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Old 07-07-2005, 09:20 AM   #1
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E46 Wiring Diagram

2000 BMW 328I 4DR SEDAN

Audio/Mobile Video

WIRE COLOR POLARITY LOCATION

Battery RED/WHITE (+) RADIO HARNESS
Accesory VIOLET/WHITE (+) RADIO HARNESS
Ground BROWN (-) RADIO HARNESS
Power Antenna WHITE (+) RADIO HARNESS
LF Speaker (+) YELLOW/RED
LF Speaker (-) BROWN/ORANGE
RF Speaker (+) BLACK/RED
RF Speaker (-) BROWN/ORANGE
LR Speaker (+) YELLOW/BLACK
LR Speaker (-) BLACK/ORANGE
RR Speaker (+) BLUE/BLACK
RR Speaker (-) BROWN/ORANGE
Radio Security YES


Security


WIRE COLOR POLARITY LOCATION

Battery RED/GREEN (+) OR RED/BLU IGNITION HARNESS
Ignition 1 GREEN (+) IGN HARNESS GRN ALARM PLUG
Starter 1 BLACK/BLUE (+) IGN HARNESS GRN/BLK ALARM PLUG
All Door Trigger RED/BLUE (+) MODULE BEHIND GLOVE BOX (THIS WIRE
DIMS)
Trunk Trigger WHITE/BROWN (-) DRIVERS KICK
Hood Trigger VIOLET/GREEN (-) MODULE BEHIND GLOVE BOX
Parking Lights REMOVE SWITCH (+) 4TH WIRE FROM LEFT ON RIBBON CABLE
(NOTE
FOURTH WIRE FROM LEFT LOOKING AT SWITCH IN RIBBON CABLE



Convenience

WIRE COLOR POLARITY LOCATION

Headlights-Lo YELLOW (+) HEADLIGHT SWITCH
Wipers-Lo BLACK/GRAY (-) OR BLK/BLU STEERING COLUMN
Trnk Release GRAY/RED (-) AT SWITCH IN DASH

Remote Start

WIRE COLOR POLARITY LOCATION
Battery RED/GREEN (+) OR RED/BLU IGNITION HARNESS
Ignition 1 GREEN (+) IGN HARNESS GRN ALARM PLUG
Ignition 2 VIOLET (+) OR VIO/WHT IGNITION HARNESS
Accessory 1 VIOLET (+) IGN HARNESS OR VIO/WHT ALARM PLUG
Starter 1 BLACK/BLUE (+) IGN HARNESS GRN/BLK ALARM PLUG

Anti-Theft Type RF ACTIVATED SYS.
Anti-Theft Descript EWS II
Key Sense RED (-) IGNITION HARNESS
Tachometer BLACK (-) DIA. PLUG PASS SIDE OF ENG ROUND BLK PLU
Speed Sense WHITE/BLUE (AC) SPEEDOMETER
Parking Lights REMOVE SWITCH (+) 4TH WIRE FROM LEFT ON RIBBON CABLE
(NOTE
FOURTH WIRE FROM LEFT LOOKING AT SWITCH IN RIBBON CABLE
Brake Lights BROWN/WHITE (+) SWITCH ABOVE BRAKE PEDAL
Reverse Lights BLUE/RED (+) AT LIGHT
Horn BROWN/RED (-) STEERING COLUMN
Modules

WIRE LOCATION


Doorlocks/Windows
WIRE COLOR POLARITY LOCATION
Power Unlock BLUE/RED (-) PIN 22 THIS WILL DISARM ALARM DOUBLE PUL
REQUIRES DOUBLE PULSE
PowerLock WHITE/BLACK (-) PIN 20 OF MODULE BEHIND GLOVE BOX:WHT
BO
LF Window Up LF:BLACK/WHITE
RF Window Up RF:BLUE/GREEN LR:BLACK/YELLOW RR:WHITE/YELLOW
LR Window Up LF:VIOLET/WHITE
RR Window Up RF:YELLOW/GREEN LR:BLUE/GRAY RR:BLUE/RED

Use at your own RISK! Double check all wires with a Multimeter!


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Old 07-07-2005, 01:48 PM   #2
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Just a warning: The Tachometer and Speed sense wires are both at the instrument cluster (one on each plug). Can't remember of top of my head, but I think the VSS is either black/white or white/black.
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which ignition wire should i wire a shutdown controller too..and should i get one of those little blue clips that you can tap into with that doesnt cut wires?...i need to mount a wire from the shutdown controller to the acc ignition in the trunk near the stock amp...then a wire from my battery to the shutdown controller..then a wire from the motherboard to my shutdown controller
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