BMW 5 Series: Tail lamps, bulb replacement - Lamp and bulb replacement - Replacing components - Mobility - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Tail lamps, bulb replacement

At a glance

1. Turn signal

1. Turn signal
2. Reversing lamp
3. Inside brake lamp
4. Tail lamp
5. Outside brake lamp
6. Rear reflector

Turn signal, outer brake, tail, and license plate lamps

Follow the general instructions on lamps and bulbs

These lights are made using LED technology.

Contact your service center in the event of a malfunction

Lamps in the trunk lid

Access to the lamps

1. Remove the three screws using the screw driver from the onboard vehicle tool kit.

2. Fold away the cover.

2. Fold away the cover.

Inside brake lamp

Inside brake lamp

Follow the general instructions on lamps and bulbs

21-watt bulb, H21W

The illustration shows the position of the bulb in

The illustration shows the position of the bulb in the installed bulb holder

Squeeze the clips together and remove the bulb

Squeeze the clips together and remove the bulb holder.

Press the bulb into the bulb holder, turn counterclockwise and remove.

Reversing lamp

Follow the general instructions on lamps and bulbs

16-watt bulb, W16W

The illustration shows the position of the bulb in

The illustration shows the position of the bulb in the installed bulb holder.

Squeeze the clips together and remove the bulb

Squeeze the clips together and remove the bulb holder.

Pull out the bulb and replace it.

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