E30 check control relay - BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com
3-Series (E21, E30) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1975-1983 and 1984-1991 line. Specific models: BMW 315, BMW 316, BMW 318, BMW 318i, BMW 320/4, BMW 320i, BMW 320/6, BMW 323i, BMW 320i. E30 Family models include: BMW 325e, BMW 325i, BMW 325is, BMW 325ix.

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
#1 (permalink) Old 08-27-2006, 08:13 PM
n00b
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 4
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
95bmw540i is an unknown quantity at this point
(Thread Starter)
E30 check control relay

first off i have an E30 1986 325e, 4dr, auto, (prod 12/85)

i know there is a relay that controls the check control system. (the check control system being of course the little red lights above the rearview mirror). Yet i don't know where its at. I've seen the actual relay, its rectangular in shape and is stainless steel in color. does anybody know where on the car its located, any help would be greatly appreciated!

Last edited by 95bmw540i; 08-27-2006 at 08:23 PM.
95bmw540i is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
#2 (permalink) Old 08-27-2006, 10:00 PM
5th Gear Member
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: NC
Posts: 1,118
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Starmavin is a jewel in the rough Starmavin is a jewel in the rough Starmavin is a jewel in the rough Starmavin is a jewel in the rough
Sorry to tell you this, but there isn't a relay that controls it. It has it's own power supply that branches off of the turn signal power feed. So it gets it's power when you turn the key on. Other than that it has just the reverse feeds that kick the led on when a bulb blows, or when the hall effect in the low oil or low washer fluid trips the led. I know this first hand from removing the entire wireing harness from an 86 E30....
Starmavin is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 3-Series (E21, E30)


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
WTB: 8-Button OBC / Check Control BEX Classifieds Sell & Buy 3 04-24-2004 02:00 AM
check control light ????? jason325i 3-Series (E36) 0 02-08-2004 11:31 AM
Check Control Panel Bulbs mkgbe30 3-Series (E21, E30) 0 10-26-2003 02:26 AM
service questions thamindzzeye 3-Series (E36) 4 04-30-2003 03:40 PM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome