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  1. 1996 e36 318is coupe oil switch wiring colour QUICK RESPONCE NEEDED 
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    alrighty can any one tell me the colour of the wires for the oil switch going to the bulb inside the dash board and also the colour of the wire for the earth
    the bulb seems to be flashing on and off when i hit a bump and im going to test the wire but the haynes manual only uses diagrams for a typical setup so i am not sure about the actuall colour of the wires
     
     

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    Is this the one that displays the red oil indicator light on the instrument cluster?
     
     

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    Brown/Green
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by gildersol View Post
    Brown/Green
    got it sorted

    in the back of the instrument cluster there are 2 brown/green wires one is in the white connection and the other is in the blue connection
    the one in the blue connection is the power cable for the oil pressure light
    i have no idea what the other one does
     
     

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    Good stuff
    The other wire is for the handbrake light
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by gildersol View Post
    Good stuff
    The other wire is for the handbrake light
    yeah
    its strange, the handbrake light turns off after a few seconds when the ignition is turned on
     
     

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    Apart from a bad connection, I would investigate the switch itself
     
     

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