E36 convertible central locking headache (one for maxwell)

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Discostew38
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E36 convertible central locking headache (one for maxwell)

Post by Discostew38 » 26 Apr 2017, 12:49

Right just removed the (dead) factory BMW alarm from discowifeys vert and thought I'd fit an after market remote central locking kit
Done them before on the older cars where you fit a door lock motor
But as this already had central locking I though it would be an easy fit
The old alarm is spliced into the cars loom and just unplugs and from what I can see it only used 4 wires but I can't work out what ones I need and it doesn't appear to be as straight forward as positive/negative locking
The photos bellow are of the car loom where you can see the plugs/wire used and of the multiple wiring options of the new system
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I know Most of the above diagrams are not related
But I don't know what one is "I think it's the pulse " one but still don't know what wires on the car to connect etc
Any help with this would be most appreciated (electronics is not my strong point) that's why I owne old cars
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Re: E36 convertible central locking headache (one for maxwel

Post by Maxwell » 26 Apr 2017, 13:14

Just about to go to work but pm me last 7 digits of vin so I can look up the correct wiring diagrams for the car, I will however not be able to do it until I get back tonight about 10-30pm

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Re: E36 convertible central locking headache (one for maxwel

Post by Discostew38 » 26 Apr 2017, 14:25

Thanks :thumbup:
PM sent
Much appreciated :-bd
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