Universal remote control in the interior rear-view mirror retrofit kit BMW 3 Series (E46), BMW 5 Series (E39), BMW 7 Series (E38)

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BMW Installation Instructions

Universal remote control in the interior rear-view mirror retrofit kit BMW 3 Series (E46), BMW 5 Series (E39), BMW 7 Series (E38)

The installation time is approx. 0.75 hours, but this may vary depending on the condition of the car and the equipment in it.

Retrofit kit No. 61 31 0 148 128

Contents

Section

Important information
1. Preparations
2. Connection diagram
3. Cabling diagram
4. To install and connect the wiring harness
5. Concluding work
6. Circuit diagram

Important information

Only for use in the BMW dealer organisation.

Target group

The target group for these installation instructions is specialist personnel trained on BMW/MINI cars with the appropriate specialist knowledge.

All work must be completed using the latest BMW repair manuals, circuit diagrams, servicing manuals and work instructions in a rational order using the prescribed tools (special tools) and observing current health and safety regulations.

Installation information

Ensure that the cables/lines are not kinked or damaged as you install them in the car.

If the specified PIN numbers are occupied, bridges, double crimps or twin-lead terminals must be used.

Special tools required

None

1.Preparations

TIS instruction No.
Conduct a brief test
Disconnect the negative pole of the battery 12 00 …
Lower the front headlining
The following components must be removed first of all:
A pillar trim on the right
Glove compartment
Interior mirror

2.Connection diagram

 

Universal remote control in the interior rear-view mirror retrofit kit BMW 3 Series (E46), BMW 5 Series (E39), BMW 7 Series (E38)

Item Description Signal Cable colour / Cross-section Connection location in the car Abbreviation / Slot
A Additional wiring harness
B Black 10-pin plug To interior rear-view mirror with automatic anti-dazzle facility X18246
A1 Blade terminal contact Terminal 15 GN/WS

0.35 mm2

To black 10-pin plug X18246 PIN 3
A2 Blade terminal contact Earth BR/SW

0.35 mm2

To black 10-pin plug X18246 PIN 10
A3 Blade terminal contact Reversing signal BL/GE

0.35 mm2

To black 10-pin plug X18246 PIN 1
A4 Open contact BR/SW

0.35 mm2

To BR/SW cable behind the glove box
A5 Open contact BL/GE

0.35 mm2

To BL/GE cable behind the glove box
A6 Open contact GN/WS

0.35 mm2

To GN/WS cable behind the glove box

3.Cabling diagram

Universal remote control in the interior rear-view mirror retrofit kit BMW 3 Series (E46), BMW 5 Series (E39), BMW 7 Series (E38)

  1. Black 10-pin plug on the interior rear-view mirror
  2. Additional wiring harness installation route
  3. Connection area behind the glove box

4.To install and connect the wiring harness

Universal remote control in the interior rear-view mirror retrofit kit BMW 3 Series (E46), BMW 5 Series (E39), BMW 7 Series (E38)

Install the interior rear-view mirror with automatic anti-dazzle facility (TIS No. 51 16 063).” Connect branches A1-A3 to the 10-pin plug (B) X18246 as follows:

Branch A1 to slot 3
Branch A2 to slot 10
Branch A3 to slot 1.

Universal remote control in the interior rear-view mirror retrofit kit BMW 3 Series (E46), BMW 5 Series (E39), BMW 7 Series (E38)

[1] Connect the black 10-pin plug (1) to the interior rear-view mirror with automatic anti-dazzle facility (2).

Pull the wiring harness through the grommet (3).

Lay the wiring harness in the cable holders under the headlining and then to the right A pillar.

Universal remote control in the interior rear-view mirror retrofit kit BMW 3 Series (E46), BMW 5 Series (E39), BMW 7 Series (E38)

Lay the wiring harness (1) in the cable holders along the A pillar to the glove box.

The wiring harness (1) must not interfere with the deployment area of the head airbag.”

Universal remote control in the interior rear-view mirror retrofit kit BMW 3 Series (E46), BMW 5 Series (E39), BMW 7 Series (E38)

Connect branch A4 to a BR/SW cable in parallel with a miniature connector (1).

In the same way connect branch A5 in parallel to a BL/GE cable and branch A6 in parallel to a GN/WS cable.

5.Concluding work

This interior rear-view mirror with automatic anti-dazzle facility screen monitor does not require coding. To check the function reconnect the battery. Switch on the ignition and dipped headlights. Cover the photocell on the rear of the mirror with adhesive tape. Now shine a torch at the photocell in the interior rear-view mirror. The interior rear-view mirror must not dip into its anti-dazzle position.

6.Circuit diagram

Universal remote control in the interior rear-view mirror retrofit kit BMW 3 Series (E46), BMW 5 Series (E39), BMW 7 Series (E38)

Legend

A22 Anti-dazzle interior rear-view mirror
X18246 Black 10-pin plug
Reversing signal connector
Terminal 15 connector Connector 31 earth

Cable colours

SW black
GN green
BR brown GE yellow
BL blue
WS white

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