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Old 09-28-2008, 05:32 PM   #1
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Thumbs Up Official bluetooth installation instruction with tons of pics

THIS BLUETOOTH INSTALLATION WAS DONE ON A 2003 330I WHICH WAS PREWIRED FOR BMW CELL PHONE.IT WAS COMPLETED IN 1 HOUR ON SEP 25TH 2008.I AM NOT A PROFESSIONAL OR ANYTHING LIKE THAT.I WENT TO THE STEALER AND THEY SAID I HAVE TO BRING IT TO THE STEALERSHIP FOR CODING.BULL SH*T.USED A 7TH GENERATION MODULE AND IPHONE 2G WITH 2.1 SOFTWARE.
THIS WAS MY FIRST ATTEMPT AND WOULD DEFTINATELY LIKE SOME FEDDBACK.


IT WAS DONE ON MY BABY WHICH LOOKS LIKE THIS-











BEGIN THE PUNJABI WAY!!!!
PLEASE CHECK FOR THIS SIGN ON THE TRUNK .IF YOU HAVE THIS,IT MEANS YOU JUST NEED THE PARTS I USED FOR INSTALLATION AND NOTHING ELSE.MY INSTRUCTIONS ARE GOOD TO GO WITH THIS SIGN.THIS WAS THE BEST TIME FOR ME TO VACUUM ALL THE MESS I HAD IN MY CAR.




PARTS NEEDED FOR INSTALLATION
  1. BLUETOOTH MODULE PART #84106969268 ($300 From Buddy)
  2. BLUETOOTH MODULE BRACKET PART #84136924553 ($12)
  3. BLUETOOTH MIC PART #84318380319 ($45 From Buddy)
  4. BLUETOOTH ANTENNA PART #84506928461 (Free from Buddy)
  5. BLUETOOTH ANTENNA BRACKET PART #84136912160 ($ 5 From Buddy)
  6. PAIRING BUTTON PART #275-644($3 RADIO SHACK)
  7. PAIRING BUTTON HARNESS PART#84110302181 ($18 Dealer,u can bypass this too)
  8. BOLTS 5 PART#3069936198($1.07 HOME DEPOT)
  9. NUTS AND SCREWS 4 ($ 1 LOCAL HARDWARE STORE)
  10. SCREW DRIVERS
  11. COMMON SENSE




START WITH BLUETOOTH ANTENNA INSTALLATION
LETS START WITH TAKING OFF THE ASH TRAY.ITS EASY AND SIMPLE.PLEASE DON'T RUSH OR PUSH ANYTHING HARD AS IT MAY DAMAGE THE ASH TRAY.











NOW TAKE OFF THE SWITCH TRIM.IT IS REQIRED TO TAKE OFF IN ORDER TO GET TO BLUETOOTH ANTENNA FAKRA CONNECTOR.IT WILL MAKE IS EASY FOR THE ARM REST TO PICK UP AND GET ACCESS TO THE BLUETOOTH ANTENNA INSTALLATION POSITION.






REMOVE THE CUP HOLDERS






YOU WILL SEE THE PHONE WIRING HARNESS AFTER TAKING OFF THE COIN HOLDER.YOU CAN LEAVE IT THERE, DON'T TOUCH THE WIRING HARNESS PACKED IN COVERING.WE'LL TAKE IT OUT LATER.








LOCATE YOUR BLUETOOTH ANTENNA WITH BRACKET.








ATTACH THE BLUETOOTH ANTENNA HERE




NEXT STEP IS TO INSTALL THE BLUETOOTH PAIRING BUTTON.LOCATE THE PAIRING BUTTON WIRING HARNESS.UNWRAP THE COVERING.




INSTALL THE WIRING HARNESS FOR BLUETOOTH PAIRING BUTTON.






