How to access passenger footwell fuses? What is the exact procedure to access the second distribution fuse panel in the passenger footwell/glovebox area? This will be the panel with large fuses (ie. 80A). None of my references or a quick search could nail it down. I'm not sure if it's in the floor under the carpet, or behind the glovebox, or.. Also not sure exactly how to remove carpet "properly" if needed. fuse diagram | Bimmerfest BMW Yes, as far as I can tell all e39's have a fuse box in this location. Hopefully you should not have to access it very often. rLAI528 has posted a description of how to pull back the carpet. The fuse boxes also have a plastic cover (not shown in the picture) so the likelyhood of loose coins causing shorts in the fuse box should be remote. Sunroof water leak shorted out my car | Bimmerfest BMW So its rained heavily in northern california in the last week, and i noticed a puddle of water on the floor of the front passenger side of my 1998 528i. Reading several other posts in this and other forums, i learned that there were drains infront of the windshield beside and under the..