Aerial Amplifier Retrofit BMW 3 Series Convertible (E46/C)

EBA – 01 29 0 301 816
BMW Installation Instructions

These installation instructions only apply to cars fitted with the Bluetooth universal BMW hands-free device

Important information

Subject to technical modifications.

Target group

These installation instructions are primarily designed for use within the BMW dealership organisation and by authorised BMW service companies. In any event the target group for these installation instructions is specialist personnel trained on BMW 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.

The installed cables are to be secured with cable ties.

Installation time

Approx. 0.5 hours, but this may vary depending on the condition of the car and the equipment in it.

Retrofit kit No.

84 64 0 301 718

See EPC for other retrofit kit part numbers.

List of special equipment

The following special equipment must be taken into consideration when installing the retrofit kit:

SA 601 TV reception

Special tools required

None

Contents

Section

1. Preparations
2. Parts list
3. To install and connect the aerial amplifier (cars without SA 601 only)
4. To install and connect the aerial amplifier (cars with SA 601 only)
5. Concluding work

1.Preparations

TIS instruction No.
Conduct a brief test
Disconnect the negative pole of the battery 12 00 …
The following components must be removed first of all:
Trim for boot bulkhead 51 47 140
Charger/hands-free electronic control unit (cars without SA 601 only)

2.Parts list

Aerial Amplifier Retrofit BMW 3 Series Convertible (E46/C)

Legend

A Aerial booster
B Speed nut M5 (2x), cars without SA 601 only
C Hexagonal screw M5 x 14 (2x), cars without SA 601 only
D Hexagonal nut M5 (2x), cars with SA 601 only

3.To install and connect the aerial amplifier (cars without SA 601 only)

Aerial Amplifier Retrofit BMW 3 Series Convertible (E46/C)

[1] Open Fakra plug connector X13323.

Release tied back, black 3-pin plug X1765 from the wiring harness.

Aerial Amplifier Retrofit BMW 3 Series Convertible (E46/C)

Place speed nuts B on the universal charger/hands-free electronic control unit holder (1).

Aerial Amplifier Retrofit BMW 3 Series Convertible (E46/C)

Use hexagonal screws C to screw aerial amplifier A onto the universal charger/hands-free electronic control unit holder (1).

Aerial Amplifier Retrofit BMW 3 Series Convertible (E46/C)

Connect plug X1765 and Fakra socket and plug contact X13323 to aerial amplifier A.

4.To install and connect the aerial amplifier (cars with SA 601 only)

Aerial Amplifier Retrofit BMW 3 Series Convertible (E46/C)

[2] Open Fakra plug connector X13323.

Release tied back, black 3-pin plug X1765 from the wiring harness.

Aerial Amplifier Retrofit BMW 3 Series Convertible (E46/C)

Use hexagonal nuts D to screw aerial amplifier A onto the universal charger/hands-free electronic control unit holder (1).

Aerial Amplifier Retrofit BMW 3 Series Convertible (E46/C)

Connect plug X1765 and Fakra socket and plug contact X13323 to aerial amplifier A.

5.Concluding work

This retrofit system does not require coding.

  • Connect battery
  • Conduct a brief test with DIS/MoDiC/GT 1
  • Conduct a function test
  • Assemble the car again following the instructions to dismantle it in reverse order.
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