Fog Lamp Installation Kit BMW 5 Series (E28)

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BMW Installation Instructions

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

Fog Lamp Installation Kit BMW 5 Series (E28)

Disconnect earth wire at the battery.

Connect additional wiring loom (1) to existing terminal strip (2) at front left near battery so that colours match.

Fog Lamp Installation Kit BMW 5 Series (E28)

Route additional wiring along existing loom through front partition and secure with the existing clips.

Fog Lamp Installation Kit BMW 5 Series (E28)

Route short wire to left and long wire to right to the bumper brackets.

Secure wiring with cable binders to the brackets.

Fog Lamp Installation Kit BMW 5 Series (E28)

Arrangement of securing parts on bumper bracket.

1 = Bolt
2 = Spring washers
3 = Bracket
4 = Spacer (large)
5 = Spring washers
6 = Spacer (small)
7 = Spring washer
8 = Nut
9 = Lamp housing

Fog Lamp Installation Kit BMW 5 Series (E28)

Take reflector off housing.

Install additional wiring in housing.

Fog Lamp Installation Kit BMW 5 Series (E28)

Install bulb in reflector and connect wires to terminal strip.

Caution! Do not touch Halogen bulb with the bare fingers.

Fog Lamp Installation Kit BMW 5 Series (E28)

Connect additional loom (1) and earth wire (2) to reflector. Attach reflector to housing.

Fog Lamp Installation Kit BMW 5 Series (E28)

Install fog lamp relay (1) and if not already fitted – two 8 Amp. fuses in the carrier plate.

Fog Lamp Installation Kit BMW 5 Series (E28)

Remove screws (1 … 6) and take trim panel off.

Fog Lamp Installation Kit BMW 5 Series (E28)

If electric windows are fitted, pull wires off automatic fuses.

Fitting note:

Wire (1) = green/red, wire

(2) = red and wire

(3) = red/white.

Fog Lamp Installation Kit BMW 5 Series (E28)

Remove blank switch. Expose existing wires (three connectors) and route them to the fog lamp switch opening.

Fog Lamp Installation Kit BMW 5 Series (E28)

Attach wires to fog lamp switch.

Grey/red wire terminal +
Grey/violet

Brown Install switch.

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Functional check:

Connect battery earth wire. Switch ignition and driving lamps on. Operate fog lamp switch, the yellow warning lamp in transparent switch button and the fog lamps should come on. The fog lamps should only be on together with the low beams. When high beams are switch on the fog lamps should go out. Install all parts which were removed.

Fog Lamp Installation Kit BMW 5 Series (E28)

Check tyre pressures and rectify if necessary. Place vehicle on a level surface and load with 70 kg (one person) in the centre of the rear seat. Adjust fog lamps with an optical setting applicance in accordance with the instructions of the appliance manufacturer.

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