2004-2013 BMW 3-Series Fuses, Location, Chart, Diagram, List

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This guide will find the fuse location on a BMW 3-Series E90/E91/E92/E93.

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Fuse Location

Fuses are located behind the glove box on the dashboard. To access the fuses on a BMW 3-series, open the passenger door.

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Open the glove box. You will see two plastic round screws. Turn them counterclockwise to unlock them. This will allow you to remove the panel.

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Behind the glove box, you will see the fuses and relays for your BMW. It is difficult to reach back to the fuse panel. Use a fuse puller to remove the fuses.

BMW 3-Series fuses location diagram chart

BMW 3 Series Fuse Chart and Layout

Below is a reference table that shows the fuse designation for BMW 3-Series.

The exact fuse chart in your BMW 3-Series may be different. The fuse chart could change between production years and different trims.

The fuses you have in your car depend on the options installed on your BMW. Check the owner’s manual or the fuse layout on your BMW 3-Series. The specific fuse list will be printed either on the back of the fuse cover or on a piece of paper placed in the fuse box.

Fuse Ampere
1RELAY: Rear screen wiper 
2RELAY: Windscreen wiper motor 
3  
F1Roll-over bar control module10
F2 5
F3 
F4Ignition switch control module5
F5 Fuel pump(FP)20
F6Transmission control module (TCM)15
F7 The auxiliary heater control module20
F8Audio unit output amplifier20
F9 Cruise control distance range control module10
F10Tow bar retract control module15
F11 Audio unit10
F12 20
F13Tire pressure monitor control module5
F14 
F15AC Intake air purity sensor5
F16Horn15
F17 10
F18Selection control module5
F19Alarm system7.5
F20 5
F21 7.5
F22Cruise control distance range control module10
F23 10
F24Tyre pressure monitor control module5
F25Seat belt presenter control module10
F26Telematics10
F27 5
F28 5
F29Seat heating5
F30Cigarette lighter fuse20
F31Multimedia control module20
F32Seat adjustment control module left front30
F33 5
F34CD changer5
F35ABS30
F36 30
F37 10
F38 30
F39 7.5
F40 30
F41  
F42 40
F43Headlamp washers30
F44Trailer control module30
F45 40
F46Heated rear window30
F47Trailer socket20
F48 
F49Seat adjustment control module, right front30
F50Engine control module (ECM)10
F51Ignition switch control module50
F52 20
F53 20
F54Trailer control module30
F55 
F56Central locking system15
F57Central locking system15
F58 5
F59 Steering column function control module5
F60AC control module7.5
F61 10
F62Rear electric windows30
F63 30
F64Rear electric windows30
F65ABS40
F66 50
F67AC/heater blower control module30
F68 40
F69Engine coolant blower motor50
F70 
F71Trailer socket20
F72 
F73 
F74 10
F75 10
F76 20
F77 30
F78 30
F79 30
F80 
F81 30
F82 
F83 
F84Headlamp washers30
F85 
F86 
F87 
F88Engine management20
F89Spare 
F90Spare 
F91Spare 
F92Spare 
F93Spare 
F94Spare 
F95Spare 

This guide applies to BMW 3-Series 2004-2013, including models such as the 316i, 318i, 320i, 323i, 325i, 325xi, 328i, 328xi, 330i, 330xi, 335i, 335is, 335xi, 320d, 320xd, 325d, 330d, 330xd, 335d, and M3.

Notes

  • Always replace a blown fuse with a new fuse with the same rating. If the new fuse blows again, there is an electrical problem, typically a short. Do not install a higher-rated fuse.
  • Installing a fuse with an ampere rating higher than recommended causes damage and possibly even causes fires if there is a short.
  • Remember to turn the ignition OFF when pulling and replacing fuses and relays.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I find the BMW 3-Series Fuse Box?

The fuse box on a BMW 3-Series is located behind the glove box. Remove the glove box to have full access to the fuse box.

Can I replace a blown fuse with a different rating?

No, Installing a fuse with an ampere rating higher than recommended causes damage and possibly even causes fires if there is a short.

How can I replace a blown fuse?

Use the fuse puller to pull the blown fuse. Always replace a blown fuse with a new fuse with the same rating. If the new fuse blows again, there is an electrical problem, typically a short. Do not install a higher-rated fuse.

We hope you find the 2004-2013 BMW 3-Series Fuses, Location, Chart, Diagram, List guide helpful. Check these troubleshooting and repair guides for more help on your BMW.

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  1. Anonymous says:

    i cant find the fuse for the crankshaft position sensor on my 2011 bmw 325i.