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2002 BMW E39 5-Series Car Radio Audio Stereo Wiring Diagram Colors

Here is the stereo radio wiring information for your 2002 BMW 5-Series E39 525i, 528i, 530i, 540i and M5 with the standard, symphony, or Bose systems. It will be useful when installing an aftermarket radio, sound stereo system, or other automotive accessories. Make sure to grab the appropriate tools to test all the wires in your E39 BMW. Please check it over and use it as a GUIDE to help you locate the appropriate wires. This schematic is provided free of charge and may not be 100% accurate. Failure to properly test all the wires may lead to vehicle or bodily damage. All information is provided as-is and accuracy is not guaranteed.

If you find any conflicting info please leave a comment with what you found in your BMW 5-Series including the M5 525i 528i 530i and 540i. If you don’t see the wiring diagram you need comment and we will try to add it ASAP. Thanks for looking!

Keep in mind if you are installing a new radio you may need the radio removal  keys, the wiring harness, the antenna adapter, and the mounting kit as well. See the links below to purchase these items.

2002 BMW 5-Series 525i, 528i, 530i, 540i and M5 Car Audio Stereo Radio Wiring Diagram Schematic Colors

Car Radio Constant 12v+ Wire: Red/Green
Car Stereo Ground Wire: Brown
Car Radio Ignition Switched Wire: Purple/White

Car Stereo Dimmer Wire:

Car Radio Illumination Wire: Gray/Red
Car Stereo Power Antenna:
Car Radio Amp Turn On Wire:  White +

Left Front Speaker Wire (+) Positive: Yellow/Red
Left Front Speaker Wire (-) Negative: Brown/Orange
Right Front Speaker Wire (+) Positive: Blue/Red
Right Front Speaker Wire (-) Negative: Brown/Orange

Tweeter Speaker Wire (+) Positive: Yellow/Red (8 ohms)

Tweeter Speaker Wire (-) Negative: Yellow

Mid Speaker Wire (+) Positive: Green/Black (8 ohms)

Mid Speaker Wire (-) Negative: Green

Woofer Speaker Wire (+) Positive: Green/Black (4 ohms)

Woofer Speaker Wire (-) Negative: Green

Left Rear Speaker Wire (+) Positive: Yellow/Black
Left Rear Speaker Wire (-) Negative: Brown/Orange
Right Rear Speaker Wire (+) Positive: Blue/Black
Right Rear Speaker Wire (-) Negative: Brown/Orange

Center Channel Speaker Wire Positive / Negative:

Subwoofer Speaker Wire Positive / Negative:

Front Speaker Size: N/A

Rear Speaker Size: N/A

Amp Amplifier Location: Driver side in trunk

Radio Removal: See Service Manual


Radio Mounting Kit:
Metra 95-9307B DOUBLE DIN Dash Kit for: BMW 5-Series 1997-2003 Double DIN

Metra 99-9301 SINGLE DIN Installation Kit for 1997-2002 BMW 5 Series/X5

Radio Wiring Harness: Metra 70-9003 Radio Wiring Harness for Audi/BMW/VW 2002-Up

Radio Antenna Adapter: Metra 40-EU10 VW /BMW/Euro Car to Male Motorola Vehicle Antenna Adapter