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Right hand side light failures

Postby Darren_mcneill » Thu, 11 Oct 2012 17:59:12 UTC

Just a query really. My e60 has had failures on the right brake light, right reverse light, right dipped beam.

Is this simply bulbs or a fuse? Just seems strange that it is just the right hand side?

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Re: Right hand side light failures

Postby gixer103 » Thu, 11 Oct 2012 18:35:37 UTC

I would say yes its the fuse they are located in the boot on the right hand side behind the carpet trim
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Re: Right hand side light failures

Postby Sohaib » Thu, 11 Oct 2012 20:21:46 UTC

Hi I had the same problem but on the rear passenger side, when I opened it up I found the metal connector on the wiring unit was charred (burnt like) not the fuse. I went to a local indy and he soldered the main wire directly and works well since 6 Months on. He did mention this is a common fault and had done a few of this in his time.
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