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  1. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I've attached an image and marked the spot where the wire plugs in. https://i.imgur.com/u6j0Swj.jpg I had to remove one of the headlights and put back in and one of the wire just won't plug in (I am 100% sure that I'm trying to plug it in in the same spot as it was before I removed the...
  2. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    hello everyone bought x6 3.0d 2014 and in the boot driver side after taking cover off ,found cut wires not sure what is for maybe someone can recognise ?
  3. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I don't see any buttons for seat warming function.
  4. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, Thank you all in advance for any input to this. Yesterday i went to check different fuses for my ac to make sure that none of the fuses have gone. During my checks i opened the fuse/relay box under the bonnet in the corner and according to the diagram I was looking for a relay but that...
  5. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Please Halp! So I've just bought this 840 mentioned in another thread, the OBC is showing a "trans fail-safe prog", BUT there are no error codes showing and the car runs great. The garage it's at have started looking into it, but have found that the wiring into the 'gearbox display selector...
  6. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Looking at the back window and trying to work out why the reception on the radio is crap, I noticed these. It looks like it's supposed to be like this but just checking.
  7. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hello, I have a problem, my display from a bmw e87 doesn't work, I already bought another display and nothing, so I was checking the cables and the wire power has no voltage, and I can't find from where it comes, and not find any fuse to display, anyone know the wire that is marked in the photo...
  8. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Removed seats - airbag light So I've removed the seats, replacing the drivers seat with a competition bucket seat (I only use this car for track days). I expected the air bag warning light to be on, so have purchased some emulators. My question is where do I fit those emulators? I see it's...
  9. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi all, I have a e36 vert and am trying to wire up a new third brake light. I don't want to blow any bulbs so was wondering if anyone know which order the wires are connected or has pics. There are three pins but only two wires brown (ground) and blue/pink (live). Any help appreciated, thanks.
  10. Auto Electrical Forum
    Re starter motor delay fault post.....I am trying to understand function of the two small wires that go to the two small terminals on the solenoid. In order to understand a delay in starter motor function that appears to be linked to the heater plug relay. I connected a 12v direct to the small...
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Here is an image of my boot wiring loom once I opened it I found that 8 wires needed repairing. I was having problems with the following issues.. No reverse lamps No interior boot lamps Boot release not working correctly I fixed all the wires using crimp terminals from maplins.
  12. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Here's a funny thing, I've been poking the gearbox selector switch which is mounted under the car on the RHS of the gearbox. This is because I've been having some funny gear-changes and a spot of trans failsafe-prog with a gear display of S3: ....anyway, I got a replacement switch from a 740i...
  13. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi chaps anyone on here be able to shed some light on a little problem Ive got. Ive fitted new Oyster leather seats to my car, the underseat plugs look the same and do actually clip in together but Ive got the air bag light on and the seat belt light on. Ive looked at the actual plugs and the...
  14. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Having delved into the depths of darkness behind the glovebox in my ’94 320i to diagnose a window really issue in the ZKE module I discovered a couple of oddities and hoped someone might be able to shed some light on them… First off, the switch to nowhere: Buried in the back corner of the...
  15. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi , I've discovered some broken wires under the passenger seat that has lead to a "Passenger restraint fault" looks like they've got caught on something that's been under the seat - somehow?!? Its a 2014, 3 Series. Anyone know if this part of the loom is replaceable or repairable. Looks...
  16. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hello I am new to the forum so please bear with me if I'm doing anything wrong I have had Rats build a nest in the engine bay of the Mrs BMW 318 CI 2004 M SPORT The Rats have chewed the wires in the picture do the wires do anything or are they just blanks for a additional accessories Thanks for...
  17. BMW Engine Conversions
    Hi guys is made another thread about this but am not sure now to edit it. Anyway am doing a compact swap. Am crap with wires an things like that am used working round old tractors So m52.b28 engine into my 316 compact. I have all in tho am haveing probs with the wiring. Am Keepn the battery...
  18. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Can anyone help me out with speaker wires? I have just brought some alpine speakers for the front and back of the car but the wires to the original speakers are on blocks, 2 wires for the tweeters green and black and 5 wires into the other block??? Before I cut that block off can anyone tell me...
  19. Auto Electrical Forum
    Finally got around to seeing what's behind the cover in the DME box. Not to my surprise the harness looks like shit, and I'm pretty sure there are no crimped wires on stock harness. Theres a blk/wht wire that was sitting disconnected (it has a plug) but i have no idea what it is and can't really...
  20. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi I've got a set of E46 M3 seats I'm refurbishing (the ones with the electric side bolsters) and I'm trying to troubleshoot the heated elements are fully working without a car with the buttons to plug them into. I've successfully powered the seats up using pins 13 and 14 and then looking at...
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