BMW 3 Series G20 DRL LED Boards - Installation Guide

BMW 3 Series G20 DRL LED Boards - Installation Guide
Installation Guide for BMW 3 series G20

How to Install LED DRL Boards on your BMW 3 series G20

At DrlsDirect, we strive to provide our customers with the latest and most exciting lighting modifications for their vehicles. Today, we are thrilled to present a comprehensive guide on how to install LED DRL boards on your BMW 3 series G20.

Why install new DRL boards?

Before we delve into the installation process, let's take a moment to understand the reasons why you should consider adding new DRl boards to your BMW 3 series G20.

  1. Enhanced Aesthetics: The addition of single or multicolor DRL's can significantly alter the appearance of your BMW 3 series G20, giving it a more aggressive and eye-catching look.
  2. Inexpensive Modification: Installing new DRL boards is a cost-effective modification that can transform the front-end appearance of your BMW 3 series G20.
  3. Reversibility: One of the advantages of this modification is its reversibility. If, for any reason, you decide to revert to the original DRL setup or try a different modification, the process is simple and doesn't leave any permanent alterations to your vehicle.

Installation Process

Tools and Materials Required

  • T20 Torx screwdriver
  • Flathead screwdriver
  • Heat gun or hairdryer
  • Adhesive remover (optional)
  • LED DRL boards (compatible with BMW 3 Series G20)
  • Patience and attention to detail

Installation Steps

Preparing for the Installation

1.1 Start by parking your BMW 3 series G20 on a level surface and turning off the engine. Ensure that the headlights are switched off and that the vehicle has cooled down before proceeding with the installation.

1.2 Open the hood of your car to gain access to the headlight assembly. Locate the DRL module inside the headlight housing.

Removing the Original DRL Boards

2.1 Carefully remove the fender liner on the side where you'll be installing the DRL boards. This step might require the use of a T20 Torx screwdriver to remove the necessary bolts.

2.2 Once the fender liner is removed, you'll have better access to the DRL module. Use a flathead screwdriver to disconnect the connectors attached to the original DRL boards.

2.3 Gently heat the adhesive holding the original DRL boards in place using a heat gun or hairdryer.

2.4 Carefully remove the original DRL boards from the DRL module. If there is any excess adhesive residue, use an adhesive remover to clean the area.

Installing the New DRL Boards

3.1 Take the new DRL boards designed specifically for the BMW 3 Series G20 and align them to the original position. Ensure that they fit securely and snugly into place.

3.2 Once the DRL boards are in position, reconnect the connectors to the new boards. Double-check that all connections are secure.

Reassembling and Testing

4.1 Before reassembling the fender liner, verify that the DRL boards are working correctly. Turn on your BMW 3 Series G20 ignition and activate the DRL function to ensure that the lights illuminate as intended.

4.2 Once you've confirmed that the DRL boards are functioning properly, carefully reinstall the fender liner using the previously removed bolts. Make sure the liner is securely fastened.

4.3 Repeat the above steps for the other side of your BMW 3 Series G20 to complete the installation of the DRL boards.


By following this comprehensive guide, you should be able to successfully install new DRL boards on your BMW 3 series G20. The new lighting will not only enhance the aesthetics of your car but also add a unique touch to its overall appearance.

Disclaimer: This installation guide is provided for informational purposes only. Always exercise caution and consult your vehicle's manual or seek professional assistance if you are unsure about any step of the process.


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