BMW FRM, Footwell Module Repair
FRM3 module (Footwell Module) is used on:
BMW E81, E82, E84, E87, E89, E90, E91, E92, E93, E70, E71, E72 series
and Mini R55, R56, R57, R58, R59, R60, R61 series
FRM has three connectors,
Two 51-pin connectors connect the main wiring harness.
Another 26-pin connector is for the connection to the dashboard.
FRM, Footwell Module is responsible for:
Front courtesy lighting
Rear courtesy lighting
2 stepper motor controllers aka adaptive headlight stepper motors
2 belt feeder controllers
It can fail when jumpstarting, when coding/programming, or even when reading codes with dealer equipment.
Symptoms of failed Footwell Module are:
Light switches do not work
Windows are not go up or down
Few lights like parking lights are constantly on
Turn lights do not work
We fix them, fixed/revived footwell modules by us are "Plug&Play",
Which means no additional coding or programming is needed.
FRM3 is located on the left side of pedals, behind plastic cover. It has 3 connectors.
One connector is from door side, and two connectors are on the back, from firewall side.
How it Works
You will need to send us your FRM3 module, we will repair it and send back.
Turnaround usually is same day, unless mailman delivers package late.
Keep in Mind
Keep in mind that BMW has a SIB012016 covering FRM3 failures,
Initially it was 8 Years/125K miles
In 08.2018 they updated it to 10 Years/156K Miles
Link to SI B01 20 16