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    Hi all,

    Im trying to add a 2nd sunroof switch in the center console, as I suffer from a frozen shoulder alot and having a few problems.

    Both swith 1 and 2 work the sunroof if 1 of them are not connected, but as soon as both are connected it blows fuses ( as per pic ).

    Can anyone tell me where Im going wrong / how to correct it.

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    Hi mate, If that diagam is EXACTLY how you are wiring your switches, Then lets say order goes from top 1, 2, 3, you have what would be pin 2 on one connected to pin 3 on the other, thus would probably cause a short and result in blown fuse, swap your green and black wire over on your second switch and see if that works
    EDIT: P.S If you bmw sets on fire, not my fault
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    Why not disconnect the switch completely in the sunroof and re route the wiring from the original to a replacement put in the centre console?

    Two switches seems pointless to be honest and once you've unwrapped the loom you'll probably find it will easily reach to the centre console without having to extend any wiring
     
     

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    Sorry if my post seeemd a bit stupid, helping people solve their problems whilst pissed isnt good.. however just double check your wiring, do you have a multimeter? ifso switch it to a diode test, test the positive on one with the ground on another make sure you dont have a connection, if you do then theres a short on that wire
     
     

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