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X5 break lights

Left or right break light keeps going off but the bulb is ok

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  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    it breaks as I move to teh right and upwards

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Hi there!

Check the Earth / return wires for these lamps. Often just screwed to a piece of chassis. If there is corrosion on the connector, then you will get an intermittent fault.

Unusual that both lights are doing this - usually just the one is affected.

Hope this enables the problem to be solved; If it does , please take a moment to rate as Fixya. Thanks.

Posted on Jun 16, 2008

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