BMW E38 7 SeriesThis information is for the following BMW models and years:

– 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000 and 2001 BMW serie 7 E38 728i, 728iLA, 730i, 730iL, 735i, 735iLA, 740i, 740iLA, 750i, 750iLA, 725 tds, 725 dA .

Fuse box location and amperage list

There are 2 fuse boxes on the BMW serie 7 E38:

1 – Fuse Box in the engine compartment

To access the engine compartment fuse box, open the hood and look on the right hand side  near the windscreen. You’ll see a cover for the fuse box. Press the cover fasteners (as per the arrows in image below) forward and open the cover.

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Fuse Description Ampere [A]
1
2
3 Windscreen Wipers [w/28,55] 30
4 Headlight Cleaner + Windscreen Washer [w/6] 30
5 Horn [w/41] 15
6 Interior + Trunk Lights + Windscreen Washer [w/4] 20
7 Air Conditioning [w/11,20] 7.5
8 Adjustable Outside Mirror [w/31] + Central Locking System [w/29,31,58] + Window Lift [w/29,31] 30
9 Auxiliary Fan [w/20,34,38] 20
10 Automatic Stability Control [w/17] 25
11 Air Conditioning [w/7,20] 15
12 Steering Column Adjustment [w/15] 15
13 (–) (–)
14 (–) (–)
15 Driver’s Seat + Steering Column Adjustment [w/12] 30
16 Passenger Seat 30
17 (–) 10
18 (–) 5
19 (–) 5
20 Air Conditioning [w/7,11] + Auxiliary Fan [w/9,34,38] + Rear Windscreen Heater [w/59] + Heated Windscreen [w/30] + Heater Blower [w/32] 5
21 Garage Door Opener + Overhead Control [Jpn] 5
22 Engine Control [w/24] 10
23 Instrument Cluster [w/18,26,41] + light Module [w/44] 5
24 Engine Control [w/22] 5
25 (–) (–)
26 Gong + Instrument Cluster [w/18,23,41] + Shiftgate Light [w/41] 5
27 Multifunction Info Display [w/47] 5
28 Radio Remote Control + Windscreen Wipers [w/3,55] 5
29 Central Locking System [w/8,31,58] + Window Lift [w/8,31] 30
30 Heated Washer Jets + Heated Windscreen [w/20] 10
31 Adjustable Outside Mirror [w/8] + Central Locking System w/8,29,58] + Window Lift [w/8,29] 30
32 Heater Blower [w/20] 30
33 ABS [w/17] 25
34 Auxiliary Fan [w/9,20,38] 30
35 (–) (–)
36 Heated Steering Wheel 10
37 (–) (–)
38 Auxiliary Fan [w/9,20,34] 5
39 Seat Heat 15
40 5
41 Horn [w/5] + Instrument Cluster [w/18,23,26] + Shiftgate Light [w/26] 5
42 Charging Socket + Visor Lights 7.5
43 Airbag [w/45] 5
44 Immobilizing Device [w/26] + Light Module [w/23] + Speed Control 5
45 Airbag [w/43] 5
46 Onboard Monitor [w/69] +Radio [w/69] + Telephone [w/70] 5
47 Multifunction Steering Wheel + Multifunction Info Display [w/27] 5
48 Rear Seat Adjustment [w/53] + Roller Sunblind 10

 

2 – Fuse Box in the luggage compartment

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To gain access to the trunk fuse box, fold down the right-hand trim panel with the upper handle.

( If BMW 750iL: Unscrew the hexagon nut (arrow), lift the battery support up slightly and swing it inward together with the battery.)

Move the sound insulation material slightly to the side.

Fuse Description Ampere [A]
49 (–) 15
50 (–) 15
51 Roof 20
52 Cigarette Lighter 30
53 Rear Seat Adjustment [w/48] 20
54 (–) (–)
55 Servotronic + Windscreen Wipers [w/3,28] 7.5
56 Thiefproofing System [w/58] 7.5
57 Fuel Pump [w/17] 15
58 Central Locking [w/8,29,31] + Thiefproofing System [w/56] 5
59 Heated Rear Window [w/20] 30
60 (–) (–)
61 Rear AC Blower [w/68] 20
62 Antiglare Mirror 5
63 Rear Seat Heat 15
64 Park Distance Control 5
65 Electronic Damper Control 15
66 Cigarette Lighter [w/52] 5
67 (–) (–)
68 Rear AC Blower [w/61] 5
69 CD Changer + Onboard Monitor [w/46] + Radio [w/46] + Route Guidance Sys 30
70 Telephone [w/46] 10
71 (–) (–)
72 (–) (–)
73 (–) (–)
74 (–) (–)
75 (–) (–)
76 (–) (–)
77 (–) (–)