Although the Bluetooth Kits come with detailed step by step
instructions for installing both the pairing button and eject
box, the below quick pictorial guide will give you a good idea
about the installation in the BMW .
NOTE: Our Bluetooth Kits come with the latest Generation
BMW ULF modules Available
All North American BMWs
even without BMW phone currently are already prewired for phone. You can verify by finding the
Prewired for BMW Cellular phone in the trunk area.
Prewiring consists of wiring for all telephone equipment, plus
coding for phone and voice recognition. If your BMW is
prewired for phone, and you install a new generation Bluetooth
module, like we sell, it is unlikely that you will need
to have your car coded. THIS MEANS THEIR IS NO
RUNNING OF WIRES OR COMPLICATED INSTALLATION STEPS. The
installation is very simple and straight forward. Pus
our Bluetooth kits come with detailed BMW service manual
documentation that you can follow yourself or have any
competent dealer or installer perform.
installation is very simple and straight forward and will
allow you to use the steering wheel controls to operate and
Idrive or CD radio (E90) to operate the Bluetooth system.
In the E90, start your installation by
removing the bottom trunk liner by lifting straight up.
Once removed you will find bundle of wires as shown
below. These wires are the Bluetooth module power
connection, bluetooth antenna connection and fiber optic audio
connection. If you currently have BMW assist, these
wires will be connected to the BMW assist module. Simple
disconnect the assist module and connect up the Bluetooth
module that comes as part of our kit. E60 and E63 wires
are located on the LEFT side of the trunk liner trim.
Connect the 54 pin connector to one end
of the ULF module and the cream/purple colored Bluetooth antenna wire
to the the other end of the ULF module. Connect the
fiber optic cable to the fiber optic audio connection on the
Mount the ULF module to the Bracket using
the 3 mounting holes. Once you connect the Bluetooth
antenna wire and the 54 pin connector on the ULF module, and mount the bracket
back in its original location. If you had BMW Assist, you will need to remove the
Assist module and replace with the Bluetooth ULF module.
Put the trunk cover back in place
and you will be complete in the back.
If you car was equipped BMW assist
you will not need to update the fiber optic audio block to
indicate a new fiber optic audio system installed (same
process as when installing a CD changer). Simple and
detailed instructions come with kit. Just switch fiber
optic prep station to indicate phone audio system.
Verify that you have a microphone
installed in your car. If you had BMW Assist, you will
already have the mic. If not, you can look up in the
holes for the mic and see if it is present.
Connect the Bluetooth antenna to
the preinstalled Bluetooth antenna wire. E90 antenna
wire is located under the pedal trim, E60 under the oddments
Replace the arm rest trim piece to
install the Bluetooth eject box (following pictures borrowed
E60 shown below. Lift the
arm rest cover to reveal the 4 screws for that hold the trim
piece in place
Assemble the eject box with the
new trim piece (and snap in adapter if desired)
Assembled with RAZR phone installed
Run the wire of the eject box through the access hole to
connect to the ELO18 connector under the rear air vents.
Connect the 18 pin connector and
the antenna wire to the proper connectors
Finished Look in the E60/E61 5 Series with
optional RAZR snap in
Finished look in the E90/E91 3 Series
With optional Motorola Snap in
Finished Look in the E63/E64 6 Series
With optional Siemens snap in
Switch on the mobile phone
Switch on the ignition, the main menu will appear in the
Press the controller and select the INFORMATION menu point
Select the COMMUNICATION INTERFACE menu point using the
Press the controller, BLUETOOTH COMMUNICATION ACTIVE will
appear in the on-board monitor
Push the controller forwards, turn it counter-clockwise and
select the TELEPHONE menu point
Press the controller, BLUETOOTH CONNECTABLE IN THIS MENU will
appear in the on-board monitor
Select and activate the Bluetooth option on the mobile phone.
(The steps required for this differ from phone to phone, see
the manual supplied with the phone under searching for
Bluetooth device, connecting BT device, pairing BT device)
After a successful search the display on the phone will show
FOUND, the car will register itself on the phone with a
5-digit number. Select the SELECT menu point
Turn the controller and select the ADD DEVICE menu point
Press the controller, PASSKEY will appear in the on-board
Enter a freely selectable 1 – 16 digit Bluetooth code using
Slide the controller downwards and select the CONFIRM PASSKEY
Press the controller
Select CONNECTION or REGISTRATION on the mobile phone and
CONNECTED will appear on the mobile phone You have a
maximum of 10 seconds to enter the passkey or Bluetooth code.
Enter the same passkey and Bluetooth code in the mobile phone
The message HANDS-FREE ACCEPTED will appear on the mobile.
Press the menu button next to the controller twice
Switch off the ignition for at least 30 seconds
Quit the mobile phone sub menu again
After completing this process your phone will be paired with