BMW 5 Series G30/M5 DRL LED Boards - Installation Guide

BMW 5 Series G30/M5 DRL LED Boards - Installation Guide

At DrlsDirect, we are dedicated to providing detailed guides and valuable information to automotive enthusiasts like you. In this comprehensive guide, we will walk you through the process of installing new DRL LED boards on your BMW 5 Series G30. This installation will not only transform the appearance of your car but also give it a unique and eye-catching look. If you're interested in purchasing new DRLs for your 5 Series G30, be sure to check out our shop.


Installation Process

Before we dive into the installation process, it's important to gather the necessary tools and ensure your safety by disconnecting the battery. Let's proceed with the steps involved:


Step 1: Preparation and Removal of Front Bumper

To access the DRL installation points on your BMW 5 Series G30, we need to remove the front bumper. Follow these steps:

  1. Lift the car using a lift or jack to create enough space to work comfortably.
  2. Remove the plastic pieces and items surrounding the front section of the car.
  3. Carefully detach the grills and other necessary components.
  4. Take off the wheels to gain access to the fender liner.
  5. Remove the screws holding the fender liner in place.
  6. Disconnect any connectors and carefully pull out the fender liner.
  7. Repeat the process on the opposite side of the car.
  8. Remove the plastic fasteners and bolts holding the front bumper.
  9. Gradually detach the front bumper by tugging and pulling it from both sides.
  10. Take your time to ensure a smooth removal process.


Step 2: Accessing and Installing the DRL LED Boards

With the front bumper removed, we can now focus on accessing and installing the DRL LED boards. Follow these steps:

  1. Locate the the heat sink module on the backside of your headlights. 
  2. Remove the module and disconnect the wiring.
  3. Carefully remove the existing DRL boards from the heat sink module.
  4. Install the new DRL boards in the same position and secure them in place with thermal heat paste.
  5. Ensure that the connections are secure and the boards are properly seated.
  6. Reinstall the heat sink module to your headlight and also reassembling it.


Step 3: Reassembling the Car

With the new DRL LED boards installed, it's time to put everything back together. Follow these steps to reassemble your BMW 5 Series G30:

  1. Reattach the front bumper by aligning it properly and securing it with the plastic fasteners and bolts.
  2. Reinstall the fender liner by reconnecting any connectors and inserting the screws.
  3. Carefully place the grills and other components back into their original positions.
  4. Put the wheels back on and ensure they are properly tightened.
  5. Double-check that everything is securely fastened and aligned.


Step 4: Testing and Final Checks

Before concluding the installation process, it's crucial to test the newly installed DRL LED boards. Reconnect the battery and turn on the ignition to verify that the lights illuminate as expected. Ensure that all connections are secure and there are no loose components. Take a moment to admire the transformed appearance of your BMW 5 Series G30.



Congratulations on successfully installing new DRL LED boards on your BMW 5 Series G30! By following this comprehensive installation guide, you have not only enhanced the appearance of your car but also added a unique and eye-catching element. We hope this guide has been helpful to you, and we encourage you to consult professionals or experienced individuals if you have any doubts or concerns during the installation process. Remember, your safety is paramount, so always disconnect the battery before working with electrical components.

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Hi ı ask local services for installation guide and they told me in the lci g30 we should open the headlight miror which is very risky but you didnt mention that so can you explain by photos or smth else ?

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In this price is complete on 2 head lamps?


Does the multi color DRL fit on G30 2021 m550i?


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