1995 E36 316 Compact - How Do I Fit Remote Central Locking?

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  1. 1995 E36 316 Compact - How Do I Fit Remote Central Locking? 
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    Hi have been given a non branded cheap remote central locking kit , trouble is..... I don't want to upset the standard system, Is it possible to fit just the remote part in addition to the standard locking system and how would I go about it? I am right in thinking the kit I have would not flash the indicators when opening/closing.....not that thats a major issue Have included photos of the diagram on the box that came with it. Appreciate any help or advice.
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    i bought something similar to that works fine!! on my one there is an option for indicator flash (but i havnt bothered wiring that up yet too lazy), so i spose it depends on the kit!!

    does your car already have manual central locking if it does its just a case of connecting 4 wires!! took me about an hour tops most of it was spent finding the wires!!
     
     

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    as far as can remember m8, u just need to wire it to the inputs on the central locking relay, being central locking u only need to do one then it will lock them all, as long as u have central locking that is.
     
     

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    Thanks for the replies, It does have standard central locking
    So am I attaching into existing wires if so where will I find them, in the doors already or are they located elsewhere in the car. I saw another thread which showed images of something behind the glove box, sadly the explanation wasn't finished.
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by ThomasAstbury View Post
    its just a case of connecting 4 wires!! took me about an hour tops most of it was spent finding the wires!!
    Right.... Think i'm getting there

    Located what I think is the ZKE behind the glove box circled in my picture (please correct me if im wrong), I found a ZKE diagram but don't understand it , can anyone tell me which colour wires I need to wire to, should be an easy job once I have the info...... Thanks
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    iiiiiiiiiiiiiiinteresting! I really miss having remote cetral locking on the current E36, but if it's a simple job to fit to the existing central locking, I'm all ears!!

    You're only just down the road from me btw Corbs - I'm in Earlswood.
     
     

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    hmm i couldnt possibly remember what colour the wires are, but if no one has answered ill whip the glovebox out again and have a look for you
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by M3NDEREZ View Post
    You're only just down the road from me btw Corbs - I'm in Earlswood.
    Greetings, I'll keep my eyes peeled for your motor when i'm out and about.
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by ThomasAstbury View Post
    if no one has answered ill whip the glovebox out again and have a look for you
    Its beginning to look that way mate, If you get the chance I'd really appreciate it
     
     

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    right well the wires that mmine are connected to are blue and yellow and green and blue i am not sure which one is positive/ negative, i have taken a pic of them to give you a better idea, however i have noticed that the plugs on mine and yours are different colours mine being sort of pink and yours being yellow i have no idea if that is going to be a problem orr??

    anyway in the pic its the wires on the extreme right and left, you can (hopefully excuse the terrible quality pics) see the colours of them the green/ blue and blue/ yellow!! i hope this helps you
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