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1996 BMW 318i Stereo Wiring Guide


Question: Where can I find a 1996 BMW 318i radio wiring diagram? What are the 1996 BMW 318i radio wiring harness colors?

If you’re looking to change the radio in your 1996 BMW 318i or troubleshoot why your car radio stopped working, we’re here to help!

Our comprehensive 1996 BMW 318i radio wiring diagram shows you all the radio wire harness colors, car speaker wiring colors and car speaker sizes. Use our 1996 BMW 318i head unit pin-out guide to help you with your car radio troubleshooting and installation needs.

1996 BMW 318i Radio Wiring Diagram

This 1996 BMW 318i radio wiring chart shows you all the 1996 BMW 318i radio wire colors and their functions. Utilize this guide to help you with a car radio install or help with a car radio troubleshoot. If you don’t see the car radio wiring information you’re looking for, please feel free to ask your question at the bottom of this page.

Application Radio Wire Color
Battery Constant Power Wire (12v+) Red/Black
Accessory Switched Power Wire (12v+) Purple/White
Ground Wire Brown
Use a Wiring Harness Radio Wiring Harness and Dash Kit Radio Dash Kit for an Easy Install!
Illumination Wire N/A
Dimmer Wire N/A
Antenna Trigger Wire White
Car Radio Speaker Amplifier Turn-On Trigger Wire N/A
Car Radio Subwoofer Amp Turn-On Trigger Wire N/A
Car Radio Mute Wire N/A
Amplifier Location N/A
Use an Amp Wiring Harness Radio Wiring Harness to Connect Your OEM Amplifier to an aftermarket radio.

1996 BMW 318i Speaker Wiring Guide

This 1996 BMW 318i speaker wiring chart shows you every speaker wire color and the speaker wire location. Use this 1996 BMW 318i speaker wiring guide to help you with a speaker replacement or speaker upgrade. If the car speaker wiring information you’re searching for is not listed, please don’t hesitate to ask for it at the bottom of this page.

Application Speaker Wire Color
Dash Center Speaker Positive Wire (+) N/A
Dash Center Speaker Negative Wire (-) N/A
Upgrade your Center Speakers for awesome sound!
Front Left Tweeter Positive Wire (+) N/A
Front Left Tweeter Negative Wire (-) N/A
Front Right Tweeter Positive Wire (+) N/A
Front Right Tweeter Negative Wire (-) N/A
Upgrade your Tweeters for cleaner audio highs!
Front Left Speaker Positive Wire (+) Yellow/Red
Front Left Speaker Negative Wire (-) Brown/Orange
Front Right Speaker Positive Wire (+) Black/Red
Front Right Speaker Negative Wire (-) Brown/Orange
Use a Speaker Wire Harness Radio Wiring Harness for Easy Speaker Wiring!
Rear Left Tweeter Positive Wire (+) N/A
Rear Left Tweeter Negative Wire (-) N/A
Rear Right Tweeter Positive Wire (+) N/A
Rear Right Tweeter Negative Wire (-) N/A
Upgrade your Tweeters for cleaner audio highs!
Rear Left Speaker Positive Wire (+) Yellow/Black
Rear Left Speaker Negative Wire (-) Black/Orange
Rear Right Speaker Positive Wire (+) Blue/Black
Rear Right Speaker Negative Wire (-) Brown/Orange
Upgrade your Subwoofer for deeper and cleaner bass!
Subwoofer Positive Wire (+) N/A
Subwoofer Negative Wire (-) N/A

1996 BMW 318i Speaker Sizes and Location

This 1996 BMW 318i speaker size chart shows your speaker measurements and speaker locations. Use this chart to see what speaker fits in your 1996 BMW 318i.

Application Speaker Size and Location
Dash Center Speaker Size N/A
Dash Center Speaker Depth N/A
Dash Center Speaker Location N/A
Upgrade your Center Speakers for awesome sound!
Front Tweeter Size N/A
Front Tweeter Depth N/A
Front Tweeter Location N/A
Upgrade your Tweeters for cleaner audio highs!
Front Speaker Size 5.25″ Speakers
Front Speaker Depth 3″ Depth
Front Speaker Location Front Doors
Use a Speaker Wire Harness Radio Wiring Harness for Easy Speaker Wiring!
Rear Tweeter Size N/A
Rear Tweeter Depth N/A
Rear Tweeter Location N/A
Use a Speaker Wire Harness Radio Wiring Harness for Easy Speaker Wiring!
Rear Speakers Size 5.25″ Speakers
Rear Speaker Depth 3″ Depth
Rear Speaker Location Rear Deck
Upgrade your Subwoofer for deeper and cleaner bass!
Subwoofer Size N/A
Subwoofer Depth N/A
Subwoofer Location N/A

Questions and Answers

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