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BMW 5-Series (E39; 1996 - 2003) - fuse box diagram

avatar Jonathan Yarden Jan 19, 2021 · 5 min. read

In this article you will find a description of fuses and relays BMW, with photos of block diagrams and their locations. Highlighted the cigarette lighter fuse (as the most popular thing people look for).
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Year of production: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003

Fuse box in the engine compartment

Fuse box diagram (engine compartment, type 1)

BMW 5-Series - fuse box diagram - engine compartment (type 1)

Component
1 Engine control module
2 Transmission control module
3 Engine control module fuse
4 Engine control module relay
5 Windscreen wiper motor relay I
6 Windscreen wiper motor relay II
7 Air conditioning condenser blower motor relay I
8 Air conditioning condenser blower motor relay III
9 ABS relay

Fuse box diagram (engine compartment, type 2)

BMW 5-Series - fuse box diagram - engine compartment (type 2)

A Component
1 Engine control module(ECM)
2 Transmission control module(TCM)
3 Engine control (EC)relay
4 Ignition coil relay- except 520i (22 6S 1)/525i/530i
5 Windscreen wiper motor relay 1
6 Windscreen wiper motor relay2
7 AC condenser blower motor relay 1 (until 03/98)
8 AC condenser blower motor relay 3 (until 03/98)
9 Secondary air injection (AIR) pump relay
F1 30A Engine control module(ECM), evaporative emission (EVAP) canister purge valve, mass airflow (MAF) sensor, camshaft position (CMP)sensor1 .engine coolant thermostat-535i/540i
F2 30A Secondary air injection (AIR)pump, intake manifold air control solenoid, injectors (except 520i (22 6S1)/525i/530i),engine control module(ECM), evaporative emission (EVAP) canister purge valve, camshaft position (CMP) actuator 1 &2, idle speed control (ISC) actuator
F3 20A Crankshaft position (CKP) sensor, camshaft position (CMP)sensorl &2, mass airflow(MAF)sensor
F4 30A Heated oxygen sensors(H02S), transmission control module (TCM)
F5 30A Ignition coil relay-except 520i (22 6S1)/525i/530i

Fuse box in the glove compartment

BMW 5-Series - fuse box diagram - glove compartment

Assignment of the fuses in the glove compartment (until 03.1998)

A Component
F1 30A Windscreen wiper motor relay
F2 30A Headlamp washers
F3 15A Horn
F4 20A Multifunction control module
F5 20A/30A Sunroof
F6 30A Electric door mirror, passenger’s side
F7 20A/30A AC condenser blower motor relay 1
F8
F9 15A AC/ heater control module
F10 30A Seat adjustment-passenger’s side
F11 7,5A Multifunction control module- variable power steering
F12 5A Immobilizer
F13 30A Seat adjustment-driver’s side, steering column adjustment
F14 5A Engine control module (ECM)
F15 7,5A Transmission control module (TCM), engine oil level sensor, alternator, electrics box temperature switch (530d)
F16 5A Lamps control module
F17 10A Fuel pump relay, ABS control module, multi switch assembly
F18 5A Instrument panel
F19 5A Overvoltage protection relay 2
F20 5A/7.5A AC/heater control module, heated rear window relay, tyre pressure monitor control module
F21 5A Cigarette lighter relay, seat adjustment relay/steering column adjustment relay, garage door opener, parking aid control module, anti-dazzle interior mirror
F22 30A AC condenser blower motor relay 2
F23 7,5A Digital multifunction display-rear
F24 5A Instrument panel, tyre pressure monitor control module, steering position sensor
F25 7,5A Digital multifunction display
F26
F27 30A Multifunction control module
F28 15A Automatic transmission (AT)
F29 30A Door function control module, driver’s side
F30 25A ABS control module
F31 10A Fuel pump relay, ABS control module, secondary air injection (AIR) pump relay (petrol)
F32 25A Multi switch assembly
F33
F34 10A Multifunction steering wheel/airbag assembly, heated steering wheel
F35 5A AC condenser blower motor, rear
F36
F37 5A Immobilizer control module
F38 5A Multifunction control module, horn relay, rain sensor, transmission shift hold switch (AT), data link connector (DLC)
F39 7,5A Vanity mirror lamps, rechargeable torch
F40 5A Instrument panel, seat adjustment control module, airbag crash sensor, seat belt contact switch (drivers side)
F41 5A Lamps control module, clutch pedal position (CPP) switch, brake pedal position (BPP)switch
F42 5A SRS control module
F43 5A Over voltage protection relay 1
F44 5A Multifunction steering wheel/airbag assembly, steering wheel, digital multifunction display-frontfrear
F45 7,5A Multi switch assembly

Assignment of the fuses in the glove compartment (since 03.1998)

A Component
F1 30A Windscreen wiper motor relay
F2 30A Headlamp washers
F3 15A Horn
F4 20A Multifunction control module
F5 20A/30A Sunroof
F6 30A Electric door mirror, passenger’s side
F7 20A/30A Cigarette lighter-front (09/00)
F8
F9 15A AC/heater control module
F10 30A Seat adjustment-passenger’s side
F11 7,5A Multifunction control module- variable power steering
F12 5A Immobilizer
F13 30A Seat adjustment-driver’s side, steering column adjustment
F14 5A Engine control module (ECM)
F15 7,5A Transmission control module (TCM), engine oil level sensor, alternator, electrics box temperature switch (530d)
F16 5A Lamps control module
F17 10A Fuel pump relay, ABS control module, multi switch assembly
F18 5A Instrument panel
F19 5A Overvoltage protection relay 2
F20 5A/7.5A AC/heater control module, heated rear window relay, tyre pressure monitor control module
F21 5A Cigarette lighter relay, seat adjustment relay/steering column adjustment relay, garage door opener, parking aid control module, anti-dazzle interior mirror
F22 25A Fuel pumprelay-530d/520i(226S1)/525i/530i
F23 7,5A Digital multifunction display-rear
F24 5A Instrument panel, tyre pressure monitor control module, steering position sensor
F25 7,5A Digital multifunction display
F26
F27 30A Multifunction control module
F28 15A Automatic transmission (AT)
F29 30A Door function control module, driver’s side
F30 25A ABS control module
F31 10A Fuel pump relay, ABS control module, secondary air injection (AIR) pump relay (petrol)
F32 25A Multi switch assembly
F33
F34 10A Multifunction steering wheel/air bag assembly, heated steering wheel
F35 5A AC condenser blower motor, rear
F36
F37 5A Immobilizer control module
F38 5A Multifunction control module, horn relay, rain sensor, transmission shift hold switch (AT), data link connector (DLC)
F39 7,5A Vanity mirror lamps, rechargeable torch
F40 5A Instrument panel, seat adjustment control module, airbag crash sensor, seat belt contact switch (driver’s side)
F41 5A Lamps control module, clutch pedal position(CPP) switch, brake pedal position (BPP)switch
F42 5A SRS control module
F43 5A Overvoltage protection relay 1
F44 5A Multifunction steering wheel/air bag assembly, steering wheel, digital multifunction display-front/rear
F45 7,5A Multi switch assembly

Relay block in the glove compartment

It is located behind the fuse box.

BMW 5-Series - fuse box diagram - glove compartment (relay block)

component
1 AC condenser blower motor relay 2(until 03/98)
2 Headlamp washer pump relay
3
4 Starter motor relay
5 Seat adjustment relay/steering column adjustment relay
6 Heater blower relay
F75 (50A) AC condenser blower motor/engine coolant blower motor
F76 (40A) AC/heater blower control module

Block in the footwell

It is located on the floor under the lining, on the right side of the car.

BMW 5-Series - fuse box diagram - footwell

A Component
F107 50A Secondary air injection (AIR) pump relay
F108 50A ABS control module
F109 80A Engine control (EC) relay, fuse box-engine bay (F4&F5)
F110 80A Fuse box-fascia 1 (F1-F12&F22-F25)
F111 50A Ignition switch
F112 80A Lamps control module
F113 80A Seat adjustment relay/steering column adjustment relay, fuse box-fascia 1 (F27-F30), fuse box-fascia 2 (F76), lamps control module, fuse box-fascia 1 (F13)-with lumbar support
F114 50A Ignition switch, data link connector (DLC)

Fuse boxes in the luggage compartment

They are located on the right side, behind the cover.

Fuse box diagram (box 1)

BMW 5-Series - fuse box diagram - luggage compartment (box 1)

A Component
1 Overvoltage protection relay 1
2 Fuel pump relay
3 Heated rear window relay
4 Overvoltage protection relay 2
5 Fuel filler flap relay
F46
F47 15A/20A Auxiliary heater
F48 5A Anti-dazzle interior mirror, alarm system in car movement control module, alarm system gradient sensor, alarm system horn
F49 30A Suspension compressor relay
F50 7,5A Suspension control module (with air suspension)
F51 30A Cigarette lighter- rear
F52 30A Cigarette lighter relay, cigarette lighter-front
F53 5A Aerial signal amplifier, boot lid/tail gate lockstitch
F54 15A Fuel pump relay
F55 20A Rear screen wash/wipe relay
F56 30A Audio unit, navigation system control module, audio unit output amplifier, audio unit CD changer, in-car monitor
F57 10A Telephone
F58 10A Overvoltage protection relay 1
F59 20A Trailer socket
F60 15A Suspension control module, multi switch assembly
F61 25A Rear seat heater switch, left, rear seat heater switch, right
F62
F63
F64
F65
F66 40A Heated rear window relay
F67

Assignment of the fuses and relay (box 1, type 2)

A Component
1 Ignition main circuits relay
2 Fuel pump relay
3 Heated rear window relay
4 Ignition auxiliary circuits relay
5 Independent heater relay
F46 15A independent heater/ventilation
F47 15A independent heater
F48 5A Alarm system
F49 30A Air suspension system
F50 7,5A Air suspension system
F51
F52 30A Cigarette lighter
F53 7,5A Central locking system
F54 15A Fuel pump
F55
F56 30A Audio system, navigation system, on-board monitor
F57 10A Cellular phone
F58 10A Audio unit, on-board monitor, navigation system, telephone
F59
F60 15A Suspension adjustment control
F61
F62
F63
F64
F65
F66 40A Heated rear window
F67
F6S
F69
F70
F71
F72
F73
F74

Fuse box diagram (box 2)

BMW 5-Series - fuse box diagram - luggage compartment (box 2)

A Component
F100 200A Fuse box-footwall (F107-F114)
F101 80A Fuse box – load area 1 (F46-F50, F66)
F102 80A Fuse box-load area 1 (F51-F55)
F103 50A Trailer control module
F104 50A Overvoltage protection relay 2
F105 100A Fuse box-fascia 2 (F75), auxiliary heater
F106 80A Fuse box-load area 1 (F56-F59)

WARNING: Terminal and harness assignments for individual connectors will vary depending on vehicle equipment level, model, and market.

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