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      06-14-2018, 04:21 PM   #353
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I have followed this and there is no high beam or low beam, i only have indicators and parking light, please can you advise where I have gone wrong, thanks
Did u add 522 to ur Fa n vo code?
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      06-21-2018, 08:27 AM   #354
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Did u add 522 to ur Fa n vo code?
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I didnt do this, please can you advise how I can go about doing this, thank you
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      06-21-2018, 03:42 PM   #355
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There is plenty of info here.
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      07-05-2018, 08:32 AM   #356
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I got lucky, my FEM from my halogen car accepted Xenons and my high beam shutter works!
Hi I coded 522 but my shutter still doesnt seem to work, can you advise on other coding you used perhaps, thank you
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      08-30-2018, 05:22 AM   #357
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Hi All

I am new to the forum and i did this retrofit. I am based in Mauritius and we are RHD same as UK.

I did everything, checked all the pins, code 522 etc but do not have either the low beam or high beam. While driving i am getting the error of Dipped beam right failure and dipped beam failure left.

The DRL and parking lights are working fine, i checked all the fuze and everything. still no light...

I went to the dealer to have same diagnose today to know if all the modules are working properly but they refuse to do it since it did not originally came with XENON lights...

will be grateful if someone can assist....

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      09-05-2018, 01:38 AM   #358
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Hi all

I am still having the issue with my low and high beam.

I am getting the attached error in Ista D.

Will be very grateful if someone can assist me in solving this...
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      09-17-2018, 06:02 PM   #359
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2017 bmw headlight vs 2015

I current own a 2017 bmw 320i with stock halogen light and I want to replace it with retrofit Xenon headlight. The retrofit headlight are for 2015 models, but arenít all bmw headlight unit the same size? So, it should be able to fit fine.
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      09-18-2018, 07:23 PM   #360
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I current own a 2017 bmw 320i with stock halogen light and I want to replace it with retrofit Xenon headlight. The retrofit headlight are for 2015 models, but aren’t all bmw headlight unit the same size? So, it should be able to fit fine.
Not all bmw are the Same but as long as the 2015 is a f30 it will fit. Maybe other models too but definitely f30 15-17 will fit.
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      10-19-2018, 10:24 AM   #361
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Hi guys,
I didn't have to do this retrofit, but at least i'm sure you'll all understand my problem :

My Xenon lights are too low. The startup check is done correctly, i can see everything moving, but at the end, the lights are going all the way down.

My height ride sensors seems to be fine, i already did an initialization, but still the same problem..

I could'nt find any default value for the front and rear ride sensors.
Do you think these values are ok?


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      04-20-2019, 04:47 PM   #362
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You guys buy new fem from bmw dealer when changing it??? Because it seems that it is not possible to use second hand fem, unless you get t with DME
Hello Friends,

You can retrofit Xenon lights (522) on any FEM (Mid or High).
If the retrofit is done on a MID FEM the shutter will not work if the wiring is done upon the normal Xenon retrofit wiring, You have to let the shutter wiring work on the normal halogen high beam and then code it.

I mean
on the left headlight:
Let pin no.6 on the headlight ---- which is pin no.26 on A173*2B on the FEM the same on both ends (don't remove it).

on the right headlight:
Let pin no.6 on the headlight ---- which is pin no.34 on A173*3B on the FEM the same on both ends (don't remove it).

then code FEM:
MAPPING_FERNL_1_L_OUTPUT (change from 18-bix_l to 7-fl_l)
MAPPING_FERNL_1_R_OUTPUT (change from 18-bix_r to 7-fl_r)

This will change the output channel for the Xenon shutter inside the FEM from BiXenon (which is not supported by the MID FEM) to the output channel of the normal halogen high beam and enjoy your Xenon without replacing the FEM .
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      07-19-2019, 04:52 PM   #363
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Flickering Issue

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Thanks to shawnsheridan who has helped me out even on Christmas Eve... There is no more flickering!!!!!

The headlights work fine and I took it for the first test drive a few minutes ago! I am still getting a few malfunction errors, but I have still not run the wires for the autolevelers and hopefully that will make the difference. I will certainly report my findings, but for now I am at least happy to report the retrofit is near completion, just have to work out the fine details.

aloo6: I am almost certain now that your problem is likely related to a coding issue. Here is the coding that I have done so far that has eliminated the flickering!!

First add 522 to your VO, and then write the VO to the Car as explained here:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/att...6&d=1338725691

Then VO Code FEM_BODY:

Connect => Read FA (VO) => Activate FA (VO) => Read SVT (VCM) => Right-Click on FEM_BODY (the ECU itself not the underlying CAFD) => Select CODE.

Then go back and FDL Code C_BLC_ENA = F030disable (it is under FEM_BODY, but I forgot what folder, I just used the search feature at the time and put in "C_BLC_ENA and it took me right to the folder)

I will report back any updates as they come and I will hopefully have the autolevelers all wired up by Thursday!

Here is some more retrofit porn from after my test drive (sorry hard to get a good pic from my phone):

Hello there,

Can you tell me how you solved the flickering issue ?

Thanks!
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      07-19-2019, 05:23 PM   #364
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Hello there,

I have adapt the xenon headlight and do all the necessary coding but I have the flickering issue and also the parking light doesnt work.
Can somebody help me to solve this issue?
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      07-27-2019, 03:41 AM   #365
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Hello. I have installed adaptive xenon on my USA Halogen F34 car. Everything works (angel eyes, high low turn signals) but i have errors:
8041BA AHL system faulty
8041F0 Right headlight driver module TMS coding error.
8041FF Headlight driver module TMS left coding erorr.

I have adaptive headlight malfunction on the dash. I have made the neccesery pin changes to the headlight connectors and the fem module, added/changed the wires. Did all the coding (add 522 524 to VO) and recoded FEM. Checked everything 10 times and still have this error and the adaptive function of the lights is not working.

Can someone help?

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      08-12-2019, 10:37 PM   #366
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Hi, just joined and wonderful to see such a helpful community.

I am looking to upgrade my 2013 F34GT from stock Xenon to Adaptive Xenon or the newer Adaptive LED. I have found several references of people asking about this but not anyone who has explained if other parts are necessary and what needs to be done in wiring - if anything? Is it just a VO 524 code change?

Also, am I correct to believe the EU headlight units for RHD ane LHD are different?

If this has all been covered please guide me - my searches have not yielded anything.

Many thanks in advance!
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      10-10-2019, 03:32 PM   #367
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