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This information is to supplement the Holley wiring video below. These are some of the major connections you will need to make to make your Holley Terminator X max function in the e9x/e8x chassis. As variations are found will update this page.

The wiring that is left on the chassis side after the engine harness is removed will be slightly different based on if that car was automatic or manual, and they year of the car. The basic breakdowns are found below.

Pre 03/07 Automatic (n54/n52) - x60001 (long 26 pin DME connector), three 8 pin connectors: x6031, x6021, x6011

Pre 03/07 Manual (n54/n52) - x60001,

Post 03/07 Automatic (n54/n52) - x60001,

Post 03/07 Manual (n54/n52) - x60001,


Drive By wire connections

BMW X60001 Holley DBW Harness
­­­pin 7 – White/yellow Blue - pin b tps #2
Pin 10 – Brown/yellow Black – pin a/d sensor ground
Pint 11 – Yellow Orange – pin c/f sensor 5v
Pin 20 – White Yellow – pin e tps # 1
Pin 23 – Brown Black – pin a/d sensor ground
Pin 24 – Yellow/green Orange – pin c/f sensor 5v

Holley Key on power- UPDATE recommend to use the cigarette lighter fuse at fuse 8 with a fuse tap for a key on ignition source.

  • E90 connector x6011 pin 6 green/white.  Check this with a test light with the key on, you should have 12v, key off no power.

BMW cooling fan to holley connections

  • The BMW cooling fans power and ground connections are not modified but the speed control is done by a single pwm control wire.
  • You will need to configure a custom output in the Holley software to be a PWM signal to control the speed of the BMW fan.
BMW X600001 Holley IO harness
Pin 8 – black/blue 1 of the 4 grey output wires

BMW starter CAS to brake switch mods

  • This is required on an automatic car to get the factory start button functioning.
    • Connect pin 4, brake light signal, on connector X60001 to:

Depending on if your car was automatic or manual, 325i or 335i, this wire can change. You are looking for the wire that eventually goes to pin 41 on the cas.

On auto n52 cars this is most commonly pin 1, blue/black on connector X6031. On auto N54 cars this is pin 5 blue/black wire on X6031. Please be sure to make SURE this goes to pin 41 on the CAS, you don't want to send 12v into the wrong wire

  • This will send a 12v brake signal to pin 41 on the CAS when the brake pedal is pressed.
    • Connect a 10ga wire from pin 3 (black wire e90) on X6011 to your starter solenoid connection.

BMW Automatic Transmission PT Can bus termination

  • This is required on an automatic car to keep the PT can network functional. Without this many issues will come up but the most notable is the windshield wipers will never turn off.
    • On connector x6021, connect pin 1 to 3 and 2 to 4.  This will connect the red to red wire and the blue/red to the blue/red wire.

X60001

Pin assignments at plug connector X60001

Pin Type Description /Signal type Connection /Measuring notes
1 E/A Signal PT-CAN low Powertrain CAN-bus
2 E Start signal Car access system
3 E/A BSD signal Battery sensor
4 E Brake light signal Brake light switch
5 A Signal, exhaust flap Exhaust flap
6 E Signal Temperature sensor at radiator outlet Temperature sensor at radiator outlet
7 E Signal Accelerator pedal module Accelerator pedal module
8 A Signal Electric fan Electric fan
9 A Activation Radiator shutter drive unit
10 M Ground Accelerator pedal module Accelerator pedal module
11 A Supply Accelerator pedal module Accelerator pedal module
13 A Activation Secondary air pump relay Secondary air pump relay
14 E/A Signal PT-CAN high Powertrain CAN-bus
15 E Signal, electronic vehicle immobilizer Car access system
16 E Brake light test signal Brake light switch
17 E Signal, rear right wheel speed Connector X10186 (rear right wheel speed)
18 E Signal, clutch switch Clutch switch module
19 E Signal Temperature sensor at radiator outlet Temperature sensor at radiator outlet
20 E Signal Accelerator pedal module Accelerator pedal module
21 E/A TD signal Connector TD signal
22 E Supply, terminal 15 Car access system
23 M Ground Accelerator pedal module Accelerator pedal module
24 A Supply Accelerator pedal module Accelerator pedal module
25 E USA Signal Secondary air - hot-film air-mass meter Secondary air - hot-film air-mass meter
26 A Signal, E-box fan E-box fan
       




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