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Old 06-22-2014, 08:18 AM   #1
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Xenon self leveling only passenger side

Hello,

I just did a xenon retrofit on my e46 2002 facelift 330d touring with front and rear level sensor.

I have replaced and flashed my LCM to go with the car specs and everything works like a charm.

The problem I have is that the driver side light is always pointing down, it doesn't go down and up when I turn the key like the passenger side.

When I remove the connector to the levelling motor on the passenger side, driver side starts to work and will dip down and up when turning the key.
So the motor on drivers side headlight seems to work.

But I don't have any clue why it's behaving like that.

Can it be that either rear or front sensor is bad? But it would be strange when the passenger side is actually auto levelling it self when I drive.

I used PA Soft to flash my new LCM is it something else I need to code?

My LCM does have "auto" mode but I don't have the light & rain sensor, could that cause such behaviour?

I have searched google inside & out without anything like my behaviour.

In desperate help // Samir Sliti
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Old 06-22-2014, 07:10 PM   #2
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Ok i have solved the problem.

It was the stepper motor that was faulty.
Well didn't need to replace it just opened it up and lubricated the threads on the shaft inside the motor.
Really easy construction.
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Old 06-22-2014, 08:41 PM   #3
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good fix. i'll have to keep this in mind in case I ever run into the same problem.
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Old 12-04-2014, 03:35 AM   #4
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Do you have any DIY for this?

I'm running in the same problem
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Old 12-04-2014, 12:37 PM   #5
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^ If you need to see how to take the headlight apart you can use my vid which has those steps there

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No sorry no diy.
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