Fuse Box In The Trunk Question..... - BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com
BMW Forum BMW Forum

Auto Insurance

» Featured Product
Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60)
Register Home Forum Active Topics Gallery / Showroom Auto Loans Garage Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Auto EscrowInsurance

5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60) Chat relating to the BMW 5-Series of all generations. Specific models include: BMW 518, BMW 520, BMW 520i, BMW 530i, BMW 528i, BMW 530i, BMW 518i, BMW 524d, BMW 525i, BMW 525e, BMW 528e, BMW 540i, BMW 535i, BMW 520d, BMW 525td, BMW 525d, BMW 530d, BMW 525i/xi, BMW 530i/xi. (BMW 5-Series Forum)

BimmerWerkz.com is the premier BMW Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-26-2005, 11:31 AM   #1 (permalink)
n00b
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Car:
Posts: 49
Photos:
diehard_vue is an unknown quantity at this point
Cool

Now, why is it that not all the Fuses are install in the FUSE BOX in the Trunk? Is there any Reason for that? And why the heck is that the FUSE description on the Open cover so different than what's actually the FUSES is plugged into?

I don't have a Book to tell me so maybe some of you more BMW 5 Series pro's can help me out here..haha. Thanks!
diehard_vue is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 04-26-2005, 07:09 PM   #2 (permalink)
5th Gear Member
 
billB's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: New Jersey
Car:
Posts: 1,635
Photos:
billB has a reputation beyond reputebillB has a reputation beyond reputebillB has a reputation beyond reputebillB has a reputation beyond reputebillB has a reputation beyond reputebillB has a reputation beyond reputebillB has a reputation beyond reputebillB has a reputation beyond reputebillB has a reputation beyond reputebillB has a reputation beyond reputebillB has a reputation beyond repute
Send a message via Yahoo to billB
Quote:
Originally posted by diehard_vue@Apr 26 2005, 11:31 AM
Now, why is it that not all the Fuses are install in the FUSE BOX in the Trunk? Is there any Reason for that? And why the heck is that the FUSE description on the Open cover so different than what's actually the FUSES is plugged into?

I don't have a Book to tell me so maybe some of you more BMW 5 Series pro's can help me out here..haha. Thanks!
[snapback]337871[/snapback]
Good question; and most car manufacturers tend to produce UNIVERSAL parts/components which can be installed in a variety of setting/different applications etc..this is done to achieve mass productions...in short money saving technique....for example think in terms of headlight switches how many Ford/GM models share the same switch/knobs/heat controls etc...same brake/gas pedals etc .....

Well your fuse box in the trunk is NO exception where you'll see EMPTY slots/no connections to it....this accomplishes too things:
1. when and if a particular component is added (as an option) the box is ready for it ..plug and play more or less...if this makes no sense to you then
2. You car may/may not have that particular option but the fuse box (being universal/one size fits all) is there to accomodate for Navigation system/ distance park control/rear washer and what have you.......

In short they don't like to make a special fuse box for every car and/or every option out there......I hope this answers some of your questions

regards
billb
billB is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-28-2005, 01:17 PM   #3 (permalink)
n00b
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Car:
Posts: 49
Photos:
diehard_vue is an unknown quantity at this point
Thanks!

I'll do some more homework.
diehard_vue is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-29-2005, 06:02 PM   #4 (permalink)
5th Gear Member
 
Join Date: May 2004
Car: 00 Prelude, 95 525i, 85 635CSi
Posts: 1,414
Photos:
d3ity will become famous soon enoughd3ity will become famous soon enough
as a response to the multiple fuse box locations...

Its all about space and how close it is to the actual component. Some components need to be fused as close to the battery as possible, some components at the rear of the car would be easier to access from the trunk, and as such, the fuse box for those is located there.
__________________
<iframe src="http://gamercard.xbox.com/TiddlyPlatypus.card" scrolling="no" frameBorder="0" height="140" width="204">Put your gamertag here too.</iframe>
d3ity is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60)


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

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


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Trunk Problem rakeshp 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60) 4 07-07-2005 12:33 PM
Trunk Light Stays On rakeshp 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60) 3 05-09-2005 02:46 PM
Fuse Blade Terminal Clips szidikj 3-Series (E21, E30) 0 08-16-2004 10:59 AM
Trunk spinning continuously deadseasquirrels 1,6,7,8 - Series and Mini Cooper 2 08-07-2003 10:30 PM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:18 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.