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May 13, 2018, 06:08:46 PM

marti

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Glow plug relay location
« on: May 13, 2018, 06:08:46 PM »
Hi Guys,
 Anyone know where the glow plug relay is located?...is it in the E-Box same as the E53?

May 13, 2018, 07:33:56 PM
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June 30, 2018, 05:28:17 PM
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Re: Glow plug relay location
« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2018, 05:28:17 PM »
Well that was a 4 1/2 job >:(...did it in my old e53 10 minutes!!

June 30, 2018, 06:09:06 PM
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Re: Glow plug relay location
« Reply #3 on: June 30, 2018, 06:09:06 PM »
It's not an easy job is it 😬 I'm sure it must be a production decision to put it there, but the heat soak from the engine can't be helpful for any electronic device.
As you say it would have been a 5 Minute  job if access was easy.
Also for such an unreliable part it's a major headache to change 🙁
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June 30, 2018, 06:48:04 PM
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Re: Glow plug relay location
« Reply #4 on: June 30, 2018, 06:48:04 PM »
Exactly.....but 2008 was a recession year....so BM decided to save 50p on a piece of cable.... ::)