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 Posted: Mon Sep 6th, 2021 06:49 pm
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While testing the brake lights on a BMW it was noted the brake lights did not go off as soon as the pedal was released. However on selecting a gear and moving the lights went out. So, according to the guide it's a fail but according to BMW it's how they are designed. Not looking for a definitive answer just your thoughts on Pass, Fail, Pass and Advise. Cheers

Pass with Advise.. No testing advice available & based on a reliable source am advising brake lights not going off as soon as the pedal is released.

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 Posted: Mon Sep 6th, 2021 04:23 pm
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nothing of the sort, as said the fog lamp business aint adverse.. but this "Drive off assistant" business could be, maybe you gotta stick it in gear to knock out the brk lghts.. but read up on it & some of these bmw's with drive of assistant dont work quite right..anyways if in doubt & all that it aint doa:D

just after advise for testers.. afterall your bay supposed to be flat i dont know:shock:

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Welcome to the forum kjds

Fail, less testing advice offers up BMW's reported design.

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A bit like rear fog lamps that go out when main beam is selected??

No testing advice on that, but a design feature of numerous vehicles speaking from experience.

Could well be a feature of "hill hold" BMW call it "Drive off assistant"
so doa for short?:D

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"Drive off assistant" on the flat.. read someone had problems driving their BMW into the garage cause the brakes kept applying.

https://www.bmw.com/video/is/content/BMW/bmwcom/bmw_com/category/innovation/driver-assistance-systems/driver-assistance-systems-02-hill-start-assist.mp4

Benefits: This driver assistance system is certainly not indispensable for the safe operation of a vehicle as with sufficient experience you can avoid tricky situations yourself. The assistance system can nevertheless make starting on extreme gradients, or with an additional trailing load, more pleasant.

Sorry kjds Suffolk you shud of failed it.:shock:

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When one engages their main beams it is assumed that the foggy conditions have sufficiently abated as to no longer require the use of the rear fog lamps hence they are turned off.. nothing adverse
about that..

All stop lamps must light up immediately when the brake is applied and switch off immediately when the brake is released.
If you got to select a gear and move the motor to get the brake lights to switch off.. bit of a contradiction isnt it? Hence the need for advice.

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Paul S wrote:
Welcome to the forum kjds

Fail, less testing advice offers up BMW's reported design.

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A bit like rear fog lamps that go out when main beam is selected??

No testing advice on that, but a design feature of numerous vehicles speaking from experience.

Could well be a feature of "hill hold" BMW call it "Drive off assistant"

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Welcome to the forum kjds

Fail, less testing advice offers up BMW's reported design.

Cheers

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While testing the brake lights on a BMW it was noted the brake lights did not go off as soon as the pedal was released. However on selecting a gear and moving the lights went out. So, according to the guide it's a fail but according to BMW it's how they are designed. Not looking for a definitive answer just your thoughts on Pass, Fail, Pass and Advise. Cheers

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