BMW BMW fuse symbols meaning and guide Fuse box

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BMW fuse symbols explained

BMW BMW fuse symbols meaning and guide Fuse box bmw fuse symbols explained

There's no official BMW guide and explanation for fuse symbols. Therefore I created a list of all BMW symbols with meaning. I try to cover every single symbol in the guide. If you see that something is missing, please feel free to add your own symbol and explain the purpose of this symbol in the comment section. Also, if you see some errors or mistakes in icons, please let me know. I will try to keep this guide updated.

SymbolMeaning
ABS, traction control
steering wheel functions
Towbar/trailer module
HUD
Start/stop system
Electric mirrors
Horn
A/C
Front/rear cigarette lighter, glove box charging socket
Heated seats
Seat adjustment
Door module
Electric Windows
OBD
Fan
Cruise control
Heated rear screen
Washer fluid heater
Heating
Interior lights
Inst. cluster
Electric fan
Main headlights
Light module
CD changer
Alarm
Parking Sensor
Home link (garage door opener)
Air suspension (?)
Gear indicator/DSC/SMG
Seatbelts
Tire pressure
Windscreen wasters
Healight washing system
?
Telephone
All BMW BMW fuse symbols meaning and guide info & diagrams provided on this site are provided for general information purpose only. Actual BMW BMW fuse symbols meaning and guide (1975-2021) diagrams & schemes (fuse box diagrams & layouts, location diagrams, wiring diagrams etc.) may vary depend on the model version.
Comments (27):

~andy 21-10-2020
let me know what is the meaning of symbol with arrows.... please!


~Roblematjc 02-01-2021
The picture of the house is for the home link (garage door opener)


~elo 05-01-2021
The symbol with arrows stands for indicators


~Maverik 05-01-2021
Thank you Roblematjc, I just updated post with your suggestion.


~miko 10-01-2021
just wondering where is tha fuse for parking break


~Tropp 29-01-2021
Which one is for the radio fuse?


~littlevampire 15-02-2021
Which fuse can i use for dash cam (constant fuse) thanks 😊


~Aaron 01-03-2021
Tropp - I believe the radio has a fuse on the back of the radio unit itself.


~Scott 04-03-2021
Which fuse operates the door handle welcome lights?


~Phil 27-03-2021
Hi Guys does anyone have solution for which fuse controls the USB socket on F36 Gran coupe? Not listed on the useful guide? The cigarette lighter socket in the ashtray does not seem to work I’ve checked fuses 62 69 162 back and front all appear ok however the socket under the glovebox is working.... very strange! Many thanks


Phil 28-03-2021
Hi everyone does anyone know which fuse covers the USB socket in the centre console under the armrest. I’ve got a 2018 420i GranCoupe . Many thanks


~wilsox 05-04-2021
bonjour , je suis a la recherche du fusible feu de plaque . Merci


~Neal 14-04-2021
Someone please tell me fuse location( number) for horn 2017 320i sedan. Also is there a horn relay and where? Fuse box is in engine bay


~rasek 19-04-2021
symbol with arrows mean - Electric sunroof/panorama roof


~mathew 18-05-2021
symbol of car raised? looks like a car balanced on an upside down T


~Chrisco 20-05-2021
the one with the car up on the stand what does that mean? on the right side of pic there 3 up. has a car up on like a stand in the middle of it?


~Cayden 01-06-2021
Which circuit is brake lights under?


~Jimwhite 11-06-2021
Someone tell me what/where fuse location to hardwire dash cam for bmw x1 2018


Rishard Amod 23-06-2021
Hi Thanks for the explained diagram. I have a 2011 640i convertible. The drivers seat buttons won't work. Passenger seat adjustment is fine. Any other fuses I should check?


~stefano 22-07-2021
buongiorno,qual'e' il fusibile per disattivare x drive??


~Sean 18-08-2021
Where is the fuse for the airbags?


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