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taz1985 9 posts 39 months [report] [news]Saturday 10th August 2013 As long as keys are out its fine to work on the lighting system. (But disconnecting battery is allways wise if BluMiniMe View Public Profile Send a private message to BluMiniMe Find all posts by BluMiniMe View iTrader Profile #6 12-23-2005, 06:45 AM 1FSTMINI 6th Gear iTrader: (2) Join Now I'm noticing that my passenger side headlight work sometimes and sometimes doesn't. Mini Mania 34,073 views 13:17 MINI Cooper Torchstar LED High Beam / DRL Conversion Review/Install - Duration: 5:20. Source

One of my xenon headlights doesn't always work. Which bulb is burned out? Like Reply | Report as offensive | Link Sun 9 Sep 2007 09:55 Xenon headlight issue and replacing run flat tyres - Pugugly {P} What's the warranty status ? Rawhyde nukeedit Gumballer said about 1 month later: Yes great write up.

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I have MCS with xenons which but they are both levelled down and do not varied at all. Normally speaking, when your headlight have problem, check out the fuse first, if it’s ok, then replace the factory fit xenon control unit box ballast is ok, because from our many It's a real problem, cos I'm in Kosovo where the only thing cops want to pull me over for is not having headlights lit. Will await the pics, my theory is it still the igniter, especially when you mentioned turning off and on until it stayed on?

as if the ignitor needed to build up some current before it would work. Does anyone else have any other picsof the igniter? As I've said - the only thing I haven't changed is the ballast module inside the headlight assembly since it's such a pain to access. Mini Cooper Headlight Fuse So i know its not the bulb.

but mine is wasted now anyways I'll get some pics for you guys later. Bmw Mini Headlight Problems said about 4 hours later: Very nice, Murray :) nukeedit Matt said 4 days later: Hey mike c., even better on the 2007 MINI we will have the Bi-Xenon lamps! Cville Auto 30,740 views 2:48 How to install a HID / Xenon kit with Anti Flicker Capacitors/ Error Code Canceller STEALTH AUTO - Duration: 3:11. Getting different advice everywhere?

There are some upgraded lamps available but be cautious as they do not meet some state standards. R53 Xenon Headlights completely out of the car to try to get at what I believe is the "Igniter" or ballast module inside. Loading... About Press Copyright Creators Advertise Developers +YouTube Terms Privacy Policy & Safety Send feedback Try something new!

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This kind of failure is almost certainly an electrical component going bad. You need to have sensors added to the suspension, as detailed in the article as well as all the wiring harnesses in addition to the actual light modules themselves. Mini Cooper Headlight Igniter Why pay for diagnosis if they don't diagnose? Mini Cooper Headlights Not Working This type of light is often referred to as an HID or High-Intensity Discharge light as well as by Bi-Xenon, or Xenon, named after the gas that sustains the arcing electrodes.

Alan Buckley 13,081 views 1:28 Loading more suggestions... this contact form Close Yeah, keep it Undo Close This video is unavailable. Does anyone have any idea what my problem is and/or how to replace the bulb itself? we recently transfered to Japan under Military orders and brought our MCS. Mini Cooper Ballast

I am at a complete loss at this point. For the big difference in the light output, the weight is negligable. Mini have changed the Xenon's three times now with the same effect. have a peek here It is not necessary to replace the xenon bulb in the other lamp.

Email us the production year and model of your car. 3. Ask for the £300 back. I have had the fuses out and with a bit of jiggery pokery and persistence, the headlamps come back on.

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If so a new one would have a tighter grip on the terminals. This is achieved by the ballast delivering 85 volts to the arcing electrodes. Log In Log In User Name Remember Me? Thanks for your help Reply With Quote Rahbi View Public Profile Send a private message to Rahbi Find More Posts by Rahbi 08-02-2013, 01:25 PM #4 Rahbi Stage 0 -

CORRECTION Notes: This Service Information only refers to headlamps supplied by AL (Automotive Lighting). Human Verification In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in I cannot decide whether I need to fit winter tyres to my Nissan Pathfinder (2006) or a decent 4x4 tyre. Check This Out I can remove it from the bulb but I cannot see where the wires go?

Those are H7 bulbs and are fairly easy to replace....just be careful lining up the mounting clip that holds the bulb in place. SUBJECT Xenon Headlamp Failure MODEL R50 (Cooper), R53 (Cooper S) with option 522 (Xenon headlamps) Vehicles produced March 1, 2004 to June 30, 2004. Can you direct me to a website where I can purchase replacement parts? And how much does it cost to replace?

Share Share this post on Digg Technorati Twitter ALD0 is offline Quote Quick Reply post #12 of 20 (permalink) Old Apr 23rd, 2008, 10:27 AM PintOfKittens MINI2 Newbie The light in question continues to be flaky. see if BMW will actually take this into account. Something to keep in mind when parting with $500 for these babies.

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