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  1. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi experts.. Ive searched high and low and cannot find out what the white 4 pin connector is on the professional radio /cd. I am upgrading the radio after it failed with help if some coffee. None of the online vids seem to mention this cable with white connector next to antena wire. the...
  2. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi all, hope all is well and thanks for reading my post. Basically, I have an 04 BMW 1.8 petrol. Standard CD player in the back(changer)/dash. Firstly - the CD player in the front was happy playing Maxwell brand burned CD's - my CD changer however...no. Wouldn't recognise them. Then some weeks...
  3. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi folks, I have a 2005 330CD with the business CD head unit and the speakers (all of them) crackle horribly when playing a CD (no changer) or when a call comes in on bluetooth. Strangely the radio is perfect and as soon as I answer a call that's fine too. Any ideas?
  4. General BMW Discussions
    First post! Just got a minter of an E46 325i but there are a couple of niggles I need to sort out: 1. The BMW radio was replaced by an aftermarket one. I want to put the original back in but the previous owner cut the antenna connection and soldered a generic one on. Does the antenna lead run...
  5. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi, i have a E93 2010, i have 2009 maps and want to update them is that possible? My current version is below. I take it i cant be the first to update it and wondered where you guys got to get the updated maps? BMW branch basically said we can look into it for you with a wink, meaning it costs...
  6. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I bought myself a 6 cd changer thinking it would just be a plug in job. How wrong can you be ? I can manage the fibre optic wiring but have I really got to give a dealer £120 just to tell the car it's now got a cd changer ?
  7. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello guys, I've recently bought from a lady a 2004 330cd sport 154 000 miles on the clock . She said the car was well taken care of it's just it was driven for a month or so ( about 8000 miles) just city , start stop , traffic The car it's smoking white, not continously, It's seems it's...
  8. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    I just fit a Grom BT3 to my car, i've unplugged the cd changer as directed and plugged those into the Grom unit, but now the system isn't picking up the Grom as an input unit. My phone has connected to Grom so the bluetooth is working. I haven't got a clue what it could be. Any suggestions...
  9. BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    I just fit a Grom BT3 to my car, i've unplugged the cd changer as directed and plugged those into the Grom unit, but now the system isn't picking up the Grom as an input unit. My phone has connected to Grom so the bluetooth is working. I haven't got a clue what it could be. Any suggestions...
  10. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi, I'm a newbie but have owned BMW for over 20 years Currently 630i sport e63. Old and much loved. Help please. Recently 6 CD player failed to release a disc. So would not release the cassette. Brutal action involving taking it apart freed it but stopped working.in dash unit still...
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Getting a continuous beeeeeep when I go into reverse (manual gearbox). All four rear sensors are ticking, so tend to think they are all ok. Diagnostics indicate fault with part 9115432 which is the PDC. I cannot for the life of me find the PDC. It is a 330 cd so convertible and a 56 plate, so...
  12. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi, I need to replace my CD Head unit and I was under the belief that the units were 'plug n play' apparently not. I have been told that even though the CD player works fine I need to have the radio coded to the car. Can anyone tell me how to do this or is it a stealer only option? March 2005...
  13. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi, New to the forum so please go easy guys..... Recently bought a 2003 320 coupe which is fitted with a business radio, tape and 6 disc (located in the boot) cd changer. When i press mode button it toggles between the radio and the tape but no mention of the cd. If cd changer was the issue...
  14. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi, New to the forum so please go easy guys..... Recently bought a 2003 320 coupe which is fitted with a business radio, tape and 6 disc (located in the boot) cd changer. When i press mode button it toggles between the radio and the tape but no mention of the cd. If cd changer was the issue...
  15. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi all Basically a week ago radio has started to cut out for 10 seconds or so and jumping to cd and viceversa Reading up appears to point to the mulf in the nearside of the boot Ive attached couple of photos for ref Can I bypass this by unplugging it top and bottom allowing the cd player at...
  16. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    hi all i purchaced one these cables from ebay and tried to download the software from cd supplied i cant seem to figure out how to load it all !!! is there someone in the romford essex area that could help me out old man that i am (54) lol am not that clued up on computers :-(
  17. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    2002 330Ci E46 with Harmon Kardon system. Display shows 'no magazine' or 'no disc' when both are there. Tried exchanging CD changer but still the same. Any suggestions?
  18. General BMW Discussions
    I purchased a bmw 6 series e63 2004 about 2 months ago. The guy told me the headunit needed coading as no sound would come out of the speakers but everything else worked fine. A guy a friend of mine knows works for bmw, he tried to code the unit in the car but had no joy! He told me the CCC...
  19. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    The Cd player display on my car is pixelated. I’ m planning to buy a second hand one and replace it myself. Is it a straight forward swap? Do i need a code or something after I installed the new one? Thanks! My car is 318D M Sport 09..
  20. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    I have a 2007 E61 LCI 523i. VIN decoder tells me that I have option S694A on my car [Provisions for BMW 6 CD changer]. realOEM.com tells me that the CD changer unit I need is 65129131850 (plus the cartridge) http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/show...diagId=65_1312 Question: If I buy one of these...
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