Have you ever upgraded your factory radio before? If not, you will be greatly amazed at the different experience if you try to replace your factory radio with a new one. You may worry about the installation. Now I’d like to introduce a step-by-step 2005-2012 BMW 3 Series E90 E91 E92 E93 car stereo installation guide from Seicane to you as a reference.
Tips about the installation:
1.Please disconnect the power before the installation.
2.Please prepare a lever and a screwdriver before the removal and the installation.
3.Please keep all the separate parts from the car. Please take great care of the dashboard to avoid scratching it during its detachment and installation. Please keep handy any parts from the car and make use of all the original screws from the car as much as possible. so each related part of the unit can be fixed securely.
2005-2012 BMW 3 Series E90 E91 E92 E93 car stereo installation guide
- The original dashboard before installation.
- 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.
- Disconnect the power plug behind the CD player and the plug of the radio aerials.
- 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).
- Unscrew the 2 turnbuckles(no.8).After the removal, the bracket is not needed, because the DVD comes with its metal bracket panel.
7.Mount the metal bracket panel of DVD to the position where the factory CD bracket panel is dismounted. Screw the 4T20 screws on.
- Connect the power plugs of DVD player and the CD player. Then connect the wires to the new Seicane stereo as t he user manual or the wiring diagram shows.
9.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.
10.Put the new Seicane stereo into the dash.
11.Put everything into their original place.
That’s all the installation method about a 2005-2012 BMW 3 Series E90 E91 E92 E93 car stereo. To make sure you have a successful upgrade, you need to be clear about every step before the installation. You also need to confirm that your new car stereo can be compatible with your car. If you don’t have one, then I’d like to introduce a great 2005-2012 BMW 3 Series E90 E91 E92 E93 car stereo from Seicane to you, please check out for more details:
With an advanced WINCE 6.0 CORE operation system, this BMW 3 Series E90 E91 E92 E93 car stereo comes with a variety of useful and amusing and features for you to get the convenience and enjoyment on the way, such as the 3D GPS navigation system of high precision, bluetooth technology, DVD player, FM/AM radio, Ipod, Wifi, USB, SD, etc. What’s more, your steering wheel control can still work after installation. To have a brand new experience, it’s just your best choice!