Nowadays, more and more car owners tend to replace their factory radio with new multifunctional stereos on their own. As the installation process is not so difficult that you can also try to do it by yourself with a step-by-step installation guide. To finish the entire upgrade process independently not only helps decrease some budgets but also brings you a sense of achievement. The following is a detailed installation guide for a 2005-2012 BMW 3 Series E90 E91 E92 E93 Audio Sound Stereo. If you have the same dashboard, you can read it and take it as a reference.
Precautions for this installation:
1.Before you start up any work, park your car well and unplug the negative power cable to avoid any danger.
2.Please make sure that all fastened wires are isolated with electrical tape.
3.Please make sure the ignition is off to avoid short circuit.
4.Please prepare a lever and a screwdriver before the removal and the installation.
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2005-2012 BMW 3 Series E90 E91 E92 E93 car stereo installation guide
1. The original dashboard before installation.
2. Pry the panel off with a lever. You need to lift the air-conditioning assembly and don’t pry the air-conditioning panel off directly.
3. Unplug the air-conditioning assembly. Then unscrew the CD player and pull the CD player out.
4. Disconnect the power plug behind the CD player and the plug of the radio aerials.
5. Take off the plastic bracket frame behind the CD player. Six screws are shown in the picture as follow. 4 of them are T20 screws, 2 of them are turnbuckles (no.8).
6. Unscrew the 2 turnbuckles (no.8).After the removal, the bracket is not needed, because the DVD comes with its metal bracket panel.
7. Check all the accessories for the new Seicane stereo.
8. Connect the harnesses to the back of the new Seicane stereo.
9. Connect the Seicane stereo to your original radio’s plugs.
10. Turn on the new Seicane stereo to have a careful check if everything works well. If it doesn’t, please check whether all the cables are connected correctly.
11. Put the new Seicane stereo into the dash.
12. Put everything into their original place.
Wish the above installation steps can be helpful for you. If you come across any problems you cannot deal with independently, you can contact with your dealer or seek help from someone experienced as well as a professional. Besides, it is essential for you to confirm that you have already got a ideal car stereo. If your car stereo is not suitable enough, you can check the following link which is about a 2005-2012 BMW 3 Series E90 E91 E92 E93 gps bluetooth dvd car stereo from Seicane. Please click:
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