I WOULD RECOMMEND YOU TO LEAVE EVERYTHING UNSCREWED, UNTIL YOU FIND OUT THE SYSTEM WORKS.BUT I DID NOT DO IT BECAUSE I THOUGHT IT USUALLY WORKKS,AND IT DID.LOL

NOW PUSH BACK THE PAIRING BUTTON HARNESS TO THE FRONT OF THE ARM REST THROUGH THE COIN HOLDER HOLE.AND INSTALL THE PAIRING BUTTON TO THE HARNESS.







LEAVE THE PARING BUTTON UNDER THE COIN HOLDER.TAPE IT THERE SO IT DONT MOVE AROUND.YOU WILL ONLY NEED THIS ANYTIME YOU PAIR A NEW PHONE.




LETS INSTALL THE MIC.IT IS THE EASIEST PART OF THIS INSTALLATION---








PUTTING THE TRIM BACK IS EASY.START FROM THE FRONT AND THEN JUST PUSH UP AND HEAR ALL THE CLICKS.SOME PEOPLE MAY WANT TO SWITCH THE MIC POSTION WITH THE ROOF SWITCH.MY MIC IS GOOD AT THE CURRENT LOCATION.AND IT WORKS PERFECT SINCE I ASKED 5 PEOPLE WHEN MAKING CALLS, AND THEY TOLD ME THEY HEAR ME CLEARLY.AND ALSO THE MIC HOLE HAS TO ADJUSTED/CUT.ITS LITTLE SMALLER THAN THE SWITCH HOLE.I DON'T WANT ANY CUTTING ON MY BABY

NOW LET'S GO IN THE TRUNK AND INSTALL THE BLUETOOTH MODULE.THIS COULD BE THE HARDEST PART OF THE INSTALLATION.DEPENDING ON YOUR EXPERIENCE.






PULL THE TRIM/BOARD AND YOU SHOULD SEE SOMETHING LIKE THIS,WHERE YOU CAN SEE THE WRAPPED WIRING HARNESS FOR BLUETOOTH MODULE.YOUR'S MIGHT BE CLEAN.OH WELL WHO CARES!!






NOW LOCATE THE 26 PIN CONNECTOR AND OPEN IT BY PRESSING ON BOTH SIDES WITH A SMALL SCREW DRIVER.






TAPE THE PINS AND RECONNECT THE CONNECTOR.INSTALL IT ON THE ULF MODULE USING THE WHITE COLOR LEVER ON THE CONNECTOR.IT SHOULD BE EASY.








HOW TO PAIR YOUR PHONE

PRESS AND HOLD THE PAIRING BUTTON FOR ABOUT 3-5 SECONDS,WHILE HOLDING THE BUTTON TURN THE IGNITION KEY TO POSITION #1.HOLD THE BUTTON FOR ANOTHER 3-5 SECONDS AND RELEASE THE BUTTON.THE DISPLAY SHOULD SHOW "BT PAIRING".NOW PUT THE 4 DIGIT BLUETOOTH CODE THAT CAME WITH THE BLUETOOTH MODULE IN YOUR BLUETOOTH CAPABLE PHONE.THE PHONE SHOULD SAY "PAIRED WITH BMW***.." AND THE CD DISPLAY WITH SHOW "SUCCEEDED".TURN THE KEY OFF.
HELP WAS ALSO TAKEN FROM http://www.bimmernav.com/BMW_E46_Blu...tructions.html
THANKS TO THEM.
HAVE FUN WITH YOUR BLUETOOTH SYSTEM.NOW IF YOU HAVE TESTED EVRYTHING POSITIVE REINSTALL EVERYTHING TOGETHER.GOOD LUCK.
IF YOU THINK THIS WAS HELPFUL PLEASE DONATE WITH PAYPAL TO XXENYCEJATTXX@HOTMAIL.COM
OR ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT INSTALLATION.I AM WILLING TO HELP MY FELLOW FANATICS WITH FREE INSTALLATION,JUST BRING YOUR PARTS AND MAKE AN APPOINTMENT ON MY FREE TIME.IN NYC.
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2005 CBR 600RR


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