BMW i3 (I01) - Failure of the central electrics | HELLA


i3 (I01)

Model year: 2013

Failure of the central electrics

Power steering, radiator fan and driving-dynamics control not functioning

If the above-mentioned problem is detected, one possible cause may be fuses that have not been installed correctly/in compliance with requirements.

Repair notes

In order to exclude other possible causes of malfunction, electrical and mechanical system tests (in accordance with vehicle manufacturer specifications) and also a fault code query using a suitable diagnostic unit should be carried out.

If no further faults are found, the B+ distributor (fuse box) must be replaced. This is located in the engine compartment on the right (above the battery).

Spare part article number

-Fuse box OE Nr. 61 14 9 321 027


Please note that such repair work should only be carried out by an authorised specialist workshop and that the vehicle manufacturer's repair and maintenance instructions are to be observed!

Caution: Electric vehicle!

High-voltage components - risk of accident and injury (electric shock)!

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