BMW 3 Series 2 din car dvd Installation Guide(model: SRD-8798)

Car dvd player is not a “Plug and Play” device,it needs more installation,including remove the dashboard of the car,connectiong the wire from the car,install the rearview camera,setup steering wheel control,connectiong amplifier or other more. We will introduce the BMW 3 Series 2 din car dvd Installation Guide(model: SRD-8798) to you.

BMW 3 Series 2 din car dvd player with gps bluetooth TV radio:

BMW 3 Series 2 din car dvd
BMW 3 Series 2 din car dvd

The first step

1)check the vehicle simply, including check of the electronic devices (car stereo), interior decoration and exterior paint, so as to see if there is anything wrong or scratches! Inspect the car before you do the installation.
2)Take protective measures before you install the car DVD. Protect the gear shifting device and the cigarette lighter, because they can be touched during the installation.

BMW 3 Series before installation
BMW 3 Series before installation

The second step
Take appropriate protective measures at the bottom of the air-conditioning before you dismount the panel. Lift the middle points of the left and right sides of the air-conditioning panel as shown below. When you pry the panel off, you have to pay attention that the air-conditioning panel and the air-conditioning assembly are separate. Lift the air-conditioning assembly and don’t pry the air-conditioning panel off directly.

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BMW 3 Series installation_1

After prying the air-conditioning panel off, unplug the air-conditioning assembly. Then unscrew the CD player and pull the CD player out. Dismount the air-conditioning panel, unplug the air-conditioning assembly. Pay attention to the metal clips on the left and right sides!Unscrew the two Phillips screws of the CD player at the lower left and right corners. Then pull out the CD player!

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BMW 3 Series installation_2

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

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BMW 3 Series installation_3

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).

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BMW 3 Series installation_4

Unscrew the 2 turnbuckles (no.8). (show as the photos blow)

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BMW 3 Series installation_5

After the removal, the bracket dismounted is not needed, because the DVD comes with its metal bracket panel!

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BMW 3 Series installation_6

The metal bracket panel for DVD. Pay attention to the metal prop of the bracket panel which is used to fix the two metal panels with the specific small screws.Fix the two bracket panels with small copper tube and screw them on with the small screws.

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BMW 3 Series installation_7

Mount the metal bracket panel of DVD to the position where the factory CD bracket panel is dismounted. Screw the 4 T20 screws on.

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BMW 3 Series installation_8

The second step: Wiring
Connect the power plugs of DVD player and the CD player.

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Wiring and Caution
A:  Connect the reversing detection line of the DVD power plug with the reversing line of the DVD audio plug.
B:  Connect the brake cable of the DVD power plug with the black cable (ground wire) of DVD audio plug.
C:  Connect the 15cm long transferring line of the DVD radio aerial adaptor plug with factory original radio plug.
D:  Connect the audio left & right inputs between the DVD power plug and the DVD audio plug!
E:  Connect the reversing video plug with the reversing video input plug of DVD audio plug!
F:  Connect the multi-functional converter box of the steering wheel with the steering wheel plug of the DVD power harness.
G: You don’t need to connect the rest of the audio cables, video cables, radio cables and the lines for the small light and it is not needed to pull the reversing line from the trunk. Just reach the reversing line for car camera.

Dismount the storage compartment on the right so as to make it easier to place the IPOD and USB disk wires. Do it from the back cover of the storage compartment.Lift off the panel of the cup stands. Remove the two cup stands by unscrewing the 4 Phillips screws. Then take off the storage compartment, which can make it easier to place the IPOD/ USB disk wires.  (show as the photo blow)

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BMW 3 Series installation_12

six T20 screws

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BMW 3 Series installation_13

Run the wire of IPOD/USB disk through here to the storage compartment. Lead the wire of IPOD/ USB disk through here.

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BMW 3 Series installation_14

Steps to dismount the storage compartment
A:  Dismount the board at the bottom of the storage compartment, two T20 screws are at the left and right corners of the board.
B:  Unscrew the screws at the bottom of the storage compartment which are used to fix the bracket, four T20 screws at the bottom of the storage box.
C:  Open the storage compartment. Pry off the plastic clips of the hydraulic tube on the left. Then take off the cover of storage compartment.
D:  Unscrew the six T20 screws.
E:  Lift off the cup stand and decoration board of the storage compartment as shown in the picture. Unscrew the Phillips screws of the two cup stands on left and right sides, totally 4 screws.
F: Dismount the back shield of the storage compartment.

Pry the 6 plastic clips of the board in the trunk open. Unscrew the 2 Phillips screws at the bottom. Lift six plastic clip off.

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BMW 3 Series installation_15

Cautions:
Removal of the board finished.

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BMW 3 Series installation_16

Lead to extension cable of the camera through the hose to the right side of the trunk.Lead the extension cable of the reversing camera through the hose.

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BMW 3 Series installation_17

Dismount the clip switch base and reach the position of the clip base. Take off the switch.
Original clip switch
After taking down the original clip switch base of the trunk then take off the switch. Mount the switch to the camera clip.
Take off the switch.

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BMW 3 Series installation_18

Mount the original clip switch to the clip base of the camera. Cut off the spare part of the camera switch as shown in the picture, or else you can not mount it back to the car.
Mount the original clip switch to the exact place of the camera and cut off the spare plastic part, or else you can not mount it onto the car.

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BMW 3 Series installation_19

Install Car Camera
Take off the baseboard of the trunk. Lead the 5-meter long extension video line of the camera through the right side of the trunk. Then lead it from the right pedal through the left pedal to the unit.

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BMW 3 Series installation_20

The third step
Pry off the air-conditioning assembly. Then lift off the panel. After that, mount the air-conditioning panel specific for DVD player.Put away the factory original air-conditioning panel after removal since it is not needed in the following installation process.
Lift the panel which is marked with red circles.

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BMW 3 Series installation_21

Separate the air-conditioning panels.

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BMW 3 Series installation_22

The factory air-conditioning panel and the air-conditioning panel for the DVD

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BMW 3 Series installation_23

Installation finished Effect

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BMW 3 Series installation_24

Install the air-conditioning assembly after mounting back the air-conditioning panel. Then mount the DVD player.
Remove the air conditioning panel. Mount the air conditioning panel specific for DVD to the air conditioning assembly.
Mount the air conditioning assembly. Then mount back the DVD player.

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BMW 3 Series installation_25

Comparison between the CD player and the DVD player

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BMW 3 Series installation_26

But there are many different cars,come with very different Structure and different function,please ask for an profesional technician to install it. As a fresher,there will be the risk to damage the car dvd player,or sometimes damage the car which is not our responsibility.

So BMW 3 Series 2 din car dvd Installation Guide is introduced completely.Hope it can give you a help. And if there is any problem in installation car dvd player of this model, just feel free to contact us for support.

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