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Old 04-21-2004, 12:08 PM   #1
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FS: (attn Canadians) bluetooth retrofit wiring harness

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If you are Canadian (or European), then your car didn't come pre-wired for telephone like USA spec cars do. This means that you cannot hook up a bluetooth kit! After doing research I found the parts needed to do a telephone prewire retrofit. I ordered the 2 parts needed but my dealership accidentally ordered extra which I ended up having to pay for since they are special order from Germany.... Only Canadian / European dealers can order these parts.

To do a telephone prewire install, you will need this main wiring harness and one other part - a single wire - which costs $55 CDN from the dealership. I don't have this part for sale but I can give you the part number. Once you've done the telephone prewire install you can hook up a regular BMW bluetooth kit no problem. The difficulty of the retrofit is about the same as installing an aftermarket CD player. Not hard at all. I documented the retrofit as I did it and can send a photocopy along with the wiring harness to make the install simple.

So I have a main retrofit wiring harness for sale. The dealership cost on this item is about $360 CDN if I remember correctly. Make me an offer via private message or email.
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Old 06-22-2004, 12:33 PM   #2
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Jackboot,

As discussed through PM, consider this sold. I'm publicly asking the following questions in case there are any other Canadians in the same boat that can benefit from this info:
  • What is the part number for the missing wire?
  • Did the Canadian dealer have to special order this wire from Germany? If so, what is the lead time?
  • Do the big online dealers (e.g. Circle) have this part available?

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Old 06-23-2004, 12:09 AM   #3
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Good idea to document it, Santiago. To answer your questions:

I don't have the part number handy here. I am currently in MN for work until the end of August and the part numbers are at home in Alberta.

The part is special order from Germany. It took about a week to come in.

The part is *only* available for purchase in Canada / Europe, the same as some other parts (first aide kit etc, independent heating, etc)

I'll post part numbers when I have access to them again. It was a beotch to find them in the first place, so I'm not going to attempt to try to find them again.

Nicolas
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