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Old 05-09-2011, 04:24 PM   #419
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Joined: Feb 2008
Location: Edmonton, AB CANADA
Oddometer: 77
headlight clampy thing failure!

Model: (xCountry)
ABS:ya man
Mileage at time of issue:30.5k
Date of occurrence:
Modifications (if any):

Description of Failure(s): Clamp thing that holds headlight bulb to the back of the headlight glass has seperated. Two of the four tiny little indents in the thin metal have given way. Now the bulb floats around giveing me about 3 feet of visibility at night...

Resolution (if any): Drill and tap a few tiny screws into the bulb holder metal??? No way im paying ~300$ for new headlight assembly!
This happen to anyone else?

PS: Checked my idle actuator valve (its been about 500km) and it only had a very thin layer of black sooty buildup sso far. (Removing right side cover provides direct access to the idle actuator)
2007-BMW X-Country 25409kms

Muckpee screwed with this post 05-09-2011 at 06:14 PM
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