Bmw z4 e85 e86 – fuse and relay

The BMW Z4 E85, a two-seater roadster, was produced in 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008. The E86 coupe version appeared only in 2006.These models belong to the first generation of the Z4 series. This publication covers the BMW Z4 e85 and e86 fuses and relays with a description of the purpose.

2003 bmw z4 photo

Passenger compartment fuse box

It is located in the glove box (glove compartment). Open it and release the left holder by squeezing the holder.

how to release the holder

Lower the released protection. On the left there will be up-to-date information with a description of the fuses, in the form of paper. And on the right is the box itself.

More details in the video.

Full photo of this box

photo of block block with fuses z4

photo block back side
reverse side (place for relay)


bmw z4 fuse description table

The fuses numbered 5 and 8 are responsible for the cigarette lighter.

Dealing with the description of the remaining elements should not be difficult. For example, number 11 is responsible for the central locking, 14, 37 are responsible for the sound signal, and so on.

On the reverse side are:

  • rear window heating relay K13;
  • fuel pump relay K6301;
  • relay of fog lights k47;
  • blower relay ext. air K6304a;
  • Convertible top relay 1 K18363
  • Convertible top relay 2 K18364
  • windscreen washer pump relay K5;
  • relay glass cleaner K36.
relay bmw z4
rear window heating relay K13

Engine compartment fuse box

There is also a relay box in the engine compartment.

  • Unloading relay terminal 15 K6326
  • Relay DME K6300
  • Relay for reversing lights K6325
  • Valve drive relay with rev. stroke K6316

relay under the hood

Comments 7

  • Does the 2003 Z4 have a fuse for the convertible top , mine stopped working all of a sudden

  • Anyone know how to get the fuse box out on the Z4 e85 to get to the relays?

  • I am trying to find the location of the secondary Air pump relay. I have been told that its located next to the Fuse panel behind the glove box, after tearing the glove box out I find that it is not located there and it is not in the engine compartment driver side relay and fuse box. Where is this relay?

  • Hi! i´m looking for the air conditioner relay, it´s pushing warm air, but the gas is full.

  • Looking for location of Wiper relay in 2005 Z4

  • I think the GM5 module houses the wiper relays.

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