Installation kit for fog lights BMW 7 series models E23 from 9/82 on

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BMW Installation Instructions

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Installation kit for fog lights BMW 7 series models E23 from 9/82 on

Disconnect the negative lead from the battery.

Cut out the front trim at left and right.

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Installation kit for fog lights BMW 7 series models E23 from 9/82 on

Unscrew the bumper retaining bolts in the wheel arch at left and right.

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Installation kit for fog lights BMW 7 series models E23 from 9/82 on

Loosen the nut at left and right.

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Installation kit for fog lights BMW 7 series models E23 from 9/82 on

Remove spoiler (1) at left and right.

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Installation kit for fog lights BMW 7 series models E23 from 9/82 on

Remove undertray.

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Installation kit for fog lights BMW 7 series models E23 from 9/82 on

Unscrew the bolt at left and right.

On cars with an on-board computer, disconnect the temperature sensor plug.

Take off the bumper to the front.

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Installation kit for fog lights BMW 7 series models E23 from 9/82 on

Attach sheet-metal nuts to the fog lights.

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Installation kit for fog lights BMW 7 series models E23 from 9/82 on

Attach holders (1 and 2) with self-tapping screws.

Note: the left fog light is illustrated here.

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Installation kit for fog lights BMW 7 series models E23 from 9/82 on

Insert spreader nuts (1) in the bumper at left and right.

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Installation kit for fog lights BMW 7 series models E23 from 9/82 on

Attach the fog light to the bumper.

Align the fog light and tighten all retaining components. On models up to 9/84:

Attach holder (1) for the cable plug connection to the reinforcing rib.

On models from 9/84 on:

Release the tied-back plug connection (near the main headlight), connect it to the fog light connection cable and push into holter (1).

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Installation kit for fog lights BMW 7 series models E23 from 9/82 on

On models up to 9/84:

Run the wiring harness for the fog lights along the headlight wiring harness to the fog light installation points. Secure earth lead (1) to the central earthing point as well. Connect plug (2).

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Installation kit for fog lights BMW 7 series models E23 from 9/82 on

Attach bumper.

Unscrew bolts.

Remove retaining frame (1).

Take headlight insert (2) out of the housing.

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Installation kit for fog lights BMW 7 series models E23 from 9/82 on

Insert bulbs.

When installing:

Do not touch the bulb glass with bare fingers.

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Installation kit for fog lights BMW 7 series models E23 from 9/82 on

Lift out the fog light switch.

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Installation kit for fog lights BMW 7 series models E23 from 9/82 on

Disconnect red plug (1).

Connect white plug (2).

Re-install switch.

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Installation kit for fog lights BMW 7 series models E23 from 9/82 on

Insert fuses (7.5 Amp) (1…2) in fuse holders 29 and 30. Insert relay (3) in relay socket K8.

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Installation kit for fog lights BMW 7 series models E23 from 9/82 on

Adjusting fog light beams

Check tyre pressures and adjust if necessary.

The car must be in the normal load position1).

Check the fog lights using optical adjusting equipment, following the manufacturer’s instructions.

To make adjustments:

Turn screw (1) to adjust fog light alignment.

1) = 2 x 68 kg on front seats (seats in centre position)

1 x 68 kg on rear seat (in centre)

21 kg in luggage compartment (in centre)

Fuel tank full

Functional check

Connect the negative lead to the battery. Switch on the ignition and dipped-beam headlights. Move the fog light switch to position 1; the fog lights and the green telltale lamp in the combined instrument must come on.

Move the fog light switch to position 2; the fog lights, rear fog light and the two telltale lamps (green/yellow) in the combined instrument must come on.

Both the fog lights and the rear fog light can be switched on with the main headlights dipped or on full beam*. Install all parts and equipment removed during installation work.

* Note: local regulations may vary.

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