BMW 3 Owners & Service Manuals

BMW 3: Fuses

General information

The fuses are located at different places in the vehicle.

Safety information

Warning Incorrect and repaired fuses can overload electrical lines and components. There is a risk of fire. Never attempt to repair a blown fuse. Do not replace a nonworking fuse with a substitute of another color or amperage rating.

In the car's interior

The fuses are located in the car's interior in the front passenger floor area behind a cover.

Replacing components

Loosen fasteners, arrows, and open cover.

The fuse box is located on the front right.

In the cargo area

The fuses are located in the cargo area on the right side behind a cover.

Replacing components

Remove the cover on the right side trim.

The fuse box may be located behind the sound insulation.

Information on the fuse types and locations, as well as the positions of any other fuse boxes, is available on the Internet:

Where applicable, information on the fuse types and locations is also found on a separate sheet in the fuse box.

Additional fuse boxes

Additional fuse boxes are located in the vehicle.

In the case of a malfunction, contact a dealer's service center or another qualified service center or repair shop.

Replacing fuses

The vehicle manufacturer recommends that you have a dealer's service center or another qualified service center or repair shop replace the fuses.


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