Fuses and relays BMW 7 Series (E38, 1994 - 2001)

The E38 is the third generation of premium 7 Series cars produced from 1994 to 2001 by the German automaker BMW. Together with gasoline engines, for the first time in the history of the company, diesel engines began to be installed on premium class cars. In this material, we will analyze in detail the fuse diagrams of the BMW 7 series (725tds, 728i, 730d, 730i, 735i, 740d, 740i, 750i) of the 3rd generation in the e38 body - 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997. 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001 release.


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

In the trunk

The unit is located on the right side of the trunk above the battery under the trim.


General form.

Fuse diagram in the luggage compartment of the BMW e38
Models up to 1997
No. Description Current, A
F49 Independent ventilation system 15
F50 Independent heater 15
F51 Sunroof 20
F52 cigarette lighter fuse 30
F53 Power rear seat 20
F54  
F55 Windshield wipers, power steering 7.5
F56 Anti-theft system 15
F57 Fuel module (fuel pump) 15
F58 Anti-theft system, central locking 5
F59 Rear window heater 30
F60  
F61 A/C Fan Motor - Rear 20
F62 Interior rearview mirror 5
F63 Rear seat heater 15
F64 parking system 5
F65 Suspension control system 15
F66 cigarette lighter 5
F67  
F68 A/C Fan Motor - Rear 5
F69 Navigation system, audio system 30
F70 Phone 10
1 Independent heater relay
2 Main Ignition Relay
3 Fuel pump relay
4 Rear defroster relay
After 1997
No. Decryption Amps
49 Not
50 Auxiliary heating system 15
Parking distance control system
51 Sunroof control unit 20
52 Cigarette lighter front and rear 30
53 Rear seat adjustment 20
54 trailer connector connector 20
55 General electrical control box 7.5
56 Security alarm 7.5
57 Fuel pump relay 15
58 Rear door lock switch 5
Vehicle tilt sensor
Electrochromic rearview mirror
Protection and switching unit
59 Fridge 15
60 Not used 5
61 Rear fan 20
Rear Fan Relay
62 Electrochromic rearview mirror 5
63 Heated rear seat switch 15
64 Parking assistance control unit 5
65 Switching module 15
Electronic damping control (EDC)
66 cigarette lighter 5
67 Not used
68 Rear fan 5
Rear Fan Relay
69 Rear information display 30
70 Voice control unit 10
Charging system
phone
71 Intercom (special equipment)
79 Relay, rear demister 40
R1 Auxiliary heating system
R2 Fuel flap relay
R3 Unloader relay, terminal 15
R4a Fuel module relay (fuel pump)
R4b Fan relay
R5 relay demistor

In the cabin

Location of the fuse box in the passenger compartment
The block is behind the glove compartment. 

Cabin block diagram with relay modules
 
No. Decryption
R1 headlight washer module
R2 Air conditioning water valves
R3 Trunk lid/tailgate control panel
R4 shutdown
R5 windshield heating
Heated nozzles
R6 fan
R7 Additional cooling fan, speed 2
R8 Additional cooling fan, speed 1
R9 Additional cooling fan, speed 3

In the engine compartment

Location of the main fuse box in the engine compartment of the car
The main unit is located on the passenger side, closer to the windshield.
 

Access example.

Diagram
No. Decryption Amps
1  
2  
3 windshield wiper 30
4 Windshield washers, headlight washer 30
5 Sound signal 15
6 Interior lamps, trunk lamp, windshield washers 20
7 Air conditioner
8 Central locking, power door mirrors 30
9 AC condenser fan motor 20
10 Traction control 25
11 Air conditioner 15
12 Steering column adjustment drive 15
13 Steering column adjustment drive  
14 rear head restraint control unit  
(after 09.1998) Left lower A-pillar
Right lower front pillar
15 Power Seat (Driver's Side), Steering Column Adjuster 30
16 Power seat (passenger side) 30
17 ABS / ABS system, traction control, fuel module (fuel pump) 10
18 instrument cluster 5
19 5
20 Heater Fan Motor, Air Conditioning Condenser Fan Motor, Rear Window Defroster, Windshield Defroster 5
21 Garage Door Remote Control System 5
22 Engine management 10
23 Control relay for lighting circuits, instrument cluster 5
24 Engine management 5
25  
26 Immobilizer, automatic transmission selector lamp 5
27 Multifunction display 5
28 Windshield wipers, audio remote control system 5
29 Central locking, power windows 30
30 Windshield washer jet heaters 10
31 Power door mirrors, central locking, power windows 30
32 Heater fan motor 30
33 ABS system 25
or
Air conditioning water valves
34 AC condenser fan motor 40
35  
36 Steering wheel heater 10
37  
38 AC condenser fan motor 5
39 seat heater 15
40 not used 5
or 
diagnostic connector
41 Horn, instrument cluster, gear selector lamp 5
42 Charging socket, vanity mirror lamp 7.5
43 Safety bag 5
44  Immobilizer, lighting relay control, cruise control 5
45 Safety bag 5
46 Board computer, audio system, telephone 5
47 Multifunction display, steering wheel adjustment mechanism 5
48  
78 Fan 20
81 Fan relay 40
F1 Diagnostic connector 30
Engine control unit (DME)
DME relay
transmission control unit
F2 Engine control unit (DME) 20
Engine Management (EML)
F3 Oxygen sensor before catalytic converter 20
F4  Engine control unit (DME) 30
Engine Management (EML)
transmission control unit
F5 Ignition coils 30
R36 Wiper Relay #1
R37 Wiper Relay #2
R94 Engine relay
R118 Air pump relay
R2000 Glow plug relay
R2003 Main relay DDE
R6303 Oxygen sensor relay
R6304 Secondary air injection pump relay
R6310 DME
R6320
R6324 starter
R2283 preheating
R2317 DDE
R2318
R6300 Relay DDE
R6326 Unloader relay, terminal 15

Additional relay block - on the left side.

Diagram
 
No. Purpose
1 ABS pump
2 Exhaust air pump
3 air conditioning condenser fan (fusible link)
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