BMW Parasitic Closed Current Draw Specifications

BMW Parasitic Closed Current Draw Specifications

Closed-circuit current consistently over 50mA should be addressed. Depending on the vehicle’s equipment, closed-circuit current by vehicle model is approximately as follows:

For BMW model and chassis designation chart go here.

E31
50 milliamps after 16 minutes

E32
50 milliamps after 16 minutes

E34
40 milliamps after 16 minutes

E36, Z3
30 milliamps after 16 minutes

E38
50 milliamps after 16 minutes

E39
40 milliamps after 16 minutes

E46
40 milliamps after 16 minutes

E60, E61, E63, E64
40 milliamps after 60-70 minutes

E65, E66
40 milliamps after 60-70 minutes

E53
40 milliamps after 16 minutes

E70, E71, E72
40 milliamps after 60-70 minutes with TCU (30 minutes without TCU)

E83
40 milliamps after 16 minutes

E82, E88
40 milliamps after 60-70 minutes with TCU (30 minutes without TCU)

E90, E91, E92, E93
40 milliamps after 60-70 minutes with TCU (30 minutes without TCU)

E85

40 milliamps after 16 minutes

E89
40 milliamps after 60-70 minutes with TCU (30 minutes without TCU)

E52
50 milliamps after 16 minutes

F01, F02, F07
7-21 milliamps after 30 minutes