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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. 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...
  3. Xenon Headlight Failure and Fix By Novice

    Lighting Forum
    Left xenon headlight failed about 9 months ago...replaced bulb and got erratic performance...would not come on with Auto. Reading this forum told me that I probably needed a new ballast and/or ignitor. I found some new OEM parts on eBay, and had everything ready, including a new Philips bulb...
  4. Ignitor Needed for 2001 330i

    Lighting Forum
    My passenger side bulb went out. When I went to change it, the plastic around the ignitor broke, on both sides, and can no longer hold onto the bulb. Does anyone have one I can purchase, or know where I can purchase a replacement? Here' the part #: 63126904548 Thanks!
  5. How to diagnose xenon bulb failure cause

    General E46 Forum
    Bought 2003 330ci in May 2014 with 62,500 miles. Read on this forum about how to reset Inspection Light, which involved turning ignition switch on and off...nobody mentioned to turn off Auto Headlight...after about three times, headlight warning light came on for driver's side...opened hood...
  6. Any E46 E46 AL Headlight ignitor tested and working

    Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.)
    My headlight wasn't working so I bought an ignitor and ballast and replacing the ballast solved the problem but the ignitor is working fine. So now I have a spare ignitor. For Xenon headlights, all cars where you have the same ignitor (99-06 BMW E46 with AL bixenon headlights). ZKW uses a...
  7. 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...
  8. CCFL Inverter Replacement Issues - HELP!

    Lighting Forum
    I have DEPO P46's with CCFL angel eyes I bought from Khoalty about 4 years ago. While everything works perfectly, my inverters have gone bad from time to time. 2 years after installation, one of them went out. I emailed Khoa and had two replacement inverters sent to me. Another year later, the...
  9. ballast or ignitor problem?

    Lighting Forum
    03 325i (4d) left xenon wouldn't turn on once in 3 times, worsening with time. Most of the cases would come on in a few minutes. I swapped bulbs and problem disappeared for several weeks after which the problem resurfaced on the left side again. How can i check if the problem is in the ballast...
  10. Wtb: Face lift sedan leds

    Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.)
    I have a bad tail light and and bad head light. I have already changed the buld..... My next step for the head light is the ignitor.... I need one of those too. I am ready to buy today. I will pay pal you today. I would like eagle eye smoked leds for a face lift (2004) sedan, but i will take...
  11. WTB: xenon ignitor

    Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.)
    headlight went out so i need to pick up another ignitor for I believe an AL projector. looks like this
  12. FS Pair of OEM AL (Bosch) Ballast and Ignitors

    Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.)
    $160 for the pair. Buyer pays shipping and Paypal fees. I bought these from speedsation earlier in the year ( thinking I would use these to replace my ballasts on my Projector46. And now I need a new ballast, I find out I can't use these...
  13. WTB Xenon Igniter part #63126925648

    Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.)
    WTB Xenon Igniter part #63126925648