How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask sprinkles08 Your Own Question
sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician
Category: BMW
Satisfied Customers: 21436
Experience:  ASE Master and Advanced level certified. Factory trained with 15 years dealership experience
Type Your BMW Question Here...
sprinkles08 is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

My headlamps go on and off while I drive. 328i 1996, I would

Customer Question

My headlamps go on and off while I drive.
JA: What is the model/year of your BMW?
Customer: 328i 1996
JA: Are you fixing your 328i yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I would like to fix it. I haven't tried anything yet.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: I've not done this before. Is there a charge for this service?
JA: You just pay a $5 deposit now and the rest only when you get a reply from the BMW Mechanic. All of this is 100% satisfaction guaranteed, so you can get a refund if you're not happy for any reason.
Customer: that's reasonable.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 1 month ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

There are several things that could be going on and it's most likely going to take some electrical testing to determine exactly what is causing the issues. You may have a wiring issue, it could be the bulbs, the switch itself, connections, etc.

Has anything been done to try to repair it?
Do both sides come and go together or independently?

Is the problem with high beam, low beam or both?

Related BMW Questions