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      01-21-2024, 09:16 PM   #1
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Ebay Headlight

Hello, I found the headlight on eBay for $369 new. Has anyone here had any experience with a non-OEM headlight from ebay? Here is the link.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/40444062858...tid=5304439119
Moisture got in my driver side headlight, and now I get adaptive headlight malfunctions, headlamp vertical aim control malfunction errors, and also daytime running lights that don't work. I really don't want to spend $1000 on a used OEM headlight.
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      01-22-2024, 03:59 PM   #2
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You may need to replace the control module instead of the headlight assembly.
Try drying out the headlight and see if that resolves the malfunctions/errors.
Use GE advanced silicone kitchen & bath caulk ($11 at Home Depot) to seal your existing headlight.
There are many posts about this issue.
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      01-23-2024, 08:09 PM   #3
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I replaced the control model; the old one was all corroded from the moisture. By changing it, I got the blinker to work, but the day-running light is still out.
I will try to use silicone and at least stop water from coming and creating more damage.

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Please keep us posted. Iím having the same issue with one of my headlights and I want to try sealing it rather than buy a new one.
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      01-30-2024, 02:08 AM   #5
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Did you code the new control module?
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      02-03-2024, 01:02 PM   #6
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Please keep us posted. Iím having the same issue with one of my headlights and I want to try sealing it rather than buy a new one.
I am working on it today i will let you know how it goes.


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Did you code the new control module?
No i did not. Is that something i can do with bimmercode?
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      02-13-2024, 07:09 PM   #7
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Please keep us posted. Iím having the same issue with one of my headlights and I want to try sealing it rather than buy a new one.
It's been raining for a few days now, and there's no moisture in the headlights. I wish I had done this a long time ago.
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