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2002 BMW 3-Series 325Ci 2dr Coupe

2002 BMW 3-Series
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Rear Wheel Drive, 2 Door Coupe, Sub-Compact
20 mpg city / 29 mpg hwy
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January 3, 2013, 12:24 pm

Andrew R

Question: Low Beam Headlight tempermental

my front left low beam head light cuts in and out. I think it has to do with the socket. I put a brand new light bulb in, and it works, but when i hit a bump in the road it comes loose and turns off. If i twist the tightening "cap" (wheel) which locks the socket into place it goe back on. But sometimes it just turns off when i turnoff the car and start it again.

I took this to get serviced and the mechanic said it all looked fine and he couldn't recreate the issue. Thoughts?

January 12, 2013, 9:07 pm

Richard W
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I would replace the head light socket. That should fix your problem.

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