BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Lights and Bulbs User Manual

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BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Lights and Bulbs User Manual

Lights and Bulbs

General information

Lights and bulbs make an essential contribution to driving safety. All headlights and lights are made using LED or laser technology. Some items of equipment use light-emitting di‐odes installed behind a cover as a light source. These light-emitting diodes are related to conventional lasers and are officially designated as Class 1 light-emitting diodes. The manufacturer of the vehicle recommends that you let a dealer’s service center or another qualified service center or repair shop perform the work in case of a malfunction.

Safety information

Warning
Focused laser light can irritate or permanently damage the retina of the eye. There is a risk of injury. The manufacturer of the vehicle recommends that the work on the lighting system including bulb replacement be performed by a dealer’s service center or another qualified service center or repair shop.

Warning
Intensive brightness can irritate or damage the retina of the eye. There is a risk of injury. Do not look directly into the headlights or other light sources. Do not remove the LED covers.

Headlight glass

The inside of the headlight glass can fog up in cool or humid weather. When driving with the lights switched on, the condensation evaporates after a short time. The headlight glass does not need to be changed. If despite driving with the headlights switched on, increasing humidity forms, for instance, water droplets in the light, have the headlights checked?

Vehicle battery

General information
The battery is maintenance-free. More information about the battery can be requested from a dealer’s service center or another qualified service center or repair shop.

Safety information

DANGER
Contact with live components can lead to an electric shock. There is a risk of injury or danger to life. Do not touch any components that are under voltage.

Warning
Vehicle batteries that are not compatible can damage vehicle systems and impair vehicle functions. There is a risk of an accident and damage to property. Only vehicle batteries that are compatible with your vehicle type should be installed in your vehicle. Information on compatible vehicle batteries is available at your dealer’s service center.

Register the battery to the vehicle

The manufacturer of the vehicle recommends that you have a service center or another qualified service center or repair shop register the vehicle battery to the vehicle after the battery has been replaced. Once the battery has been registered again, all comfort features will be available without restriction and any Check Control messages displayed which relate to comfort features will disappear.

Charging the battery

General information
Make sure that the battery is always sufficiently charged to guarantee that the battery remains usable for its full-service life.

BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Lights and Bulbs User Manual 01A discharged battery is indicated by a red indicator light.

Charge the battery when acceleration is insufficient. The following circumstances can have a negative effect on the performance of the battery:

  • Frequent short-distance drives.
  • The vehicle is not used for more than a month.

Safety information

NOTICE
Battery chargers that charge the vehicle battery via sockets or cigarette lighters in the vehicle may overload or damage the 12 V electrical system. There is a risk of damage to property, among other potential damage. Only connect battery chargers for the vehicle battery to the starting aid terminals in the engine compartment.

Charging the battery

Charge the battery only when the engine is off and via the starting aid terminals in the engine compartment. With Mild Hybrid technology: charge the battery only when the hood is opened.

Additional information:
For starting aid terminals, refer to page 362.

Power interruption

After a power interruption, some equipment needs to be newly initialized or individual settings updated, for example:

  1. With the Memory function: store the positions again.
  2. Time: an update.
  3. Date: an update.
  4. Glass sunroof: initialize the system.

Disposing of old batteries
Have old batteries disposed of by a dealer’s service center or another qualified service center or repair shop or take them to a collection point.
Maintain the filled battery in an upright position for transport and storage. Secure the battery so that it does not tip over during transport.

Fuses

General information
The fuses are located at different places in the vehicle.

Safety information
Warning
Incorrect and repaired fuses can overload electrical lines and components. There is a risk of fire. Never attempt to repair a blown fuse. Do not replace a nonworking fuse with a substitute of another color or amperage rating.

In the car’s interior
The fuses are located in the car’s interior in the front passenger floor area behind a cover.

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Loosen fasteners, arrows, and open cover.
The fuse box is located on the front right.

In the cargo area
The fuses are located in the cargo area on the right side behind a cover.

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Remove the cover.
The fuse box may be located behind the sound insulation.
Information on the fuse layout, as well as the positions of any other fuse boxes, is available on the Internet: www.bmw.com/fusecard.

Additional fuse boxes
Additional fuse boxes are located in the vehicle. In the case of a malfunction, contact a dealer’s service center or another qualified service center or repair shop.

Replacing fuses

The vehicle manufacturer recommends that you have a dealer’s service center or another quali‐fied service center or repair shop replace the fuses.

Reference Links

View Full User Guide : BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 User Manual

Download Manuals: : https://www.bmwusa.com/owners-manuals.html

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