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      01-09-2013, 07:04 PM   #1
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E92 LCI Take offs

I found a total loss E92 with LCI tail lights.

Question I have is what' is needed to make them work on Pre-LCI cars?

Do I take the lights and the harnesses? Or Do I take the lights only and have to order special harnesses?

Anything would help. Thanks!
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If you search for it you should be able to find a few threads on the conversion, I have seen multiple in the past while I was browsing. Maybe one of the other members knows a more precise location. Good luck!
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There is a retrofit kit that people buy that includes lights and harness that are PnP into the pre-lci light adaptors. So I would make sure you take the harness as well. You will need to get your car coded for the new lights otherwise they will throw error codes. Some say these go away. Others claim they don't so I would just get them coded.

Somebody please correct me if I'm wrong, but this is my understanding...
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I believe the only thing that has to be coded out is the bulb check, which will cause LCI lights on non-LCI cars to flicker when the car turns on. This is caused by the system checking the draw to see if a normal halogen bulb is out. Because LED's are totally different and draw much less power to operate, it causes the lights to flicker during the bulb check.

I don't think it throws any error codes, just the bulb check flicker. This can be coded out pretty easily.

Anyone feel free to correct me if i'm wrong
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I am not concerned about error codes as coding them out shod not be a problem for me.

I'm needing to know if the parts I need are on the LCI car, and I don't need to order any special harnesses or adapters.
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