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Fog light replacement 2005 BMW X5

How do you replace a fog lamp on the 2005 BMW X5 (E53)?

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This link decribes how to change the Fog Lamp at Xoutpost.com. ( It is a forum for the X BMW's ). Good luck.

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Remove the cover and then the light can be removed and the light unit will come out competely

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Make sure everything is turned off on the car than remove the old busted one and take that to the dealer or parts store and purchase the bulb or the entire thing its very simple fog lamps are usually held on by 1 or 2 nuts and they come right off than just unhook the 2 wire to it black and red and your done installation is the reverse of this

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  1. Rotate the front fog lamp bulb/socket counterclockwise to release.
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