2004-2013 BMW 3-Series Fuses - youcanic To access the fuses on a BMW 3-series, open the passenger door. Open the glove box. You will see two plastic round screws. Turn them counterclockwise to unlock them. This will allow you to remove the panel. Behind the glove box, you will see the fuses and relays for your BMW. It is difficult to reach back to the fuse panel.Author: YOUCANIC Fuse and relay box diagram BMW 3 E46 - fusesdiagram Fuse box in the glove compartment BMW E46. Open the glove compartment and turn the two white quick-release fasteners outward.