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Old 02-05-2011, 10:29 PM
Nick_Richards Nick_Richards is offline
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Default HOW TO: Tail Light Bulb Replacement for BMW 3 Series (E90/E91/E92/E93)


So easy anyone can do it.


10 minutes

  1. Replacement bulb

  1. None

Step 1 – Access Compartment

Open the trunk and there is a removable piece in the trunk liner where the tail light is (see picture below).

Step 2 – Remove Light Assembly

Push up on the clip (shown below) and pull out the tail light assembly.

There are four bulbs. Top two are tail light/brake light. Middle one is reverse light and bottom amber bulb is turn signal.

The top three are all the same type bulb 12V 16W or 18W. BUY

The turn signal is 12V 21W amber color. BUY

Step 3 – Replace Bulb

Top three bulbs pull out directly.

To remove bottom turn signal bulb, push down and then turn.

You should be able to see the broken element in the burnt out bulb.

Step 4 – Reassemble

Replace bulb, reassemble and you are ready to go.

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