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      09-12-2012, 02:24 PM   #1
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Coding Helping Non Xenon To Xenon

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I want to go from non xenon to xenon in my 2013 328i getting the parts is not hard but I would imagine I would need to code the xenon to have it work properly correct ? Any help or advise will go a long way.
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      10-12-2012, 08:16 PM   #2
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There are various settings in the FEM module that relate to Xenon headlight settings, such as the drivers for the vertical and horizontal levelling and much more.

I would compare your file to one set up for Xenons first then explore getting the parts.

Note there are non adaptive xenons and standard xenons which are different parts.
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      12-04-2012, 07:18 PM   #5
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how do you manage to get the oem xenon headlight parts? for me i surely think this is hardest part - at least for now
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ooo, exactly what was on my mind! I was planning on renting an F30 for the day to map the parts and connections needed for Non-coded Xenons (piggyback of the halogen wiring and just sort out the power required for xenons). But like demge01 said, I may also clone/look at the loaners code if its easier.
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      12-10-2012, 10:23 AM   #7
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if you have any success, please let us know
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      12-11-2012, 10:46 AM   #8
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Can anyone post a list of parts needed to retrofit the bi-xenons on an f30?
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I am interested too, or at least halo rings
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Can anyone post a list of parts needed to retrofit the bi-xenons on an f30?
Go to realoem.com
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Can anyone post a list of parts needed to retrofit the bi-xenons on an f30?
http://realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?...56&hg=63&fg=05
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what is the difference between bi-xenon and xenon ? and how can you tell you have xenon lights ?

My dealer did not go over any of these details....
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i have all the stuff with me now.I need correct wiring guidance because i think the halogen connector wires dont match up with xenon connector as i am able to light up the xenons but drls(angel eyes) and side indicator bulb dont lit up.I am not sure if it has anything to do with the coding stuff but i personally think only issue is wiring ,coding will come into play for errors when all lights lit up
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any help as regards to wiring will be appreciated.the xenon connector has 8 pins out of which 4 are known to me.pin number 1 unknown,2 is ground,3 being for xenon,4 ground again,5 unknown,6 being for shutter,7 unknown,8 unknown
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I could be simplifying things, but having success in doing vehicle option coding, one should be able to use this method to also code in the new option without necessarily meddle at each line/code, option 522 for xenon

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I could be simplifying things, but having success in doing vehicle option coding, one should be able to use this method to also code in the new option without necessarily meddle at each line/code, option 522 for xenon
Could you please explain in detail i didnt actually get u sorry
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i have all the stuff with me now.I need correct wiring guidance because i think the halogen connector wires dont match up with xenon connector as i am able to light up the xenons but drls(angel eyes) and side indicator bulb dont lit up.I am not sure if it has anything to do with the coding stuff but i personally think only issue is wiring ,coding will come into play for errors when all lights lit up
What have you done for the leveling sensors?
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What have you done for the leveling sensors?
i dont care about the self levelling option and also it is not mandatory in india so least concerned about it.at this point of time the most important thing i need to know is which wire goes where in the xenon connector so if anyone knows it will be greatly appreciated
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hey guys!

ok someone now help me with the coding.what all settings I need to change in there??all the hardware installed in the car already.
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i dont care about the self levelling option and also it is not mandatory in india so least concerned about it.at this point of time the most important thing i need to know is which wire goes where in the xenon connector so if anyone knows it will be greatly appreciated
self leveling is not mandatory perhaps any where, but extremely useful while driving, especially on winding roads.
I am in the same boat with bad base halogen lights
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hey guys!

ok someone now help me with the coding.what all settings I need to change in there??all the hardware installed in the car already.
Coding wise, you wont need to do much unless you went with adaptive. Did you manage to connect cables correctly? if not, use a multimeter to measure the pins while flicking the light switches in the car.

Could you post the complete parts list you bought and installed?
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