License plate light

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Asked by Apr 22, 2016 at 07:04 PM about the 2007 BMW 5 Series 525i Sedan RWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Hi my 2007 bmw  525i had a left license plate light
malfunction I changed the bulb and nothing now
both aren't working . Could it be a fuse and if so
which one is it? I don't have the chart .

6 Answers

79,235

If anything check the fuse. But it sounds like just a connection back by the bulbs. Move the bulbs around in the sockets, trace the wires looking for any frayed or broken wires, trace the wires back to a plugin, may just be a bad connection.

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30

Thank I'll do that but I don't have the fuse diagram so I have no clue which one it is...

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79,235

Fuse box is normally marked to what the fuses are. Look for fuse tail lights.

79,235

But thinking more on this if your tail lights are working, then there should be power running back for the license plate lights. I would think the problem is in the bulb sockets or back at a plugin, just corroded a bit enough not to make contact. Unplug and plug in plugins, lot of time it is just there.

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30

I took the car to the shop and three of my wires were in half so now my truck button works as well, before that I had to open it with a key!

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79,235

That also would do it! Glad you gotter fixed.

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