Full Beam Problem! HELP?

Asked by Jun 17, 2019 at 05:02 AM about the 2011 BMW 1 Series

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a BMW 1 series 120i coupe and I am having trouble with my full beam
lights. I will be driving along and suddenly the full beams will come on and I
can't turn them off. This happens in the day and at night and this has never
happened in the past year or so that I have owned the car. I am able to flash
the lights off but as soon as I let go of the lever they come back on. The only
way I can drive without my full beams is to have the lights off completely. A
few days later the full beams were coming on every time I indicated but on
this occasion I could turn them off. These issues keep occurring and full
beams seem to have a mind of their own. Can anyone diagnose the
problem?

1 Answer

70,175

Possible causes are bad headlight relay, module, headlight switch, or dimmer switch. You just need to track down the problem.

Your Answer:

BMW 1 Series Experts

  • #1
    KenF
    Reputation
    180
  • #2
    GuruSQQ21
    Reputation
    120
  • #3
    Luke Merry
    Reputation
    90
View All

Find great deals from top-rated dealersTM

Search

Related Models For Sale

Used BMW 3 Series
171 Great Deals out of 2,560 listings starting at $2,729
Used BMW M3
8 Great Deals out of 82 listings starting at $13,748
Used BMW 5 Series
44 Great Deals out of 640 listings starting at $2,999
Used Ford Mustang
67 Great Deals out of 1,802 listings starting at $6,000
Used BMW 1M
1 listings starting at $52,995
Used BMW Z4
97 listings starting at $9,995
Used BMW X1
28 Great Deals out of 806 listings starting at $6,999
Used BMW 6 Series
13 Great Deals out of 113 listings starting at $9,580
Used Mercedes-Benz C-Class
98 Great Deals out of 1,616 listings starting at $3,490
Used Audi A4
60 Great Deals out of 973 listings starting at $2,495
Used Chevrolet Camaro
29 Great Deals out of 1,161 listings starting at $9,500
Used Honda Civic
171 Great Deals out of 6,221 listings starting at $1,557

Used Cars for Sale

2013 BMW 1 Series For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 16 listings starting at $15,999
2012 BMW 1 Series For Sale
4 Great Deals out of 27 listings starting at $9,789
2011 BMW 1 Series For Sale
31 listings starting at $7,999
2010 BMW 1 Series For Sale
6 listings starting at $7,500
2009 BMW 1 Series For Sale
14 listings starting at $6,900

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use. Content will be removed if CarGurus becomes aware that it violates our policies.