BMW 318/325/M3/525/535/M5 1989-1993 Repair Information

Headlight Switch

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



E30 3 Series
  1. Disconnect the negative battery terminal. Remove the lower left dashboard trim below the light switch.
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  3. Unscrew the light switch knob. Disconnect the electrical connector and pull off the light switch.
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  5. Install the switch, connector and knob.
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E36 3 Series
  1. Disconnect the negative battery terminal. Remove the screws for the lower left dashboard trim below the light switch. Remove the panel.
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  3. Pull the light switch knob off the shaft. Remove the switch shaft mounting nut.
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  5. Disconnect the electrical plug and remove the switch from the back of the dashboard.
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  7. Install the switch with the notch matching the retainer in the dashboard. Install the nut and knob. Connect the wiring.
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E34 5 Series
  1. Disconnect the negative battery terminal.
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  3. Push the switch to the right and slide a feeler gauge blade into the gap to unlock and remove the switch trim.
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  5. Pull the plug off the switch and press the switch out of the opening.
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  7. Install the switch and connect the wiring. Use the feeler gauge blade to depress the locks and install the switch trim.
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