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Power distribution box fuses

Discussion in 'Z4 Roadster & Coupé' started by Chaz Ricorn, Aug 31, 2019.

  1. Chaz Ricorn

    Chaz Ricorn Dedicated Member
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    Anyone know what the fuses in the power distribution box do ?

    This is the box mounted on the inside of the passenger wing in fron of the box that I think contains the ECU or at least some kind of serious control unit.

    I've attached pic of mine and stock picture.
    I'm trying to pick up an alway live and an on with ignition line to power a DRL control unit, I've identified suitable candidates and the controller+DRLs are pretty low current I've but I don't want to upset any other critical components so would like to know what I'm tapping into.

    Any help would be appreciated.
     

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  2. Chaz Ricorn

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    Many thanks to @t-tony for his help in showing me how to route the cables I need from the internal fuse box into the engine compartments.

    However I'd still love to know what those fuses do in the distribution box.
     
  3. colb

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    Check the lid of the box there maybe a label or an imbossed diagram in the plastic detailing what the fuses do. May also be in owners handbook if you have one.
     
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    Cheers Colb,
    Unfortunately there is nothing printed on lid or anywhere apart from F1...F10 and no mention in the handbook, but good thought, thanks.