BimmerFest BMW Forum banner
wires
1-20 of 24 Results
  1. E30 (1982 - 1993)
    I'm trying to understand the wiring of my previous radio so I can connect the proper wires to this new Continental Headunit. Previous owner hacked up the wires. I'm looking at the Elec Troubleshooting Guide and I just can't seem to make it make sense in my head. I'm trying to match the wires on...
  2. 3 Series & 4 Series
    New BMW owner here. I recently purchased a 2011 328i Xdrive. 71k miles. Before getting to my question, I wanted to provide a little background: I have been working from home so I don't drive very much everyday. I've noticed that if I haven't driven many miles, sometimes when I get in and start...
  3. F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
    Anyone know where the fourth wire in the back (circled and underlined) should live? I'm good on the first three, but I don't remember where the heck the fourth one came from.
  4. E30 (1982 - 1993)
    I have a 1984 325e that I am trying to make run (replaced fuel pumps/filter and battery and just ordered the crankshaft sensor). While looking around in my engine bay I noticed these two small wires aren't connected anywhere. Does anyone know what these wires are?
  5. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    First time using bmw forum my apologies if im posting in the wrong place. I bought my 2006 BMW 325i not to long ago and the guy that had owned it prior to him was a music guy but when he was done he for some reason cut and striped everything out except the speakers. Im pretty much re doing the...
  6. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hello all, I just traded my e46 325xi 02' for an e90 06 325i. HOWEVER. when i was scanning the vehicle at first before i traded, i got an OBDII reading of P0056. I searched the forums and i will replace this part this weekend. This code said bank 2 sensor 2 oxygen sensor. I am rarely driving...
  7. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    I have a 2002 BMW 330i, when I try to use the buttons on the steering wheel, such as the volume or the cruise control it won't work, I found a wire cute and connected somewhere else leading from the steering wheel and I also found a 3 pin adapter that I have no idea where it goes. I will post...
  8. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    I have bought an alarm/siren with remote control. Now, I would like it to start making sound when someone opens the doors (door trigger). The problem is I can't locate a cable( + or - ) that would allow me to install this. Has anyone installed similar device or knows about the wiring? The...
  9. E30 (1982 - 1993)
    A little history on the car. It's a 1991 E30 325i Auto Vert. 130K Miles. Trans is know to be "good". :p The Problem This happened a week after a spark plug change. Used NGKs. Gapped them twice, they're right on the dot (.028) I get a humming/vibration when between 2.8k and 3.8k. During this...
  10. E30 (1982 - 1993)
    hello all, 1989 325i that has an aftermarket stereo. The tach doesn't not move at all, the econo gauge works about 85% of the time, odometer does not work and the service lights all work. I have checked all the associated fuses and ruled out the batteries in the dash because the service...
  11. 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008)
    I recently took apart my 2006 BMW 750I rear window shade to see why it wasn't working. I put a 9v battery on the motor terminals to test if the motor was still in working condition. It WORKED. So then I began tracing the wire that plugs into the actual window shade to the front of the car and...
  12. E36 (1991 - 1999)
    My car has been sitting in the garage for 2 months and the battery died. Anyway when we installed it, there was a red wire that came off (pictured below circled in yellow). Is this connected to the positive contact in the front of the car? or is it a ground? And how do you reconnect it? The...
  13. 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001)
    Just the other day while driving home car filled with smoke, pulled over and flames coming out of rear drivers side trunk. Opened trunk and inside trunk behind lining where sound distribution amp is located in fender well, the fire started. Put fire out with extinguisher. Car is a mess.
  14. E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002)
    Hello everyone, I started to clean some dusty areas inside my car yesterday. I found that inside the trunk I have a pair of cables unplugged. I don't know what their functions are or why they are unplugged if there is a reason. The two cables are shown in the following image. Cable one Has...
  15. E36 (1991 - 1999)
    does anyone know where i can get a diagram of the tail light assembly for the '94 318i? i just need to know what bulb holder goes to the appropriate socket (and what its function is) ? i honestly can not remember where each one is supposed to go! thanks! :p
  16. E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010)
    Today I was having a subwoofer installed in my 6 series and when sliding the box in, the corner of the box got caught on the green fiber optic wire coming out of the stock amp breaking the wire in half. I have no sound whatsoever now. No navigation voice, no cd, no radio....nothing. Is this...
  17. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    before i start i'm going to say i'm not new to forums i know how to use the search bar and i have tried it. i have 2 things i am trying to figure out. 1) i searched where the outside temp. sensor is and the only similar-sh thing i found looked to be way out of place like the guy i bought it...
  18. E36 (1991 - 1999)
    Ok on a 1996 BMW 318ti 1.9 wtf is the firing order? I just got new ngk that are numbered and withouth thinking of making notes I hella just yanked all the other wires off thinking I could figure it out... I heard its 1-3-4-2 but the car dies when I start..
  19. X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    I have a 2009 BMW x5 4.8i with I drive, I was wordering if anyone can help me find the wiring color code diagram for the amplifier in the back.
  20. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    2004 e60, got error messages: malfunction - parking lights (angel eyes) and low beam failure. removed the headlight unit without any problem following the guides found in these forums. when i got the unit off i noticed that the plastic on several of the brown and white wires were crumbling off...
1-20 of 24 Results
Top