BMW M3 Forum (E90 E92)

BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Go Back   M3Post - BMW M3 Forum > M3 (E90 / E92 / E93) > General M3 Forum (E90 + E92 + E93)
 
BPM Sport
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      05-09-2012, 06:26 PM   #1
808@702
7th BMW, 500th Surfboard
64

 
808@702's Avatar
 
Drives: My girlfriends crazy!
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Las Vegas, Nv. and Honolulu, Hi.


Posts: 1,073
iTrader: (0)

Headlight beam vibration

I notice that sometimes when I am at a stoplight or something my headlight beams vibrate slightly. It doesnt do this all the time. Any thoughts?
Appreciate 0
      05-09-2012, 07:01 PM   #2
DBH
First Lieutenant
3

 
Drives: 2011 M3 E92
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: SE PA


Posts: 347
iTrader: (0)

No, I cannot say I have this problem. Don't you have earthquakes and/or active volcanoes out there??
Appreciate 0
      05-09-2012, 07:39 PM   #3
IFX
Banned
29

 
Drives: AW e46M/N54
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: South Fla.


Posts: 2,538
iTrader: (1)

Wow, I do not own an e9xM3.. But I have definitely noticed this on the 335.

I think it's the way the new headlight bulbs are situated. Is it D1S or something like that?

Anytime I go over a bump i see the headlight beam shaking. It's highly annoying.


My older e46m3 did not do this. When on it stayed exactly level. I'm surprised no one else has noticed this.
Appreciate 0
      05-09-2012, 07:48 PM   #4
M3Denver
Lieutenant
7

 
M3Denver's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 BMW M3
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Denver CO


Posts: 423
iTrader: (0)

mine does not
Appreciate 0
      05-09-2012, 07:55 PM   #5
MisterM3
not so newbie
3

 
MisterM3's Avatar
 
Drives: VTEC to V6 to V8
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Toronto


Posts: 206
iTrader: (1)

no problems here. maybe a loose bulb
Appreciate 0
      05-09-2012, 07:58 PM   #6
Roby84m
Second Lieutenant
Canada
9

 
Roby84m's Avatar
 
Drives: ///M3 E92 ZCP
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Halifax,NS


Posts: 260
iTrader: (0)

Send a message via Skype™ to Roby84m
I never noticed it either but I am guessing since e9x has adaptive headlights the lens it self has moving parts so it might shake a lil. Worst comes visit your dealership to check if it is normal or not.
Appreciate 0
      05-09-2012, 08:15 PM   #7
tibra1
Banned
No_Country
74

 
Drives: 2011 ZCP M3 - 2007 335i crashd
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: NYC


Posts: 6,777
iTrader: (4)

I had this problem repeatedly on my 335i..there was a TSB for it here..dont know if it same issue you maybe having

http://www.bmwtis.com/tsb/bulletins/...p/B631007g.htm

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=108744
Appreciate 0
      05-09-2012, 08:56 PM   #8
US///M3
Major
22

 
Drives: 1973 Jensen Interceptor
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Shanghai, People's Republic of China


Posts: 1,266
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Roby84m View Post
I never noticed it either but I am guessing since e9x has adaptive headlights the lens it self has moving parts so it might shake a lil. Worst comes visit your dealership to check if it is normal or not.
If you ask the CA, He'll probably say it's normal,then act all surprised because they've never come across that issue before.
__________________
BMW R1200RT
All purpose, No pretense.

I'm back.
Appreciate 0
      05-10-2012, 09:18 AM   #9
kyleb350
Brigadier General
United_States
51

 
kyleb350's Avatar
 
Drives: F30 335i M-Sport
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: LoMbard, IL


Posts: 4,193
iTrader: (6)

Quote:
Originally Posted by tibra1 View Post
I had this problem repeatedly on my 335i..there was a TSB for it here..dont know if it same issue you maybe having

http://www.bmwtis.com/tsb/bulletins/...p/B631007g.htm

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=108744
I had this issue on my 335, and the dealership fixed it with no problem.
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:22 PM.




m3post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST