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The Full Tutorial on a 2005-2012 BMW 3 E90 E91 E92 E93 316i 318i 320i 320si 323i 325i 328i 330i 335i 335is M3 316d 318d 320d 325d 330d 335d Car Stereo Replacement for Beginners

At present, it won’t cost too much money and time to replace your factory radio with a new aftermarket car stereo. Compared with your factory radio, a new car stereo is equipped with higher configurations, performance and more advanced features. Thus, more and more car owners are more likely to pick an ideal car stereo to replace their factory radio. This article mainly aims to introduce how to install a 2005-2012 BMW 3 E90 E91 E92 E93 316i 318i 320i 320si 323i 325i 328i 330i 335i 335is M3 316d 318d 320d 325d 330d 335d car stereo. If you have the same vehicle type, you might as well refer to the following installation guide.

2005-2012 BMW 3 E90 E91 E92 E93 316i 318i 320i 320si 323i 325i 328i 330i 335i 335is M3 316d 318d 320d 325d 330d 335d Car Stereo after installation

2005-2012 BMW 3 E90 E91 E92 E93 316i 318i 320i 320si 323i 325i 328i 330i 335i 335is M3 316d 318d 320d 325d 330d 335d Car Stereo after installation

Before and during installation, you should notice:

1.Before connecting, please make sure the ignition is off to avoid short circuit.

2.Ensure connect the yellow and red power cable at last.

3.Ensure that all loose wires are isolated with electrical tape

4.Ensure don’t tangle the wire when tighten the moving parts(Such as seat rails).

5.Ensure that all ground is connected to the same place.

6.Using the improper fuse may cause damage of fire, so when replace the fuse, please consult the professional.

7.For your convenience, here’s the recommended tools for removal and installation from Seicane, please check for more details: http://www.seicane.com/car-dvd-dismantling-device-srd-400

2005-2012 BMW 3 E90 E91 E92 E93 316i 318i 320i 320si 323i 325i 328i 330i 335i 335is M3 316d 318d 320d 325d 330d 335d car stereo installation guide

1. The original dashboard before installation.

The original dashboard before installation

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.

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

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.

Unplug the air-conditioning assembly. Then unscrew the CD player and pull the CD player out

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.

Disconnect the power plug behind the CD player and the plug of the radio aerials

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).

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)

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.

Check all the accessories for the new Seicane stereo

Check all the accessories for the new Seicane stereo

8. Connect the harnesses to the back of the new Seicane stereo.

Connect the harnesses to the back of the new Seicane stereo

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 are trapped into troubles, please don’t hesitate to contact your dealer or seek help from someone experienced as well as a professional. Or you can directly ask a technician to help you install the new car stereo. Anyway, before installation, please confirm that you’ve already got an ideal car stereo. If it is not suitable enough, you can check out the following link which is a 2005-2012 BMW 3 E90 E91 E92 E93 316i 318i 320i 320si 323i 325i 328i 330i 335i 335is M3 316d 318d 320d 325d 330d 335d car stereo from Seicane.

https://www.seicane.com/hd-1024-600-multi-touch-screen-2005-2012-bmw-3-e90-e91-e92-e93-316i-318i-320i-320si-323i-325i-328i-330i-335i-335is-m3-316d-318d-320d-325d-330d-335d-radio-removal-with-android-in-dash-sat-nav-car-stereo-system-3g-wifi-bluetooth-dvd-aux-obd2-s12790e

If you get this multifunctional car stereo installed in your car, you are able to get a wonderful driving experience.

Under the guidance of the built-in GPS navigation system, you can easily locate where you are and accurately navigate to your desired destinations without getting lost according to turn-by-turn directions and voice prompts. Besides, with dual zone function, you can freely listen to beautiful music from radio/AV/DVD/TV etc while navigating.

Another highlight is the Bluetooth connectivity. Under the wireless Bluetooth technology, your can connect your Bluetooth-enabled mobile phone to this car stereo, so you can make, receive, reject and mute hands-free calls as well as enjoy streaming music from your phone.

What’s more, various entertainment features of this car stereo can provide you with a ton of fun. Wish you like this unit and good luck to you!

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