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Old 10-06-2006, 04:39 PM
Franks 95 325i Franks 95 325i is offline
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e32 stock radio wiring diagram/HELP

I pulled out the stock Radio to ymy 1990 735il and need to know the code Please.
I have a CD player to install but have no Idea what wire goes to what and is there an Apm that must be bypassed etc. Please help. Thanks
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Old 10-07-2006, 08:49 AM
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Wire Function Color Note Fuse # Size Location
+12V DC Battery(Constant) Red/white F41 30 amp Rear power distribution box
Switched Accessory Violet/white F18 15 amp Front power distribution box
Ground Brown
Power Antenna White
Remote Turn On(output) White
Illumination Gray/black

Wire Function Color Note Fuse # Size Location
12V DC Battery Red/white F41 30 amp Rear power distribution box
Remote Turn On (input) White
Left Front Mid + Yellow/white
Left Front Mid - Yellow/brown Splits to the 3 left front speakers
Left Front Tweeter + Yellow/green
Right Front Mid + Blue/white
Right Front Mid - Blue/brown Splits to the 3 right front speakers
Right Front Tweeter + Blue/green
Left Rear Mid + Yellow/blue
Left Rear Mid - Yellow/gray
Left Rear Tweeter + Yellow/black
Right Rear Mid + Blue/violet
Right Rear Mid - Blue/gray
Right Rear Tweeter + Blue/black
Subwoofer 1 + Yellow/red Left front low range speaker
Subwoofer 2 + Blue/red Right front low range speaker

Wire Function Color Note
Left Front Tweeter + Yellow/brown
Left Front Tweeter - Yellow/green
Right Front Mid + Blue/green
Right Front Mid - Blue/brown
Right Front Tweeter + Blue/green
Right Front Tweeter - Blue/brown
Left Rear Tweeter - Yellow/gray
Right Rear Tweeter - Blue/gray

Available Notes
The radio has a fuse of 6.3 amperes & the amplifier fuse is of 10 amperes.
The CD player is powered thru a red wire; it has the same fuse (F41) as the radio.

12 VOLTS Red Ignition harness +
IGNITION Green Ignition harness +
ACCESSORY Purple Ignition harness +
STARTER Black/yellow Ignition harness +
KEY SENSE Blue/black Ignition harness -
TACH SIGNAL Black At diagnostic plug AC
LOCK White/red In driver's kickpanel +
UNLOCK Blue/brown In driver's kickpanel +
TRUNK PIN White/brown At alarm module -
TRUNK RELEASE Manual release
FACTORY ARM Arms with lock wire
BRAKESWITCH Blue/red At switch above brake pedal +
PARKLIGHTS Gray/yellow & Gray/purple At light switch harness +
HORN Brown/red At steering column -
HEADLIGHTS Yellow At light switch harness +
REVERSE LIGHTS Blue/yellow DKP in harness to back of vehicle +
DIMMER Gray/red At dimmer switch harness
VSS WIRE Brown/red At instrument cluster harness

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