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remove upper air intake splash shield.remove the headlight housing retaining bolts and pull the housing assembly out to access the bulbs.rotate bulb holder counterclockwise to remove bulbs.WARNING YOU NEED TO WEAR CLEAN GLOVE TO REPLACE HEADLIGHT BULBS BECAUSE THEY ARE HALOGEN BULBS. IF YOU TOUCH HALOGEN BULBS WITH BARE HANDS. OILS FROM SKIN WILL CAUSE HALOGEN BULBS TO OVERHEAT BLOW OUT SO WEAR CLEAN DRY GLOVES.
Hello, check under the engine hood. There could be a couple of black boxes with lids on them. Inside of these boxes are some fuses and relays. Under the lids of these boxes will be description of what fuses and relays are located in the box. Also, look around and see if you can locate the wind shield wipers electric plugs. Check this plug for corrosion, if it is corroded then clean the contact and use some dielectric grease on this plug. GB...stewbison
Dear Always use latest technology bulbs in your car headlights. I have face same problem with my Car headlights but after buying latest car headlights my problem has been solved now since then no problem arise with my car headlights. I suggest you to have a look on these headlights for your 1992 BMW
BMW E38 99-01 HID TYPE 7 Series 1PC Halo Amber Projector Headlights
Halo & L.E.D.
Bottom of the Headlight:
Ballast Bracket, Halo Wires(red/black)
Turn Signal Adaptor
10mm - 8mm socket
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Remove the facotry headlight from the BMW. First remove the front panel cover below the headlight to access the bottom screw of the headlight housing. There is also two screws on the top of the housing.
Once you have remove the headlight, turn the headlight around and remove the bracket that holds the Ballast. Then remove the ballast using a philip screwdriver.
Unplug the wire from the ballast, and then remove the Xenon Plug from the housing. Put the Ballast aside.
Carefully remove the D2S Xenon Bulb from the factory housing. Once you have remove the bulb, transfer the bulb to the Spyder headlights.
Remove the bracket from the Spyder Headlight, and then install the ballast on the housing like the original. Once you have put the ballast on, put the bracket back on.
Remove the Panel Cover bracket from the original headlight to the new Spyder Headlights as shown here.
Install the Spyder turn signal socket if the orignal does not fit, unplug the factory plug from the harness and plug the new one on.
Install the Spyder Headlight back on to the vehicle. Plug the Harness back on, the halo/L.E.D. Wires is connect to the Parking lights. These wires are optional to your vehicle, you do not have to wire them together.
Factory Xenon Headlight
Spyder Projector Headlight using Factory Xenon Lights
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remove the pins and the plastic shield over the headlight housing.pull straight up on the 2 clips to release housing from ball studs , twist and withdraw the bulbs from housing!! do not touch bulbs, oil from skin will make them blow out quicker, if need be use a pair of clean gloves to be safe, installation the reverse of removal!!!
It's a bulb replacement. If it's anything similar to my Audi, there is a cover on the back of the headlight housing that you pop off. Then you can reach in, pull the wire connector off the bulb, and unclip a metal retainer over the bulb, and pull the bulb out. Installation of the new one is the reverse. Just be SURE not to touch the glass part of the bulb. Skin oils can cause a halogen bulb to burn very hot and burn out very quickly. If you do touch the glass, wipe it gently but thoroughly on a cotton cloth to clean it off before you install it.