How to Upgrade the 2006-2013 BMW Mini Cooper GPS Navigation DVD Player?

My first car is a 2009 BMW Mini Cooper, which was a gift from my father, and I really love it so much. While the only thing that made me unsatisfied was that its dashboard radio system function is too less and the operation is not smart enough. After thinking about some time, I decided to purchase an aftermarket car radio GPS navigation system for modification.

My friend recommended me to a radio navigation brand that is currently popular in the market, it’s called Seicane. He emphasized that the Seicane car radio GPS navigation systems are diverse in styles, high in quality, and affordable. Two weeks ago, I ordered the Seicane products and installed it myself. Here, I want to share with you the installation process and using experience.

First of all, there are some tips before the installation,

  • Prepare the needed tools, mainly include screwdriver and pry board.
  • Ensure that the disassembly and assembly process is in a power-off state
  • Be careful not to confuse the disassembly and assembly accessories, and keep them complete

Upgrade guide of 2009 BMW Mini Cooper car radio GPS navigation system

1 Remove the screw of the central control air outlet

2 Remove the fixed small plate of the air outlet

3 Remove the fixing screws of the air outlet on the other side

4 Remove the fixing screws of the glove box switch

5 Remove the fixing screws of the screen mask

6 Remove the fixing screws of key start button to remove its panel

7 Remove the fixing screws of original car radio

8 Remove the screws on the left and right sides of the air conditioner

9 Pry out the plastic panel under the air conditioner

10 Remove the screws on the plastic panel

11 Remove the CD fixing screws

12 Take off the original car radio and CD

13 Directly connect the original car plugs and the new Seicane car radio plugs, and then test to make sure that all functions are working properly, and then use a screwdriver to fix the Seicane radio navigation system in the dashboard.

The Seicane Car GPS Navigation DVD Player for 2006-2013 BMW Mini Cooper provides a wide range of wonderful features and functions.

Compared to the old dashboard radio, the Seicane car audio system has a high-definition interface, which is easy to operate all functions by touch screen. To enrich in-car life, you can download any applications in the android market for access to games, Skype, MSN, YouTube, twitter, E-Book, Gmail etc.

The car stereo is equipped with worldwide real-time navigation function of high accuracy. With current location, speed, mileage, landmark building display, 3D street view, destination search and turn-by-turn voice directions, it will be your perfect road companion.

Besides, the radio supports CarPlay/Android Auto, Bluetooth, CD DVD player, HD 1080P video, rear view camera and so on, adding much fun to your drive and keep safe on the road.

4 comments on “How to Upgrade the 2006-2013 BMW Mini Cooper GPS Navigation DVD Player?

  1. Looking for help. I installed one into my mini. But the settings won’t let my interior fans or my power windows and locks to work? Is it not plugged in?

    • Dear,
      Sorry for the trouble caused to you.
      To help you quickly, could you give us your order number?
      Don’t worry, we are responsible for your order.

      Have a nice day.

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