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  1. 2003 325i xenon headlights burnt

    General E46 Forum
    Hello does anyone have a cost effective solution to this well known problem ? is there anywhere I can buy new projector bowls ? This is crazy how they burn like that and stop working.
  2. Certain instrument lights are very dim while the rest work fine

    General E46 Forum
    Hi Everyone, this is my first itme posting so here it goes. Certain lights on my instrument cluster as well as on the radio and climate control are extremely dim (but definitely still lit) while the rest appear fine and adjust appropriately when I play with the dimmer to the left of the...
  3. e46 Electrical Problems

    General E46 Forum
    Hi guys, Tonight when I was leaving work I went outside to warm up my car before I left as I usually do. I went out, turned on my carand started up without any problems problems. when I turned on my headlights I noticed they were really dim. After further analysis I noticed that my cluster was...
  4. Headlight Reflector Bowl Burnout DIY

    Lighting Forum
    Problem: Heat output from Xenon bulbs in 2001-2005 3 Series causes the reflector bowl in the Xenon Headlight Assembly to discolor (usually a burnt brown) that diminishes the light output, thus causing the entire headlight assembly to look very dark. Apparently this is a rather common problem...
  5. Zkw projector bowls shot

    Lighting Forum
    Hi I own a 2004 BMW 325i and I too am a victim of the burned out ZKW projector bowls. I was wondering if you could just simply purchase the AL Lenses with the brakets, then simply use the bulbs and ballasts that I already have? I really like to keep my car OEM as much as possible but if the...