BMW X5 Owners & Service Manuals

BMW X5: Headlights

REMOVING AND INSTALLING/REPLACING LEFT HEADLIGHT

Operation is described in:

Removing and installing/replacing left headlight (adaptive headlight).

REMOVING AND INSTALLING/REPLACING RIGHT HEADLIGHT

Operation is described in:

Removing and installing left headlight.

REMOVING AND INSTALLING OR REPLACING LEFT HEADLIGHT (XENON HEADLIGHT)

Operation is described in:

Removing and installing/replacing left headlight (adaptive headlight).

REMOVING AND INSTALLING RIGHT HEADLIGHT (XENON HEADLIGHT)

Operation is described in:

Removing and installing left headlight.

REMOVING AND INSTALLING OR REPLACING LEFT HEADLIGHT (ADAPTIVE HEADLIGHT)

WARNING: Follow instructions for handling light bulbs (exterior lights).

Necessary preliminary tasks:

Release bolts (1).

Disconnect plug connection (2).

Unclip wiring harness (3).

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Fig. 4: Identifying Plug Connection, Wiring Harness And Bolts

Release bolts (1).

Press side panel (2) outwards slightly and feed out headlight towards rear.

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Fig. 5: Pressing Side Panel

Installation:

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Fig. 6: Identifying Knurled Screws

Replacement:

REMOVING AND INSTALLING/REPLACING RIGHT HEADLIGHT (ADAPTIVE HEADLIGHT)

Operation is described in:

Removing and installing left headlight.

REPLACING DRIVE/ELECTRONICS BOX FOR RIGHT ADAPTIVE HEADLIGHT

Operation is described in:

Replacing drive/electronics box for left adaptive headlight.

REPLACING CONTROL UNIT FOR LEFT XENON HEADLIGHT

WARNING: Version with xenon headlights: Danger to life due to high voltage! Therefore, before removing, disconnect all components from the power supply (lighting system and ignition off).

Work on the entire xenon lighting system (control unit, ignition unit with bulb) may only be carried out by specialist personnel.

Necessary preliminary tasks:

Remove left headlight.

Release screws (1).

Lift control unit (2) off headlight.

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Fig. 7: Identifying Headlight Control Unit

Disconnect plug connection (1).

Remove control unit (2).

Installation:

Make sure sealing sleeve (3) is correctly seated.

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Fig. 8: Identifying Plug Connection, Control Unit With Sealing Sleeve

REPLACING CONTROL UNIT FOR RIGHT XENON HEADLIGHT

Operation is described in:

Replacing control unit for left xenon headlight.

REPLACING IGNITION UNIT FOR LEFT XENON HEADLIGHT (WITH XENON BULB)

WARNING: Version with xenon headlights: Danger to life due to high voltage! Therefore, before removing, disconnect all components from the power supply (lighting system and ignition off).

Work on the entire xenon lighting system (control unit, ignition unit with bulb) may only be carried out by specialist personnel.

Unlock retaining tab (1) and remove cover (2) from headlight.

Installation:

Make sure cover (2) is correctly seated on headlight.

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Fig. 9: Removing Cover From Headlight

Disconnect plug connection (1).

Unlock spring wire clips (2).

Remove ignition unit for xenon headlight (3) from headlight.

Installation:

Make sure ignition unit (3) is exactly seated in headlight.

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Fig. 10: Identifying Plug Connection And Wire Clips With Ignition Unit

REPLACING RIGHT IGNITION UNIT FOR RIGHT XENON HEADLIGHT

Operation is described in:

Replacing ignition unit for left xenon headlight.

REPLACING DRIVE/ELECTRONICS BOX FOR LEFT ADAPTIVE HEADLIGHT

IMPORTANT: Read and comply with notes on protection against electrostatic damage (ESD protection).

WARNING: Version with xenon headlights: Danger to life due to high voltage! Therefore disconnect all components from voltage supply before removal.

Work on the entire xenon lighting system (ignition unit, control unit and lamp) may only be carried out by specialist personnel.

Necessary preliminary tasks:

Release screws (1).

Remove drive for adaptive headlight (2) from headlight.

Installation:

Fit drive for adaptive headlight (2) exactly on headlight.

Make sure pin housing (2) is correctly seated in plug housing (3).

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Fig. 11: Identifying Pin Housing, Plug Housing And Adaptive Headlight

Carry out coding/programming.

REMOVING AND INSTALLING/REPLACING RIGHT FRONT FOG LAMP

Operation is described in:

Removing and installing left front fog lamp.

REPLACING BULB FOR LEFT (OR RIGHT) PARKING LIGHT (XENON HEADLIGHT)

WARNING: Follow instructions for handling light bulbs (exterior lights).

Turn cover (1) in direction of arrow and remove from headlight.

Installation:

Make sure cover (1) is correctly seated on headlight.

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Fig. 12: Turning Cover

Disconnect plug connection (1).

Turn bulb (2) in direction of arrow and remove from headlight.

Installation:

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Fig. 13: Turning Bulb

REMOVING AND INSTALLING/REPLACING RIGHT HEADLIGHT VERTICAL AIM ADJUSTER

Operation is described in Removing and installing/replacing left headlight vertical aim adjuster.

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