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E46 M3 (2001-2006) Engine: S54 - Max Hp: 333 hp at 7,900 rpm / 262 lb/ft at 4,900 rpm
Total Produced: 45,000+ - Years Produced: 2001 to 2006.


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Old Thu, Aug-22-2019, 10:47:48 PM   #11
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Why is water in your headlight NSFW?
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They are definitely replaceable seals that need just that, to be replaced after X amount of years. Check the seals by releasing the tabs from the lens to the housing. Once you've replaced the seals (or verified they are good) , make sure the previously mentioned tabs are secure to the housing all around and you should be good to go!
https://www.pelicanparts.com/BMW/tec...light_Lens.htm
Thank you, going to check it out now.
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The sticky was an accident .., side note if you want to be a smart ass and reply with some stupid response that’s cool. If you want to help I appreciate it, isn’t that the purpose of these boards. All you newcomers who joined this forum this decade may not know this. If you have nothing productive to say don’t say it at all
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Old Fri, Aug-23-2019, 02:30:29 AM   #15
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Cool joke. See sarcasm.
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Lol, great old-timers vs new-comers thread, but new-comers provide the answers...

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Needs seals for waterproofing .

Fixed it do you.


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They are definitely replaceable seals that need just that, to be replaced after X amount of years. Check the seals by releasing the tabs from the lens to the housing. Once you've replaced the seals (or verified they are good) , make sure the previously mentioned tabs are secure to the housing all around and you should be good to go!
https://www.pelicanparts.com/BMW/tec...light_Lens.htm
...and doing this on a dry day --low humidity -- or out in the warm sun to avoid trapping moisture and become condensation when it is cold.
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