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    Could someone tell me where the internal fusebox is located on a BMW 316i Compact (1998)? Iv had a quick look but i can see it.

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    It's in the glove box. There are two tabs on the roof of the glove box which you have to undo and the fuse compartment drops down.
     
     

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    Thanks for the reply. I want to check the fuses as a couple of things have stopped working. for example the boot light which is most likely the bulb but may as well check the fuses 1st. Also are the indicators supposed to flash when the car is locked/unlocked by remote as this doesnt happen?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jstevens110 View Post
    Also are the indicators supposed to flash when the car is locked/unlocked by remote as this doesnt happen?
    Has it stopped doing this? If it was like that when you bought the car, then it is a programmable feature and you can have it turned on.
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by NealP View Post
    Has it stopped doing this? If it was like that when you bought the car, then it is a programmable feature and you can have it turned on.
    I only brought the car last Friday so im not sure if they ever flashed or not. Its not really that important but its the little touches

    Is there any way to check if the car has the feature or has anyone on here got the same year/model etc?

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    I just realised...is your car an E36?
     
     

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    Yes i think it is an E36. Does that make a difference?
     
     

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    Yes, forget what I said above about the fuses...it refers to E46. You only have a couple of fuses located behind the glove box itself. The rest will be modules and relays. The main fuse box is under the bonnet.
     
     

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    Ok cheers, ill have a look and see if anything is blown. It looks like the alarm has been taken out of the car as i cant find a siren under the bonnet. Could this be why the indicators dont flash anymore?
     
     

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    Siren could be located behind the bulk head...you have an EWS system. Can you see a bonnet switch? If so, the push it, arm the car and wait a few seconds before releasing the switch. The siren should sound.
     
     

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