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  1. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi, my BMW X5 xDrive30d doesn’t seem to have the SAT NAV/Telephone option in the “screen”/menu, even though it clearly has buttons on the steering wheel as well as the control knob assigned to them. I'm not sure but I presume it may need a software update for these features to become available -...
  2. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, New here so sorry if I posted this in the wrong section. So I acquired a 2013 bmw 520d m sport.. Great car.. But the stanav I can only enter the postcode. so the street, building number and road junction sections gets greyed out and can't enter anything manually .. So I updated the...
  3. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi all, I wanted to know if I can replace a Sat Nav screen without the need for coding. I have seen a replacement screen on eBay which has the same serial number to my existing screen but the last 2 separate digits are different. So my serial number is 6834913-02. The one on eBay is...
  4. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Help! I have a 2019 G21 320d M Sport. It has the new Live Cockpit Professional and I have had an issue with the Sat Nav. It has had a new TCB and the SW loaded during the repair has resulted in less options for entering destination etc. I don't have a record of what version it was, all I know...
  5. BMW Guides and How To's
    Hi, have a 2016 320d and the quick search on sat nav no longer finds post codes. When you enter a post code it comes up with NO RESULTS. Any ideas?
  6. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    I've just bought a 2010 335i Touring to replace my 2005 330i Touring. The new car doesn't have i Drive and sat nav, but my old car does, so I'd like to swap the system from my old car into the new one. Can this be done? Or did the electrical spec change too much between 2005 and 2010? Thanks
  7. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hello, I hope someone can help me out. My old sat nav has died but I have got a replacement MK4 DVD sat nav unit however the GPS connector on the back of the unit has broken off at some point, it looks to be repairable but I just need to get my hands on a replacement connector, does anyone...
  8. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi guys I've recently bought a E46 Clubsport from 2003 the genuine head unit is outdated and slow, I've been looking for the genuine touch screen head unit for this model. one of the cars I viewed before I bought this one had one but I can't seem to find it anywhere looked on amazon/google with...
  9. General BMW Discussions
    Hi, got my car last week, been playing with all the settings etc & now my map on the sat nav is a grey/blue colour instead of the coloured map when I bought it. Been through the settings & cant get it back. Any ideas? It's a f20 1 series 2015
  10. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi All I have just bought a 99 728i, it is a tidy car but has a few annoying faults, any help would be appreciated. Here we go...... 1. The Air con. The Compressor kicks in when switched on but no cold air, it then starts to whine after a while. Before i just re-gas, anyone else had any...
  11. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi I Just got a 2010 BMW 318D business edition but the sat nav doesn't seam to work.. when I click Navigation it goes onto the next screen and just stays there saying starting navigation system. and nothing happens any ideas ?? I have gone into service menu and clicked navigation and it says...
  12. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hello I have had my 2003 (53) 318ti compact for a few months now i got it at a good price considering the sat nav unit and disc reader and cd changer was missing. im unsure on what series of unit and disc reader i need? mk1 mk2 mk3 mk4? and must i need the genuine cd changer? im looking at...
  13. Introductions
    hi all, this is my first post so please excuse any newbie stupidity I've just bought my first bimmer love it. (I know I should have done it years ago..), I'm trying to work through the small problems it has and now I'm at the sat nav stage. It works but is very antiquated. I think it's still...
  14. General BMW Discussions
    Hi All, I'm a newbie to this forum. I am looking to purchase a 2010/2011 3 Series Coupe as soon as the right one comes up, for the right price. I'm after a Manual e92 320d M Sport, with iDrive, 19" Alloys and Privacy Glass. I have a budget of £15.5k. Is it possible to find one with...
  15. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi all... I recently purchased a 118 coupe m sport with idrive, however the navigation appears to be showing my location as somewhere in france. The guidance system activates perfectly when an address is entered but assumes my starting position is from a french location (even when car is in...
  16. Introductions
    Evening all, I have just brought me first BMW. An E53 04 plate x5. It's amazing, every time in push the pedal down the v8 makes me smile. I can't wait to start putting my own touches to it. First jobs to upgrade the sat nav. Can anyone give me any help with the best way to do this, can I just up...
  17. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi Guys, I am looking to get a new head unit in my car as the standard one the screen has broken in it, half the display is missing. I also want to upgrade it to have Sat Nav built in. I am completely at a loss as to which one to go for. I have had Clarion before and do like them but don't know...
  18. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, As the title suggests I have started to have problems with the navigation unit in my car. Its a LCI 530d. Few months ago the i-drive started showing signs of old age. The maps would work great on split screen view etc but when I needed to use it for directions ironically it would say...
  19. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi Guys. I've just picked up a DVD drive sat nav to replace my CD unit. If I plug in the DVD nothing works unless I hold down the eject button constantly. If you do this then the red power light comes on and it starts to work fine. As soon as you let go of the button then the screen goes off...
  20. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi all. I let my E39 M5 battery run down (I know, I know!) I jumped it back up and it's been running fine mechanically. Only weird thing is that the computer / sat nav has gone all lo tech and blue / yellow colour as compared to normal BMW black and grey etc. I'm not sure the BMW logo is...
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