Aerial Compensator Retrofit BMW Z4 (E85)

EBA – 01 29 0 301 819
BMW Installation Instructions

Retrofit kit No.: 84 64 0 301 723

Installation time

The installation time is 0.5 hours, but this may vary depending on the condition of the car and the equipment in it.

Important information

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.

Ensure that the cables/lines are not kinked or damaged as you install them in the car. The costs incurred as a result of this will not be reimbursed by BMW AG.

Additional cables/lines that you install must be secured with cable ties.

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

All the figures show LHD cars, proceed accordingly on RHD cars.



1. Parts list
2. Preparations
3. To install and connect the aerial compensator
4. Concluding work and coding

1.Parts list


A Aerial compensator
B Speed nut M5 (2x)
C Hexagonal screw M5 x 14 (2x)


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

3.To install and connect the aerial compensator

Push speed nuts B onto the transceiver module holder (1).

Use hexagonal screws C to screw aerial compensator A onto the transceiver module holder (1).Push speed nuts B onto the transceiver module holder (1).

Open the Fakra aerial connection (1).

Release the tied back, black 3-pin plug (2) from the wiring harness.

Connect the Fakra aerial plug (1) and the 3-pin plug (2) to aerial compensator A.

4.Concluding work and coding

The aerial compensator 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.