BMW Coupes and Sedans 1970-1988 Repair Guide

Relays

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1, 2, 3 and 4

  1. Access the relay to be removed from under the steering column, behind the glove box or in the main fuse box.
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  3. To remove, use a relay removal tool or grasp the relay with your fingers and gently move the relay from side to side while pulling upward.
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  5. Replace with a relay of the same part number as the one removed. If you have any questions, consult a BMW dealer.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Some relays have a protective cover over them. To find these relays, consult your owner's manual



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Fig. Fig. 2: A relay removal tool can be very helpful on tight fitting relays



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Fig. Fig. 3: If a relay is difficult to remove, rock it back and forth as you pull upward



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Fig. Fig. 4: When removing a relay, be careful not to pull off the cover, or the relay will have to be replaced

 
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