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      07-12-2018, 04:15 AM   #1
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F20 LED rear light dimmer

Hello,

I have a F20 non LCI with LED rear light and the one on the right is dimmer.
Now I've searched for solution on repair and say that on the X3 (F25) there are some tutorials in replacing the Valeo board from inside.
I have tried to locate such a thing in my tail light but there are only some wires.
Did anyone had and solved this issue ?

This is the link for the X3
https://www.ledsupply.com/blog/commo...ail-light-fix/

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      05-13-2019, 07:48 PM   #2
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F20 LED rear tail light

I have identical model (and colour) M135i with identical tail light issue.
Were you able to resolve this issue yourself?
If so, how was this achieved?
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      05-14-2019, 01:33 AM   #3
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Same here. As fas as I know, replacing it is the only solution.
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      05-14-2019, 02:10 AM   #4
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Hi everyone,

I have 2012 F20 116i Sport Line and same problem.

The rear light system of 1 series is different from X3. When you remove the headlamp in X3, we can access the Valeo chip. However, in our laminates, the system is completely closed and inaccessible. The only way to get to the motherboard is to remove the window from the rear lamp and detach it from the main unit. In this way, the problem is solved if we can directly connect the LED.

But this method may be troublesome. Because the water from the outside and the air will enter the rear lamps.

There seems to be no choice but to change the rear lamp.

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      05-29-2019, 08:41 AM   #5
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Had the same problem with my wife's 118i.... Was just out maintenance plan when we noticed it. Had to replace complete light out of my own pocket. It is a non replaceable LED driver
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