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BMW self leveling suspension inactive light.

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Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  philhbmw replied 8 years ago.

Hi there.

You need to recode the LCM (light control module)

This is a known fault.


Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Reply to philhbmw's Post: I assume the LCM is the dash script that shows you need an oil change etc.?

Also, how sure are you that this is the liekly problem. The car has 95K in miless is in superb condition, and dores not loon like its not level, BUT I'm going to the dealer tomorrow and you know what they could say.

Airbag problems, engine control part, or a new compressor part all coming to about a $2,500-3,000 repair!

Please respond.

Expert:  philhbmw replied 8 years ago.

I work in dealer i answer this with knowlegde

If i got the job i would recode the light control module.

The lcm is the control unit that controls the lights. It is linked to the suspension because of the auto leveling headlights.

You asked an expert and i answered

If you go to dealer just ask them to recode the the LCM it only takes 10 minutes so should not cost much. If you go with just the fault they will charge you loads of money for diagnosic time. I know this because i would do the same.

Now i have answered your question please click accept.

Cheers Phil




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