Fuses and relays BMW 3 Series (E36, 1990 - 2000)

The BMW E36 is the third generation of passenger cars of the 3rd series of the German automaker, produced from 1990 to 2000. This generation received an elegantly streamlined body and was originally presented as a four-door, as opposed to the second generation, which was mainly two-door. In this material, we will analyze in detail the fuse diagrams of the 3rd generation BMW 3 series e36  -  1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000 of release.

General view of the car.
Here you will find the locations and photos of the mounting blocks. Separately, we note the fuses responsible for the cigarette lighter and fuel pump.

The general layout of the electronic components of the car
No. Component
1 Antenna signal booster
2 Air conditioning electronic control unit
3 Security Diagnostic Module (SRS)
4 Anti-theft control module
5 Vehicle tilt sensor (anti-theft system) ^1996
6 Vehicle tilt sensor (anti-theft system) 1996^
7 Audio output amplifier
8
9 Additional block of system of indication of malfunction
10 Left front brake pad wear sensor
11 Right rear brake pad wear sensor
12 Central locking control module
13 Roof folding control module
14 Retractable roof motor
15 E/m valve of a drive of system of maintenance of speed (cruise control)
16 Cruise Control Module (Cruise Control)
17 Diagnostic socket (4 cylinders)
18 Diagnostic socket (6 cylinders)
19 Power Window Control Module
20 Electronic engine control unit
21 Fuel pump (in tank)
22 Underhood fuse box
23 Cabin Relay Blocks (#1/#2/#3)
24
25
26 Glow plug relay
27 Air conditioner/heater fan motor
28 Electronic immobilizer control unit
29 Inertial fuel cut-off switch
30 Multifunction control box
31 Outside temperature sensor (trip computer)
32 Outside temperature sensor (air conditioning system)
33 Parking System Control Module ^1996
34 Parking System Control Module 1996^
35 Power steering control module
36 Safety arc drive
37 Safety arc drive
38 Seat adjustment control module
39 Sunroof control module
40 Accelerator pedal position sensor
41 Electronic gearbox control unit
42 Trip computer
43 Control module for variable valve timing system
44 Vehicle speed sensor
45 Windshield wiper control module
46 Windshield wiper motor

In the passenger compartment

Locations of relay blocks in the passenger compartment.
In the area of ​​​​the dashboard there are three blocks with relay modules.

Block #1 diagram
Models up to 1996
No. Decryption
1 Power Window/Sunroof Relay
2 Control unit (in case of accident)
3 Heater fan motor relay
4 headlight cleaner/washer
5 Windshield/Headlight Wiper Control Unit
6 Power Window Motor Relay - Rear 2-door models
Models after 1996
No. Purpose
1 power windows / sunroof
2 Control block
3 heater fan motor
7 Fuse 48 (40A), AC - 316i/318i
Relay diagram in block No. 2
Models up to 1996
No. Decryption
1 Fuse 47 (15A) - anti-theft system
2 Starter relay
3 Windshield wiper motor relay 2
4 Windshield wiper motor relay 1
5 starter
Models after 1996
No. Purpose
1 Fuse 47 - anti-theft system 15A
2 seat heating
5 power window motor
Relay diagram in block No. 3
No. Decryption
1 Relay 1 front / rear dimensions
2 Door lock heater time relay
3 Heater ventilation relay
4 Anti-theft relay
6 Relay 2 forward/rear dimensions

In the underhood space

The location of the fuse box in the engine compartment of the car.
The unit is located on the right side of the engine compartment under a plastic cover.


Access example.


General view of the board.

Diagram
 
No. Relay assignment
K2 horn
K4 heating blower;
K10 ABS safety relay;
K13 heated rear window;
K16 relay-interrupter for direction indicators and alarm;
K19 air conditioning compressor;
K21 radiator fan electric drive (air conditioning) 1st stage;
K22 radiator fan electric drive (air conditioning) 2nd stage;
K46 high beam headlights;
K47 fog lights;
K48 dipped headlights
K75 ABC pump motor;
K6300 the main relay of the ignition / injection system Motronic;
K6301 fuel pump relay;
K6303 heating lambda probe.
No. Fuse decoding A
1 Sunroof 30
2 Trailer electrical connector 15
3 Washer / headlight cleaner 30
4 seat heater 15
5 Power seat 30
6 Rear window heater 20
7 Ignition lock heater, central locking, anti-theft system, convertible roof drive 5
8 Sound signal 15
9 Audio system 20
10 ABS/TCS electronic control unit, active suspension system 30
11 Headlight - left 7.5
12 Headlight-right 7.5
13 power window drive - rear. (2-door models) 5
14 Power windows 30
15 Fog lights - front, instrument cluster 7.5
16 Engine control unit, air conditioning five
17 Rear fog lights 7.5
18 Fuel pump fuse 15
19 Power windows-rear. (4-door models/convertible) 15/30
20 Air conditioning / heating system 10
21 ABS/TCS electronic control unit, active suspension system 5
22 Fog lights 5
23 Seat heaters, instrument cluster, clock, trip computer, direction indicators, ABS system, engine compartment lamp, heater, rear window defroster, fog lights, headlight relay 5
24 Windshield washer jet heaters, power door mirrors, parking system 15
25 Light Switch (Headlights/Fog Lights) 5
26 Reversing lights, gear selector, oxygen sensor, diagnostic connector, fuel heater 10
27 Anti-lock brakes / traction control, instrument cluster, trip computer 5
28 Engine ECU, Traction Control ECU, Cruise Control ECU 5
29 High Beam - Left Headlight 7.5
30 High beam - right headlight 7.5
31 Instrument cluster, clock, trip computer, anti-theft system, central locking signal control unit, air conditioning system 15
32 BMW e36 cigarette lighter fuse 30
33 Front / rear dimensions - left. Engine compartment lamp, interior lamps, charging socket, anti-theft system, telephone, door lock heater 10
34 Turn signal/alarm lamps, shock sensor (anti-theft system), anti-theft system 30
35 Central locking, convertible roof drive 25
36 Windshield wiper/washer control unit 30
37 Front and rear parking lights - right 10
38 ABS system 30
39 A/C Compressor Magnetic Clutch Relay 7.5
40 Power seat 30
41 AC condenser fan motor 30
42 SRS, roll-over protection system (convertible) 7.5
43 Interior lamps, anti-theft system, central locking, telephone, power roof 5
44 Windshield wiper/washer control unit, glove box light, audio system, anti-theft system 15
45 Trip computer, auxiliary signaling unit 7.5
46 Instrument cluster, brake lights, cruise control 7.5
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