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BMW X5: Instructions For Handling Light Bulbs (Exterior Lights)

BMW X5 (G05) 2019-2024 Service & Repair Manual / Lights / Light Bulbs / Instructions For Handling Light Bulbs (Exterior Lights)

WARNING: Xenon headlights: Danger to life due to high voltage! Work on the entire xenon lighting system (ignition unit, control unit and lamp) may only be carried out by specialist personnel.

WARNING: Halogen lamps are under pressure:

To avoid injury, wear protective goggles and gloves.

IMPORTANT: To prevent short-circuiting, disconnect light bulbs from voltage supply prior to replacement.

Do not touch the glass bulbs in new lights bulbs as even the slightest contamination will burn in and reduce bulb service life.

Only touch light bulbs with clean gloves or a clean cloth.

Do not expose light bulbs to mechanical vibrations.

Use only recommended light bulbs.

Follow the light bulb manufacturer's instructions without fail.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR REPLACING LIGHT BULBS (INTERIOR LIGHTS)

CAUTION: To prevent short-circuiting, disconnect light bulbs from voltage supply prior to replacement.

Do not touch the glass bulbs in new lights bulbs as even the slightest contamination will burn in and reduce bulb service life.

Only touch light bulbs with clean gloves or a clean cloth.

Do not expose light bulbs to mechanical vibrations.

Use only recommended light bulbs.

Follow the light bulb manufacturer's instructions without fail.

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

Operation is described in: Replacing ignition unit for left xenon headlight.

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.

Light Bulbs
Fig. 48: Turning Cover

Disconnect plug connection (1).

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

Installation:

Light Bulbs
Fig. 49: Turning Bulb

REPLACING HALOGEN BULB FOR LEFT OR RIGHT FRONT FOG LAMP

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

Necessary preliminary tasks:

Disconnect plug connection (1).

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

Installation:

Note bulb type.

Light Bulbs
Fig. 50: Turning Bulb

REPLACING BULB FOR LEFT (OR RIGHT) FRONT TURN INDICATOR

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

Turn bulb holder (1) approx. 30 º counterclockwise.

Remove bulb holder (1) from headlight.

Light Bulbs
Fig. 51: Turning Bulb Holder

Unlock catch (1).

Turn bulb (2) approx. 30º clockwise and remove from bulb holder (3).

Installation:

Light Bulbs
Fig. 52: Removing Bulb Holder

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