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  1. Ballast Lock Up?

    General E46 Forum
    I have had my 2004 E46 325xi for a year and a few days as of today. The one I purchased was equipped with the AL HID Xenon Headlights and unfortunately for me has caused me nothing but problems. The current problem however may turn out to be the most expensive. About 2 weeks ago my driver side...
  2. E46 M3 SOLD: OEM Xenon\HID Headlights

    Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.)
    SOLD I have a pair of OEM Xenon/HID headlights from a 2004 convertible M3 in excellent shape. Ballasts are included. Asking $500 + shipping OBO.
  3. E46 M3 SOLD: OEM Xenon/HID Headlights

    SOLD I have a pair of OEM Xenon/HID headlights from a 2004 convertible M3 in excellent shape. Ballasts are included. Asking $500 + shipping OBO.
  4. Driver Low beam headlight failure

    Lighting Forum
    Ok, I've read many post on this topic but have yet to find a valid conclusion to the matter. A month ago my driver side headlight randomly shut down on me, my first suspicion was that the bulb blew. The car being 13 years old, that only made sense to me. So i went and spent an arm and a leg on...
  5. Headlight Ballast

    E46 Touring
    I just purchased a 2004 325iT and the driver's-side headlight is out - the xenon doesn't work, the daytime running light does. The previous owner told me that his mechanic told him that the bulb and the wiring are fine - it's the ballast that needs replacing. I've done some reading and it...
  6. E46 M3 Passenger side complete headlight with ballasts and bulbs!

    Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.)
    New! $250 obo. Hella OEM headlight. Bi-xenon. Ballasts and bulbs included, pre-installed in the unit. Plug and play ready. This headlight has literally never been further than 2 feet from the box and packing. Never used. This complete light goes for over 850 dollars on Turnermotorsport...
  7. Diagnosing intermittent xenon failure, made a oops

    Lighting Forum
    So after some research on why my passenger side xenon bulb would intermittently go out (similar to this thread). Research led me to believe it might be the igniter but I first wanted to swap the bulbs around to rule them out. My big hands were making the process difficult and in the process...
  8. Any E46 Sold

    Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.)
    Sold Video of driver (and passenger..sold) fully operational.
  9. Headlight issue, all right side is out. E92

    E90, E91, E92 & E93 - General Forum
    Hi, my 2008 328i coupe has all front right headlights out except for hi beam. Is this likely ballast/ignitor? Angel eyes, low beam and adaptive light for turning (not blinker) are all out. I have only replaced lamps before and that was on an 06 325i. First lighting issues on this car thus far...
  10. headlight help

    Lighting Forum
    some recent updates are that I'm having trouble with my driver side ballast, and sometimes when I turn my car on the HID doesn't come on. Sometimes I have to start the car 2-3 times before it pops on. Replaced alternator, battery, bulbs, and ballast. (also replaced ballast looked fried so I...
  11. Xenon problems/headlight ground locations?

    General E46 Forum
    Alright, so I have exhausted multiple separate efforts in order to try to fix my intermittent/dead headlight problem on my 2003 325i. The passenger side headlight used to only intermittently go off and on and somewhat recently it just didn't come on again at all. I tried replacing the ballast...
  12. Help identifying plug on OEM Mitsubishi Ballast for ZKW Xenon Headlight

    Lighting Forum
    I'm retrofitting my stock ZKW Halogen headlights with aftermarket projectors. I just ordered a pair of OEM Ballasts. The ballasts have three plugs. I know what 2 of the plugs are for but I'm not sure about the third one. I've attached a couple of pictures. The only thing I can think of is...
  13. Xenon, bi-xenon, auto or not ???what???

    Lighting Forum
    2005 330XI WITH XENON FACTORY LIGHTS. I have been told they are Xenon, Bi-xenon, self leveling, auto this, and auto that. Surprisingly, while I have searched seemingly the world for definitive answers, including my original car sticker, I see nothing to indicate whether the lights are xenon or...
  14. HELP! Daytime running light keeps blowing

    General E46 Forum
    Hello, I recently had an issue with my passenger side Xenon. I narrowed the problem down to the Ballast. Purchased one off ebay and replaced it. Fired up fine. The second day, the driver side Xenon (opposite side) turned off, so i turned it off and on again, it fired up again, no problem...
  15. Where to mount Morimoto ballasts? Please help.

    Lighting Forum
    I am in the process of completing my halogen bi-xenon retrofit with Morimoto H1 3five kit from TRS. I would like to know how to mount the ballasts to the headlight before I take out my old headlights. I know that the OEM ballasts have a mount on the headlight itself, but they point up and...
  16. Any E46 NEW 2002-2005 BMW M3 325i 330i Ci Xi Xenon HID Headlight Ballast Controller Unit

    Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.)
    NEW 2002-2005 BMW M3 325i 330i Ci Xi Xenon HID Headlight Ballast Controller Unit Fits: 2002-2005 BMW 3 series (E46) Sedan & Wagon 2002-2003 BMW 3 series (E46) Coupe & Convertible 2002-2006 BMW M3 (E46) BMW Part # 63 12 6 918 593 / 63 12 7 176 068 / 63 12 6 912 114 / 63 12 6 907 496 New...
  17. Khoalty Replacement Resistor / Ballast for Eagle Eye LED Tail Lights

    Lighting Forum
    Khoalty replacement Resistor / Ballast for Eagle Eye LED Tail Lights Recently I was lucky enough to get sent a test set of these replacement resistors for my Eagle Eye LED tail lights. I’ve had EE tails for two years and the passenger side resistor that came with my tail lights had begun...
  18. 05 330ci headlight out

    DIY: Do It Yourself
    My recently purchased 05 330ci has stock HID xenon with autolevel and the lights turn when I turn (whatever that is called). Driver side low and high went out with error light on the dash and fog lights came on automatically. Took to dealer and they swapped xenon lamp control modules (ballast?)...
  19. HID Igniter

    General E46 Forum
    I recently swapped the driver's side igniter/ballast on my 01 330xi with an igniter from a 5 series, and Ive noticed that the light output is totally different from the OEM igniter/ballast....are they different voltages or is my lens foggy all of a sudden from the switch?....any info would be...
  20. 2001 330Ci Xenon's Flickering/Flashing, need advice.

    General E46 Forum
    I have a 2001 330Ci with factory Xenon's, and recently they have been flickering together every so often. Last night I turned on my lights and they constantly flash on and off at 1 second intervals, both at the same time. I was able to make it home on just my fogs, but I clearly cannot drive it...