Installation Kit for Rear Fog Lamp BMW 3 Series E21

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BMW Installation Instructions

All work is shown on a LHD model. On RHD models some operations will be symmetrically opposite.


Installation Kit for Rear Fog Lamp BMW 3 Series E21

Disconnect negative wire from battery.

Drill a 9.5 mm hole (1) on left for the wire to the rear fog lamp.

Dimension A = 20 mm from boot floor

B = 22 mm

Coat hole edges with zinc paint.

Installation Kit for Rear Fog Lamp BMW 3 Series E21

Remove screws and take cover off.

Installation Kit for Rear Fog Lamp BMW 3 Series E21

Connect additional wires with existing connector.

Installation Kit for Rear Fog Lamp BMW 3 Series E21

Pass wires through hole and install rubber grommet.

Installation Kit for Rear Fog Lamp BMW 3 Series E21

Install rear fog lamp bracket on bumper.

Installation Kit for Rear Fog Lamp BMW 3 Series E21

Mount rear fog lamp on bracket.

Caution! Watch retainer.

Installation Kit for Rear Fog Lamp BMW 3 Series E21

Take lens off. Remove reflector. Pass wires through rubber grommet into housing.

Installation Kit for Rear Fog Lamp BMW 3 Series E21

Insert 12 V 21 W bulb into reflector.

Installation Kit for Rear Fog Lamp BMW 3 Series E21

Connect wires to reflector.

1) = Brown (Earth)

Installation Kit for Rear Fog Lamp BMW 3 Series E21

Place reflector in housing and install lens.

Caution! Water drain hole must be at the bottom.

 

Tighten nut on bracket.

Align rear fog lamp. The rear plane of light disc must be vertical to direction of motion and to road surface.

Installation Kit for Rear Fog Lamp BMW 3 Series E21

Remove screws and take trim off.

Installation Kit for Rear Fog Lamp BMW 3 Series E21

Connect additional wires to rear fog lamp connector.

1) brown on terminal 31

2) grey/red on terminal +

Installation Kit for Rear Fog Lamp BMW 3 Series E21

Remove blank switch. Expose grey/violet wire and attach it to terminal S on rear fog lamp switch. Install switch.

Installation Kit for Rear Fog Lamp BMW 3 Series E21

Connect earth wire 1 (brown) and live wire 2 (grey/red) to matching colours with connector of additional wire.

Installation Kit for Rear Fog Lamp BMW 3 Series E21

Note: If vehicle already has fog lamps:

Lift out switch for front fog lamps. Pull brown and grey/red wires off switch. Connect wires to matching colours with connector from rear fog lamp loom.

(As described under Fig. 320 63 049.)

Installation Kit for Rear Fog Lamp BMW 3 Series E21

Connect additional wires to matching colours

(brown and grey/red) and attach to front fog lamp switch. Brown to terminal 31

Grey/red to terminal +

Install fog lamp switch.

Functional check:

Connect battery negative wire. Switch on side or driving lights and rear fog lamp. Yellow warning lamp in transparent knob of rear fog lamp switch and the rear fog lamp must light up.

Install all parts which were removed.

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