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Old 01-02-2013, 07:50 PM   #173
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Originally Posted by -Shin- View Post
About the "bulb out" message: i'm talking with a guy who made the Mk3 Batman Edition (the 2nd MK3 retrofitted i'v ever seen). He's russian and states that it is possible to permanently disable the warning by changing firmware settings. service access is needed with hardware and software to change this setting:

01 halogen light without manual leveling
02 halogen light with manual leveling (default for halogen)
03 hid with auto leveling
04 halogen afs with manuel leveling
05 hid with manual leveling
09 afs hid with auto leveling

I think he mean setting from 02 to 05..

Here the thread:
starting from post #7
and here the Batman edition:

Now, i've downloaded the software he recommends but it's in russian language! So I cant verify, but the idea that the warning may be disabled via software (or through a workshop ford?) makes unnecessary the use of resistors, capacitors or CANBUS systems... not a small thing
Very interesting... Thanks for sharing this.

However, I disagree that connecting some extra plug-n-play wiring is more of a hassle than all that.

Guess it's a personal preference thing though.
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