Xenon headlamps - MINI Cooper Forum
Go Back   MINI Cooper Forum > MINI Technical Forums > MINI Faults & Fixes > First Generation Faults & Fixes


First Generation Faults & Fixes MINI faults and fixes 2001 - 2006

Mini2.com is the premier Mini Cooper Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Xenon Headlamps Hollywood First Generation MINI Cooper S 5 Dec 4th, 2013 08:20 AM
Retrofit 25-watt xenon headlamps mab01uk MINI in the Media 1 Sep 9th, 2013 01:44 PM
Official retrofit of xenon headlights Angib General Discussion 0 Sep 3rd, 2013 04:24 PM
Xenon headlamps R53 2002 Hollywood First Generation MINI Cooper S 2 Aug 17th, 2013 04:27 AM
MINI Mk2 Headlamps stuck on and other wierdness! Teamblackmini Second Generation Faults & Fixes 2 Sep 21st, 2012 08:10 AM

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread
  #1 (permalink)  
Old Jan 21st, 2014, 12:50 PM
MINI2 Regular
Offline
 
Join Date: May 2013
Location: Bedfordshire
Posts: 73
Local Time: 03:58 AM
England Male
DIY Xenon headlamps

Me yet again,

Apologies in advance for the long post.

I have a 2002 R53 with factory Xenons fitted. The drivers side one has stopped working all of a sudden. Went to swap the bulb from the other side and noticed immediately that the spring clip on one side keeps pinging off (but the bulb itself still seems to be held securely).

Anyway, put the bulb from the other side and still wasn't working. However, i had left the passenger side ignitor unattached completely and when i turned the headlamps on, i could hear a very clear buzzing or crackling noise coming from that side of the car. Not sure what that was TBH but decided i'd better put it all back together before i make it worse.

I did that and checked all is at it was prior to me touching it.

Any ideas why the drivers side Xenon wont work and also what that buzzing noise might have been?

When i checked the lights after i put it all back together, there was no buzzing or anything because i assume the ignitor was connected to the bulb as it should've been...

Cheers guys!
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply
Tags: , , , , ,



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Xenon Headlamps Hollywood First Generation MINI Cooper S 5 Dec 4th, 2013 08:20 AM
Retrofit 25-watt xenon headlamps mab01uk MINI in the Media 1 Sep 9th, 2013 01:44 PM
Official retrofit of xenon headlights Angib General Discussion 0 Sep 3rd, 2013 04:24 PM
Xenon headlamps R53 2002 Hollywood First Generation MINI Cooper S 2 Aug 17th, 2013 04:27 AM
MINI Mk2 Headlamps stuck on and other wierdness! Teamblackmini Second Generation Faults & Fixes 2 Sep 21st, 2012 08:10 AM

» Hot Topics This Week
Naming your MINI? - (77 replies)
Power Steering Pump DIY - (53 replies)
Ok so who has ordered an F56 MCS? - (46 replies)
Stereo? - (42 replies)
Battery care - (32 replies)
» Recent Threads
TOTALLY BIZARRE! Help needed
Yesterday 09:17 PM
by Whale
Last post by Pav5069
Today 02:55 AM
3 Replies, 114 Views
Calibre Vintage 17 x 8
Sep 11th, 2014 06:40 PM
Last post by marque
Yesterday 10:18 PM
7 Replies, 459 Views
What sort of engine do i have ??
Sep 14th, 2014 09:58 PM
Last post by Minimissionone
Yesterday 09:15 PM
2 Replies, 263 Views
No power in 1st?
Yesterday 10:14 AM
Last post by marque
Yesterday 07:29 PM
2 Replies, 195 Views
Front bumper paint blistering
Dec 30th, 2012 09:46 PM
Last post by anushka
Yesterday 05:15 PM
5 Replies, 1,056 Views
Violent shakes when accelerating - goes away when I let go of pedal
Sep 1st, 2014 04:49 PM
Last post by Blusox
Yesterday 12:22 PM
7 Replies, 1,148 Views
Calling Siri or Google now...
Yesterday 11:35 AM
Last post by homeyjay
Yesterday 11:35 AM
0 Replies, 163 Views
Union Jack Badges
Yesterday 05:38 AM
Last post by The Nun
Yesterday 11:08 AM
1 Replies, 189 Views
N14/ N18 question
Aug 21st, 2014 01:04 PM
by oz1986
Last post by The Nun
Yesterday 08:07 AM
7 Replies, 694 Views
Standard radio plays MP3?
Nov 25th, 2004 12:39 PM
Last post by k3fus
Yesterday 06:05 AM
21 Replies, 10,337 Views
What issues?
Aug 24th, 2014 05:39 AM
by ben2012
Last post by MKuRNDY
Yesterday 03:39 AM
3 Replies, 610 Views
Lumbar Support & Seat Comfort
Nov 1st, 2011 03:18 PM
Last post by bwillett
Sep 14th, 2014 08:14 PM
6 Replies, 6,127 Views
How best to upgrade Audio on R53 Cooper S
Sep 14th, 2014 03:06 PM
Last post by k3fus
Sep 14th, 2014 04:43 PM
1 Replies, 223 Views
R53 Electrical issues, BCM fault or other?
Sep 14th, 2014 03:04 PM
Last post by Restyle
Sep 14th, 2014 04:42 PM
1 Replies, 192 Views
Forge induction kit
Sep 14th, 2014 03:35 PM
Last post by kinglooy007
Sep 14th, 2014 03:35 PM
0 Replies, 163 Views
need help...no instrument panel lights
Sep 13th, 2014 02:20 PM
Last post by marque
Sep 14th, 2014 01:57 PM
1 Replies, 273 Views
What is this sound? R53
Sep 1st, 2014 12:04 AM
by gmb
Last post by gmb
Sep 14th, 2014 12:38 PM
10 Replies, 1,019 Views
For Sale - Alta Cold Air intake for R56
Sep 14th, 2014 10:16 AM
by Minigo
Last post by Minigo
Sep 14th, 2014 10:16 AM
0 Replies, 195 Views
"06 Mini Cooper S Upgrade Advice??
Jul 9th, 2014 01:57 AM
Last post by Roadrescue11
Sep 14th, 2014 04:59 AM
5 Replies, 772 Views
» Premium
» Auto Insurance
Wheel & Tire Center

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.1

All times are GMT. The time now is 02:58 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2