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MINI & BMW Parasitic Closed Current Draw Specifications

Parasitic 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:

BMW

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

F-Series (all)
7-21 milliamps after 30 minutes

G12

9-22 milliamps after 8 minutes 

MINI

R50

40 milliamps after 16 minutes

R55, R56, R57

50 milliamps after 60 to 70 minutes


R58

50 milliamps after 60 to 70 minutes


R60

50 milliamps after 60 to 70 minutes