Fuse box BMW 5 E39 - fusesdiagram Fuse box in passenger compartment BMW E39. fuse box location. Use the plastic tweezers to remove the fuse for the accessory or equipment that has stopped working. 3. If the fuse is burned through (the metal strip will have melted and separated), replace it with a new fuse of the same ampere rating (color code). Fuse Box Removal? [Archive] - Bimmerfest - BMW Forums Apr 02, 2014[Archive] Fuse Box Removal? E39 (1997 - 2003) INSIDE the e-box, or UNDER/BEHIND it? And, yes, there are live circuits in there when the battery is connected.