How to use Launch X431 scanner to disable BMW adaptive headlight?
BMW 2011 F10 520i
Adaptive Headlights failure
Use the Launch X431 scan tool to edit FA (change vehichle order) and disable BMW adaptive headlight.
Connect Launch scan tool and vehicle correctly
Select Local diagnose>> BMW>> BMW diagnostic software>> Automatically Search
Confirm the vehicle info (it’s BMW 520i 2011)
Headlight replace with aftermarket FA (vehicle order) need to edit
Select Coding/Program>> Retrofit
Confirm the vehicle info
Select Vehicle Order Change
Switch off ignition, wait approx.10s, then switch on ignition again
The function has to modify vehicle data, please record the initial data as backup in case of error.
Select 524 Adaptive Headlights and delete it
Check the old and new FA data, confirm to change it
Check the vehicle order what you want to write to ECU
Confirm to change vehicle order
Confirm vehicle is ready for programming
Write the data to ECU successfully
Diagnose the vehicle to ensure it’s ok, and also need to recode what you change
Back to the System and Function menu
Select Coding/Program>> FRM (Footwell Module)/TSGFA (Driver Door Control Unit)
Confirm to encode
Manually select the integration level of required encoded data
Recoding has been completed
Start the car and scan the system, there is no fault code now, and the Adaptive Headlights failure prompt disappears on the dashboard.
Launch scanner diasbled BMW Adaptive Headlights successfully.
After the above procedure finishes. There may still be a warning light or fault code displayed until the vehicle has completed a road test and the ignition switched off for 10 seconds and on.