Advertisement
If you have a new account but are having problems posting or verifying your account, please email us on hello@boards.ie for help. Thanks :)
Hello all! Please ensure that you are posting a new thread or question in the appropriate forum. The Feedback forum is overwhelmed with questions that are having to be moved elsewhere. If you need help to verify your account contact hello@boards.ie
Please note that it is not permitted to have referral links posted in your signature. Keep these links contained in the appropriate forum. Thank you.

https://www.boards.ie/discussion/2055940817/signature-rules

NCT failure for side lights?

Options
  • 17-11-2023 10:32am
    #1
    Registered Users Posts: 3,994 ✭✭✭


    Hi I've a BMW f10 5 series 2011 with angel eyes (side lights) and the drivers one has stopped working due to moisture issue. I've my NCT upcoming and simple question is that a failure item for NCT? Main lights, indicators etc. all perfect.



Comments

  • Registered Users Posts: 18,984 ✭✭✭✭Del2005


    Yes it will be a failure, if it's fitted it needs to work.



  • Registered Users Posts: 8 LolaBC


    Yes absolutely it will be a fail 😢. It's a necessity to have all lights working.



  • Registered Users Posts: 135 ✭✭frank730


    yes, mine failed for the same reason



  • Registered Users Posts: 3,994 ✭✭✭Theboinkmaster


    ok thanks, ive re-booked NCT so have time to get it fixed. I replaced TMS module and few months ago myself but moisture still in there - want to get it repairs but not spend €2k replacing whole unit.



  • Registered Users Posts: 38 DJ5831


    Right-hand side BMW F10 2010-2013 Bi-Xenon headlights on eBay for 250 euros mate

    I've never changed a headlight on a BMW but done many on an Audi and it isn't a big job at all



  • Advertisement
  • Moderators, Education Moderators, Sports Moderators Posts: 10,569 Mod ✭✭✭✭artanevilla


    It's a visual retest for sidelights I think so if you can't get it fixed in time for your date you're better off putting it through and it failing on that. You just show up then within a certain time frame (28 days?) and they'll just see its working and give you the cert without retesting the whole car (no charge).

    For moisture if you can get a hairdryer to it before you go in you can sort it temporarily at least to pass the test.



Advertisement