as DRL.

Probably need to recode them.
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Old 10-16-2012, 01:26 PM   #4
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Awesome thanks guys. One more question is there software one could purchase to do coding at home?
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Old 10-16-2012, 01:34 PM   #5
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There's a BMW Scanner program available from an online retailer. After recent crap, I am almost ready to order it, I'd like to run my car with deleted corners at night amongst other things. It looks a bit difficult but I'm sure it'll be worth the effort.

I don't have the link available with me at the moment as I'm not home. Someone else will probably update you.
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Old 10-17-2012, 09:20 AM   #6
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for fellow canuck

you will need this device for coding
http://www.xcar360.com/bmw-scanner-1...scan-tool.html
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Old 10-18-2012, 07:15 PM   #7
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Have you purchased one of these? Does it work well?
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Old 10-18-2012, 07:15 PM   #8
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Also I have a WIFI OBD2 Scanner, do you know if you can link the two?
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Old 10-18-2012, 07:18 PM   #9
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Also I have a WIFI OBD2 Scanner, do you know if you can link the two?
you need a specific bmw software such pa 1.4,inpa,navcoder...
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Do you know if the wifi one is compatible with any of those?
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Old 10-19-2012, 08:48 AM   #11
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Have you purchased one of these? Does it work well?
yes i did purchase it from them and it works great, was able to code my oem alarm system, enable/disable DRL, power, program convenience options, etc.. it also informs you of any error codes on your car.
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for fellow canuck

you will need this device for coding
http://www.xcar360.com/bmw-scanner-1...scan-tool.html
I need to get one of these

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for fellow canuck

you will need this device for coding
http://www.xcar360.com/bmw-scanner-1...scan-tool.html
Just got one!!!
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