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      12-02-2017, 11:28 AM   #23
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Just to add to this: I also had the malfunctioning corner light warning. I ended up buying a set of Sylvania Silverstar (Osram in Canada) bulbs. These are identical to the genuine parts aside from a slight improvement in light output and tinted blue glass. Made in Germany by Osram. The stocks are osram white standard bulbs.

Getting access to the bulbs is a bit tricky.

Step 1: Pry gently on the top cover. Being careful not to break the plastic tab link.

Step 2: Push the cover away from its current position by about a half inch or so.

Step 3: Remove the rubber weather strip above the light. Set it to the side and pry up on one side of the weather strip mounting plastic. There are two tabs to release the strip at each end. Take your time and be careful as the plastic is brittle and does not flex very well. Remove the weather strip mounting plastic by sliding it forwards.

Step 4: Now that the weather strip mounting plastic rail is out of the way, slide the bulb cover door forwards and up on an angle. It will come out on a funny angle.

Step 5: Twist the white plastic bulb holder gently counter clockwise a quarter turn. It will lift out on a very tight angle.

Step 6: Gently press the bulb housing and slide out the old bulb and disconnect/replace.

When reinstalling you will need to place the bulb door back in the same half inch open position first, then re clip the weather strip plastic mount.
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      01-15-2018, 11:29 PM   #24
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Added my own video. I didn't need to remove the weather stripping.
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      01-27-2019, 11:03 PM   #25
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hey OP,

thanks for making this thread! it saved me today, i also had the right side cornering light malfunction show up and followed your video instructions.

so far so good!
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      01-28-2019, 12:03 AM   #26
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I too also have this issue for left cornering light malfunction so you replaced bulb #12? Is all good now?
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      01-28-2019, 07:43 AM   #27
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I too also have this issue for left cornering light malfunction so you replaced bulb #12? Is all good now?
Not sure what bulb #12 is. Canít remember the diagram but it is definitely an H3 bulb.
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      01-28-2019, 12:53 PM   #28
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I too also have this issue for left cornering light malfunction so you replaced bulb #12? Is all good now?
Not sure what bulb #12 is. Can’t remember the diagram but it is definitely an H3 bulb.
H3 bulb for the corner light?
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      01-28-2019, 02:54 PM   #29
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H3 bulb for the corner light?
the cornering light. it's the light closest to the kidney grill and doesn't really turn on unless:
1) you're in reverse
2) indicator is on to the left or right
3) steering wheel is cranked all the way to the left or right (only when headlight switch is in AUTO mode!)
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      01-28-2019, 05:12 PM   #30
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H3 bulb for the corner light?
the cornering light. it's the light closest to the kidney grill and doesn't really turn on unless:
1) you're in reverse
2) indicator is on to the left or right
3) steering wheel is cranked all the way to the left or right
Ok have you replaced it and did your fault stop?
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      01-28-2019, 06:43 PM   #31
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Ok have you replaced it and did your fault stop?
so far so good! who knows if that was the problem... i looked at the bulb that i replaced and it looked fine. nothing seem like it was burnt.

if the problem arises again, it could be that my battery is still the original one from 2011. it could be that my battery isn't working at full capacity and maybe it would then make the on-board computer throw some weird signals??? i have no idea. lol!
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      01-28-2019, 08:11 PM   #32
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Ok have you replaced it and did your fault stop?
so far so good! who knows if that was the problem... i looked at the bulb that i replaced and it looked fine. nothing seem like it was burnt.

if the problem arises again, it could be that my battery is still the original one from 2011. it could be that my battery isn't working at full capacity and maybe it would then make the on-board computer throw some weird signals??? i have no idea. lol!
Ok im gonna cross my fingers and try this. Thanks for the prompt reply's! I'll keep posted
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      03-09-2019, 01:36 PM   #33
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information for a 2011 328Xi
1) Had the same issue that I have seen posted elsewhere. Message is for right cornering light, but vehicle status menu item indicated left was malfunctioning. I replaced both
2) Access to bulb is similar to pictures dandandan posted on 12-02-2017. But for the 2011, there are three screws that need to be removed to get access to the bulb; the bulb is held in by spring clips rather than what is shown in the photos; and to get to the spring clips there is a black wire that does not run to the bulb, that is in the way (pull out of clip with pliers; make sure it does not slip out of reach)

Worked fine with a pair of H3 lights from Amazon that cost under $5 each
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      12-09-2019, 03:06 PM   #34
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I have CC ID 380. My left and sometimes my right cornering light work and sometimes they do not.

It appears to be intermittent.
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